Charles "Peanut" Tillman retires

Veteran cornerback Charles "Peanut" Tillman has retired. The 35-year-old played 12 seasons for the Chicago Bears. He played for th4e Carolina Panthers last season, starting a dozen games. Tillman was an All-Pro in 2012, a two-time Pro Bowl selection. He intercepted 38 career passes and was named Walter Payton Man of the Year three years ago. “I've had 13 amazing years on two great teams and I’m just thankful for the love and support that I got from my teammates, the fans and my coaches,” Tillman said. “I’m thankful to everyone who has helped me get to where I am right now because I definitely didn’t do it by myself.” Follow me on Twitter: @AaronWilson_NFL Aaron Wilson covers the Texans for The Houston Chronicle.
Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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