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Nick Becton
Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-02-11) February 11, 1990 (age 29)
Place of birth: Wilmington, North Carolina
Career information
College: Virginia Tech
Undrafted in 2013
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* San Diego Chargers ( 2013)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Games played     6
Games started     0
Stats at NFL.com

Nicholas Julian Becton (born February 11, 1990) is an American football offensive tackle who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Virginia Tech.

Professional careerEdit

San Diego ChargersEdit

On April 27, 2013, Becton signed with the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent.[1] On September 28, 2013, Becton was promoted to the Chargers' active roster. On November 16, 2013, Becton was released by the Chargers, but signed to the practice squad on November 18, 2013. The Chargers released Becton on August 25, 2014.[2]

New York GiantsEdit

He was signed to the New York Giants practice squad a few days after his release from the Bears.[3]

New Orleans SaintsEdit

On November 4, 2014, the New Orleans Saints signed Becton to their active roster.[4] He was waived on September 5, 2015.[5]

Chicago BearsEdit

Becton was signed to the Chicago Bears' practice squad on September 7, 2015.

On March 9, 2016, Becton signed a one-year deal with the Chicago Bears.[6] He was released by Chicago when the Bears signed Mike Adams on August 10, 2016. [7] He was later placed on injured reserve.

Detroit LionsEdit

On July 31, 2017, Becton signed with the Detroit Lions.[8] He was waived on September 2, 2017.[9]

Kansas City ChiefsEdit

On October 23, 2017, Becton was signed to the Kansas City Chiefs' practice squad. He was released on November 9, 2017.[10]

New York Giants (second stint)Edit

On November 14, 2017, Becton was signed to the New York Giants' practice squad.[11] He was promoted to the active roster on December 30, 2017.[12]

On September 1, 2018, Becton was released by the Giants.[13]

ReferencesEdit

  1. http://acc.blogs.starnewsonline.com/36487/undrafted-but-not-without-options-barth-and-becton-sign-free-agent-nfl-deals/
  2. Chargers Trim Roster; Waive 11 Players
  3. Raanan, Jordan (September 1, 2014). "Nick Becton: 5 things to know about newest Giants offensive lineman". NJ.com. http://www.nj.com/giants/index.ssf/2014/09/nick_becton_5_things_to_know_about_newest_giants_offensive_line.html. Retrieved September 15, 2014.
  4. Nick Underhill, "Saints sign OT Nick Becton; place FB Austin Johnson on injured reserve", The Advocate, November 4, 2014.
  5. "New Orleans Saints announce transactions to meet 53-man limit". September 6, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20170923144746/http://www.neworleanssaints.com/news-and-events/article-1/New-Orleans-Saints-announce-transactions-to-meet-53-man-limit/47c16ac6-e775-47dd-bf3d-ace16ece4f6d. Retrieved July 23, 2018.
  6. "Chicago Bears re-sign Tracy Porter, Jacquizz Rodgers and Nick Becton". http://www.windycitygridiron.com/2016/3/9/11189198/chicago-bears-re-sign-tracy-porter-jacquizz-rodgers-and-nick-becton.
  7. "Chicago Bears re-sign OL Mike Adams And Waive OL Nick Becton". http://www.windycitygridiron.com/2016/8/10/12426204/chicago-bears-sign-ol-mike-adams-and-waive-ol-nick-becton.
  8. "Lions sign free agent T Nick Becton". July 31, 2017. http://www.detroitlions.com/news/news-short/article-1/Lions-sign-free-agent-T-Nick-Becton/07f1fe58-503b-463a-9d73-5e1447982d53.
  9. "Lions establish 53-man roster". September 2, 2017. Archived from the original on September 3, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20170903005052/https://www.detroitlions.com/news/news-short/article-1/Lions-establish-53-man-roster/afd5f964-b8d1-4f20-8b0b-055acb8905ac.
  10. "Chiefs Sign CB Will Redmond To Practice Squad, Release OT Nick Becton". November 9, 2017. http://nfltraderumors.co/chiefs-sign-cb-will-redmond-practice-squad-release-ot-nick-becton/.
  11. Eisen, Michael (November 14, 2017). "Giants roster moves: Keenan Robinson placed on IR; Three players signed". https://web.archive.org/web/20171219194015/http://www.giants.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/Giants-roster-moves-Keenan-Robinson-placed-on-IR-Three-players-signed/abe405fe-28f3-4975-b6d3-36dd3ca69c1f.
  12. Eisen, Michael (December 30, 2017). "Roster Moves: OT Hart Waived/Injured, WR King to IR, Three promoted from practice squad". Archived from the original on January 1, 2018. https://web.archive.org/web/20180101235259/http://www.giants.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/Roster-Moves-OT-Hart-WaivedInjured-WR-King-to-IR-Three-promoted-from-practice-squad/1e179a3c-8e73-4491-b0a3-6a8624dac2bd.
  13. Eisen, Michael (September 1, 2018). "New York Giants announce 53-man roster". https://www.giants.com/news/new-york-giants-announce-53-man-roster.

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