Chris Bryan
No. --     Free Agent
Personal information
Date of birth: (1982-03-06) 6 March 1982 (age 39)
Place of birth: Melbourne, Australia
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) Weight: 220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
Debuted in 2010 for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Career history
* Green Bay Packers ( 2010)*
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2010
Punts     23
Punt Yards     860
Average     37.4

Chris Bryan (born 6 March 1982 in Melbourne, Australia) is a former sportsman who played both Australian rules football and American football professionally. Bryan played in the Australian Football League from 2005 until 2009, and then in the National Football League as a punter in 2010 and 2011.

National Football League

Green Bay Packers

In February 2010, after training with Nathan Chapman and John Smith of ProKick Australia, it was revealed Bryan was close to signing a deal with one of a number of NFL teams in the United States as a punter.[1]

Bryan was signed to a three-year contract by the Green Bay Packers on 16 March 2010.[2]

After participating in the Green Bay Rookie Mini-Camp, OTAs Organised Team Activities) and the pre-season, Bryan was released by the team on 4 September 2010.[3]

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

On 6 September 2010, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed Bryan to a three-year contract and waived rookie punter Brent Bowden. Bryan played his first regular-season NFL game against the Cleveland Browns on 12 September at Raymond James Stadium, in Tampa, Florida. He was waived by Buccaneers on 13 October 2010 and replaced by Robert Malone.[4]

New York Jets

Bryan was signed by the New York Jets on 29 July 2011 to compete with incumbent T. J. Conley.[5] He was waived on 30 August.[6]


Bryan returned to Melbourne in 2012, and was signed as senior coach of the Keysborough Football Club, where he had played his junior football, in the Casey-Cardinia division of the Mornington Peninsula Nepean Football League for the 2013 season.[7]

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