Eric Pinkins
LB #37
Height:
6-3
Weight:
220
College:
San Diego State
Hometown:
San Diego, CA
Experience:
3

Biography

TRANSACTIONS:
-    Originally a 6th-round (208th pick overall) draft choice by the Seattle Seahawks in 2014…Waived by Seattle on Sept. 5, 2015…Signed to Seattle’s practice squad on Sept. 7, 2015...Waived by Seattle on Sept. 22, 2015…Signed to Seattle’s practice squad on Oct. 15, 2015…Signed to Seattle’s active roster on Nov. 21, 2015…Waived by Seattle on Sept. 10, 2016…Signed to the Giants’ practice squad on Oct. 12, 2016…Signed to the Giants’ active roster on Nov. 29, 2016.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
-    Pinkins has played in 11 regular-season and 2 postseason games, and has been credited with 3 special teams tackles in the regular season and 1 in the postseason…Drafted as a safety, he was moved to linebacker by the Seahawks prior to the 2015 season.
-    In 2016, Pinkins played in the final 5 regular-season games and the NFC Wild Card Game in his first season with the Giants…Recorded 1 special teams tackle and 1 quarterback hit.
-    In 2015, played in 6 games for Seattle and had 2 special teams tackles…Made his NFL debut on Nov. 22 vs. San Francisco.
 
COLLEGE:
-    Played in 46 games with 24 starts at San Diego State, where he recorded 172 tackles, 15.5 tackles for losses, 3.0 sacks, and 3 interceptions.

PERSONAL:
-    Communications major…Attended Inderkum High School, where he was a 2008 All-Metro 2nd-team by the Sacramento Chapter of the National Football Foundation…Also competed on the track and field team.
TRANSACTIONS:
-    Originally a 6th-round (208th pick overall) draft choice by the Seattle Seahawks in 2014…Waived by Seattle on Sept. 5, 2015…Signed to Seattle’s practice squad on Sept. 7, 2015...Waived by Seattle on Sept. 22, 2015…Signed to Seattle’s practice squad on Oct. 15, 2015…Signed to Seattle’s active roster on Nov. 21, 2015…Waived by Seattle on Sept. 10, 2016…Signed to the Giants’ practice squad on Oct. 12, 2016…Signed to the Giants’ active roster on Nov. 29, 2016.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
-    Pinkins has played in 11 regular-season and 2 postseason games, and has been credited with 3 special teams tackles in the regular season and 1 in the postseason…Drafted as a safety, he was moved to linebacker by the Seahawks prior to the 2015 season.
-    In 2016, Pinkins played in the final 5 regular-season games and the NFC Wild Card Game in his first season with the Giants…Recorded 1 special teams tackle and 1 quarterback hit.
-    In 2015, played in 6 games for Seattle and had 2 special teams tackles…Made his NFL debut on Nov. 22 vs. San Francisco.
 
COLLEGE:
-    Played in 46 games with 24 starts at San Diego State, where he recorded 172 tackles, 15.5 tackles for losses, 3.0 sacks, and 3 interceptions.

PERSONAL:
-    Communications major…Attended Inderkum High School, where he was a 2008 All-Metro 2nd-team by the Sacramento Chapter of the National Football Foundation…Also competed on the track and field team.
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 11 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2016 NYG 5 1 0 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2015 SEA 6 2 2 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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