Darnell Savage

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#26

Experience: 3 years

Height: 5-11

Age: 23

Weight: 198 lbs

College: Maryland

2020 SEASON

  • TCKLS
    56
  • SCK
    1
  • FF
    0
  • INT
    4
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Recent Games

WK OPP RESULT Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
17 @Bears W 35 - 16 10 8 2 0 0 0
16 Titans W 40 - 14 4 1 3 0 3 1 9 9 9 0 0
15 Panthers W 24 - 16 5 5 0 0 1 0
14 @Lions W 31 - 24 8 8 0 1 0 0
13 Eagles W 30 - 16 2 2 0 0 1 1 4 4 4 0 0
12 Bears W 41 - 25 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
11 @Colts L 31 - 34 4 2 2 0 1 0 1
10 Jaguars W 24 - 20 5 4 1 0 2 0
9 @49ers W 34 - 17 1 1 0 0 1 0
8 Vikings L 22 - 28 4 3 1 0 0 0
7 @Texans W 35 - 20
2 Lions W 42 - 21 4 2 2 0 0 0
6 @Buccaneers L 10 - 38 5 3 2 0 0 0
4 Falcons W 30 - 16 6 5 1 0 1 0
3 @Saints W 37 - 30 7 5 2 0 0 0
1 @Vikings W 43 - 34 5 3 2 0 0 0

Career Stats

Defense Career

SEASON TEAM G GS Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
2019 Green Bay Packers 14 14 52 39 13 0 5 2 37 18.5 28 0 2
2020 Green Bay Packers 15 15 71 52 19 1 12 4 13 3.3 9 0 0 1
TOTAL 29 29 123 91 32 1 0 17 6 50 8.3 28 0 2 1

Biography

  • Posted six interceptions in his first two seasons (2019-20), tied for No. 6 among NFL safeties over that span.
  • According to stathead.com, his six interceptions are the most by a Packer safety in their first two seasons since Tom Flynn (10) in 1984-85.
  • Is the first Packer safety to have two-plus interceptions in both of his first two NFL seasons since Aaron Rouse in 2007-08.
  • Among NFL safeties, finished the 2020 regular season No. 2 in passes defensed (12) and tied for No. 3 with four interceptions.
  • According to Sportradar, tied for No. 5 in the league among safeties (min. 800 def. snaps) with a burn percentage (defensive completions, burns, over defensive targets) of 57.9 pct. (22 burns on 38 targets).
  • Over the final six weeks of the 2020 regular season, he registered four interceptions, seven passes defensed, two tackles for a loss, two QB hits and a sack. His four INTs in Weeks 12-17 were tied for No. 1 in the NFL (Tyrann Mathieu and Xavien Howard).
  • Earned PFWA All-Rookie team honors in 2019 after starting all 14 games he appeared in and recording 61 tackles (41 solo), a tackle for a loss, a team-high two forced fumbles, two interceptions (tied for No. 2 on the team), seven passes defensed, a QB hit and two QB pressures.
  • Was the only NFL rookie to register multiple INTs and multiple forced fumbles in 2019 (according to Sportradar).
  • Became the first rookie safety to start for the Packers in Week 1 since Morgan Burnett in 2010.
  • Earned All-Big Ten honors from media and coaches in each of his final two seasons at Maryland, being named honorable mention in 2017 and second team in 2018.
  • Started all 36 games over his final three seasons with the Terrapins.
  • Became the first defensive player from Maryland to be chosen in the first round since LB Shawne Merriman was picked No. 12 overall by the San Diego Chargers in 2005.
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