This Date in Football: The Unretirement of Joe Namath
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This Date in Football: The Unretirement of Joe Namath

On July 18, 1969, Joe Namath announced he was coming out of retirement and would return as the quarterback for the New York Jets.  Wait, Joe Namath retired in the middle of his career?  That’s … MORE ►

Fare thee well, LaDainian Tomlinson
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Fare thee well, LaDainian Tomlinson

LaDainian Tomlinson’s NFL career is over.  The 11-year veteran will sign a one-day contract with the Chargers so he can officially retire with the team for whom be played 9 seasons and rushed for nearly … MORE ►

Brian Dawkins Retires
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Brian Dawkins Retires

Brian Dawkins announced his plans to retire from the NFL.  Find out what made Dawkins such a unique player in this sit-down interview with Steve Sabol that originally appeared on NFL Films Presents:

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This Day in Football: Joe Montanta Retires
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This Day in Football: Joe Montanta Retires

On this day in 1995, one of the NFL’s greatest quarterbacks announced his retirement. Watch Montana address his retirement in this clip from Joe Montana: The Fire Inside:

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This Day in Football: Drew Bledsoe Retires
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This Day in Football: Drew Bledsoe Retires

On this day in 2007, Drew Bledsoe retired from the NFL.  In 14 seasons, Bledsoe was elected to four Pro Bowls and led the New England to a victory in the 2001 AFC Championship, en … MORE ►

Torry Holt Returns to Rams. . .to Retire
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Torry Holt Returns to Rams. . .to Retire

Torry Holt will retire as part of the team that he helped win its only Super Bowl.  A member of the “Greatest Show on Turf,” Holt will sign a one-day contract with St. Louis before … MORE ►

Top 10: “I’m Retiring”
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Top 10: “I’m Retiring”

2 of the greatest soap operas of all time finally ended this year: All My Children and Brett Favre’s on again/off again retirement.

Favre’s retirement game with the media and fans is one of the … MORE ►