Lions S Quin retires after 10 seasons

Former Detroit Lions safety Glover Quin will retire from the NFL after 10 seasons.Quin, a fourth-round pick of the Texans in 2009, spent his first four seasons in Houston before joining the Lions. Detroit released the 33-year-old in February and he chose not to sign with another team.Quin, who started the final 148 games of his career and had 24 interceptions, announced his decision to ESPN via text message on Tuesday.”Playing professional sports was always a dream of mine. Football was the route I chose and God blessed me to be able to persevere through all the hardships and play 10 years in the NFL,” Quin wrote in a text message to ESPN. “I’m so thankful for the opportunity I had to play in the NFL with such great players and two great organizations.