Jaguars linebacker Paul Posluszny retired on Tuesday.

Posluszny was a key part of the defense and a locker-room leader for the Jaguars over the last seven years.The five-time captain will forever be known for his leadership, intelligence and selflessness.

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Shortly after his retirement announcement, Posluszny's former teammates weighed in on his decision to leave the game:

JOSH LAMBO

DONALD PAYNE

LERENTEE MCCRAY

CAM ROBINSON

MATT OVERTON

BLAIR BROWN

CARSON TINKER

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