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Former UNC, Carolina Panthers tight end Freddie Jones retires

Carolina Panthers tight end Freddie Jones announced his retirement Sunday, quitting before he ever played in a game with the team. Jones had signed with Carolina as a free agent in April after playing eight seasons in San Diego and Arizona. "It was in the best interest of my family that I conclude my career at this time," he said in a statement released by the team. "I appreciate the Panthers signing me. It¹s a top-notch organization and I¹m glad I got a chance to experience it before I retired." (Charlotte Observer)

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