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Christopher Lee Clark (born October 1, 1985) is an American football offensive tackle for the Houston Texans of the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football at Southern Mississippi.

Chris Clark
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Clark with the Houston Texans in 2016
No. 77 – Houston Texans
Position:Offensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1985-10-01) October 1, 1985 (age 34)
New Orleans, Louisiana
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:315 lb (143 kg)
Career information
High school:McDonogh 35
(New Orleans, Louisiana)
College:Southern Miss
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Games played:121
Games started:66
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

Professional careerEdit

Tampa Bay BuccaneersEdit

Clark was signed by the Buccaneers as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He was released by the Buccaneers at the end of the preseason.

Minnesota VikingsEdit

On September 10, 2008. Clark was signed to the Vikings' practice squad where he spent two years on the practice squad before being waived on September 4, 2010 during final cuts prior to the beginning of the 2010 NFL season.

Clark with the Broncos in 2012.

Denver BroncosEdit

On September 5, 2010 Clark was claimed off waivers by the Denver Broncos where he appeared in 69 regular-season games (27 starts) over five seasons with the Broncos.

Houston TexansEdit

On August 31, 2015 Clark was traded to the Houston Texans for a seventh round pick in the 2016 NFL Draft.[1]

On November 29, 2017, Clark was placed on injured reserve.[2]

Carolina PanthersEdit

On September 12, 2018, Clark was signed by the Carolina Panthers following injuries to Matt Kalil and Daryl Williams.[3] He became their starting left tackle, starting 13 games.

New Orleans SaintsEdit

On August 12, 2019, Clark was signed by the New Orleans Saints.[4] He was placed on injured reserve on August 21, 2019. He was released with an injury settlement on August 26.[5]

Houston Texans (second stint)Edit

On October 16, 2019, Clark was signed by the Houston Texans.[6]


  1. ^ Patra, Kevin (August 31, 2015). "Broncos trade OT Chris Clark to Texans". Retrieved May 24, 2017.
  2. ^ "Texans place Chris Clark, Ben Heeney on IR". November 29, 2017. Archived from the original on December 1, 2017.
  3. ^ Strickland, Bryan (September 12, 2018). "Panthers sign OT Chris Clark, place Daryl Williams on IR".
  4. ^ "Saints sign former Panthers starting left tackle Chris Clark". Saints Wire. NBC Sports. August 12, 2019.
  5. ^ Bouda, Nate (August 26, 2019). "Saints Release OT Chris Clark From IR, Place TE Garrett Griffin On IR". Retrieved August 26, 2019.
  6. ^ Wilson, Aaron (October 16, 2019). "Texans sign Chris Clark, place Seantrel Henderson on reserve list".

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