There’s no guarantee that he’ll stick, or ever step on the field for the Chiefs. Colbert could be released at any time, and he knows it. But he also knows that every day he’s still around is another day he can pursue all of those unrealized dreams.
“”A comeback like that is unusual,” Kiffin said. “I mean, once you’re gone, you’re usually gone. They don’t open the doors back up for many people once you’ve been sitting out, because the league always wants to be young, and the way the salary cap is set up, it’s hard to keep older guys. It’s just a great story.”