Giants DE Strahan to retire after 15 years, seven Pro Bowls

Updated: June 10, 2008, 12:44 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Michael Strahan had what he wanted -- a Super Bowl championship to add to a résumé featuring seven Pro Bowls and two sack records. Now it was time to leave football and leave the New York Giants after 15 years in the NFL.

Four months after a stunning Super Bowl victory over the previously unbeaten New England Patriots, the 36-year-old Strahan informed Giants co-owner John Mara he was done. He will be walking away from a $4 million contract for the 2008 ...

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