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DeMario Pressley

DeMario Pressley - #68 - DT

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 301 lbs.
Birthday 11/03/1985
Birthplace Greensboro, NC
College North Carolina State
Years played 4
Drafted 2008, 5th round, 9th pick by Saints

2011 free-agent tracker, by position

Posted Sept. 07, 2011 @ 9:31 p.m. ET
Follow the movement of the 2011 free agents in this list, broken down by position.


Posted Aug. 17, 2011
The Broncos have claimed Pressley off waivers to bolster their depleted defensive line.||||||| Earlier in the week, the Broncos lost Marcus Thomas (strained pectoral) and Ty Warren (torn triceps) for an indefinite amount of time. The 6-foot-3, 301-pound Pressley became available when he was released by Indianapolis. Pressley is a fourth-year player out of North Carolina State. He appeared in one game for Houston last season.
Posted Nov. 07, 2009
The Saints signed Pressley from the practice squad to the active roster.||||||| Pressley, a second-year lineman out of North Carolina State, was selected by the Saints in the fifth round of the 2008 draft. The 6-foot-3, 301-pounder spent his rookie season on injured reserve rehabbing a foot injury suffered early in training camp.
Posted July 27, 2008
Pressley was placed on injured reserve by the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, forcing the fifth-round draft pick to miss his rookie season. He fractured his right foot in practice Saturday.||||||| The 6-foot-3, 301-pound Pressley was the first of the team's two fifth-round selections, taken 144th overall out of North Carolina State. Placing Pressley on injured reserve opened a roster spot, which the Saints filled by signing free agent defensive end Marquies Gunn.
Posted July 15, 2008
The Saints signed Pressley to a three-year contract Tuesday.||||||| Pressley, a defensive tackle out of North Carolina State, is the first of the Saints' six draft picks to agree to contract terms. Pressley, a 6-foot-3, 301-pound native of Greensboro, N.C., was the first of the Saints' two fifth-round selection, picked 144th overall. Pressley started 31 of 42 games for the Wolf Pack, finishing his college career with 145 tackles, 4 1/2 sacks, two interceptions, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery.