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Ryan Murphy (American football)

Ryan Murphy (born October 14, 1992) is an American football strong safety who is currently a free agent. He played in college for the Oregon State Beavers, and was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the seventh round of the 2015 NFL Draft.

Ryan Murphy
Free agent
Position:Strong safety
Personal information
Born: (1992-10-14) October 14, 1992 (age 27)
Oakland, California
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:214 lb (97 kg)
Career information
High school:Oakland (CA) Tech
College:Oregon State
NFL Draft:2015 / Round: 7 / Pick: 248
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Professional careerEdit

Seattle SeahawksEdit

On Saturday, May 2, 2015, Murphy was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks with the 248th pick in the seventh round of the 2015 NFL Draft.[1] The Seahawks waived him on September 5 as part of final roster cuts.[2]

Denver BroncosEdit

The Denver Broncos signed Murphy to their practice squad on November 3, 2015.[3]

On February 7, 2016, Murphy was part of the Broncos team that won Super Bowl 50. In the game, the Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers by a score of 24–10.[4]

On September 3, 2016, Murphy was waived by the Broncos.[5] The next day he was signed to the Broncos' practice squad.[6] He was released on September 22, 2016.[7] He was re-signed to the practice squad on November 9, 2016.[8] He was released by the Broncos on November 23, 2016.

New York GiantsEdit

On December 27, 2016, Murphy was signed to the Giants' practice squad.[9] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Giants on January 9, 2017.[10]

On September 2, 2017, Murphy was waived by the Giants and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[11][12] He was promoted to the active roster on December 15, 2017.[13]

On May 7, 2018, Murphy was waived by the Giants.[14]

Arizona HotshotsEdit

Murphy signed with the Arizona Hotshots of the Alliance of American Football in 2018, but was waived on January 8, 2019, before the start of the regular season.[15]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ryan Murphy Selected by Seattle in 7th Round". OSUBeavers.com. May 2, 2015. Retrieved February 3, 2016.
  2. ^ Drovetto, Tony (September 5, 2015). "Seahawks Set 53-Man Roster, Trade For Safety Kelcie McCray". Seahawks.com. Retrieved September 7, 2015.
  3. ^ Mason, Andrew (November 3, 2015). "Broncos add Ryan Murphy to practice squad". DenverBroncos.com. Retrieved February 3, 2016.
  4. ^ "Super Bowl 50 - Denver Broncos vs. Carolina Panthers - February 7th, 2016". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved August 31, 2017.
  5. ^ Mason, Andrew (September 3, 2016). "Broncos make 23 moves to pare roster at the deadline". DenverBroncos.com.
  6. ^ Swanson, Ben (September 4, 2016). "Broncos add eight to practice squad". DenverBroncos.com.
  7. ^ Swanson, Ben. "Broncos sign NT Kyle Peko to practice squad, waive S Ryan Murphy". DenverBroncos.com.
  8. ^ Mason, Andrew (November 9, 2016). "Broncos re-sign Ryan Murphy to practice squad". DenverBroncos.com.
  9. ^ Valentine, Ed (December 27, 2016). "Giants' roster moves: QB Keith Wenning among three added to practice squad". BigBlueView.com.
  10. ^ "Giants Sign 10 Players To Futures Deals Including QB Keith Wenning & WR Kevin Norwood". January 9, 2017.
  11. ^ Eisen, Michael (September 2, 2017). "New York Giants announce 2017 53-man roster". Giants.com. Archived from the original on December 5, 2017.
  12. ^ Eisen, Michael (September 3, 2017). "Giants sign eight players to practice squad". Giants.com. Archived from the original on October 8, 2017.
  13. ^ "Giants promote safety Ryan Murphy to 53-man roster". USAToday.com. December 15, 2017.
  14. ^ Eisen, Michael (May 7, 2018). "Giants waive five players ahead of rookie minicamp". Giants.com. Archived from the original on May 8, 2018.
  15. ^ "Arizona Hotshots Make First Roster Changes of Training Camp". oursportscentral.com. January 8, 2019. Retrieved February 12, 2019.

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