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Tony Jefferson

24-Year-Old Safety – Arizona Cardinals

2015 Defensive Stats

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78

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2

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3

TD

1

2015 Defensive Projections

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2015 Fantasy Football Outlook

The selection of Deone Bucannon in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft should have kept Jefferson in the periphery, but the latter responded by landing the starting strong safety spot out of trainin...

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2015 ADP:

Bye Week:  9

HT: 5' 11"   WT: 212   DOB: 1/27/1992  College: Oklahoma  Show ContractHide Contract

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Tony Jefferson Contract Information:

Signed with the Cardinals in April of 2016.

April 18, 2016  –  Tony Jefferson News

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Jefferson signed his restricted free-agent tender from the Cardinals on Monday, the team's official site reports.

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Tony Jefferson 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
2013 21 Ari 16 24 19 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 22 Ari 16 79 70 9 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2015 23 Ari 16 78 58 20 2 5 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 0

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Tony Jefferson – Playing Time Overview

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Snap Count Stats

756

Defensive Snaps in 2015

Tony Jefferson was on the field for 756 of his team's snaps on defense in 2015.

148

Special Teams Snaps in 2015

Tony Jefferson was on the field for 148 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2015.

Year Def ST
2013 198 193
2014 680 240
2015 756 148
Tony Jefferson 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 NO 58 7 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 @Chi 54 1 9 9 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 SF 18 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 StL 28 7 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 @Det 72 11 12 8 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
6 @Pit 32 10 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Bal 43 10 5 5 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 @Cle 34 4 6 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 BYE Bye Week
10 @Sea 50 19 4 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Cin 49 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 @SF 32 12 6 4 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
13 @StL 36 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Min 42 2 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 @Phi 64 10 6 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 GB 72 13 6 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Sea 72 14 8 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 BYE Bye Week
Playoffs GB 0 0 9 8 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Playoffs @Car 0 0 11 5 6 0 1 0 0 0 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 Tony Jefferson  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Safeties
Height:   5' 11"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   212 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.75 sec
TERRIBLE
Shuttle Time
Not Available
Cone Drill
Not Available
Arm Length:   31.68 in
AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.25 in
AVERAGE
Vertical Jump
Not Available
Broad Jump
Not Available
Bench Press:   16 reps
WEAK
Arizona Cardinals Team Injury Report
Questionable
Doubtful
No players listed.

Tony Jefferson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

The Cardinals extended a contract to Jefferson on Thursday, Darren Urban of the team's official site reports.

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Jefferson enters the offseason as a restricted free agent.

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Jefferson totaled eight tackles (seven solo) in Sunday's defeat to the Seahawks.

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Jefferson accrued six tackles (three solo) during Sunday's win at Philadelphia.

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Jefferson posted six tackles (four solo), including one sack and one tackle for loss, and a forced fumble during Sunday's win in San Francisco.

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Jefferson posted 12 tackles (eight solo), two forced fumbles, and one pass defended in Sunday's domination of the Lions.

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Jefferson (hamstring) is listed as active Sunday against the 49ers, Mark Dalton of the Cardinals' official site reports.

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Jefferson logged 54 of the Cardinals' 72 defensive snaps Sunday at Chicago, Mike Jurecki of FOX Sports 910 Phoenix reports.

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Jefferson's role for the upcoming season is uncertain, ESPN.com reports.

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Jefferson accrued 78 tackles (70 solo), two tackles for loss, one sack, and one forced fumble during the 2014 season.

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Jefferson recorded five tackles (three solo) during Sunday's win versus the Chiefs.

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2014

Despite his status as an undrafted free agent in 2013, Jefferson was active for all 16 games and racked up 24 tackles (19 solo). Nevertheless, the organization selected Deone Bucannon in the first round of this year's draft, placing a shadow over Jefferson's status in the defensive backfield. Jefferson has responded by taking all the first-team reps during OTAs and minicamp, which has extended into training camp with his listing as the Cardinals' starting strong safety.