PLAYER
Emmett Cleary
T #77
Height:
6-7
Weight:
320
Age:
27
College:
Boston College
Hometown:
Arlington Heights IL
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2017):

G
5
GS
1
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 18 2
2017 DET 5 1
2016 DAL 13 1
2015 NYG 0 0
Recent Games
WKOppResult
2 @NYG W 24-10
3 ATL L 26-30
4 @MIN W 14-7
5 CAR L 24-27
6 @NO L 38-52
8 PIT L 15-20
9 @GB W 30-17
10 CLE W 38-24

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Biography

Comes to the Lions after most recently spending the 2016 season with the Dallas Cowboys where he appeared in 13 games and recorded one start.

TRANSACTIONS

  • Signed by the Detroit Lions on September 12, 2017.
  • Released by the Cowboys on September 2, 2017.
  • Signed by the Dallas Cowboys on September 28, 2016.
  • Released by the Giants on September 6, 2016.
  • Placed on Injured/Reserved (finger) by the Giants on September 4, 2016.
  • Released by the Giants on September 3, 2016.
  • Signed by the Giants to the active roster from the practice squad on November 16, 2015.
  • Signed by the Giants to the practice squad on September 6, 2015.
  • Released by the Giants on September 5, 2015.
  • Signed by the New York Giants on January 13, 2015.
  • Signed by the Cincinnati Bengals to the practice squad on September 16, 2014.
  • Released by the Raiders on August 25, 2014.
  • Acquired via waivers from the Buccaneers by the Oakland Raiders on June 18, 2014.
  • Released by the Buccaneers on June 17, 2014.
  • Signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to the practice squad on October 16, 2013.
  • Released by the Colts on September 5, 2013.
  • Placed on Injured/Reserve on September 1, 2013.
  • Signed by the Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted rookie free agent on April 30, 2013.

PRO

Comes to the Lions after most recently spending the 2016 season with the Dallas Cowboys where he appeared in 13 games and recorded one start.

2016: Part of an offensive line that helped the Cowboys rank second in the NFL in rushing touchdowns with 24 on the year.

2015: Spent the majority of the season with the New York Giants as a member of the practice squad.

2014: Spent the majority of the preseason with the Oakland Raiders before signing with the Cincinnati Bengals to the practice squad.

2013: Signed by the Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted rookie free agent before being signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to the practice squad.

COLLEGE

Appeared in 44 games during his career at Boston College. Played both tackle positions along the offensive line.

2012: Started all 12 games at left tackle.  Pass blocked for an offense that averaged 259.3 passing yards per game.

2011: Played in all 12 games starting at right tackle. Saw action in 785 plays on the year ranking second on the team. Part of an offensive line that helped Boston College rush for more than 100 yards in six games.

  • Named to the Preseason All-ACC fourth team.
  • Earned 2011 All-ACC Academic Team honors.

2010: Played in all 12 games. Established himself as a starter in the last five games of the season. Part of an offensive line that allowed their running backs to get 100 or more yards in nine different games.

2009: Played in all 12 games along the offensive line.

2008: Redshirted.

PERSONAL

Attended St. Viator High School (Arlington Heights, Ill.).

  • Born in Tokyo, Japan.

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