Rolando McClain retires again

Updated: April 22, 2014, 5:14 PM ET
By Seth Wickersham | ESPN The Magazine

Rolando McClain is walking away from the NFL again, this time for good.

On the day the linebacker was due to report to the Baltimore Ravens for the first day of the team's offseason workout program, he sent a text to ESPN.com saying, "I gotta follow my heart. It ain't football. If football made me complete I would play. But whenever I think of it my heart pulls me away from whatever reason. ... This means I'm done."

The Ravens officially placed McClain back on the reserve-retired ...

Read full story


Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.