Detroit Lions DT John Penisini (25), retires after two NFL season

DETROIT, Mich. — Lions defensive lineman John Penisini After two seasons in the NFL, he announced his retirement in an Instagram post Saturday morning

Penisini wrote that “I have made it my decision to quit football.” “I will miss my coaches and teammates, but I'm happy I was able to experience it. I am happy and excited for what life has in store for me.”

The 25 year-old played in 12 of 32 career games and recorded 49 tackles, four tackles loss and a fumble recovery. He was selected by Detroit in the sixth round, 2020 NFL draft. Utah.

Penisini wrote: “For my family members, friends, colleagues, coaches and all those who supported me along the way I appreciated and loved you guys.” “Go Lions #OnePride!”

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