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Brandon King

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Height: 
6-2

Weight:

220

Age

24
Auburn
4 Years Pro

2017 Season

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Brandon King was signed by the New England Patriots to the 53-man roster from the practice squad on Oct. 10, 2015 ... Originally signed by New England as a rookie free agent (5/8/15) ...

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CAREER TRANSACTIONS

Brandon King was signed by the New England Patriots to the 53-man roster from the practice squad on Oct. 10, 2015 ... Originally signed by New England as a rookie free agent (5/8/15) ... Released by New England (9/5/15) ... Signed to the Patriots practice squad (9/8/15).

SEASONAL REVIEWS

2017 (13/0, 3/0)

  • Contributed on special teams, recording one special teams tackle in the season opener vs. Kansas City (9/7).
  • Contributed on special teams in the victory at New Orleans (9/17) and in the win vs. Houston (9/24).
  • Was inactive vs. Carolina (10/1).
  • Contributed on special teams in the victory at Tampa Bay (10/5).
  • Contributed on special teams with one special teams tackle in the win at N.Y. Jets (10/15) and added another special teams tackle in the win vs. Atlanta (10/22).
  • Contributed on special teams with a special teams tackle of WR Travis Benjamin for a safety on a second quarter punt return that gave the Patriots the lead in their eventual victory vs L.A. Chargers (10/29).
  • Contributed on special teams with two special teams tackles in the win at Denver (11/12).
  • Contributed on special teams in the win at Oakland (11/19) in Mexico City's Estadio Azteca, as well as in the win vs. Miami (11/26).
  • Contributed on special teams with one special teams tackle in the win at Buffalo (12/3).
  • Was inactive due to injury at Miami (12/11) and for the win at Pittsburgh (12/17).
  • Returned to action and contributed on special teams with one special teams tackle in the win vs. Buffalo (12/24).
  • Contributed on special teams in the win vs. N.Y. Jets (12/31).
  • Contributed on special teams with one special teams tackle in the Divisional round victory vs. Tennessee (1/13).
  • Contributed on special teams in the AFC Championship victory vs. Jacksonville (1/21) and made one special teams tackle in Super Bowl LII vs. Philadelphia (2/4).

2016 (16/0, 3/0)

  • Played all 16 regular-season games, mainly on special teams. Made one tackle on defense and nine on special teams.
  • Appeared in all three playoff games and made one special teams tackle.
  • Made his first tackle of the season on defense in the win at Buffalo (10/30).
  • Totaled two special teams tackles in the win vs. Los Angeles (12/4).
  • Recorded two special teams tackles in the win vs. Baltimore (12/12). 
  • Totaled one special teams tackle in the Divisional Round game vs. Houston (1/14). 

2015 (13/0, 2/0)

  • Began the season on the practice squad before being added to the 53-man roster on Oct. 10.
  • Was one of three rookie free agents, along David Andrews and Justin Coleman, to be a major contributor on the 53-man roster.
  • Appeared in 13 regular-season games and contributed mainly on special teams, posting 12 tackles. Also forced one fumble on a punt return.
  • Appeared in both postseason contests and recorded two special teams tackles.
  • Contributed heavily on special teams, posting two special teams tackles and forcing a Leodis McKelvin fumble on a punt return in the third quarter of the win vs. Buffalo (11/23), recovered by Jonathan Freeny at the 30-yard line.
  • Contributed on special teams, recording two special teams tackles in the AFC Championship at Denver (1/24).

COLLEGE

  • Played two seasons at Auburn after transferring from Highland Community College.
  • Began his tenure at Auburn as a safety in 2013 then converted to defensive end for the second half of his senior season in 2014.

EXTRA POINTS

  • King showed his positional versatility in college. He began his career playing safety but also played linebacker before switching to defensive end for the second half of his senior season.

PERSONAL

  • Born June 8, 1993, to Angela and Chris King.
  • Majored in Public Administration at Auburn.

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Career Stats

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2017NE130
2016NE160
2015NE130
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Recent Games

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17NYJW 26-6
16BUFW 37-16
15@PITW 27-24
14@MIAL 20-27
13@BUFW 23-3
12MIAW 35-17
11@OAKW 33-8
10@DENW 41-16
8LACW 21-13
7ATLW 23-7
6@NYJW 24-17
5@TBW 19-14
4CARL 30-33
3HOUW 36-33
2@NOW 36-20
1KCL 27-42
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