His pass in Super Bowl XL helped clinch the Steelers' fifth Lombardi.
Now people might know Randle El for another reason: He's having trouble remembering things and having trouble walking down stairs.
The Post-Gazette's story was a grabber, with Randle El saying he wouldn't play football if he could do it over again.
Here's a quote:
The kids are getting bigger and faster, so the concussions, the severe spinal cord injuries, are only going to get worse. It’s a tough pill to swallow because I love the game of football. But I tell parents, you can have the right helmet, the perfect pads on, and still end up with a paraplegic kid. There’s no correcting it. There’s no helmet that’s going to correct it. There’s no teaching that’s going to correct it. It just comes down to it’s a physically violent game. Football players are in a car wreck every week.
He played football for nine seasons. Now he worries ab…