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    Long-time Broncos WR Smith retires after 13 seasons

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    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Broncos receiver Rod Smith broke out a pair of dark, designer shades and his two Super Bowl rings for the occasion, wearing one on each hand.

    The rings were a reminder of what once was, the shades to hide the tears.

    Smith stepped into a room full of family, friends and teammates Thursday and announced his NFL career was done.

    He tried to tell a joke to start things off, but his usual wisecracks failed him. Instead, he pulled a tissue from his pocket and dabbed at his eyes.

    Saying farewell wasn't easy.

    "I gave them everything I had," Smith said as he choked up while announcing his retirement.


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    Re: Long-time Broncos WR Smith retires after 13 seasons

    about time this guy packed it in. he has been around a long time, and has pretty good numbers but i do not think he is hall of fame worthy
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    Re: Long-time Broncos WR Smith retires after 13 seasons

    Yeah not quite enough, not in the top 10 in any major categories, but who knows I wouldn't be surprised if he was elected in...

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    Re: Long-time Broncos WR Smith retires after 13 seasons

    This is one of those guys that has played for a long time that I really don't have a opinion on.
    Maybe that is a good thing.
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    Re: Long-time Broncos WR Smith retires after 13 seasons

    i wish i could retire with two rings
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    Re: Long-time Broncos WR Smith retires after 13 seasons

    "gregair13" wrote:
    about time this guy packed it in. he has been around a long time, and has pretty good numbers but i do not think he is hall of fame worthy
    He was a consummate professional.

    He is not hall of fame worthy IMHO!

    2 Rings won't get him in.

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    Re: Long-time Broncos WR Smith retires after 13 seasons

    Good to see someone with enough sense to wait a while before announcing retirement. Seems like a class act to me. His numbers might have been better if he played for a team that wasn't so run happy. Still a very good NFL career.

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    Re: Long-time Broncos WR Smith retires after 13 seasons

    "snowinapril" wrote:
    "gregair13" wrote:
    about time this guy packed it in. he has been around a long time, and has pretty good numbers but i do not think he is hall of fame worthy
    He was a consummate professional.

    He is not hall of fame worthy IMHO!

    2 Rings won't get him in.
    Why not?
    Favre only has ONE ring and he is gonna get in!
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