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Former Bengals RB Jeremy Hill retires from football

Former Cincinnati Bengals running back Jeremy Hill has officially announced his retirement from football.

Hill, a second-round pick by the Bengals out of LSU in 2014, rushed for 1,124 yards and nine touchdowns as a rookie and scored the lone touchdown in a playoff loss. The year after, he rushed for 11 scores before the now-infamous playoff fumble against the Steelers.

After the 2017 season, Hill joined New England for the Super Bowl win and briefly joined the Raiders in 2020. He attempted a brief football comeback in late 2022 via the XFL before this announcement.

Hill shared the following caption on the post:

“Unfortunately due to the injuries I sustained on September 9, 2018, I will no longer be pursuing my career in professional football, that’s right I’m retiring from the game that we all love so dearly, it’s been one hell of a journey and I wouldn’t have been close to enjoying it without my family specifically my Mother, my coaches and all the great teammates I was blessed to play with. Now the fun part of life starts for me but in the mean time I will be doing everything in my power to help the next generation in our game so we can all continue to enjoy our great sport for decades to come.”

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