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Breno Giacomini
Breno Giacomini.JPG
Giacomini at a game during the 2011 preseason.
No. 68 New York Jets
Position: Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-09-27) September 27, 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Height: 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Weight: 318 lb (144 kg)
Career information
High school: Malden (MA)
College: Louisville
NFL draft: 2008 / Round: 5 / Pick: 150
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2014
Games played: 57
Games started: 49
Stats at NFL.com

Breno Gomes Giacomini[1] (born September 27, 1985)[2] is an Latino American football offensive tackle for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL). He was selected in the fifth round by the Green Bay Packers in the 2008 NFL Draft.[3][4] He played college football at Louisville. Giacomini is of Brazilian descent.[5] Along with Gary Barnidge of the Cleveland Browns, Giacomini founded in 2011 American Football Without Barriers, a football-related charity foundation.[6]

Early years[edit]

The son of two Brazilian expatriates from Governador Valadares,[7] Giacomini was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts and raised in Malden. His interest in playing football begun as Giacomini was brought to meet New England Patriots quarterback Drew Bledsoe at the Boston Marriott, where his father worked.[8] Giacomini was a three-year starter as a defensive end and outside linebacker at Malden High School with Joe Morrisey. He started his freshman and sophomore years, but decided to not play football as a junior to concentrate on basketball, as he averaged 21.0 points per game as a senior and was second in the league in scoring. However, one of his high school football coaches convinced him to resume playing football for college.[4]

College career[edit]

Giacomini played college football at Louisville. While he had played on the defensive side of the ball in high school, the Louisville coaches were so impressed with his speed and catching ability they converted him to a tight end for his freshman and sophomore seasons.

When he reported to fall camp in 2006, he had grown from a 242-pound tight end to a 303-pound offensive tackle forcing the coaching staff to move him to the offensive line. He started two games his junior year when starter George Bussey was out with an injury.

During his senior season, Giacomini moved to starting right tackle. The team's ground game struggled, but he provided solid pass protection, allowing only four sacks and two pressures on 491 pass plays. He earned second-team All-Big East Conference honors.[4]

Professional career[edit]

Green Bay Packers[edit]

He was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the 5th round, 150th pick overall in the 2008 NFL Draft. On July 23 he was signed to a four-year rookie contract with a signing bonus of $179,000.[9] Base salaries are as follows: $295,000 (in 2008), $385,000 (2009), $470,000 (2010), $555,000 (2011).[10]

Seattle Seahawks[edit]

Giacomini was acquired by the Seattle Seahawks from the Packers practice squad on September 28, 2010, and released on October 23, 2010. He was re-signed for the 2011 season, during which he played in 15 games and started 8.[11] He started every game of the 2012 season, including both postseason games.[12]

Giacomini started in 9 games during the 2013 season, missing 7 games (week 4-10) while recovering from knee surgery.[13]

New York Jets[edit]

Giacomini was signed by the New York Jets on March 12, 2014.[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ESPN Profile". ESPN.com. 
  2. ^ "ESPN Player Page". scores.espn.go.com. Retrieved 2008-05-02. 
  3. ^ "Player Bio: Breno Giacomini". Uoflsports.cstv.com. Retrieved May 1, 2008. 
  4. ^ a b c "Draft Player Profiles: Breno Giacomini". NFL.com. Archived from the original on April 16, 2008. Retrieved May 1, 2008. 
  5. ^ "New England Roots: Breno Giacomini". ESPN Boston. Retrieved 2013-12-12. 
  6. ^ Drovetto,Tony (March 8, 2013). "BRENO GIACOMINI TAKES HIS GAME TO CHINA WITH AMERICAN FOOTBALL WITHOUT BARRIERS". SeaHawks.com. Retrieved February 2, 2014. 
  7. ^ "'Segurança' de quarterback, filho de brasileiros busca título do Super Bowl" (in Portuguese). Globo Esporte. 2014-01-14. Retrieved 2014-02-07. 
  8. ^ Cullen, Kevin (2014-01-31). "Breno Giacomini, the pride of Malden High". The Boston Globe. Retrieved 2014-02-07. 
  9. ^ Rob Demovsky (2008-07-23). "Packers sign Giacomini, Swain, Flynn". greenbaypressgazette.com. Retrieved 2008-07-24. [dead link]
  10. ^ PackersNews.com (2008-07-24). "Poppinga gets a four-year contract extension, plus other salary info". greenbaypressgazette.com. Retrieved 2008-07-24. 
  11. ^ Breno Giacomini. "Seattle Seahawks: Breno Giacomini". Seahawks.com. Retrieved 2013-01-30. 
  12. ^ Breno Giacomini   (1985-09-27). "Breno Giacomini: Game Logs at". Nfl.com. Retrieved 2013-01-30. 
  13. ^ Breno Giacomini   (1985-09-27). "Breno Giacomini: Game Logs at". Nfl.com. Retrieved 2013-12-29. 
  14. ^ Lange, Randy (March 12, 2014). "Tackle Breno Giacomini Agrees to Terms with Jets". New York Jets. Archived from the original on March 12, 2014. Retrieved March 12, 2014. 

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1995 news items

The Jet Press

The Jet Press
Sun, 21 Jun 2015 10:01:31 -0700

Before offensive lineman Breno Giacomini became a member of the New York Jets, he was fresh off a Super Bowl win and enjoying life to the fullest as a member of the Seattle Seahawks. Now with his first season in the books with the Jets, he's seen what ...

USA TODAY

USA TODAY
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:15:40 -0700

Center Nick Mangold , who (like Ferguson) is heading into his 10th season, continues to be the anchor and joins guard Willie Colon and right tackle Breno Giacomini as last year's holdovers. The new addition is guard James Carpenter, who signed as a ...

New York Post

New York Post
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 07:37:30 -0700

The Jets know what to expect from Nick Mangold, D'Brickashaw Ferguson and, to a lesser degree, Breno Giacomini. The question marks come at guard. Todd Bowles clearly hopes the Jets are able to run the ball effectively to take some pressure off of Geno ...
 
Metro.us
Tue, 16 Jun 2015 18:23:00 -0700

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. – Breno Giacomini knows a thing or two about facing a top-ranked defense every day on the practice fields, after all in 2013 when with the Seattle Seahawks he would go against the league's No. 1 ranked defense in practice. Now with ...

New York Jets

New York Jets
Wed, 10 Jun 2015 14:55:45 -0700

Breno Giacomini may be the right tackle, not the signalcaller or ballhandler, but he knows exactly what the coach means and how important it is to capitalize in the red zone. He also knows what day it is on the calendar. "You get that close, you don't ...

NJ.com

NJ.com
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 04:07:54 -0800

DETROIT -- Few players in the NFL have dealt with more change this season, as compared to last year, than Jets right tackle Breno Giacomini. Last season, he was on his way to a Super Bowl title with the Seahawks. Now, he is a member of a 2-9 team.

Bleacher Report

Bleacher Report
Fri, 26 Jun 2015 04:49:36 -0700

Right tackle Breno Giacomini was unimpressive in his first year with the Jets after signing over from the Seattle Seahawks. He ranked 43rd out of 78 offensive tackles in pass-blocking efficiency, yielding 31 hurries, seven hits and three sacks. The ...
 
Gang Green Nation (blog)
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:22:30 -0800

Signing Breno Giacomini was not close to being John Idzik's worst move as Jets general manager. Unfortunately, that probably says as much about the missteps Idzik made as it does about Giacomini's contract and performance. While the Giacomini signing ...
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