Atwaan Randle El was always a fan favorite with the Steelers during his time with the team. Now it appears his career has come to a close, as his brother says he will announce his retirement.
Randle El played nine seasons in the NFL with the Steelers and Washington Redskins. He played with Pittsburgh from 2002-2005, Washington from 2006-2009, and returned to the Steelers in 2010. Pittsburgh released him in August of 2011.
Randle El will announce his retirement from the NFL on July 14 at his skills training academy, according to his brother Curtis Randle El.
With Pittsbugh, he threw a touchdown pass in Super Bowl XL, becoming the only wide receiver in history to do so when he threw a perfect pass to Hines Ward (SB XL MVP) for the dagger in the 21-10 win over Seattle.