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Matt Veldman | Tight End

Team: Detroit Lions
Age / DOB:  (25) / 8/12/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'7' / 255
College: North Dakota State
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Lions re-signed TE Matt Veldman.
With the Lions decimated by injury at tight end, Veldman is back up to serve as the No. 2 tight end behind Joseph Fauria. Thu, Dec 26, 2013 11:23:00 AM

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Lions TE Matt Veldman has been diagnosed with a strained Achilles' tendon.

The former UDFA was signed in June. He's never appeared in an NFL game. The injury will likely end his roster bid.
Source: MLive.com
Wed, Aug 14, 2013 05:57:00 PM

Lions signed TE Matt Veldman, formerly of the Jaguars.

Veldman, 24, is a former undrafted free agent from North Dakota State.
Mon, Jun 17, 2013 01:30:00 PM

Jaguars waived TE Matt Veldman.

Veldman was an undrafted free agent in 2012, who missed all of last year with a torn ACL. He had just resumed practicing last week.
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 05:16:00 PM

Jaguars TE Matt Veldman is still recovering from the torn ACL he suffered last preseason.

The undrafted free agent was in the mix for a roster spot before going down late in camp. With a new braintrust in place, Veldman is going to have an extremely hard time making the team.
Tue, Apr 16, 2013 04:13:00 PM

Jaguars placed TE Matt Veldman on injured reserve with a torn MCL, ending his season.

Veldman suffered the injury in Thursday's preseason loss. He'll undergo surgery. An undrafted free agent out of North Dakota State, Veldman was not in the mix for a roster spot.
Sat, Aug 25, 2012 02:22:00 PM

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3Kellen Moore
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2Joique Bell
3Theo Riddick
4Mikel Leshoure
5Steven Miller
GLB1Reggie Bush
2Joique Bell
3RB1Reggie Bush
2Joique Bell
FB1Jed Collins
2Montell Owens
WR11Calvin Johnson
2Kevin Ogletree
3Pat Edwards
4Jeremy Ross
WR21Golden Tate
2Kris Durham
3Ryan Broyles
4Corey Fuller
5Cody Wilson
WR31Kris Durham
TE1Brandon Pettigrew
2Joseph Fauria
3Michael Williams
4Dorin Dickerson
5Matt Veldman
K1Giorgio Tavecchio
2John Potter