Orie Lemon

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Orie Lemon
No. -- Free agent
Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-09-09) September 9, 1987 (age 28)
Place of birth: Houston, Texas
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 243 lb (110 kg)
Career information
High school: Jack Yates (TX)
College: Oklahoma State
Undrafted: 2011
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2015
Tackles: 32
Quarterback sacks: 0.0
Forced fumbles: 1
Player stats at NFL.com

Orie Lemon (born September 9, 1987) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent of the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He played college football at Oklahoma State University.

Professional career[edit]

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

Lemon was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Dallas Cowboys after the 2011 NFL draft. He was waived on September 3 and signed to the practice squad.

He was released on August 31, 2012 and later signed to the practice squad. He was promoted to the active roster on September 22. On November 7, he was placed on the injured reserve list with a hamstring injury.

Kansas City Chiefs[edit]

On April 18, 2013, he was signed as a free agent by the Kansas City Chiefs. He was cut on August 31.

Arizona Cardinals[edit]

On October 8, 2013, he was signed by the Arizona Cardinals to their practice squad.

Second stint with Cowboys[edit]

The Cowboys signed him from the Cardinals practice squad on November 21, 2013. He was released on December 14.

Lemon was re-signed as a free agent on December 17, 2013. He was waived/injured by the Cowboys on August 30, 2014. He cleared waivers and became a free agent on September 12, 2014.[1]

Second stint with Chiefs[edit]

On October 15, 2014, he was signed by the Chiefs to the practice squad.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit]

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed him from the Chiefs practice squad on October 23, 2014, and went on to play in 10 games (3 starts). He was waived on October 1, 2015. On October 7, 2015, Lemon was signed by the Buccaneers. On November 17, 2015, he was wavied.[2]

Third stint with Chiefs[edit]

On January 5, 2016, the Chiefs re-signed Lemon to their practice squad.[3]


  1. ^ "Orie Lemon". kffl.com. Archived from the original on October 8, 2014. Retrieved October 2, 2014. 
  2. ^ Gantt, Darin (November 17, 2015). "Bucs cut linebacker Orie Lemon, safety D.J. Swearinger". NBCSports.com. Retrieved January 10, 2016. 
  3. ^ Paylor, Terez (January 5, 2016). "Chiefs elevate Daniel Munyer, sign Orie Lemon to practice squad". Retrieved January 10, 2016. 

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