FANDOM


Jason Vega
No. 92
Born: (1987-05-30) May 30, 1987 (age 32)
Brockton, Massachusetts
Career information
CFL statusInternational
Position(s)DE
Height6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight255 lb (116 kg)
CollegeNortheastern
High schoolBrockton High
Career history
As player
20112012Winnipeg Blue Bombers
2013New England Patriots*
2013Dallas Cowboys
2014Winnipeg Blue Bombers
2015Toronto Argonauts
2016Edmonton Eskimos
2017Winnipeg Blue Bombers*
* Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career stats
Tackles82
Sacks17
Interceptions0

Jason Vega (born May 30, 1987) is a retired Canadian football and American football defensive end. He played the majority of his professional career in the Canadian Football League (CFL), and more specifically with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Elsewhere in the CFL he was a member of the Toronto Argonauts and Edmonton Eskimos. In his time in the NFL he was affiliated with the New England Patriots and played for the Dallas Cowboys.

College careerEdit

He played college football at Northeastern University.[1]

Professional careerEdit

Winnipeg Blue BombersEdit

Vega signed with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League. During the 2011 Winnipeg Blue Bombers season, Vega was named defensive player of the week for their win over the Alouettes at the end of October.[2] He finished his rookie season in the CFL with 26 tackles and 7 sacks. The following season Vega contributed 40 tackles and 5 quarterback sacks.

New England PatriotsEdit

Vega signed with the New England Patriots on January 26, 2013. He was released on August 13, 2013.[3]

Dallas CowboysEdit

On August 21, 2013, Vega was signed by the Dallas Cowboys.[4] Vega appeared in 2 games for the Cowboys in the 2013 NFL season; tallying 1 tackle.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers (II)Edit

After one season playing in the NFL, Vega signed a new contract with the Bombers on December 23, 2013. Terms of the contract were not released as per team regulations. During the 2014 campaign Vega totaled 16 tackles and 5 sacks. On April 28, 2015 Vega was released by the Blue Bombers; reportedly too free up cap space.[5]

Toronto ArgonautsEdit

On June 22, 2015, Vega signed with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League.[6] Following the season he was not re-signed and became a free agent.

Edmonton Eskimos Edit

Vega signed with the Edmonton Eskimos on August 16, 2016. Vega only appeared in 4 games during the 2016 season, contributing 11 tackles and one quarterback sack. After the season, he was released by the Eskimos.[7]

Winnipeg Blue Bombers (III) Edit

On February 8, 2017 Vega signed a one-day contract with the Blue Bombers and retired.[8]

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.