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Former Badger/Packer Abbrederis Steps Away from Football

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Former Badger WR Jared Abbrederis, who was drafted by his hometown Green Bay Packers, announced on social media Friday that "the time has come" for him to stop playing football.

He posted this on his twitter account:

The former Wisconsin walk-on was drafted in the fifth round of the 2014 NFL draft by the Packers.  This season, he was with the Detroit Lions, until his release on November 14th.

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