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Ravens offensive lineman John Urschel announces his retirement

Ravens offensive lineman John Urschel announces his retirement

Offensive lineman John Urschel, 26, informed Ravens officials before the team’s first training camp practice this morning that he is retiring.

Urschel, a fifth-round pick in 2014 out of Penn State, started 13 games for the Ravens over the previous three seasons at either guard or center. He was expected

to compete with Ryan Jensen and Matt Skura for the starting center job after the Ravens traded three-year starter Jeremy Zuttah in the offseason.

“This morning John Urschel informed me of his decision to retire from football,” Ravens coach John Harbaugh said in a statement this morning. “We respect John and respect his decision. We...

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