Veteran OL Zane Beadles announced via Twitter that he’s retiring from the NFL.
I can’t thank the people who helped me get there and stay there enough for their support. I am excited for the next chapter for my family and I. I know the lessons learned living the crazy life this great game requires will propel us forward into more greatness. #Thankful
— Zane Beadles (@zanebeadles) June 10, 2019
Beadles, 32, is a former second-round pick of the Broncos back in 2010. He played out his rookie contract with the Broncos before signing a five-year, $30 million contract that included $12.5 million guaranteed with the Jaguars in 2014.
After two years in Jacksonville, Beadles was released and later signed a three-year, $11.75 million contract with the 49ers. He was later released by San Francisco and eventually signed on with the Falcons during the 2018 season.
For his career, Beadles played nine seasons and appeared in 137 games, making 90 starts.