Manny Ramirez Retires: Latest Comments and Reaction

June 8, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Chicago Bears offensive lineman Manny Ramirez retired Wednesday, according to the team's official Twitter account.
Ramirez spoke about his decision, via the Bears' official website:
When it’s time, it’s time. You can’t really push it anymore when your body tells you that you can’t do what’s required at this level. That’s one thing that I’ve always told myself throughout my entire career, that when the body starts not being able to produce like it’s supposed to, you really can’t do anything about it.
Ramirez signed a one-year deal with the club in late March after spending four years with the Detroit Lions and four years with the Denver Broncos. 
A fourth-round pick of the Lions in the 2007 draft, Ramirez largely rode the bench during his first two seasons in the Motor City before starting 12 games in 2009. 
However, Detroit cut Ramirez shortly after the 2010 season, and he didn't find work aga...

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