Cody Core
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Core with the Bengals in 2017.
Personal information
Born: (1994-04-17) April 17, 1994 (age 28)
Auburn, Alabama
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school:Auburn (Auburn, Alabama)
College:Ole Miss
Position:Wide receiver
NFL Draft:2016 / Round: 6 / Pick: 199
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Receiving yards:388
Receiving touchdowns:1
Player stats at

Cody Dylan Core (born April 17, 1994) is an American football wide receiver who is a free agent. He played college football at Mississippi and was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the sixth round of the 2016 NFL Draft. He has also played for the New York Giants and Miami Dolphins.

Professional career

Cincinnati Bengals

Core was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the sixth round, 199th overall, of the 2016 NFL Draft.[1][2] In his rookie year, Core played in 8 games with 4 starts, recording 17 receptions for 200 yards.

Core was waived during final roster cuts on August 31, 2019.[3]

New York Giants

Core in a game against the Washington Redskins
Core in a game against the Washington Redskins

On September 1, 2019, Core was claimed off waivers by the New York Giants.[4]

On March 26, 2020, Core re-signed with the Giants.[5] He was placed on injured reserve on August 19, 2020, after tearing his Achilles tendon in practice.[6] He was released after the season on March 8, 2021.[7]

Miami Dolphins

On November 29, 2021, Core was signed to the Miami Dolphins practice squad.[8] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Dolphins on January 11, 2022.[9] He was released on July 26, 2022.[10]


  1. ^ Marcum, Jason (April 30, 2016). "Bengals 2016 NFL Draft: Bengals select Cody Core, WR, Ole Miss in Round 6". Retrieved August 9, 2017.
  2. ^ "2016 NFL Draft Listing". Retrieved February 25, 2019.
  3. ^ "Bengals Announce 53-Man Roster". August 31, 2019. Retrieved August 31, 2019.
  4. ^ Eisen, Michael (September 1, 2019). "Giants claim WR Cody Core, OT Eric Smith off waivers". Retrieved September 23, 2019.
  5. ^ Eisen, Michael (March 18, 2020). "Reports: Giants agree to terms with WR Cody Core".
  6. ^ Eisen, Michael (August 19, 2020). "Giants sign kicker Graham Gano; Cody Core to IR". Retrieved August 19, 2020.
  7. ^ Eisen, Michael (March 8, 2021). "Giants release wide receiver Cody Core". Retrieved March 8, 2021.
  8. ^ "Roster Moves: Miami Dolphins Sign WR Core and DB Milton to Practice Squad, Release C Boehm and LB Jones". November 29, 2021.
  9. ^ "Roster Moves: Dolphins Sign WR Core, CB Davis, T Pankey, T Smith to Reserve/Futures Contracts". January 11, 2022.
  10. ^ "Dolphins make roster moves". July 26, 2022.