Former Chargers lineman Marcus McNeill will retire

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Two-time Pro Bowl tackle Marcus McNeill will retire due to spinal injuries. (Donald Miralle/Getty Images)


Former San Diego Chargers offensive tackle Marcus McNeill will retire according to his agent, and reported by UT-San Diego

McNeill played six seasons with the Chargers and made the Pro Bowl twice. McNeill was recovering from a neck injury which forced the Chargers to release him in March.

McNeill was able to play only the first year of a five-year contract extension, worth $49 million deal, that he signed in October 2010.