Pears in the 2015 NFL season.
June 25, 1982 |
|Height:||6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)|
|Weight:||316 lb (143 kg)|
|High school:||Denver (CO) Kennedy|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2015|
Erik Anders Pears (born June 25, 1982) is an American football offensive tackle who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Denver Broncos as an undrafted free agent in 2005. He played college football at Colorado State.
Pears attended John Fitzgerald Kennedy High School in Denver, Colorado and was a letterman in football, wrestling, and track&field. In football, he was a two-time All-State selection. In wrestling, he was a three-time League titlist. He is married and has four kids.
Pears signed a multi-year contract extension on December 13, 2011.
San Francisco 49ers
On March 17, 2015, Pears signed a two-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers.The contract was worth up to $5.7 million, with $1 million guaranteed, and a $500,000 signing bonus.  Pears started every regular season game at right tackle for the 49ers in 2015. On August 29, 2016, Pears was released by the 49ers.
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