BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Former Baltimore Ravens running back Justin Forsett announced his retirement from the NFL.
The 31-year-old played for seven teams including the Baltimore Ravens, the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks, across a nine-year career.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: More Than 1.8K New Cases & 15 Deaths Reported Saturday
Forsett tweeted, “It’s been an amazing ride and I’m grateful for every moment.”READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Mild Saturday, With Temps Dropping Sunday
He continued to say, “Against all odds, critics, and naysayers, I accomplished something great. Scouts measured my height and said I was too short. They measured my 40-yard dash and said I was too slow. They looked at my build and said I wouldn’t last. But they couldn’t measure my heart, my faith, and my perseverance.”MORE NEWS: Health Officials Urge Vaccination & Boosters As COVID-19 Rate Rises, Omicron Arrives In Maryland
Forsett finished his NFL career with 820 carries for 3,890 yards and 19 touchdowns.