Brandon McKinney

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Brandon McKinney
No. --     Free agent
Nose tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1983-08-24) August 24, 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth: Dayton, Ohio
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 345 lb (156 kg)
Career information
High school: Dayton (OH) Chaminade-Julienne
College: Michigan State
Undrafted in 2006
Debuted in 2006 for the San Diego Chargers
Career history
Career NFL statistics as of 2013
Tackles 60
Sacks 0.0
Forced fumbles 1
Stats at NFL.com

Brandon McKinney (born August 24, 1983) is an American football nose tackle who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent in 2006. He played college football at Michigan State. He graduated from Chaminade-Julienne High School.

McKinney has also played for the Baltimore Ravens and Indianapolis Colts.

Professional career[edit]

San Diego Chargers[edit]

Brandon McKinney made his NFL debut for the San Diego Chargers in 2006. He was a quality backup nose tackle for two seasons there. McKinney was released by the Chargers on October 4, 2008 following the return of suspended linebacker Stephen Cooper.[1]

Baltimore Ravens[edit]

McKinney was signed by the Baltimore Ravens on October 8, 2008 after nose tackle Kelly Gregg was placed on season-ending injured reserve. McKinney, then #68, recovered a fumble from Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger.

McKinney was re-signed by the Ravens on February 17, 2009, preventing him from becoming a restricted free agent in the offseason.

In December 2009, the Ravens placed McKinney (now back to #91, which he wore for the San Diego Chargers) on injured reserve due to a back injury after just two tackles in 2009. But in 2010, he bounced back with 10 tackles for the Baltimore Ravens.[2]

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

McKinney signed with the Indianapolis Colts on April 4, 2012.[3] On August 6, 2013, McKinney was released with an injury settlement.[4] On June 19, 2014, McKinney was re-signed by the Colts,[5] but the Colts cut McKinney on August 30, 2014.[6]

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