Published November 20, 2014
Former New York Giants, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Houston Texans running back Derrick Ward announced his retirement on Tuesday.
"To all my fans just wanted to let u know its been a great ride the last 9yrs but I'm calling it a career. I thank u all for believing in me,!" Ward said on his Twitter account.
The former seventh-round pick rushed for a career-high 1,025 yards with the Giants in 2008.
Over the course of his nine-year career, the 31-year-old ran for 2,628 yards and 12 touchdowns.