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Elandon Roberts

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LB
Height: 
6-0

Weight:

235

Age

23
Houston
3 Years Pro

2017 Season

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Elandon Roberts was drafted by the New England Patriots in the sixth round (214th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft.

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CAREER TRANSACTIONS

Elandon Roberts was drafted by the New England Patriots in the sixth round (214th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft.

SEASONAL REVIEWS

2017 (15/13, 3/3)

  • Contributed mostly on special teams in the season opener vs. Kansas City (9/7).
  • Started at linebacker and finished tied for the team lead in tackles with eight total in the victory at New Orleans (9/17).
  • Started at linebacker and finished with nine total tackles in the victory vs. Houston (9/24).
  • Made his third-consecutive start at linebacker and finished with five total tackles and his first-career fumble recovery when DL Trey Flowers stripped the ball from RB Jonathan Stewart deep in New England territory vs. Carolina (10/1).
  • Started at linebacker and contributed with three total tackles in the victory at Tampa Bay (10/5).
  • Started at linebacker but did not accrue any statistics in the victory at N.Y. Jets (10/15).
  • Was inactive due to injury for the victory vs. Atlanta (10/22).
  • Returned to the starting lineup at linebacker after missing a game due to injury and finished tied for the team lead in tackles with six total, including a tackle for loss in the victory vs. L.A. Chargers (10/29).
  • Started at linebacker and contributed with four tackles total in the win at Denver (11/12).
  • Started at linebacker and finished with four tackles total and a pass defensed in the win at Oakland (11/19) in Mexico City's Estadio Azteca.
  • Started and was a key contributor on defense with four tackles, while also recording the first two sacks of his career with a 3-yard sack of QB Matt Moore in the third quarter to go along with a 10-yard sack in the fourth quarter of the win vs. Miami (11/26).
  • Started and finished with three tackles in the win at Buffalo (12/3).
  • Started and tied for the team lead with seven tackles at Miami (12/11).
  • Started and totaled six tackles in the win at Pittsburgh (12/17).
  • Started at linebacker and finished with six tackles during the victory vs. Buffalo (12/24).
  • Started at linebacker and made two tackles in the victory vs. N.Y. Jets (12/31).
  • Started at linebacker and made two tackles in the Divisional round victory vs. Tennessee (1/13).
  • Made the start at linebacker and finished with seven tackles total in the AFC Championship victory vs. Jacksonville (1/21).
  • Started at linebacker and finished with six tackles in Super Bowl LII vs. Philadelphia (2/4).

2016 (13/5, 3/2)

  • Played in 13 regular-season games with five starts and notched 44 tackles and one forced fumble.
  • Appeared in all three playoff contests with two starts and posted seven tackles.
  • Was inactive in the season-opening night win at Arizona (9/11), vs. Buffalo (10/2) and was active but did not play vs. Houston (9/22). 
  • Made his NFL debut and recorded one tackle in the win vs. Miami (9/18).
  • Made his first NFL start in the win vs. Cincinnati (10/16), becoming the fifth 2016 Draft pick to start a game in 2016 and sixth Patriots rookie to start, and tied for second highest on the team with seven tackles. 
  • Led the team with 11 tackles in the win vs. N.Y. Jets (12/24) in addition to forcing a fumble in the second quarter that was recovered by Malcolm Butler. The turnover led to a Patriots field goal. 
  • Started at linebacker and led the team with seven tackles in the win at Miami (1/1).
  • Made his NFL postseason debut in the Divisional Round game vs. Houston (1/14) and totaled three tackles in a start at linebacker.

COLLEGE

  • During his three-year career at Houston, played in 34 games and totaled 175 tackles, seven sacks, one interception, two forced fumbles, five passes defensed and 23½ tackles for loss.
  • Named to 2015 first team America Athletic Conference after leading the conference with 142 total tackles.
  • Started his collegiate career at Morgan State and played one season before transferring to Houston.
  • Appeared in 12 games as a junior in 2014 at linebacker and on special teams and made 26 tackles, one sack and 3.5 tackles for loss. 
  • Saw action in eight games as a backup middle linebacker and on special teams and had seven tackles as sophomore in 2013.
  • As a freshman in 2012 at Morgan State, finished the season with 107 tackles to lead team and finish second in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. The tackle total marked the second-best single-season effort in program history. Also had nine tackles for loss, two sacks, one interception and two pass breakups. Was named to the All-MEAC second team.

PERSONAL

  • Was also a member of the track and field team at Port Arthur High School.
  • Brother, Jeremiah, played football at Iowa and brother, Calvin, played football at Oklahoma State.
  • Majored in sociology at Houston.

Stats

Career Stats

gamesdefense
seasonteamggstotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
2017NE15146745222-1-----01
2016NE1354525200-0-----1-
TOTAL11270422010---011

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defense
wkopresulttotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
17NYJW 26-62110-0-----0-
16BUFW 37-166240-0-----0-
15@PITW 27-246240-0-----0-
14@MIAL 20-277520-0-----0-
13@BUFW 23-33300-0-----0-
12MIAW 35-174312-0-----0-
11@OAKW 33-84310-1-----0-
10@DENW 41-164130-0-----0-
8LACW 21-136510-0-----0-
7ATLW 23-70------------
6@NYJW 24-170------------
5@TBW 19-143300-0-----0-
4CARL 30-335410-0-----01
3HOUW 36-339630-0-----0-
2@NOW 36-208710-0-----0-
1KCL 27-420------------

defensive

yearteamgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
2017NE156745222-1-----
2016NE134525200-0-----
TOTAL 281127042201000-0

fumbles

yearteamgfumlostffown fropp frown ydsopp ydstdoobsftytb
2017NE15----1-0----
2016NE13-----------
TOTAL 2800-01000000

preseason

gamestacklesinterceptionsfumbles
wkgame dateoppresultggstotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
108/10/2017JAXL 31-24117340-0-----0-
208/19/2017@HOUL 23-27111100-0-----0-
308/25/2017@DETW 30-28000------------
408/31/2017NYGL 40-38000------------
TOTAL 228440-0-----0-

regular season

gamestacklesinterceptionsfumbles
wkgame dateoppresultggstotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
109/07/2017KCL 42-27100------------
209/17/2017@NOW 36-20118710-0-----0-
309/24/2017HOUW 33-36119630-0-----0-
410/01/2017CARL 33-30115410-0-----01
510/05/2017@TBW 19-14113300-0-----0-
610/15/2017@NYJW 24-17110------------
710/22/2017ATLW 7-23000------------
810/29/2017LACW 13-21116510-0-----0-
1011/12/2017@DENW 41-16114130-0-----0-
1111/19/2017@OAKW 33-8114310-1-----0-
1211/26/2017MIAW 17-35114312-0-----0-
1312/03/2017@BUFW 23-3113300-0-----0-
1412/11/2017@MIAL 20-27117520-0-----0-
1512/17/2017@PITW 27-24116240-0-----0-
1612/24/2017BUFW 16-37116240-0-----0-
1712/31/2017NYJW 6-26112110-0-----0-
TOTAL 15146745222-1-----01

postseason

gamestacklesinterceptionsfumbles
wkgame dateoppresultggstotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
1901/13/2018TENW 14-35112200-0-----0-
2001/21/2018JAXW 20-24117340-0-----0-
2202/04/2018PHIL 41-33116240-0-----0-
TOTAL 3315780-0-----0-

defensive splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Atlanta Falcons00----------
Buffalo Bills29540-0-----
Carolina Panthers15410-0-----
Denver Broncos14130-0-----
Houston Texans19630-0-----
Kansas City Chiefs10----------
Los Angeles Chargers16510-0-----
Miami Dolphins211832-0-----
New Orleans Saints18710-0-----
New York Jets22110-0-----
Oakland Raiders14310-1-----
Pittsburgh Steelers16240-0-----
Tampa Bay Buccaneers13300-0-----

defensive splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Outside Own Division94531140-1-----
vs AFC Teams125131202-1-----
vs NFC Teams3161420-0-----
vs Own Division6221482-0-----

defensive splits - split by MONTH

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
December52413110-0-----
November312752-1-----
October4141220-0-----
September3171340-0-----

defensive splits - split by STADIUM

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Estadio Azteca (Mexico City)14310-1-----
Gillette Stadium73221112-0-----
Hard Rock Stadium17520-0-----
Heinz Field16240-0-----
Mercedes-Benz Superdome18710-0-----
MetLife Stadium10----------
New Era Field13300-0-----
Raymond James Stadium13300-0-----
Sports Authority Field at Mile High14130-0-----

defensive splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Losses312930-0-----
Wins125536192-1-----

defensive splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Mondays17520-0-----
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)23300-0-----
Sundays125737202-1-----

fumbles splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Atlanta Falcons0------
Buffalo Bills2------
Carolina Panthers1----1-
Denver Broncos1------
Houston Texans1------
Kansas City Chiefs1------
Los Angeles Chargers1------
Miami Dolphins2------
New Orleans Saints1------
New York Jets2------
Oakland Raiders1------
Pittsburgh Steelers1------
Tampa Bay Buccaneers1------

fumbles splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Outside Own Division9----1-
vs AFC Teams12------
vs NFC Teams3----1-
vs Own Division6------

fumbles splits - split by MONTH

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
December5------
November3------
October4----1-
September3------

fumbles splits - split by STADIUM

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Estadio Azteca (Mexico City)1------
Gillette Stadium7----1-
Hard Rock Stadium1------
Heinz Field1------
Mercedes-Benz Superdome1------
MetLife Stadium1------
New Era Field1------
Raymond James Stadium1------
Sports Authority Field at Mile High1------

fumbles splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Losses3----1-
Wins12------

fumbles splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Mondays1------
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)2------
Sundays12----1-

Defense splits - FIELD TYPE

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Grass52414100-1-----
Turf104331122-0-----

Defense splits - HOME/AWAY

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Home Games73221112-0-----
Road Games83524110-1-----

Defense splits - POINT SITUATIONAL

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Ahead4332112-1-----
Ahead by 1-8 Points191270-0-----
Ahead by 9-16 Points11921-0-----
Behind10640-0-----
Behind by 1-8 Points6330-0-----
Behind by 9-16 Points4310-0-----
Tied14770-0-----

Defense splits - HALF

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
1st Half3017130-0-----
2nd Half372892-1-----
Last Two Minutes of Half1010-0-----

Defense splits - FIELD TYPE POSITION

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Opp 19-1 - by Yard Line7610-0-----
Opp 49-20 - by Yard Line3525102-0-----
Own 1-20 - by Yard Line7340-0-----
Own 21-50 - by Yard Line181170-1-----

Defense splits - QUARTERS

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
1st Quarter14680-0-----
2nd Quarter161150-0-----
3rd Quarter282081-1-----
4th Quarter9811-0-----
4th Quarter within 72200-0-----

Defense splits - MARGIN

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Margin 0-763020100-0-----
Margin 15+83120112-1-----
Margin 8-1416510-0-----