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Stefen Wisniewski | Center

Team: Jacksonville Jaguars
Age / DOB:  (26) / 3/22/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 315
College: Penn State
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Jaguars C Stefen Wisniewski (shoulder surgery) is unlikely to be ready until training camp.
Wisniewski is six months into his rehab. There was hope he would be available for June’s minicamp, but the Jaguars have no need to rush their $2.5 million investment. When healthy, Wisniewski projects as the favorite to start at center after Luke Bowanko struggled mightily there as a rookie. May 22 - 7:15 PM

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New Jaguars C Stefen Wisniewski says his recovery from January shoulder surgery is "going well."

Wisniewski is nearing the end of a five-month rehab. He'll be ready for training camp, and should participate in June's mandatory minicamp. Although Wisniewski says he'll have to compete for the Jaguars' center duties, the job is his.
Apr 21 - 1:14 PM

Jaguars signed C Stefen Wisniewski, formerly of the Raiders, to a one-year, $2.5 million contract.

Recovering from offseason shoulder surgery, the deal is of the "prove it" variety after Wisniewski struggled to find the money he was looking for. Barely 26 and with four years of above-average tape already in hand, Wisniewski is a great bet to rehab his value and come back in a stronger negotiating position next offseason. Wisniewski should slide into center beside LG Zane Beadles and RG Brandon Linder with Luke Joeckel starting at left tackle and newly-signed Jermey Parnell holding down the right side. The Jags suddenly have the makings of a solid offensive line. After flirting with DeMarco Murray in free agency, expect Jacksonville to use an early-round draft pick at running back.
Apr 18 - 1:02 PM

Free agent C Stefen Wisniewski visited the Redskins last Friday.

The ex-Raider has had visits or talked to the Rams, Bucs, Seahawks, Patriots, Titans, Jaguars and now Redskins. Washington's interest is a bit surprising as they already have solid Kory Lichtensteiger at center. Perhaps they're looking at Wisniewski as a guard.
Apr 14 - 7:29 AM

Free agent C Stefen Wisniewski is visiting the Titans Monday.

Believe it or not, there's a Wisniewski sweepstakes going on. He's drawn known interest from the Rams, Bucs, Seahawks, Patriots and Jaguars already. Brian Schwenke is currently the Titans center.
Apr 6 - 10:20 AM

Jaguars coach Gus Bradley says the team is in a "holding pattern" with free agent C Stefen Wisniewski.

"We will have more conversations about him," Bradley said. Wisniewski visited the Jags on Wednesday, and has recently met with the Patriots. He'd immediately slide in as the starter ahead of second-year pro Luke Bowanko in Jacksonville.
Apr 2 - 3:24 PM

Free agent C Stefen Wisniewski visited the Jaguars Wednesday.

Wisniewski also visited with New England this week. In Jacksonville, he would be an upgrade over second-year C Luke Bowanko, who was one of the worst pass blockers in the league last season. Wisniewski is seeking $4M annually.
Apr 1 - 5:40 PM

Free agent C Stefen Wisniewski visited with the Patriots this week.

Recovering from offseason shoulder surgery, Wisniewski has met with multiple teams but remains on the open market. He could have to settle for less than the $4M annually he's reportedly seeking. With Bryan Stork entrenched at center, Wisniewski would likely move to guard in New England. The Bucs, Seattle, and the Bears have also been linked to Wisniewski.
Apr 1 - 4:51 PM

Free agent C Stefen Wisniewski is recovering from offseason shoulder surgery after playing with a torn labrum last year.

This would explain why Wisniewski remains on the open market after visiting the Bucs, Seahawks, and Bears, while also drawing interested from the Chiefs and Rams. He's reportedly seeking $4 million a year, but teams need to feel comfortable with Wisniewski medically before doling out that kind of cash.
Mar 25 - 12:18 PM

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll hopes the team can come to terms with free agent C Stefen Wisniewski.

"He’s a legitimate starter in the league. He really likes us and we liked him," Carroll said. "He’s a really solid football player and a smart kid. We’ll see where it goes." Wisniewski would be a solid replacement for Max Unger, who went the other way in the Jimmy Graham trade. Wisniewski will likely take other visits, but the Seahawks would undoubtedly give him the best opportunity to win after languishing in Oakland the first four years of his career.
Mar 13 - 10:59 PM

Free agent C Stefen Wisniewski is visiting the Seahawks.

Wisniewski has been connected to the Bears, Bucs and Rams since the 3-13 Raiders opted not to re-sign him, and now he'll visit the NFC champions. The Seahawks have a hole at center after sending Max Unger to the Saints in the Jimmy Graham trade.
Mar 11 - 11:49 PM

The Buccaneers will host G/C Stefen Wisniewski for a free agent visit.

Wisniewski would presumably play guard in Tampa Bay, with Evan Dietrich-Smith established at center. A young, quality starter, Wisniewski's market has been surprisingly cool. He's been linked lightly to the Rams and Bears.
Mar 10 - 7:04 PM

The Rams have "touched base" with free agent C Stefen Wisniewski.

Their only known competitors are the Bears. The Raiders have moved on after signing Rodney Hudson, and the Cardinals likely have as well after landing Mike Iupati. Wisniewski is 26 years old. He'd be an instant upgrade on outgoing Scott Wells for a Rams line in desperate need of capable bodies.
Mar 9 - 7:21 PM

The Bears are expected to pursue free agent C Stefen Wisniewski.

Wisniewski's departure from Oakland became official earlier today when the Raiders made Rodney Hudson the NFL's richest center. The Bears have Roberto Garza at center but the younger Wisniewski offers far more long-term value. With Hudson off the market, Wisniewski is the No. 1 center left in free agency.
Mar 9 - 9:59 AM

The Raiders are expected to move on from free agent G/C Stefen Wisniewski.

Wisniewski is a rare "homegrown talent" on the Raiders, but was drafted by the old Al Davis regime. The 26-year-old is an above-league-average interior offensive lineman. The most surprising part is the Raiders' willingness to let a young starter walk. They don't have many quality young starters.
Mar 6 - 2:43 PM

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