Ravens announce retirements of several former Ravens
The Baltimore Ravens have announced that Willis McGahee, Vonta Leach, and Lardarius Webb will retire as Ravens. McGahee, Leach and Webb were all key members of the Ravens during successful seasons and it is great that they will forever be remembered as Ravens
Out of those three Webb is the only one that the Ravens drafted. Webb was drafted in the third round of the 2009 draft and played his entire nine year career with the Ravens.
Leach, one of the last true full backs lead some of the best running attacks for the Ravens.
McGahee came to Baltimore and was an immediate impact player. McGahee scored 31 touchdowns as a Raven
Here is the Ravens press release.
FORMER RAVENS TO ANNOUNCE RETIREMENTS
Former longtime NFL players FB Vonta Leach, RB Willis McGahee and CB Lardarius Webb will officially retire as Baltimore Ravens, the organization announced Wednesday.
Media availability will be held for each player in the Under Armour Performance Center auxiliary press room on the dates listed below:
Vonta Leach – July 26 at 12:15 p.m.
Leach played nine professional seasons, including three (2011-13) with Baltimore, seeing action in 139 career games (78 starts). The three-time Pro Bowler and first-team All-Pro (2010-12) helped the Ravens capture a victory in Super Bowl XLVII.
Willis McGahee – Aug. 2 at 12:15 p.m.
A 10-year NFL veteran, McGahee played four seasons (2007-10) with the Ravens. He racked up 8,474 rushing yards and 65 touchdowns in 142 career games (95 starts). He ranks third in rushing yards (2,802) and rushing touchdowns (31) in all-time Ravens history. McGahee twice earned Pro Bowl honors during his career, including during the 2007 campaign with Baltimore.
Lardarius Webb – Aug. 10 at 12:15 p.m.
Originally selected by Baltimore in the third round of the 2009 NFL Draft, Webb was one of the Ravens’ more versatile players throughout his nine-year career, seeing time at cornerback, safety, punt returner and kickoff returner. Appearing in 127 games (86 starts), he produced 473 tackles and 15 interceptions. Impressively, he is the only player in Ravens history to return a punt (68 yards), kickoff (95 yards) and interception (73 yards) for a touchdown.