Shaun O’Hara Officially Retires – Will Join NFL Network

Shaun Ohara Retires NFL NetworkNew York Giants Center Shaun O'Hara made his retirement official yesterday.

While the Pro Bowl Center retires from playing the game he is not leaving the National Football League, O'Hara will be joining the NFL Network.

An underrated athlete who worked hard and became a respected lineman around the league held back his emotions while making his announcement yesterday. Shaun considered coming back and as reported by ESPN there were some teams interested in his services including the Miami Dolphins.

During his announcement O'Hara said:

I've been dreading this day my entire career.  Admitting to myself, as well as publicly, that my body can no longer keep up with the demands of being a professional athlete. I wasn’t the most gifted athlete, but I learned early on in my life that perseverance is more valuable than talent. I can honestly say that I squeezed every ounce of ability out of my body and I have no regrets.

A classy player who will be missed, despite not playing since 2010 he has always been a part of the New York Giants family. Big Blue fans thank Shaun O'Hara for his hard work and wish him nothing but the best in his next career with the NFL Network.

4 Responses to Shaun O’Hara Officially Retires – Will Join NFL Network

  • Amedar says:

    Once a Giant always a Giants player especially a Super Bowl Champion. New York will for ever love the work and effort Shaun O’Hara put in.

  • Martin says:

    Sad to see he wasn’t able to make a full comeback but at least he retired on his own terms and remained true to himself.

  • Real Fan says:

    Shaun O’Hara is a standup guy, always protecting our QB. Wish the big guy good luck in his new career, go GMEN.

  • Storm says:

    O’hara is definitely a class act as stated. He is going to be a great addition to the NFL Network, the guy was not only a hard worker and great player but very intelligent and well spoken.

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