Buccaneers lose another Pro Bowl player to retirement
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have another huge void to fill this offseason, as offensive lineman Ali Marpet has announced he is calling it a career.
Marpet, who is only 28, announced his retirement on Sunday.
Marpet had been a starter for the Bucs since they drafted him in the second round back in 2015. The former Hobart College star was named a Pro Bowler for the first time this past season.
Tampa Bay already has to find a way to replace Tom Brady, though they may have a big plan in the works for that. Losing Marpet obviously will not have as big of an impact as losing Brady, but it’s hard to plan for having to replace a 28-year-old Pro Bowler.