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Cedric Peerman
HB #30
Height:
5-10
Weight:
214
Age:
28
College:
Virginia
Hometown:
Gladys, VA
Experience:
5

Quick Stats (2014):

CAR
5
YDS
15
AVG
3
TDS
0
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesRushingReceivingFumbles
GGSAttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLongTDFUMLost
TOTAL 54 306 5.7 48 1 11 101 9.2 16 0 0 0
2014 CIN 6 0 5 15 3 4 0 1 5 5 5 0 -- --
2013 CIN 16 0 8 17 2.1 5 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 CIN 14 1 36 258 7.2 48 1 9 85 9.4 16 0 -- --
2011 CIN 15 0 3 15 5 11 0 0 0 -- -- 0 -- --
2010 CIN 7 0 2 1 0.5 1 0 1 11 11 11 0 -- --
2009 DET 2 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 CLE 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultRushingReceivingFumbles
AttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 @BAL W 23-16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 ATL W 24-10 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 TEN W 33-7 5 15 3 4 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 @NE L 17-43 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 CAR L 37-37 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 @IND L 0-27 -- -- -- -- -- 1 5 5 5 0 -- --

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Bio

      A fifth-year NFL player for 2014, Peerman is a special teams standout and has been productive on offense when opportunity has come his way … Tied for team lead this season in special teams tackles (four) and ranked fourth last season (10) … His rushing opportunities have been limited since 2012, but in ’12, averaged 7.2 yards on 36 rushes ... Entered NFL in 2009 as Baltimore draftee, and played briefly in ’09 for Detroit.

      A fifth-year NFL player for 2014, Peerman is a special teams standout and has been productive on offense when opportunity has come his way … Tied for team lead this season in special teams tackles (four) and ranked fourth last season (10) … His rushing opportunities have been limited since 2012, but in ’12, averaged 7.2 yards on 36 rushes ... Entered NFL in 2009 as Baltimore draftee, and played briefly in ’09 for Detroit.

     Career transactions: Selected by Baltimore in sixth round of 2009 NFL Draft (185th overall) ... Signed with Ravens on 6-17-09 ... Waived by Ravens on 9-5-09 ... Acquired on waivers by Cleveland on 9-6-09 ... Waived by Browns on 9-26-09 ... Signed to Browns practice squad on 9-29-09 ... Released from Browns practice squad on 10-27-09 ... Signed to Detroit practice squad on 10-30-09 ... Signed to Lions roster on 12-15-09 ... Waived by Lions on 4-25-10 ... Acquired on waivers by Cincinnati on 4-27-10 ... Re-signed with Bengals as exclusive rights player on 7-29-11 ... Re-signed with Bengals as exclusive rights player on 3-12-12 ... Re-signed with Bengals on 3-7-13.

     2014 highlights: Has played in Games 1-5 and is tied for team lead in special teams tackles (four) ... Has rushed five-for-15 ... Had one special teams tackle on Sept. 7 at Baltimore ... Rushed five-for-15 and had two special teams tackles on Sept. 21 vs. Tennessee, and downed a punt at Tennessee two, leading to a safety for Bengals ... One special teams tackle on Oct. 12 vs. Carolina.

    Previous seasons: 2009—In preseason for Baltimore, rushed 14-for-40 with a TD and had four receptions for 42 yards ... Joined Cleveland at start of regular season, and was inactive for Browns for Games 1-2 ... Spent Weeks 4-7 on Browns’ practice squad ... Later signed to Lions practice squad, and signed to Detroit roster for Games 14-16, playing in Games 14-15 (no statistics). 2010—Acquired by Bengals on waivers from Detroit ... On Bengals roster for full season, playing in seven games ... Led team with two special teams tackles on Sept. 12 at New England ... Caught one-for-11 on 1-2-11 at Baltimore, converting third down ... In preseason, led team in rushing yards (201) and yards per carry (6.5), and his 93-yard TD sprint on Sept. 2 at Indianapolis was NFL’s longest 2010 preseason scrimmage gain. 2011—Played in 15 games plus Wild Card playoff, seeing brief action on offense and tying for second on team in special teams tackles (13) ... Two special teams tackles Oct. 16 vs. Indianapolis, and had key block on 33-yard Brandon Tate punt return that set up TD ... Team-leading three special teams tackles Nov. 13 vs. Pittsburgh ... On Dec. 24 vs. Arizona, had one rush for seven yards, along with special teams tackle. 2012—Played in 14 games (Games 1-12 and 15-16), and in Wild Card playoff ... Inactive for Games 13-14, due to ankle injury suffered Dec. 2 at San Diego ... Rushed 36-for-258 (including two-for-80 on fake punts), with one TD ... Also had career highs of nine receptions and 85 yards ... Fourth on team in special teams tackles (nine) ... On Sept. 30 at Jacksonville, took direct snap as an upback on a fake punt and ran 48 yards to Jaguars 18, setting up a Bengals TD ... On Oct. 14 at Cleveland, logged team-leading eight receptions for 76 yards (second on team), with one rush for seven yards ... Only rush Oct. 21 vs. Pittsburgh was a five-yard TD, his first career score ... On Nov. 18 at Kansas City, his 32-yard run on a fake punt extended first-quarter TD drive for a 7-3 lead, and he finished game with career-best 75 rushing yards (on eight carries) ... Rushed eight-for-61 (7.6) on Nov. 25 vs. Oakland, including a 31-yarder to Raiders five that set up TD for 21-0 lead. 2013—Played in Games 1-16 and in Wild Card playoff ... Rushed eight-for-17, and ranked fourth on team in special teams tackles (10) ... Four kickoff returns, for 16.5 average ... On Sept. 22 vs. Green Bay, preserved a Bengals possession with recovery of Brandon Tate fumble on kickoff return in third quarter ... On Oct. 6 vs. New England, dropped Leon Washington with a solo tackle at the New England 13 on game’s opening kickoff ... Saw his first action on offense Oct. 27 vs. Jets and carried six-for-11 ... Played on offense Oct. 31 at Miami, but did not have a carry and was used primarily in pass protecting situations ... Tied for the team lead with two special teams tackles on Dec. 8 vs. Indianapolis ... Rushed two times for six yards and had one special teams tackle on Dec. 22 vs. Minnesota.

    College: Played four seasons (2005-08) at Virginia, posting 10th-best all-purpose yards total (3349) in Cavaliers history ... Played 41 games with 18 starts ... Totaled 1749 career rushing yards, with 4.6 average, and scored 15 TDs ... Was 67-for-344 receiving (5.1) with a TD, and averaged 25.1 yards on 50 kickoff returns ... Redshirted (did not play) in 2004.

    Personal: Born in Lynchburg, Va. ... Attended William Campbell High School in Gladys, Va., where he scored a state-record 708 points, including 112 TDs ... Named Virginia prep player of the year as a senior ... Won state titles in track in the 100 meters as a prep junior and senior ... Is licensed as a minister ... enjoys fishing, hunting and working on cars.

    NOTE ABOUT NFL EXPERIENCE: Peerman did not earn an accrued year of experience toward NFL free agency in 2009 because he was not on a 53-player roster, a Reserve/Injured list or a Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform list for the required minimum of six games that season.

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