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Jonathan Freeny

55
LB
Height: 
6-2

Weight:

255

Age

28
Rutgers
6 Years Pro

2017 Season

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Jonathan Freeny was signed by the New England Patriots as a free agent on March 11, 2015 ... Originally signed by Miami as a rookie free agent (7/28/11) ... Released by Miami (9/3/11) ... Signed by Miami to the practice squad (12/7/11) ... Released by Miami (9/1/12) ... Signed by Miami to the practice squad (9/2/12) ... Signed by Miami to the 53-man roster from the practice squad (9/8/12).

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Biography

CAREER TRANSACTIONS

Jonathan Freeny was signed by the New England Patriots as a free agent on March 11, 2015 ... Originally signed by Miami as a rookie free agent (7/28/11) ... Released by Miami (9/3/11) ... Signed by Miami to the practice squad (12/7/11) ... Released by Miami (9/1/12) ... Signed by Miami to the practice squad (9/2/12) ... Signed by Miami to the 53-man roster from the practice squad (9/8/12).

SEASONAL REVIEW

2016 (5/4, 0/0)

  • Appeared in five regular-season games before being placed on Injured Reserve on Oct. 15 with a shoulder injury. Started the first four games of the season at linebacker and totaled 10 tackles and forced one fumble.
  • Totaled three tackles and forced a fumble that led to a Patriots touchdown in the win vs. Miami (9/18). 
  • Finished second-highest on the team with seven tackles in the win vs. Houston (9/22). 

2015 (13/7, 2/0)

  • Played in 13 regular - season games with seven starts and registered 43 tackles, one sack, one pass breakup, one forced fumble, two fumble recoveries and two special teams tackles.
  • Appeared in both playoff games as a reserve and made three tackles and recovered one fumble.
  • Was inactive for the final three regular-season games due to injury.
  • Made his first NFL start and recorded a career-high tying eight tackles in the win at Indianapolis (10/18).
  • Started at linebacker and posted three tackles vs. Washington (11/8). Also recovered an onside kick and forced a fumble.
  • Started at linebacker and recorded a career-high tying  eight tackles and one pass defensed in the win at N.Y. Giants (11/15).
  • Started at linebacker and recorded seven tackles and his first NFL sack when he brought down Brock Osweiler for a 13-yard loss at Denver (11/29).
  • Contributed on defense and special teams before leaving the game with a hand injury in the second quarter of the win at Houston (12/13).
  • Made his postseason debut when he returned to action after missing three games due to injury and recorded three tackles in the Divisional Playoff victory vs. Kansas City (1/16).
  • Saw action at linebacker in the AFC Championship Game at Denver (1/24) and recovered a fumble that led to a Patriots touchdown in the first quarter.

2014 (12/0 - Miami)

  • Played in 12 games as a reserve linebacker and on special teams and finished with five tackles and one sack on defense and 10 special teams tackles.
  • Posted a season-high three tackles on defense at Jacksonville (10/26).

2013 (16/0 - Miami)

  • Played all 16 games and posted three tackles on defense and ranked second on the team with 10 special team tackles.

2012 (16/0 - Miami)

  • Played in all 16 games and recorded seven tackles and tied for second on team with seven special teams tackles.
  • Made NFL debut at Houston (9/9).
  • Registered a career high five tackles at New England (12/30).

2011 (0/0 - Miami)

  • Released by Miami at the end of training camp and spent part of the season on the Dolphins practice squad.

COLLEGE

  • Four-year letterman (2007-10) and two-year starter at Rutgers. Played in 46 games with 13 starts and finished career with 93 tackles, 20 tackles for loss, 11 sacks, one forced fumble, four fumble recoveries and an interception.
  • Started all 12 games at defensive end as a senior in 2010 and recorded 38 tackles and tied for team lead with three fumble recoveries.
  • Registered 33 tackles as a junior in 2009. Was recipient of the Most Improved Scholar Award
  • Led the team with 9½ sacks and tied for second with 12 tackles for loss.
  • Played in all 13 games as a sophomore in 2008 and registered 19 tackles. Started first career game in PapaJohns.com Bowl against N.C. State.
  • Played in eight games as a true freshman in 2007 and closed out freshman year with three tackles and five quarterback hurries.

EXTRA POINTS

  • Jonathan Freeny is a distant relative of former Indianapolis Colts, San Diego Chargers and Arizona Cardinals defensive end/linebacker Dwight Freeney.

PERSONAL

  • Born June 15, 1989.
  • Attended Coconut Creek (Fla.) High School where he was named first-team All-Broward selection as a senior by the Miami Herald.
  • Starred at both linebacker as well as defensive end.
  • Distant relative of defensive end Dwight Freeney.

Stats

Career Stats

gamesdefense
seasonteamggstotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
2017BAL302200-0-----0-
2016NE5410640-0-----1-
2015NE1375027231-1-----12
2014MIA120151141-0-----0-
2013MIA160131030-0-----0-
2012MIA16014950-0-----0-
TOTAL10465392010---022

Recent Games

defense
wkopresulttotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
11@GBW 23-0
9@TENL 20-23
8MIAW 40-0
7@MINL 16-24
6CHIL 24-270------------
5@OAKW 30-170------------
4PITL 9-262200-0-----0-
3@JAXL 7-44
2CLEW 24-10
1@CINW 20-0

defensive

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2017BAL32200-0-----
2016NE510640-0-----
2015NE135027231-1-----
2014MIA12151141-0-----
2013MIA16131030-0-----
2012MIA1614950-0-----
TOTAL 651046539201000-0

fumbles

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2017BAL3-----------
2016NE5-----------
2015NE1310--2-0-100
2014MIA12-----------
2013MIA16-----------
2012MIA16-----------
TOTAL 6510-02000100

preseason

gamestacklesinterceptionsfumbles
wkgame dateoppresultggstotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
108/10/2017JAXL 31-24114310-0-----0-
208/19/2017@HOUL 23-27103120-0-----0-
308/25/2017@DETW 30-28102200-0-----0-
408/31/2017NYGL 40-381110460-0-----0-
TOTAL 42191090-0-----0-

regular season

gamestacklesinterceptionsfumbles
wkgame dateoppresultggstotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
410/01/2017@BAL-102200-0-----0-
510/08/2017@OAK-100------------
610/15/2017@BAL-100------------
TOTAL 302200-0-----0-

defensive splits - split by OPPONENT

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Chicago Bears10----------
Oakland Raiders10----------
Pittsburgh Steelers12200-0-----

defensive splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

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Outside Own Division20----------
vs AFC Teams22200-0-----
vs NFC Teams10----------
vs Own Division12200-0-----

defensive splits - split by MONTH

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October32200-0-----

defensive splits - split by STADIUM

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M&T Bank Stadium22200-0-----
Oakland Coliseum10----------

defensive splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

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Losses22200-0-----
Wins10----------

defensive splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Sundays32200-0-----

Defense splits - FIELD TYPE

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Grass10----------
Turf22200-0-----

Defense splits - HOME/AWAY

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Home Games22200-0-----
Road Games10----------

Defense splits - POINT SITUATIONAL

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Behind2200-0-----
Behind by 1-8 Points1100-0-----
Behind by 9-16 Points1100-0-----

Defense splits - HALF

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1st Half1100-0-----
2nd Half1100-0-----

Defense splits - FIELD TYPE POSITION

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Own 1-20 - by Yard Line1100-0-----
Own 21-50 - by Yard Line1100-0-----

Defense splits - QUARTERS

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2nd Quarter1100-0-----
3rd Quarter1100-0-----

Defense splits - MARGIN

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Margin 0-710----------
Margin 15+12200-0-----
Margin 8-1410----------