Report: Saints rookie Alex Hoffman retires

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Saints rookie offensive lineman Alex Hoffman has retired, Nick Underhill of NewOrleans.Football reports.

Hoffman signed as a college free agent after the draft.

He was a four-year letterwinner at Carroll College, twice earning Frontier Conference first-team all-conference.

Hoffman played five games this spring, helping the offense average nearly 200 rushing yards per game. He earned first-team All-American from the American Football Coaches Association earlier this month.