September 15, 2014
Defensive tackle Richard Seymour could be forgiven for worrying about his transition into retirement. However, he’s not. Toying with retirement is one factor that has seen him remain calm during this period but one of the most contributing factors to his seemingly happy demeanor in his current situation is that he has began to tread the boards in a new career path.
Seymour had a storied career in football. The New England Patriots drafted him in 2001, where he was sixth draft overall. He went on to appear at 7 Pro Bowls and win 3 Super Bowls with the Patriots. And as Seymour etched his name in history, he would be forgiven if he slowly unwound and relaxed into the retirement. However, like many professional athletes, filling the void of elite competition can be quite hard. Luckily for Seymour, his second passion in life, poker was always (read more…)