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Nick Easton
C #62
Height:
6-3
Weight:
303
Age:
25
College:
Harvard
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2017):

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10
GS
10
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 21 15
2017 MIN 10 10
2016 MIN 11 5
2015 MIN 0 0
2015 SF 0 0
Recent Games
WKOppResult
1 NO W 29-19
2 @PIT L 9-26
3 TB W 34-17
4 DET L 7-14
5 @CHI W 20-17
6 GB W 23-10
7 BAL W 24-16
8 @CLE W 33-16
10 @WAS W 38-30
11 LA W 24-7
12 @DET W 30-23
13 @ATL W 14-9
14 @CAR L 24-31

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BIOGRAPHY

• Played 11 games (5 starts) for an offensive line that did not allow a sack in 5 games (tied most in the NFL) in 2016.

• Joined Vikings in a trade from San Francisco in October 2015.

OFF THE FIELD Majored in economics...Joins former Vikings standout C Matt Birk as former Harvard players to suit up for the Vikings...Teammates in San Francisco with fellow lineman Alex Boone and played for 49ers when current Vikings offensive line coach Tony Sparano was tutoring the Niners TEs and current Vikings strength coach Mark Uyeyama was also on staff.

PRO Recorded his 1st career start vs. Dallas (12/1/16)...Made his NFL debut, blocking on Matt Asiata’s 1-yard TD run, vs. Houston (10/9/16)...Joined Vikings from San Francisco in trade during 2015 bye week...Inactive for each game with Vikings in 2015...Was traded twice during his rookie campaign, sent from Baltimore to San Francisco on 9/5/15 and from San Francisco to Minnesota on 10/6/15...Originally signed as a rookie free agent by Baltimore on 5/8/15.

• Played 11 games (5 starts) for an offensive line that did not allow a sack in 5 games (tied most in the NFL) in 2016.

• Joined Vikings in a trade from San Francisco in October 2015.

OFF THE FIELD Majored in economics...Joins former Vikings standout C Matt Birk as former Harvard players to suit up for the Vikings...Teammates in San Francisco with fellow lineman Alex Boone and played for 49ers when current Vikings offensive line coach Tony Sparano was tutoring the Niners TEs and current Vikings strength coach Mark Uyeyama was also on staff.

PRO Recorded his 1st career start vs. Dallas (12/1/16)...Made his NFL debut, blocking on Matt Asiata’s 1-yard TD run, vs. Houston (10/9/16)...Joined Vikings from San Francisco in trade during 2015 bye week...Inactive for each game with Vikings in 2015...Was traded twice during his rookie campaign, sent from Baltimore to San Francisco on 9/5/15 and from San Francisco to Minnesota on 10/6/15...Originally signed as a rookie free agent by Baltimore on 5/8/15.

2016 Part of a unit that did not allowed a sack in 5 contests (tied for most in the NFL)...Started at center vs. Chicago (1/1/17), at Green Bay (12/24) and vs. Indianapolis (12/18)...Started at center for an O-line that did not allow a sack, helping Sam Bradford complete 70.6% of his passes (24 of 34) for 292 yards, 1 TD and a 106.5 passer rating, at Jacksonville (12/11)... Replaced Joe Berger in the starting lineup for his 1st career start vs. Dallas (12/1)...Saw extended action at center for an injured Joe Berger, competing on 43 offensive snaps, at Detroit (11/24)...Part of an O-line that did not allow a sack, helping Sam Bradford complete 31 of 37 passes, against the Lions...Played 10 offensive snaps, including Adam Thielen’s 3-yard TD reception, at Washington (11/13)...Was on the field for both Vikings TDs – 1-yard pass to Kyle Rudolph and 1-yard rush by Rhett Ellison – vs. Detroit (11/6)...Saw action from scrimmage at Chicago (10/31)...Competed on 13 offensive snaps in his NFL debut, including a 1-yard TD run by Matt Asiata, vs. Houston (10/9)...Inactive at Philadelphia (10/23), vs. NY Giants (10/3), at Carolina (9/25), vs. Green Bay (9/18) and at Tennessee (9/11).

2015 Spent final 12 regular-season games and the Wild Card playoff week with Vikings on the 53-man roster but was inactive for each game...Joined Vikings in trade on 10/6...Was active for 49ers for a pair of games but did not see game action...Active for 1st career game as a member of 49ers at Arizona (9/27) but did not play...Active but did not play vs. Green Bay (10/4)...Traded to San Francisco from Baltimore on 9/5...Joined Ravens as a rookie free agent following the 2015 NFL Draft where he competed in training camp and preseason.

COLLEGE Part of Ivy League championship at Harvard as a senior, posting an undefeated record...Honored as a 3rd-Team AP FCS All-American as a senior...Earned 1st-Team All-Ivy as a junior and senior...Started all 10 games as a senior in 2014.

PREP Was named All-State as a senior in football at Hibriten HS in Lenoir, NC...Team captain as a senior...Helped team to 1st-ever undefeated season as a senior...All-Conference and All-County as a junior and senior in football...Standout in discus, earning conference and county titles.