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Nicholas Grigsby (American football)

Nicholas Mario Grigsby (born July 2, 1992) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. He most recently played for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Pittsburgh. Grigsby was signed by the Los Angeles Rams as an undrafted free agent in 2016. He has also played for the Baltimore Ravens and New England Patriots.

Nicholas Grigsby
Free agent
Position:Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1992-07-02) July 2, 1992 (age 27)
Trotwood, Ohio
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High school:Trotwood-Madison
(Trotwood, Ohio)
College:Pittsburgh
Undrafted:2016
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics as of Week 16, 2018
Total tackles:15
Sacks:0.0
Forced fumbles:0
Fumble recoveries:0
Interceptions:0
Player stats at NFL.com

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Professional careerEdit

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 0 in
(1.83 m)
220 lb
(100 kg)
4.51 s 1.56 s 2.57 s 4.27 s 6.90 s 36.5 in
(0.93 m)
10 ft 4 in
(3.15 m)
21 reps
All values are from Pro Day[1]

Los Angeles RamsEdit

After going undrafted in the 2016 NFL Draft, Grigsby signed with the Los Angeles Rams on May 4, 2016.[2] On September 9, 2016, he was waived.[3] Grigsby was signed to the Rams' practice squad on September 12, 2016. On November 22, 2016, he was promoted from the practice squad to the active roster.[4]

On September 3, 2017, Grigsby was waived by the Rams.[5]

Baltimore RavensEdit

On September 19, 2017, Grigsby was signed to the Baltimore Ravens' practice squad.[6]

New England PatriotsEdit

On November 28, 2017, Grigsby was signed by the New England Patriots off the Ravens' practice squad.[7] He appeared in 5 games and had 5 tackles. Grigsby and the Patriots made it to Super Bowl LII, but the Patriots lost 41-33 to the Philadelphia Eagles.

On November 13, 2018, the Patriots released Grigsby.[8]

Detroit LionsEdit

On November 17, 2018, Grigsby was signed to the Detroit Lions practice squad.[9] He was promoted to the active roster on November 26, 2018.[10] On February 15, 2019, Grigsby was released by the Lions.[11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nicholas Grigsby - Pittsburgh, OLB : 2016 NFL Draft Scout Player Profile". NFLDraftScout.com. Retrieved November 28, 2016.
  2. ^ Simmons, Myles (May 4, 2016). "Rams sign 19 undrafted free agents". TheRams.com. Retrieved November 28, 2016.
  3. ^ Bain, Nate (September 9, 2016). "Rams sign DB Steve Williams". TheRams.com. Retrieved November 28, 2016.
  4. ^ White, Tiffany (November 22, 2016). "Rams make Week 12 roster changes". TheRams.com. Retrieved November 28, 2016.
  5. ^ Simmons, Myles (September 3, 2017). "Rams Waive Three, Announce Practice Squad". TheRams.com. Archived from the original on October 7, 2017.
  6. ^ Mink, Ryan (September 19, 2017). "Ravens Sign Two Offensive Linemen to 53-Man Roster". BaltimoreRavens.com.
  7. ^ "Patriots Sign LB Nicholas Grigsby from the Baltimore Practice Squad; Sign OL Jason King". Patriots.com. November 28, 2017.
  8. ^ "Patriots Activate DB Duke Dawson to the 53-Man Roster". Patriots.com. November 13, 2018.
  9. ^ "Lions sign WR Andy Jones to active roster from practice squad". DetroitLions.com. November 17, 2018.
  10. ^ "Lions place WR Marvin Jones Jr. on Reserve-Injured". DetroitLions.com. November 26, 2018.
  11. ^ Patra, Kevin (February 15, 2019). "Lions release safety Glover Quin after six seasons". NFL.com. Retrieved February 15, 2019.

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