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Derrick Shelby

27-Year-Old Defensive End – Atlanta Falcons

2015 Defensive Stats

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37

Sacks

3.5

Int

1

FF

2

TD

1

2015 Defensive Projections

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2015 Fantasy Football Outlook

Shelby is the kind of player the Dolphins crave. He is part of the defensive line rotation and produces even in a limited role. His play will allow the Dolphins to keep players like Cameron Wake and...

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2015 ADP:

Bye Week:  10

HT: 6' 2"   WT: 280   DOB: 3/4/1989  College: Utah  Show ContractHide Contract

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Derrick Shelby Contract Information:

Signed a four-year contract with Atlanta in March of 2016.

March 9, 2016  –  Derrick Shelby News

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Shelby has signed a four-year, $18 million deal with the Falcons, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

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Derrick Shelby NFL Stats
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  Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Year Age Team G Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
2012 23 Mia 16 8 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 24 Mia 16 34 23 11 2.5 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
2014 25 Mia 15 26 21 5 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
2015 26 Mia 16 37 25 12 3.5 4 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Derrick Shelby – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Defensive End

Snap Count Stats

836

Defensive Snaps in 2015

Derrick Shelby was on the field for 836 of his team's snaps on defense in 2015.

128

Special Teams Snaps in 2015

Derrick Shelby was on the field for 128 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2015.

Year Def ST
2013 415 151
2014 418 160
2015 836 128
Derrick Shelby 2015 Game Log
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  Snap Count Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Week Opp Def ST Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
1 Phi
2 @NYG 42 8 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @Dal 33 9 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Hou 55 8 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Was
6 @NO
7 @Ten 42 12 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 TB
9 @SF 44 7 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 BYE Bye Week
11 Ind 62 6 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Min 67 9 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 @TB 63 7 3 2 1 0.5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 @Car
15 @Jax 67 8 4 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Car 49 5 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 NO 51 8 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Derrick Shelby  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Defensive Ends
Height:   6' 2"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   280 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.87 sec
WEAK
Shuttle Time:   4.50 sec
WEAK
Cone Drill:   7.09 sec
GOOD
Arm Length
Not Available
Hand Length
Not Available
Vertical Jump:   36 in
GREAT
Broad Jump:   116 in
AVERAGE
Bench Press:   26 reps
GOOD
Atlanta Falcons Team Injury Report
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Derrick Shelby: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Shelby finished the 2015 season with 37 tackles, 3.5 sacks, and an interception.

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Shelby is expected to start at defensive end Sunday versus the Bills, the Miami Herald reports.

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Shelby signed a second-round restricted free agent tender, ESPN's Field Yates reports.

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Shelby has been reinstated by the Dolphins, Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reports.

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Shelby has been suspended indefinitely for conduct detrimental to the team, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel's Omar Kelly reports.

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Shelby was arrested over the weekend for an incident at a Miami nightclub and will now be away from the Dolphins for the foreseeable future.
Shelby was arrested Saturday, according to the Miami Herald.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

Shelby hasn't missed a game in his two seasons with Miami but has yet to make a big impact along the defensive. He is part of a rotation that the Dolphins like to use to keep all of their players fresh and is unlikely to have a breakout season in 2014.

2013

Shelby had eight tackles in 16 games for Miami last season and will be on the roster bubble all through training camp. If he makes the team it will be because of his play on special teams.