Brad Cieslak

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Brad Cieslak
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Brad Cieslak in 2006
Position: Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1982-07-01) July 1, 1982 (age 34)
Place of birth: Long Grove, Illinois
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 260 lb (118 kg)
Career information
College: Northern Illinois
Career history
Roster status: Exclusive-Rights FA
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-MAC (2004)
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Bradley Ryan Cieslak (/ˈsɪslæk/; born July 1, 1982 in Long Grove, Illinois) is a former American football tight end. He was signed by the Buffalo Bills as an undrafted free agent in 2004. He played college football at Northern Illinois.

Early years[edit]

Cieslak played quarterback, linebacker and punter at Lincolnshire's Stevenson High School. He also played baseball and basketball.

College career[edit]

Cieslak played college football at Northern Illinois. During his time at the college he made 47 receptions totaling 531 yards and five touchdowns.

Professional career[edit]

Buffalo Bills[edit]

Cieslak joined the Buffalo Bills as an undrafted free agent. He spent most of his rookie season on the practice squad but was signed to the active roster on December 22. He made his NFL debut at the Cincinnati Bengals on December 24.

Like in 2005 he was signed initially to the practice squad where he spent the majority of the season. He was elevated to the active roster on November 17 and played in seven games with six receptions for 46 yards. He only appeared in two games for the Bills and was waived on December 6.

Cleveland Browns[edit]

He was signed by the Cleveland Browns to the practice squad on December 12. He was re-signed in the 2008 offseason but was waived during final cuts on August 30.

Cieslak was re-signed by the Browns on December 23, 2008 after running back Jason Wright was placed on injured reserve. Cieslak was not re-signed after the 2008 season.

Smith and Nephew[edit]

Currently, Brad works for Smith and Nephew. He is a true gentleman and scholar, and fun to be around. He is well respected by his colleagues and patients for both his work ethic and good looks. Surgeons often find his attractiveness a distraction in the operating room and is commonly asked to face the wall during surgery.

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