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Tony Curtis (American football)

Tony Curtis
No. --     Free agent
Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1983-02-11) February 11, 1983
Place of birth: Fort Lewis, Washington
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Weight: 251 lb (114 kg)
Career information
College: Portland State
Undrafted in 2005
Debuted in 2006 for the Dallas Cowboys
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2009
Receptions 11
Receiving yards 50
Touchdowns 3
Stats at NFL.com

Tony Curtis (born February 11, 1983 in Fort Lewis, Washington) is an American football tight end who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Portland State and was signed by the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent in 2005.

Curtis has also been a member of the Kansas City Chiefs, Philadelphia Eagles, Baltimore Ravens, San Francisco 49ers and Washington Redskins.

Contents

  • Early years 1
  • Professional career 2
    • Dallas Cowboys 2.1
    • Kansas City Chiefs 2.2
    • Philadelphia Eagles 2.3
    • Baltimore Ravens 2.4
    • San Francisco 49ers 2.5
    • Washington Redskins 2.6
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Early years

Curtis graduated from Seaside High School in Seaside, California where he excelled in football and basketball. He then went on to play Junior College for Fresno City College under Coach Tony Caviglia where he earned a Division I scholar ship to Portland State.

Professional career

Dallas Cowboys

Curtis was signed as an undrafted free agent following the 2005 NFL Draft. In a Monday Night Football game against the Buffalo Bills on October 8, 2007, Curtis recovered an onside kick with 18 seconds remaining to help set up Nick Folk's 53-yard game-winning field goal, giving the Cowboys a 25-24 win. In the 2007 NFL season, Curtis had three catches, all of which went for touchdowns.

In the 2008 offseason, Curtis was re-signed as an exclusive-rights free agent.

Kansas City Chiefs

Curtis was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs on April 24, 2009. He was waived on August 4.

Philadelphia Eagles

Curtis signed with the Philadelphia Eagles on August 25, 2009. He was waived on September 8.

Baltimore Ravens

Curtis signed with the Baltimore Ravens on September 22, 2009. He was released on October 13, to make room for wide receiver David Tyree.

San Francisco 49ers

Curtis was signed by the San Francisco 49ers on February 4, 2010. He was released September 3.

Washington Redskins

On August 16, 2011, he signed with the Washington Redskins. He was released by the team on September 3, 2011.[1]

References

  1. ^ NFL Transactions Report, December 30, 2011 

External links

  • Philadelphia Eagles bio
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