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Kyle Van Noy





Brigham Young
5 Years Pro

2017 Season

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Kyle Van Noy was acquired by the New England Patriots in addition to a 2017 seventh-round draft pick from Detroit in a trade in exchange for a 2017 sixth-round draft pick on Oct. 26, 2016 ...


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Kyle Van Noy was acquired by the New England Patriots in addition to a 2017 seventh-round draft pick from Detroit in a trade in exchange for a 2017 sixth-round draft pick on Oct. 26, 2016 ... Originally drafted by the Detroit Lions in the second round (40th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft. 


2017 (13/12, 3/3)

  • Started at linebacker and totaled six tackles while playing every defensive snap in the season opener vs. Kansas City (9/7).
  • Started at linebacker and contributed with four total tackles, including a tackle for loss in the victory at New Orleans (9/17).
  • Started at linebacker and led the team in tackles with 11 total, while playing every defensive snap in the win vs. Houston (9/24).
  • Started and totaled seven tackles while also adding his first sack of the season when he dropped QB Cam Newton for a zero-yard loss vs. Carolina (10/1).
  • Made the start at linebacker and finished with seven tackles total while also adding a half sack for a two-and-a-half yard loss in the victory at Tampa Bay (10/5).
  • Started at linebacker and tied for the team lead in tackles with seven total, including two for a loss, while also registering two sacks for a total loss of 12 yards marking the first two-sack game of his career in the victory at N.Y. Jets (10/15).
  • Started at linebacker and tied for the team lead in tackles with seven, including two for a loss in the victory vs. Atlanta (10/22). Tackled WR Taylor Gabriel for a fiveyard loss in the fourth quarter on an Atlanta fourthdown attempt from the Patriots one-yard line to keep the Falcons off the scoreboard until late in the fourth quarter.
  • Made the start at linebacker and finished tied for the team lead with six tackles total with one tackle for a loss, while also adding a pass defensed in the victory vs. L.A. Chargers (10/29).
  • Started at linebacker and led the team in tackles, finishing with five total in the win at Denver (11/12).
  • Started at linebacker and finished with four total tackles and a half sack for a 1-yard loss in the win at Oakland (11/19) in Mexico City's Estadio Azteca.
  • Started at linebacker and totaled six tackles and an 8-yard sack of QB Matt Moore before the exiting the game due to injury in the fourth quarter of the win vs. Miami (11/26).
  • Appeared as a reserve linebacker and finished with three tackles and a half sack for a 10-yard loss, while adding a pass defensed in the win at Buffalo (12/3).
  • Was inactive due to injury at Miami (12/11), in the win at Pittsburgh (12/17) and in the win vs. Buffalo(12/24).
  • Returned to the starting lineup at linebacker after missing three games due to injury but played sparingly and did not accrue any statistics in the win vs. N.Y. Jets (12/31).
  • Made his first postseason start at linebacker and finished with two tackles total in the Divisional round victory vs. Tennessee (1/13).
  • Started at linebacker and finished with a team high nine tackles, a 9-yard sack of QB Blake Bortles on Jacksonville’s final last-minute drive and a pass defensed in the AFC Championship victory vs. the Jaguars (1/21).
  • Made the start at linebacker and finished with five tackles total in Super Bowl LII vs. Philadelphia (2/4).

2016 (7/7 - Detroit)

  • Started the first seven games of the season at linebacker for the Lions while also seeing limited action on special teams before being traded to New England on Oct. 26.
  • Recorded 23 total tackles and one pass defensed through the first seven games of the 2016 campaign.

2016 (7/2, 3/0 - New England)

  • Played in seven regular-season games with two starts and registered 27 tackles, one sack, one interception, two passes defensed, one forced fumble and two special teams tackles.
  • Appeared in all three playoff games as a reserve and posted seven tackles, a half-sack, one pass defensed and one forced fumble.
  • Was inactive for the victory at Buffalo (10/30) and in the game vs. Seattle (11/13) immediately after joining the team. 
  • Made his Patriots debut totaling three tackles and a sack in the win at San Francisco (11/20).
  • Made his first start as a Patriot at linebacker and combined for two tackles in the win at N.Y. Jets (11/27).
  • Picked off quarterback Jared Goff for his first career NFL interception in the win vs. Los Angeles (12/4). Added four defensive tackles and one tackle on special teams. 
  • Combined for six tackles and forced a game-sealing fumble recovered by Devin McCourty that contributed to the win at Denver (12/18).
  • Finished second on the team with seven tackles in the win vs. N.Y. Jets (12/24).
  • Finished with four total tackles and had a forced fumble recovered by Rob Ninkovich that led to a Patriots touchdown on the ensuing drive in the third quarter of the victory vs. Pittsburgh in the AFC Championship Game (1/22).
  • Contributed on defense as a reserve with one tackle and a half sack in the win over Atlanta in Super Bowl LI (2/5).

2015 (15/0 - Detroit)

  • Finished his second NFL season with seven total tackles, his first career sack and three special teams tackles. 
  • Registered his first career sack vs. Minnesota (10/25). 
  • Recorded two tackles and one special teams tackle vs. Philadelphia (11/26). 

2014 (8/0 - Detroit)

  • Began the season on the Injured/Reserve - Designated for Return list before being activated to the roster on Nov. 3. 
  • Finished his rookie campaign with four solo tackles and two special teams tackles. 
  • Registered a special teams tackle in his rookie debut in Week 10 vs. Miami (11/9). 


  • Finished his four-year career at Brigham Young with 226 tackles (153 solo), 26 sacks (192 yards), 11 forced fumbles, four fumble recoveries and three blocked kicks in 52 career games with 36 starts. 
  • Named a semifinalist for the Bednarik Award and Butkus Award as a senior in 2013 after finishing second in voting for National Defensive Player of the Year honors by CBS Sports. 
  • Was an All-American selection by Yahoo Sports, Phil Steele, Sports Illustrated, and CBS Sports. 
  • Started all 13 games as a senior at weak-side linebacker and ranked 21st in the nation with a team-high 17.5 tackles for loss, the sixth-highest total in school history. 


  • Kyle Van Noy and his wife, Marissa, started a GoFundMe campaign to raise funds for their initiatives relating to National Foster Care Month. The Van Noys are hoping to raise enough funds to provide Christmas for 53 families in Boston and 53 in their hometown of Provo, Utah. "This is a mission that’s so close to our hearts," Van Noy said. "I was adopted as an infant and Marissa's father and younger brother were both adopted, as well. We are totally committed to doing anything we can to help make a difference in the lives of foster children."


  • Attended McQueen (Reno, Nev.) High School where he earned first team all-state honors. Received a four-star grade from and was rated as the 24th-best athlete in the nation.
  • Earned all-conference honors in track, competing in the 4x100, 4x200 and 4x400 relays. 
  • Son of Layne and Kelly Van Noy.
  • Married to wife, Marissa.
  • Majored in communications with a minor in history at BYU. 


Career Stats


Recent Games

17NYJW 26-60------------
16BUFW 37-160------------
15@PITW 27-240------------
14@MIAL 20-270------------
13@BUFW 23-33120.5-1-----0-
12MIAW 35-176421-0-----0-
11@OAKW 33-84220.5-0-----0-
10@DENW 41-165500-0-----0-
8LACW 21-136600-1-----0-
7ATLW 23-77700-0-----0-
6@NYJW 24-177612-0-----0-
5@TBW 19-147520.5-0-----0-
4CARL 30-337521-0-----0-
3HOUW 36-3311920-0-----0-
2@NOW 36-204310-0-----0-
1KCL 27-426510-0-----0-


TOTAL 50141104377.505100-0
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defensive splits - split by OPPONENT

Atlanta Falcons17700-0-----
Buffalo Bills13120.5-1-----
Carolina Panthers17521-0-----
Denver Broncos15500-0-----
Houston Texans111920-0-----
Kansas City Chiefs16510-0-----
Los Angeles Chargers16600-1-----
Miami Dolphins16421-0-----
New Orleans Saints14310-0-----
New York Jets27612-0-----
Oakland Raiders14220.5-0-----
Pittsburgh Steelers00----------
Tampa Bay Buccaneers17520.5-0-----

defensive splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

Outside Own Division95747102-1-----
vs AFC Teams94838104-2-----
vs NFC Teams4252051.5-0-----
vs Own Division4161153.5-1-----

defensive splits - split by MONTH


defensive splits - split by STADIUM

Estadio Azteca (Mexico City)14220.5-0-----
Gillette Stadium7433672-1-----
Hard Rock Stadium00----------
Heinz Field00----------
Mercedes-Benz Superdome14310-0-----
MetLife Stadium17612-0-----
New Era Field13120.5-1-----
Raymond James Stadium17520.5-0-----
Sports Authority Field at Mile High15500-0-----

defensive splits - split by WIN/LOSSES


defensive splits - split by WEEKDAY

Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)2131030.5-0-----
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