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#59 LB

Whitney Mercilus

Height:
6' 4"
Weight:
258 lbs
Age:
25
Born:
Jul 21, 1990
Birth Place:
Akron,
Experience:
4 years
College:
Illinois
Tckl FF FR Sck Int
2014 Regular Season
50 2 0 5.0 0

Houston Texans

Stats Vs. Recent Opponent

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Stats Summary

  Tackles Interceptions Fumbles
Season GP Tckl Solo Ast Sck Stf StfYds Int Yds Avg Lng TD PD FF
Career Regular 47 122 79 38 18.0 10 18.5 0 0 0.0 - 0 1 4
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Stats Legend

GP
Games played
Tckl
Total tackles
Solo
Solo tackles
Ast
Assisted tackles
Sck
Sacks
Stf
Stuffs
StfYds
Stuff yards
Int
Interceptions
Yds
Yards
Avg
Average Yards
Lng
Longest
TD
Touchdowns
PD
Passes defensed
FF
Forced fumbles
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Latest Player News

The Houston Texans signed Mercilus to a four-year contract extension on Monday.

A first-round draft pick in 2012, Mercilus has appeared in 47 games (33 starts) and has made 139 tackles, 18 sacks, 21 tackles for loss, forced four fumbles and had one fumble recovery. Last season, Mercilus had 50 tackles and five sacks. Playing on the opposite side from NFL Defensive Player of the Year J.J. Watt, Mercilus was set to make $1.43 million this year under his rookie contract. The Texans chose to rework the contract with the extension.

Overall NFL Ranking

Season Tckl FF FR Sck Int
Regular (to date) 236th 38th 290th 74th 278th
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Stats Legend

Tckl
Total tackles
FF
Forced fumbles
FR
Fumble recoveries
Sck
Sacks
Int
Interceptions
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