Former Patriots linebacker Chase Winovich announces NFL retirement
Former Patriots linebacker Chase Winovich announced that he is retiring from his NFL playing career in a message the 28-year-old posted Tuesday night on social media. “The time has come for me to serve the universe in other ways,” Winovich wrote in his message. Drafted by the Patriots in the third round of the 2020 NFL Draft, he played three seasons in New England, leading the team in sacks his rookie season with 5.
5 in 16 games. In 2022, he was traded to the Browns for linebacker Mack Wilson. After Cleveland, he had short stints with the Texans and Dolphins in 2023 prior to announcing his retirement.
View this post on Instagram A post shared by Wino (@chasewinovich) “I consider myself beyond blessed and deeply grateful to have had the opportunity to play the game I love in front of so many and on some of the world’s biggest stages,” said Winovich. “To quote my friend Matthew Slater, ‘We all owe football something,’ and that I certainly do. ” Adding that “the journey has just begun,” Winovich said he planned to share more about his future soon.