Erik Pears

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Erik Pears
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Pears in the 2015 NFL season.
Free agent
Position: Offensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1982-06-25) June 25, 1982 (age 35)
Price, Utah
Height: 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Weight: 316 lb (143 kg)
Career information
High school: Denver (CO) Kennedy
College: Colorado State
Undrafted: 2005
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • Honorable mention All-MWC (2002)
  • 2× First-team All-MWC (2003, 2004)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2015
Games played: 117
Games started: 102
Fumble recoveries: 1
Player stats at

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.

He has also played for the Oakland Raiders, Jacksonville Jaguars, Buffalo Bills, and San Francisco 49ers.

Early years[edit]

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.

Professional career[edit]

Buffalo Bills[edit]

Pears signed a multi-year contract extension on December 13, 2011.[1]

San Francisco 49ers[edit]

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. [2] Pears started every regular season game at right tackle for the 49ers in 2015.[3] On August 29, 2016, Pears was released by the 49ers.[4]


  1. ^ Brown, Chris (December 13, 2011). "RT Pears signs contract extension". Retrieved January 5, 2016. 
  2. ^ "49ers Sign G/T Erik Pears to Two-year Contract". March 17, 2015. Retrieved January 5, 2016. 
  3. ^ Gutierrez, Paul (September 10, 2015). "Erik Pears an unlikely anchor at right tackle for 49ers". Retrieved January 5, 2016. 
  4. ^ "49ers Announce Two More Roster Moves". 

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