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Anquan Boldin Hangs up His Cleats After 14 NFL Seasons

August 20, 2017 • Breaking News, Front Page, RetirementsComments (0)

At 36 years of age, Buffalo Bills wide receiver Anquan Boldin has made the decision to hang his cleats up after 14 pro football seasons. While I, personally, would argue he belongs in the “Hall of Very Good,” there’s certainly an argument for Canton with Boldin’s 14-year career in Arizona, Baltimore, San Francisco and Detroit...

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Long-time Jets OT D’Brickashaw Ferguson Hangs up Cleats

April 8, 2016 • AFC, AFC East, Features, Front Page, New York Jets, RetirementsComments (0)

Another day, another National Football League player makes the decision to retire on his own terms. At age 32, New York Jets offensive tackle D’Brickashaw Ferguson has decided to hang up his cleats after 10 seasons in the NFL. Ferguson, a three-time Pro...

Lions: Calvin Johnson Heads to the Retirement Home

March 13, 2016 • Detroit Lions, Features, Front Page, NFC, NFC North, Off-Season, RetirementsComments (0)

Written by Joshua Mason Calvin Johnson announced his retirement effective immediately on the eighth of March. Megatron has been one of the biggest stars in the NFL for the last decade and it is always sad to see a player of this magnitude leaving the league....

Eight-year Patriots LB Jerod Mayo Announces Retirement

February 16, 2016 • AFC, AFC East, Breaking News, Front Page, New England Patriots, RetirementsComments (0)

The early retirement epidemic around the National Football League continues today with the retirement announcement of New England Patriots LB Jerod Mayo. After eight seasons in the league, the two-time Pro Bowler and one-time Super Bowl champion calls it...

News: Another Member of the Niners Hangs up His Cleats

June 5, 2015 • Breaking News, Front Page, NFC West, Retirements, San Francisco 49ersComments (0)

Another key piece of the San Francisco 49ers won’t be donning the gold and maroon next season. Patrick Willis (retirement) gone. Justin Smith (retirement) gone. Chris Boreland (retirement) gone. Frank Gore (Colts) gone. Mike Iupati (Cardinals) gone....

Redskins: Undrafted QB Halliday Retires Before Career Even Begins

May 16, 2015 • D.C., Front Page, NFL Draft, RetirementsComments (0)

According to the Washington Post, undrafted rookie quarterback Connor Halliday announced his retirement from football the night before the start of the Washington Redskins’ rookie mini camp. Halliday went undrafted in the 2015 NFL Draft, but was signed...

Former Baltimore Ravens FS Ed Reed Officially Announces Retirement

May 6, 2015 • AFC North, Baltimore, Baltimore Ravens, Breaking News, Front Page, RetirementsComments (0)

The heated Pittsburgh Steelers/Baltimore Ravens AFC North rivalry sees another great one call it quits. A few weeks after long-time Pittsburgh SS Troy Polamalu and CB Ike Taylor announce their respective retirements from the game of football, the long-time...

Most Memorable Moments During Polamalu/Taylor Era in Pittsburgh

April 14, 2015 • AFC, AFC North, Features, Front Page, Lists, Pittsburgh Steelers, RetirementsComments (0)

Last week it was future Hall of Fame strong safety Troy Polamalu announcing his retirement from the National Football League. And now, today, Polamalu’s long-time teammate Ike Taylor has announced that he’ll be hanging up his cleats as well. The...

Report: Steelers SS Troy Polamalu to Retire After 12 Seasons

April 9, 2015 • AFC, AFC North, Breaking News, Front Page, Pittsburgh Steelers, RetirementsComments (0)

After 12 seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers, strong safety Troy Polamalu has reportedly announced his retirement from the National Football League. Polamalu, 33, spent his entire 12-year career with the Steelers after being selected with the 16th overall...

Why the Early Retirement Trend is Just Beginning

March 11, 2015 • Features, Front Page, RetirementsComments (0)

Quarterback Jake Locker: four seasons, 26 years old. Linebacker Jason Worilds: five seasons, 27 years old. Linebacker Patrick Willis: eight seasons (7 Pro Bowl appearances), 30 years old. What is one thing that all three of the above NFL players have in...