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Caleb Benenoch

OL

#65

Experience: 6 years

Height: 6-5

Age: 28

Weight: 305 lbs

College: UCLA

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Career Stats

Offensive Line Career

SEASONTEAMGGS
2016Tampa Bay Buccaneers51
2017Tampa Bay Buccaneers135
2018Tampa Bay Buccaneers1616
2019Tampa Bay Buccaneers10
2021New Orleans Saints11
TOTAL3623

Biography

NFL CAREER –Signed by the Saints in the middle of the preseason, this interior lineman will look to use his bulk and athleticism to compete for a roster spot on the offensive line. After entering the NFL as a fifth round draft pick in 2016 by Tampa Bay, the Nigerian native has played in 35 games with 22 starts on the interior for the Buccaneers.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS – Signed by New Orleans Saints, 8/18/21; Waived by Buffalo Bills, 8/15/21; Signed by Bills, 8/4/21; Practice squad contract terminated by New England Patriots, 11/13/20; Signed to practice squad by the Patriots, 10/19/20; Standard activation from New England practice squad, 10/17/20; Signed to Patriots practice squad, 9/12/20; Waived by Detroit Lions, 8/23/20; Acquired off of waivers by Detroit, 12/16/19 Waived by Dallas, 12/14/19; Signed by Dallas, 12/2/19; Waived by Carolina, 10/22/19; Acquired off waivers by Carolina, 10/2/19; Waived by Patriots, 10/1/19; Signed by Patriots, 9/17/19; Waived by Tampa Bay, 9/10/19; Signed by Tampa Bay to four-year contract, 5/5/16; Selected in fifth round (148th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft by Tampa Bay.

2020 – Had brief stint on New England Patriots active roster. 2019 – Appeared in one game for Tampa Bay, followed by stints on Carolina, Dallas and Detroit active rosters. 2018 – As a member of the Buccaneers, started all 16 games at right guard and blocked for Buccaneers QBs as they passed for 5,125 yards on the season, which was the fourth-most in NFL history. 2017 – As a member of the Buccaneers, played in 13 games with five starts. 2016 – As a member of the Buccaneers, played in five games with one star, starting at left guard in his NFL debut against Chicago, Nov. 13.

COLLEGE – Played at UCLA from 2013-15.

PERSONAL – Prepped at Katy (Texas) Seven Lakes HS after his family migrated from Nigeria at age nine...Played soccer as a youth and became involved in football by mistake as his mother signed him up for American football...As a child, he traveled to Denmark, France, Germany and Switzerland before his family settled in Katy...Originally born in Lagos, Nigeria.

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