Miami Dolphins NT Jason Ferguson Announces Retirement

July 16, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Coming off a torn biceps injury and facing an eight-game suspension to begin the 2010 season, Miami Dolphins veteran nose tackle Jason Ferguson has decided to retire after 13 seasons.

Thursday's announcement came just four months after the 35-year-old Ferguson opted to re-sign with the Dolphins as an unrestricted free agent.

Originally drafted by Bill Parcells and the New York Jets in the seventh round in 1997, Ferguson spent eight seasons with the Jets through the 2004 season.

Brought to Dallas by Parcells in 2005, Ferguson played three seasons for the Cowboys before being traded to the Dolphins in the 2008 offseason for a swap of sixth-round picks as well as a 2009 sixth-round pick.

In 25 games over two seasons with the Dolphins, Ferguson started all but three games at nose tackle and totaled 55 tackles.

With Randy Starks' move to the starting nose tackle position in 2010, Ferguson was likely to fill a veteran mentor role during his sus...

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