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In 2018, started all 16 games…recorded career-highs in tackles (68), TFLs (12), QB hits (21) and forced fumbles (6), while adding three passes defensed…tallied 6.0 sacks through the first five weeks of the season, becoming the first Steeler with at least 6.0 sacks through the first five games of a season since 2009 (James Harrison, 6.0)…his six defensive forced fumbles tied as the second-most by a Steeler in a single season since 1994 (James Harrison, 2008: 7).
In 2017, started all 15 games he played in during the regular season and one playoff game…finished his rookie season with 7.0 sacks, second-most by a rookie in Steelers history, the most sacks among all NFL rookie linebackers, and tied for the second-most among all NFL rookies…was the only NFL linebacker to finish the regular season with at least 50 tackles (52), 5.0 sacks (7.0), five passes defensed (8) and one interception (1).
Ranks fourth among NFL linebackers with 20.0 sacks since he entered the NFL in 2017.
Is the first Steelers linebacker since 2013-14 (Jason Worilds) to record back-to-back seasons with at least 7.0 sacks.
His 20.0 sacks in his NFL career are the most by a Steeler in their first two seasons in the NFL with the team since sacks became an official statistic in 1982.
Drafted by the Steelers in the first round (30th overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft.