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BREAKING: Ravens LB Zachary Orr expected to retire

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NFL: Philadelphia Eagles at Baltimore Ravens Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports

After all the speculation over the past 12 hours, news has broke on why the urgent press conference this morning. Zachary Orr is expected to retire.

After Ian Rapoport’s tweet Mike Garafolo tweeted more info on the matter.

Heartbreaking news for the third-year linebacker. After leading the team in tackles and receiving Second Team All-Pro this season, Orr will be leaving the NFL.

More updates will follow inside this article.

UPDATE: 9:57 AM

Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun reports Zachary Orr is retiring due to a serious neck injury.

“But in a cruel development, Orr is now dealing with a congenital neck condition that will end his career, according to multiple sources.”