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Players

Craig Robertson
LB #52
Height:
6-1
Weight:
234
Age:
30
College:
North Texas
Hometown:
Stafford, TX
Experience:
6

Quick Stats (2017):

TCKL
80
SCK
2.0
FF
1
INT
2
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 531 334 197 7.0 0 25 9 130 -- 38 0 3 9
2017 NO 16 12 80 53 27 2.0 -- 6 2 20 10 20 0 1 2
2016 NO 15 15 115 71 44 1.0 -- 4 1 29 29 29 0 0 2
2015 CLE 12 9 59 34 25 0.0 -- 5 1 38 38 38 0 1 1
2014 CLE 16 11 99 57 42 0.0 0 4 2 30 15 15 0 0 1
2013 CLE 14 14 85 57 28 3.0 -- 3 1 12 12 12 0 1 1
2012 CLE 16 3 93 62 31 1.0 -- 3 2 1 0.5 1 0 0 2
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @MIN L 19-29 3 3 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 NE L 20-36 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @CAR W 34-13 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 @MIA W 20-0 3 3 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 DET W 52-38 11 4 7 1.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
7 @GB W 26-17 6 5 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 CHI W 20-12 5 4 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
9 TB W 30-10 5 2 3 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 @BUF W 47-10 4 2 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 WAS W 34-31 3 1 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 @LA L 20-26 7 6 1 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 CAR W 31-21 3 2 1 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
14 @ATL L 17-20 8 6 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
15 NYJ W 31-19 7 3 4 0.0 -- 1 1 20 20 20 0 0 --
16 ATL W 23-13 10 7 3 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
17 @TB L 24-31 4 4 0 0.0 -- 3 1 0 -- 0 0 0 --

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NFL CAREER – In six NFL seasons, LB Craig Robertson has always been willing to do anything to help his team win. After starting his career as an undrafted player out of Cleveland, Robertson has evolved into a key contributor for New Orleans since signing with the Saints as an unrestricted free agent in 2016. In 2017, he was voted by his teammates as a captain and played in all 16 regular season games with 12 starts at weakside linebacker and filled up the stat sheet with 77 tackles (50 solo), two sacks, two interceptions, six passes defensed, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery, three coverage stops and one special teams recovery. In his career, he has tallied 522 tackles (351 solo), seven sacks, nine interceptions, 26 passes defensed, three forced fumbles, eight fumble recoveries, one recovered for a touchdown and 38 special teams stops and one coverage fumble recovery over 89 games with 64 starts.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS – Signed a three-year contract with the New Orleans Saints (UFA-CLE), 3/25/16; Re-signed by the Browns (ERFA), 4/7/14; Re-signed by the Browns to reserve/future contract, 1/2/12; Signed by the Cleveland Browns to practice squad, 12/19/11.

 

HONORS 2014: Cleveland Browns Man of the Year (club nominee for NFL Walter Payton Man of the Year Award).

2016 – Played in all 16 regular season games with 12 starts and posted 77 tackles (50 solo), two sacks, two interceptions, a career-high six passes defensed, one forced fumble, a fumble recovery, three special teams stops and a coverage fumble recovery. Started both postseason contests and made 14 tackles (six solo). At Minnesota, Sept. 11, played on defense and special teams and recorded one solo tackle and two special teams stops…Made his first start of the season vs. Detroit, Oct. 15 and led the team with 11 tackles (four solo) and had a sack, a pass defensed, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery…Tied for team lead with six tackles (five solo), at Green Bay, Oct. 22 as the Black and Gold surrendered only 260 total net yards of offense, including only 79 through the air…Recorded five tackles (four solo), including two for loss vs. Chicago, Oct. 29, as the Saints gave up only 150 total net passing yards…At L.A. Rams, Nov. 26, posted seven tackles (six solo) and a sack…Vs. Carolina, Dec. 3, Posted three tackles (two solo), one pass defensed and one coverage fumble recovery…Posted eight tackles at Atlanta, Dec. 7…Posted seven tackles (three solo), a 20-yard interception return and one pass defensed vs. N.Y. Jets, Dec. 17…Posted team-high ten tackles (seven solo) on Christmas Eve vs. Atlanta, Dec. 24…Finished the regular season with four solo tackles, one interception and a career-high three passes defensed in finale at Tampa Bay, Dec. 31…In his NFL postseason debut in NFC Wild Card Playoff vs. Carolina, 1/7/18, posted five tackles (one solo)…In NFC Divisional Playoff at Minnesota, 1/14/18, posted nine tackles (five solo). 2016 – In his first season with the Black and Gold, he posted a team-high and career-high 131 tackles, one sack, one interception, five passes defensed, two fumble recoveries and three special teams stops…Made his first start as a Saint in the team’s season opener vs. Oakland, Sept. 11, opening up at WLB and recording a team-high 14 tackles (12 solo), including a tackle for loss. Tied career-high for total tackles and solo stops and added one pass defensed…Started at WLB at N.Y. Giants, Sept. 18 and led team for the second consecutive week in tackles with 12 stops (nine solo)…Started at WLB vs. Atlanta, Sept. 26 and led team for the third consecutive week in tackles with 11 stops (five solo)…Started at WLB and played on special teams vs. Carolina, Oct. 16, tying for team lead with ten tackles (team-high seven solo) and adding one pass defensed, one fumble recovery and one coverage stop…Started at MLB and saw action on special teams vs. Seattle, Oct. 30 and recorded eight tackles (six solo) and a coverage stop…Started at MLB and also saw action on special teams at San Francisco, Nov. 6 and recorded nine tackles (seven solo), his first interception as a Saint, two passes defensed to tie a career-high and one coverage stop…Started at MLB and also saw action on special teams vs. Denver, Nov. 13, recording nine tackles (four solo), including his first sack as a Saint…Started at MLB and also saw action on special teams at Carolina, Nov. 17 and recorded a team-high 10 tackles (nine solo)…Inactive at Tampa Bay, Dec. 11, (shoulder)…Started at Arizona, Dec. 18 and recorded four tackles (two solo) and a fumble recovery…Started and recorded team-high ten tackles (nine solo) in finale at Atlanta, 1/1/17. 2015 – Played in 12 games in his final season in Cleveland with nine starts at WLB and totaled 50 tackles (30 solo), an interception, five passes defensed, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery. Added nine special teams stops...Registered four tackles (one solo), one pass defensed and two special teams stops in opener at N.Y. Jets, Sept. 13…Posted eight tackles (five solo), a pass defensed and one forced fumble in the team’s home opening victory vs. Tennessee, Sept. 20. In first quarter, jarred ball loose from Titans RB Terrance West that was recovered by CB Joe Haden and set up the Browns’ second TD...Started vs. Oakland, Sept. 27 and amassed three tackles (two solo) and one special teams stop. Sustained ankle injury in third quarter and did not return…Inactive for the next four weeks with an ankle injury…Returned from a four-week absence to start vs. Arizona, Nov. 1 and recorded five tackles (two solo) and two special teams stops…Made the start and a posted team-high seven tackles (five solo) and one special teams stop vs. Cincinnati, Dec. 6…In season finale vs. Pittsburgh, 1/3/16, notched three solo tackles, an interception and a fumble recovery. Picked off QB Ben Roethlisberger in the third quarter and returned it a career-long 38 yards. 2014 – Saw action in all 16 games with 11 starts and finished third on team with career-high 92 tackles (52 solo). Added four passes defensed, two interceptions, one fumble recovery returned for a touchdown and ten special teams stops…Notched four tackles (one solo) vs. Tampa Bay, Nov. 2. Deflected a fourth-quarter punt that ultimately netted only one yard, placing Cleveland on Buccaneers 35-yard line to set up game-winning TD drive…Registered three tackles (one solo) and an interception in primetime win at Cincinnati, Nov. 6…Totaled season-high 12 tackles (ten solo), one pass defensed and one fumble recovery for a TD vs. Indianapolis, Dec. 7. In the first quarter, recovered a fumble caused by LB Paul Kruger on a sack in the end zone, his first career TD…Posted game-high ten tackles, an interception and a pass defensed vs. Cincinnati, Dec. 14. 2013 – Started 14 games at ILB, tallying 89 tackles, a career-high three sacks, five tackles for loss, an interception, three passes defensed, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery…Forced a fumble of Ravens RB Ray Rice, his first career forced fumble at Baltimore, Sept. 15…Posted six tackles (four solo) at Minnesota, Sept. 22. Deflected a QB Christian Ponder pass to cause S T.J. Ward’s interception, while he recovered a loose ball on LB Jabaal Sheard’s sack-fumble…Recorded six tackles (five solo) and his first sack of season and second of his career vs. Buffalo, Oct. 3…Posted a team-high ten solo tackles and a sack at Kansas City, Oct. 27…Intercepted Roethlisberger, returning it 12 yards at Pittsburgh, Dec. 29. 2012 – Played in all 16 games with three starts and posted 83 tackles (56 solo), two interceptions, one sack for a ten-yard loss, two fumble recoveries, three passes defensed and ten special teams stops. Part of kickoff unit that ranked second in NFL, having allowed only a 19.8-yard average on 43 returns…Picked off QB Michael Vick in NFL debut in the season opener vs. Philadelphia, Sept. 9. Along with the interception by fellow rookie L.J. Fort, they became the only Browns linebackers to record a pick in their NFL debuts since 1970…Intercepted QB Joe Flacco pass in end zone at Baltimore, Sept. 27…Dropped Cowboys QB Tony Romo for first career sack at Dallas, Nov. 18…Recorded a fumble recovery vs. Pittsburgh, Nov. 25…Tallied career-high 14 tackles at Denver, Dec. 23. 2011 – Spent last two weeks on the Browns’ practice squad.

COLLEGE – Four-year letterman at North Texas (2007-10), appearing in 48 games and totaling 382 career tackles, 3.5 sacks and nine interceptions…In 2010, recorded 133 tackles (71 solo), two sacks, an interception, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery in 12 games…In 2009, played in 12 games and led team with 107 tackles (67 solo). Named honorable mention All-Conference. Added three tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, an interception, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery…In 2008, opened all 12 games and finished second on team with 94 tackles and two interceptions…As freshman, won the 2007 Byron Gross Award for team’s most outstanding linebacker, after tallying 48 tackles and five interceptions…Received a bachelor’s degree, as well as a master’s degree in programming.

 

PERSONAL – Prepped at Stafford (Texas) HS…Played QB, RB, WR and DB, while also handling kicking and punting duties…Earned 11 letters in four sports, including first-team All-District nods in basketball, baseball and football…In 2012, established the Craig Robertson Foundation, which supports YMCA programs…Named the Browns 2014 Man of the Year, making him the club nominee for the NFL Walter Payton Man of the Year…Participated in various Browns community events, including school, hospital and military visits, Play 60 clinics and Shop with Pro programs, while also volunteering at the Cleveland Food Bank and the Boys & Girls Clubs…Participated in the Saints Hall of Fame 2016 Golf Tournament and the 2017 weekend event in Biloxi…Played in a charity softball game and home run derby to benefit Son of a Saint and Team Gleason…Hopes to pursue a Ph.D…Worked as a corporate fitness instructor in 2011 after end of college career before joining Browns practice squad for the last two weeks of 2011…Enjoys bowling, golf and watching movies…Born William Craig Robertson on Feb. 11, 1988.

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