Eric Steven Weddle popularly known as Eric Weddle is an American Football player. He plays for the Los Angeles Rams as the free safy. Before signing a contract with the Rams of the NFL in 2019, he also played 3 seasons for Baltimore Raven. He also played college football at Utah. Eric Weddles was born on January 4, 1985 in Fontana, California, United States. His hometown is Alta Loma.
Eric Weddle Education Details
He completed his schooling in his home-town from the Alta Loma High School. In his school time, he was a caption of his school football team. Apart from football, he also played basketball and baseball in school days till High school. He lead the football team in the Mt Baldy League Championship organized by Alta Loma High School and following his senior year at high school he became the most valuable player for the team. He set various record at Utah for his team.
Eric Weddle NFL Career
Eric started his professional career against the Chicago Bears where he has made the very first sack of his career. He also recorded 3 solo tackles in his debut match. During the entire rookie season, he recorded 53 combined tackles (out of which 42 were solo tackles), 6 pass deflections and 15 starts with an interception in 15 games.
Later in the 2008 season, he finished the season with 127 combined tackles (out of which 105 were solo), 16 starts, an interception in 16 games, a sack and 15 pass deflections. In 2009, he started the season normally but finished it off with 82 combined tackles, 13 starts in 13 touchdown games and 2 interceptions. In 2010 against the New York Jet, he finished off the 2010 season with 96 tackles (80 solo), 2 interceptions, 16 starts, a touch down and 10 pass deflections. It is only because of his consistent performance in the NFL that made him an unrestricted free agent for the first time in his career in 2010.
After the achievement of 2010, Eric received several attractive offers from the NFL team including Denver Broncos, Cincinnati Bengals, Dallas Cowboys,Carolina Panthers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Houston Texas. Weddle signed a 5 years extension contract worth $40 million with the Chargers with a $13million signing bonus and $19 million guaranteed bonus.
Later in 2012 after contract extension, he finished the entire season with 97 combined tackles (83 solo), 3 interceptions, 9 defensed passes and a touchdown in 16 starts. His 5 year contract ended in 2015 with 78 combined tackles (52 solo), 6 pass deflections and 0.5 sack in 13 games and 13 starts.
Eric Weddle Marriage Details
Eric Weddle married to Chanel Weddle whom he loves from his school days. The couple got married on July 2005 just before the junior season at Utah. The couple has four children viz Gaige Leroy, Kamri, Silver Sean and Marry.
Eric Weddle Body Measurements
Eric Weddle is a tall man with an attractive body posture and charming smile. He is 1.8m tall i.e. his height is around 5 feet and 11 inches. He has a body weight of 195 lbs. His hair color is dark brown and he has dark brown eyes. Being a sportsman, he has an athletic body build. He always suggest fitness tips to his fans and he spent most of the time in gyms and exercise regularly to maintain his athletic body. He is a role model and an inspiration for many of the young gym goers.
Eric Weddle Net Worth, Contracts
Eric Weddle’s main professional is football. Hence all of his earnings are from professional football careers. His average salary is around $5 million per year and all of his earning comes from contracts, bonus, salary and endorsement. Currently, he plays for the Los Angeles Rams team and is in a 2 year contract with them worth $10,502,050.
Previously, he played for the San Diego Chargers with whom he had signed a rookie contract worth $4.16 million which was extended in 2011 for $40 million based on his amazing performance during the tournament. He used to live a luxurious lifestyle and owns a beautiful bungalow and expensive branded cars. In 2016, he signed a contract worth $26 million with the Baltimore Ravens. His average net-worth is not disclosed publicly till yet but will reveal soon to us.