Josh Norman wants to reach one big milestone before he steps away from the NFL.
The Redskins cornerback told reporters Monday that a Super Bowl win would be his last game.
“When that happens, you can kiss my a– goodbye,” Norman said, via ESPN. “I’m out. I’ve got so many things going on outside of this. It’s almost like a stepping stone, to be honest. I’ll be bigger outside of this than I will be inside of it. Believe that.”
Although postseason triumph isn’t in the near future for Norman or Washington, which was blanked by Philadelphia 24-0 on Sunday, the Pro Bowl defensive back believes it could happen in seasons to come especially after what he dubs one of his best seasons.
“It’s one of my best seasons yet,” Norman said, “and we don’t grow on trees. So we’ll see what happens.”
Norman, who just finished his seventh year in the league, has a heavy price tag for a team that has had back-to-back losing seasons. He is currently under contract for two more seasons after he penned a five-year, $ 75-million contract with $ 50 million guaranteed in April 2016.
But, according to the ESPN report, which cited unidentified league sources, replacing Norman would be challenging. He finished the year with 64 tackles, three interceptions and three forced fumbles.
“I do what I’m asked to do,” Norman said, via USA Today. “But can I do more, of course. I would like to come off the edge a couple times … be impactful in that sense. But I do whatever I’m asked to do and do it to the best of my abilities. That’s all I can do.”
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