Steve McLendon

Football Player

Steve McLendon was born in Ozark, Alabama, United States on January 3rd, 1986 and is the Football Player. At the age of 38, Steve McLendon biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
January 3, 1986
United States
Place of Birth
Ozark, Alabama, United States
38 years old
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American Football Player
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Steve McLendon Life

Stephen Craine McLendon, born January 3, 1986), is an American football nose tackle for the New York Jets of the National Football League. (NFL) is a sport that plays football.

In 2009, the Pittsburgh Steelers announced him as an undrafted free agent.

He played for Troy in college.


Steve McLendon Career

Professional career

On April 27, 2009, McLendon was signed by the Steelers as an undrafted free agent. On September 5, he was a final cut but he re-signed to the practice squad the next day. He was released on November 25 but re-signed on December 2. On January 7, 2010, he was signed to a reserve/future contract.

When McLendon bent down for the second straight season, he was barred from his service on September 4, 2010. The following day, he was recalled to the practice squad. McLendon was signed to the Steelers' active roster on September 18 and appeared in their game against Tennessee. In that game, he recovered a fumble and made one tackle. On September 20, he was released again, but on September 22, he re-signed to the practice squad. Dennis Dixon was put on injured reserve on October 2, and McLendon was called up again on October 2. On October 7, McLendon was suspended to make room for Ben Roethlisberger, who had recovered from his 4-game suspension. On October 11, McLendon was recalled to the Steelers' practice squad. McLendon was also added to the active roster on October 30. He appeared in seven games for the entire season, with one more tackle ranking him to two. The Steelers finished the season with a 12-4 record to clinch the AFC North, and then lost 25–31 to the Green Bay Packers.

McLendon made his career debut in 2011 in a career-high 14 games. With one sack, he had a total of 13 tackles. He appeared in all 16 games for the 2012 season, with seven tackles and two sacks. McLendon became a restricted free agent after the season. McLendon spent time with the Green Bay Packers before resigning with the Steelers for a three-year contract worth $7.25 million, including $1.675 million as a guarantee. He appeared in 14 games with 33 tackles and a forced fumble in the 2013 season. He appeared in 12 games in 2014 with 22 tackles and a sack. For the first time in his career, he appeared in all 16 games in 2015, leading the year with 14 tackles and a sack.

The New York Jets signed McLendon to a three-year, $12 million deal with a guarantee of $4 million. In the week 1 loss against the Cincinnati Bengals, McLendon made his first appearance for the Jets on September 11, 2016, posting a career high two sacks of the team's six sacks.

McLendon re-signed with the Jets on March 14, 2019. On October 12, 2019, he signed a one-year contract extension that will run through the 2020 season.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers acquired McLendon and a 2023 seventh-round pick on October 18, 2020, for a 2022 sixth-round pick. The Buccaneers' reserve/COVID-19 list was activated on January 1, 2021, and active on January 11. McLendon appeared in Super Bowl LV, where the Buccaneers defeated the Kansas City Chiefs by a score of 31–9.

McLendon re-signed with the Buccaneers on April 14, 2021. McLendon's first interception in the NFL after 12 years in the league, intercepting a pass from Daniel Jones of the New York Giants in the game's third quarter. He was the second-oldest player to play in his first game in the NFL.