Ex-Dolphins OL Kraig Urbik announces retirement
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By Antwan Staley

Through a Twitter post on Wednesday night, former Dolphins offensive lineman Kraig Urbik announced his retirement after nine seasons in the NFL.

Last August, the Dolphins released Urbik with an injury settlement after he suffered a knee injury during the preseason. There was some belief that Urbik could possibly return to the Dolphins at some point, but the 32-year-old said he wasn’t able to fully recover from his injury.

For the last 9 years I’ve been lucky enough to live out my dream of playing in the NFL,” Urbik posted. “Unfortunately it became clear that while rehabbing from my most recent injury, I wasn’t coming back with a full recovery. I’ve made the decision to retire.

I want to thank the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Buffalo Bills and the Miami Dolphins for giving me the privilege of playing for your teams. I am beyond grateful.

Looking forward to starting this next chapter of my life with my wife Emily, son Harrison and newest addition due in May.

Urbik began his career with the Steelers back in 2009. He spent most of his career with the Bills (2010-15) before joining the Dolphins in...

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