Everson Griffen Bio, Age, Wife, Vikings, Contracts and Net Worth

Who is Everson Griffen ?

Everson Griffen is an American football defensive end for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL). 

Detailed Everson Griffen Biography?

He attended the same high school as Vikings Hall of Famer Randall McDaniel, Agua Fria High School, in Avondale, Arizona. Griffen will turn 32 years in 2019.

After playing college football at USC, Griffen was selected in the fourth round and 100th overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft. A graduate of Agua Fria High School, he was the highest-ranked prospect to come out of the state of Arizona since Terrell Suggs, whom he idolized growing up. Griffen has been described as “one of the rare physical freaks that come around only once in a blue moon”.

Everson Griffen Vikings

Griffen was selected with the second pick in the fourth round of the 2010 NFL Draft, by the Minnesota Vikings becoming the 100th player selected overall. He played in the final 11 games after being inactive for the opening five games of the season, finishing his rookie year with 11 tackles, all of them solo.

Everson Griffen was arrested in Los Angeles for public intoxication on January 28, 2011. He was arrested again three days later after he was found driving with an invalid driver’s license. Griffen then tried to flee on foot only to be tased. He played in all 16 games for the Vikings in his second season, mostly on special teams as a gunner on punt coverage at times as well as serving as a regular on return units.

Everson Griffen Contract

Griffen signed a four-year, $58 million contract extension ($34 million guaranteed) with the Vikings through the 2022 season on July 26, 2017. He was named NFC Defensive Player of the Month in October. Griffen recorded at least one sack in each of the Viking’s first eight games and is on pace to break his own record of 12.0 sacks, a mark he got in the 2014 season.

Only Jim Marshall and Jared Allen hold the Vikings record for a sack in at least eight straight games; Marshall achieved it in 1969, Allen in 2011. Griffen was named to his third straight Pro Bowl on December 19, 2017.

In the 2018 season, Griffen played in 11 games. After playing in the first two games, he missed five games due to a personal matter. He finished with 5.5 sacks, 33 total tackles, five quarterback hits, and one pass defensed.

Everson Griffen Hotel

Everson Griffen and his agent were sent a letter from the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday, September 20, 2018, stating that he would not be allowed back with the team until he underwent a mental health evaluation.

On Saturday, September 22, two days later, Griffen was involved in an incident at Hotel Ivy where he had allegedly threatened to shoot someone because he was not allowed in his room. On September 25, 2018, it was revealed that Griffen was taken to the hospital for a mental health evaluation.

What is Everson Griffen Age?

Griffen was born on December 22, 1987, Avondale, Arizona.

Who’re Everson Griffen Family Members?

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Who’re Everson Griffen Children?

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Who’s Everson Griffen Wife?

Griffen is married to his wife, Tiffany Griffen, since 2014. Together, the couple has three sons. Their oldest son, Greyson, was born in 2013 and their second son, Ellis, was born in 2015. On November 23, 2017, his wife gave birth to their third and youngest son, Sebastian Gregory.

What is Everson Griffen Net Worth 2020?

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Everson Griffen Height

Griffen possesses a gigantic frame standing at a height of 6 feet 3 inches (1.90 m).

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