Riley Reiff

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#71

Experience: 8 years

Height: 6-6

Age: 30

Weight: 305 lbs

College: Iowa

2019 SEASON

  • G
    7
  • GS
    7

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Recent Games

WK OPP RESULT G GS
7 @Lions W 42 - 30 1 1
6 Eagles W 38 - 20 1 1
5 @Giants W 28 - 10 1 1
4 @Bears L 6 - 16 1 1
3 Raiders W 34 - 14 1 1
2 @Packers L 16 - 21 1 1
1 Falcons W 28 - 12 1 1

Career Stats

OffensiveLine Career

SEASON TEAM G GS
2012 Detroit Lions 16 8
2013 Detroit Lions 16 16
2014 Detroit Lions 15 15
2015 Detroit Lions 16 16
2016 Detroit Lions 14 14
2017 Minnesota Vikings 15 15
2018 Minnesota Vikings 13 13
2019 Minnesota Vikings 7 7
TOTAL 112 104

Biography

• Native of Parkston, South Dakota, grew up near former Vikings LB Chad Greenway's hometown and signed with the team as a free agent just days after Greenway's retirement.

OFF THE FIELD Avid outdoorsman, enjoys hunting and fishing in all 4 seasons...Majored in interdepartmental studies at Iowa...Younger brother, Brady, is a defensive lineman at Iowa...A standout wrestler with 3 state titles under his belt and a 121-1 record, was recruited for wrestling and football at South Dakota State...Took part in 2nd annual Celebrity Walleye Classic fishing tournament hosted by the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Sioux Empire in his home state of South Dakota to raise money to support their programs for local kids.

PRO Started all 15 regular-season games he appeared in and both playoff contests for the Vikings in his 1st season with the team...Acquired by the Vikings as a free agent from Detroit, he was the 1st player signed by the club when free agency opened on 3/9/17...Only missed 3 games in 5 seasons for Detroit, starting 69 of his 77 regular-season games played and the 1 playoff contest...Protected Lions QB Matthew Stafford as he set franchise record for career TD passes...Paved the way for Reggie Bush to rush for 1,006 yards in 2013, the lone 1,000-yard RB during his tenure with the Lions...Helped Detroit ascend from a 4-12 record during his rookie season to make the playoffs in 2014 and 2016, notching an 11-5 mark in 2014; the 11-5 mark was the best by the Lions since the 12-4 record in 1991...Originally joined the Lions as the 23rd overall pick in the 2012 Draft, the 2nd T selected that year behind Minnesota taking Matt Kalil.

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