D'Qwell Jackson
ILB #52
TOTAL 129 1,112 700 412 18.5 0 39 9 2 91 -- 27
2015 IND 16 150 89 61 3 0 10 1 1 6 6 6
2014 IND 16 138 81 57 4 0 1 -- -- -- -- --
2013 CLE 16 141 75 66 1.5 -- 7 1 0 0 -- 0
2012 CLE 16 118 63 55 3.5 0 7 2 1 31 15.5 27
2011 CLE 16 158 116 42 3.5 -- 3 1 0 24 24 24
2010 CLE 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 CLE 6 59 46 13 0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2008 CLE 16 154 95 59 2 -- 6 3 0 29 9.7 16
2007 CLE 14 101 75 26 1 -- 3 1 0 1 1 1
2006 CLE 13 93 60 33 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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Career Transactions: Originally drafted by Cleveland in the second round (34th overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft.

Career Transactions: Originally drafted by Cleveland in the second round (34th overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft.

Seasonal Reviews:

2011: Started all 16 games at middle linebacker after missing the previous 26 contests due to injury… Led team with 158 tackles, a career-high 3.5 sacks, an interception, a forced fumble and three fumble recoveries… Tackle total was second in the NFL, trailing only Washington’s London Fletcher (166)… Three fumble recoveries led the team and tied for the most defensive recoveries in the AFC, along with Baltimore’s Haloti Ngata, New England’s Rob Ninkovich and Indianapolis’ Robert Mathis… The figure also tied for second in the NFL, trailing only Minnesota’s Jared Allen (4)… Cited as the NFL Comeback Player of the Year by Peter King of Sports Illustrated… Named AFC Defensive Player of the Month for September after registering 30 tackles, 2.5 sacks, a fumble recovery, a forced fumble and a pass defensed in three games as the Browns allowed just five touchdowns and went 2-1 in the month… Named to USA Today’s All-Joe Team for unheralded prime performers in 2011… Led the Browns in tackles 13 times and accounted for double digit tackle totals on eight occasions… Led the team with 10 tackles at San Francisco (10/30), including three tackles on the Browns’ goal-line stand in the second quarter which ended with a stop on fourth-and-goal from the one… Totaled eight tackles and an interception which he returned for a career-long 24 yards at Houston (11/6)… Notched a season-best 13 tackles, one sack and a fumble recovery at Pittsburgh (12/8).

2010: Inactive for the first two games with a pectoral injury sustained during training camp before being placed on injured reserve on September 25… Also missed all four preseason games with the injury.

2009: Voted a co-captain on defense… Started each of the first six games at inside linebacker… Sustained a pectoral injury at Pittsburgh (10/18) and was placed on injured reserve two days later… At the time of his injury had registered 57 tackles, a figure that led the team… Came up with a season-high 14 tackles in addition to a pass defensed and the first forced fumble of his career, against Cincinnati (10/4)… Led the squad in tackles in four of the six contests in which he appeared.

2008: Led the team with 188 tackles… Finished first or second on the team in tackles in every game… Notched an interception off a Joe Flacco pass at Baltimore (9/21)… Shared a sack with Shaun Rogers on a six-yard sack of Jason Campbell at Washington (10/19)… Shared a sack with Santonio Thomas on a three-yard sack of David Garrard at Jacksonville (10/26)… Recorded a six-yard sack of Flacco vs. Baltimore (11/2)… Registered a career-high 20 tackles, and a career-best two interceptions and two pass breakups at Tennessee (12/7)… Both interceptions came off Kerry Collins, as Jackson became the first Browns linebacker to have two interceptions in a game since Eddie Johnson had a pair on October 14, 1984 against the New York Jets.

2007: Led the team with 111 tackles… Had a season-high 12 tackles at N.Y. Jets (12/9)… Left game at St. Louis (10/28) in the second quarter (ankle) and was inactive for the next two contests… Recorded his first career interception, off Matt Schaub, vs. Houston (11/25)… Part of a defensive effort that gave the Browns their first shutout since 2005 (11/20/05 vs. Miami, 22-0 win) and held the Bills to 232 net yards of offense in an 8-0 win vs. Buffalo (12/16)… Lone career fumble recovery came at Cincinnati (12/23)… First sack of his career came in finale vs. San Francisco (12/30) when he dropped Chris Weinke for a seven-yard loss.

2006: Ranked second on the club with 115 tackles and also contributed on special teams with 11 stops… Made his NFL debut and started at weakside linebacker with 10 tackles vs. New Orleans (9/10)… Was credited with double-digit tackle totals on five occasions, including a season-high 12 twice; vs. Miami (10/14) and at New York Jets (12/9)… Sustained a toe injury at Pittsburgh (12/7), and was forced to miss the final three regular season games… Placed on injured reserve on December 15.

College: In 48 games at the University of Maryland (2002-05), started 34 contests and became the seventh player in school history to record more than 400 career tackles… His 447 tackles ranked fourth on the all-time record list… Finished his career with 10.5 sacks for 62 yards, four forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, six interceptions, eight pass breakups and one blocked kick… In 2005, became only the second Maryland player to earn Atlantic Coast Conference Defensive Player of the Year honors, joining E.J. Henderson, who earned the award in 2001 and 2002… Became one of three players in school annals to lead the team in tackles three consecutive seasons… Majored in criminology and criminal justice.

Personal: Born in Largo, Fla. and attended Seminole (Fla.) High School… Lettered three times in football, competing as a fullback, linebacker, quarterback and punter… First-team all-state selection by the Associated Press as a junior and senior, adding first-team all-conference, all-district and All-Sun Coast honors in his final year… Played in the prestigious Florida-Georgia All-Star game… Seminole High went 23-4 in his last two years and made the regional finals both seasons… The 2000 team was undefeated in the regular season and finished 12-1… Recorded 91 tackles and 10 sacks as a linebacker and also rushed for 950 yards (5.7 avg.) and 13 touchdowns as a fullback during his senior season… Active in the Cleveland community and founded the “Real Hope, Real Dreams” season ticket program which provided tickets, apparel and food for the East Cleveland Neighborhood organization… Voted by his teammates as the Browns recipient of the 2011 Ed Block Courage Award… Voted by the local media as the Browns 2011 Player of the Year.

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