Jeff Faine
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Faine in 2007.
No. 50, 52, 62
Personal information
Born: (1981-04-06) April 6, 1981 (age 41)
Milwaukie, Oregon
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:291 lb (132 kg)
Career information
High school:Seminole (Sanford, Florida)
College:Notre Dame
NFL Draft:2003 / Round: 1 / Pick: 21
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games played:118
Games started:118
Fumble recoveries:4
Player stats at

Jeffrey Kalei Faine (born April 6, 1981) is a former American football center. He was drafted by the Cleveland Browns 21st overall in the 2003 NFL Draft. He played college football at Notre Dame.

Faine, a Pro Bowl alternate in 2007, has also played for the New Orleans Saints, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Cincinnati Bengals.

Early years

Faine is a 1999 graduate of Seminole High School in Sanford, Florida.

Professional career

Faine was selected by the Cleveland Browns in the first round of the 2003 NFL Draft. On April 29, 2006, the Cleveland Browns traded Faine and a second round pick (43rd overall) during the 2006 NFL Draft to the New Orleans Saints and received a second round pick (34th overall).[1] Faine was a Pro Bowl alternate for the 2007 Pro Bowl behind center Olin Kreutz. On February 29, 2008, Faine signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.[2] He was released by Tampa Bay on March 14, 2012. Faine was signed by the Cincinnati Bengals on August 29, 2012.[3] He was released by the Bengals on December 6.[4]


  1. ^ "Center swap: Saints get Faine from Browns in trade". Associated Press. April 29, 2006. Retrieved September 15, 2018.
  2. ^ "Bucs land former Saints C Faine", Fox Sports, 2008-02-29, archived from the original on March 4, 2008, retrieved 2008-03-01
  3. ^ Hobson, Jeff. "Bengals sign Faine". Retrieved 29 August 2012.
  4. ^ Sessler, Marc (2012-12-06). "Josh Brown signed by kicker-needy Cincinnati Bengals". National Football League. Retrieved 2012-12-06.