That Football is a violent game certainly isn't something that is lost on Priest Holmes who was once one of the most dominant running backs in the NFL for the Kansas City Chiefs. In a recent interview with Fox Sports, Holmes describes the violent effects being a workhorse running back can have on an ex-players body and how sometimes even the sky would change color after another bone jarring hit.
"This color obviously isn't going to be blue. It can be a color that can be orange. It can be red. The sky could turn green," Holmes told The Daily. "There's even an episode where you see a clear light, like light at the end of the tunnel."
Holmes says in the interview that he loved playing football but that the results is "situations in his life that he has to live with" Things such as migraines, and arthritic pain that makes it hard to get out of bed in the mornings. Holmes offers that it is all things that players don't think about while they are playing. Its something that even has him questioning whether or not he would like to see his three sons playing football.