Players

Jeb Putzier
TE #88
Height:
6-4
Weight:
251
College:
Boise State
Hometown:
Eagle,ID
Experience:
7
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 69 96 1,251 13 18.1 39 3 19 0 66 1
2008 DEN 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 SEA 6 0 0 -- -- -- 0 0 0 0 0
2007 HOU 8 6 39 6.5 4.9 11 1 0 0 2 0
2006 HOU 14 13 125 9.6 8.9 26 0 1 0 6 0
2005 DEN 16 37 481 13 30.1 32 0 8 0 28 1
2004 DEN 16 36 572 15.9 35.8 39 2 10 0 27 0
2003 DEN 4 4 34 8.5 8.5 13 0 0 0 3 0
2002 DEN 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 69 2 16 8 16 0 0 0 0 0
2008 DEN 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 SEA 6 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 HOU 8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 HOU 14 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 DEN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 DEN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2003 DEN 4 1 16 16 16 0 0 0 0 0
2002 DEN 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 69 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2008 DEN 2 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 SEA 6 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 HOU 8 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 HOU 14 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 DEN 16 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 DEN 16 2 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2003 DEN 4 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2002 DEN 3 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 69 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 DEN 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 SEA 6 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 HOU 8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2006 HOU 14 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 DEN 16 1 0 -- 1 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2004 DEN 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2003 DEN 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2002 DEN 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Pro Career


Signed by Seattle as an unrestricted free agent from Houston on March 4, 2008. Selected by the Denver Broncos in sixth round (191st overall) of 2002 NFL Draft. Signed by Houston Texans on March 21, 2006 as a free agent.

Pro Career


Signed by Seattle as an unrestricted free agent from Houston on March 4, 2008. Selected by the Denver Broncos in sixth round (191st overall) of 2002 NFL Draft. Signed by Houston Texans on March 21, 2006 as a free agent.


2007: Played in eight games with one start. Caught a season-high two passes vs. Indianpolis (9/23) and had one touchdown vs. Tennessee (10/21).


2006: Played in 14 games, starting two for Houston. Had 13 catches for 125 yards.


2005: Played in all 16 games, starting four, and made a career-high 37 catches for 481 yards to finish fourth among the league's tight ends with a 13.0 avg. Caught three passes for 37 yards in the AFC Divisional Playoff Game against New England (1/14/06). Had a playoff career-high four receptions for 55 yards in the AFC Championship Game against Pittsburgh (1/22/06).


2004: Led Broncos tight ends with 36 catches for a career-high 572 yards (15.9 avg.) with two touchdowns in 16 games (five starts). Saw action in all 16 games for the first time in his career. Ranked fourth in the AFC and ninth in NFL among tight ends in receiving yards. Led the AFC and finished second in the NFL among eligible tight ends with a 15.9 average, which was the best average by a Broncos tight end in 25 years (third best all-time). Had career highs in receptions (five) and receiving yards (66) vs. San Diego (9/26).


2003: Played four games for the Broncos and caught four passes for 34 yards (8.5 avg.) with a long of 13. Made the first catch of career and finished with a team-high four catches for 34 yards at Green Bay (12/28).


2002: Played three games as a rookie and made one start at Seattle (11/17). Declared inactive for 11 of the other 13 games. Made NFL debut at Baltimore (9/30).


College Career


Mostly played wide receiver during his first three years at Boise State before switching to tight end for his senior year. Finished his collegiate career with 128 receptions for 2,050 yards with 19 touchdowns. Left Boise State ranking seventh in school history in both catches (128) and receiving yards (2,050) while his 19 touchdowns ranked sixth. All-Western Athletic Conference selection as a senior after starting all 12 games and pulling in a career-high 44 passes for 824 yards and 12 touchdowns, the most by any tight end in the nation. Was a walk-on to the Boise State program and redshirted his first season. Also played basketball. 


Personal


Putzier and wife, Jaclyn, have one daughter, Kate. Attended Eagle High, earned two varsity letters each in football and basketball, and one each in track and baseball. Was a first-team all-state selection in both football and basketball as a senior, making 54 catches for 1,024 yards with 13 touchdowns as a wide receiver/tight end and averaging 14 points and eight rebounds per game on the court... Also qualified for the state track meet in four events, receiving a medal in the 200-meter dash. Majored in English.