CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie announces retirement

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie is hanging up his cleats.

The Raiders cornberback announced Tuesday on Instagram that he is retiring from the NFL.

“Today i retire, today my nfl journey ends, and i thank god for keep me all these years. A kid with one kid and no college offers lasted 11 years in the NFL. I played in Super Bowls, pro bowls, n did many more in this leauge. I’m at peace with my decision. Y’all may not understand and that’s kool!!! I wanna thank everyone for their support. Never forget MR. Ooouu himself. Yessuh!!!” Rodgers-Cromartie posted.

A two-time Pro Bowl corner, Rodgers-Cromartie was selected 16th overall by the Cardinals in the 2008 NFL Draft. Since then, he has played for the Eagles, Broncos, Giants and Raiders.

He didn’t play a snap in the Raiders’ loss to the Colts on Sunday, but he was active and on the field for Oakland’s first seven games. He has recorded eight tackles and one forced fumble this season.

Throughout his career, Rodgers-Cromartie posted 447 tackles and forced seven fumbles.