Andrew Whitworth is inserting off retirement for no longer lower than but but any other season.
The 37-300 and sixty five days-ancient left address announced on Twitter on Tuesday that he’ll return for the 2019 season and play out the leisure of his take care of the Los Angeles Rams.
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Andrew Whitworth (@awhitworth77)
February 26, 2019
Leading up to and following the Rams’ loss in Colossal Bowl LIII, Whitworth had publicly mentioned he would take observe of retiring within the offseason but wanted to take time to mediate it over.
“You realize, I indulge in no belief,” he mentioned straight after the Colossal Bowl. “Some guys within the locker room were begging me to no longer sigh something else savor that. So, you know, I establish no longer want any belief. I definitely don’t. I restful savor playing. I restful savor the sport. I restful definitely feel mammoth. Collected play at a excessive level. We are going to explore. I will let the offseason play out and kinda explore what’s finest for the franchise, what’s finest for me, and we’ll roughly explore what happens.”
On Tuesday, he decided what’s finest is a return to soccer and one other elope at his first Colossal Bowl title.
Whitworth’s return is a boon for the Rams, who now establish no longer indulge in to replace him and his All-Educated play at left address. This also enables L.A. to refocus on keeping or replacing Rodger Saffold at left guard (free agent) and re-signing John Sullivan at heart (coming into closing 300 and sixty five days of deal).
The damaged-down is slated to assemble $10.3 million in unpleasant wage. Whitworth’s $500k roster bonus is due on March 17.
A man who mused fatalistically loyal three weeks within the past about our collective mortality, Whitworth has chosen to stave off soccer’s Grim Reaper for no longer lower than but but any other 300 and sixty five days.
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Los Angeles Rams (@RamsNFL)
February 26, 2019