‘On to the next chapter’: Former Cleveland Browns center JC Tretter announces retirement

Cleveland Browns center JC Tretter (64) lines up in the second half of an NFL football game...
Cleveland Browns center JC Tretter (64) lines up in the second half of an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, in Cleveland. Tennessee won 43-13. (AP Photo/David Richard)(David Richard | AP)
Published: Aug. 25, 2022 at 10:32 AM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - JC Tretter is stepping away from playing professional football.

The former center for the Cleveland Browns took to social media on Thursday to announce his retirement after playing nine years in the NFL.

Tretter, who also currently serves as the president of the NFL Players Association, spent five seasons with the Cleveland Browns.

The 31-year-old said he plans on “doubling down” on his work with the player’s union.