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Players

Jo-Lonn Dunbar
OLB #54
Height:
6-0
Weight:
235
College:
Boston College
Hometown:
Syracuse, N.Y.
Experience:
8
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 100 360 277 83 6.5 0 15 2 0 63 -- 42
2015 NO 3 11 5 6 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2015 STL 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 STL 16 36 29 7 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2013 STL 12 39 33 6 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012 STL 16 115 91 24 4.5 -- 5 2 0 63 31.5 42
2011 NO 16 79 57 22 1 -- 6 -- -- -- -- --
2010 NO 13 40 32 8 1 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2009 NO 9 20 13 7 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2008 NO 15 20 17 3 0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --

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NFL CAREER – This eight-year pro who returned to New Orleans who originally signed him in 2008 as an undrafted free agent, has played in 96 games with 63 starts...Dunbar has posted  career totals of 426 tackles (274 solo), 6.5 sacks, two interceptions, 17 passes defensed, five forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and 40 special teams tackles with the Saints and St. Louis Rams. In 2014, the upstate New York native played in 15 games for the Rams with 10 starts and finished with 52 stops (30 solo).


NFL CAREER – This eight-year pro who returned to New Orleans who originally signed him in 2008 as an undrafted free agent, has played in 96 games with 63 starts...Dunbar has posted  career totals of 426 tackles (274 solo), 6.5 sacks, two interceptions, 17 passes defensed, five forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and 40 special teams tackles with the Saints and St. Louis Rams. In 2014, the upstate New York native played in 15 games for the Rams with 10 starts and finished with 52 stops (30 solo).

 

CAREER TRANSACTIONS – Signed with the New Orleans Saints, 10/30/15; Released by the St. Louis Rams, 10/28/15; Re-signed with Rams, 10/6/15; Released by Rams, 9/5/15; Re-signed with the Rams, 10/1/13;Released by the Rams, 9/3/13;Signed with St. Louis (4/2/12); Re-signed with the Saints, 7/29/11; Placed on injured reserve by the Saints; 12/8/09; Signed to active roster from practice squad by the Saints, 9/6/08; Signed by the Saints to the practice squad, 9/1/08; Waived by the Saints, 8/31/08; Signed by New Orleans to a three-year contract as an undrafted free agent, 4/30/08.

 

2015 – Inactive in two contests for St. Louis. 2014 – Finished the season with 52 tackles (30 solo)...Vs. Dallas, Sept. 21, started at linebacker and recorded six tackles

(two solo)....At Philadelphia, Oct. 5, Started at linebacker and recorded a season-high nine tackles (five solo). 2013 – Notched 54 tackles (38 solo)...At Houston, Oct. 13, made first start of 2013 and tallied 10 tackles (six solo)...At Carolina, Oct. 20, saw action on defense and notched seven tackles (four solo)...Vs. Tampa Bay, Dec. 22, started at linebacker and tallied six tackles (four solo) and one quarterback pressure. 2012 – Started 16 games...Finished second among Rams with career-high 157 tackles...Posted 4.5 sacks, two interceptions and led Rams with 23 tackles for loss in first season in St. Louis...Established new personal-bests in single-season total tackles and solos with 157 total (112 solo)...At Detroit, Sept. 9, started at WLB in his Rams’ debut and logged an interception from QB Matt Stafford in the second quarter and returned it 42 yards to the Detroit 44-yard line...Registered eight tackles (five solo), including two for a loss...also tallied a pass defensed...Vs. Washington, Sept. 16, Started at weakside linebacker...Finished second for team lead with 12 tackles (nine solo)...Vs. Arizona, Oct. 4, started at WLB and tallied his first sack as Ram when he took down Cardinals QB Kevin Kolb...Tallied nine tackles (five solo), added two passes defensed and also made a special teams tackle...at Miami, Oct. 14, started at WLB...Sacked QB Ryan Tannehill for a seven-yard loss, his second consecutive game with a sack...Tallied second sack on Tannehill, to mark first career multi-sack game and also logged seven tackles (six solo) and added four quarterback pressures and one forced fumble...Vs. New

England, Oct. 28, Started at WLB...Led team in tackles with 11 (nine solo)...Added a special teams tackle...At Arizona, Nov. 25, started at WLB...Established personal best in solo tackles with 11 (12 total), including one for loss...vs. San Francisco, Dec. 2,, started at linebacker...Split a sack with DE William Hayes on 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick for a loss of seven yards...Logged career-high 16 tackles (11 solo), including four tackles for loss...Also added a pass defensed and two quarterback hits...At Buffalo, Dec. 9, started and intercepted QB Ryan Fitzpatrick with 21 seconds left in to seal win...Also recorded eight tackles (four solo), a pass batted down and a special teams tackle...At Tampa Bay, Dec. 23. started at linebacker...Led the team in tackles with 14 (11 solo)...Added one quarterback pressure and one quarterback hit...At Seattle, Dec. 30, started...Led team in tackles with 13 (eight solo), including two for loss and added one sack, one quarterback hit and one caused fumble. 2011 – Played in 16 games with 14 starts, opening five in place of an injured Jonathan Vilma at MLB and the other nine at strongside linebacker…Ranked third on the team with 90 tackles (56 solo), one sack, seven pass defenses, two forced fumbles and two special teams stops… Vs. Houston, Sept. 25, made first start of season in the middle in place of an injured Vilma…Led team with a season-high 12 tackles (eight solo) and two pass defenses...Returned to MLB spot in Vilma’s place for a three-game stretch vs. Tampa Bay, Nov. 6, a period when he recorded 26 tackles and two forced fumbles…Vs. N.Y. Giants, Nov. 28, registered 10 tackles (five solo) and one forced fumble…At Tennessee, Dec. 11, started at SLB and recorded seven tackles (five solo), two pass defenses…Sacked Titans QB Jake Locker at the New Orleans eight-yard line on the last play of the game to preserve the victory. 2010 – Played in 13 games with eight starts…Recorded 50 tackles (28 solo), a sack, two pass defenses, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and four special teams stops…Made four tackles (three solo) from starting spot and forced a fumble at Tampa Bay, Oct. 17…Started at Atlanta, Dec. 27 and led team with eight tackles (five solo)…Made four tackles and recovered a fumble vs. Tampa Bay, 1/2/11. 2009 – Started three games and appeared in nine prior to be being placed on injured reserve, (12/8) with injured hamstring…Had 16 tackles (eight solo) and 12 special teams tackles…Inactive for three-game stretch early (at Buffalo, Sept 27-vs. NY Giants, Oct. 18) with hamstring injury…Returned at Miami, Oct. 25 and posted one tackle, knocked down a pass and added a special teams stop…Vs. Atlanta, Nov. 2, Started at linebacker…Had six stops… vs. Carolina, Nov. 8, posted then career-high seven tackles (three solo)…At Tampa Bay, Nov. 22: Tied career-high with three special teams tackles…also added two defensive stops. 2008 – Appeared in 15 games with two starts…Recorded seven tackles (two solo), two pass defenses and 16 special teams tackles… At Washington, Sept. 14, made first career start and notched five tackles (two solo) and two passes defensed…Vs. Minnesota, Oct. 6 and had big night on special teams, making career-high three solo tackles as well as throwing key blocks on Reggie Bush’s two punt return touchdowns.

COLLEGE – Two-year starter and captain at BC…Notched 269 tackles with 2.5 sacks and two interceptions over his 46-game career…As a junior tied an NCAA Division I-A record when he returned two fumbles for touchdowns in the same game.

PERSONAL – Born in Syracuse, N.Y…All-state RB and also played LB at Thomas J. Corcoran (Syracuse, N.Y.) HS...Participated in numerous community events in both New Orleans and St. Louis.

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  • Jo-Lonn Dunbar, "I'm a fast learner"

    (01:40) Posted Oct 30, 2015

    New Orleans Saints Linebacker Jo-Lonn Dunbar met with media Friday, Oct. 30 and talked about being signed by the Saints yesterday an dhow he looks to help contribute right away. Video by Brendan Hassett (New Orleans Saints Video)