Former NFL cornerback Jabari Greer, who played for the New Orleans Saints, announced his retirement on Thursday.
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Jabari Greer, who played cornerback in the NFL for the Buffalo Bills and New Orleans Saints over 10 seasons, announced Thursday that he will retire from playing football.
The cornerback never made a Pro Bowl, but he played a key role in each of his seasons despite being an undrafted free agent before joining the Bills.
After the 2008 season, the Bills let him go in free agency before the Saints signed him to a four-year contract. This turned out to be a smart move for the Saints as their defense came alive and helped propel the team to a Super Bowl victory in the 2009 season.
The cornerback had notched two interceptions in four consecutive seasons, and he posted a career-high with three in 2012.
However, his 2013 season was cut short by a torn ACL before the Saints decided to release him in the ensuing offseason to save salary cap space. No team expressed serious interest in the cornerback, so he decided to hang up his jersey for good.