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Jabaal Sheard

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DL
Height: 
6-3

Weight:

265

Age

27
Pittsburgh
6 Years Pro

2015 Season

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Sheard, 25, is a veteran of four NFL seasons with the Cleveland Browns after joining the team as a second-round draft pick (37th overall) in 2011 out of Pittsburgh. The 6-foot-3, 264-pounder, has played in 61 games with 50 starts and has registered 190 total tackles, 23 sacks, seven forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries. He was named to the PFWA All-Rookie team in 2011 when he had 55 tackles, a team-leading 8½ sacks and five forced fumbles.

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CAREER TRANSACTIONS

Jabaal Sheard was signed by the New England Patriots as an unrestricted free agent from Cleveland on March 12, 2015 ... Originally drafted by Cleveland in the second round (37th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft.

SEASONAL REVIEWS

2015 (13/1, 2/0)

  • Recorded six tackles, five solo, in the AFC Championship at Denver (1/24).
  • Made his postseason debut and recorded three tackles, two solo, in the playoff victory vs. Kansas City (1/16).
  • Made his first start as a Patriot and posted two tackles at Miami (1/3).
  • Recorded five tackles, four solo, and strip sacked Ryan Fitzpatrick allowing Jamie Collins to recover the ball and return it for a Patriots touchdown in the third quarter at N.Y. Jets (12/27).
  • Posted four tackles, including a 10-yard sack, in the win vs. Tennessee (12/20).
  • Recorded five tackles, four solo, and strip-sacked Brian Hoyer twice, including one that was recovered by the New England at their own 7-yard line and resulted in a Patriots touchdown in the win at Houston (12/13).
  • Recorded three tackles, one solo, and broke up one pass vs. Philadelphia (12/6).
  • Tipped a pass that was intercepted by Chandler JOnes at the Broncos 15-yard line at Denver (11/29).
  • Recorded five tackles, four solo in the win vs. Buffalo (11/23).
  • Returned from injury and posted two solo tackles in the win at N.Y. Giants (11/15).
  • Was inactive in the win vs. Washington(11/8).
  • Was inactive in the win vs. Miami (10/29).
  • Was inactive due to an injury suffered the previous week for the win vs. the New York Jets (10/25).
  • Posted one solo tackle in the win at Indianapolis (10/18) before leaving the game with an ankle injury in the second quarter.
  • Recorded two sacks for 15 yards and three tackles in the win at Dallas (10/11), marking the third two-sack game of his NFL career and his first with the Patriots.
  • Sacked Blake Bortles for a 6-yard loss on third down in the first quarter, setting up a Jacksonville punt on the next play. Also added two tackles. He continues to play a key role in the defensive line rotation.
  • Played a key role in the defensive line rotation and posted three tackles, two solo in win at Buffalo (9/20).
  • Recorded his first sack as a Patriot along with two solo tackles. in the season opener vs. Pittsburgh (9/10).

2014 (16/5 – Cleveland)

  • Played in all 16 regular-season games with five starts and posted 44 tackles, two sacks and three passes defensed.

2013 (13/13 – Cleveland)

  • Started all 13 regular-season games he appeared in and tallied 35 tackles, 5½ sacks, four passes defensed, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery.
  • Missed three games due to injury.
  • Made the switch to linebacker after spending his first two seasons along the defensive line.

2012 (16/16 – Cleveland)

  • Started all 16 regular-season games, matching a career high with 55 tackles and producing seven sacks, three passes defensed and one forced fumble.

2011 (16/16 – Cleveland)

  • Started all 16 regular-season games as a rookie in 2011, recording 55 tackles, two passes defensed and one fumble recovery. Also led the team with 8½ sacks and five forced fumbles.
  • Named to the PFW/PFWA All-Rookie team.
  • His 55 tackles and 8½ sacks both ranked third among all NFL rookies.
  • His five forced fumbles tied for third most in the NFL.
  • Recorded his first career sack by taking down Kerry Collins for an eight-yard loss at Indianapolis (9/18).

COLLEGE

  • Played in 47 career games with 38 starts over four years (2007-10) at Pittsburgh, compiling 142 tackles, 19½ sacks, five forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries.
  • Named consensus first-team All-America, first-team All-Big East and the Big East Conference Defensive Player of the Year in 2010.
  • Posted 52 tackles, nine sacks, four forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries in 12 games while serving as a team captain as a senior in 2010.
  • Earned second-team All-Big East honors as a junior in 2009 after starting all 13 games and registering 42 tackles and five sacks.
  • Started all 13 games as a sophomore in 2008, finishing with 45 tackles and 5½ sacks.
  • Played in nine games and had three tackles as a true freshman in 2008.

PERSONAL

  • Born May 10, 1989.
  • Attended Hollywood Hills (Fla.) High School, where he played football and also competed in track, participating in the 200m and shot put.
  • Earned All-Broward County honors in the shot put, placing fourth in the state finals.
  • Awarded a bravery medal at the age of 11 after he helped an elderly woman escape from her burning home in Florida.
  • Has a son, Jaiden.
  • Majored in administration of justice at Pittsburgh.

Stats

Career Stats

gamesdefense
seasonteamggstotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
2015NE131372898-2-----4-
2014CLE1654425192-3-----0-
2013CLE13133619175.5-4-----11
2012CLE16165538177-3-----1-
2011CLE16165540158.5-2-----51
TOTAL22715077310140---0112

Recent Games

defense
wkopresulttotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
17@MIAL 10-202020-0-----0-
16@NYJL 20-265411-0-----1-
15TENW 33-164311-0-----0-
14@HOUW 27-64402-0-----2-
13PHIL 28-353120-1-----0-
12@DENL 24-30-000-1-----0-
11BUFW 20-135410-0-----1-
10@NYGW 27-262200-0-----0-
9WASW 27-100------------
8MIAW 36-70------------
7NYJW 30-230------------
6@INDW 34-271100-0-----0-
5@DALW 30-63302-0-----0-
3JACW 51-172201-0-----0-
2@BUFW 40-323210-0-----0-
1PITW 28-213211-0-----0-

defensive

yearteamgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
2015NE13372898-2-----
2014CLE164425192-3-----
2013CLE133619175.5-4-----
2012CLE165538177-3-----
2011CLE165540158.5-2-----
TOTAL 742271507731014000-0

fumbles

yearteamgfumlostffown fropp frown ydsopp ydstdoobsftytb
2015NE13-----------
2014CLE16-----------
2013CLE13----1-0----
2012CLE16-----------
2011CLE16----1-0----
TOTAL 7400-02000000
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defensive splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Buffalo Bills28620-0-----
Dallas Cowboys13302-0-----
Denver Broncos1-000-1-----
Houston Texans14402-0-----
Indianapolis Colts11100-0-----
Jacksonville Jaguars12201-0-----
Miami Dolphins12020-0-----
New York Giants12200-0-----
New York Jets15411-0-----
Philadelphia Eagles13120-1-----
Pittsburgh Steelers13211-0-----
Tennessee Titans14311-0-----
Washington Redskins00----------

defensive splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Outside Own Division9221847-2-----
vs AFC Teams10292276-1-----
vs NFC Teams38622-1-----
vs Own Division4151051-0-----

defensive splits - split by MONTH

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
December4161244-1-----
January12020-0-----
November37610-1-----
October24402-0-----
September38622-0-----

defensive splits - split by STADIUM

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
AT&T Stadium13302-0-----
Gillette Stadium5171253-1-----
Lucas Oil Stadium11100-0-----
MetLife Stadium27611-0-----
NRG Stadium14402-0-----
Ralph Wilson Stadium13210-0-----
Sports Authority Field at Mile High1-000-1-----
Sun Life Stadium12020-0-----

defensive splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Losses410551-2-----
Wins9272347-0-----

defensive splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Mondays15410-0-----
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)13211-0-----
Sundays11292277-2-----
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