Buffalo Bills Center Eric Woods received devastating news after his end the year physical conducted by the team doctor’s, a bulging disc in his neck would put an end to his career. Wood’s was to release the information at a news conference on Monday January 29th, but was forced to release this statement today after word leaked about his injury: 

“I was diagnosed with a neck injury as part of my season-ending physical with the Bills,” said Wood in a team-issued statement. “After consultation with Dr. Cappuccino and other physicians, I was informed that I was no longer cleared to play football, even with surgery or further treatment.

I appreciate and thank everyone for their thoughts, concerns and prayers, and I will shed more light on the situation at a press conference on Monday at the team facility.”

Woods started and played 120 games for the Bills over nine seasons earning a Pro Bowl appearance in 2015. Woods is also very involved in the community and just this past November raised $57,000 the John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital of Buffalo.

Woods along with coach Sean McDermott and General Manager Brandon Beane will meet with the media on Monday at 1 PM. 

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