Kamerion Wimbley Announces Retirement from NFL


NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Titans outside linebacker Kamerion Wimbley announced his retirement today, ending his three-year run in Tennessee and nine-year career in the NFL.

Originally a first-round pick by the Cleveland Browns in 2006 (13th overall pick), the 6-foot-4, 258-pound Wimbley signed as a free agent with the Titans on March 20, 2012 after two seasons with the Oakland Raiders (2010-11) and four seasons in Cleveland (2006-09).

"We want to congratulate Kamerion on a his NFL career," Titans General Manager Ruston Webster said. "He is a true pro and a fantastic person. Not everyone gets to walk away from the game on their own terms and he is doing that today and for that he has my respect. I know he has a number of business ventures already and we wish him and his family the best in what lies ahead."

In 140 career games (123 starts), Wimbley posted 533 tackles (358 solo), 53.5 QB sacks, 32 tackles for loss, two interceptions, 13 passes defensed, nine forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and six special teams tackles.

His best season with the Titans came in 2012, when he started all 16 games and tied for second on the team with six sacks and finished second on the defense with nine quarterback pressures. 

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