Casey Wiegmann

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Casey Wiegmann
Casey Wiegmann (Chiefs).JPG
At a game in Denver in November, 2010.
No. --     Retired
Center
Personal information
Date of birth: (1973-07-20) July 20, 1973 (age 41)
Place of birth: Parkersburg, Iowa
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 285 lb (129 kg)
Career information
High school: APHS
College: Iowa
Undrafted in 1996
Debuted in 1997 for the New York Jets
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 13, 2011
Games played 223
Games started 196
Fumbles recovered 7
Stats at NFL.com

Casey Peter Wiegmann (born July 20, 1973) is an American football center who has played sixteen seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of Iowa. He was signed by the Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted free agent in 1996, and has also played for the New York Jets, Chicago Bears, and Denver Broncos and Kansas City Chiefs.[1] He is currently a free agent.

College career[edit]

As a University of Iowa student-athlete, Wiegmann played for the Iowa Hawkeyes football team. He started every game his senior year, with a total of 27 career starts as a center for the Hawkeyes.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Wiegmann played for the New York Jets, Chicago Bears and Kansas City Chiefs before joining the Denver Broncos in 2008. He started all 16 games for the Broncos during the 2008 season. He has a 127-game starting streak, which is the longest streak among all active NFL centers.[1] Wiegmann was part of a Broncos offensive line that tied the Tennessee Titans for the fewest amount of sacks given up during the regular season.[2] In January 2009, Wiegmann was chosen to play in the 2009 Pro Bowl as an alternate. He replaced an injured Kevin Mawae. The Pro Bowl selection was the first of Wiegmann's career.[3]

Wiegmann was released by the Broncos on February 23, 2010. He was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs, his former team, on March 12, 2010.

Personal[edit]

Wiegmann and Kansas native Danni Boatwright of Survivor: Guatemala fame had their first child on October 8, 2007. In late May 2008, his hometown of Parkersburg was destroyed by an F5 tornado. On June 19, he and Aaron Kampman appeared in Parkersburg to help the town recover.[4]

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