Who is ready for the NFL season to start?

If you are, then you are probably excited that it kicks off this week! To get in the spirit, we thought we would put together a quick list of some current and former NFL players with ties to Placer County.

Tedy Bruschi

Attended Roseville High School
Position: Linebacker
Year Drafted: 1996
Years in NFL: 13
Teams: New England Patriots
Status: Retired

Bruschi won three Super Bowls with the Patriots and was named to the Pro Bowl in 2004.

Miles Burris

Attended Granite Bay High School
Position: Linebacker
Year Drafted: 2012
Years in NFL: 2
Teams: Oakland Raiders
Status: Free Agent

Peyton Thompson

Attended Granite Bay High School
Position: Safety
Year Drafted: 2012 (Undrafted)
Years in the NFL: 3
Teams: Atlanta Falcons, Washington Redskins, Chicago Bears, Jacksonville Jaguars
Status: Free Agent

Eddie Vanderdoes

Born in Auburn
Position: Defensive Tackle
Year Drafted: 2017
Years in NFL: 1
Teams: Oakland Raiders
Status: Signed by Oakland Raiders

Devon Wylie

Attended Granite Bay High School
Position: Wide Receiver/Kick Returner
Year Drafted: 2012
Years in NFL: 3
Teams: Kansas City Chiefs, Arizona Cardinals, Pittsburgh Steelers, Tennessee Titans, San Francisco 49ers, St. Louis Rams, Oakland Raiders, Atlanta Falcons
Status: Free Agent

 

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