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    The Giants Retire Michael Strahan’s Number At Halftime Ceremony

    New York Giants defensive end Michael Strahan jersey will never be worn again. The Giants retired Strahan’s jersey number, 92, during halftime of the Philadelphia Eagles game. The esteemed hosts took on the renowned Eagles in an exhilarating encounter which took place last Sunday. Demonstrating remarkable skill and determination. They emerged triumphant with a 13 6 victory. Sealing their win with an outstanding performance during the final drive.

    Strahan had the privilege of playing his entire 15 year career with the Giants showcasing his commendable loyalty to the team. His final season proved to be even more remarkable as he secured a Super Bowl victory before embarking on his television journey.He is currently the franchise’s all-time leader in sacks, 141.5. Strahan also holds the NFL’s single-season sack record, 22.5, and was a four-time first-team All-Pro, per ESPN.

    “I never dreamed of this,” Strahan said. “I’m just so thankful to be here.”

    “I’m here today, but my journey isn’t finished. It only means my time wearing this uniform has come to an end. I want to express my gratitude to [the fans] for being a part of my 15-year journey. New York Giants fans, I love you.” Strahan’s football career has officially come to an end. He previously was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame and Giant’s Ring of Honor. Strahan has managed to keep himself busy outside of the game of football He hosts ABC’s “Good Morning America” and Fox’s “NFL Sunday’. Not to mention, from all his accolades and accomplishments he’s set to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next year, per sources.

    Details of Michael Strahan’s Ceremony

    This all has come full circle for the Hall of Famer, who was drafted 28 years ago out of Texas Southern. He was the 13th number in Giant history to be retired, however, he was even surprised they retired his jersey. Due to the fact, no player has worn his jersey number since 2007. He asks jokingly, “What took so long?” when asked earlier in the week about the retirement.

    Michael Strahan took the stage alongside his family, former Giants linebacker Jessie Armstead, former head coach Tom Coughlin, and team owners John Mara and Steve Tisch. Oddly enough, both owners were booed continually when brought up by Strahan. This seems to be a pattern that keeps recurring. In the retirement of Eli Manning’s jersey, when they were mentioned they also were booed.

    “To be honest, when you have someone like Michael Strahan being honored, you don’t want to underperform,” stated current Giants coach Joe Judge. “Let’s face it, you never want that to happen, but when you’re celebrating the greatness of a player like Strahan and what he did for this team, the last thing you want is to disappoint, especially on the defensive side.”

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