'“It’s definitely something as a football player you don’t want to go through,” he said. “There’s a lot of steps you have to go through to get back on the field. You just have to see it through. I’ve been feeling well for a while now, but you have to respect their end of the process and them getting me back on the field. Football is a short span of your life, and your health goes on past football. So, I had to do everything right to make sure you’re out there safe and functioning the way you’re supposed to be.”'