Originally written on Gridiron Grit  |  Last updated 11/17/14

ARLINGTON, TX - DECEMBER 13: Safety Gerald Sensabaugh #43 of the Dallas Cowboys at Cowboys Stadium on December 13, 2009 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Former Dallas Cowboys safety Gerald Sensabaugh has decided to retire from the NFL. Sensabaugh signed a one-day contract on Thursday to end his career as a member of the Cowboys and will be placed on the team’s Reserve/Retired list on Friday, per Nick Eatman of the team’s official website. Photo Credit: DallasCowboys.com The 6-1, 212-pound Oakland, CA native was selected in the fifth round out of North Carolina in the 2005 NFL Draft by the Jacksonville Jaguars.  He appeared in 50 games (24 starts) and collected a total of 141 tackles with six interceptions and one forced fumble in four seasons (2005-08) with the club. He spent his final four NFL seasons in Dallas (2009-12), racking up 270 tackles with eight interceptions and three forced fumbles in 62 contests (60 starts).  Pro Football Focus graded him as the No. 73 overall safety in 2012. Sensabaugh, who turns 30 next month, was released after a less-than-impressive showing last season by the cap-strapped Cowboys to save some money...
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