Potential hardships for aging vets

In an uncapped year, players 30 and older would likely struggle to find work

Originally Published: February 24, 2010
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

The releases of 30-year-old running backs Jamal Lewis, LaDainian Tomlinson and Brian Westbrook shouldn't come as a surprise.

Running backs tend to wear down when they hit 29 or 30. That's been the case in this league for many decades.

But I think a bigger trend is going to be established in this potential uncapped year. It's not going to be good to be a 30-plus-year-old veteran at any position.

Over the next week, you'll see a bunch of 30-year-old veterans released. That's ...

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