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Vinston Eric Painter (born October 11, 1989) is an American football offensive tackle. He was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the sixth round of the 2013 NFL Draft out of Virginia Tech.[1]

Vinston Painter
Free agent
Position:Offensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1989-10-11) October 11, 1989 (age 30)
Norfolk, Virginia
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:318 lb (144 kg)
Career information
High school:Maury (Norfolk, Virginia)
College:Virginia Tech
NFL Draft:2013 / Round: 6 / Pick: 173
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics as of 2017
Games played:14
Games started:0
Player stats at NFL.com

Professional careerEdit

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 4 12 in
(1.94 m)
306 lb
(139 kg)
34 in
(0.86 m)
9 78 in
(0.25 m)
4.87 s 1.73 s 2.78 s 4.56 s 7.71 s 30.5 in
(0.77 m)
8 ft 1 in
(2.46 m)
32 reps
All values from NFL Combine[2][3]

Denver BroncosEdit

Painter was drafted in the sixth round, 173rd overall, by the Denver Broncos in the 2013 NFL Draft.[4] On August 31, 2013, he was released and was signed to the practice squad.[5] He was promoted to the active roster on January 14, 2014.[6]

On August 30, 2014, Painter was released by the Broncos and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[7][8]

Cleveland BrownsEdit

On September 1, 2014, Painter was signed by the Cleveland Browns off the Broncos' practice squad.[9]

On September 5, 2015, he was waived by the Browns.[10]

New York GiantsEdit

On September 16, 2015, Painter was signed to the New York Giants' practice squad.[11] On September 30, 2015, he was released by the Giants.[12]

Miami DolphinsEdit

On January 5, 2016, Painter signed with the Dolphins.[13] On August 27, 2016, Painter was waived by the Dolphins.[14]

Washington RedskinsEdit

Painter was claimed off waivers by the Washington Redskins on August 29, 2016.[15] He was released by the team on September 3, 2016.[16] The next day, the team signed him to their practice squad.[17] On September 27, 2016, he was promoted to the active roster.[18]

On February 28, 2017, Painter was tendered by the Redskins.[19] He officially re-signed with the team on March 15.[20] He was waived on September 2, 2017.[21]

Arizona CardinalsEdit

On September 14, 2017, Painter was signed to the Arizona Cardinals' practice squad.[22] He was promoted to the active roster on September 30, 2017, but was waived three days later and re-signed back to the practice squad.[23][24] He was promoted back to the active roster on November 16, 2017.[25] He was waived on November 28, 2017 and was re-signed to the practice squad.[26] On December 11, 2017, he was promoted to the active roster after Jared Veldheer suffered a season-ending ankle injury that resulted him being placed on injured reserve.[27]

On September 1, 2018, Painter was released by the Cardinals.[28]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Virginia Tech’s Corey Fuller and Vinston Painter picked in sixth round of 2013 NFL draft
  2. ^ http://www.nfl.com/combine/profiles/vinston-painter?id=2540255 Painter NFL Combine
  3. ^ http://www.nfldraftscout.com/ratings/dsprofile.php?pyid=83926&draftyear=2013&genpos=ot
  4. ^ Lynch, Tim (April 27, 2013). "2013 NFL Draft: Denver Broncos Select OT Vinston Painter in 6th Round". MileHighReport.com. Retrieved February 28, 2017.
  5. ^ Stites, Adam (August 31, 2013). "Broncos roster cuts 2013: Tavarres King, Ryan Lilja, 16 others cut". SBNation.com. Retrieved February 28, 2017.
  6. ^ "Wolfe, Harris Jr. to IR; Two Players Signed". DenverBroncos.com. January 14, 2014. Retrieved February 28, 2017.
  7. ^ "Broncos announce 22 roster moves". DenverBroncos.com. August 30, 2014. Retrieved February 28, 2017.
  8. ^ "Broncos add nine to practice squad". DenverBroncos.com. August 31, 2014. Retrieved February 28, 2017.
  9. ^ "Browns sign Vinston Painter". ClevelandBrowns.com. September 2, 2014. Retrieved February 28, 2017.
  10. ^ "Cleveland Browns reduce roster to 53". ClevelandBrowns.com. September 5, 2015. Retrieved September 25, 2015.
  11. ^ Eisen, Michael (September 16, 2015). "Giants add three players to practice squad". Giants.com. Retrieved September 25, 2015.
  12. ^ Eisen, Michael (September 30, 2015). "Giants add WR Tavarres King, QB G.J. Kinne to practice squad". Giants.com. Retrieved October 1, 2015.
  13. ^ Kelly, Omar (January 5, 2016). "Miami Dolphins sign eight development players". SunSentinel.com. Retrieved February 28, 2017.
  14. ^ "Dolphins make roster moves". MiamiDolphins.com. August 27, 2016.
  15. ^ Czarda, Stephen. "Redskins Claim Vinston Painter Off Waivers". Redskins.com. Retrieved August 29, 2016.
  16. ^ "09/03: Redskins Make Roster Moves". Redskins.com. September 3, 2016.
  17. ^ Czarda, Stephen (September 4, 2016). "Nine Players Signed To The Redskins' Practice Squad". Redskins.com. Retrieved September 4, 2016.
  18. ^ Czarda, Stephen. "Redskins Sign John Sullivan, Vinston Painter To Active Roster". Redskins.com. Retrieved September 27, 2016.
  19. ^ Czarda, Stephen (February 28, 2017). "Redskins Tender Exclusive Rights Free Agents Ty Nsekhe And Vinston Painter". Redskins.com.
  20. ^ Czarda, Stephen (March 15, 2017). "Redskins Re-Sign Ziggy Hood And Vinston Painter". Redskins.com. Retrieved March 15, 2017.
  21. ^ "9/2: Redskins Make Roster Moves". Redskins.com. September 2, 2017.
  22. ^ "Cardinals sign Ulrick John and Vinston Painter to practice squad". ArizonaSports.com. September 14, 2017.
  23. ^ Urban, Darren (September 30, 2017). "Painter promoted as Iupati goes to IR". AZCardinals.com.
  24. ^ Williams, Charean (October 2, 2017). "Cardinals place Markus Golden on IR, sign Earl Watford". ProFootballTalk.NBCSports.com.
  25. ^ Williams, Charean (November 16, 2017). "Cardinals promote Vinston Painter from practice squad". ProFootballTalk.NBCSports.com.
  26. ^ Urban, Darren (November 28, 2017). "Gabe Martin Returns To Cardinals". AZCardinals.com.
  27. ^ Williams, Charean (December 11, 2017). "Cardinals promote Vinston Painter, waive Carlton Agudosi, Justin Drescher". ProFootballTalk.NBCSports.com.
  28. ^ Urban, Darren (September 1, 2018). "Cardinals Make Cuts To Reach 53-Man Roster". AZCardinals.com.

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