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Scott Wedige
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Center
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-11-20) November 20, 1988 (age 31)
Place of birth: Elkhorn, Wisconsin
Career information
College: Northern Illinois
Undrafted in 2012
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Arizona Cardinals ( 2012)*
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012
Games played     2
Games started     0

Scott Wedige (born November 20, 1988) is a center who is currently a free agent. He signed with the Arizona Cardinals as an undrafted free agent in 2012. He played College football at Northern Illinois.

College careerEdit

He was a second team All-American selection and also was a co-winner of the NIU Offensive Lineman of the Year award after his senior season.[1]

Professional careerEdit

Arizona CardinalsEdit

On April 30, 2012, he signed with the Arizona Cardinals as an undrafted free agent.[2] On August 31, 2012, he was released.[3]

New York GiantsEdit

On September 7, 2012, he was signed with the New York Giants to join the practice squad.[4] On September 17, 2012, he was released from the practice squad.[5]

Cincinnati BengalsEdit

On November 6, 2012, he signed with the Cincinnati Bengals to join the practice squad.[6]

Second Stint with the Arizona CardinalsEdit

On November 26, 2012, he was signed from the Cincinnati Bengals practice squad to join the Arizona Cardinals active roster after the team placed Center Lyle Sendlein on Injured Reserve to a torn MCL injury.[7] On August 19, 2013, he was released by the Cardinals.[8]

New York JetsEdit

On August 20, 2013, he was claimed off waivers by the New York Jets to serve as backup behind veteran pro bowl center Nick Mangold.[9] He was released three days later.[10]

Second Stint with the Cincinnati BengalsEdit

On December 3, 2013, he signed with the Cincinnati Bengals for the second time. He was waived on April 28, 2014.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Northern Illinois profile". niuhuskies.com. http://www.niuhuskies.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/wedige_scott00.html.
  2. "Cardinals add 17 undrafted free agents". azcentral.com. http://www.azcentral.com/sports/cardinals/articles/20120430arizona-cardinals-17-undrafted-free-agents.html. Retrieved April 30, 2012.
  3. "Cardinals announce final cuts". foxnews.com. http://www.foxnews.com/sports/2012/08/31/cardinals-announce-final-cuts/. Retrieved August 31, 2012.
  4. "Giants add two players to practice squad". nydailynews.com. http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/giants/2012/09/giants-add-two-players-to-practice-squad. Retrieved September 7, 2012.
  5. "Giants Sign Matt McCants To Practice Squad". newyork.sbnation.com. http://newyork.sbnation.com/2012/9/17/3349202/matt-mccants-new-york-giants-practice-squad. Retrieved September 17, 2012.
  6. "NFL transactions for November 6, 2012". profootballweekly.com. http://www.profootballweekly.com/2012/11/06/nfl-transactions-for-november-6-2012. Retrieved November 6, 2012.
  7. "Cardinals' Sendlein placed on IR; Scott Wedige signed". arizonasports.com. Archived from the original on November 29, 2012. https://web.archive.org/web/20121129043547/http://arizonasports.com/40/1591257/Cardinals-Sendlein-on-IR-Wedige-signed. Retrieved November 27, 2012.
  8. Urban, Darren (August 19, 2013). "Cards cut three". http://blog.azcardinals.com/2013/08/19/cards-cut-three/. Retrieved August 19, 2013.
  9. Cimini, Rich (August 20, 2013). "Practice report: Mostly a good day for Geno". ESPN New York. Archived from the original on August 21, 2013. https://www.webcitation.org/6J2bTSbtC?url=http://espn.go.com/blog/new-york/jets/post/_/id/25676/practice-report-mostly-a-good-day-for-geno. Retrieved August 21, 2013.
  10. Cimini, Rich (August 23, 2013). "Jets re-sign Jason Smith [Updated"]. ESPN New York. Archived from the original on August 23, 2013. https://www.webcitation.org/6J62J2BFZ?url=http://espn.go.com/blog/new-york/jets/post/_/id/25802/source-jets-to-re-sign-jason-smith. Retrieved August 23, 2013.

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