One of the NFL's largest players announced his retirement in a commercial for ribs and charcoal

Houston Texans defensive tackle Vince Wilfork has announced his retirement from the NFL in fitting fashion.

Instead of an emotional press conference or a teary-eyed halftime ceremony, Wilfork opted to go out with a bang, celebrating his career with ribs and an endorsement deal from Kingsford charcoal.

Wilfork posted the commercial to his Twitter feed:

The video ends with a promo for "Vince's farewell tailgate" scheduled for September 7th in "New England," which suggests he will make an appearance before the Patriots' season opener against Kansas City.

Wilfork's NFL career began with the Patriots when he was drafted in the first round of the 2004 draft. He won two Super Bowls in 11 seasons with the Pats before moving to the Houston Texans for the final two seasons of his career.

Fans on Twitter were quick to thank Wilfork for his efforts on the field, and wish him luck in retirement.

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FOXBORO, MA - JANUARY 14: Vince Wilfork #75 of the Houston Texans looks on after their 34-16 loss to the New England Patriots in the AFC Divisional Playoff Game at Gillette Stadium on January 14, 2017 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
MIAMI - NOVEMBER 17: Defensive end Vince Wilfork #75 of the Miami Hurricanes stands on the field during the Big East Conference football game against the Syracuse Orangemen at the Orange Bowl on November 17, 2001 in Miami Florida. Miami won 59-0. (Photo by Eliot Schechter/Getty Images)
CORAL GABLES, FL - APRIL 3: Vince Wilfork of the Miami Hurricanes competes in the shot put event of the Gatorade Invitational Track & Field Meet on April 3, 2003 at Cobb Stadium in Coral Gables, Florida. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)
FOXBOROUGH, MA - 2005: Vince Wilfork of the New England Patriots poses for his 2005 NFL headshot at photo day in Foxborough, Massachusetts. (Photo by Getty Images)
FOXBOROUGH, MA - JANUARY 1: Vince Wilfork #75 of the New England Patriots rests between plays on the sidedline against the Miami Dolphins at Gillette Stadium January 1, 2006 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
FOXBORO, MA - OCTOBER 08: Vince Wilfork #75 of the New England Patriots gets ready fro the snap against the Miami Dolphins during their game at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts on October 8, 2006. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
FOXBOROUGH, MA - JANUARY 19: New England Patriots nose tackle Vince Wilfork laughs during stretching exercises at practice at the Dana Farber Field House at the Patriot's facilities in Foxborough, Mass. on Friday, Jan. 19, 2007. (Photo by Bill Greene/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
FOXBOROUGH, MA - 2008: Vince Wilfork of the New England Patriots poses for his 2008 NFL headshot at photo day in Foxborough, Massachusetts. (Photo by Getty Images)
Matt Cassel and Vince Wilfork attend the Children's Hospital Boston 'Champions For Children's' event at the Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center on December 2, 2008 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Gail Oskin/WireImage)
FOXBORO, MA - AUGUST 20: Vince Wilfork #75 of the New England Patriots smiles during warm ups gainst the Cincinnati Bengals during their preseason game at Gillette Stadium on August 20, 2009 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
Bianca Wilfork and Vince Wilfork of the New England Patriots visits children at Children's Hospital Boston hosted by RE/MAX on May 5, 2010 in Boston, Massachusetts.
FOXBORO, MA - OCTOBER 17: Vince Wilfork #75 of the New England Patriots chases Joe Flacco #5 of the Baltimore Ravens in the first half at Gillette Stadium on October 17, 2010 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. The Patriot won 23-20 in overtime. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
DETROIT - AUGUST 27: Vince Wilfork #75 of the New England watches the action on the sidelines during the game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on August 27, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Patriots 34-10. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)
FOXBOROUGH - SEPTEMBER 18: Patriots DL Vince Wilfork rumbles down the sidelines with a second quarter interception. The New England Patriots host the San Diego Chargers in a regular season NFL game at Gillette Stadium. (Photo by Jim Davis/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
LANDOVER, MD - DECEMBER 11: Vince Wilfork #75 of the New England Patriots warms up before the game against the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field on December 11, 2011 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)
FOXBORO, MA - DECEMBER 24: Vince Wilfork #75 of the New England Patriots prepares for drills before a game against the Miami Dolphins at Gillette Stadium on December 24, 2011 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
FOXBORO, MA - OCTOBER 21: Vince Wilfork #75 of the New England Patriots prepares to face the New York Jets at Gillette Stadium on October 21, 2012 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - JANUARY 31: Vince Wilfork #75 of the New England Patriots answers questions from the media during Media Day ahead of Super Bowl XLVI against the New York Giants at Lucas Oil Stadium on January 31, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)
FOXBORO, MA - JANUARY 22: Defensive tackle Vince Wilfork #75 and teammate defensive end Mark Anderson #95 of the New England Patriots talk during the AFC Championship Game against the Baltimore Ravens at Gillette Stadium on January 22, 2012 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Rob Tringali/SportsChrome/Getty Images)
FOXBORO, MA - AUGUST 20: Vince Wilfork #75 of the New England Patriots watches the action during a game with the Philadelphia Eagles during a preseason game at Gillette Stadium on August 20, 2012 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
JACKSONVILLE, FL - DECEMBER 23: Defensive tackle Vince Wilfork #75 of the New England Patriots looks on during an NFL game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field on December 23, 2012 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Michael DeHoog/Sports Imagery/ Getty Images)
KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 29: New England Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork arrives with the team at Arrowhead Stadium where the New England Patriots will take on the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, MO. (Photo by Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
SAN DIEGO, CA - DECEMBER 7: Patriots quarterback Tom Brady celebrates with defensive tackle Vince Wilfork after the Patriots defense stopped the Chargers for the final time in the game, giving the ball back to New England. The New England Patriots visited the San Diego Chargers in a regular season Sunday Night NFL game at Qualcomm Stadium. (Photo by Jim Davis/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
August 1, 2015: Houston Texans Defensive Tackle Vince Wilfork (75) during the Texans Training Camp at Houston Methodist Training Center, Houston, Texas. (Photo by Ken Murray/Icon Sportswire/Corbis via Getty Images)
03 SEP 2015: Houston Texans nose tackle Vince Wilfork (75) prior to the NFL preseason game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Houston Texans played at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX. Dallas defeats Houston 21-14. (Photo by Andrew Dieb/Icon Sportswire/Corbis via Getty Images)
ORCHARD PARK, NY - DECEMBER 06: Vince Wilfork #75 of the Houston Texans talks to his teammates during the first half against the Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium on December 06, 2015 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Jerome Davis/Getty Images)
HOUSTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 18: Spencer Ware #32 of the Kansas City Chiefs is tackled by Vince Wilfork #75 of the Houston Texans in the first half at NRG Stadium on September 18, 2016 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)
HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER 18: Houston Texans Nose Tackle Vince Wilfork (75) is introduced before the NFL game between the Jacksonville Jaguars and Houston Texans on December 18, 2016, at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Ken Murray/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
FOXBOROUGH, MA - JANUARY 14: Texans Vince Wilfork react on a play in the second quarter. The New England Patriots play against the Houston Texans in the AFC Divisional Playoff game at Gillette Stadium Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017. (Photo by Stan Grossfeld/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
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