A former offensive tackle for the Baltimore Ravens, Eugene retired from the NFL in July 2016, citing concerns over head trauma sustained during his career and the risk of developing neurological problems. He has appeared often on international media to discuss the opioid epidemic in the NFL and to advocate for responsible marijuana use its players. In November 2016, Monroe was among the signatories of an open letter addressed to the NFL, urging a change in the league’s policy towards cannabis.

Eugene Monroe

Sport:

Football (NFL)

Position:

Offensive Tackle

Team(s):

Jacksonville Jaguars / Baltimore Ravens

Years Active:

2009 – 2015

Career Highlights:

A former offensive tackle for the Baltimore Ravens, Eugene retired from the NFL in July 2016, citing concerns over head trauma sustained during his career and the risk of developing neurological problems. He has appeared often on international media to discuss the opioid epidemic in the NFL and to advocate for responsible marijuana use its players. In November 2016, Monroe was among the signatories of an open letter addressed to the NFL, urging a change in the league’s policy towards cannabis.
A former offensive tackle for the Baltimore Ravens, Eugene retired from the NFL in July 2016, citing concerns over head trauma sustained during his career and the risk of developing neurological problems. He has appeared often on international media to discuss the opioid epidemic in the NFL and to advocate for responsible marijuana use its players. In November 2016, Monroe was among the signatories of an open letter addressed to the NFL, urging a change in the league’s policy towards cannabis.