NFL: Bengals DE Wyatt Hubert retires
Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Wyatt Hubert has decided to call it a career.
The Bengals placed Hubert on the reserve/retired list on Saturday.
“After many conversations with my coaches, medical staff, agents and family, I have decided to step away from the game of football and retire from the NFL,” Hubert wrote Saturday on Twitter.
“It has been a tough decision to make. The root cause of this decision is my physical health. Unfortunately I have dealt with many injuries that have taken a permanent toll on my game, body and performance on the field.”
— Wyatt Hubert (@Wyatt_Bert) August 13, 2022
Hubert, 24, was selected by Cincinnati in the seventh round of the 2021 NFL Draft out of Kansas State.
He sustained a torn pectoral muscle in the offseason of that year, however, and sat out what would have been his rookie season.
–Field Level Media