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Former Saints safety Chris Banjo announces his retirement from the NFL

He will now join Sean Payton’s coaching staff in Denver.

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On his 33rd birthday, former New Orleans Saints safety Chris Banjo officially announced his retirement from the NFL via his Twitter account.

Banjo signed with New Orleans in the middle of the 2016 season after being released by the Green Bay Packers. He spent the next 2 seasons with the Saints, before being released in August 2019. Banjo went on to spend the next 4 seasons with the Arizona Cardinals. He had 3 career interceptions, and all came while he was a member of the Saints. Banjo is now headed to the join Sean Payton’s coaching staff as the Denver Broncos assistant special teams coach.

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