The 29-year-old rushed for 114 yards and two
touchdowns and added 161 receiving yards and four touchdown
catches in 75 games (22 starts) with the Saints (2017-19) and
Minnesota Vikings (2013-16).
"As I look back on the last seven seasons in the NFL I cannot
help but to feel extremely proud," Line wrote on Instagram. "I
have never bragged about my accomplishments, but knowing the
odds and ignoring them, and choosing to instead believe in
myself, my faith, and the support of my loving wife and family
is something I am proud of.
"The decision to retire is NOT easy, which is true for most
competitors. This decision is something I have prayed about and
communicated with those that I love. The game of football will
never leave me and I hope to share and teach the positive
experiences I had along the way in the future."
Line played 12 games in 2019. He missed the final regular-season
game and the Saints' playoff loss to the Vikings with a knee
--Field Level Media
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