PLAYER
Matthew Mulligan
TE
Height:
6-4
Weight:
267
College:
Maine
Hometown:
Bangor, ME
Experience:
8
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 89 18 170 9.4 1.9 41 2 1 1 8 0
2016 DET 8 1 8 8 1 8 0 0 0 0 0
2015 BUF 12 1 2 2 0.2 2 0 0 0 0 0
2014 TEN 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 ARI 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 CHI 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 NE 15 2 16 8 1.1 15 1 0 0 1 0
2012 STL 16 8 84 10.5 5.3 18 1 0 0 6 0
2011 NYJ 16 5 58 11.6 3.6 41 0 1 1 1 0
2010 NYJ 13 0 0 -- -- -- 0 0 0 0 0
2009 NYJ 5 1 2 2 0.4 2 0 0 0 0 0
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 89 2 28 14 20 0 1 0 0 0
2016 DET 8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2015 BUF 12 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 TEN 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 ARI 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 CHI 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 NE 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 STL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 NYJ 16 1 20 20 20 0 1 0 0 0
2010 NYJ 13 1 8 8 8 0 0 0 0 0
2009 NYJ 5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 89 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2016 DET 8 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2015 BUF 12 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 TEN 2 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 ARI 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 CHI 2 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 NE 15 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 STL 16 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2011 NYJ 16 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 NYJ 13 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 NYJ 5 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Veteran tight end who begins his eighth NFL season after previous stints with a myriad of teams, including most recently the Buffalo Bills in 2015. Entered the NFL as an undrafted rookie with the Miami Dolphins in 2008 out of Maine.

TRANSACTIONS

  • Signed by the Lions as a free agent on April 4, 2016.
  • Released by the Bills on December 8, 2015.
  • Signed by the Buffalo Bills as an unrestricted free agent on June 18, 2015.
  • Signed by the Tennessee Titans as a free agent on December 16, 2014.
  • Released by the Cardinals on December 5, 2014.
  • Signed by the Arizona Cardinals as a free agent on November 18, 2014.
  • Released by the Bears on September 16, 2014.
  • Signed by the Chicago Bears as an unrestricted free agent on April 8, 2014.
  • Signed by the Patriots as a free agent on September 10, 2013.
  • Released by the Patriots on September 5, 2013.
  • Signed by the Patriots as a free agent on September 3, 2013.
  • Released by the Packers on August 31, 2013.
  • Signed by the Packers as a free agent on April 9, 2013.
  • Released by the Rams on March 22, 2013.
  • Signed by the St. Louis Rams as an unrestricted free agent on March 26, 2012.
  • Signed by the Jets to the active roster from the practice squad on December 2, 2009.
  • Signed by the Jets to the practice squad on September 24, 2009.
  • Released by the Jets on September 22, 2009.
  • Acquired by the New York Jets via waivers on September 6, 2009.
  • Released by the Titans on September 5, 2009.
  • Signed by the Titans as a free agent on January 12, 2009.
  • Signed by the Tennessee Titans to the practice squad on November 19, 2008.
  • Released by the Dolphins on November 5, 2008.
  • Signed by the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted rookie free agent on September 3, 2008.

PRO
Veteran tight end who begins his eighth NFL season after previous stints with a myriad of teams, including most recently the Buffalo Bills in 2015. Entered the NFL as an undrafted rookie with the Miami Dolphins in 2008 out of Maine.

2015:Appeared in 12 games for the Bills and started in four, catching one ball for two yards in Week 2 vs. New England (9/20).

  • Started at tight end at Miami (9/27), vs. Cincinnati (10/18), vs. Miami (11/8) and at New York Jets (11/12)

2014:Played in four games on the year, including two with the Chicago Bears and two with the Tennessee Titans.

2013: Played in 15 games (four starts) for the Patriots, finishing with two catches for 16 yards and one touchdown. Also appeared in both Patriots playoff games (one start), totaling one reception for six yards.

  • Began the season with the Green Bay Packers in training camp before being waived prior to the start of the regular season.

2012: Played in 15 games (four starts) for the Patriots, finishing with two catches for 16 yards and one touchdown. Also appeared in both Patriots playoff games (one start), totaling one reception for six yards.

  • Competed in all 16 games for the second consecutive season, this time with the St. Louis Rams. Started in nine of the games he saw action in and finished the year with career highs in receptions (eight), receiving yards (84) and also recorded one touchdown.

2011: Started nine of the 16 games he played in for the Jets, finishing with five receptions for 58 yards.

2010: Played in 13 games for the Jets, as well as one postseason game

2009: Began the season in training camp with the Tennessee Titans before joining the Jets, where he played in five games on the season (one start).

2008: Joined the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted rookie free agent and spent time during the 2008 season on the Dolphins and Titans practice squads

COLLEGE
Was a two-year starter and letterman at Maine, finishing his career with 21 games (18 starts) and totaling 23 receptions for 268 yards and two touchdowns.

  • Started all 11 games as a senior and caught 13 passes for 157 yards and two touchdowns.

PERSONAL
Attended Penobscot Valley High School in Howland, Maine, where he played four years of basketball, two years of soccer and one year of baseball, tennis and track & field. Did not play football in high school, as his high school did not field a football team.

MULLIGAN'S SINGLE GAME BESTS

  • Receptions: 2 (three times) Last at Mia 10/14/12
  • Receiving Yards: 41 at Mia 1/1/12
  • Long Reception: 41 at Mia 1/1/12
  • Receiving Touchdowns: 1 (twice) Last at Atl 9/9/13

Recent Articles

Recent Videos

  • Mulligan on abilities as a pass-catcher

    Posted Aug 6, 2016

    TE Matthew Mulligan talks about seeing teammate Eric Ebron go down with injury in Saturday's mock game and how prepared he is to step in as a pass-catching tight end if he needs to.

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