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Joe Haden
CB #21
Height:
5-11
Weight:
195
Age:
28
College:
Florida
Hometown:
Fort Washington, MD
Experience:
8

Quick Stats (2017):

TCKL
7
SCK
1.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 384 311 73 3.0 0 101 19 231 -- 62 1 4 4
2017 PIT 2 2 7 5 2 1.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2016 CLE 13 13 48 37 11 0.0 -- 11 3 9 3 9 0 0 --
2015 CLE 5 5 22 18 4 0.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2014 CLE 15 15 73 58 15 0.0 -- 20 3 0 -- 0 0 1 2
2013 CLE 15 15 54 43 11 0.0 0 20 4 57 14.3 29 1 0 --
2012 CLE 11 11 51 40 11 0.0 -- 10 3 64 21.3 50 0 1 --
2011 CLE 15 15 65 53 12 1.0 -- 19 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
2010 CLE 16 7 64 57 7 1.0 -- 18 6 101 16.8 62 0 1 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @CLE W 21-18 6 4 2 1.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 MIN W 26-9 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Two-time Pro Bowl selection and served as a Pro Bowl captain in 2014.
  • According to press box totals, his 101 passes defensed rank second since he entered the NFL in 2010.
  • Named second-team Associated Press All-Pro in 2013.
  • Named the inaugural recipient of the Browns NFL Sportsmanship Award in 2014.
  • Browns' 2016 recipient of the Ed Block Courage Award

PRO (92-83): Signed with the Steelers on August 31, 2017...released by the Browns on August 30, 2017...placed on Browns’ Reserved/Injured list on December 14, 2015...re-signed a five-year extension with the Browns on May 13, 2014...NFL suspension was lifted on October 8, 2012...placed on the Browns’ Reserve/Suspended by Commissioner List on September 10, 2012...originally drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the first-round (7th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft.

2017 (2-2/0-0): Signed with the Steelers on August 31, 2017.

  • 9/10 vs. Cleveland: Made his Steelers debut, appearing in the 91st game of his NFL regular-season career and posted six tackles and 1.0 sack...brought down Cleveland QB DeShone Kizer for a sack of three yards to end the first half – his first sack with the Steelers – third of his NFL career – and first since Sept. 11, 2011 (with Cleveland).

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Two-time Pro Bowl selection and served as a Pro Bowl captain in 2014.
  • According to press box totals, his 101 passes defensed rank second since he entered the NFL in 2010.
  • Named second-team Associated Press All-Pro in 2013.
  • Named the inaugural recipient of the Browns NFL Sportsmanship Award in 2014.
  • Browns' 2016 recipient of the Ed Block Courage Award

PRO (92-83): Signed with the Steelers on August 31, 2017...released by the Browns on August 30, 2017...placed on Browns’ Reserved/Injured list on December 14, 2015...re-signed a five-year extension with the Browns on May 13, 2014...NFL suspension was lifted on October 8, 2012...placed on the Browns’ Reserve/Suspended by Commissioner List on September 10, 2012...originally drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the first-round (7th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft.

2017 (2-2/0-0): Signed with the Steelers on August 31, 2017.

  • 9/10 vs. Cleveland: Made his Steelers debut, appearing in the 91st game of his NFL regular-season career and posted six tackles and 1.0 sack...brought down Cleveland QB DeShone Kizer for a sack of three yards to end the first half – his first sack with the Steelers – third of his NFL career – and first since Sept. 11, 2011 (with Cleveland).

2016 (13-13) (CLE): Received the Ed Block Courage Award in December, given annually to a member of each of the 32 NFL teams who exemplifies the qualities of courage, compassion, commitment and community...in January, was named a Special Olympics Global Ambassador, becoming the first professional football player to ever hold that distinction...started all 13 games in which he appeared...totaled 48 tackles, three interceptions and 11 passes defensed on the season...intercepted QB Joe Flacco twice...added four passes defensed vs. Baltimore (9/18)...racked up a season-high seven tackles vs. New England (10/9)...intercepted Flacco for a third time on the season at Baltimore (11/10)...he was the only player to record three interceptions from the same quarterback in 2016.

2015 (5-5) (CLE): Started all five games in which he appeared...registered 22 tackles, two passes defensed and one fumble recovery...placed on Reserved/Injured list on December 14, 2015 due to a concussion...during a 28-14 victory in the Browns’ home opener, totaled six tackles, one pass defensed and one fumble recovery vs. Tennessee (9/20).

2014 (15-15) (CLE): Named to his second career Pro Bowl and served as team captain...along with Tashaun Gipson and Donte Whitner, marked the first time in team history that the club had three defensive backs selected to the Pro Bowl the same year...led the team and finished second in the NFL with 20 passes defensed...added a career-high 73 tackles, three interceptions, two fumble recoveries and one forced fumble on the season...along with Buster Skrine (18), made the Browns the only NFL team with multiple players accruing 18+ passes defensed...named the inaugural recipient of the Browns NFL Sportsmanship Award...helped the Browns finish first in the NFL in opponent passer rating (74.1) and passes defensed (99)...in a 24-3 primetime win, amassed three tackles, two passes defensed and one fumble recovery, helping the Browns defense limit the Bengals to 79 net passing yards, second fewest by an NFL team in 2014, at Cincinnati (11/6)...posted a career-high 13 tackles and intercepted QB Ryan Mallett in end zone vs. Houston (11/16)...during a 26-24 win, registered five solo tackles and picked off QB Matt Ryan in the end zone, his second interception in as many games, at Atlanta (11/23)...recorded one solo tackle, one interception, two passes defensed and one blocked field goal, becoming the first NFL player to record an interception and blocked field goal in game since Michael Griffin in 2012 at Buffalo (11/3).

2013 (15-15) (CLE): Earned his first Pro Bowl selection...named an AP second-team All-Pro honoree...named to the All-AFC team by the Pro Football Writers of America (PFWA)...started 15 games and registered 60 tackles, four interceptions, one interception returned for a touchdown and 20 passes defensed...ranked second on team in interceptions and passes defensed...recorded four interceptions from Weeks 9-17, tied for the most in the NFL during that stretch...According to STATS LLC, he and Buster Skrine made the Browns one of only two teams (Ravens) with two players posting 19+ passes defensed...limited Pro Bowl WR Calvin Johnson to three receptions for 25 yards vs. Detroit (10/13)...recorded two passes defensed and held WR Dwayne Bowe to one reception, marking only the 10th game in the wide receiver’s first 96 career games with one or fewer at Kansas City (10/27)...posted his first career multiple-interception game (two) and first interception returned for a touchdown (29 yards) at Cincinnati (11/17).

2012 (11-11) (CLE): Started all 11 games in which he appeared...registered 51 tackles, 11 passes defensed, three interceptions and one forced fumble...interception total tied for first on the team...suspended for games 2-5 by the NFL for violating the league’s policy on performance enhancing substances...intercepted a Michael Vick pass and returned it 50 yards during the season opener vs. Philadelphia 9/9...intercepted an Andy Dalton pass, returning it 14 yards, and added three passes defensed at Cincinnati (10/14)...recorded a season-high eight tackles at San Diego (10/28)...recorded one interception and forced one fumble vs. Pittsburgh (11/25).

2011 (15-15) (CLE): Started 15 games in which he appeared...helped the Browns finish second in the NFL in pass defense, Cleveland’s highest finish in that category since 1962...led team with 19 passes defensed, a figure that ranked sixth in the NFL and fourth in the AFC...posted 65 tackles, one sack, a fumble recovery and a forced fumble...named to USA Today’s All-Joe Team for unheralded prime performers in 2011...tallied three tackles, a sack and a career-high five pass defenses vs. Cincinnati (9/11)...registered a season-high eight tackles and forced a fumble at Pittsburgh (12/8)...recorded the first fumble recovery of his career and tacked on four tackles vs. Pittsburgh (1/1).

2010 (16-7) (CLE): Played in all 16 games with seven starts...collected 56 tackles, six interceptions for 101 yards, a team-best 18 pass breakups, a sack and a forced fumble on defense...on special teams, added eight tackles and four kickoff returns for a 24.0-yard average...key member of a punt coverage unit that allowed an average of 7.1 yards per return, a figure that was fifth-best in the NFL, while they also downed 29 punts inside the 20...named to the Sporting News All-Rookie team, the PFW/PFWA All-Rookie defense team and the USA Today’s All-Joe Team for unheralded prime performers in 2010...one of five finalists for the Pepsi Rookie of the Year award...interception total led the team, tied for fifth in the NFL and was the second-highest figure among NFL rookies (New England’s Devin McCourty, seven)...had an interception in four straight weeks (9-12), the first Brown to do so since Ernie Kellerman in 1968...his six interceptions were the most by a Browns rookie since Anthony Henry had 10 in 2001...his interception total tied with Ken Gorgal and Bert Rechichar for the fourth-highest figure by a Browns rookie...named NFL Defensive Rookie of the Month for November after registering 15 tackles, seven passes defensed and three interceptions...made his NFL debut and registered two tackles and one pass breakup at Tampa Bay (9/12)...recorded four tackles, one pass defensed and two special teams tackles vs. Cincinnati (10/3)...recorded his first career interception and returned it for 62 yards at Pittsburgh (10/17)...posted five tackles, an interception and a season-high four passes defensed as the Browns held the Dolphins to 167 net passing yards at Miami (12/5)...registered five tackles and an interception...came up with the first sack of his career as well as a forced fumble vs. Baltimore (12/26).

COLLEGE: Started all 40 career games at the University of Florida (2007-09) before entering the NFL prior to his senior season...recorded 218 tackles, 3.5 sacks and eight interceptions for 166 yards...added 34 passes defensed, three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and one blocked field goal...in his final season, was a unanimous first-team All-American, first-team All-Southeastern Conference selection and a finalist for the Jim Thorpe Award, presented annually to the top defensive back in college football...tied for third on the team with 68 tackles, while adding three sacks, two forced fumbles, four interceptions and five special teams tackles in 2009...helped the Gators own the fourth-best pass defense in the nation (152.8 yards per game)...earned second-team All-SEC honors in 2008, after ranking second on the team with a career-high 87 tackles, one half sack, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery, one blocked kick and three interceptions...returned an interception 88 yards to tie for the fourth-longest interception return in team history...after two position changes (from QB to WR to DB) prior to playing in his first collegiate contest, he became the first true freshman in Florida history to start at cornerback in his first career game...earned Freshman All-America first- team and SEC All-Freshman team honors after recording 63 tackles, one fumble recovery and one interception...sociology major.

PERSONAL: Born Joseph Walter Haden III...native of Fort Washington, Md...son of Joe and Zakiya Haden...the oldest of five brothers, whose names all begin with the letter J (Josh, Jordan, Jacob and Jonathon)...was the first college football player in his family, as two of his younger brothers (Josh and Jordan) played collegiately at the University of Toledo...younger brother, Jacob, is a Special Olympics athlete...attended Friendly High School in Md...a four-year starter at quarterback who set a Maryland public school record with 7,371 career passing yards, while tying the career mark for touchdown passes with 80...passed for 2,783 yards with 38 touchdowns, while rushing for 899...active in the Cleveland community and founded the “Haden Nation” ticket program, which provided tickets, apparel and food for the Children’s Hunger Alliance and Fatima Family Center...promptly made a charitable donation to the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, helping provide 40,000 meals for families in Northeast Ohio area after signing his contract extension with the Browns through the 2019 season...founder of the Joe Haden Elite Football Experience sports camp benefitting boys grades 3-8...has a foundation in memory of his grandmother called Aunt Berta which benefits kids in need...hosted a celebrity softball tournament in 2014 and 2015 with proceeds benefiting Special Olympics, local youth sports and educational programs...interacts with fans through his social media account, where he has provided meals at restaurants, sponsored youth leagues and attended the Independence High School prom in 2012...has more than 1,200 pairs of shoes in his collection, lists his favorite pair as Nike Air Mag, which was the shoe Marty McFly wore during the movie Back to the Future II...opened a sneaker store, The Restock Cleveland, in November 2014...married his wife Sarah in 2013...the couple welcomed their first son, Joe, in September of 2016.

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