McAfee retired from the Indianapolis Colts after the 2016 season, after making the Pro Bowl for the second time as a punter. Former Colts punter Pat McAfee says former General Manager Ryan Grigson fining him for an Instagram post was the last straw that led him to retire from the NFL. In 2014, he was offered a new contract with the Colts, on a period of 5 years, and he decided to take it since he had a very good relationship with his teammates and his coach. Pat McAfee became very stabile, devoted player and played very well through his 2011 season. .
McAfee leaves the game with two years left on the five-year, $14.5 million deal he signed in 2014. Pat McAfee made the most surprising announcement in recent NFL history on Wednesday night. Future employers of Pat McAfee should be aware by now that if you want to keep the 31-year-old former Colts punter on staff, do not make him feel disrespected.
The decision by Indianapolis Colts punter/comedian Pat McAfee to abruptly retire presents the team with a unique situation. McAfee joined Barstool Sports to create content after retiring from the NFL in February 2017 but recently quit after feeling slighted on some business decisions, saying, “I began being disrespected by the business people in the building. Pat McAfee is perhaps known just as well for his internet prowess as he is for his skillful punting in the NFL. ... Pat decided to retire.
McAfee, 29, retires in the prime of his career. According to the Associated Press, Indianapolis Colts’ punter Pat McAfee was arrested for public intoxication and was also suspended for one game under NFL rules. Pat McAfee was on top of his game when he decided to retire from the Indianapolis Colts and the NFL one year ago. Pat McAfee opens up on relationship with Ryan Grigson: “He and I did not like each other at all” New, 117 comments By Josh Wilson @JoshWilsonSB Feb 2, 2017, 5:50pm EST Intro: Making some media rounds on Thursday, Pat McAfee explained why he decided to abruptly retire at the age of 29, with two years remaining on his contract. I’ve … $1 for 3 months. Intro: In a surprise move, Pat McAfee announced his retirement from the game of football early on Thursday morning. The decision by Indianapolis Colts punter/comedian Pat McAfee to abruptly retire presents the team with a unique situation. Future employers of Pat McAfee should be aware by now that if you want to keep the 31-year-old former Colts punter on staff, do not make him feel disrespected.
Pat McAfee announced Friday on Twitter that he has left Barstool Sports.