CB Antoine Winfield to retire after Seahawks release him

By Ryan Wilson | CBSSports.com

Antoine Winfield lasted just four months in Seattle. (USATSI)

Veteran cornerback Antoine Winfield signed a one-year deal with the Seahawks in April. On Saturday, he was a roster casualty. Coach Pete Carroll tweeted -- as CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora reported earlier -- that Winfield intends to retire.

The Seahawks felt comfortable enough with their young physical secondary to move forward without Winfield, who is 36 years old and entering his 15th season.

The Bills selected Winfield in the first round of the 1999 NFL Draft. In his career, he has 27 interceptions, 11 fumble recoveries and 7.5 sacks.

 
CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre
NEVER MISS A MOCK DRAFT
Sign up to our newsletter and find out who your team could be picking
 

nfl Video

July 25, 2014
Derrick Mason on Rice's two-game suspension (8:31)
1 July 24, 2014
Rice's suspension
(2:18)
2 July 25, 2014
Roddy White signs four-year extension
(1:46)
3 July 24, 2014
Derek Mason on Richard Sherman
(1:27)

Latest

Most Popular