Christopher Grey Ruegamer [ROO-gah-mer] (born June 1, 1976) is a former American football center. He played college football at Arizona State and was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the third round of the 1999 NFL Draft.
Ruegamer during his tenure with the Packers in October 2005.
|No. 63, 67, 65|
|Born:||June 1, 1976|
Las Vegas, Nevada
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||299 lb (136 kg)|
|NFL Draft:||1999 / Round: 3 / Pick: 72|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career highlights and awards|
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Ruegamer has also been a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers, New England Patriots, Green Bay Packers, New York Giants and Seattle Seahawks. He has earned two Super Bowl rings in his career, with the Patriots in Super Bowl XXXVI and with the Giants in Super Bowl XLII.
New England PatriotsEdit
Green Bay PackersEdit
Ruegamer played for the Green Bay Packers from 2003 to 2005. He started 11 games for the Green Bay Packers in 2004 on a line that set single-season team records for fewest sacks allowed (14), first downs (354), net yards (6,357), and net passing yards (4,449).
New York GiantsEdit
Ruegamer is a prankster and is also known for showing up to Friday practices in costume. He keeps all his toenail clippings and callous shavings in a cup all season long. If anyone messes with him and he deems it necessary, he will dump the cup in personal belongings of theirs.
True to his name, Ruegamer may be the only active NFL player with predominantly grey hair. Ruegamer has a nephew named Andrew who currently trains at SBGI in Whitefish, Montana.
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