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James Develin

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Height: 
6-3

Weight:

255

Age

28
Brown
5 Years Pro

2016 Season

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James Develin was signed by the New England Patriots as a free agent on Sept. 6, 2013 ...

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Biography

CAREER TRANSACTIONS

James Develin was signed by the New England Patriots as a free agent on Sept. 6, 2013 ... Originally signed by Cincinnati to the practice squad (11/30/10) … Released by Cincinnati (9/3/11) … Signed by Cincinnati to the practice squad (9/4/11) … Released by Cincinnati (8/31/12) ... Signed by New England to the practice squad (9/1/12) ... Signed by New England to the 53-man roster from the practice squad (11/28/12) ... Released by New England (12/24/12) ... Signed by New England to the practice squad (12/26/12) ... Released by New England (9/2/13).

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Played his entire college career as a defensive lineman before converting to offense. 
  • Began his professional career with the Florida Tuskers of the UFL and helped Florida reach the league championship game under head coach Jay Gruden, who is now the head coach for the Washington Redskins.
  • Spent part of 2010 and all of 2011 on the Cincinnati practice squad and most of 2012 on New England practice squad.

SEASONAL REVIEWS

2016 (16/4, 3/0)

  • Made a successful return to the field in 2016 after missing the 2015 season with a leg injury.
  • Played in all 16 regular-season games with four starts at fullback; used primarily as a blocker in running situations. Posted three receptions for 18 yards. Also saw significant action on special teams, returning three kickoffs for 35 yards and making one special teams tackle.
  • Appeared in all three playoff games as a reserve and had two catches for 13 yards.
  • Recorded one special teams tackle while seeing action on offense and on special teams in the win  at Cleveland (10/9). 
  • Recorded one reception for five yards in the win at N.Y. Jets (11/27). 
  • Started at fullback and made one catch for 13 yards in the win at Denver (12/18). 
  • Caught a 13-yard pass from Tom Brady on a first-and-10 Patriots third quarter scoring drive that eventually led to a one-yard touchdown run by LeGarrette Blount in the AFC Championship win vs. Pittsburgh (1/22). 

2015 (0/0)

  • Suffered a leg injury during the preseason game at Carolina (8/28) and was placed on season - ending Injured Reserve on Sept. 1

2014 (16/4)

  • Posted one reception for six yards in the Super Bowl XLIX win vs. Seattle (2/1/15). Also had his first career kickoff return for five yards.
  • Scored his second NFL touchdown and his first ever postseason touchdown on a one-yard pass from Tom Brady in the first quarter of the AFC Championship win vs. Indianapolis (1/18/15).
  • Contributed at fullback and on special teams in the AFC Divisional win vs. Baltimore (1/10/15).
  • Paved the way for Jonas Gray's go-ahead, one-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter of the win at N.Y. Jets (12/21).
  • Played a season-high 30 snaps in the win at Indianapolis (11/16), helping pave the way for 246 rushing yards.
  • Posted two catches for 13 yards in the win vs. Denver (11/2).
  • Played a then-season-high 28 offensive snaps in the win vs. Chicago (10/26).
  • Started at fullback in the win vs. N.Y. Jets (10/16).
  • Carried once for no gain and caught one pass for two yards in the win at Buffalo (10/12).
  • Started at fullback in the win vs. Cincinnati (10/5), rushing twice for five yards and catching one pass for 11 yards.
  • Recorded his first reception of the year at Minnesota (9/14), finishing the game with two catches for 17 yards.
  • Started at fullback in the season opener at Miami (9/7) and in the home opener vs. Oakland (9/21).

2013 (16/6, 2/2)

  • Played all 16 regular-season games and made six starts. Compiled four rushes for 10 yards and a touchdown and caught four passes for 62 yards.
  • Started both playoff games and rushed once for 0 yards.
  • Made the 53-man roster out of training camp, was released before the regular season started and was re-signed prior to the season opener.
  • Started the first game of his career at Buffalo (9/8).
  • Started at fullback and caught his first career pass, a 4-yard reception vs. N.Y. Jets (9/12).
  • Compiled the first two rushes of his career for four yards and the first touchdown of his NFL career at Houston (12/1). Develin plunged into the end zone on a multiple-effort carry on the goal line in the third quarter. Also caught one pass for 12 yards.
  • Hauled in a career-long 31-yard reception vs. Cleveland (12/8).
  • Made his first career playoff start vs. Indianapolis (1/11) and had one carry for 0 yards.

2012 (1/0, 0/0)

  • Appeared in his first NFL game on special teams in the loss vs. San Francisco (12/16).
  • Was inactive vs. Houston (12/10) and at Miami (12/2).

2011 (0/0 - Cincinnati)

  • Spent the regular and postseason season as a member of the practice squad.

2010 (0/0 - Cincinnati)

  • Joined the practice squad for the final five games of the season after playing for the Florida Tuskers in the United Football League.

COLLEGE

  • Played four seasons on the defensive line at Brown.
  • Recorded 53 total tackles, one interception, two fumble recoveries and led the team with five sacks and 16 tackles for loss as a senior. 
  • As a junior, posted 34 tackles, three sacks and 9½ tackles for loss. 

PERSONAL 

  • Attended Boyertown Area Senior High School (Gilbertsville, Pa.), where he lettered in football and lacrosse. 
  • Named a football team captain and team MVP. 
  • Was named first-team all-area and all-county. 
  • Majored in engineering at Brown.
  • James and his wife, Jennifer have a son, James III and William.

EXTRA POINTS

  • An Ivy League defensive lineman standout at Brown, James Develin graduated in 2010 with a degree in chemical engineering and began lining up interviews with companies he felt might be best suited for the technical skills. However, Develin wanted to give football one last shot, and play in the NFL.
    • "Football is something that is not around your entire life," Develin told The Boston Globe. "I knew if I didn't give it my best shot to play football as a career, that I'd always regret it."
    • Develin made the most of his opportunity by switching positions to fullback. Following stints in the Arena Football League and the now defunct United Football League, Develin caught on with the Cincinnati Bengals practice squad and eventually worked his way to the Patriots 53-man roster full-time in 2013.

Stats

Career Stats

gamesrushingreceivingfumbles
seasonteamggsattydsavglngtdrecydsavglongtdfumlost
2016NE164-----3186130--
2014NE164351.7506437.213010
2013NE1664102.54146215.5310--
2012NE10------------
TOTAL7152.151131239.531010

Recent Games

rushingreceivingfumbles
wkopresultattydsavglngtdrecydsavglongtdfumlost
17@MIAW 35-14------------
16NYJW 41-3-----10-00--
15@DENW 16-3-----11313130--
14BALW 30-23-----00--0--
13LAW 26-10-----00--0--
12@NYJW 22-17-----15550--
11@SFW 30-17------------
10SEAL 24-31------------
8@BUFW 41-25------------
7@PITW 27-16------------
6CINW 35-17------------
5@CLEW 33-13------------
4BUFL 0-16------------
3HOUW 27-0------------
2MIAW 31-24------------
1@ARIW 23-21------------

rushing

yearteamgattatt/gydsavgyds/gtdlng1st1st%20+40+fum
2016NE16------------
2014NE1630.251.70.3050-000
2013NE1640.3102.50.6144100000
2012NE1------------
TOTAL 4970.1152.10.315457.1000

receiving

yearteamgrecydsavgyds/glngtd20+40+1stfum
2016NE1631861.11300020
2014NE166437.22.71300031
2013NE1646215.53.93101030
2012NE1----------
TOTAL 49131239.52.53101081

kick returns

yearteamgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
2016NE1633511.71500000
2014NE16---------
2013NE16---------
2012NE1---------
TOTAL 4933511.71500000

fumbles

yearteamgfumlostffown fropp frown ydsopp ydstdoobsftytb
2016NE16-----------
2014NE1610-1-0--000
2013NE16-------0---
2012NE1-----------
TOTAL 4910-10000000

defensive

yearteamgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
2016NE161010-0-----
2014NE160----------
2013NE160---0------
2012NE10----------
TOTAL 49101000000-0
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receiving splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Arizona Cardinals1---------
Baltimore Ravens100--0-000
Buffalo Bills2---------
Cincinnati Bengals1---------
Cleveland Browns1---------
Denver Broncos111313131-000
Houston Texans1---------
Los Angeles Rams100--0-000
Miami Dolphins2---------
New York Jets2252.551-000
Pittsburgh Steelers1---------
San Francisco 49ers1---------
Seattle Seahawks1---------

receiving splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Outside Own Division1011313131-000
vs AFC Teams123186132-000
vs NFC Teams400--0-000
vs Own Division6252.551-000

receiving splits - split by MONTH

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
December42136.5131-000
January1---------
November315551-000
October5---------
September3---------

receiving splits - split by STADIUM

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
FirstEnergy Stadium1---------
Gillette Stadium810-00-000
Hard Rock Stadium1---------
Heinz Field1---------
Levi's Stadium1---------
MetLife Stadium115551-000
New Era Field1---------
Sports Authority Field at Mile High111313131-000
University of Phoenix Stadium1---------

receiving splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Losses2---------
Wins143186132-000

receiving splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Mondays100--0-000
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)210-00-000
Sundays132189132-000

kick-returns splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
Arizona Cardinals1---------
Baltimore Ravens1---------
Buffalo Bills2---------
Cincinnati Bengals1---------
Cleveland Browns1---------
Denver Broncos1---------
Houston Texans1---------
Los Angeles Rams1---------
Miami Dolphins2115151500000
New York Jets2---------
Pittsburgh Steelers1---------
San Francisco 49ers1114141400000
Seattle Seahawks1166600000

kick-returns splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
Outside Own Division10220101400000
vs AFC Teams12115151500000
vs NFC Teams4220101400000
vs Own Division6115151500000

kick-returns splits - split by MONTH

splitgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
December4---------
January1115151500000
November3220101400000
October5---------
September3---------

kick-returns splits - split by STADIUM

splitgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
FirstEnergy Stadium1---------
Gillette Stadium8166600000
Hard Rock Stadium1115151500000
Heinz Field1---------
Levi's Stadium1114141400000
MetLife Stadium1---------
New Era Field1---------
Sports Authority Field at Mile High1---------
University of Phoenix Stadium1---------

kick-returns splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
Losses2166600000
Wins1422914.51500000

kick-returns splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
Mondays1---------
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)2---------
Sundays1333511.71500000

defensive splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Arizona Cardinals10----------
Baltimore Ravens10----------
Buffalo Bills20----------
Cincinnati Bengals10----------
Cleveland Browns11010-0-----
Denver Broncos10----------
Houston Texans10----------
Los Angeles Rams10----------
Miami Dolphins20----------
New York Jets20----------
Pittsburgh Steelers10----------
San Francisco 49ers10----------
Seattle Seahawks10----------

defensive splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Outside Own Division101010-0-----
vs AFC Teams121010-0-----
vs NFC Teams40----------
vs Own Division60----------

defensive splits - split by MONTH

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
December40----------
January10----------
November30----------
October51010-0-----
September30----------

defensive splits - split by STADIUM

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
FirstEnergy Stadium11010-0-----
Gillette Stadium80----------
Hard Rock Stadium10----------
Heinz Field10----------
Levi's Stadium10----------
MetLife Stadium10----------
New Era Field10----------
Sports Authority Field at Mile High10----------
University of Phoenix Stadium10----------

defensive splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Losses20----------
Wins141010-0-----

defensive splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Mondays10----------
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)20----------
Sundays131010-0-----
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