Cornelius Lucas

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Cornelius Lucas
No. 63 – Chicago Bears
Position:Offensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1991-07-18) July 18, 1991 (age 28)
New Orleans, Louisiana
Height:6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Weight:330 lb (150 kg)
Career information
High school:Edna Karr
(New Orleans, Louisiana)
College:Kansas State
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Games played:36
Games started:7
Player stats at

Cornelius Lucas (born July 18, 1991) is an American football offensive tackle for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Kansas State. He has also been a member of the Detroit Lions, Los Angeles Rams, and New Orleans Saints.

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad
6 ft 8 38 in
(2.04 m)
316 lb
(143 kg)
36 34 in
(0.93 m)
10 in
(0.25 m)
All values from NFL Draft.[1][2]

Detroit Lions[edit]

Lucas was signed by the Detroit Lions as an undrafted free agent on May 12, 2014.[3][4] He played in 35 games and started six for the Lions from 2014 to 2016. As an exclusive-rights free agent, he was tendered by the Lions on March 9, 2017.[5] On September 3, 2017, Lucas was waived by the Lions.[6]

Los Angeles Rams[edit]

On September 12, 2017, Lucas was signed by the Los Angeles Rams.[7] He made his first and only start of the season in the Week 17 matchup against the 49ers at right tackle.

On April 16, 2018, Lucas re-signed with the Rams.[8] He was released on August 31, 2018.[9]

New Orleans Saints[edit]

On December 20, 2018, Lucas was signed by the New Orleans Saints, but was released two days later.[10][11] He was re-signed on December 27, 2018, but was released four days later.[12]

Chicago Bears[edit]

On January 23, 2019, Lucas signed a reserve/future contract with the Chicago Bears.[13]


  1. ^ "NFL Draft Prospect - Luke Lucas". Retrieved May 7, 2014.
  2. ^ "Kansas State OT Cornelius Lucas : 2014 NFL Draft Scout Player Profile". Retrieved May 7, 2014.
  3. ^ "Detroit Lions' early contact helped land UDFA target Cornelius Lucas".
  4. ^ "Undrafted Lions OT Cornelius Lucas shows 'great potential' in debut". Archived from the original on September 11, 2014. Retrieved September 11, 2014.
  5. ^ "Detroit Lions tender offer to OT Cornelius Lucas".
  6. ^ "Lions assigned G Zac Kerin and T Brian Mihalik via waivers". September 3, 2017.
  7. ^ Lago, Kristen (September 12, 2017). "Rams Sign OT Cornelius Lucas, Waive Dielman and Jefferson".
  8. ^ Simmons, Myles (April 16, 2018). "Joyner, Longacre Sign Tenders, Rams add Two Free Agents".
  9. ^ "Rams Make Initial Roster Cuts". August 31, 2018.
  10. ^ Williams, Charean (December 20, 2018). "Saints sign Cornelius Lucas, cut Derek Newton". Pro Football Talk. NBC Sports.
  11. ^ "Saints activate Ted Ginn off IR, waive OL Cornelius Lucas". December 22, 2018.
  12. ^ "Saints re-sign Derek Newton and Cornelius Lucas, cut Josh Robinson and Mitchell Loewen". December 27, 2018.
  13. ^ "Bears sign OL Cornelius Lucas to reserve/future deal". January 23, 2019.

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