Brittan Golden
Golden in 2017
No. 83     
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-07-20) July 20, 1988 (age 32)
Place of birth: Lubbock, Texas
Career information
College: West Texas A&M
Undrafted in 2012
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Chicago Bears ( 2012)*
Roster status: Injured reserve
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Receptions     18
Receiving yards     293
Receiving touchdowns     1

Brittan Golden (born July 20, 1988) is an American football wide receiver for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at West Texas A&M. After going undrafted after the 2012 NFL Draft, he was signed by the Chicago Bears.[1] He also spent time with the Jacksonville Jaguars and Arizona Cardinals.

Professional careerEdit

Chicago Bears (first stint)Edit

Golden signed with the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent on April 29, 2012. In the final preseason game against the Cleveland Browns, Golden returned a blocked punt 22 yards for a touchdown.[2] However, he was waived on August 31.[3]

Jacksonville JaguarsEdit

Golden was signed to the Jacksonville Jaguars' practice squad on December 18, 2012.

Chicago Bears (second stint)Edit

On January 4, 2013, Golden was brought back by the Bears.[4] He was among the final roster cuts on August 30.[5]

Arizona CardinalsEdit

Golden was signed to the Arizona Cardinals' practice squad on September 17, 2013. Later the same season Golden was promoted 53-man roster. The Cardinals released Golden on August 30, 2014.[6] He was signed back to the active roster on December 16, 2014.

On September 3, 2016, Golden was released by the Cardinals and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[7][8] He was promoted to the active roster on October 4, 2016.[9] He caught his first career touchdown in Week 14 on a 9-yard pass from Carson Palmer. He played in 12 games with one start in 2016, recording eight receptions for 82 yards and one touchdown.

Golden played in 13 games in 2017, recording five receptions for 70 yards. He suffered a broken arm in Week 15 and was placed on injured reserve on December 18, 2017.[10]

New York GiantsEdit

On January 2, 2019, Golden signed a reserve/future contract with the New York Giants.[11] He was placed on injured reserve on August 31, 2019.[12]


  1. "Brittan Golden: Q&A with Chicago Bears Undrafted Rookie Brittan Golden". Bleacher Report. May 4, 2012. Retrieved August 4, 2012.
  2. Mayer, Larry (August 30, 2012). "Starters sit, Bears win final preseason game". Retrieved September 15, 2012.
  3. Mayer, Larry. "Bears reach 53-man roster limit". Retrieved September 1, 2012.
  4. "Bears ink deal with Golden". Chicago Tribune. January 4, 2013.,0,6545435.story. Retrieved January 4, 2013.
  5. Mayer, Larry (August 30, 2013). "Bears cut 17 players, still have five to go". Chicago Bears. Retrieved August 30, 2013.
  6. "Cardinals Cut To 53".
  7. Urban, Darren. "Final Cuts Take Cardinals to 53".
  8. Urban, Darren. "Cardinals Building Practice Squad".
  9. Urban, Darren (October 4, 2016). "Chris Johnson, Tyvon Branch To IR; Butler Cut".
  10. "Among injuries, Cardinals lose Golden to broken arm in loss vs. Redskins". December 18, 2017.
  11. Eisen, Michael (January 2, 2019). "Giants sign nine players to Reserve/Future contracts".
  12. Eisen, Michael (August 31, 2019). "New York Giants announce 53-man roster".

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