Vikings Chad Greenway to Officially Retire Tomorrow
The Minnesota Vikings have announced that linebacker Chad Greenway will officially retire from the NFL tomorrow. Greenway has worn the number 52 for the team for eleven seasons, since being picked in the first round out of the University of Iowa in 2006.
Congratulations to @chadgreenway52 on an amazing 11yr career all with the @vikings !!! It was an honor to be your teammate. As good of a player as you are you're an even better friend, husband, father and role model to a younger generation. Congratulations again my friend, I'll see you soon!!! #farewell52
Great teammate but a even better person u will be miss 52 #Farewell52 #baller #letseat #11years A post shared by Captain Munnerlyn (@captain_41) on
In addition to being great on the field, Greenway led the way off the field as well -- being named the Vikings Community Man of the Year in 2011, and from 2014 to 2016.
According to the Vikings, Greenway and his wife plan to live in the Twin Cities and raise their kids here.