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T.J. McDonald

25-Year-Old Safety – Los Angeles Rams

2015 Defensive Stats

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63

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2016 Defensive Projections

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2016 Fantasy Football Outlook

McDonald finished the 2015 campaign on IR, and subsequently got himself into legal trouble over the course of the offseason. Though healthy, he is likely facing suspension, but may still be eligible t...

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2016 ADP:

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  8

HT: 6' 2"   WT: 217   DOB: 1/26/1991  College: Southern California  DRAFTED: 3rd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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T.J. McDonald Contract Information:

Signed a four-year contract with the Rams in June of 2013.

July 27, 2016  –  T.J. McDonald News

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McDonald has returned to the Rams after being excused from the team during OTA's for personal reasons, Steve Wyche of NFL Network reports.

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T.J. McDonald 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 22 StL 10 53 45 8 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 23 StL 16 104 84 20 2 7 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
2015 24 StL 11 63 39 24 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

T.J. McDonald – Playing Time Overview

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#3 Strong Safety

Snap Count Stats

772

Defensive Snaps in 2015

T.J. McDonald was on the field for 772 of his team's snaps on defense in 2015.

74

Special Teams Snaps in 2015

T.J. McDonald was on the field for 74 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2015.

Year Def ST
2013 585 75
2014 981 134
2015 772 74
T.J. McDonald 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 Sea 83 11 5 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 @Was 72 6 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
3 Pit 63 3 8 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 @Ari 74 8 6 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 @GB 62 8 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Cle 75 7 7 3 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
7 SF 62 5 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 @Min
9 Chi 65 8 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 @Bal 77 6 7 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 @Cin 59 5 5 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Ari 80 7 6 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Det
14 TB
15 @Sea
16 @SF

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 T.J. McDonald  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Safeties
Height:   6' 2"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   217 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.59 sec
WEAK
Shuttle Time:   4.20 sec
AVERAGE
Cone Drill:   6.89 sec
GOOD
Arm Length:   33.13 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.25 in
AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   40 in
ELITE
Broad Jump:   131 in
ELITE
Bench Press:   19 reps
GOOD
Los Angeles Rams Team Injury Report
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T.J. McDonald: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

McDonald was excused by Jeff Fisher from OTAs Wednesday and is unlikely to participate in the voluntary workouts with pending charges on suspicion of DUI, Rich Hammond of the Orange County Register reports.

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McDonald was arrested for driving under the influence after hitting a parked car Tuesday evening, the Los Angeles Times reports. "It wasn't alcohol," said police officer Mike Lopez.

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McDonald (shoulder) has been medically cleared for the Rams' offseason program, Myles Simmons of the team's official site reports.

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McDonald (shoulder) should be healthy enough to participate at some level in OTAs and training camp, Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com reports.

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McDonald will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery, KMOV 4 St. Louis reports.

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McDonald (foot) is active Sunday against the Bears.

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McDonald (foot) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Bears, Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

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McDonald (foot) wouldn't have practiced Thursday, if the Rams had held drills, Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2015

Big and athletic at 6-2, 217, McDonald quietly enjoyed a breakout season last year with triple-digit tackles. With no noteworthy safety additions in St. Louis following a 980-snap season, McDonald is locked into a three-down role again this year. Although he's more of an in-the-box safety than a playmaking threat, McDonald could stumble into some interceptions this year (one last year) behind one of the league's best front sevens that should have quarterbacks throwing under duress all season.

2014

McDonald missed six games with a fractured leg in 2013 but still tallied 53 tackles, a sack and an interception. He's slated as the starter to begin 2014, but there are a couple rookies coming in that could push him.

2013

Rookie TJ McDonald is expected to slide into the starting free safety role for the Rams.