After nine seasons and two teams, wide receiver Dwayne Bowe is calling it quits from the NFL. Although Bowe has not played an NFL game since 2015, the former All-Pro is officially retiring from the league by signing a one-day contract with the Kansas City Chiefs.
We have signed Dwayne Bowe to a one-day contract. 📝 He will retire as a Chief.
— Kansas City Chiefs (@Chiefs) May 16, 2019
The Louisiana State University alumni was selected by the Chiefs in the first round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He then spent eight seasons (2007-2014) with the team starting 112 games out of the 118 he played in. Bowe was then release by the Chiefs not long before being signed by the Cleveland Browns for the 2015 season. After only have seven game appearances with the Browns, 2015 was the final season Bowe was on an NFL roster.
Through nine NFL seasons, Dwayne Bowe’s time in Kansas City fulfilled his résumé. There, he caught a total of 532 passes for 7,155 yards and 44 touchdowns. In 2010, the receiver led the league in receiver touchdowns with 15. Due to his accomplishments that season, he was selected to the Pro-Bowl and earned Second Team All-Pro honors.
Now roughly four years since his last NFL game, the receiver is formally finalizing his retirement by departing his football career with the team that drafted him.
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