|Date of birth:April 18, 1984|
|Place of birth: Indianapolis, Indiana|
|Height: 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)||Weight: 310 lb (141 kg)|
|College: Boston College|
|NFL Draft: 2007 / Round: 3 / Pick: 67|
|Debuted in 2008 for the Oakland Raiders|
|Last played in 2008 for the Oakland Raiders|
|Roster status: Retired|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NFL.com|
James P. Marten (born April 18, 1984 in Indianapolis, Indiana) is a former American football offensive tackle. He was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the third round of the 2007 NFL Draft. Marten was also a member of the Chicago Bears, the Oakland Raiders, and the Miami Dolphins. He played college football at Boston College.
His problems were never helped by the fact that he followed a string of unsuccessful offensive lineman selections, made by the team in the first rounds of the draft: Al Johnson (2003), Jacob Rogers (2004) and Stephen Peterman (2004).
He was claimed by the Oakland Raiders on September 8 2008. That season he was active in one game as a reserve against the Buffalo Bills and would eventually be waived before the start of the 2009 season.
The Chicago Bears had previously tried to claim Marten, but were beaten by the Raiders due to waiver priority. In 2009 they were able to sign him to their practice squad, before promoting him to the active roster on December 14, although he would not appear in a game that season. He was waived before the start of the 2010 season, but was signed to the team's practice squad until December 7 when he was released.