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Top Jared Veldheer News

  • Jared Veldheer: Can return to action

    Veldheer was reinstated from a six-game suspension Tuesday, Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports.

    Veldheer was suspended after testing positive for a banned substance in March. At the time, he announced he was retiring from the NFL, though it's unclear if that remains his plan now that he has been reinstated.

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  • Jared Veldheer: Handed six-game ban

    Veldheer was suspended for the first six games of the 2021 season Thursday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.

    The specifics of the suspension remain unclear, but this news certainly won't help Veldheer's chances to sign with a team this offseason. Veldheer spent time with both Indianapolis and Green Bay last season, and nearly became the first player to start for two teams in the same postseason in 2020.

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  • Packers' Jared Veldheer: Still in COVID protocol

    Packers head coach Matt LaFleur said Wednesday that Veldheer (illness) remains on the reserve/COVID-19 list, Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

    Almost immediately after signing with the Packers on Jan. 11, Veldheer was added to the list.The veteran lineman will need to gain full clearance before attending practice or taking the field, making his availability for Sunday's NFC Championship Game against the Buccaneers murky at best.

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  • Packers' Jared Veldheer: Shifts to COVID list

    Veldheer was placed on the Packers' reserve/COVID-19 list on Wednesday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

    The Packers signed Veldheer on Monday, and now that the veteran has found himself on the reserve/COVID-19 list, it is unclear whether he'll be able to be called upon during Saturday's NFC divisional-round game against the Rams. While it is unknown if Veldheer contracted the virus, he'll aim to return to the active roster as quickly as he can.

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  • Packers' Jared Veldheer: Signs with the Packers

    Veldheer signed with the Packers on Monday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

    After spending time with the Colts' practice squad, Veldheer will head to Green Bay, where he's previously spent time. The veteran will presumably be available to handle tackle duties if called upon during Saturday's NFC divisional-round matchup against the Rams.

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  • Jared Veldheer: Comes out of retirement

    The Colts signed Veldheer to the practice squad Thursday.

    Veldheer announced his decision to retire back in September, but the Colts have managed to convince him to return to action for a possible playoff run. The veteran has previously played for the Cardinals, Raiders, Broncos and Packers.

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  • Jared Veldheer: Opts to retire

    Veldeer is retiring from professional football, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.

    The Cowboys reportedly put forth a $2.5 million offer for the veteran tackle, but he instead decided to hang up his cleats. Veldheer appeared in 120 games (113 starts) over his 10-year career with the Cardinals, Raiders, Broncos and Packers.

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  • Packers' Jared Veldheer: Moves to 53-man roster

    Veldheer was activated to the 53-man roster from the exempt/commissioner permission list Monday.

    Veldheer was signed by the Packers in late November after being released off the Patriots' reserve/retired list, but the team had a roster exemption, so he wasn't immediately added to the 53-man roster. The 32-year-old announced his retirement in May but will now continue his career as a reserve tackle in Green Bay.

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  • Packers' Jared Veldheer: Signed by Packers

    Veldheer signed a contract with Green Bay on Wednesday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

    The 32-year-old stayed in shape following his release from New England and will serve as insurance following the injury to Bryan Bulaga (knee).

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  • Jared Veldheer: Released by Patriots

    Veldheer has been released off of the reserve/retired list by the Patriots, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

    While Veldheer is perhaps not the retired former Patriot some were expecting to make a comeback this season, he is apparently in shape. The Hillsdale product could find a match with a team in need of offensive-line help.

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  • Jared Veldheer: Announces retirement

    Veldheer has announced that he intends to retire, Mike Reiss of reports.

    Veldheer signed with the Patriots a couple weeks ago, but he'll be calling it a career after nine NFL seasons. The 2010 third-round pick started 12 games at right tackle for the Broncos in his final season in 2018.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-8, 321 lbs
Birthplace: Grand Rapids, MI
Age: 35
School: Hillsdale
Experience: 10