Who is Eric Decker?
Eric Decker, real name Eric Thomas Decker, was born on March 15, 1987. He is renowned as a former American football wide receiver. He was born in cold spring, Minnesota. His height is 6 ft 3 inches and weight is 217 lbs, 97 kg. In his early life, Decker attended Rocri High in cold spring for his schooling. Later, he attended the University of Minnesota. He ended his professional football career in 2018 with National Football League Draft. During his career of 8 years, he played for 4 well-reputed teams:
(i) Denver Broncos, for this team, he played from 2010 to 2013.
(ii) New York Jets hired his services from 2014 to 2016.
(iii) Tennessee Titans tried the efficient game of Eric Decker in 2017.
(iv) Currently, Decker is playing for New England Patriots.
His nationality is American; religiously, he is a Christian. Ethnically, he is white with light brown eye color. Decker’s Zodiac sign is Pisces, and he was born to Sue Meyer and Tom Decker. In 2013, he got married to Jessie James Decker, who is a famous country pop singer and songwriter. Jessie was born on April 12, 1988.
Net Worth 2019:
Eric Decker’s estimated net worth is $ 10 million. And being a part of the National Football league, he was getting the annual base salary of $5 million. At the age of 31 only, he has proved to be a very competent football player and a millionaire too. And he is leading a very happy married life with his wife.
In August 2018, suddenly, Eric Decker decided to end his football career with the NFL. He played flawlessly and remarkably in the 8 professional years that ended in 5816 total receiving yards and 53 touchdowns. While getting retirement from his game, Decker was very emotional, but he wants to pursue a new career in a different way. In his final words regarding his retirement, he gave special thanks to his family, friends, fans, and everyone who supported and encouraged him on his incredible journey. He exclaimed with emotional and sentimental feelings that an amazing chapter of his life is closed now. Now, he is going to look forward to having a bright future and adventurous life ahead. Although his wife got emotional and started crying on his decision, yet she admitted his decision wholeheartedly, and now she is confident that her husband made a decision for a bright future.
Stats and Injury:
During eight years of his bright and enlightened football career, Decker made 111 G, 439 Rec, 5816 Yds, 13.2 Avg, 52.4 Yds/G, 74 Lng, 53 TD, 79 20 +, 14 40 +, 295 1st and 5 FUM.
During his entire career, he got six severe injuries. On August 7, 2010, Decker sprained his left ankle in the camp and missed the preseason opener. On January 8, 2018, he sprained his left knee MCL and missed the Divisional Round at New England. On October 2, 2014, he encountered with a nagging hamstring injury. He was diagnosed with a mild PCL sprain on September 21, 2015. The NFL of 2015 let him suffered a partial tear to his right rotator cuff. The last injury he experienced on August 16, 2017, when he sprained his right ankle while having a joint practice with the Panthers.
From Broncos, Jets, Titans, and Patriots, he got the collective Guaranteed Base Salary of $17,933,000. He received $7,732,150 as a prorated bonus and $150,000 as a Roster. Finally, he got the Cap Number of $ 25,815,150. His estimated Career Earning are $29,515,150 and career APY is $3,689,394.
Nowadays, it is a common question are Brooklyn Decker and Eric Decker related? So the answer is No. There is no connection and relation between Eric Decker and Brooklyn Decker. It is just a coincidental similarity in the surname “Decker”.
Eric Decker is not only a very good football player but also is a very strong socialite, who is very active on Instagram with 538 posts, 1.2 m followers and 195 following.