Veteran safety Brian Dawkins, a longtime Philadelphia Eagle and a Bronco since 2009, announced his retirement from the NFL today per Lindsay Jones of the Denver Post.
Dawkins posted the news on his Twitter account.
Here is Dawkins’ full statement:
“The Lord has blessed me to play in the NFL for 16 years. I would like to thank the Eagles & the Broncos 4 believing In me. I would like 2 thank all my teammates & Coaches that I have been blessed 2 go to battle with. Along with u, the fans 4 helping make my career 1 that i have enjoyed tremendously. In other words. I am announcing my retirement from the NFL”