Longtime Kansas City Chiefs offensive player is announced his retiring.
After playing in the NFL for 10 seasons, starting left tackle Mitchell Schwartz has officially retired from the NFL. To announce the news, he posted a tweet to his Twitter account.
“I am officially retiring from the NFL. It has been nearly two years since my injury to my back. I had surgery in February, and have been rehab since. Although I feel as good now as I did last February, it is clear that my body will never be the same. “The nerve pain in my legs is not a daily occurrence but it may never completely go away,” the statement said.
Here is Schwartz’s complete statement
Career update: pic.twitter.com/4q3l6fZbHM
— Mitchell Schwartz (@MitchSchwartz71) July 14, 2022
Schwartz was an All-Pro four times during his career and helped the Chiefs win Super Bowl LIV against San Francisco 49ers.
He was originally drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the second round 2012 NFL Draft. He spent four seasons there before joining the Chiefs.
Schwartz was injured and he didn’t play last season.