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Chicago Bears Linebacker Announces Retirement.

Published May 3, 2018 at 3:32 PM
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"After spending last year injured with a concussion and pectoral injury on top of being suspended for substance abuse violation, one player has called it quits. Inside linebacker Jerrell Freeman officially announced his retirement after six seasons in the NFL. He was officially a free agent and it doesn't look like he received many offers. The 32 year old signed a three year $12million deal with the Bears but was never able to match the success he found in his first season with the team where he put up 110 tackles (86 solo).He'll finish his career with 70 games played, all starts, registering 598 tackles (390 solo), 12 sacks, four interceptions, 20 passes defensed and eight forced fumbles.
We wish him the best in his future endeavours!
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