N.J. Republican Jon Runyan plans to leave Congress

TRENTON, N.J., Nov. 6 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Jon Runyan, R-N.J., a former NFL player, announced Wednesday he will not run for a third term in Congress.
'Entire' Seaside Heights economy at risk

'Entire' Seaside Heights economy at risk

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J., Nov. 18 (UPI) -- New Jersey Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno told Vice President Joe Biden the "entire economy" of the Seaside Heights resort, struck by superstorm Sandy, may be at risk.

Runyan to retire at season's end

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- NFL offensive lineman Jon Runyan says he will finish the season with the San Diego Chargers, then run for the U.S. Congress in New Jersey.

Chargers sign Congress candidate Runyan

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- The San Diego Chargers announced Tuesday they had signed former Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle Jon Runyan to a one-year contract.
Ex-Eagle Runyan may run for Congress

Ex-Eagle Runyan may run for Congress

NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Political analysts say former Philadelphia Eagles lineman Jon Runyan is on the short list of Republican candidates for Congress in New Jersey.

NFL braces for free-agent signing period

NEW YORK, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- The NFL's free-agent signing period starts at 12:01 a.m. EST Friday and Tennessee defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth heads the list of available players.

Sapp out of Pro Bowl

HONOLULU, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Star defensive tackle Warren Sapp of Tampa Bay will not play in the Pro Bowl Sunday because of a knee ailment.

Philadelphia-Atlanta Capsule

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Eagles extend contract of C Fraley

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- The Philadelphia Eagles Wednesday signed center Hank Fraley to a five-year contract, locking up their starting offensive line through at least the 2004 season.

NFC Championship: Depth Charts

Depth charts for the St. Louis Rams and Philadelphia Eagles, who meet Sunday in the NFC Championship game:
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Jon Runyan

Jon Daniel Runyan (born November 27, 1973) is the U.S. Representative for New Jersey's 3rd congressional district. He is a member of the Republican Party. He is a former American football offensive tackle in the National Football League, where he played for fourteen seasons. He was a participant in the 2003 Pro Bowl following the 2002 NFL season. He is the fourth NFL veteran to be elected to Congress.

He was drafted by the Houston Oilers in the fourth round of the 1996 NFL Draft and later played for the Philadelphia Eagles and San Diego Chargers. Runyan was the last active NFL player to have played for the Oilers. He played college football at Michigan where he was a 1995 All-Big Ten Conference selection. In high school, he had been an All-State (Michigan) selection in basketball and two-time state champion shot putter.

Runyan was born in Flint, Michigan where his father was an employee of General Motors.

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