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Manny Ramirez
C #66
Height:
6-3
Weight:
320
Age:
31
College:
Texas Tech
Hometown:
Houston, Texas
Experience:
8

Quick Stats (2014):

G
7
GS
7
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 58 49
2014 DEN 7 7
2013 DEN 16 16
2012 DEN 15 11
2011 DEN 2 0
2010 DET 0 0
2009 DET 13 12
2008 DET 4 3
2007 DET 1 0
Recent Games
WKOppResult
1 IND W 31-24
2 KC W 24-17
3 @SEA L 20-26
5 ARI W 41-20
6 @NYJ W 31-17
7 SF W 42-17
8 SD W 35-21

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RAMIREZ AT A GLANCE:
• A seventh-year offensive guard who started 42-of-51 regular-season games played in his first seven NFL seasons with Detroit (2007-10) and Denver (2011-13).
• Started all 16 games at center for the first time in his career in 2013.
• Opened 12-of-13 games for the Lions in 2008 and was penalized just three times while allowing only a half sack according to Stats Inc.
• Started four seasons at Texas Tech University, calling the offensive line’s blocking schemes during his final two seasons and earning numerous All-Big 12 Conference accolades.
• Part of an offensive aerial attack that led the country with 398.9 passing yards per game in his four seasons (2003-06) with the Red Raiders.
• Established a Texas Tech school lifting record with his 550-pound bench press.
• Joined the Broncos as a free agent on Jan. 4, 2011.
• Selected by the Lions in the fourth round (117th overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft.

RAMIREZ AT A GLANCE:
• A seventh-year offensive guard who started 42-of-51 regular-season games played in his first seven NFL seasons with Detroit (2007-10) and Denver (2011-13).
• Started all 16 games at center for the first time in his career in 2013.
• Opened 12-of-13 games for the Lions in 2008 and was penalized just three times while allowing only a half sack according to Stats Inc.
• Started four seasons at Texas Tech University, calling the offensive line’s blocking schemes during his final two seasons and earning numerous All-Big 12 Conference accolades.
• Part of an offensive aerial attack that led the country with 398.9 passing yards per game in his four seasons (2003-06) with the Red Raiders.
• Established a Texas Tech school lifting record with his 550-pound bench press.
• Joined the Broncos as a free agent on Jan. 4, 2011.
• Selected by the Lions in the fourth round (117th overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Detroit as a draft choice 7/18/07; Waived by Detroit 10/6/10; Signed by Denver to a future contract 1/4/11.

2013: Ramirez opened all 16 games at center for the Broncos in 2013... Earned a spot on Pro Football Focus’ All-Week 3 Team for his performance vs. Oak. (9/23)... Part of an offensive line group that was named a collective offensive player of the week by Sports Illustrated’s Peter King for its performance in which it allowed zero sacks and zero quarterback hits against the NFL’s top-ranked sack defense vs. K.C. (11/17)...Part of an offensive line that did not allow a sack in Denver's Divisional-Round win vs. S.D. (1/12)...Part of an offensive line that did not allow a sack or a QB hit in the AFC Championship Game vs. N.E. (1/19).

2012: Ramirez established a career high with 15 games played, starting 11 contests for the Broncos at right guard... Penalized just three times on the year... Played but did not start in Denver’s AFC Divisional Playoff Game vs. Bal. (1/12).

2011: Ramirez played two games (0 starts) in his first season with the Broncos and was inactive for the remaining 14 regular-season games as well as both playoff contests.

2010: Ramirez spent the season out of football after being waived by Detroit on Oct. 6.

2009: Ramirez played a career-high 13 games (12 starts) at left guard for Detroit... Penalized only three times and was credited with just one half sack allowed according to Stats. Inc.

2008: Ramirez played four games (3 starts) for Detroit, opening two contests at right guard and one at left guard... Was not called for a penalty and allowed just two sacks on the season according to Stats Inc... Made his first career start vs. Chi. (10/5).

2007: Selected by the Lions in the fourth round (117th overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft, Ramirez played one game (0 starts) as a rookie... Made his NFL debut vs. K.C. (12/23) playing on special teams.

COLLEGE: Ramirez was part of the nation’s most explosive aerial attack during his four seasons (2003-06) as a starter at Texas Tech University, as the Red Raiders led the country with 398.9 passing yards per game during that span... Earned numerous All-Big 12 Conference honors following his senior season that marked his second consecutive year calling the blocking schemes along the offensive line... Established a school lifting record with his 550-pound bench press.

PERSONAL: Ramirez was a first-team All-District 20-5A selection in his final two seasons at Willowridge High School in Houston... Majored in exercise sport science at Texas Tech... Manuel Ramirez was born on Feb. 13, 1983, in Houston.

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