The word is that Dielman "is close to announcing he will retire," the paper notes, though Dielman and the team won't yet confirm it.
Dielman suffered a seizure and concussion in October but "appeared ready to play again," the Union-Tribune reports. But he will hang up his helmet for good "on the advice of doctors, with an eye toward quality of his life several years from now."
The four-time Pro Bowler has appeared in 120 games for the Chargers.
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