03-23-2006, 09:18 PM
The Associated Press reports Chicago Bears CB Jerry Azumah has retired after a seven-year tenure in the NFL. Azumah, 28, retired due to neck and hip pain the past two seasons. "This has been a great ride," Azumah said. "It's nothing to cry about or hold my head down to. Just looking at everything I accomplished and achieved, being here with the Bears and how they've embraced me, has been tremendous."