Buffalo Bills' Vontae Davis retires at halftime of game

Sean Mc Dermott

Sean Mc Dermott

With Vontae Davis out of the picture, the Buffalo Bills had an open roster spot to use.

Davis wandered away from the Chargers game at halftime after strongly disliking what he saw (and participated in), but did his best to clear things up in the aftermath.

Buffalo fell to 0-2 on Sunday after a 31-20 loss to Los Angeles and will face the Vikings in Minnesota during Week 3.

The former Miami Dolphins CB Vontae Davis was on the field and started for The Buffalo Bills, but was nowhere to be seen come second half.

"It's completely disrespectful to his teammates", Bills linebacker Lorenzo Alexander told reporters after the game.

A touching tribute from Davis to his younger brother, who no matter what anyone says, retired on his own terms.

That's because the 30-year-old retired at halftime, a fact he confirmed in a statement posted on the NFL's Twitter account.

"But I hold myself to a standard". He had been in the National Football League since 2009 with the Miami Dolphins and Indianapolis Colts. Mentally, I always expect myself to play at a high level. But physically, I know today that isn't possible, and I had an honest moment with myself.

"While I was on the field, I just didn't feel right and I told the coaches 'I'm not feeling like myself, '" Davis said.

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