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Kevin Faulk To Announce Retirement On Tuesday

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Former Patriots running back Kevin Faulk. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Former Patriots running back Kevin Faulk. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

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BOSTON (CBS) – Kevin Faulk will officially announce his retirement on Tuesday.

The New England Patriots will host a press conference at the Hall at Patriot Place at 10:30 am, where Faulk will announce his retirement after a 13-year career with the Pats.

“Good afternoon twitter nation yes it is official I m going to let Gods next plan in my life take its course an retire from the game I love!” Faulk tweeted on Tuesday.

“Thanks to all my fans from Louisiana all the way to Mass for believing in me as well as my family for puttin up with. It was a true Blessing,” he said in another tweet.

Faulk was drafted by the Patriots in the second round of the 1999 NFL Draft and spent 13 seasons with the team. He helped the Patriots claim nine division titles, five conference crowns and three Super Bowl championships during his time in a New England uniform.

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Faulk will retire as the franchise’s all-time leader in all-purpose yards (12,349), return yards (5,041), and kick return yards (4,098).  He is also a member of the Patriots’ 50th Anniversary Team.

Following the announcement, Faulk will join Gresh & Zolak on 98.5 The Sports Hub to reflect on his career in New England.

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