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Nick Vannett joined the Saints via free agency looking to bring veteran experience and a powerful blocking presence to the Black and Gold tight end room. The Westerville, Ohio native was originally selected by Seattle in the third round (94th overall) in the 2016 NFL Draft out of Ohio State.
NFL CAREER – Nick Vannett joined the Saints via free agency looking to bring veteran experience and a powerful blocking presence to the Black and Gold tight end room. The Westerville, Ohio native was originally selected by Seattle in the third round (94th overall) in the 2016 NFL Draft out of Ohio State. The sixth-year pro appeared in 15 games with 11 starts for Denver in 2020, totaling 14 receptions for 95 yards (6.8 avg.) with one touchdown. In five seasons for Seattle, Pittsburgh and Denver, Vannett has played in 70 regular season games with 33 starts, catching 75 passes for 686 yards (9.1 avg.) with five touchdowns and two special teams tackles.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS – Signed to a three-year contract by the New Orleans Saints, 3/29/21; Released by Denver, 3/25/21; Signed to a two-year contract by the Denver Broncos (UFA-Pit.), 3/21/20; Acquired by the Pittsburgh Steelers from Seattle in exchange for a 2020 fifth round draft selection, 9/25/19; Signed to a four-year contract by Seattle, 5/6/16; Selected in the third round (94th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft by the Seattle Seahawks.
2020 – Appeared in 15 games with 11 starts and recorded 14 receptions for 95 yards (6.8 avg.) with one touchdown in his only season in Denver...Made his Broncos debut vs. Tennessee, Sept, 14…Made first start of the season at N.Y. Jets, Oct, 1...Caught two passes for a season-high 25 yards vs. Kansas City, Oct. 25…Collected his first touchdown of the season and a season-high four receptions for 20 yards at Carolina, Dec. 13. 2019 – Played in all 16 games regular season games with seven starts for Seattle and Pittsburgh, recording 17 receptions for 166 yards (9.8 avg.)...Tallied four receptions for 38 yards in three games with Seattle before being traded to Pittsburgh, Sept. 25...Recorded 28 yards on two receptions vs. Cincinnati, Sept. 30...Collected five receptions for 40 yards vs. Buffalo, Dec. 15...Caught one pass for 18 yards at N.Y. Jets, Dec. 22. 2018 – Appeared in 15 regular season games with nine starts for Seattle, totaling 29 receptions for 269 yards (9.3 avg.) and three touchdowns...Collected 43 yards on three receptions vs. L.A. Rams, Oct. 7...Totaled six receptions for 52 yards and one touchdown vs. L.A. Chargers, Nov. 4...Caught an eight-yard touchdown reception at L.A. Rams, Nov. 11...Notched two receptions for 11 yards and one touchdown vs. Kansas City, Dec. 23...Posted one reception for five yards in NFC Wild Card playoff at Dallas, 1/5/19. 2017 – Appeared in 15 games with 4 starts for Seattle, logging 12 receptions for 124 yards (10.3 avg.) and one touchdown...Made one reception for 10 yards at Green Bay, Sept. 10... Caught a pass for 12 yards at N.Y. Giants, Oct. 22...Totaled two receptions for 22 yards at Arizona, Nov. 9...Tallied two receptions for 29 yards and a touchdown at San Francisco, Nov. 26...Recorded three receptions for 40 yards vs. Philadelphia, Dec. 3. 2016 –Appeared in nine games with two starts for Seattle, collecting three receptions for 32 yards (10.7 avg.)...Posted one reception for seven yards at New Orleans, Oct. 30...Caught two passes for 25 yards vs. Carolina, Dec. 4.
COLLEGE – Played in 53 games (15 starts) at Ohio State, totaling 55 receptions for 585 yards (10.6 avg.) and six touchdowns during his career...Finished his college career ranking ninth all-time among the school's tight ends in receptions and tied for 10th in touchdown receptions.
PERSONAL – Vannett attended Central High School in Westerville, Ohio where he played high school football...Nick Vannett was born on March 6, 1993.