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Former Chief Mike Vrabel says his Super Bowl rings were stolen

Former Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Mike Vrabel.
Former Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Mike Vrabel. The Kansas City Star

Former Chiefs linebacker Mike Vrabel won three Super Bowls while a member of the New England Patriots.

But he doesn’t have any of his rings from Super Bowl XXXVI, XXXVIII and XXXIX.

Vrabel, who is now a linebackers coach with the Houston Texans, tweeted today: “To all the Houston area pawn shops: 3 super bowl rings are headed your way.”

I’d run the entire tweet, but Vrabel used a not-so-nice word to describe the person or people who helped them to his rings.

But here is his wife’s tweet:

Jen Vrabel also noted that the crooks will have a difficult time selling the rings:

Vrabel played for the Chiefs in 2009-10 before retiring.

According to ESPN, the Bellaire, Texas, police department said the burglary took place around 11 a.m. Saturday.

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