Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller retires
Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller has retired, the team announced Friday.
Miller played all 11 of seasons in the NFL with the Steelers, making the Pro Bowl twice. He won Super Bowls with the team after the 2005 and 2008 seasons.
The Steelers selected Miller in the first round of the 2005 NFL draft. He appeared in 168 regular season games, starting 167 of them. Miller also started in all 15 of his playoff appearances.
A fan favorite, Miller retires as the Steelers all-time leader in receptions, receiving yards and receiving touchdowns by a tight end. He recorded 592 catches for 6.569 yards and 45 scores in his career.
In Miller’s final season, he played in 15 games, catching 60 passes for 535 yards and two touchdowns. The Steelers finished last season 10–6, losing to the eventual Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos in the divisional round of the playoffs.