Bourbonnais, IL (Sports Network) - Chicago Bears defensive tackle Sedrick
Ellis did not report to training camp. In fact, Ellis won't be playing
professional football anymore.
The Bears announced on Thursday that Ellis has advised the club of his
intention to retire from the NFL.
Ellis had signed a one-year contract with Chicago in June.
The 28-year-old was selected seventh overall by the Saints in 2008. In five
NFL seasons with New Orleans, Ellis had 173 tackles, 12 1/2 sacks and two
forced fumbles in 70 career games.
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