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Takkarist McKinley

DE

#55

Experience: 5 years

Height: 6-2

Age: 25

Weight: 260 lbs

College: UCLA

2020 SEASON

  • TCKLS
    5
  • SCK
    1
  • 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
9 @Falcons L 27 - 34
8 @Panthers W 25 - 17
7 @Falcons W 23 - 22 1 1 0 0 0 0
2 @Cowboys L 39 - 40 2 1 1 0 0 0
6 @Vikings W 40 - 23
1 @Falcons W 38 - 25 4 2 2 1 1 0
5 @Falcons W 23 - 16
4 @Packers L 16 - 30
3 @Falcons W 30 - 26

Career Stats

Defense Career

SEASON TEAM G GS Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
2017 Atlanta Falcons 16 0 19 14 5 6 1 2 1
2018 Atlanta Falcons 15 8 22 15 7 7 0 0
2019 Atlanta Falcons 14 13 28 17 11 3.5 0 0
2020 Atlanta Falcons 4 4 7 4 3 1 1 0
TOTAL 49 25 76 50 26 17.5 0 2 0 0 NaN 0 0 2 1

Biography

Career Transactions

Selected by the Atlanta Falcons in the first round (26th overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft…Signed to the Browns as an unrestricted free agent on March 17, 2021.

Key Notes

· Has seen action in 49 games with 25 starts, while totaling 79 tackles, 17.5 sacks, two pass breakups, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery.

· Led the Falcons with seven sacks in 2018. Tallied three sacks during Week 4 of the 2018 season against the Cincinnati Bengals, becoming the fifth Falcons player to produce three-or-more sacks in the second half of a single game.

· Made his first start and dropped QB Matthew Stafford for his first career sack in a Week 3 win at Detroit on Sept. 24, 2017.

· Earned first-team All Pac-12 honors in 2016, finishing the season with 10 sacks ranking third in the Pac-12 and his 18 tackles for loss ranked second in the conference.

· Played in 34 games over three seasons at UCLA, totaling 102 tackles with 29 tackles for loss, 17 sacks, 10 passes defensed, six forced fumbles, and one fumble recovery. Transferred to UCLA in the fall quarter of 2014 after playing lone season at Contra Costa College (San Pablo, Calif.).

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