de la Puente at 49ers training camp in August 2010
|No. 60 New Orleans Saints|
|Date of birth:May 13, 1985|
|Place of birth: Santa Monica, California|
|Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)||Weight: 308 lb (140 kg)|
|Undrafted in 2008|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2009|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Brian de la Puente (born May 13, 1985 in San Clemente, California) is an American football guard for the New Orleans Saints. He was signed by the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football at California.
Professional career[edit | edit source]
First stint with 49ers[edit | edit source]
Kansas City Chiefs[edit | edit source]
De la Puente was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs on August 31, 2008. He was inactive for the team's first seven games before being released on October 29. The Chiefs re-signed him to the practice squad the following day.
De la Puente was re-signed to a future contract by the Chiefs on December 30, 2008. He was waived on August 24, 2009 when the team acquired offensive linemen Andy Alleman and Ikechuku Ndukwe from the Miami Dolphins.
Seattle Seahawks[edit | edit source]
De la Puente was claimed off waivers by the Seattle Seahawks on August 25, 2009 after the team waived guard Grey Ruegamer. He was cut on September 5, and added to the practice squad on September 16. He was cut from the practice squad on September 22 and re-added on September 30.
Carolina Panthers[edit | edit source]
De la Puente was signed to the Carolina Panthers' practice squad on November 17.
Second stint with 49ers[edit | edit source]
De la Puente signed a future contract with the San Francisco 49ers on January 22, 2010. He was waived on September 4.
Second stint with Seahawks[edit | edit source]
De la Puente was signed to the Seattle Seahawks' practice squad on September 16, 2010. He was released on September 21.
New Orleans Saints[edit | edit source]
De la Puente is currently listed on the active roster of the New Orleans Saints.
References[edit | edit source]
- "Kansas City Claims G Brian De La Puente and LB Erik Walden on Waivers". kcchiefs.com. 2008-08-31. http://www.kcchiefs.com/news/2008/08/31/kansas_city_claims_g_brian_de_la_puente_and_lb_erik_walden_on_waivers/. Retrieved 2008-09-04.[dead link]