Running Back Clinton Portis Retires From The Gridiron

NFL Photos(WASHINGTON) -- Former Washington Redskins running back Clinton Portis announced his retirement from the National Football League on Thursday.

The 30-year-old Portis spent nine years in the NFL, last playing for the Redskins in 2010. During his career, he rushed for 9,923 yards and 75 touchdowns on 2,230 carries.

Portis was originally drafted out of Miami by the Denver Broncos in the second round of the 2002 NFL draft. He spent two seasons in Denver before being dealt to the Redskins for cornerback Champ Bailey and a second-round draft pick in the 2004 NFL draft.

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