Aaron Neary
No. 72 – Los Angeles Rams
Personal information
Born: (1992-11-15) November 15, 1992 (age 27)
Richland, Washington
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:301 lb (137 kg)
Career information
High school:Hanford
(Richland, Washington)
College:Eastern Washington
Career history
* Denver Broncos ( 2016)*
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Reserve/suspended
Career highlights and awards
* 2× First-team All-Big Sky (2014–15)
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Games played:1
Games started:1
Player stats at

Aaron Neary (born November 15, 1992) is an American football center for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Eastern Washington.

College careerEdit

Neary attended and played college football for Eastern Washington University.

Professional careerEdit

Denver BroncosEdit

Neary was signed by the Denver Broncos as an undrafted free agent on May 2, 2016.[1] He was waived on September 3, 2016.[2]

Philadelphia EaglesEdit

On September 5, 2016, Neary was signed to the Philadelphia Eagles' practice squad. He signed a reserve/future contract with the Eagles on January 2, 2017.[3] He was waived by the team on September 2, 2017.[4]

Los Angeles RamsEdit

On September 3, 2017, Neary was claimed off waivers by the Los Angeles Rams.[5] He was waived by the team on September 16, 2017 and re-signed to the practice squad.[6] He was promoted to the active roster on December 27, 2017.[7] He made his NFL debut in Week 17 against the San Francisco 49ers, earning the start at center as the Rams rested many of their starters, including starting center John Sullivan.[8]

On August 31, 2018, Neary was waived by the Rams.[9]

Cleveland BrownsEdit

On September 2, 2018, Neary was claimed off waivers by the Cleveland Browns.[10] He was waived on September 6, 2018.[11]

Los Angeles Rams (second stint)Edit

On September 11, 2018, Neary was signed to the Los Angeles Rams' practice squad.[12] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Rams on February 8, 2019.[13]

Neary was suspended the first four games of the 2019 season for a violation of the league’s substance abuse policy.[14] He suffered a broken ankle in the preseason and was ruled out for the year.[15] He was placed on the reserve/suspended list on August 31, 2019.[16]

Personal lifeEdit

On September 16, 2018, Neary was arrested for misdemeanor DUI and hit and run by the Simi Valley Police Department.[17]


  1. Mason, Andrew (May 2, 2016). "Get to know the Broncos' 21 college free agents". Retrieved September 4, 2017.
  2. Mason, Andrew (September 3, 2016). "Broncos make 23 moves to pare roster at the deadline". Retrieved September 4, 2017.
  3. McPherson, Chris (January 2, 2017). "Eight Signed To Reserve/Future Contracts". Retrieved September 4, 2017.
  4. "Eagles Announce 17 Roster Moves To Get Down To 53 Players". September 2, 2017. Archived from the original on September 5, 2017.
  5. Simmons, Myles (September 3, 2017). "Rams Assigned Three Players via Waivers".
  6. Simmons, Myles (September 16, 2017). "Rams Add Donald, Peterson to Active Roster".
  7. Williams, Charean (December 27, 2017). "Rams place Marqui Christian on IR".
  8. "Aaron Neary 2017 Stats". Retrieved February 14, 2018.
  9. "Rams Continue Friday Cuts". August 31, 2018.
  10. Gribble, Andrew (September 2, 2018). "Browns claim 5 players in latest moves to reshaped 53-man roster".
  11. "Browns claim DL Anthony Zettel". September 6, 2018.
  12. "Los Angeles Rams bring back Aaron Neary, release OL Jeremiah Kolone". September 11, 2018.
  13. Simmons, Myles (February 8, 2019). "Rams sign three players to free agent contracts".
  14. Alper, Josh (June 28, 2019). "Rams OL Aaron Neary suspended four games". Pro Football Talk. NBC Sports.
  15. Williams, Charean (August 26, 2019). "Josh Carraway tears Achilles; Aaron Neary breaks ankle". Pro Football Talk. NBC Sports.
  16. Han, Jamie (August 31, 2019). "Rams trim roster down to 53 players". Retrieved August 31, 2019.
  17. Klein, Gary. "Rams practice squad member Aaron Neary arrested on suspicion of DUI".

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