Joe Haden retires;  CB signs one-day contract with NFL to retire with Cleveland Browns, sources say

Joe Haden retires; CB signs one-day contract with NFL to retire with Cleveland Browns, sources say

Joe Haden will sign a one-day contract to retire with the Browns, sources have told ESPN’s Adam Schefter, as the cornerback ends a 12-year NFL career spent in Cleveland and Pittsburgh .

Haden’s agent, Drew Rosenhaus, confirmed the decision to stand down at Schefter.

Haden, 33, had spent the 2017 to 2021 seasons with the Steelers after being released by the Browns. He had been a consistent presence in the Steelers secondary, starting 66 games and racking up 10 steals during his time in Pittsburgh, but suffered a foot injury last season, when he missed five games and did not record a goal. ‘interception.

Selected in the first round by the Browns in 2010, Haden was a two-time Pro Bowler in Cleveland (2013, 2014) while tallying at least three interceptions in five of seven seasons.

During his NFL career, Haden made 148 starts and totaled 615 tackles, 29 interceptions and 2 touchdowns. He was selected for three Pro Bowls.

ESPN’s Brooke Pryor contributed to this report.

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