Jim Sweeney (American football)

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Jim Sweeney
Date of birth (1962-08-08) August 8, 1962 (age 54)
Place of birth Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Career information
Position(s) Center, Guard
College Pittsburgh
NFL draft 1984 / Round: 2 / Pick: 37
Career history
As player
1984–1994 New York Jets
1995 Seattle Seahawks
1996–1999 Pittsburgh Steelers
Career stats

James Joseph Sweeney (born August 8, 1962) is a former American football center and guard who played 16 seasons in the National Football League. He played for the Jets for 11 years, then the Seahawks for one year, and finally the Steelers for four years.

In December 2013, it was announced that Sweeney will serve as the offensive line coach for the Albany Great Danes under head coach Greg Gattuso.[1]


  1. ^ "Jim Sweeney Bio". UAlbanySports.com. Retrieved 2015-11-05.