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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 34-year old cornerback came into the league back in 2003 with Polamalu, being selected by [&hellip...

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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...

David Wilson Placed on IR, Advised to End NFL Career

August 4, 2014 • Breaking News, Camp/Preseason, Front Page, New York Giants, NFC, NFC East, RetirementsComments (0)

After a short career filled with extreme highs and lows, 23-year old New York Giants running back David Wilson might be forced into an early retirement. Wilson received news Monday afternoon that he will be unable to play during the duration of the 2014...

Sidney Rice Retirement: Taking a Look Back at his Career

July 23, 2014 • Breaking News, Front Page, Minnesota Vikings, NFC, Retirements, Seattle SeahawksComments (0)

At the ripe age of 27, former Pro Bowl wide receiver Sidney Rice has announced his retirement from the National Football League, according to ProFootball Talk. In his third season with the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks, Rice missed 10 starts in...

Giants’ Guard Chris Snee Expected to Announce Retirement

July 20, 2014 • Breaking News, New York Giants, NFC, NFC East, RetirementsComments (0)

According to FOX Sports and numerous other media sources, New York Giants’ long-time center Chris Snee will meet with the team on Monday morning and is expected to shortly thereafter announce his retirement from the National Football League. Though...

Taking a Look Back at the Career of Vince Young

June 25, 2014 • AFC, AFC South, Features, Front Page, History, Recap, Retirements, Tennessee TitansComments (0)

In the NFL some players are superstars one season, and out of the league the next season. A player that perfectly embodies this idea is former quarterback Vince Young. Once labeled as, “the Next Big Thing”, Young struggled in the later years of...

Former Seahawks No. 4 Overall Draft Pick Abruptly Announces Retirement

August 29, 2013 • Front Page, NFC, NFL Draft, RetirementsComments (0)

It’s an unfortunate part of the league, but it happens more often than you’d think. A highly-touted first round draft pick has a promising start to his NFL career, only to have it abruptly end in disappointment just a few short years later....

Urlacher Retirement: 2013 Off-Season has been the Season for Retiring Legends

May 26, 2013 • RetirementsComments (0)

Ray Lewis, Matt Birk, Ronde Barber. And now Brian Urlacher. The long-time Chicago Bears middle linebacker joins the list of this era’s living legends to retire from the game this off-season, announcing his official retirement on Wednesday. Urlacher...

Tampa Bay Loses a Champion: 38-year old Ronde Barber Officially Announces Retirement

May 10, 2013 • Breaking News, RetirementsComments (0)

In Tampa earlier today, 16-year veteran defensive back Ronde Barber officially announced his retirement from the National Football League in a tear-ridden press conference. The long-time Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback finished his final professional season...