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Almost two years to the day after playing his final snap, former Green Bay Packers tight end Jermichael Finley announced his retirement from the NFL via Twitter on Monday afternoon.

“Forever grateful to have had the opportunity to play for the best organization, w/ the best coaching staff in the National Football League,” Finley tweeted. “I’m so grateful to have had the opportunity to catch ball on Sundays from the greatest quarterback #12 along side the best teammates. To the Green Bay Packer Fans: Thank you for 6 unbelievable years & unforgettable memories. You guys made my dreams come true. Go Pack Go.”

On Tuesday morning, Finley tweeted again, proclaiming himself a "Packer 4 Life."

Finley hasn’t played since a neck injury six games into the 2013 season, against the Cleveland Browns at Lambeau Field on Oct. 20, 2013.

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