As he neared the end of a 15 year NFL career with the Detroit Lions and the Pittsburgh Steelers, Charlie Batch knew he had to prepare for retirement. In this article, Charlie explains the process of accepting this significant change in his life, saying, “as athletes, we all have an expiration date,” and he talks about his role today as a KDKA color analyst, as founder of the Best of the Batch Foundation, and as The Trust’s Senior Captain who assists in impacting the lives of former NFL players as they transition out of the league.

Read the full story on The Trust’s website.