San Francisco 49ers defensive end Bryant Young (97) is carried off the field by teammates after his team's win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in an NFL football game in San Francisco, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2007. San Francisco won 21-19. Young plans to retire at the end of the season.
San Francisco 49ers defensive end Bryant Young (97) is carried off the field by teammates after his team's win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in an NFL football game in San Francisco, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2007. San Francisco won 21-19. Young plans to retire at the end of the season. Marcio Jose Sanchez AP
San Francisco 49ers defensive end Bryant Young (97) is carried off the field by teammates after his team's win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in an NFL football game in San Francisco, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2007. San Francisco won 21-19. Young plans to retire at the end of the season. Marcio Jose Sanchez AP
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