Dielman is a nine-year veteran to go along with four Pro Bowl selections. It was previously believed that he would return next season despite suffering a very serious concussion and a later seizure. This is probably the right decision for him and his future.
The team has said that they were hoping to have him back next season but this will but even more pressure on A.J. Smith to find some decent talent to fill in for him and Marcus McNeill who will reportedly be released once free agency is open for business.