Steinberg's MMQB: A tip of the hat to one of the best

While there seemed to be a quiet understanding it could happen, it was still a jolt to hear about Michael Reilly’s retirement from professional football early last week. After 11 seasons in the CFL, including his final eight as a bona fide starter, the 37-year-old quarterback is moving on to his next step. And Reilly deserves every single accolade he’s getting on his way out.

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It's very easy to learn to dislike the stars of your favorite team's opponents. For Michael Reilly I only have respect.