Matthew Mulligan

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Matthew Mulligan
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Mulligan with the Jets in 2011
No. --     Free Agent
Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-01-18) January 18, 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth: Bangor, Maine
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 270 lb (122 kg)
Career information
High school: Howland (ME) Penobscot Valley
College: Maine
Undrafted in 2008
Debuted in 2009 for the New York Jets
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Free Agent
Career NFL statistics as of 2013
Receptions 15
Receiving yards 145
Receiving TDs 2
Stats at NFL.com

Matthew Benjamin Mulligan (born January 18, 1985) is an American football tight end who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football at Maine.

Mulligan has also been a member of the Tennessee Titans, New York Jets, St. Louis Rams, Green Bay Packers and New England Patriots, and Chicago Bears.

Early years[edit]

Mulligan lived in Enfield, Maine and attended high school at Penobscot Valley High School in Howland, Maine.

Professional career[edit]

Miami Dolphins[edit]

Mulligan was signed by the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He was released from the Dolphins on August 30 during final cuts. However, the Dolphins re-signed him to the practice squad the following day. Mulligan remained on the practice squad until his release on November 5.

Tennessee Titans[edit]

Mulligan was signed to the practice squad of the Tennessee Titans on November 19, 2008. Following the season, he was re-signed to a future contract on January 12. The Titans waived him on September 4.

New York Jets[edit]

Mulligan was claimed off waivers by the New York Jets on September 6, 2009. He was waived on September 23. He was re-signed to the practice squad on September 24. He was promoted to the active roster on December 2.[1]

St. Louis Rams[edit]

The St. Louis Rams signed Mulligan on March 26, 2012.[2] After one season with the team, Mulligan was released on March 23, 2013.

Green Bay Packers[edit]

Mulligan signed for the Green Bay Packers on April 7, 2013.[3]

Mulligan was released by the Packers on August 31, 2013.[4]

New England Patriots[edit]

On September 3, 2013 the New England Patriots signed Mulligan, but released him just two days later.[5] The Patriots re-signed him on September 10. He caught a touchdown pass on September 29, 2013.

Chicago Bears[edit]

On April 8, 2014, Mulligan was signed by the Chicago Bears to a one-year deal.[6]

On September 16, 2014, his contract was terminated by the Chicago Bears.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UMaine seniors showcase skills for NFL scouts — Sports — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine". Bangordailynews.com. Retrieved 2012-03-24. 
  2. ^ Wagoner, Nick (26 March 2012). "Rams Sign Smith, Three More". St. Louis Rams. Archived from the original on 27 March 2012. Retrieved 27 March 2012. 
  3. ^ Packers sign TE Mulligan
  4. ^ "Packers cut RB Green, TE Mulligan". Retrieved August 31, 2013. 
  5. ^ Patriots release OL Braxston Cave and TE Matthew Mulligan
  6. ^ Wilkening, Mike (April 8, 2014). "Bears reach deal with TE Matthew Mulligan". Profootballtalk.com. Retrieved April 8, 2014. 
  7. ^ Campbell, Rich (September 15, 2014). "Bears promote cornerback Frey, returner Ross from practice squad". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved September 15, 2014. 

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