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Former Steelers fullback Roosevelt Nix has called it a career


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Just two days after former Steelers outside linebacker Anthony Chickillo announced his retirement, another former Steeler has called it a career, as well.


Roosevelt Nix, who played fullback for the Steelers from 2015-2019, announced on Instagram this morning that he's retired from the NFL.


"To the Steelers and Steeler nation, there is no other fan base or stadium I would have wanted to play in front of every Sunday!" Nix wrote. "I’m forever indebted to you all! Thank you for all the amazing memories and experiences! If my story has touched you, I just ask you to continue to let GOD lead, save your chicken, and make smart decisions that will allow you to take care of yourself and family forever! I LOVE YOU ALL, -🌹#45."

Nix, 29, played 64 games with the Steelers from 2015-19, including four in the postseason, and scored two touchdowns -- one rushing, one receiving, both in 2017, which was by far the best season of his career, as he earned a trip to the Pro Bowl.


Nix was hampered by injuries in 2019 and played only 45 total snaps, which led to his release in March of 2020. Nix signed with the Colts a month later but was released on Aug. 31.