NFL world reacts to Luke Kuechly’s surprising retirement announcement

NFL world reacts to Luke Kuechly’s surprising retirement announcement

Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly surprised the football world on Tuesday night when he announced his retirement from the game after eight great seasons.

The surprise was more in the dropping of the announcement on social media and less with his decision as the 28-year-old had suffered a number of concussions throughout his career and this feels like the best decision for him.

Kuechly finishes his career as a 7-time Pro Bowler, a 5-time All-Pro, the 2012 Defensive Rookie of the Year and was the 2013 Defensive Player of the Year.

And some time down the line he will be a Pro Football Hall of Famer.

Here’s his announcement:

Yeah, it was a pretty good career:

His longtime teammate, Greg Olson, posted his tribute:

NFL media rightfully sang his praises, too:

 

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