McDonald in 2011
|Position:||Guard / Center|
|Date of birth:||June 27, 1987|
|Place of birth:||Salinas, California|
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||305 lb (138 kg)|
|College:||Grand Valley State University|
|Career highlights and awards|
Career NFL statistics as of 2013
|Stats at NFL.com|
Nicholas James "Nick" McDonald (born June 27, 1987) is an American football guard and center who currently plays for the Cleveland Browns. McDonald was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Green Bay Packers in 2010. He played college football at Grand Valley State University.
Green Bay Packers
New England Patriots
McDonald was signed to the New England Patriots' practice squad on September 4, 2011. He was released from the squad on September 15, but was re-signed the following day. On December 3, 2011, he was promoted to the active roster to replace the released Taylor Price. McDonald was part of the Patriots postseason team for Super Bowl XLVI but his hopes for a second straight championship came short when the Patriots lost the game to the New York Giants. On July 31, 2013, McDonald was waived by the New England Patriots.
San Diego Chargers
On January 16, 2014, McDonald signed a reserves/futures contract with the San Diego Chargers. On July 21, 2014, he was released.
On July 22, 2014, McDonald was claimed by the Cleveland Browns.
McDonald's brother Chris is also an offensive lineman. After the 2013 NFL Draft, the Patriots signed Chris.
- "Nick McDonald". National Football League. Archived from the original on December 8, 2010. Retrieved December 8, 2010.
- VanOchten, Brian (April 26, 2010). "Grand Valley State tackle Nick McDonald signs free-agent deal with Green Bay Packers". mlive.com. Archived from the original on December 8, 2010. Retrieved December 8, 2010.