Greg McElroy retiring from the NFL

Former Cincinnati Bengals and New York Jets quarterback Greg McElroy announced his retirement from the NFL.

McElroy could pursue a television or radio career.

"At this time, I would like to announce my retirement from the NFL," McElroy wrote on Twitter. "The future is bright and exciting things are on the horizon."

McElroy was on the Bengals' practice squad last season.

He was released by the Jets with an injury settlement prior to last season.

He played collegiately at Alabama.

The Bengals just signed backup quarterback Jason Campbell.

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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