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Tavon Wilson

27-Year-Old Safety – Detroit Lions

2017 Defensive Stats

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2017 Defensive Projections

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2017 Fantasy Football Outlook

The 2016 season was Wilson's first in Detroit after spending the first four years of his career with the Patriots. The former second-round draft pick eventually beat out Rafael Bush to secure the Lion...

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2017 ADP:

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  7

STATUS:  OUT  (IR)     INJURY:  Shoulder
HT: 6' 0"   WT: 212   DOB: 3/19/1990
College: Illinois  DRAFTED: 2nd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed with the Lions in March of 2016.

November 27, 2017  –  Tavon Wilson News

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Wilson (shoulder) was officially placed on injured reserve Monday.

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Tavon Wilson 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
2009 19 CFB 12 - - - - 1 0 - - - - - -
2010 20 CFB 13 - - - - 1 0 - - - - - -
2011 21 CFB 12 - - - - 1 1 - - - - - -
2012 22 NE 16 36 25 11 0 6 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
2013 23 NE 13 3 3 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 24 NE 16 22 19 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 25 NE 9 13 10 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 26 DET 15 89 74 15 1 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
2017 27 DET 10 55 42 13 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Tavon Wilson – Playing Time Overview

Depth Chart Status   (See Full Depth Chart)

#3 Strong Safety

Snap Count Stats

545

Defensive Snaps in 2017

Tavon Wilson was on the field for 545 of his team's snaps on defense in 2017.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2017

Tavon Wilson was on the field for 4 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2017.

Year Def ST
2015 83 155
2016 708 56
2017 545 4
Tavon Wilson 2017 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 Ari 74 0 3 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 @NYG 23 1 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Atl
4 @Min 25 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
5 Car 66 0 10 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 @NO 65 0 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 BYE Bye Week
8 Pit 64 0 11 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 @GB 47 1 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Cle 75 0 7 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 @Chi 62 0 7 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Min 44 0 3 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 @Bal
14 @TB
15 Chi
16 @Cin
17 GB

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 Tavon Wilson
As Compared To Other Safeties
Height:   6' 0"
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Weight:   212 lbs
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Detroit Lions Team Injury Report
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Emmett Cleary  Inact
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Zac Kerin  IR
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Bradley Marquez  Inact
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Travis Swanson  Inact
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Tavon Wilson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Wilson (shoulder) will be placed on injured reserve this week, ending his season, Justin Rogers of The Detroit News reports.

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Wilson suffered a shoulder injury against the Vikings on Thursday, Justin Rogers of The Detroit News reports.

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Wilson accrued seven tackles and one sack during Sunday's 38-24 victory over the Browns.

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Wilson racked up a game-high 11 tackles (seven solo) against the Steelers on Sunday.

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Wilson logged 10 tackles and three tackles for loss during Sunday's 27-24 loss to the Panthers.

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Wilson (shoulder) is active for Sunday's tilt against Minnesota, Tim Twentyman of the Lions' official site reports.

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Wilson (shoulder) is questionable to play Sunday against the Vikings.

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Wilson (shoulder) is ruled out for Sunday's game against the Falcons.

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Wilson is questionable to return to Monday night's matchup against the Giants due to a shoulder injury, Lions' beat writer Tim Twentyman reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

Wilson signed with the Lions to presumably fill the teamís vacancy at free safety, but fellow free-agent acquiree Rafael Bush appears to have won that job. Subsequently, Wilson will be relegated to a role in nickel packages and likely wonít see enough playing time to flash any IDP appeal.

2015

With Devin McCourty and Patrick Chung set to start at safty for the Patriots, Wilson -- a 2012 second-rounder, who recorded 22 tackles last season, will look to stick around as in a reserve/special teams role.

2014

Provides the Patriots with depth at free safety, but no lock to secure a big role after recording just three tackles last season, his second as a pro.

2013

Wilson, considered by most a major second-round reach in 2012, played both corner and safety in college, given him the sort of versatility the Patriots covet. He'll begin the 2013 season as a reserve. As a rookie, he racked up 41 tackles, including 10 in Week 5, when he drew a spot start. He's one to watch if injuries hit the New England secondary.

2012

The Patriots selected Wilson in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft, 48th overall, which was viewed by many as a reach. Still, he's penciled in as the team's backup strong safety behind the productive (when healthy) Patrick Chung.