A Buffalo Bills linebacker announced his intention Thursday to retire from the NFL after spending nine seasons in the league. The move came in Week 3 as the 1-1 Bills prepare to play the Washington Commanders on Sunday.
A Buffalo Bills linebacker retired
According to Mike Garafolo with the NFL Network, linebacker Christian Kirksey told the Bills he is retiring after nine seasons in the NFL.
After a successful nine-year career, LB Christian Kirksey has informed the #Bills he intends to retire, according to his agents. The 2014 third-round pick of the #Browns walks away after recording 778 tackles, 16.5 sacks and seven interceptions.
— Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) September 21, 2023
Kirksey made 94 starts during his nine seasons in the league. He spent time with the Green Bay Packers and Houston Texans. The Texans released Kirksey at the end of training camp this year.
The Bills signed him to their practice squad for this season.
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