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Jacob Bell retires with health intact

Updated: May 11, 2012, 1:57 AM ET
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Jacob Bell surprised many this week when he walked away from the NFL just one month after signing a free-agent contract with the Cincinnati Bengals. For Bell, however, his health was more important than the paycheck.

The offensive lineman, in an appearance on ESPN's "Outside The Lines" on Wednesday, said he has gotten support from fellow NFL players for making the decision to walk away with his health intact.

"A lot have said -- the No. 1 thing people have said to me is, 'Your ...

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