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Manusky: DeAngelo Hall Will Return for 2017

He’ll likely take a pay cut and give it a go again this year.

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According to new Redskins DC Greg Manusky, S DeAngelo Hall will return in 2017 for his 10th season with the Redskins. For many, this news comes as a surprise. Manusky broke the news to Kevin Sheehan and Chris Cooley on ESPN 980.

Hall joined the Redskins in 2008. He tore his Achilles in Week 3 of 2014 and missed the rest of the season. Since that time, he’s appeared in 14 of a possible 45 games for the Redskins. He had a toe injury and also tore his ACL last year.

At 33, Hall is scheduled to make $4.25M this season. That’s far too much for a player of that age with that kind of recent injury history. Hall has said he’s willing to take a pay cut. It’s worth noting that the Redskins currently lack depth at safety... and a healthy Hall may be able to provide that.