Taylor Boggs

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Taylor Boggs
No. 57 Chicago Bears
Position: Center
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-02-20) February 20, 1987 (age 30)
Place of birth: Inland Empire, California
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 302 lb (137 kg)
Career information
High school: Upland (CA)
College: Humboldt State
Undrafted: 2011
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2016
Games played: 12
Games started: 2
Player stats at NFL.com

Andrew Taylor Boggs (born February 20, 1987) is an American football center for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). He was a walk on at Humboldt State in Arcata, California. He was signed by the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent in 2011.

College career[edit]

Boggs walked on to Humboldt State University's football team and was unsuccessful in making the roster. After a year Boggs gave it another try and went on to be a 3 time team captain and all conference/all American player.

Professional career[edit]

New York Jets[edit]

After going unselected in 2011 NFL Draft, Boggs signed with the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent. He was placed on injured reserve in August 2011 before being cut in April 2012.[1]

Chicago Bears[edit]

Boggs appeared in one game for the Bears in 2013 despite dressing all 16 games.[2] Although Boggs was set to be an exclusive rights free agent after 2013,[3] he was resigned to a one-year deal on February 24, 2014.[2] After playing in 4 of the first 5 games he received an injury settlement from the Bears and was released on October 16, 2014.[4]

Arizona Cardinals[edit]

On January 5, 2016, Boggs signed a reserve/future contract with the Arizona Cardinals.[5] On September 3, 2016, he was released by the Cardinals.[6] He was re-signed by the Cardinals on November 1, 2016.[7] He was placed on injured reserve on December 27, 2016 with a shoulder injury.[8]

Chicago Bears (second stint)[edit]

On May 1, 2017, Boggs re-signed with the Bears.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ H, Kev (April 9, 2013). "Chicago Bears sign Center Taylor Boggs". Windy City Gridiron. Retrieved 10 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Mayer, Larry (February 24, 2014). "Bears ink Taylor Boggs, Derrick Martin". Chicago Bears. Retrieved 24 February 2014. 
  3. ^ Noble, Dan (December 30, 2013). "Chicago Bears 2014 Free Agents: Jay Cutler among biggest questions of offseason". SB Nation. Retrieved 31 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "OL Boggs receives injury settlement from Bears". kxly.com. Retrieved 17 October 2014. 
  5. ^ "Cardinals sign four players to future contracts". Arizona Sports. Retrieved 2016-01-07. 
  6. ^ Urban, Darren. "Final Cuts Take Cardinals to 53". AZCardinals.com. 
  7. ^ Urban, Darren (November 1, 2016). "Cardinals bring back Boggs after Veldheer move". Blog.AZCardinals.com. 
  8. ^ Urban, Darren (December 27, 2016). "Secondary Shift As Tony Jefferson Goes To IR". AZCardinals.com. 
  9. ^ Mayer, Larry (May 1, 2017). "Bears ink Boggs, waive six players". ChicagoBears.com. 

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