He had great advice for athletes and praise for number 59!

Dale Earnhardt Jr. had to make a tough decision on his racing career. Continue driving and risk your health or retire. So Jr. certainly understands what was at stake when Luke Kuechly announced his retirement.

Check out what Jr. had to say and read more here.

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