Justin Perillo

Justin Michael Perillo (born January 5, 1991) is an American football tight end who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Maine and was signed by the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent in 2014.

Justin Perillo
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Perillo with the Green Bay Packers in 2015
Free agent
Position:Tight end
Personal information
Born: (1991-01-05) January 5, 1991 (age 29)
Wilmington, Delaware
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
High school:Wilmington (DE) Tatnall
College:Maine
Undrafted:2014
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics as of 2016
Receptions:15
Receiving yards:137
Receiving touchdowns:1
Player stats at NFL.com

Professional careerEdit

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press Wonderlic
6 ft 3 in
(1.91 m)
250 lb
(113 kg)
4.76 s 2.70 s 1.67 s 4.36 s 6.98 s 30.5 in
(0.77 m)
9 ft 1 in
(2.77 m)
19 reps 13
All values are from Pro Day[1][2]

Green Bay PackersEdit

After going undrafted in the 2014 NFL Draft, Perillo signed with the Green Bay Packers on May 12, 2014.[3] On August 30, 2014, he was released by the Packers during final team cuts.[4] Perillo was signed to the Packers' practice squad the following day.[5] He was signed from the practice squad to the active roster on November 15, 2014,[6] where he spent the rest of his rookie season.

For the second straight season, Perillo was released by the Packers during final team cuts on September 5, 2015.[7] On September 7, 2015, he was again signed to the Packers' practice squad.[8] Perillo was signed from the practice squad to the active roster on October 14, 2015.[9] He recorded his first NFL reception, a 21-yard sideline catch from Aaron Rodgers in a Week 6 game against the San Diego Chargers.[10] Perillo had a breakout game against the Detroit Lions in Week 10, where he hauled in five receptions for 58 yards and scored his first NFL touchdown late in the fourth quarter.[10]

On November 19, 2016, Perillo was released by the Packers.[11]

Chicago BearsEdit

On November 29, 2016, Perillo was signed to the Bears' practice squad.[12] He re-signed with the team on February 10, 2017.[13] On May 1, 2017, Perillo was waived by the Bears.[14]

StatisticsEdit

Source: NFL.com

Year Team G GS Receiving Fumbles
Rec Yds Avg Lng TD FUM Lost
Regular season
2014 GB 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2015 GB 9 0 11 102 9.3 24 1 0 0
2016 GB 9 1 4 35 8.8 13 0 0 0
Total 20 1 15 137 9.1 24 1 0 0
Postseason
2015 GB 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Total 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Justin Perillo - Maine, TE : 2014 NFL Draft Scout Player Profile". NFLDraftScout.com. Retrieved August 19, 2016.
  2. ^ https://thepowersweep.com/packers-wonderlic-score-database
  3. ^ "Packers announce roster moves". Packers.com. May 12, 2014. Archived from the original on August 19, 2016. Retrieved August 19, 2016.
  4. ^ "Packers release 18, place four on IR". Packers.com. August 30, 2014. Archived from the original on August 19, 2016. Retrieved August 19, 2016.
  5. ^ "Packers announce practice squad". Packers.com. August 31, 2014. Archived from the original on August 19, 2016. Retrieved August 19, 2016.
  6. ^ "Packers sign TE Justin Perillo to active roster". Packers.com. November 15, 2014. Retrieved August 19, 2016.
  7. ^ "Here's the Packers' 53-man roster". Packers.com. September 5, 2015. Retrieved August 19, 2016.
  8. ^ "Packers sign WR James Jones, assemble practice squad". Packers.com. September 7, 2015. Archived from the original on August 17, 2016. Retrieved August 19, 2016.
  9. ^ "Packers sign TE Justin Perillo to active roster; S Sean Richardson placed on I.R." Packers.com. October 14, 2015. Retrieved August 19, 2016.
  10. ^ a b "Same path, new production for Justin Perillo". Packers.com. Retrieved August 19, 2016.
  11. ^ "Packers sign LB Carl Bradford to active roster". Packers.com. November 19, 2016. Archived from the original on November 21, 2016. Retrieved November 20, 2016.
  12. ^ "Bears Promote Rookie Receiver Daniel Braverman To Active Roster". Chicago.CBSlocal.com. November 29, 2016.
  13. ^ Gantt, Darin (February 10, 2017). "Bears sign tight end Justin Perillo". ProFootballTalk.NBCSports.com.
  14. ^ Mayer, Larry (May 1, 2017). "Bears ink Boggs, waive six players". ChicagoBears.com.

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