Discussion

Broncos WR Smith to retire after series of injuries

Updated: July 24, 2008, 4:12 PM ET
By Bill Williamson | ESPN.com

In a formality, Broncos all-time leading wide receiver Rod Smith is retiring.

Broncos coach Mike Shanahan made the announcement on Thursday.

Smith did not play in the 2007 season after having hip surgery. After a second procedure this winter, the team put him on the reserve list, but Smith had said that he wasn't yet ready to officially retire.

Thinking he still might play, Smith turned down a chance to be the Broncos receivers coach in February.

In June, Smith visited ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ALSO SEE

MORE NFL HEADLINES