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Rival Report 7/19: Charles "Peanut" Tillman announces retirement with hilarious video

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The Chicago Bears just had one of their all-time great players retire in an all-time great way, by posting a hilarious video of him randomly slapping stuff out of the hands of friends and family members. Though Tillman played one last season for the Carolina Panthers, he spent 12 of his 13 years as a Bear known for his penchant for forcing fumbles.

Tillman mastered the art of punching the football out of opponents hands, and he named the maneuver the "Peanut Punch". It was always quite entertaining to watch him and Charles Woodson dominate the NFC North with their ability to reach in and knock footballs out of their opponents hands. Known for that ability, Tillman uses it to punch out of his shift as an NFL player.

Now that is one awesome way to retire from the NFL! Charles Tillman has been one of the more unique players in modern NFL times with his amusing antics and he just comes off as a genuinely good guy. This isn't the first time that "Peanut" Tillman has been a hit on social media either, he also made some noise by reproaching a Chicago Area school teacher for an "Anti-Bears" homework problem.

It only seems fitting that a man known for his boisterous behavior and unique style would go out in a special way, so congrats Charles Tillman for figuring out a great way to announce his retirement. He is a borderline hall of fame player who ends his career with 744 tackles, 44 forced fumbles and 38 interceptions in 168 games played.

Charles Tillman announced his retirement by making a video of him slapping things out of people's hands -
End of a great career.

Charles Tillman Announces Retirement With Incredible Video
After 13 seasons with the Bears and Panthers, Charles "Peanut" Tillman is retiring from the NFL. He retires as one of the best fumble-forcing cornerbacks in the history of the game, knocking more footballs loose than any defensive back during his tenure in the league.

Charles Tillman announces his NFL retirement with YouTube video - NY Daily News
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