Chad Hennethe backup quarterback for Patrick Mahomes in the Kansas City Chiefs, announced his retirement from the gridiron with a message on social networks.
Through a message he posted on his Instagram account, the two-time winner of the nfl broke the news after getting her second ring at the super bowl in which his team defeated Philadelphia Eagles.
“I retire. I finish with a beer and another ring“Wrote the player on the social network.
Henne was very close to entering the field to play the Super Bowl against Philadelphia, because Mahomes presented discomfort due to an ankle injury; however, he decided not to miss a play and, although he limped at times, with a genius of his at the end of the game, the Chiefs defeated their rival.
The 37-year-old quarterback has been to both Kansas City titles, although he did so in the shadow of Mahomes in both; However, he has responded well whenever the team has needed him, even leading a 98-yard touchdown drive after Mahomes injured his ankle early in the team’s 27-20 Divisional Round win over the Jacksonville Jaguars. last month.
However, it put an end to his career, after 15 years in the NFL, as he arrived in the league in 2008 as a second-round draft pick with the Miami Dolphins. He played there for four seasons, then another five for Jacksonville before signing with Kansas City in 2018.
The numbers with which he leaves are: 78 games played and 54 of them as a starter, completing 1,200 of 2,015 passes for 13,290 yards with 60 touchdowns and 63 interceptions.
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