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Long-time Dallas Cowboys’ TE Jason Witten Hangs Up his Cleats

May 3, 2018 • Dallas Cowboys, Features, Front Page, History, NFC East, RetirementsComments (0)

Jason Witten, long-time Dallas Cowboys’ tight end, hass officially announced that he’d be hanging up his football cleats after his illustrious 15 seasons in the National Football League. The 36-year old spent all 15 of his seasons donning the blue and silver star on his helmet, making 229 starts (239 games overall) and earning 11 [&hellip...

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Dwight Freeney Set to Retire From NFL At Age 38

April 19, 2018 • Breaking News, Front Page, RetirementsComments (0)

I suppose we all knew this day was coming. At the ripe age of 38 years old, longtime defensive end Dwight Freeney has made the decision to hang up his cleats and call it a career. And, oh, what a career it was! Freeney and his incredible spin move played 16...

Devin Hester: We’ll See You in Canton in Five Years

December 12, 2017 • Front Page, History, RetirementsComments (0)

Former second-round draft pick Devin Hester, 35, has officially announced his retirement from the National Football League. Hester last played for the Seattle Seahawks in last year’s postseason, but he is best-known for his time with the Chicago Bears....

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...

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...