After 13 NFL seasons, Alex Mack announces his retirement

Veteran center Alex Mack After a 13-year tenure with the, he has announced his retirement. Cleveland Browns, Atlanta Falcons And San Francisco 49ers.

Mack was the 21st overall selection of the 2009 draft by Browns. Mack was named to three Pro Bowls during his seven-year tenure in Cleveland and was twice named second-team All Pro.

He spent five more seasons with the Falcons. He was voted to three additional Pro Bowls, twice named a second-team All-Pro and twice was voted into the Second-Team All-Pro. In Atlanta's Super Bowl LI defeat to the Falcons, he also made his first Super Bowl appearance. New England Patriots.

Mack was a 49ers player last year after signing a three-year contract in the offseason. He was also named to the Pro Bowl roster for the seventh consecutive time.

“The NFL's center position is the heartbeat and Alex’s intellect, consistency and love for the game made a lasting impression over the course his 13 NFL seasons,” John Lynch, Niners general manager, and Kyle Shanahan stated in a joint statement.

Mack, 36 years old, is well-known for his consistent play and his durability. Mack was named to Pro Football Hall of Fame's All-Decade Team in 2010.

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