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Greg Eslinger
No. —     Free Agent
Center
Personal information
Date of birth: April 23, 1983 (1983-04-23) (age 26)
Place of birth: Bismarck, North Dakota
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 292 lb (132 kg)
Career information
College: Minnesota
NFL Draft: 2006 / Round: 6 / Pick: 198
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
 As player:
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Stats at NFL.com

Greg Eslinger (born April 23, 1983 in Bismarck, North Dakota) is an American football center who was previously a practice squad player for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League. He was originally drafted by the Denver Broncos in the sixth round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at Minnesota. He is currently a free agent.

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College career

At Minnesota, he was a four-year starter. As a senior, he was awarded the Outland Trophy, which is given to college football's best interior lineman, as well as the Dave Rimington Trophy, awarded to college football's top center. A Bismarck, North Dakota native, Eslinger was also two-time Associated Press All-American (2003, 2005) and a three-time First Team All-Big Ten performer (2003, 2004, 2005).

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Awards and honors

Professional career

Eslinger was projected to be a second- or third-round pick in the 2006 NFL Draft, but was chosen in the sixth round (198th overall) by the Broncos. Greg was on their injured reserve and did not play during the 2006 NFL season. Assigned to the Cologne Centurions of the NFL Europa for 2007, he started at center where he earned All-NFL Europa honors. The Broncos moved Eslinger to the practice squad at the beginning of 2007. On Nov. 13, 2007, the Cleveland Browns picked him off the Bronco practice squad. On December 12, 2007 he was released from the Cleveland Browns. On December 20, 2007 he was signed to the Houston Texans practice squad. Eslinger was re-signed to the Bronco practice squad in the 2008 season.

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Jammal Brown
Outland Trophy Winner
2005
Succeeded by
Joe Thomas

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