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Tyreek Burwell (born March 11, 1992) is a former American football offensive tackle. He signed with the San Diego Chargers in 2015 as an undrafted free agent. He played college football at the University of Cincinnati.

Tyreek Burwell
No. 78, 65, 66
Position:Offensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1992-03-11) March 11, 1992 (age 27)
Hempstead, New York
Height:6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight:305 lb (138 kg)
Career information
High school:Walt Whitman
(Huntington Station, New York)
College:Cincinnati
Undrafted:2015
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Games played:17
Games started:0
Player stats at NFL.com

Professional careerEdit

San Diego / Los Angeles ChargersEdit

After going undrafted in the 2015 NFL Draft, Burwell signed with the San Diego Chargers on May 3, 2015.[1] On September 10, he was waived, but signed to the practice squad two days later.[2] He was promoted to the active roster on September 29.[3]

On November 5, 2016, Burwell was released by the Chargers.[4] Three days later, the Chargers signed Burwell to their practice squad.[5] He was promoted to the active roster on November 14.

On September 2, 2017, Burwell was waived by the Chargers.[6]

Indianapolis ColtsEdit

On September 11, 2017, Burwell was signed to Indianapolis Colts' practice squad.[7] He was promoted to the active roster on November 2, 2017.[8]

On September 1, 2018, Burwell was waived/injured by the Colts and was placed on injured reserve.[9] He was released on September 5, 2018.

Philadelphia EaglesEdit

On January 9, 2019, Burwell signed a reserve/future contract with the Philadelphia Eagles.[10] On July 15, 2019, Burwell announced his retirement from the NFL.[11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Williams, Eric (May 3, 2015). "2015 San Diego Chargers undrafted free agents". ESPN.com. Retrieved October 4, 2015.
  2. ^ Henne, Ricky (September 10, 2015). "Bolts Bring Back John Phillips". Chargers.com. Retrieved October 4, 2015.
  3. ^ Henne, Ricky (September 29, 2015). "Chargers Sign Pair of Offensive Linemen". Chargers.com. Retrieved October 4, 2015.
  4. ^ Henne, Ricky (November 5, 2016). "Chargers Make Four Roster Moves; Place Dexter McCluster on NFL-I List". Chargers.com.
  5. ^ Henne, Ricky (November 9, 2016). "Chargers Sign Former Giants WR Geremy Davis". Chargers.com.
  6. ^ Henne, Ricky (September 2, 2017). "Los Angeles Chargers Cut Down Roster to 53". Chargers.com. Archived from the original on January 17, 2018.
  7. ^ "Roster Move: Colts Sign Tyreek Burwell To Practice Squad". Colts.com. September 11, 2017.
  8. ^ "Roster Move: Colts Elevate Tackle Tyreek Burwell To Active Roster". Colts.com. November 2, 2017.
  9. ^ Walker, Andrew (September 1, 2018). "Colts Announce Final 2018 Roster Cuts". Colts.com.
  10. ^ "Eagles sign offensive tackle and CFL defensive back to future contracts". BleedingGreenNation.com. January 9, 2019.
  11. ^ Crabtree, Curtis (July 16, 2019). "Eagles tackle Tyreek Burwell announces retirement". Pro Football Talk. NBC Sports.

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