A former Denver Broncos player decided to suspend his cleats on July 12.
Ex Bronco’s tight end Matt Lacus He announced his retirement from professional football. The 29-year-old posted a long post on Instagram about his sudden decision.
“Since I was a kid, I have always dreamed of being a professional athlete,” Lacus Books. “It started with my desire to be like my father, and it turned into something I wanted to dedicate my life to. There were countless ups and downs, but the people above were always there to help me. I really managed to make my dream come true.”
Lacos too Inform his fans on Twitter.
A native of Naperville, Illinois, Lakos attended college at the University of Illinois. He started his career without drafting in 2015 and signed a contract with the New York Giants. He played two games as a rookie and missed the entire 2016 season with a knee injury.
After three seasons with the Giants, he was signed with the Broncos coaching team in December of 2017.
Lakos saw his playing time increase in 2018, scoring 24 receptions for 250 yards and one touchdown when he played in 15 games, and started five competitions.
He would not get a contract from the Broncos the following season and signed with the New England Patriots. Lacos appeared in 11 games for New England and started in eight of them. In what would be Lacuse’s last season to score in the NFL stats, the Illinois producer posted 13 receptions for 131 yards and one touchdown.
LaCosse has opted out of the 2020 season due to the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19. He returned to play with the Patriots in 2021 only to play only one game and most of the season in the coaching staff.
The 29-year-old leaves the game with 34 games and captures 40 receptions for 403 yards and two touchdowns under his belt.
Training camp coming soon
Get ready for Bronco fans and those who live in the Denver area. Broncos Training Camp returns in two weeks at UCHealth Training Center on July 27. Players will report to the team’s facility on July 16.
Denver will have 14 workouts open to the fans this summer. The Broncos will be holding a special event titled “Training Camp: Back Together on Saturday” at training July 30th.
The team will hold a combined practice on August 11 with the Dallas Cowboys before their home pre-season game on August 13. They will face the Buffalo Bills the following week in New York, then return to Empower at Mile High for the final. Pre-season game against Minnesota Vikings.
During training camp, pre-season, and of course the regular season, Broncos fans will watch new addition quarterback Russell Wilson take on his former team in the season opener in Seattle.
Given the firepower that Wilson brings, the Broncos has five prime-time games scheduled for 2022, including two nationally televised games in London and one on Christmas Day.
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