NFL Fans React To Retirement Of 29-Year-Old Steelers DL Stephon Tuitt

NFL Fans React To Retirement Of 29-Year-Old Steelers DL Stephon Tuitt

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  • Pittsburgh Steelers DL Stephon Tuitt has announced his retirement from the NFL.
  • The NFL world reacts after the 29-year-old suddenly announced his decision.
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The longevity of NFL players continues to shrink. On June 1, Pittsburgh Steelers defensive lineman Stephon Tuitt announced his retirement from the NFL after eight seasons.

Tuitt played college football at Notre Dame and was a second-round draft choice for the Steelers back in 2014 and was a key contributor for Pittsburgh.

Tuitt’s career ends with 91 games, 246 tackles, 34.5 sacks and one interception. Tuitt sat out the entire 2021 campaign after the death of his brother, Richard Bartlett.

The announcement of Tuitt’s retirement is a surprise for a lot of people, and it comes shortly after captain Cam Hayward expressed some hope that Tuitt would play in 2022.

Nonetheless, a stellar career comes to an early end for Tuitt at the age of 29.

NFL world reacts to the sudden retirement of Stephon Tuitt

It sure seemed like Tuitt had some more years left in him. He played in 14 or more games in five seasons and was a starter for the Steelers.

The fans and media gave Tuitt a massive send-off on social media, and his presence on the defensive line will surely be missed in Pittsburgh.