Nick McDonald

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Nick McDonald
Nick McDonald.jpg
McDonald in 2011
Free agent
Position: Guard / Center
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-06-27) June 27, 1987 (age 28)
Place of birth: Salinas, California
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 305 lb (138 kg)
Career information
College: Grand Valley State University
Undrafted: 2010
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2013
Games played: 24
Games started: 10
Stats at

Nicholas James "Nick" McDonald (born June 27, 1987)[1] 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.

Professional career[edit]

Green Bay Packers[edit]

Following the 2010 NFL Draft, the Packers signed McDonald as an undrafted free agent on April 26, 2010.[2] He was waived on September 3, 2011.

New England Patriots[edit]

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.[3] 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[edit]

On January 16, 2014, McDonald signed a reserves/futures contract with the San Diego Chargers. On July 21, 2014, he was released.

Cleveland Browns[edit]

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.


  1. ^ "Nick McDonald". National Football League. Archived from the original on December 8, 2010. Retrieved December 8, 2010. 
  2. ^ VanOchten, Brian (April 26, 2010). "Grand Valley State tackle Nick McDonald signs free-agent deal with Green Bay Packers". Archived from the original on December 8, 2010. Retrieved December 8, 2010. 
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