BOSTON (CBS) — A football player with local roots is calling it a career, after reaching the pinnacle of the sport.

Chiefs fullback Anthony Sherman announced that he is retiring from the NFL. The 32-year-old spent two seasons with the Cardinals to start his career before playing eight seasons for the Chiefs, winning the Super Bowl a year ago.

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A native of North Attleboro, Sherman was the Massachusetts Gatorade Player of the Year in 2006, before playing collegiately at UConn and getting drafted in the fifth round by the Cardinals.

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“Kansas City, thanks for all the memories. It’s been a great run,” Sherman said. “Eight years, Super Bowls. But it’s on to the next chapter.”

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Sherman earned a Pro Bowl spot in 2018, and he retires with 625 yards from scrimmage and five touchdowns in his career.