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Ronde Barber to retire from NFL: Fox Sports

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Fox Sports' Jay Glazer reports that Cave Spring High School and UVA graduate Ronde Barber has decided to retire from the NFL, after 16 years with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.


Read the story here: http://msn.foxsports.com/nfl/story/tampa-bay-buccaneers-ronde-barber-retires-after-16-seasons-050813

Barber's twin brother, Tiki, who played running back for the Giants, had a post on his Twitter account that read: "Congrats & happy for my twin, Ronde, who's hanging up the cleats!"

Ronde played cornerback for the Bucs for 15 seasons, before moving to safety last year.

Barber is a five-time Pro Bowler, and Super Bowl champion.  Ronde will leave as Tampa Bay's all-time leader for interceptions with 47.  He also scored eight touchdowns and had 28 sacks in 241 games.

(Information from the Associated Press was used in this story.)

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