Led the Steelers in tackles in 2018 (79) and 2017 (90)... in 2016, received the Joe Greene Great Performance Award, given annually to the team’s top rookie... named to Gil Brandt’s NFL All-Rookie Team in 2016.
Led the team in tackles in 2017 (90: career high) and 2018 (79).
In 2016, received the Joe Greene Great Performance Award, given annually to the team’s top rookie.
Named to Gil Brandt’s NFL All-Rookie Team in 2016.
PRO (47-40/4-4): Drafted by the Steelers in the second round (58th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft.
2018 (15-15/0-0): Started 15-of-15 games played…was inactive due to a quadricep injury for one game (12/30/18 vs. Cincinnati)…led the team in tackles for the second straight season with 79 (58 solo)…was second on the team with seven passes defensed and added one interception.
9/9 at Cleveland: Recorded 5 tackles (4 solo) and two passes defensed.
9/24 at Tampa Bay: Tied for the team high in tackles (6 / 5 solo) and added one pass defensed.
9/30 vs.Baltimore: Finished with 6 tackles (3 solo).
11/4 at Baltimore: Led all defenders and tied a career high with 8 solo tackles.
11/18 at Jacksonville: Recorded 8 tackles for the second straight week (6 solo).
12/2 vs.L.A. Chargers: Finished the game with a season-high 9 tackles (6 solo) and one pass defensed.
12/16 vs.New England: Recorded 6 tackles (3 solo) and one pass defensed.
12/23 at New Orleans: Totaled 5 tackles (5 solo), two passes defensed and an interception...picked off QB Taysom Hill in Pittsburgh’s end zone in the first quarter.
2017 (16-16/1-1): Started all 16 regular season games and the team’s lone postseason contest…led the team with a career-high 90 tackles…added three interceptions returned for 76 yards, 1.0 sack, 8 passes defensed and one forced fumble…his 90 tackles ranked eighth in the league among defensive backs…became the first defensive back to lead the team in tackles since 2011 (Ryan Clark).
9/17 vs.Minnesota: Tied for the team lead in tackles with 8 (7 solo).
10/15 at Kansas City: Led the Steelers and tied for the game high with 8 tackles (6 solo).
10/22 vs.Cincinnati: Credited with a forced fumble in the third quarter – the first forced fumble of his NFL career.
10/29 at Detroit: Recorded 6 tackles (5 solo) and matched a single-season career high of 5 passes defensed (2016).
11/12 at Indianapolis: Led the Steelers in tackles with 7 (6 solo), including a TFL.
11/16 vs.Tennessee: Posted the fourth interception of the game for the Steelers’ defense – his first of 2017.
12/10 vs.Baltimore: Recorded a team-high and career-best 12 tackles (8 solo), en route to setting a new single-season career high for tackles with 73 (2016: 69)...picked off QB Joe Flacco at Pittsburgh’s 6-yard line on the Ravens’ first offensive possession…the interception was the second of 2017, setting a new single-season career high.
12/17 vs.New England: Led all defenders with 10 total tackles (7 solo) – the second game of his NFL career with at least 10 tackles and his second consecutive.
12/31 vs.Cleveland: Posted his first sack and his third interception of the season and finished the game with 3 tackles (2 solo)...posted a 12-yard sack of QB Deshone Kizer on the team’s first drive...intercepted Kizer in the fourth quarter, his third interception of the year.
AFC Divisional Playoff 1/14 vs. Jacksonville: Led Pittsburgh’s defense with 12 total tackles (9 solo).
2016 (16-9/3-3): Saw action in 16 games with nine starts during the regular season…his 69 tackles during the regular season were good for fourth on the team…added 1 special teams tackle during the regular season (11/6 at Baltimore)…started all three postseason contests.
9/12 at Washington: Started in his first NFL debut…became the first Steelers’ rookie defensive back to start a season opener since 1997 (Chad Scott, 8/31 vs. Dallas).
12/4 vs. N.Y. Giants: Recorded his first career interception, picking off QB Eli Manning in the fourth quarter.
12/11 at Buffalo: Recorded his first career half-sack.
1/1 vs. Cleveland: Registered his first career full sack, taking down QB Robert Griffin III…recovered a Griffin fumble, his first career fumble recovery on defense…led the team with a single-game career-high 9 tackles.
AFC Championship Game 1/22 at New England: Sacked QB Tom Brady in the fourth quarter, marking his first career postseason sack.
COLLEGE: Appeared in 50 games with 40 starts at Maryland (2012-15)…finished with 318 tackles, 10.0 TFLs, 2.5 sacks, five interceptions, seven forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries…earned 2015 honorable mention All-Big Ten honors, as he led the nation with five forced fumbles, which were the second-most in a single season in school history…in 2014, ranked fourth in the Big Ten overall and first in the Big Ten among defensive backs in tackles (115)…led the team with 102 tackles in 2013…majored in communications.
PERSONAL: Attended the Maret School (Washington, D.C.)…totaled 87 tackles, three forced fumbles and three interceptions as a senior, while rushing for 823 yards with seven rushing touchdowns, to go along with 601 receiving yards with five receiving touchdowns…also returned three kickoffs and two punts for scores in his high school career…son of Sean Sr. and Lisa Davis…Full name: Sean Eric Davis, Jr.