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Derrick Martin | Defensive Back

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (30) / 5/16/1985
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 198
College: Wyoming
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Bears released S Derrick Martin with a non-football injury designation.
Martin, a journeyman special teamer, broke his collarbone in a recent car accident. The Bears needed his roster spot after successfully putting in a waiver claim for former Dolphins OT Michael Ola. Wed, May 28, 2014 05:47:00 PM

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Bears S Derrick Martin recently suffered a broken collarbone in a car accident.

Martin was not present as OTAs got underway this week. The journeyman special teamer will have to earn his roster spot at camp.
Wed, May 28, 2014 08:33:00 AM

Bears re-signed S Derrick Martin to a one-year, $855,000 contract.

The journeyman veteran made seven appearances on special teams last season, registering three tackles. He'll fight for one of the Bears' final roster spots in training camp.
Mon, Feb 24, 2014 02:04:00 PM

Bears re-signed S Derrick Martin.

Martin spent time with the Bears this summer. He's taking the roster spot of Charles Tillman, who was placed on short-term I.R. with torn triceps Tuesday.
Wed, Nov 13, 2013 05:34:00 PM

Bears signed DB Derrick Martin, formerly of the Patriots.

Martin, 28, is a career special teams player.
Sun, Aug 11, 2013 03:28:00 PM

Patriots signed DB Derrick Martin and LB Mike Rivera.

The Patriots have been thin in the secondary with Pat Chung and Steve Gregory sidelined. Both Martin and Rivera figure to see time on special teams.
Wed, Oct 31, 2012 05:47:00 PM

Giants S Derrick Martin was forced from Sunday's game against the Eagles with a hamstring injury, and will not return.

Fellow reserve defensive back Michael Coe is questionable to return with a shoulder injury. Primarily a special teamer, Martin has 10 tackles. If he's staring at a multi-week absence, he'll likely be sent to injured reserve.
Sun, Nov 20, 2011 10:25:00 PM

Giants signed S Derrick Martin, formerly of the Packers.

The 26-year-old Martin had a reputation as a top special teams gunner before a knee injury ended his 2010 season. He won't help on defense in New York.
Mon, Aug 15, 2011 07:07:00 PM

Packers waived S Derrick Martin.

Martin, 26 in May, made five special teams tackles in five appearances last season before landing on injured reserve with a knee injury in October. The extent is unknown, but Martin was not much of a defensive back.
Wed, Mar 2, 2011 06:02:00 PM

Packers placed S Derrick Martin (knee) on injured reserve, ending his season.

Martin's loss will be felt on special teams, where he is a key contributor. He's not an important part of the Packers' defense, though.
Wed, Oct 13, 2010 11:15:00 AM

Packers S Derrick Martin is expected to miss "more than a couple weeks" with a sprained knee.

Martin is a terrific special teams player, but his loss won't be felt on the defense.
Mon, Oct 11, 2010 01:42:00 PM

Packers S Derrick Martin underwent arthroscopic surgery on his ankle in late April.

Martin is listed as a safety, but he's essentially a special teams ace. The Packers expect him to be healthy in time for training camp.
Tue, May 11, 2010 06:19:00 PM

Packers signed DB Derrick Martin to a two-year contract.

They're essentially buying out his final two years of restricted free agency. Martin, 25, isn't a defensive contributor but finished second on the club in special teams tackles with 21 a year ago. The team lists him at safety.
Mon, Feb 22, 2010 07:12:00 PM

Packers special teams ace Derrick Martin (ankle) is doubtful for Sunday's game against the Cardinals.

Martin hurt the ankle in the Week 16 win over the Seahawks. He'll try to get ready for the playoffs.
Tue, Dec 29, 2009 10:09:00 AM

Packers coach Mike McCarthy said that SS Derrick Martin was benched in the second half Monday for performance reasons.

Martin spent the night in a Minneapolis hospital because of a bruised throat, but that's not why he came out of the game. He was replaced by Jarrett Bush.
Wed, Oct 7, 2009 12:46:00 PM

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