Joe Dahl
G #66
Washington State
Spokane, WA

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Career Stats
TOTAL 12 3
2017 DET 6 3
2016 DET 6 0
Recent Games
1 ARI W 35-23
2 @NYG W 24-10
3 ATL L 26-30
14 @TB W 24-21
15 CHI W 20-10
16 @CIN L 17-26
17 GB W 35-11

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Detroit's fifth round pick in 2016 who added youth to the offensive line as a reserve in his rookie season alongside fellow draft classmates T Taylor Decker and G/C Graham Glasgow.


  • Activated from the Reserve/Injured (leg) list on December 9, 2017.
  • Placed on the Reserve/Injured list on September 26, 2017.
  • Drafted by the Detroit Lions (151st overall) in the fifth round of the 2016 NFL Draft.


Detroit's fifth round pick in 2016 who added youth to the offensive line as a reserve in his rookie season.

2017: Appeared on special teams in Week 1 against Arizona (9/10).

2016: Inactive for Weeks 1-5 to begin the season.

  • Made his career-debut contributing on special teams in Week 6 against the Rams (10/16).
  • Appeared on special teams at Houston in Week 8 (10/30).
  • Appeared on special teams at the New York Giants in Week 15 (12/18).
  • Saw action on special teams and along the offensive line in Week 16 at Dallas (12/26).


Played in a variety of roles along the offensive line at Washington State. Started all 34 games he played in. Was widely recognized as one of the top offensive linemen in the Pac-12 each year and by his senior season was considered one of the top offensive linemen in the country.

2015: Only played in nine games due to injury, but started in each one. Was named All-Pac-12 and garnered Second Team All-America honors from USA Today. Was named the top offensive lineman in college football by Pro Football Focus. Was a staple on an offensive line that led the nation in passing with 389.5 yards per game.

  • Earned WSU’s “BONE” award, given to the top lineman each week, following Rutgers and Sun Bowl wins.

2014: Started all 12 games at left tackle. Was named Pac-12 Honorable Mention and All-Pac-12 Third Team by Phil Steele Magazaine.

  • Was named a team captain twice against Rutgers and Oregon State.
  • Earned six “BONE” awards, leading the team over the course of the season.
  • Was selected as WSU’s Mike Utley Offensive Lineman of the Year.

2013: Started all 13 games, 12 at left guard and once at left tackle.

  • Made the switch to left tackle against Colorado State in the New Mexico Bowl.

2012: Sat out due to NCAA transfer rules.


Three-year letterwinner in both football and basketball at University High School in Spokane. Only Spokane-area player to be named All-Greater Spokane League First Team. Selected first team all-state at defensive end.

  • Started in basketball and football.
  • Received his degree in management and operations.

Recent Articles

Recent Videos

  • Dahl on personal versatility

    Posted Aug 28, 2017

    OL Joe Dahl talks about his ability to play multiple positions on the offensive line and how he is looking forward to more reps this upcoming preseason game.

  • Dahl on playing LT

    Posted Jun 13, 2017

    OL Joe Dahl talks about taking snaps at left tackle in Taylor Decker's absence.