Fullback Bradie Ewing announced his retirement from the the NFL on his personal twitter account on Friday. Ewing played three NFL seasons. He was with the Falcons from 2012-2013 and with the Jaguars in 2014. Jacksonville waived Ewing on March 31. "After much thought and consideration, I have decited to retire from my NFL career," Ewing said in a statement. "This has been a very tough personal decision. Football has been an incredible forum for me to utilize my God given talents and has given me a lot of opportunity for growth through both success and adversity. "Significant to me is that I feel like I am leaving the game in relatively good health considering the many injuries and surgeries I have sustained throughout my football career." The Falcons took Ewing in the fifth round of the 2012 draft.
The Jaguars waived fullback Bradie Ewing on Tuesday, according to ESPN. Ewing, 25, has not played since 2013 when he was a member of the Falcons. The moves leaves Jacksonville without a fullback on the roster.
The Jaguars made several roster moves on Saturday, according to the Florida Times-Union. The team signed fullback Harvey Unga and tackle Cody Booth. In exchange, they waived wide receiver Chad Hall and waived/injured reserve fullback Bradie Ewing.
Jaguars fullback Bradie Ewing was forced out of Thursday's preseason game against the Bears in Chicago because of a wrist injury, the Florida Times-Union reports. Ewing suffered the injury in the second half and was ruled out for the remainder of the game.
The Jaguars claimed fullback Bradie Ewing off waivers from the Falcons.
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