CHICAGO (CBS) — Before the Super Bowl, three-time Pro-Bowler Kyle Long hinted at a comeback.
“Everybody still wants to play. Can you still play is the question and I don’t know the answer to that. I may be seeking that answer until the day I die,” Long said at the time. “It’s a football problem. I’ve got a lot of suits (for work now).”READ MORE: Small Plane Lands On I-355 At 159th Street In Lockport
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The longtime Bears offensive lineman is returning to the NFL as a free agent after a year away.MORE NEWS: Illinois To Enter 'Bridge Phase' Of Reopening Plan On Friday, Full Reopening Possible By June 11
Long has pointed out that he didn’t retire – he was fired by the Bears.