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Nick Mangold, 7-Time Pro Bowler, Has Announced His Retirement From The NFL

A New York Jets helmet sitting on the field.

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - AUGUST 07: A New York Jets helmet at NY Jets Practice Facility on August 7, 2011 in Florham Park, New Jersey. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Nick Mangold has had a pretty great NFL career. He's decided that his career is over.

The former Ohio State star announced this morning that he's decided to retire from the NFL. He's been in the league since 2006.

Mangold channeled his inner-Michael Scott with his retirement message. He posted the following message on Twitter early this morning.

"I DECLARE RETIREMENNNTTTTTTT!" Mangold said.

Mangold will be signing a one-day deal with the Jets so he can retire from the franchise that he began his NFL career with.

The former Buckeyes' star was a first-round pick in the 2006 NFL Draft. He was the No. 29 overall pick in the draft by the Jets.

Mangold was a seven-time Pro Bowler. He played in New York from 2006-16. Mangold did not play during the 2017 season.

The 6-foot-4 offensive lineman was a two-time first-team All-Pro. He was a first-team All-American at Ohio State in 2005.