|May 5 3:45 PM PT4:45 PM MT5:45 PM CT6:45 PM ET22:45 GMT6:45 AM 北京时间3:45 PM MST5:45 PM EST5:45 PM CT2:45 UAE (+1)18:45 ET21:45 - Carlson has announced his retirement from football, a week shy of his 31st birthday. In a statement released by the team, Carlson said that after "much thought and consideration," he and his wife Danielle decided this was the best decision.
Analysis: The 6-foot-5, 248-pound Carlson played seven NFL seasons with Seattle, Minnesota and Arizona. He had a history of concussions before signing with the Cardinals last offseason. With Arizona, Carlson played in 16 games, 12 as a starter, catching 33 passes for 350 yards and a touchdown. A second-round draft pick by the Seahawks out of Notre Dame in 2008, Carlson played in 90 games, with 210 catches for 2,256 yards and 15 touchdowns.