BUFFALO, N.Y. — Buffalo Bills safety Jordan Poyer has opened up to the world about his fight with alcohol.
On Saturday he posted a heartfelt message on his Instagram about his first year of sobriety.
"I’m writing this knowing there are others out there like me that realize they too need help. My first step was realizing I had a drinking problem. Cause I did," Poyer wrote in the post.
He says he drank almost every day after the Bills' playoff loss to the Houston Texans in 2020.
Poyer said was able to get help from his friends and family after attending three trips to alcoholics anonymous. He specifically thanked his wife Rachel for her love and support during his recovery.
He also finished his message saying his direct messages were open to anyone who needed help or wanted to ask questions.
The comments section of the post is filled with words of encouragement from fellow players, family, friends and fans.