On April 20, 1991, Michael Purcell, a nose tackle with the Denver Broncos of the National Football League, was born. Prior to being signed by the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent in 2013, he played collegiate football for Wyoming.
Purcell played in 42 games (36 starts) during his four years at the University of Wyoming. He concluded his career with 197 tackles, four sacks, three forced fumbles, and two fumble recoveries.
Purcell was signed by the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent on May 7, 2013.
He was added to the team’s practice squad on September 2, 2013.
Purcell signed a contract with the Denver Broncos on April 22, 2019. On April 18, 2020, Purcell and the Broncos agreed to a restricted free-agent tender for a year.Purcell made his first sack in five years on Ben Roethlisberger in Week 2 of the 2020 campaign against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the 26-21 defeat. He extended his contract with the Broncos for a further three years and $14.8 million on October 6, 2020.
Does Mike Purcell Have Any Kids?
NFL player Mike Purcell has two children with his beautiful and supportive wife Christina Purcell. In October 2017, shortly after being cut by the Chicago Bears, his third NFL team in five months, Mike Purcell once more received news that would change his life.
Christina, his wife, was expecting their second child. She already found it challenging to travel across the nation with their kid, Kaimana. The addition of a daughter just made things more challenging.
On October 27, 2020, Purcell was placed on injured reserve after sustaining a foot injury that would finish the season.