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Patrick Chung

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5-11

Weight:

215

Age

29
Oregon
8 Years Pro

2016 Season

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Patrick Chung was signed by the New England Patriots as a free agent on April 3, 2014 ... Originally drafted by New England in the second round (34th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft ...

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CAREER TRANSACTIONS

Patrick Chung was signed by the New England Patriots as a free agent on April 3, 2014 ... Originally drafted by New England in the second round (34th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft ... Signed by Philadelphia as an unrestricted free agent from New England (3/12/13) ... Released by Philadelphia (3/11/14).

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Recorded a career-high three interceptions and a career-best 89 tackles in 2010.
  • Tied his career high with 89 tackles in 2014.
  • Blocked a punt, blocked a field goal and returned an interception for a touchdown in the same game at Miami (10/4/10) on Monday Night Football.

SEASONAL REVIEWS

2016 (8/8)

  • Started at safety in the win at Arizona (9/11) and recorded five tackles and one special teams tackle.
  • Recorded six tackles after making the start at safety in the win vs. Miami (9/18). 
  • Totaled four tackles in the win vs. Houston (9/22) after making the start at safety. 
  • Finished the game with five tackles after starting at safety vs. Buffalo (10/2). 
  • Picked off QB Charlie Whitehurst in the third quarter of the win at Cleveland (10/9) for his first interception of the sesaon and his first since 2014. Also added six tackles. 
  • Recorded five total tackles in the win vs. Cincinnati after making his sixth consecutive start at safety (10/16). 
  • Led the team with 10 tackles in the win at Pittsburgh (10/23) to mark his eighth career game with 10 or more tackles. Also added two passes defensed and a tackle on special teams. 
  • Registered five total tackles in the win at Buffalo (10/30). 

 

2015 (15/14, 2/2)

  • Played in 15 regular-season games with 14 starts and recorded 82 tackles, nine passes defensed, one forced fumble and three special teams tackles. Also returned one kickoff for 17 yards and one punt for four yards.
  • Started both playoff games and totaled 14 tackles.
  • Was inactive at N.Y. Jets (12/27) due to injury and played but did not start at Houston (12/13), while working back from injury.
  • Started at safety and recorded a season-high 10 tackles on defense and two special teams tackles in the win at N.Y. Giants (11/15).
  • Started at safety and recorded five tackles and one pass defensed at Denver (11/29). Also contributed on special teams, returning the first punt of his NFL career for four yards in the third quarter.
  • Recorded seven tackles before leaving the game in the fourth quarter with a hip injury vs. Tennessee (12/20).
  • Recorded a single-game playoff career-high nine tackles in the Divisional playoff victory vs. Kansas City (1/18).

2014 (16/15, 3/3)

  • Started at safety and recorded one tackle in the Super Bowl XLIX win vs. Seattle (2/1/15).
  • Started at safety and posted two tackles in the AFC Championship win vs. Indianapolis (1/18/15).
  • Started at safety in the AFC Divisional win vs. Baltimore (1/10/15), finishing with seven tackles.
  • Started at safety and posted two tackles vs. Buffalo (12/28).
  • Started at safety and posted five tackles in the win at N.Y. Jets (12/21).
  • Recorded his first interception of the season when he picked off a Ryan Tannehill pass and returned it to the Dolphins 27-yard line in the third quarter of the win vs. Miami (12/14). Tom Brady threw a touchdown pass on the very next play. Chung also led the team with 10 tackles and two passes defensed.
  • Started at safety and tallied one tackle in the win at San Diego (12/7).
  • Started at safety and finished second on the team with a season-high 11 tackles at Green Bay (11/30).
  • Started at safety and posted six tackles in the win vs. Detroit (11/23). Also broke up two passes intended for Joseph Fauria, including one in the end zone on a third down play in the second quarter, forcing the Lions to settle for a field goal.
  • Started at safety and posted two tackles in the win at Indianapolis (11/16).
  • Started at safety and posted eight tackles and a game-high three passes defensed in the win vs. Denver (11/2).
  • Started at safety and had six tackles in the win vs. Chicago (10/26).
  • Started at safety and posted eight tackles in the win vs. N.Y. Jets (10/16).
  • Started at safety and led the team with nine tackles, including two for losses, in the win at Buffalo (10/12). Also returned two kickoffs for 29 yards.
  • Started at safety and also returned one kickoff for 16 yards in the win vs. Cincinnati (10/5).
  • Started at safety and posted two tackles at Kansas City (9/29). Also returned two kickoffs for 45 yards.
  • Started at safety and posted two tackles and one pass defensed in the win vs. Oakland (9/21), batting away a Derek Carr pass intended for Marcel Reese inside the Patriots 10-yard line in the third quarter.
  • Started at safety and posted three tackles in the win at Minnesota (9/14).
  • Started at safety in the season opener at Miami (9/7) and recorded eight tackles. Also lined up to return kicks for the first time in his NFL career and returned his first kickoff 30 yards in the second quarter.

2013 (12/10, 1/1 – Philadelphia)

  • Appeared in 12 regular-season games with 10 starts and compiled 56 tackles, seven passes defensed and one fumble recovery.
  • Played in one postseason game vs. New Orleans (1/4) and posted four tackles.
  • Inactive due to injury at Denver (9/29), at N.Y. Giants (10/6), vs. Dallas (10/20) and vs. N.Y. Giants (10/27).
  • Registered a season-high nine tackles vs. Kansas City (9/19).
  • Recovered his first career fumble in the regular season vs. Detroit (12/8).

2012 (12/8, 2/0)

  • Played in 12 games with eight starts, finishing the season with 56 tackles, two interceptions, five passes defensed and two special teams tackles.
  • Began the season starting at safety and with injuries and the addition of Aqib Talib, finished the year in a reserve role.
  • Played in a reserve role in both playoff games but did not record any statistics.
  • Inactive due to injury vs. Indianapolis (11/18), vs. Buffalo (11/11), at St. Louis (10/28) and vs. N.Y. Jets (10/21).
  • Compiled a season-high eight tackles and one pass defensed in the win at Buffalo (9/30).
  • Started at safety in the win vs. Miami (12/30) and at Jacksonville (12/23) after an injury to Aqib Talib forced Devin McCourty to shift to left cornerback.
  • Tallied a single game career-high two interceptions, both coming in the fourth quarter and the second as time expired to seal the win at Jacksonville (12/23). Also posted seven tackles.

2011 (8/8, 3/3)

  • Played in eight games and finished the season with 67 tackles, one sack, one interception and four passes defensed.
  • Started all three playoff games including Super Bowl XLVI and made 15 tackles and defensed one pass.
  • Missed eight games due to injury.
  • Intercepted a pass in the end zone to end a Raiders drive and lead to a Stephen Gostkowski field goal to end the first half at Oakland (10/2).
  • Led the team in tackles for the third straight week with a career high 15 at Pittsburgh (10/30), adding one pass defensed and a special teams tackle.
  • Tallied six tackles and a pass defensed in Super Bowl XLVI vs. N.Y. Giants (2/5).

2010 (14/13, 1/1)

  • Played in 14 games with 13 starts and finished the season with a career-high three interceptions - one of which he returned for a touchdown - and career-best 89 tackles (second on the team)  and nine passes defended.
  • Was inactive vs. Minnesota (10/13) and at Cleveland (11/7) due to injury.
  • Made his first career playoff start vs. N.Y. Jets (1/16).
  • Led the team with 14 tackles at N.Y. Jets (9/19).
  • In his third start of the season vs. Buffalo (9/26), intercepted a Ryan Fitzpatrick pass in the end zone and returned it 26 yards.
  • Recorded his first blocked punt and blocked field goal at Miami (10/4), and became the first player to block a punt and field goal in the same game since Houston's Ramon Walker vs. New England (11/23/03). Blocked a second half punt to give the Patriots a first down at the Miami 15-yard line to set up a 12-yard TD run by BenJarvus Green-Ellis. He also blocked a 53-yard field goal attempt in the fourth quarter that was recovered and returned for a touchdown by Kyle Arrington.
  • Recorded his first interception return for a touchdown when he picked off a Chad Henne pass in the fourth quarter and returned it 51 yards for a TD at Miami (10/4). He registered seven tackles and one special teams tackle in the game.
  • Was dominant in his return to action after missing two games with an injury, leading the team with 10 tackles and one special teams tackle and recording one pass defensed in a 39-26 win at Pittsburgh (11/14).
  • Recorded his career-high third interception of the season in the second quarter at Buffalo (12/26), which he returned 19 yards to help set up a touchdown for a 24-3 halftime lead in a 34-3 win.

2009 (16/1, 1/0)

  • Played in 16 games with one start and finished the season with 26 total tackles, two sacks, one interception, one pass defensed and 13 special teams tackles.
  • Recorded his first career interception in the Patriots 59-0 victory vs. Tennessee (10/18), picking off a Vince Young pass in the fourth quarter.
  • Registered his first career sack at Tampa Bay (10/25) in the Patriots 35-7 win at London's Wembley Stadium, dropping Josh Johnson for a 5-yard loss in the second quarter.
  • Made his first start at Indianapolis (11/15), in a nickel defense.

COLLEGE

  • Started in all 51 games in which he appeared at Oregon and finished his career as the program's fourth-best tackler (384), which ranks first in school annals among non-linebackers.
  • Registered nine career interceptions for 107 yards and one touchdown.
  • Twice named Oregon's special teams player of the year and a first-team All-Pac 10 special teams honoree.
  • Participated in more than 100 plays in a game on four occasions.
  • Finished his senior campaign as the team's third-leading tackler (92) and recorded one interception, which he returned 31 yards for a touchdown.
  • Recorded a team-leading 117 tackles, the highest total by an Oregon defensive back in 13 seasons, and was named a second-team All-America honoree as a junior.
  • As a sophomore, he helped stabilize a young secondary that completed the regular season ranked 10th in the country in pass defense.
  • Earned first-team freshman All-America honors by The Sporting News and Rivals.com, and was also picked as the Pac 10's defensive freshman of the year by The Sporting News.
  • Following his freshman season, was the recipient of the school's Len Casanova Award as the program's top newcomer.
  • Redshirted as a freshman after arriving on campus at the age of 16.

EXTRA POINTS

  • Patrick's mother, Sophia George, was a recording artist in Jamaica. Her hit single, ‘Girlie, Girlie' - a traditional reggae song, topped the charts in 1985.
  • Launched in January of 2013, the Chung Changing Lives Foundation was established to support the personal and academic development of young boys and girls by providing better access to programs focusing on healthy and active lifestyles, as well as civic participation. Chung and his wife, Cecilia, have focused on the promotion of the three "A's". "We call it the three ‘A's' -- arts, academics and athletics," Chung said. "It's all about the kids. There are so many kids that are talented but never get the opportunity to display their skills. That's what Chung Changing Lives was founded for, to give equal opportunity to all these kids."
  • For more information on Chung's efforts, visit ChungChangingLives.org.

PERSONAL

  • Patrick Christopher Chung was born on Aug. 19, 1987, in Kingston, Jamaica to Sophia George-Chung and Ronald Chung and has seven siblings.
  • Attended Rancho Cucamonga High School and excelled at wide receiver and free safety.
  • Music has played a large role in Chung's life and he believes in the positive influence that music and the arts have on the lives of kids as they grow up. Chung's foundation, Chung Changing Lives, recently donated $25,000 to the Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center to launch the Summer Music Academy for Real Teens, a camp that allows area teens from the ages of 13-18 to develop their passion to learn and create music. 
  • Chung possesses a great sense of pride in his unique heritage. His mother is Jamaican and his father is half Jamaican and half Chinese. Patrick was born in Jamaica and moved to California at age 10 and started playing football as a freshman in high school.
  • Married to Cecilia and has a son, Taj James Chung, born Sept. 18, 2010.
  • Majored in political science at Oregon.

 

Stats

Career Stats

gamesdefense
seasonteamggstotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
2016NE12127344291-31---00-
2015NE15148552330-9-----1-
2014NE16158554310-81---00-
2013PHI12105939200-3-----01
2012NE1284429150-52---00-
2011NE886237251-41---00-
2010NE14139672240093---10-
2009NE1613725122-11---00-
TOTAL54135218940429---111

Recent Games

defense
wkopresulttotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
13LAW 26-104040-0-----0-
12@NYJW 22-175140-0-----0-
11@SFW 30-179721-0-----0-
10SEAL 24-316510-0-----0-
8@BUFW 41-255410-0-----0-
7@PITW 27-1611740-2-----0-
6CINW 35-175230-0-----0-
5@CLEW 33-137520-11---00-
4BUFL 0-165140-0-----0-
3HOUW 27-04310-0-----0-
2MIAW 31-246600-0-----0-
1@ARIW 23-216330-0-----0-

defensive

yearteamgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
2016NE127344291-310444
2015NE158552330-9-----
2014NE168554310-810101010
2013PHI125939200-3-----
2012NE124429150-5202713.527
2011NE86237251-4100-0
2010NE1496722400931963251
2009NE163725122-110222
TOTAL 105541352189404291139-51

fumbles

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2016NE12---1-0-----
2015NE15-----------
2014NE16-----------
2013PHI12----1-0----
2012NE12-----------
2011NE8-----------
2010NE14-------0---
2009NE16-----------
TOTAL 10500-11000000

kick returns

yearteamgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
2016NE12---------
2015NE15117171700000
2014NE167140203004000
2013PHI12---------
2012NE12---------
2011NE8---------
2010NE14---------
2009NE16---------
TOTAL 105815719.63004000

punt returns

yearteamgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
2016NE12---------
2015NE15144400000
2014NE16---------
2013PHI12---------
2012NE12---------
2011NE8---------
2010NE14---------
2009NE16---------
TOTAL 105144400000

preseason

gamestacklesinterceptionsfumbles
wkgame dateoppresultggstotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
108/11/2016NOW 22-34111100-0-----0-
208/18/2016CHIW 22-23111100-0-----0-
308/26/2016@CARW 19-17111010-0-----0-
409/01/2016@NYGL 9-17111010-0-----0-
TOTAL 444220-0-----0-

regular season

gamestacklesinterceptionsfumbles
wkgame dateoppresultggstotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
109/11/2016@ARIW 23-21116330-0-----0-
209/18/2016MIAW 24-31116600-0-----0-
309/22/2016HOUW 0-27114310-0-----0-
410/02/2016BUFL 16-0115140-0-----0-
510/09/2016@CLEW 33-13117520-114-400-
610/16/2016CINW 17-35115230-0-----0-
710/23/2016@PITW 27-161111740-2-----0-
810/30/2016@BUFW 41-25115410-0-----0-
1011/13/2016SEAL 31-24116510-0-----0-
1111/20/2016@SFW 30-17119721-0-----0-
1211/27/2016@NYJW 22-17115140-0-----0-
1312/04/2016LAW 10-26114040-0-----0-
TOTAL 12127344291-314-400-

defensive splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Arizona Cardinals16330-0-----
Buffalo Bills210550-0-----
Cincinnati Bengals15230-0-----
Cleveland Browns17520-110444
Houston Texans14310-0-----
Los Angeles Rams14040-0-----
Miami Dolphins16600-0-----
New York Jets15140-0-----
Pittsburgh Steelers111740-2-----
San Francisco 49ers19721-0-----
Seattle Seahawks16510-0-----

defensive splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Outside Own Division85232201-310444
vs AFC Teams84829190-310444
vs NFC Teams42515101-0-----
vs Own Division4211290-0-----

defensive splits - split by MONTH

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
December14040-0-----
November3201371-0-----
October53319140-310444
September3161240-0-----

defensive splits - split by STADIUM

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
FirstEnergy Stadium17520-110444
Gillette Stadium63017130-0-----
Heinz Field111740-2-----
Levi's Stadium19721-0-----
MetLife Stadium15140-0-----
New Era Field15410-0-----
University of Phoenix Stadium16330-0-----

defensive splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Losses211650-0-----
Wins106238241-310444

defensive splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)14310-0-----
Sundays116941281-310444

fumbles splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Arizona Cardinals1------
Buffalo Bills2------
Cincinnati Bengals1------
Cleveland Browns1------
Houston Texans1------
Los Angeles Rams1---1--
Miami Dolphins1------
New York Jets1------
Pittsburgh Steelers1------
San Francisco 49ers1------
Seattle Seahawks1------

fumbles splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Outside Own Division8---1--
vs AFC Teams8------
vs NFC Teams4---1--
vs Own Division4------

fumbles splits - split by MONTH

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
December1---1--
November3------
October5------
September3------

fumbles splits - split by STADIUM

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
FirstEnergy Stadium1------
Gillette Stadium6---1--
Heinz Field1------
Levi's Stadium1------
MetLife Stadium1------
New Era Field1------
University of Phoenix Stadium1------

fumbles splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Losses2------
Wins10---1--

fumbles splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)1------
Sundays11---1--

Defense splits - FIELD TYPE

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Grass43322111-310444
Turf84022180-0-----

Defense splits - HOME/AWAY

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Home Games63017130-0-----
Road Games64327161-310444

Defense splits - POINT SITUATIONAL

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Ahead5938210-310444
Ahead by 1-8 Points241770-1-----
Ahead by 9-16 Points201190-1-----
Behind8170-0-----
Behind by 1-8 Points4040-0-----
Behind by 9-16 Points4130-0-----
Tied6511-0-----

Defense splits - HALF

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
1st Half4126151-0-----
2nd Half3218140-310444
Last Two Minutes of Half7430-0-----

Defense splits - FIELD TYPE POSITION

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Opp 19-1 - by Yard Line9720-0-----
Opp 49-20 - by Yard Line3823151-1-----
Own 1-20 - by Yard Line6240-0-----
Own 21-50 - by Yard Line201280-210444

Defense splits - QUARTERS

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
1st Quarter17891-0-----
2nd Quarter241860-0-----
3rd Quarter201280-110444
4th Quarter12660-2-----
4th Quarter within 72200-1-----

Defense splits - MARGIN

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Margin 0-74231580-0-----
Margin 15+63015150-110444
Margin 8-142201461-2-----