Injuries, Epilepsy End Baltimore Ravens CB Samari Rolle’s Career

April 13, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Maybe we could have seen this coming with all his injuries and the fact he missed the entire season last year.
But when the Baltimore Ravens announced Tuesday that they were terminating the contract of Samari Rolle, they inevitably cut ties to one of the greatest cornerbacks in league history.
And that's saying something.
13 years ago when Rolle first entered the league with the Tennessee Oilers as the 14th pick in the second round, many expected him to continue his ball-hawking ways like he did at Florida State.
His 24 starts as a Seminole earned him First team All-ACC Team honors and Football News' s Third Team All-American honors, as he recorded 111 tackles and 12 interceptions, four of which came against one of the school's rivals—the University of Miami.
Rolle didn't take long to make an impact in the NFL. His rookie season he played in 15 games, averaging two tackles per game.
In his second year, he blew up.
Accumulating 70 tackles, three ...

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