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 71   Eric Ghiaciuc   OL
  Height: 6-4   Weight: 303
  Year: 6   Yrs/Pat: 1
  Acquired: FA-2010
  School: Central Michigan
  Born: May 28, 1981    

Career Transactions

Eric Ghiaciuc was signed by the Patriots as a free agent on August 4, 2010...Originally selected by the Cincinnati Bengals in the fourth round (119th overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft...Signed by Kansas City as an unrestricted free agent from Cincinnati (04/30/09)...Waived by Kansas City (09/04/09)...Signed by San Diego (12/22/09)...signed by Cleveland (04/08/10)...Waived by Cleveland (06/15/09).



Career Highlights

  • Enters his sixth NFL season after spending four seasons with Cincinnati (2005-08) and the end of the 2009 season with San Diego.
  • Has started 42 of 48 games that he has played during his tenure with the Bengals.


2009 Season

2009 (0/0 - San Diego):

  • Went to training camp with Kansas City but was waived prior to the start of the season.
  • Signed with San Diego on Dec. 22, 2009 and was inactive for the final two games and the postseason contest.


2008 Season

2008 (16/16 - Cincinnati):

  • Started all 16 games at center for Cincinnati.


2007 Season

2007 (12/12 - Cincinnati):

  • Started 12 games and was inactive for three contests.
  • Part of an offensive line that allowed 17.0 sacks, the lowest single-season total in team history.
  • Missed three games due to a thumb injury.
  • Suffered a foot injury vs. Cleveland (12/23) and was placed on injured reserve on Dec. 26.
     


2006 Season

2006 (15/13 - Cincinnati):

  • Saw action in 15 games with 13 starts at center.
  • Was inactive for one game.
  • Protected for QB Carson Palmer, who completed 4,035 passing yards, the second-highest seasonal total in Bengals history.
  • Also helped pave the way for RB Rudi Johnson, who racked up 1,309 rushing yards.


2005 Season

2005 (5/1), 0/0 - Cincinnati):

  • Played in five games with one start at center and was inactive for five contests.
  • Was active but did not play in six games.
  • Started his first NFL game at Jacksonville (10/9).
  • Was active but did not play in the AFC Wild Card Game vs. Pittsburgh (01/08/06).


College

  • A four-year letterman at Central Michigan.
  • Started his final 35 contests.
  • Blocked for a 1,000-yard rusher in his last three seasons.
  • Majored in Industrial Education.


Personal

  • Born on May 28, 1981 in Oxford, Mich.
  • A two-sport standout at Oxford High school.
  • Earned all-state honors in football.
  • Won the state heavyweight wrestling championship