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A.J. Klein

25-Year-Old Linebacker – Carolina Panthers

2015 Defensive Stats

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55

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1

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1

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1

TD

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2016 Defensive Projections

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2016 Fantasy Football Outlook

In his third season, Klein started six games last year, partially as a result to injuries to Luke Kuechly, but finished with 55 stops, one sack and one interception. In doing so, he proved to be a cap...

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2016 ADP:

Bye Week:  7

HT: 6' 1"   WT: 240   DOB: 7/30/1991  College: Iowa State  DRAFTED: 5th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed with the Panthers in May of 2013.

October 25, 2015  –  A.J. Klein News

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Klein (concussion) is active for Sunday's game against the Eagles and will start in place of Shaq Thompson (knee), Max Henson of the Panthers' official website reports.

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A.J. Klein 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 Car 16 21 18 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 22 Car 14 39 25 14 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2015 23 Car 15 55 39 16 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

A.J. Klein – Playing Time Overview

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#2 Outside Linebacker

Snap Count Stats

318

Defensive Snaps in 2015

A.J. Klein was on the field for 318 of his team's snaps on defense in 2015.

283

Special Teams Snaps in 2015

A.J. Klein was on the field for 283 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2015.

Year Def ST
2013 129 241
2014 283 270
2015 318 283
A.J. Klein 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 @Jax 37 15 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Hou 58 9 4 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 NO 61 10 10 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 @TB 79 11 9 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 @Sea
6 Phi 2 20 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Ind 15 27 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 GB 1 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 @Ten 13 20 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Was 18 24 6 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 @Dal 13 18 5 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 @NO 1 26 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Atl 18 17 5 3 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
14 @NYG 0 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 @Atl 0 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 TB 2 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Sea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Playoffs Ari 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Playoffs @Den 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 A.J. Klein
As Compared To Other Linebackers
Height:   6' 1"
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Weight:   240 lbs
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Carolina Panthers Team Injury Report
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A.J. Klein: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Klein (concussion) is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Eagles.

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Klein (concussion) has been ruled out for Sunday's game in Seattle.

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Klein (concussion) was again limited in practice Thursday but expects to suit up Sunday at Seattle, Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer reports.

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Klein was limited in Wednesday's practice due to a concussion, David Newton of ESPN.com reports.

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Klein tied for a team-high 10 tackles (six solo) during Sunday's win over the Saints.

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Klein made four tackles (two solo) and intercepted a pass during Sunday's win over the Texans.

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Klein recorded six tackles (all solo) during Sunday's season opener against the Jaguars.

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Klein tallied a career-best seven tackles (four solo) during Sunday's loss to the Ravens.

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Klein started at strongside linebacker and posted three tackles (two solo) while also intercepting a pass in Sunday's preseason game against the Chiefs.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2015

Klein registered 39 tackles and two forced fumbles last season and is expected to compete with rookie first-rounder Shaq Thompson for the Panthers' third starting linebacker position next to Luke Kuechly and Thomas Davis this season.

2014

Klein excelled on special teams last season and also started two games at weakside linebacker, finishing his rookie year with 21 tackles and two sacks. He'll compete with Chase Blackburn for the Panthers' starting weakside position, while also backing up Luke Kuechly at middle linebacker this season.

2013

The rookie from Iowa State will serve as a reserve linebacker this season.