DeMerit to Retire after 2014?

Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Spor

Could the Captain be ready to hang them up?

Looks like the Vancouver Whitecaps could be looking for someone else to wear the Captain's armband next season, as rumor has it that Jay DeMerit will retire at the end of the season. Now, the main source of the scuttlebutt was a tweet from Team 1040 personality Mike Martignago.

The season is still young, so we have plenty of time to decipher if this is true or not.

That being said, it may look like the best option available for Demerit. At 34, the CB already looks like he's lost half a step, and the club is taking no risks, resting him here and there. With Christian Dean and Johnny Leveron just waiting for their opportunity at the position, the club might want to get younger in 2015.

Of course, this is all just speculation, and the report has not been confirmed by the club or player.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Eighty Six Forever

You must be a member of Eighty Six Forever to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Eighty Six Forever. You should read them.

Join Eighty Six Forever

You must be a member of Eighty Six Forever to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Eighty Six Forever. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9353_tracker