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Zach Strief

Date of birth : 1983-09-22
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Cincinnati, Ohio
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-10-15

CAREER TRANSACTIONS

Re-signed (RFA), 4/12/10; Re-signed to a one-year contract (RFA), 4/13/09; Signed a three-year contract, 7/20/06; Selected in the seventh round (210th overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft.

2009- Played in all 16 games, primarily on special teams and as an extra blocking tight end, and also started two contests at left tackle. vs. Detroit (9/13): Played on special teams and also filled in during the second quarter at LT in place of Jermon Bushrod in addition to seeing action as an extra blocking tight end. at Philadelphia (9/20): Played on special teams and as an extra blocking tight end. at Buffalo (9/27): Saw extended playing time at LT after Jermon Bushrod left with an ankle injury and also played on special teams. vs. NY Jets (10/4): Started at left tackle and helped block for the team’s 153 rushing yards and zero sacks allowed in the 24-10 win. vs. NY Giants (10/18): Played on special teams and as an extra blocking tight end. at Miami (10/25): Saw action at RT when Jon Stinchcomb was sidelined briefly and also on special teams and as an extra blocker in short-yardage sets. vs. Atlanta (11/2): Played on special teams and as an extra blocking tight end. vs. Carolina (11/8): Played on special teams and as an extra blocking tight end. at St. Louis (11/15): Played on special teams and as an extra blocking tight end in his 50th career game. at Tampa Bay (11/22): Started at left tackle and played on the line in a rotation, helping to lead the team to a 38-7 win with no sacks allowed. vs. New England (11/30): Played on special teams and as an extra blocking tight end. at Washington (12/6): Played on special teams and as an extra blocking tight end. at Atlanta (12/13): Played on special teams and as an extra blocking tight end. vs. Dallas (12/19): Played on special teams and as an extra blocking tight end. vs. Tampa Bay (12/27): Played on special teams and as an extra blocking tight end. at Carolina (1/3): Played on special teams in the first half and took over at right tackle in the second half. vs. Arizona (1/16 – Divisional Playoff): Played on special teams and as an extra blocking tight end. vs. Minnesota (1/24 – NFC Championship Game): Played on special teams and as an extra blocking tight end. vs. Indianapolis (2/7 – Super Bowl XLIV): Played on special teams and as an extra blocking tight end...

2008 – Played in all 16 games, starting at left tackle at Chicago, Dec. 11 in place of an injured Jammal Brown…Also came on for extended playing time at LT at Denver, Sept. 21, vs. Atlanta, Dec. 7 and at Detroit, Dec. 21…Played right tackle in second half after Jon Stinchcomb departed with back spasms, vs. Minnesota, Oct. 6…Appeared on special teams in every contest, and also served periodically as an extra tight end in short yardage situations.

2007 – Played in all 16 games, primarily on special teams while also starting at LT at Houston, Nov. 18, in place of injured starter Jammal Brown…Also saw extended time vs. St. Louis, Nov. 11, when Brown was forced to depart in the first quarter…Periodically played as a tight end in jumbo offensive packages.

2006 – Played in nine games, starting at LT at Tampa Bay, Nov. 5. Didn’t allow a sack and praised by the coaching staff following the contest for a solid performance after stepping in for T Jammal Brown…Declared inactive for seven regular-season games…Saw action in both postseason contests on special teams.

COLLEGE

Anchored Northwestern’s offensive line at tackle for his final three seasons, starting 40 games at right tackle…Recognized as a first-team All-American by the Football Writers Association of America and was a consensus second-team All-Big Ten as a senior…A key performer on a record-setting offense that averaged more than 500 yards per game and ranked fourth nationally…Second-team All-Big Ten in 2004…Became a full-time starter in 2003.

PERSONAL

Attended Milford (Ohio) HS…Allowed zero sacks as a senior and one as a junior…Also lettered in basketball and track… Communication studies major and minored in business institutions…Full name: Zachary David Strief, born Sept. 22, 1983 in Cincinnati, Ohio.


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