We're getting close to the end of the NFL season, the point in which a champion is crowned—and several players say goodbye to the game and their careers.
For many players who will retire following this season, the ending has already been written. There are only eight teams still playing, so more than a few players have already played their final down.
And there are those whose teams are still alive, allowing them to chase a ring and finish up on the highest of highs.
The following players have had successful careers, but whether their Lombardi dreams are still going or not, they will be hanging up their cleats once the season comes to a close.
I've tried this subject before, but the months that have passed since have revealed other players likely headed for retirement before next season. Here are a few of them.