Players

John Greco
OL #77
Height:
6-4
Weight:
318
Age:
30
College:
Toledo
Hometown:
Youngstown, Ohio
Experience:
8

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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 85 44
2014 CLE 16 16
2013 CLE 14 14
2012 CLE 14 10
2011 CLE 15 0
2010 STL 6 0
2009 STL 11 3
2008 STL 9 1
Recent Games
WKOppResult
1 @PIT L 27-30
2 NO W 26-24
3 BAL L 21-23
5 @TEN W 29-28
6 PIT W 31-10
7 @JAC L 6-24
8 OAK W 23-13
9 TB W 22-17
10 @CIN W 24-3
11 HOU L 7-23
12 @ATL W 26-24
13 @BUF L 10-26
14 IND L 24-25
15 CIN L 0-30
16 @CAR L 13-17
17 @BAL L 10-20

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Biography

Career Transactions: Selected by St. Louis Rams in third round (65th overall) of 2008 NFL Draft, April 27, 2008…Signed first contract, June 12, 2008…Traded by Rams to Cleveland Browns for conditional 2012 seventh-round selection, July 31, 2011.

At a Glance:

Last name is pronounced GRECK-oh.

Played high school (Boardman High School), college (Toledo) and professional (Browns) football in Ohio. Grew up a Browns fan.

Signed a five-year contract extension prior to the start of the 2013 season.

Previously worked at General Electric in Akron where he swept up broken light bulbs.

Considers himself a chef and makes homemade ravioli. Lists his best dish as baked lemon chicken.

Career Highlights: Drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the third round (65th overall)…Traded to Cleveland after three seasons with the Rams…Started 24 games the past two years…Signed a five-year contract extension prior to the start of the 2013 season.

Seasonal Reviews:

2013: Started 14 games, 13 at LG and one at RG...Played every offensive snap at LG from Weeks 1-13 before sustaining knee injury at NE (12/8)…(12/29) at Pit.: Returned from knee injury, started at RG in season finale.

2012: Played in 14 games including 10 starts at LG…Part of a line that helped pave the way for Trent Richardson who rushed for 950 yards, 11 touchdowns and 1,317 total yards from scrimmage – all of which were Browns rookie records.

2011: Appeared in 15 games in a reserve role…Inactive for one contest…Used primarily on special teams and short yardage situations…(10/16) at Oak.: Saw most extensive action of the season as he took over at RG for an injured Shawn Lauvao (knee) in the second quarter and played the remainder of the contest.

2010: Saw action in six games at RG…In Weeks 5-7, helped blocking efforts as Steven Jackson topped the 100-yard rushing mark in three consecutive contests.

2009: Appeared in 11 games with three starts…Part of an offensive line that helped Steven Jackson amass 1,738 yards from scrimmage, the second most in the NFC.

2008: Saw action in nine games with one start…(9/14) vs. NYG: Made NFL debut on special teams…(12/28) at Atl.: Earned first NFL start.

College: Four-year letterman at the University of Toledo (2004-07)…Three-time All-Mid-American Conference selection, earning the honor in each of this final three seasons…Started 49 consecutive games, including his final 36 at left tackle…As a senior, helped the Rockets lead the MAC in rushing (208.5 yards per game) and total offense (447.8 yards per game)…Majored in marketing.

Personal: Given name is John Patrick Greco…Last name is pronounced GRECK-oh...Native of Youngstown, Ohio… Grew up a Browns fan…Married wife, Jodi, during the 2014 offseason…High School: Attended Boardman High School…Earned first team All-Conference and second team All-Region honors as a senior…Also lettered in basketball…Community Involvement: Does a lot of charitable work at the Potential Development School for Autism in Youngstown…Named the American Legion Man of the Year in 2014…Founded the “Greco’s Mission” season ticket program which provides tickets, apparel and food for the Heart Reach Ministry…Interests/Hobbies: Enjoys golfing…Considers himself a chef and makes homemade ravioli…Lists his best dish as baked lemon chicken…Previously worked at General Electric in Akron, where he swept up broken light bulbs.

Career Transactions: Selected by St. Louis Rams in third round (65th overall) of 2008 NFL Draft, April 27, 2008…Signed first contract, June 12, 2008…Traded by Rams to Cleveland Browns for conditional 2012 seventh-round selection, July 31, 2011.

At a Glance:

Last name is pronounced GRECK-oh.

Played high school (Boardman High School), college (Toledo) and professional (Browns) football in Ohio. Grew up a Browns fan.

Signed a five-year contract extension prior to the start of the 2013 season.

Previously worked at General Electric in Akron where he swept up broken light bulbs.

Considers himself a chef and makes homemade ravioli. Lists his best dish as baked lemon chicken.

Career Highlights: Drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the third round (65th overall)…Traded to Cleveland after three seasons with the Rams…Started 24 games the past two years…Signed a five-year contract extension prior to the start of the 2013 season.

Seasonal Reviews:

2013: Started 14 games, 13 at LG and one at RG...Played every offensive snap at LG from Weeks 1-13 before sustaining knee injury at NE (12/8)…(12/29) at Pit.: Returned from knee injury, started at RG in season finale.

2012: Played in 14 games including 10 starts at LG…Part of a line that helped pave the way for Trent Richardson who rushed for 950 yards, 11 touchdowns and 1,317 total yards from scrimmage – all of which were Browns rookie records.

2011: Appeared in 15 games in a reserve role…Inactive for one contest…Used primarily on special teams and short yardage situations…(10/16) at Oak.: Saw most extensive action of the season as he took over at RG for an injured Shawn Lauvao (knee) in the second quarter and played the remainder of the contest.

2010: Saw action in six games at RG…In Weeks 5-7, helped blocking efforts as Steven Jackson topped the 100-yard rushing mark in three consecutive contests.

2009: Appeared in 11 games with three starts…Part of an offensive line that helped Steven Jackson amass 1,738 yards from scrimmage, the second most in the NFC.

2008: Saw action in nine games with one start…(9/14) vs. NYG: Made NFL debut on special teams…(12/28) at Atl.: Earned first NFL start.

College: Four-year letterman at the University of Toledo (2004-07)…Three-time All-Mid-American Conference selection, earning the honor in each of this final three seasons…Started 49 consecutive games, including his final 36 at left tackle…As a senior, helped the Rockets lead the MAC in rushing (208.5 yards per game) and total offense (447.8 yards per game)…Majored in marketing.

Personal: Given name is John Patrick Greco…Last name is pronounced GRECK-oh...Native of Youngstown, Ohio… Grew up a Browns fan…Married wife, Jodi, during the 2014 offseason…High School: Attended Boardman High School…Earned first team All-Conference and second team All-Region honors as a senior…Also lettered in basketball…Community Involvement: Does a lot of charitable work at the Potential Development School for Autism in Youngstown…Named the American Legion Man of the Year in 2014…Founded the “Greco’s Mission” season ticket program which provides tickets, apparel and food for the Heart Reach Ministry…Interests/Hobbies: Enjoys golfing…Considers himself a chef and makes homemade ravioli…Lists his best dish as baked lemon chicken…Previously worked at General Electric in Akron, where he swept up broken light bulbs.