Former Packer Nick Collins announces his retirement

Former Packers safety Nick Collins has officially announced his retirement from the NFL.

“I’m officially announced my retirement from the NFL. I also would like to thank my family, friends, and the Packer Nation for the love and support,” tweeted Collins.

The 31 year-old Collins suffered a serious neck injury in 2011 and hasn’t played since. He finished his career with 471 tackles and 21 interceptions.