Wisconsin football honors Joe Thomas: ‘Next stop: Canton’

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On Wednesday, Wisconsin great and long-time Cleveland Brown Joe Thomas announced his retirement from the NFL after 11 seasons.

Thomas was a 10-time Pro-Bowler and is the only player in NFL history to play 10,000 consecutive snaps. Despite playing his whole career in Cleveland, who only had one winning season with Thomas (10-6 in 2007), the left tackle will go down as one of the best offensive lineman of all-time.

Wisconsin football honored Thomas on Wednesday, congratulating him on his 11-year career with a goat emoji and acknowledging that he will one day make the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.

Here is the tweet:

Thomas played for the Badgers from 2003-06 before he was selected by the Browns with the No. 3 overall pick in the 2007 NFL Draft. Thomas made the Pro-Bowl in each of his first 10 seasons and extended his consecutive snaps streak to 10,363 before his 2017 season ended with injury.

Here are some other reactions to Thomas’s retirement.

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