Christian Cornelius McCain (born November 21, 1991) is an American football defensive end for the Los Angeles Chargers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at California. He was signed by the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent in 2014.

Professional career

Miami Dolphins

McCain was signed by the Miami Dolphins after going undrafted in the 2014 NFL Draft. [2] [3]

Due to a knee injury, he was placed on the team's injured reserve on December 22, 2015. [4]

New Orleans Saints

The Dolphins traded McCain to the New Orleans Saints for a conditional seventh round draft pick on August 29, 2016. [7] On September 3, 2016, he was released by the Saints. [8]

Dallas Cowboys

On September 7, 2016, McCain was signed to the Cowboys' practice squad. [9] He was released on September 28.

Second stint with Saints

On October 13, the New Orleans Saints signed McCain to their practice squad. [10] On October 22, McCain was promoted to the Saints active roster before their Week 7 game against the Kansas City Chiefs. [11] He was released on October 25, 2016 and re-signed to the practice squad two days later. [12] He was promoted back to the active roster on November 5, 2016, however was released two days later. [2] [2]

San Diego / Los Angeles Chargers

On November 23, 2016, McCain was signed to the Chargers' practice squad. [2] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Chargers on January 3, 2017. [2]