Thursday, April 29, 2010

Seahawk Walter Jones Hangs It Up

9 time Pro Bowl selected Seahawk left tackle Walter Jones has announced his retirement. The 13 year pro missed all of last season due to an injury suffered late in the 2008 season and subsequent surgeries. Playing in a position that draws little attention, Jones accomplishments were brought to light in 2005 when Seattle headed to what was to become their first Super Bowl apearance. Tailback Shaun Alexander set a league rushing record and quarterback Matt Hasselbeck played injury free in what was at that time, the NFL's premier offensive line. According to the Seattle Times, Jones played in more post season games than any other player in franchise history. The team immediately retired his jersey number, 71

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