Denver Broncos safety and former Philadelphia Eagle Brian Dawkins has announced his retirement from football via Twitter.
The Lord has blessed me to play in the NFL for 16 years. I would like to thank the Eagles & the Broncos 4 ... tmi.me/oOdDW—
Brian Dawkins (@BrianDawkins) April 23, 2012
Dawkins played 13 seasons for the Eagles before going to the Broncos for his last three years in the league.
In his career, Dawkins has compiled 1131 tackles, 37 forced fumbles, and 37 interceptions.