Brad Cieslak
Brad Cieslak in 2006
No. --     Free Agent
Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1982-07-01) July 1, 1982 (age 38)
Place of birth: Long Grove, Illinois
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 260 lb (118 kg)
Career information
College: Northern Illinois
Debuted in 2005 for the Buffalo Bills
Career history
Roster status: Exclusive-Rights FA
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-MAC (2004)
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Bradley Ryan Cieslak (pron.: /ˈsɪslæk/; born July 1, 1982 in Long Grove, Illinois) is an American football tight end who is currently a Free Agent. He was signed by the Buffalo Bills as an undrafted free agent in 2004. He played college football at Northern Illinois.

Early yearsEdit

Cieslak played quarterback, linebacker and punter at Lincolnshire's Stevenson High School. He also played baseball and basketball.

College careerEdit

Cieslak played college football at Northern Illinois. During his time at the college he made 47 receptions totaling 531 yards and five touchdowns.

Professional careerEdit

Buffalo BillsEdit

Cieslak joined the Buffalo Bills as an undrafted free agent. He spent most of his rookie season on the practice squad but was signed to the active roster on December 22. He made his NFL debut at the Cincinnati Bengals on December 24.

Like in 2005 he was signed initially to the practice squad where he spent the majority of the season. He was elevated to the active roster on November 17 and played in seven games with six receptions for 46 yards.

He only appeared in two games for the Bills and was waived on December 6.

Cleveland BrownsEdit

He was signed by the Cleveland Browns to the practice squad on December 12. He was re-signed in the 2008 offseason but was waived during final cuts on August 30.

Cieslak was re-signed by the Browns on December 23, 2008 after running back Jason Wright was placed on injured reserve.

Cieslak was not resigned after the 2008 season.

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