Antwaan Randle El will make his retirement official next week

Antwaan Randle El was released by the Pittsburgh Steelers last August and next week he will announce his retirement from the NFL.

The Northwest Times of Indiana reports that Randle El will announce his retirement at a two-day youth football camp he is running at his alma mater at Thornton High School.

Randle El played nine seasons in the NFL, having two stints with the Steelers in between a big free-agent pay day with the Washington Redskins from 2006 to 2009.

Randle El is the only receiver in Super Bowl history to throw a touchdown pass. He won a ring with the Steelers in Super Bowl XL.

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