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NFL Reacts To Ricardo Lockette's Retirement

Social media reaction from Ricardo Lockette's former teammates as the wide receiver announces his retirement from the NFL.

Relentless fire. Fearless competitor. Real warrior. True grit. Greatest teammate. Brother.

Those are just a few of the phrases the NFL used to describe former Seahawks wide receiver Ricardo Lockette, who announced his retirement from football today, roughly half a year after suffering a serious neck injury in Seattle's 2015 win at Dallas.

Lockette held a press conference Thursday to issue the news, something digital media reporter John Boyle recaps in detail right here. Below, check out how Lockette's former teammates and the social media landscape reacted to his decision to call it a career:

https://twitter.com/Bwagz54/status/730872459600138241

https://twitter.com/JustinBritt68/status/730613770238599168

https://twitter.com/dbailey_18/status/730529603224113152

https://twitter.com/RealMikeRob/status/730527732807897088

More than a conqueror... Love you bro. #BestDaysAhead @RicardoLockette

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