It's official: Eddie Mac gone

Wide receiver Ed McCaffrey officially announced his retirement today during a press conference at the Denver Broncos' headquarters. The nine year fan favorite and member of Denver's two Super Bowl winning teams said, "I am proud to retire as a Denver Bronco."

McCaffrey Ends His Career - Denver Broncos.com - Andrew Mason
Tuesday, March 2, 2004 - Ed McCaffrey's career in the NFL is over, as the 13-season veteran announced his retirement Tuesday. "It's one of the most difficult moments in my life," McCaffrey said. "If I forget anything or lose my composure, I can blame it on the concussions." That remark drew laughter from a knowing audience at Dove Valley. But it rung with truth, as any discussion of No. 87 is incomplete without remembering the hits he absorbed in his junior-high shoulder pads.

McCaffrey had concussion-marred season - ESPN.com
Tuesday, March 2, 2004 - Wide receiver Ed McCaffrey, a fan favorite and member of the Denver Broncos' back-to-back Super Bowl championship teams, announced his retirement Tuesday after 13 years in the NFL. McCaffrey said the decision was right for his career and his family. "I am proud to retire as a Denver Bronco," McCaffrey said.

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