Chris Clemons Retires: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

July 29, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Two days before the Seattle Seahawks are set to open training camp Saturday, veteran defensive end Chris Clemons has announced his retirement.
Mike Garafolo of NFL.com and Curtis Crabtree of the Associated Press reported the news.
Clemons, 34, signed a one-year contract with the Seahawks in April. He was previously with the franchise from 2010 to 2013 before spending the past two seasons with the Jacksonville Jaguars. An undrafted free agent in 2003, Clemons also spent time with Washington, the Oakland Raiders and Philadelphia Eagles. (He was also briefly on the Cleveland Browns' practice squad.)
A late bloomer who started just three games in his first seven years out of college, Clemons emerged as a star after joining Seattle. After recording 20 career sacks before his arrival, he racked up 22 in his first two years with the Seahawks. He wound up with three double-digit sack seasons in four years with the franchise, emerging as a vital piece to the Seahaw...

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