Patriots descent lineman Dan Connolly has motionless to retire, ESPN reported on Thursday.
“It’s critical to me to leave a diversion healthy,” Connolly told ESPN. “I’m means to be here for my kids and travel divided on my possess terms. we feel like we got all we could out of football in personification 10 years, winning a Super Bowl, and personification alongside some truly good players.”
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Connolly, 32, was sealed by a Jaguars as a rookie giveaway representative out of Southeast Missouri State in 2005, and acquired by a Patriots as a use patrol actor in 2007.
Connolly started 13 games in 2014 and all 3 of a Patriots’ playoff games final season, including a Super Bowl. He played all 3 interior line positions during his Patriots tenure.
He became an unlimited giveaway representative following a deteriorate and visited a Buccaneers in Mar before determining to finish his personification career.