Titans OLB Kamerion Wimbley announced that he is retiring from the NFL on Thursday.
“I’d like to thank the National Football League for giving me the opportunity to play the game that I love. (cont) http://t.co/GVtM6SFGDW
Titans GM Ruston Webster released a statement regarding Wimbley ‘s retirement:
“We want to congratulate Kamerion on a his NFL career. He is a true pro and a fantastic person. Not everyone gets to walk away from the game on their own terms and he is doing that today and for that he has my respect. I know he has a number of business ventures already and we wish him and his family the best in what lies ahead.”
Wimbley, 31, had two years remaining on his three-year, $9 million contract and would have made base salaries of $1.85 million (2015) and $2.35 million (2016) over the remainder of the contract.
Over the course of his nine-year NFL career, Wimbley recorded 322 tackles, 53.5 sacks, eight forced fumbles, four recoveries, and two interceptions.