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Stephen Tulloch will announce retirement Thursday

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Linebacker Stephen Tulloch is set to announce his retirement from the NFL.

Tulloch, who is currently a free agent, will hold a press conference at the Lions’ facility to make the end of his NFL career official. He played in Detroit from 2011-15 before wrapping up his career with the Eagles last year.

Tulloch entered the league as a fourth-round pick by the Titans in 2005 and spent the first five years of his career in Tennessee. He moved into a regular role in the starting lineup during his third season and remained a starter throughout his time with the Lions. He didn’t miss a game through the first eight years of his career and played in 159 games overall.

Tulloch recorded 949 tackles, 14.5 sacks, five interceptions and two forced fumbles over his 11 seasons in the league.

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5 Responses to “Stephen Tulloch will announce retirement Thursday”
  1. waynefontesismyfather says: Apr 18, 2017 4:13 PM

    Good, solid player when healthy. That obviously took a nose dive late in his career.

    His sack of AR and then doing the “Discount Doublecheck” move which blew out his knee was the nail in his coffin. Although it was hilarious to see and that coming from a Detroit fan.

  2. scoops1 says: Apr 18, 2017 4:14 PM

    hahahah this is the same guy who tore his ACL celebrating a sack on Rodgers

    hahahaha

  3. theo547 says: Apr 18, 2017 4:20 PM

    Remember that one time he did the championship belt thing to Aaron Rodgers and then had his knee explode? Thats how I will always remember him.

  4. staffordsyear says: Apr 18, 2017 6:32 PM

    Nice solid career he put together. Glad hes announcing his retirement in Detroit.

  5. chetlemonbasketcatch says: Apr 19, 2017 1:46 AM

    Remember him Tebowing after sacking Tebow..

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