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Baltimore Ravens running back Ricky Williams just said about a week ago that he was ready to come back for another season. It seems that he ended up having a change of heart.
According to Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network, Williams has informed the Ravens that he’ll be retiring from the NFL.
LaCanfora also indicated that the Ravens were ready to have Williams come back for the 2012 season, since he had one more year left on his contract.
I’m kind of surprised Williams didn’t decide to play one more season, in order to try and get a Super Bowl ring with the Ravens, since they’re clearly a contender.
Even though Williams decided to abruptly retire in 2004, he came back in 2005 and had a pretty good career with over 10,000 career rushing yards.
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Baltimore Ravens running back Ricky Williams has decided to retire from the NFL after 11 seasons, he announced Tuesday. Williams briefly retired once before, missing the 2004 season. He was facing a four-game suspension for violating the league’s drug policy before he shockingly announced he was leaving the game. He returned in 2005, then left to spend the 2006 season with Toronto...
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) -- Ricky Williams is retiring from the NFL.
This time, however, it appears to be for good.
The 34-year-old Williams told the Baltimore Ravens on Tuesday he won't be back to fulfill the second year of a contract he signed in August. Playing as a backup to Ray Rice this year, Williams ran for 444 yards and scored two touchdowns.
He also became...
It would seem that we will be bidding farewell to Ricky Williams once again, and hopefully for the last time. According to Jason La Canfora, Williams has informed the team of his intention to retire.
Williams ends his career with an impressive 10,009 career rushing yards, averaging 4.1 yards per carry. La Canfora indicated on Twitter that the team would have kept Williams for...
Remeber when Ricky Williams was a crazy ass man back in about 2004? And around that time, he announced his retirement after all those problems with the marijuana. Along with that, he played some Canadian football.However, he returned and fixed his NFL career the right way, finishing a game away from the Super Bowl. I mean, who would've thought he would finish it out well? Who...
Ricky Williams announced on Tuesday that he was retiring from football and the National Football League. His decision comes as a shock to many, as Ricky stated he wanted to play another season after the Ravens loss in the AFC Championship game a few weeks back. I'm not going to attempt to break down his career here, but I did want to share some thoughts on the man and the...
Baltimore Ravens running back Ricky Williams is planning to retire, multiple media outlets reported on Tuesday.
Ricky Williams is retiring from the NFL. Again. This time, however, it appears to be for good. The 34-year-old Williams told the Baltimore Ravens on Tuesday that he won't be back to fulfill the second year of a contract he signed in August. Playing as a backup to Ray Rice this year, Williams ran for 444 yards and scored two touchdowns.
Baltimore Ravens running back Ricky Williams says he's retiring from football.
Baltimore Ravens running back Ricky Williams plans to retire, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) -- Baltimore Ravens running back Ricky Williams says he's retiring from football.
The retirement of Ricky Williams leaves the Ravens with one running back who has more than five career NFL carries -- and that’s Ray Rice, who is an unrestricted free agent this offseason.