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Broncos confirm Smith press conference

7/24/2008

Posted by ESPN.com's Bill Williamson

The Broncos just announced that receiver Rod Smith will hold a press conference at 2 p.m. locally.
Smith reportedly will announce his retirement at the press conference. The team declined to confirm the press conference on Wednesday, however, sources said that Smith would make the announcement Thursday. The move is a formality. Smith, 38, did not play last year because of a hip surgery. He had a second procedure on the hip this winter.

Smith has 849 receptions for 11,389 yards over his 13-year career, all in Denver.