| (1991-07-21) July 21, 1991 (age 24)|
Moreno Valley, California
Moreno Valley (CA) Rancho Verde
American football linebacker
Nebraska Cornhuskers football
53 (New England Patriots / Linebacker)
Linebacker, Defensive end
Eric Martin (linebacker) Wikipedia
Eric Martin (born July 21, 1991) is a Canadian football defensive end for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League. He played college football at Nebraska.
On April 28, 2013, he signed with the New Orleans Saints as an undrafted free agent.
On August 28, 2013, he was claimed off waivers by the Cleveland Browns.
On December 29, 2014, the New England Patriots signed Martin to their practice squad. Martin won Super Bowl XLIX with the Patriots after they defeated the defending champion Seattle Seahawks 28-24. Martin made the 2015 53-man roster out of camp, but on September 12, 2015, the Patriots waived Martin. They re-signed him to their practice squad on October 1, 2015.
On November 12, 2015, he was promoted to the active roster. On November 27, he was waived. Martin was re-signed to the Patriots' practice squad on December 9, 2015, then promoted to the active roster three days later.
On December 19, 2015, it was announced Martin was waived from the Patriots roster with an injury designation to make room for fullback Joey Iosefa. Martin cleared waivers and reverted to injured reserve on December 21, 2015.
Martin was waived by the Patriots on April 14, 2016.
On October 3, 2016, Martin signed with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League.