Bobby Richardson (American football)

Bobby Richardson (born November 30, 1992) is an American football defensive end for the Tampa Bay Vipers of the XFL. He was signed by the New Orleans Saints as an undrafted free agent in 2015.[1][2] He played college football at Indiana.

Bobby Richardson
No. 91 – Tampa Bay Vipers
Position:Defensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1992-11-30) November 30, 1992 (age 27)
Tampa, Florida
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:286 lb (130 kg)
Career information
High school:Tampa (FL) Plant
College:Indiana
Undrafted:2015
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
CFL status:International
Career NFL statistics
Tackles:40
Sacks:0.5
Forced fumbles:0
Interceptions:1
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at CFL.ca

Professional careerEdit

New Orleans SaintsEdit

Richardson signed with the New Orleans Saints as an undrafted rookie free agent in 2015. Richardson started 2015 as a starting defensive end for the Saints. In the Saints' Week 15 matchup against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Richardson recorded his first career interception. Saints cornerback Delvin Breaux tipped a ball thrown by Jaguar quarterback Blake Bortles and it flew through the air, allowing Richardson to catch it. On September 3, 2016, he was waived by the Saints.[3] He was then signed to the Saints' practice squad. On September 14, 2016, he was released from their practice squad.[4]

Washington RedskinsEdit

On September 19, 2016, Richardson was signed to the Washington Redskins' practice squad.[5] He was released on October 19, 2016.[6]

Kansas City ChiefsEdit

Richardson was signed to the Kansas City Chiefs practice squad on October 26, 2016. He was released on November 9, 2016.

Denver BroncosEdit

On February 24, 2017, Richardson signed with the Broncos.[7] On May, 3, 2017, Richardson was waived by the Broncos.[8]

New York GiantsEdit

On August 15, 2017, Richardson signed with the New York Giants.[9] He was waived on September 2, 2017.[10]

Tampa Bay VipersEdit

In October 2019, Richardson was among the Tampa Bay Vipers' open-round choices in the 2020 XFL Draft.[11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Undrafted Saints rookie Bobby Richardson 'doesn't want to fall into the crowd'
  2. ^ Undrafted Saints rookie Bobby Richardson doesn't want to waste opportunity
  3. ^ Katzenstein, Josh. "After cuts, New Orleans Saints have first 53-man roster of 2016". NOLA.com.
  4. ^ "New Orleans Saints release RB C.J. Spiller". NewOrleansSaints.com. September 14, 2016. Archived from the original on September 18, 2017.
  5. ^ Czarda, Stephen. "Kedric Golston Placed On Injured Reserve, Matt Ioannidis On Active Roster". Redskins.com. Archived from the original on 2016-09-20. Retrieved 2016-09-19.
  6. ^ "10/19: Redskins Make Roster Moves". Redskins.com. October 19, 2016. Archived from the original on October 20, 2016. Retrieved October 20, 2016.
  7. ^ Mason, Andrew (February 24, 2017). "Broncos sign DE Bobby Richardson". Broncos.com. Archived from the original on February 25, 2017. Retrieved February 24, 2017.
  8. ^ Swanson, Ben (May 3, 2017). "Broncos re-sign defensive end Billy Winn, waive Bobby Richardson". DenverBroncos.com. Archived from the original on May 4, 2017. Retrieved May 3, 2017.
  9. ^ Alper, Josh (August 15, 2017). "Giants sign Bobby Richardson, place Corbin Bryant on IR". ProFootballTalk.NBCSports.com.
  10. ^ Eisen, Michael (September 2, 2017). "New York Giants announce 2017 53-man roster". Giants.com. Archived from the original on December 5, 2017.
  11. ^ Talbot, Damond (October 16, 2019). "XFL Draft Phase 5: The Final Rounds of the Draft, Find out who was selected". NFL Draft Diamonds. Retrieved October 23, 2019.

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