Chris Neild
Neild at Redskins training camp in 2011.
No. 95     Washington Redskins
Nose Tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-12-01) December 1, 1987 (age 32)
Place of birth: Cliffside Park, New Jersey
High School: Stroudsburg (PA)
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 325 lb (147 kg)
Career information
College: West Virginia
NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 7 / Pick: 253
Debuted in 2011 for the Washington Redskins
Career history
*Washington Redskins ( 2011–present)
Roster status: Injured Reserve
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Career NFL statistics as of Week 14, 2012
Tackles     10
Sacks     2.0
FFs     0
Stats at

Chris Neild (born December 1, 1987) is an American football nose tackle for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Redskins in the seventh round of the 2011 NFL Draft.[1] He played college football at West Virginia University. He attended Stroudsburg High School in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania.

Professional careerEdit

2011 NFL CombineEdit

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6 ft 2 in 319 lb 5.12 s 1.73 s 2.93 s 4.46 s 7.56 s 29.0 in 8 ft 10 in 30 rep

Washington RedskinsEdit

2011 SeasonEdit

Neild was drafted in the seventh round of the 2011 NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins. He was converted from a defensive tackle to a nose tackle. Neild made his NFL debut in Week 1 against the New York Giants, where he recorded 1.5 sacks on Eli Manning. In the 2011 season, Neild played in all 16 games as the backup nose tackle for Barry Cofield.[4]

2012 SeasonEdit

Neild was expected to compete for a roster spot with Chris Baker.[5] His second season was cut short after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during practice on August 13, 2012.[6] The Redskins waived-injured him two days later.[7] After not being claimed off waivers, Neild was officially placed on the team's injured reserve list.[8]


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