Justin Bannan
Bannan in the 2012 preseason.
No. 97, 94, 95     
Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1979-04-18) April 18, 1979 (age 41)
Place of birth: Sacramento, California
Career information
College: Colorado
NFL Draft: 2002 / Round: 5 / Pick: 139
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Buffalo Bills ( 2002 2005)
Career highlights and awards
* First-team All-Big 12 (2001)
Tackles     310
Sacks     6.5
Forced fumbles     5
Stats at NFL.com

Justin Lewis Bannan[1] (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 | edit source]

Bannan graduated from Bella Vista High School in Fair Oaks, California in 1997 and was a letterman in football and basketball.

Professional career[edit | edit source]

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6 ft 2¾ in 300 lb 4.86 s 1.70 s 2.91 s 4.24 s 7.31 s 29 in 8 ft 3 in 24 rep

Buffalo Bills[edit | edit source]

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.

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Bannan in 2010.

Baltimore Ravens[edit | edit source]

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.[3]

Denver Broncos[edit | edit source]

On March 5, 2010, Bannan signed a five-year contract with the Denver Broncos.[4]

On March 3, 2011, the Broncos released Bannan.[5]

St. Louis Rams[edit | edit source]

Bannan signed with the St. Louis Rams on July 30, 2011.[6] He was released following the 2011 season on March 12, 2012.

Return to the Denver Broncos[edit | edit source]

On April 11, 2012, Bannan signed a one-year deal with the Denver Broncos.[7]

Detroit Lions[edit | edit source]

On August 15, 2013, Bannan signed a contract with the Detroit Lions. Bannan was released from the Lions as of September 25, 2013.[8]

Personal life[edit | edit source]

Bannan has an interest in stocks and bonds, and appeared on Jim Cramer's Mad Money television show on October 31, 2007.

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