Preston Smith

LB

#91

Experience: 5 years

Height: 6-5

Age: 27

Weight: 265 lbs

College: Mississippi State

2019 SEASON

  • TCKLS
    30
  • SCK
    10.5
  • FF
    1
  • INT
    1

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WK OPP RESULT Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
13 @Giants W 31 - 13 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 @49ers L 8 - 37 3 1 2 0.5 0 0
10 Panthers W 24 - 16 6 5 1 2 0 0
9 @Chargers L 11 - 26 7 5 2 1 0 0
8 @Chiefs W 31 - 24 4 4 0 0 0 0
7 Raiders W 42 - 24 1 0 1 0 0 0
6 Lions W 23 - 22 4 2 2 1.5 0 0
5 @Cowboys W 34 - 24 4 3 1 1 1 0
4 Eagles L 27 - 34 2 1 1 0 0 0
3 Broncos W 27 - 16 5 4 1 3 0 1
2 Vikings W 21 - 16 3 2 1 0 1 1 5 5 5 0 0
1 @Bears W 10 - 3 5 2 3 1.5 1 0

Career Stats

Defense Career

SEASON TEAM G GS Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
2015 Washington Redskins 16 2 33 22 11 8 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 1
2016 Washington Redskins 16 16 36 20 16 4.5 0 3 1 22 22 22 0 0 0
2017 Washington Redskins 16 16 39 28 11 8 3 2 26 13 18 0 1 1
2018 Washington Redskins 16 16 48 25 23 4 0 3 1 3 3 3 0 0 1
2019 Green Bay Packers 12 12 44 29 15 10.5 3 1 5 5 5 0 1
TOTAL 76 62 200 124 76 35 0 16 5 56 11.2 22 0 5 3

Biography

Pro Highlights:

  • Was the only player in the NFL to register 20-plus sacks, four-plus interceptions and four-plus forced fumbles from 2015-18. Became the first NFL player to do it over a four-year span since former Packers LB Clay Matthews (2011-14).
  • With two seasons with eight sacks (2015 and 2017), was tied for the third-most seasons by a linebacker with eight-plus sacks from 2015-18 (Ryan Kerrigan and Von Miller: four), according to pro-football-reference.com.
  • One of only seven linebackers in the NFL to register at least one interception in each of the last three seasons (2016-18).
  • Registered 59 QB hits from 2015-18, No. 2 on Washington behind only Kerrigan (69).
  • Started all 16 games for the third consecutive season in 2018 and registered a career-best 53 tackles (30 solo).
  • In 2017, tied his career high with eight sacks and was one of six players, and one of only three defensive players (Kerrigan, D.J. Swearinger), to start all 16 games for Washington.
  • Added two INTs in 2017, making him the first NFL linebacker since Ravens LB Terrell Suggs in 2011 to register eight-plus sacks and two-plus INTs in a season.
  • According to pro-football-reference.com, was one of seven linebackers to register four-plus sacks (4½) and at least one interception (one) in 2016.
  • Led all NFL rookies in sacks in 2015, the first member of the Redskins to do so since LB Brian Orakpo in 2009.
  • Dating back to 1982, recorded the second-most sacks (eight) by a Redskins rookie behind the 11 that Orakpo registered in 2009.

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