Simeon Rice, who racked up 122 sacks in the NFL for the Arizona Cardinals, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Denver Broncos, and Indianapolis Colts over a 12 year career has signed on to come out of retirement and play in the new United Football League that is starting this fall.
Rice had some great years in the NFL, especially with the Buccaneers. He was the defensive rookie of the year in 1996 and a part of the 2002 Super Bowl Champion Buccaneers.
Rice will be 35 years old when he steps onto the field for the New York Sentinels this fall. How he does will have a lot to do with his conditioning after being away from pro football for more than a year, and the level of competition in the league.
An interesting fact about Simeon Rice:
-In his entire 12 years in the NFL, Simeon Rice only scored on one play. This was a safety that occurred in the 3rd quarter of the team’s 25-0 win over the Baltimore Ravens during week two of the 2002 season when the Bucs would go on to win the Super Bowl.
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