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Anthony Chickillo
LB #56
Height:
6-3
Weight:
255
Age:
24
College:
Miami (FL)
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2016):

TCKL
29
SCK
2.5
FF
2
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 35 25 10 2.5 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 3 1
2016 PIT 15 7 29 21 8 2.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 2 --
2015 PIT 7 0 6 4 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1

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Biography

PRO (22-7/3-0): Promoted to the Steelers’ active roster from the Steelers’ practice squad on September 30, 2015…signed to the Steelers’ practice squad on September 7, 2015…released by the Steelers on September 6, 2015…originally drafted by the Steelers in the sixth round (212th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.

2016 (15-7/1-0): Inactive due to an ankle injury for the AFC Wild Card Game 1/8 vs. Miami and the AFC Divisional Playoff 1/15 at Kansas City…recorded five special teams tackles during the regular season (one, 9/12 at Washington, 10/2 vs. Kansas City, 11/20 at Cleveland, 11/24 at Indianapolis and 12/11 at Buffalo).

  • 10/9 vs. N.Y. Jets: Recorded his first career sack and forced fumble, taking down QB Ryan Fitzpatrick.
  • 10/16 at Miami: Started his first career game.
  • 11/6 at Baltimore: Split a sack with LB Ryan Shazier…set a single-game career-high with six tackles.
  • 11/13 vs. Dallas: Recorded a strip sack of QB Dak Prescott that was recovered by Shazier.

PRO (22-7/3-0): Promoted to the Steelers’ active roster from the Steelers’ practice squad on September 30, 2015…signed to the Steelers’ practice squad on September 7, 2015…released by the Steelers on September 6, 2015…originally drafted by the Steelers in the sixth round (212th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.

2016 (15-7/1-0): Inactive due to an ankle injury for the AFC Wild Card Game 1/8 vs. Miami and the AFC Divisional Playoff 1/15 at Kansas City…recorded five special teams tackles during the regular season (one, 9/12 at Washington, 10/2 vs. Kansas City, 11/20 at Cleveland, 11/24 at Indianapolis and 12/11 at Buffalo).

  • 10/9 vs. N.Y. Jets: Recorded his first career sack and forced fumble, taking down QB Ryan Fitzpatrick.
  • 10/16 at Miami: Started his first career game.
  • 11/6 at Baltimore: Split a sack with LB Ryan Shazier…set a single-game career-high with six tackles.
  • 11/13 vs. Dallas: Recorded a strip sack of QB Dak Prescott that was recovered by Shazier.

          2015 (7-0/2-0): Appeared in seven games during the regular season…saw action in both postseason games…recorded six special teams tackles (two, 1/3 at Cleveland, and one, 10/25 at Kanas City, 11/8 vs. Oakland, 11/15 vs. Cleveland and 12/6 vs. Indianapolis)…added to the Steelers’ active roster from the team’s practice squad on September 30, 2015…inactive 10/1 vs. Baltimore, 10/12 at San Diego, 11/29 at Seattle, 12/13 at Cincinnati, 12/20 vs. Denver and 12/27 at Baltimore.

          • 10/18 vs. Arizona: Made his NFL debut.
          • 11/8 vs. Oakland: Recovered his first career fumble on special teams that was forced by FB Roosevelt Nix…the Steelers scored on their ensuing drive to take a 35-21 lead.
          • 1/3 at Cleveland: Forced his first career fumble on special teams that was recovered by CB Brandon Boykin.

          COLLEGE: Started 47-of-50 games at Miami (Fla.) from 2011-2014…recorded 170 tackles, 25.0 TFLs, 15.5 sacks, two forced fumbles, five fumble recoveries and five pass breakups…totaled single-season career highs in tackles (46), TFLs (7.5) and sacks (3.5) in 2013…earned All-ACC honorable mention honors in 2012…finished third in the ACC Defensive Rookie of the Year Award voting as a freshman in 2011…majored in sports administration with a minor in broadcast journalism.

          PERSONAL: Attended Alonso High School (Tampa, Fla.) for his junior and senior seasons…was a five-star prospect according to Rivals.com and ESPN…was named MVP of 2011 Under Armour All-American game at Tropicana Field in Tampa Bay…totaled 140 tackles, 18.0 sacks and two interceptions as a senior…as a junior, finished with 80 tackles, 12.5 sacks, six pass break-ups, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery…son of Joan and Tony Chickillo…Full name: Anthony Louis Nicholas Chickillo.