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Chiefs’ Chad Henne announces his retirement after Super Bowl LVII win

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Chad Henne has announced his retirement. He retires following a Super Bowl LVII win as the Chiefs defeated the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday night in Glendale, Arizona.

The 37-year-old quarterback ends his career with his second Super Bowl Championship. Both of his Super Bowl wins came with the Chiefs.

Former Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Chad Henne celebrates on the field in his final NFL game after the Chiefs defeated the Philadelphia Eagles 38-35 in Super Bowl LVII
Chad Henne celebrates on the field in his final NFL game after the Chiefs defeated the Philadelphia Eagles 38-35 in Super Bowl LVII (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

“Calling it a career,” Henne said in a Instagram post. “Capping it off with a @budlight and another ring #superbowlchamps #chiefs”

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Henne warmed up right before halftime. However, he did not see action in his final game.

Patrick Mahomes was tackled near his ankle. This impacted his high ankle sprain that he suffered in the AFC Conference Championship game in a win against the Cincinnati Bengals.

Henne was with the Chiefs since the 2018 season. Before joining the Chiefs, he played for the Jacksonville Jaguars from 2012 through 2017.

The former Michigan Wolverines quarterback began his career with the Miami Dolphins. He was a second round pick by the team in the 2008 NFL Draft.

Henne played for the Dolphins from 2008 through 2011.

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In his career, he appeared in 78 games. He made 54 starts and went 18-36 as a starter.

He last started a game during the 2020 season. Henne started the season-finale as he went 23 of 32 for 218 yards in a 38-21 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers on January 3rd, 2021.

The veteran signal caller went 1,200 of 2,015 for 13,290 yards. He had 60 touchdown passes and 63 interceptions.

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Anthony Caruso III
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Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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