Falcons all-time leading receiver Roddy White officially retires

Roddy White, the leading receiver in Atlanta Falcons history, has officially retired. White, who was released by Atlanta before the 2016 season, made the announcement on his Twitter account on Friday.

35-year-old cut by Atlanta before 2016 season

Roddy White, pictured during a 2015 game, retires as the Falcons' all-time leading receiver. (David Goldman, File/Associated Press)

Roddy White, the leading receiver in Atlanta Falcons history, has officially retired.

White, who was released by Atlanta before the 2016 season, made the announcement on his Twitter account on Friday.

White, 35, is the Falcons' career leader in receptions, yards receiving and touchdown catches. He did not land with another team after being cut by Atlanta.

The Falcons drafted White from Alabama-Birmingham in the first round of the 2005 draft. He was a first team All-Pro in 2010, when he led the league with 115 catches. He was a four-time Pro Bowl selection.

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