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After 11 seasons in the NFL, running back Ricky Williams is retiring. He will end a career that included five 1,000-yard seasons, 74 career touchdowns and over 10,000 yards total rushing.
Last week Williams told reporters he was coming back for next season.
"I've grown a lot, kind of falling into a new role and a new city and a new organization, and I've gotten better. And like everyone else, I feel like I have something to build on for next year."
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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...
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...
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.
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.