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Cleveland Browns AFC North
Sheldon Richardson • #98 • DT
Status:Off season
Ht/Wt:6'3", 294 lbs.
Born:Nov 29, 1990 (29 yrs) in St. Louis, MO
Hometown:St. Louis, MO
Experience:7 years
Drafted:Drafted by NY Jets in 2013 (1/13).
Acquired:Acquired as a free agent in 2019.
2019 Season Stats
G GS Solo Ast Sck SckYds Int IntYds IntTD FR TD
YTD 16 15 43 19 3 17 0 0 0 0 0
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Scouting Report
A constant threat to get into the backfield, thanks to his explosive first step and good size. A bull-rush specialist who is nimble enough to make a lot of tackles along the line. Very athletic and long-armed, and makes a lot of plays in space for a defensive tackle. Must show he can improve his balance and leverage, as he too often gets knocked off-balance by massive O-tackles. While a very productive run-stopper he isn't really a hole-plugger. Needs to show he can stay healthy (especially considering his all-out style).
Long Range Potential: Elite bull-rushing defensive lineman.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year 2013
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