Player Bio

Matthew Mulligan
TE #85
Height:
6-4
Weight:
267
College:
Maine
Hometown:
Bangor, ME
Experience:
6
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 67 16 160 10 2.4 41 2 1 1 8 0
2014 CHI 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 NE 15 2 16 8 1.1 15 1 0 0 1 0
2012 STL 16 8 84 10.5 5.3 18 1 0 0 6 0
2011 NYJ 16 5 58 11.6 3.6 41 0 1 1 1 0
2010 NYJ 13 0 0 -- -- -- 0 0 0 0 0
2009 NYJ 5 1 2 2 0.4 2 0 0 0 0 0
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 67 2 28 14 20 0 1 0 0 0
2014 CHI 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 NE 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 STL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 NYJ 16 1 20 20 20 0 1 0 0 0
2010 NYJ 13 1 8 8 8 0 0 0 0 0
2009 NYJ 5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 67 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2014 CHI 2 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 NE 15 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 STL 16 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2011 NYJ 16 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 NYJ 13 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 NYJ 5 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

PRO CAREER: In 65 games with the Jets (2009-11), Rams (2012) and Patriots (2013), recorded 24 starts with 16 catches for 160 yards (10.0 avg) and 2 TDs… Also owns 2 kick returns for 28 yards... Competed in postseason play 6 times with 1 start - owns 1 catch for 6 yards.
PRO CAREER: In 65 games with the Jets (2009-11), Rams (2012) and Patriots (2013), recorded 24 starts with 16 catches for 160 yards (10.0 avg) and 2 TDs… Also owns 2 kick returns for 28 yards... Competed in postseason play 6 times with 1 start - owns 1 catch for 6 yards.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent (5/2/08)… Waived by the Dolphins (9/2/08)… Signed to Miami’s practice squad (9/3/08)… Waived by the Dolphins (11/5/08)… Signed to the Tennessee Titans practice squad (11/19/08)… Signed by the Titans (1/12/09)… Waived by Tennessee (9/5/09)… Acquired from waivers by the New York Jets (9/6/09)… Waived by the Jets (9/22/09)… Signed to New York’s practice squad (9/24/09)… Signed to the Jets active roster (12/2/09)… Signed  a two-year contract with the St. Louis Rams (3/26/12)… Waived by the Rams (3/22/13)… Signed a one-year contract with the Green Bay Packers (4/9/13)… Waived by the Packers (8/31/13)… Signed with the New England Patriots (9/3/13)… Waived by the Patriots (9/5/13)… Signed by New England (9/10/13)… Signed a one-year contract with the Chicago Bears (4/8/14). SIGNED through 2014

2013 SEASON: Played in 15 games with 4 starts for the Patriots, finishing with 2 receptions for 16 yards and 1 TD… Appeared in both playoff games, tallying 1 start and 1 reception for 6 yards… Went to training camp with the Packers but was waived prior to the start of the regular season. GAMES PLAYED-STARTED: 15-4

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2012 – Competed in all 16 games for the second consecutive season… Started 9 games for the Rams, tallying career-highs in receptions (8) and receiving yards (84), as well as recording 1 receiving TD. 2011 – Started 9-of-16 games for the Jets, amassing 5 receptions for 58 yards (11.6 ypc)… Added 1 kick return for 20 yards. 2010 – Played in 13 games with 1 start for the Jets... Tallied one kick return for 8 yards... Played in 1 postseason game. 2009 – Started 1-of-5 games for New York, notching 1 catch for 2 yards… Also appeared in 3 playoff games... Went to training camp with the Titans but was waived before the start of the regular season. 2008 – Spent parts of the season on the practice squads of the Miami Dolphins and Tennessee Titans.

COLLEGE: Was a two-year starter and letterman at Maine, finishing his career with 21 games played and 18 starts… Caught 23 passes for 268 yards and 2 TDs… Started all 11 games as a senior and caught 13 passes for 157 yards and 2 TDs.

PERSONAL: Played four years of basketball, two years of soccer and one year of baseball, tennis and track and field at Penobscot Valley High School in Howland, Maine… Did not play football in high school, as his school did not field a football team… Was an honorable mention all-state selection in both basketball and soccer.

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  • Breakdown: Position Battles

    Posted Aug 11, 2014

    Jeff Joniak and Tom Thayer breakdown what they believe to be the biggest position battles on the team.