Unexpected Retirement from the NFL for Popular Linebacker Just Before the 2023 Season

A veteran linebacker has retired just days before the first game of the 2023 NFL season.

The 33-year-old made the announcement on X and made a bold proclamation, implying he is destined for the Hall of Fame.

After failing to sign with the Atlanta Falcons, Will Compton has decided to retire after nine seasons in the NFL.

He played for the Washington Commanders (5 years), Tennessee Titans (1 year), New Orleans Saints (1 year), Las Vegas Raiders (2 years).

He announced his retirement on social media.He posted a video message thanking his fans and teammates.

He made a name for himself with the Nebraska program.

He was undrafted in 2013.

He was unable to land on another team after his release in 2022.

He nearly made it to the Falcons practice squad.