Ryan Michael Hewitt (born January 24, 1991) is an American football tight end who is currently a free agent. He has also taken significant snaps at fullback. He played college football at Stanford and was signed by the Cincinnati Bengals as an undrafted free agent in 2014.

Ryan Hewitt
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Hewitt with the Cincinnati Bengals in 2017.
Free agent
Position:Tight end
Personal information
Born: (1991-01-24) January 24, 1991 (age 28)
Denver, Colorado
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
High school:Mullen (Denver, Colorado)
College:Stanford
Undrafted:2014
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Receptions:23
Receiving yards:221
Receiving touchdowns:1
Player stats at NFL.com

College careerEdit

Hewitt played college football at Stanford University from 2009 to 2013. He finished his collegiate career with 59 receptions for 473 yards and six touchdowns.

Professional careerEdit

Cincinnati BengalsEdit

Hewitt was signed by the Cincinnati Bengals after going undrafted in the 2014 NFL Draft.[1] He won a training camp battle with veteran fullback John Conner to secure a spot on the Bengals final roster.

Hewitt had 10 receptions for 86 yards during his rookie season, and finished eighth in Pro Football Focus's lead blocker rankings. He has established himself as a versatile weapon for Cincinnati, playing the H-back position and blocking for running plays while also catching passes out of the backfield and from the tight end position.

On September 1, 2018, Hewitt was released by the Bengals as a part of final roster cuts before the start of the 2018 season.[2]

Indianapolis ColtsEdit

On September 3, 2018, Hewitt was signed by the Indianapolis Colts.[3]

Tennessee TitansEdit

On June 13, 2019, Hewitt signed with the Tennessee Titans.[4] He was released on August 31, 2019.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bengals hit hybrid sweet spot with Ryan Hewitt
  2. ^ Dehner Jr., Paul (September 1, 2018). "Bengals release veteran Ryan Hewitt, shift to Mason Schreck". Cincinnati.com. Retrieved September 2, 2018.
  3. ^ Walker, Andrew (September 3, 2018). "Colts Sign Free Agent Tight End Ryan Hewitt; Place Tyquan Lewis On IR". Colts.com.
  4. ^ Bouda, Nate (June 13, 2019). "Titans Sign TE Ryan Hewitt, Waive TE Keith Towbridge".
  5. ^ Wyatt, Jim (August 31, 2019). "Roster Moves: Titans Trim Roster to 53 Players While Also Trading WR Taywan Taylor to Browns". TitansOnline.com.

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