Justin Lewis Bannan (born April 18, 1979) is a former  American football defensive tackle. He was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the fifth round of the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at Colorado.
Bannan also played for the
Baltimore Ravens, Denver Broncos, St. Louis Rams, and Detroit Lions.
Early years Edit
Bannan graduated from
Bella Vista High School in Fair Oaks, California in 1997 and was a letterman in football and basketball.
Professional career Edit
Buffalo Bills Edit
Bannan was drafted by the
Buffalo Bills in the fifth round (139th overall) of the 2002 NFL Draft and played for them through the 2005 season.
Baltimore Ravens Edit
Bannan joined the
Baltimore Ravens before the 2006 season and played for them until 2009. In the 2008 season, he set a personal-best with 30 solo tackles (56 total), one sack and three interceptions.
Denver Broncos Edit
On March 5, 2010, Bannan signed a five-year contract with the
On March 3, 2011, the Broncos released Bannan.
St. Louis Rams Edit
Bannan signed with the
St. Louis Rams on July 30, 2011. He was released following the 2011 season on March 12, 2012.
Return to the Denver Broncos Edit
On April 11, 2012, Bannan signed a one-year deal with the
Detroit Lions Edit
On August 15, 2013, Bannan signed a contract with the
Detroit Lions. Bannan was released from the Lions as of September 25, 2013.
Personal life Edit
Bannan has an interest in stocks and bonds, and appeared on
Jim Cramer's television show on October 31, 2007.
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"Denver Broncos Sign DL Justin Bannan". milehighreport.com . . http://www.milehighreport.com/2010/3/5/1359059/denver-broncos-sign-dl-justin
"Bannan, Williams released". denverbroncos.com . . http://www.denverbroncos.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/Bannan-Williams-Released/3c62c199-7232-418e-9580-e243f2db9404
Klis, Mike. "Justin Bannan agrees to terms with Rams". Denver Post . http://blogs.denverpost.com/broncos/2011/07/30/justin-bannan-signs-with-rams/8445/ . Retrieved July 30, 2011.
Official: Denver Broncos Sign Justin Bannan-Mile High Report Retrieved July 12, 2012. ↑
Meinke, Kyle (August 16, 2013). "Detroit Lions release 2 players, including CB Conroy Black just 3 days after signing him" . http://www.mlive.com/lions/index.ssf/2013/08/detroit_lions_release_2_player.html . Retrieved August 17, 2013.
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