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Former Steelers OL Stefen Wisniewski Retires from NFL

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Former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Stefen Wisniewski has announced his retirement after 10 seasons in the NFL.

Wisniewski, 32, is a Pittsburgh native and spent the early part of the 2020 season with the Steelers, before suffering an early season injury, after which he was released.

Wisniewski finished his career with the Kansas City Chiefs last season, going all the way to Super Bowl LV. He also spent 2019 with the Chiefs, winning Super Bowl LIV with the team.

A second-round pick of the Oakland Raiders in 2011, Wisniewski spent four seasons in Silver and Black before moving onto the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2015. He then spent three seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles, including their Super Bowl LII championship team.

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Wisniewski came out of Central Catholic High School in Pittsburgh as a four-star prospect in the Class of 2007 and was recruited to play at Penn State by Tom Bradley. 

With the Lions, he was an All-American center in 2010 and became the first Penn State player to be a three-time ESPN Academic All-American first-team selection.

Wisniewski’s father, Leo, played in the NFL for the Indianapolis Colts, and his uncle, Steve, was a Pro Bowl guard with the the Raiders.

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