Chad Eaton

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Chad Eaton
Position: Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1972-04-06) April 6, 1972 (age 43)
Place of birth: Exeter, New Hampshire
Career information
College: Washington State
NFL draft: 1995 / Round: 7 / Pick: 241
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games Played: 103
Tackles: 378
Sacks: 15.5
Stats at

Chad Everett Eaton (born April 6, 1972 in Exeter, New Hampshire) is a former American football defensive tackle.

Eaton was a Morris Trophy winner at Washington State University. He played in the National Football League for the New England Patriots, the Seattle Seahawks and the Dallas Cowboys from 1996 to 2004. His most recent career was part of the KCPQ-TV Q IT UP SPORTS team.

He was arrested in Monroe, Washington on Saturday, July 21, 2007, on domestic violence charges. When questioned about Eaton after his July 2007 arrest, KCPQ stated that he was not currently on the station's sports lineup.

Eaton is now featured as a regular guest host on Seattle, Washington radio station 99.9 FM KISW's BJ SHEA Morning Experience. In a segment called "Hawk-Talk" where he regularly gives predictions and post game analysis of the Seattle Seahawks performance. His segment is each Monday morning usually in the 9 o'clock hour.

In 2011, Eaton was the defensive line coach at Central State University.

In a November, 2011, interview with the Dayton Daily News, Eaton claimed that Bill Belichick paid him to start fights with other players during practice.[1]


  1. ^ "Ex-NFL player Eaton bringing attitude to CSU". Retrieved 2012-08-19.