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Sheldon Richardson

DT

#98

Experience: 8 years

Height: 6-3

Age: 29

Weight: 294 lbs

College: Missouri

2020 SEASON

  • TCKLS
    13
  • SCK
    2
  • FF
    0
  • INT

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Recent Games

WK OPP RESULT Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
3 Football Team W 34 - 20 4 3 1 1 1 0
2 Bengals W 35 - 30 5 3 2 1 0 0
6 @Steelers L 7 - 38 4 1 3 0 0 0
1 @Ravens L 6 - 38 1 1 0 0 0 0
5 Colts W 32 - 23 2 1 1 0 0 0
4 @Cowboys W 49 - 38 3 2 1 0 0 0

Career Stats

Defense Career

SEASON TEAM G GS Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
2013 New York Jets 16 15 74 38 36 3.5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2014 New York Jets 16 16 59 34 25 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
2015 New York Jets 11 11 33 18 15 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2016 New York Jets 15 14 60 36 24 1.5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
2017 Seattle Seahawks 15 15 41 24 17 1 1 1 5 5 5 0 1 2
2018 Minnesota Vikings 16 16 48 25 23 4.5 0 0
2019 Cleveland Browns 16 15 58 39 19 3 4 3
2020 Cleveland Browns 6 6 19 11 8 2 1 0
TOTAL 111 108 392 225 167 28.5 1 12 1 5 5 5 0 9 5

Biography

Career Transactions

Selected by the New York Jets in the first round (13th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft…Traded to the Seattle Seahawks on Sept. 1, 2017…Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Minnesota Vikings on March 16, 2018…Signed by the Cleveland Browns as an unrestricted free agent on March 14, 2019.

Awards/Honors

  • Voted 2013 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year.
  • Named to the Pro Bowl in 2014.
  • Winner of the 2019 PFWA Dino Lucarelli Good Guy award.
  • Named NFL Rookie of the Month for November in 2013.
  • Voted to the PFWA 2013 All-Rookie Team.

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