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Kerry Collins Retiring After 16 Seasons

Former New York Giants QB Kerry Collins is calling it quits after an impressive 16-year career. Collins was a member, and the starting QB of the 2000 Giants that lost in the Super Bowl to the Baltimore Ravens. Collins played 5 years in New York and, repaired at the time of his arrival, a fairly shaky imagine. Collins will finish his career in the top ten in NFL history for career passing attempts and completions, and will finish 11th all time for passing yards. Collins threw for over 40,000 yards and finished with 206 touchdown passes.

Kerry Collins will be forever remembered in Giants history for leading the Giants to the Super Bowl in 2000.

Few athletes, if any, did more for the New York community ten years ago post-9/11 than Kerry Collins did. He is considered a hero by many for his efforts. He donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to the FDNY and many other various organizations tasked with rebuilding the city of New York after the devastating attacks. Kerry Collins also had a great relationship with sick children who spent most of there young lives in hospitals. Collins will be known for his gun slinging mentality, refusing to be a backup, because he just wanted to “play football.”

Although Collins did not win championship, and probably won’t be enshrined in Canton, he provided a reliability and stability at the quarterback position that maybe only his teams fans could truly appreciate. When Kerry Collins played, he gave his team a chance to win every Sunday.

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One Response to “Kerry Collins Retiring After 16 Seasons”

  1. Patrick says:

    Thank you Kerry and good luck in life!

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