Former Seattle Seahawks and Miami Dolphins linebacker Shaquem Griffin retired from the NFL after four seasons. Check out details here.
Shaquem Griffin : Retirement | Contract | Net worth
Shaquem Alphonso Griffin (born July 20, 1995) is a former American football linebacker.
|Born:||July 20, 1995
St. Petersburg, Florida
|Height:||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight:||227 lb (103 kg)|
He is the twin brother of Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Shaquill Griffin, and both brothers played college football at UCF. When Griffin was 4 years old, he had his left hand amputated; Griffin later received extensive media coverage as a prospective 2018 NFL Draft pick.
He was selected as a fifth round pick (141st overall) by the Seahawks on April 28, 2018, reuniting him with Shaquill.
Shaquem Griffin Retirement
Former Seattle Seahawks and Miami Dolphins linebacker Shaquem Griffin retired from the NFL after four seasons, he announced in a Players’ Tribune article Wednesday.
“The time has come for me to retire from professional football,” he wrote. “It’s time for me to execute my Plan A.”
Griffin was drafted in the fifth round by the Seahawks in 2018 out of UCF, but he was most known for being the only player to ever be drafted with just one hand.
Griffin’s left hand was amputated when he was 4 years old after he was born with amniotic band syndrome, which caused his left hand to not fully develop.
He played alongside his twin brother, Shaquill, who was drafted the year before by the Seahawks, for three years.
He signed a four-year, $2,777,620 contract with the Seahawks. Griffin bounced on and off of the Seahawks’ roster over his first three years in the NFL.
|Contract:||1 yr(s) / $920,000|
|Guaranteed at Signing||–|
|Free Agent:||2022 / UFA|
Seattle declined to tender him as a restricted free agent for 2021 and he signed a one-year deal with the Dolphins in July.
Shaquem griffin Net worth
Shaquem Griffin estimated Net Worth is $5 million USD.
Monthly Income/Salary (approx.)
Net Worth (approx.)
$5 million USD
The linebacker signed a four-year deal with the Seahawks. The deal was worth $2.8 million and like most NFL contracts, it came with gurarantee.
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