Brian de la Puente

de la Puente at 49ers training camp in August 2010
No. 60     New Orleans Saints
Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-05-13) May 13, 1985 (age 35)
Place of birth: Santa Monica, California
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 308 lb (140 kg)
Career information
College: California
Undrafted in 2008
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • Honorable mention All-Pac-10 (2007)
Career NFL statistics as of 2009
Games played     --
Games started     --
Fumble recoveries     --
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.

De la Puente has also been a member of the Kansas City Chiefs, Carolina Panthers and Seattle Seahawks.

Professional career[edit | edit source]

First stint with 49ers[edit | edit source]

After going undrafted in the 2008 NFL Draft, De La Puente was signed by the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent on May 1. He was waived during final cuts on August 30.

Kansas City Chiefs[edit | edit source]

De la Puente was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs on August 31, 2008.[1] 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.[2]

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.[3] 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.[4]

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.

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