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Sheldon Richardson

DT

#98

Experience: 7 years

Height: 6-3

Age: 28

Weight: 294 lbs

College: Missouri

2019 SEASON

  • TCKLS
    30
  • SCK
    0
  • FF
    1
  • INT

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Defense

YEAR TEAM G Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT TDS YDS AVG LNG
2013 New York Jets 16 74 38 36 3.5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2014 New York Jets 16 59 34 25 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
2015 New York Jets 11 33 18 15 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
2016 New York Jets 15 60 36 24 1.5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
2017 Seattle Seahawks 15 41 24 17 1 1 1 0 5 5 5
2018 Minnesota Vikings 16 48 25 23 4.5 0
2019 Cleveland Browns 10 35 27 8 0 1

Fumbles

YEAR TEAM G FUM LOST FF OWN FR OPP FR TD
2013 New York Jets 16 0 0 1 0 0 0
2014 New York Jets 16 0 0 1 0 1 0
2015 New York Jets 11 0 0 2 0 0 0
2016 New York Jets 15 0 0 1 0 2 0
2017 Seattle Seahawks 15 1 2 0
2018 Minnesota Vikings 16 0
2019 Cleveland Browns 10 1

Rushing

YEAR TEAM G ATT YDS AVG LNG TD 1st
2013 New York Jets 16 4 4 1 1 2 2
2014 New York Jets 16 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 New York Jets 11 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 New York Jets 15 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 Seattle Seahawks 15
2018 Minnesota Vikings 16
2019 Cleveland Browns 10

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.

At a Glance

Notched 335 tackles, 23.5 sacks, seven passes batted down, six forced fumbles, five fumble recoveries and an interception in 89 career games with 87 starts…Has carried the ball on offense four times for two scores…Tied DL William “The Refrigerator” Perry for the most rushing touchdowns by a DL in a season (two) and tied with Perry and Dontari Poe for career rushing touchdowns (two) by a DL.

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