Longtime NFL DT Announces Retirement At 32: Fans React

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On Friday morning, veteran defensive lineman Derek Wolff officially announced that he was retiring from the NFL.

"After 10 seasons in the NFL, I have decided it is time to step away from the game," Wolff said.

"Time for a new beginning."

Wolff was selected by the Denver Broncos in the 2012 NFL Draft.

He was part of the 2015 squad that defeated the Carolina Panthers in the Super Bowl.

Even though Wolff left the Broncos for the Baltimore Ravens in 2020,

He was always considered a fan favorite in the Mile High City.

As a result, Broncos fans are wishing him all the best for his retirement.

One fan tweeted, "Thank you @derek_wolf95 for the hard work and the memories."

"Your future is bright. Enjoy retirement and good luck in whatever you do next!"

"Absolutely loved this man," wrote another fan. "Weared his jersey year after year.

Congratulations on a wonderful career Derek. encourage.

"One of my favorite Broncos," said another fan. "Congratulations D-Wolf."

During Wolfe's NFL career, he had 350 combined tackles, 81 quarterback hits,

Defending 52 tackles, 34 sacks and 17 passes for the loss.

Wolff, 32, has not announced what the next chapter in his career will be.