Eric Thomas Decker is a former American football wide receiver who played in the National Football League for 8 seasons. He played college football and college baseball at the University of Minnesota, and was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft. After four seasons with the Broncos, he played for the New York Jets for three years and then the Tennessee Titans for one year.
|Date of birth:||March 15, 1987|
|Place of birth:||Cold Spring, Minnesota|
|High school:||Rocori, (Cold Spring, Minnesota)|
|NFL Draft:||2010 / Round: 3/ Pick: 87|
|Twitter:||Eric Decker's Twitter profile|
About Eric Decker
NFL wide receiver who was selected in the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft by the Denver Broncos. He totaled over 10 touchdowns and 1,000 yards in two straight seasons with the Broncos before signing with the New York Jets in 2014. In 2018, he signed with the New England Patriots.
He played both football and baseball at the University of Minnesota.
He was drafted by the MLB's Milwaukee Brewerss in 2009 and was also featured in a Sports Illustrated article in 2009.
He married country singer Jessie James in the summer of 2013. The couple became the subject of the E! series Eric & Jessie: Game On. He and Jessie have a daughter named Vivianne and sons named Eric Jr. and Forrest.
He was one of quarterback Peyton Manning's favorite targets during his tenure in Denver.
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