AP Source: Jets release LT Ryan Clady after just 1 season

NEW YORK (AP) A person with direct knowledge of the New York Jets' plans say they have released left tackle Ryan Clady after just one season in which he played only nine games because of a shoulder injury. Clady was due $10 million next season - with a $1 million roster bonus due Wednesday - that made his return to New York under that contract unlikely. The person spoke to The...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Pat McAfee's retirement a sign of things to come for the NFL?

When the news that Indianapolis Colts punter Pat McAfee chose retirement at 29 over postseason surgery in order to pursue a career in entertainment, many in the NFL as well as fans were shocked to say the least. However, McAfee's choice to quit football seems to be endemic of a growing movement of players who are now choosing life over a future fraught with injury and further debilitation...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

25 elite NFL players who retired early in their careers

Retiring from professional sports is always tough, and the reasons can vary greatly. Sometimes no teams come knocking, other times players move on when they know they can no longer compete and occasionally a player is forced to retire due to injury. But once in a while, a player will exit while still in the prime of his career. The reasons behind this sort of decision also vary from...
December 30, 2016  |  Discuss

The New York Jets trade for Broncos’ left tackle Ryan Clady to replace D’Brickashaw Ferguson

After losing their starting left tackle D’Brickashaw Ferguson to retirement earlier this week, the New York Jets immediately sought out his replacement. As a result, New York has pulled the trigger on a trade for former Broncos’ left tackle Ryan Clady, via Adam Schefter of The Jets reportedly traded away a fifth-round pick for Clady and the Broncos’ seventh-round...
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April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

NY Jets D’Brickashaw Ferguson sends retirement letter to fans

Friday, it was reported that New York Jets lineman D’Brickashaw Ferguson was going to announce his retirement. He took to Twitter today to make that personal announcement to his fans. Thank you for the numerous messages of support. It has been a blessing to be apart of the NYJ. My letter to you — DBrickashaw Ferguson (@DBrickashaw) April 9, 2016...
Via The Comeback
April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Jets offensive tackle D’Brickashaw Ferguson to retire

Just a day after it was reported by ESPN that the New York Jets were asking D’Brickashaw Ferguson to take a pay cut, the left tackle has decided to retire at the age of 32, according to’s Rich Cimini. Ferguson is in good health, and not exactly old, which makes the move surprising. He has a $14.1 million cap charge against the Jets, who wanted to pay him less than...
Via The Comeback
April 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Ferguson felt 'betrayed' by NFL after seeing 'Concussion' movie

New York Jets offensive tackle D’Brickashaw Ferguson has shocked many NFL fans with his decision to retire, but perhaps we should have seen it coming. Back in December, Ferguson wrote a piece for Sports Illustrated providing some insight into how he felt after seeing the movie “Concussion.” He said he was “astounded” by what he learned regarding the NFL and its alleged...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Jets OT D’Brickashaw Ferguson retiring

Just 32 years old and after starting every single game during his 10-year career, New York Jets left tackle D’Brickashaw Ferguson is apparently stepping away from the game. ESPN’s Rich Cimini was the first to report the rather shocking news that the three-time Pro Bowler is retiring from the NFL: Filed to ESPN: Jets LT D'Brickashaw Ferguson is retiring today after 10 seasons...
Via Sportsnaut
April 08, 2016  |  Discuss

D’Brickashaw Ferguson is reportedly retiring

New York Jets offensive tackle D’Brickashaw Ferguson has reportedly decided to retire. Rich Cimini of was the first to pass the news along. Ferguson, 32, has appeared in every single game during his 10 year career and missed just one snap since he was drafted with the fourth overall pick in 2006. He is said to be healthy and not battling any new injuries, so the move...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Jets ask D'Brickashaw Ferguson to take pay cut so they can re-sign Fitzpatrick

The New York Jets are asking veteran left tackle D’Brickashaw Ferguson to take a pay cut in order to help the team re-sign Ryan Fitzpatrick, according to a report. The New York Daily News’ Manish Mehta reports the news and says the team talked with Ferguson last week at their facility about the plan. They made it clear to the former first-round draft pick that taking a pay cut...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

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