Alex Silvestro

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Alex Silvestro
Alex Silvestro.jpg
No. 69
Position: Tight End / Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-11-15) November 15, 1988 (age 27)
Place of birth: Gibbstown, New Jersey
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 267 lb (121 kg)
Career information
High school: Paulsboro (Paulsboro, New Jersey)
College: Rutgers
Undrafted: 2011
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Tackles: 0
Sacks: 0
Interceptions: 0
Stats at
Stats at

Alexander Allen Silvestro (born November 15, 1988) is a former American football tight end/defensive end who played in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Rutgers.[1]

Prior to Rutgers, Silvestro played for Paulsboro High School in Paulsboro, New Jersey.[2] When he was a freshman, former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Isaac Redman was a senior.[3][4]

Professional career[edit]

New England Patriots[edit]

As a defensive end, he was signed by the New England Patriots as an undrafted free agent in 2011. On February 4, 2012, he was called up to replace a former college teammate, Tiquan Underwood, on the active roster of the New England Patriots, one day before Super Bowl XLVI. During the 2012 OTAs and minicamp, Silvestro was forced into duty at tight end due to a shortage at that position of the roster.

Baltimore Ravens[edit]

On November 2012, he was signed by the Baltimore Ravens to the practice squad. On August 30, 2013, He was released.[5]


  1. ^ Wilson, Aaron (November 7, 2012). "Ravens sign tight end Alex Silvestro to practice squad, cut Dennis Dixon". The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved November 10, 2012. 
  2. ^ Chappelear, Scott (February 2, 2012). "Paulsboro High School product Alex Silvestro helping Patriots prepare for Super Bowl". Gloucester County Times. Frank Gargano. Retrieved February 5, 2012. 
  3. ^ Chappelear, Scott (February 5, 2012). "Dream comes true for Silvestro". Gloucester County Times. Frank Gargano. Retrieved February 5, 2012. 
  4. ^ Reiss, Mike. "Leftovers from Bill Belichick - New England Patriots Blog - ESPN Boston". Retrieved 2012-06-23. 
  5. ^ "Ravens make first batch of cuts ahead of roster deadline". Retrieved August 30, 2013. 

External links[edit]

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