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Paralyzed Former Rutgers Player Eric LeGrand Retires As a Tampa Bay Buccaneer

In another selfless act, Eric LeGrand, who was recently signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced his retirement today via Twitter. In May of 2012,  the Tampa Bay Buccaneers added former Rutgers Scarlet Knight defensive tackle Eric LeGrand who was tragically paralyzed in a game in 2010, to their 90-man off-season roster.   The signing was as classy of a move as I have seen by a NFL team, and their kindness was reciprocated today.  Eric announced: ‘I am retiring as a buccaneer player today, I knew I wouldn’t keep the roster spot forever and my team enters camp today and I want them to.’  Kudos to The Buccaneers and Eric for their reminder that there is more to sports than just winning games.