Alonzo Russell (American football)

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Alonzo Russell
No. 84 – New York Giants
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1992-09-29) September 29, 1992 (age 26)
Washington, D.C.
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:206 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school:H.D. Woodson
(Washington, D.C.)
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at

Alonzo Jermey Russell (born September 29, 1992) is an American football wide receiver for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at the University of Toledo.

Professional career[edit]

Cincinnati Bengals[edit]

Russell signed with the Cincinnati Bengals after going undrafted in the 2016 NFL Draft.[1] On September 3, 2016, he was waived by the Bengals and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[2][3] After spending the entire season on the practice squad, Russell signed a futures contract with the Bengals on January 2, 2017.[4]

On September 2, 2017, Russell was waived by the Bengals.[5]

Arizona Cardinals[edit]

On November 22, 2017, Russell was signed to the Arizona Cardinals' practice squad.[6]

New York Giants[edit]

On May 14, 2018, Russell signed with the New York Giants.[7] He was waived on September 1, 2018 and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[8][9] He was promoted to the active roster on December 29, 2018.[10]


  1. ^ Kaleb Carter (May 1, 2016). "Cincinnati Bengals sign Alonzo Russell to free agent contract". Retrieved May 7, 2016.
  2. ^ "Bengals cut down to 53-man roster, Hardison to IR".
  3. ^ Dehner Jr., Paul. "Bengals waive P.J. Dawson, sign Trey Hopkins, Chykie Brown".
  4. ^ Marcum, Jason (January 2, 2017). "Bengals sign 5 players to futures contracts for 2017".
  5. ^ Toback, Rebecca (September 2, 2017). "NFL roster cuts 2017: Cincinnati Bengals 53-man roster".
  6. ^ "Cardinals Sign WR Alonzo Russell To PS". November 22, 2017.
  7. ^ Eisen, Michael (May 14, 2018). "Giants roster moves: Six players signed, six waived". Archived from the original on May 16, 2018. Retrieved May 15, 2018.
  8. ^ Eisen, Michael (September 1, 2018). "New York Giants announce 53-man roster".
  9. ^ Eisen, Michael (September 2, 2018). "Giants waive QB Davis Webb, announce practice squad among roster moves".
  10. ^ "Giants place Jawill Davis on IR, promote Alonzo Russell to 53-man roster". Giants Wire. USA Today. December 29, 2018.

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