On an otherwise sleepy Saturday in the NFL, two cryptic messages from John Abraham's Twitter account piqued our attention.
Abraham wrote "Retiring 13" and "Done," before later deleting the tweets.
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Was this Abraham's retirement notice? Not quite. NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reached out to a source close to the defensive end, who said there was "nothing to it."
The source added that "perhaps (Abraham is) expressing the frustration" he has with a free-agent process that hasn't yielded a new job. With Abraham coming off a 10-sack season -- and with 122 sacks in 13 productive seasons -- the relative cold shoulder can't be pleasant.
Abraham, who turns 35 on Monday, still could bring value to a team that seeks a situational pass rusher. He just might have to swallow his pride in matters of perceived fiscal worth.