Bryant to retire after decade in NFL

Updated: June 23, 2009, 2:22 PM ET
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- Fernando Bryant, a cornerback and former first-round draft pick who played 10 NFL seasons with the Jacksonville Jaguars, Detroit Lions and Pittsburgh Steelers, is retiring.

Bryant started 109 of the 112 NFL games he played, making seven interceptions and recovering nine fumbles.

Bryant, from Alabama, was the No. 26 overall pick by Jacksonville in 1999 and played five seasons with the Jaguars before signing with the Lions as a free agent in 2004.

The 32-year-old ...

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