Troubled NFL Linebacker, Rolando McClain, Retires Suddenly At 23

Source: Jim Corbett / USA Today

Troubled linebacker Rolando McClain’s tenure as a Baltimore Raven ended abruptly with his mysterious retirement — at age 23 — barely one month after signing with the team.

Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome announced via the team’s Twitter account that the former first-round pick was placed on the reserve/retired list Wednesday.

“Rolando let me know that he plans to retire from the NFL,” Newsome said.

Newsome did not give a reason for the unexpected move.

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