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Former Raven Jerraud Powers announces retirement

Former Raven Jerraud Powers announces retirement

Free agent cornerback Jerraud Powers, who started six games for the Ravens last year, has decided to retire.

The eight-year pro made the announcement yesterday on his Instagram account.

"With the 2017 season getting started and teams are preparing to be the best they can be, I think it's time for me to walk away from the game," Powers wrote. "The last eight years have been a joy and wonderful ride. Even though I can still compete and play at a high level, mentally, I'm ready for the next chapter of my life."

Powers, 29, had 33 tackles, two interceptions, five passes defended and one sack while playing in 13 games for the Ravens last...