BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Eric Wood’s career is over.
The Buffalo Bills center suffered a neck injury, ending his time playing in the NFL.
Wood released a statement on Twitter Friday. He said “I was diagnosed with a neck injury as part of my season-ending physical with the Bills. 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.”
Wood spent his entire NFL career with the Bills, joining the team in 2009.
Bills players tweeted about the injury:
Bills fans have been asking people to donate to The Eric Wood Fund, which supports The Children’s Hospital of Buffalo Foundation.
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