Former Giants LB Antonio Pierce Announces His Retirement


The end has arrived for Giants linebacker Antonio Pierce, as he has announced he is retiring from the NFL after nine seasons and is joining ESPN as and NFL analyst.

Pierce had spent the past five seasons with the Giants and was released by the team in February. He was the Giants’ defensive captain and helped team defeat the Patriots in the 2008 Super Bowl.

Pierce spent four seasons with the Washington Redskins before moving to the Giants. He played in 137 games, plus seven playoff games. He finishes his career with 687 tackles, nine sacks and seven interceptions.

He will appear on NFL Live, SportsCenter, ESPNEWS and 1050 ESPN New York.


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