Ron Berger

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Ron Berger
No. 88
Position: Defensive end / defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1942-09-30) September 30, 1942 (age 74)
Place of birth: Detroit, Michigan
Height: 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Weight: 290 lb (132 kg)
Career information
College: Wayne State
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Ron Berger was an American college and professional football player. A defensive end, he played college football at Wayne State University, and played professionally in the American Football League (AFL) and National Football League (NFL) for the Boston/New England Patriots.

Career[edit]

Berger began his career with a semi-pro team in Pontiac, Michigan, in 1965 with the St. Petersburg Blazers of the North American Football League. The next year, the 6-foot-8 Berger played for the Orange County (Calif.) Ramblers of the Continental Football League before signing with the NFL's Los Angeles Rams. He joined the Patriots as a free agent in 1969 as the biggest lineman to ever suit up for the team.[citation needed]

Burger played in 41 games for the Boston/New England Patriots. His final season was with the Miami Dolphins in 1973.