Former Bison Emanuel announces retirement from NFL

FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) -- Former North Dakota State defensive end, turned linebacker for the Los Angeles Chargers has announced his retirement from the NFL in a tweet Thursday.

He cited injuries that started to "pile up" and his long-term health was taken into consideration into the decision.

Emanuel was drafted in 2015 by the Chargers and in his four seasons with the team appeared in 63 games collecting 4.0 sacks and two interceptions.