J. J. Dielman
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Personal information
Born: (1993-12-16) December 16, 1993 (age 26)
Ahwatukee, Arizona
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:309 lb (140 kg)
Career information
High school:Desert Vista (Phoenix, Arizona)
NFL Draft:2017 / Round: 5 / Pick: 176
Career history
* Cincinnati Bengals ( 2017)*
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
* Second-team All-Pac-12 (2015)
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at

Jeffrey Joseph "J. J." Dielman (born December 16, 1993) is a former American football guard. He played college football at Utah, and was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the fifth round of the 2017 NFL Draft.

High school careerEdit

Dielman played for Desert Vista High School in Arizona, and was named First-team all-state, as well as all-section III South and all-city. Desert Vista High was the 2011 Arizona D1 state champion. He was a team captain for his high school football team.

College careerEdit

Deilman played college football for the Utah Utes, where he was a three-year starter on the offensive line, starting in 31 consecutive games. He played right tackle his first three seasons (26 games) before moving to the center position as a senior (5 games). He started 13 games as a junior at right tackle, earning second-team All-Pac-12 Conference honors. Deilman started all 13 games as a sophomore at right tackle.[1]

Professional careerEdit

Cincinnati BengalsEdit

Dielman was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the fifth round, 176th overall, in the 2017 NFL Draft.[2] He was waived on September 2, 2017.[3]

Los Angeles RamsEdit

On September 3, 2017, Dielman was claimed off waivers by the Los Angeles Rams.[4] He was waived on September 12, 2017.[5]

Cincinnati Bengals (second stint)Edit

On September 14, 2017, Dielman was re-signed to the Bengals practice squad.[6]

Denver BroncosEdit

On December 16, 2017, Dielman was signed by the Denver Broncos off the Bengals' practice squad, following several injuries to the Broncos' offensive line.[7]

On September 1, 2018, Dielman was waived/injured by the Broncos and was placed on injured reserve.[8] He was released on September 11, 2018.

Seattle SeahawksEdit

On October 23, 2018, Dielman was signed to the Seattle Seahawks practice squad, but was released a week later.[9]

Los Angeles Rams (second stint)Edit

On November 7, 2018, Dielman was signed to the Los Angeles Rams practice squad.[10]

New England PatriotsEdit

On July 26, 2019, Dielman signed with the New England Patriots.[11] However three days later, Dielman announced his retirement from the NFL.[12]

Personal lifeEdit

Dielman is cousins with former Pro Bowl guard Kris Dielman.[13]


  2. Marcum, Jason (April 29, 2017). "2017 NFL Draft results: Cincinnati Bengals pick Utah OL J.J. Dielman in Round 5". Retrieved May 13, 2017.
  3. Toback, Rebecca (September 2, 2017). "NFL roster cuts 2017: Cincinnati Bengals 53-man roster".
  4. Simmons, Myles (September 3, 2017). "Rams Assigned Three Players via Waivers".
  5. Lago, Kristen (September 12, 2017). "Rams Sign OT Cornelius Lucas, Waive Dielman and Jefferson".
  6. Marcum, Jason (September 14, 2017). "Bengals roster 2017: J.J. Dielman signed to practice squad".
  7. DiLalla, Aric (December 16, 2017). "Broncos sign guard J.J. Dielman off Bengals practice squad".
  8. DiLalla, Aric (September 1, 2018). "Broncos trim roster to 53 players".
  9. "Seahawks add Justin Currie, J.J. Dielman to practice squad". Seahawks Wire. USA Today. October 23, 2018.
  10. "Rams bring back Trevon Young, J.J. Dielman on practice squad". The Rams. USA Today. November 7, 2018.
  11. "Patriots sign offensive lineman J.J. Dielman". July 26, 2019.
  12. Alper, Josh (July 29, 2019). "OL J.J. Dielman tells Patriots he’s retiring". Retrieved July 29, 2019.
  13. Cincinnati Bengals bio

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