Hall isn't upset about losing around $6 million. Entering his 11th season, Hall told "NFL Total Access" on Tuesday that it's all about winning.
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"For me, this time around, it wasn't about the money," he said "We started something here in Washington with coach (Mike) Shanahan, and that was the biggest thing I wanted to stress. I felt like my contract -- along with (Albert) Haynesworth -- were the reasons we were in the situation we were in. So for me, it wasn't about the money."
Hall said he's made plenty of money in his career, including $8 million to play eight games on the Oakland Raiders in 2008.
"I wanted to come back here (to the Redskins)," Hall said. "I wanted to finish something I started. I grew up in the Virginia Beach area. I'm a local l kid, went to Virginia Tech. I want to be a part of this football team. I've been a part of it when we weren't so good. So to finally be on the cusp of being great, I want to be a part of that. I was willing to take a pay cut and get back on this football team to help us win."
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"If (Griffin's) ready to go, we're all for it," Hall said. "We can't wait to have him out there. But if he's not, like I said, we feel great having Kirk out there, whoever else we put out there in different schemes and all that to win football games."