Veteran NFL Running Back Announces Retirement After Eight Seasons

Mike Davis, an experienced NFL running back with eight seasons of experience, has formally announced his retirement from the league.     

The former standout from South Carolina was first selected in the fourth round of the 2015 NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers, which started a journey that would see him wear jerseys from several different teams.    

Following two seasons with the 49ers, Davis was able to join the Seattle Seahawks prior to the 2017 season, where he was able to further demonstrate his skill set and versatility.    

In addition, Davis had significant stints with the Carolina Panthers, Chicago Bears, Atlanta Falcons, and Baltimore Ravens during his career, all of which he left a lasting impression on.    

Especially, Davis had a tremendous 2020 season with the Carolina Panthers, demonstrating his versatility on the field with 642 rushing yards, 373 catching yards, and eight touchdowns. Davis was an excellent rusher as well as receiver.    

With 2,052 rushing yards, 1,066 receiving yards, and 18 touchdowns, Davis finishes his NFL career with amazing numbers that attest to his perseverance and lasting influence during his tenure in the game.      

In a social media post, Davis wrote, "As I turn 31 today, I sit back and look on my NFL career and how thankful I am to be apart of a brotherhood."    

"I've made a lot of friends and memories because to this game. I'm appreciative to every NFL organization. Having said that, I'm going to retire."    

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