Report: Former Lions, Detroit native, retires

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(WILX) -- After 10 seasons in the National Football League, offensive guard T.J. Lang has called it a career.

The Royal Oak native played at Lakeland and Brother Rice High Schools, then moved on to Eastern Michigan University and was drafted in the fourth round of the 2009 draft by the Green Bay Packers.

he would go on to play for them from 2009 to 2016 picking up a pro bowl bid and a Super Bowl ring for Super Bowl XLV.

He then played his last two years for his hometown Detroit Lions, earning another pro-bowl bid but was mired by injuries.

The Lions had released Lang earlier this offseason.