Chad Henne, Patrick Mahomes’ Backup, Retires After Chiefs Fetch Immense Bowl 57

GLENDALE, ARIZONA - FEBRUARY 12: Chad Henne #4 of the Kansas City Chiefs celebrates after defeating the Philadelphia Eagles 38-35 in Super Bowl LVII at State Farm Stadium on February 12, 2023 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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Chad Henne is retiring, and he’s doing it with a celebratory Bud Gentle.

The Kansas Metropolis Chiefs quarterback presented his retirement after Sunday’s Immense Bowl LVII accumulate with a post on Instagram.

Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

#Chiefs QB Chad Henne retires a Immense Bowl champ… Bud Gentle in hand 🍺

Henne performed 15 NFL seasons, with the closing five coming as Patrick Mahomes’ backup in Kansas Metropolis.

A 2d-round gain of the Miami Dolphins in 2008, Henne looked in 78 video games (54 begins) over the direction of his occupation. He threw for 13,290 yards and 60 touchdowns towards 63 interceptions with the Dolphins, Jacksonville Jaguars and Chiefs.

The Michigan product’s most attention-grabbing season came in 2010, when he threw for 3,301 yards and 15 touchdowns. On the exchange hand, these 15 touchdowns came towards 19 interceptions and proved that he turned into, in the raze, most attention-grabbing served playing out his occupation as a backup.

The Chiefs offered the actual exchange to quit neatly suited that, with Mahomes rising as the game’s top quarterback and Henne serving as his respectable broken-down mentor.

Henne threw finest 59 licensed-season passes in his five years with the Chiefs, and his lone initiate up came for the length of the 2020 season.

That acknowledged, the 37-year-worn’s reliability showed up in a serious manner for the length of Kansas Metropolis’s bustle to Immense Bowl LVII.

With Mahomes going down with a excessive ankle sprain in the AFC Divisional Spherical matchup towards the Jacksonville Jaguars, Henne came in leisurely in basically the important half and led the offense to a touchdown force to put them up 17-7. Henne also performed a pivotal feature serving to Kansas Metropolis to Immense Bowl LV when Mahomes turned into wound for the length of the playoffs towards the Cleveland Browns.

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