Josh Keyes (American football)

Josh Keyes
No. 52Atlanta Falcons
Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1993-01-23) January 23, 1993
Place of birth: Ghent, New York
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 227 lb (103 kg)
Career information
College: Boston College
Undrafted: 2015
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Practice squad
Career NFL statistics as of Week 3, 2016
Tackles: 8
Sacks: 0.0
Forced fumbles: 0
Player stats at

Josh Keyes (born January 23, 1993) is an American football linebacker for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Boston College.

Professional career

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Keyes was signed as an undrafted rookie on May 5, 2015.[1] On September 5, 2015, he was waived. On September 7, 2015, Keyes was signed to the practice squad. On September 24, 2015, he was released from the practice squad.

Kansas City Chiefs

On October 20, 2015, Keyes was signed to the Chiefs' practice squad. On November 3, 2015, he was released.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (second stint)

On November 18, Keyes was re-signed to the Buccaneers' practice squad. Three days later, on November 21, Keyes was promoted to the Buccaneers' active roster. On September 3, 2016 Keyes was released by the Buccaneers as part of final roster cuts.[2] The next day, he was signed to the Buccaneers' practice squad.[3] On September 10, 2016, Keyes was promoted to the Buccaneers' active roster.[4] He was released on September 21, 2016.[5] He was re-signed on September 23, 2016 after Devante Bond was placed on injured reserve.[6] He was released on October 3, 2016 and re-signed to the practice squad two days later.[7][8] He was released on October 11, 2016.

Atlanta Falcons

On October 19, 2016, Keyes was signed to the Falcons' practice squad.[9]


  1. Smith, Scott. "Bucs Add 13 Undrafted Free Agents". Retrieved May 5, 2015.
  2. Smith, Scott. "Bucs Trim Roster to 53".
  3. Smith, Scott. "Bucs Form Practice Squad".
  4. Smith, Scott. "Josh Keyes Promoted, Danny Vitale Returns".
  5. Smith, Scott. "Freddie Martino Promoted to the 53".
  6. Smith, Scott. "Bucs Lose Bond to IR, Re-Sign Keyes".
  7. Smith, Scott (October 3, 2016). "Bucs Add John Hughes to Depleted Line".
  8. Smith, Scott (October 5, 2016). "Keyes, Hansbrough Return to Practice Squad".
  9. Jackson, Curtis (October 19, 2016). "Falcons Sign DL Cliff Matthews Release Goldson".
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