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DeAngelo Hall set to retire

15 May 2018

Former Redskins' defensive back, DeAngelo Hall is officially hanging up his football helmet.

Speaking at the Ryan Kerrigan Leukemia and Lymphoma Society golf tournament, Hall said he is still wrestling with what he wants to do post-football. "I'm not playing. That's for damn sure".

DeAngelo Hall, a 14-year NFL veteran, announced this morning that he's made a decision to retire from the league.

He spend his last nine years with the Washington Redskins, proving to be an experienced asset to the team.

Call it a reflection of his career as a whole - he had a knack for making the big play. I had a vision of a gold jacket. Who's to say I can't get in there another way. "'Are you gonna cry?' I was like, 'Hell, no I'm not going to cry.' This has been a fun journey, fun road for me if it's over, but I've enjoyed every minute of it". Following a brief stint with Oakland in 2008, he joined the Redskins later that year, where he spent the remainder of his pro career. In four seasons with Atlanta (2004-07), he would make two Pro Bowl appearances.

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Upon returning from injury last season, Hall shuttled in and out of the starting lineup at safety, lending support to D.J. Swearinger and Montae Nicholson.

After being released by Oakland, he signed with Washington in part because it was close to where he grew up in the Virginia Beach area.

Hall was inducted into the Virginia Tech Sports Hall of Fame in 2016.

Hall intercepted 43 passes in his career, five of which were returned for touchdowns.

DeAngelo Hall set to retire