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Watch: Steve Smith Reveals That He Will Retire After Sunday's Game

Steve Smith, a likely future Hall of Fame wide receiver, will play his last NFL game this Sunday.

Smith was set to retire after the 2015-16 season, but after suffering a season-ending injury, he decided to come back for one more full season. Now, after putting in a full 16 games, he will retire after Sunday's game at the Cincinnati Bengals.

When asked about his future, he jokingly said he was "89-percent" sure he'd retire, but once he got serious, it became clear that this is it for one of the best wide receivers in recent NFL history.

Despite his diminutive stature, Smith has been one of the most consistent performers in the NFL during his 16-year career. He's also one of the sport's most fiery competitors. Smith eclipsed 1,000 yards eight times during his career, with his 2005 season (103 receptions, 1,563 yards, 12 touchdowns) standing out as an all-time great year. For his career, Smith has 1,028 catches for 14,697 yards, good for seventh in NFL history, and 81 touchdowns. Smith is a five-time Pro Bowler.

Smith spent the first 13 years with the Carolina Panthers before moving on to Baltimore. There is a strong argument to be made that he is the greatest player in Panther history.

There is no one else in the sport quite like Steve Smith. He will absolutely be missed.