WR Brandon Lloyd Announces NFL Retirement

Brandon Lloyd

Wide receiver Brandon Lloyd announced Thursday (Oct. 22) that he's decided to retire after 11 seasons in the NFL.

Lloyd, 34, retires with 399 catches for 5,989 and 36 touchdown receptions.

"I am so thankful for the years I spent in the NFL," Lloyd said in a statement. "I do not have one regret, and I am blessed to leave the game in such a healthy and happy place. I will do all I can to positively represent the league and its players for the rest of my life."

Duiring his career, Lloyd played in 142 games for six different teams, including the 49ers, Redskins, Bears, Broncos, Rams and Patriots. In 2010, he led the NFL in receiving yards while playing for Broncos, when he recorded 1,448 yards and earned the only Pro Bowl honor of his career.

Lloyd was a fourth-round pick by San Francisco in the 2003 draft.