Monday, 17 December, 2018

Chesapeake's DeAngelo Hall calls it a career

Chesapeake's DeAngelo Hall calls it a career Chesapeake's DeAngelo Hall calls it a career
Shannon Reynolds | 15 May, 2018, 12:49

Washingto Redskins defensiveback DeAngelo Hall announced his retirement from the National Football League on Monday, ending a 14-year career, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

He finished with 25 tackles, two interceptions and eight pass deflections in seven games for Washington, and agreed to a new six-year, $55 million contract in the offseason.

The three-time Pro Bowler missed all but three games in 2016 due to a torn ACL, and he missed the start of the 2017 campaign before returning to appear in five games.

The cornerback is also infamously known across social media back in August 2015 when Houston Texans star receiver DeAndre Hopkins put Hall on skates during a joint team practice with a filthy juke move. The Falcons fined Hall $100,000 for the outburst but would cut the penalty down to $50,000 if Hall behaved himself for the foreseeable future.

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Monday, Chesapeake native (Deep Creek High School) and former Virginia Tech standout DeAngelo Hall told reporters his playing days are over. He made the third of his three Pro Bowls that season.

Hall began his career with the Atlanta Falcons after being selected with the eighth overall pick of the 2004 draft.

"Everybody has [thought it would be] a little bit more hard for me than I guess I've felt like it has been", Hall said".

Call it a reflection of his career as a whole - he had a knack for making the big play. "So that's kind of out of the question now". That's kind of my focus. "I still want a gold jacket, whether I can get one as an exec, a coach - I'm going to get me a damn gold jacket, believe that".

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