Jason Capizzi

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Jason Capizzi
No. 70     Las Vegas Locomotives
Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1983-06-19) June 19, 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth: Gibsonia, Pennsylvania
Height: 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) Weight: 315 lb (143 kg)
Career information
College: Indiana (Pa.)
Undrafted in 2007
Debuted in 2009 for the Las Vegas Locomotives
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

Jason Capizzi (born June 19, 1983 in Gibsonia, Pennsylvania [1]) is an American football offensive tackle for the Las Vegas Locomotives of the United Football League. He was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as an undrafted free agent in 2007. He played college football at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Capizzi has also been a member of the New York Jets, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Kansas City Chiefs, St. Louis Rams, Cleveland Browns and Carolina Panthers.

Professional career[edit]

Second stint with Steelers[edit]

During the Steelers' 2008 training camp, Capizzi stress fractured his left foot. He was subsequently placed on season-ending injured reserve.[2] He was waived with an injury settlement on August 4.[3]

St. Louis Rams[edit]

Capizzi was signed to the practice squad of the St. Louis Rams on October 28, 2008. He remained there until being re-signed by the Steelers on December 23.

Third stint with Steelers[edit]

The Pittsburgh Steelers re-signed Capizzi to their active roster off the Rams' practice squad on December 23, 2008 after offensive tackle Marvel Smith was placed on injured reserve.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pittsburgh Steelers Capizzi Profile" steelers.com 10 August 2010
  2. ^ Bouchette, Ed (2008-08-01). "Capizzi needs surgery". Steelers Notebook: Drummond joins team, gets shot as return man (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette). Retrieved 2008-08-01. 
  3. ^ http://www.profootballweekly.com/PFW/NFL/AFC/AFC+North/Pittsburgh/Transactions/2008/transaug.htm

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