Tom Ziemer of the Wisconsin State Journal reports that running back Aaron Stecker has decided to retire. Stecker, currently unsigned as an undrafted free agent was signed by the Falcons midway through the 2009 season.
He played in nine games, rushing 5 times for 15 yards and adding 5 receptions for 34 yards. Stecker finishes up a ten-year NFL career, where he began with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2000 before signing with the New Orleans Saints in 2004. He was most productive with the Saints, rushing for 1109 yards during his five-year stint there. He finishes his career with 1526 rushing yards on 386 carries (4.0 avg) and 8 touchdowns. He also added 166 receptions for 1175 yards (7.1 avg) and 3 more scores. A noted special teams player, Stecker also added 43 tackles in coverage in that realm and had 170 kickoff returns for 3934 yards (23.1 avg) and 1 touchdown.