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NFL Star Player Retires

April 24, 2012


Brian Dawkins while on the Eagles

Hello world,

Usually, when a star sports star decides to retire. He will schedule a press conference, and announce his retirement. For example, Junior Seau announce his retirement at a press conference. Brett Favre announce his retirement from the Packers (although he came out of retirement), Kurt Warner announce his retirement from the National Football League at a press conference. But, Brian Patrick Dawkins did not schedule a press conference to declare his retirement from the National Football League. He was the first football player to announce his retirement from the NFL, via twitter. Maybe Brian Dawkins was not that great of a football player. However, being selected to nine pro bowls, selected as a 4 time all-pro, part of the National Football League all decades team (00s), and a member of the Philadelphia Eagles 75th Anniversary team. Brian Dawkins spent 16 years in the National Football League. He played thirteen amazing years with the Philadelphia Eagles, and his final three years in the league, he played with the Denver Broncos. He signed with the Denver Broncos, during the failed tenure of Josh McDaniels. McDaniels is viewed as the person who hurt the Denver Broncos with the moves he made, during his tenure. Some of the horrible move, was trading a young 25 year old pro bowl quarterback in Jay Cutler, trading all pro wide receiver Brandon Marshall, and trading Peyton Hillis. However, the one move that better the Denver Broncos was the role he played in acquiring Brian Dawkins.

Brian Dawkins will go down as one the greatest players to ever play in the NFL. He played as a free safety, and at times a strong safety. He had a great career in college at Clemson University, and an amazing career in the National Football League. Enjoy retirement Brian or “Dawk!”