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|17||Panthers||L 14 - 33||6||4||2||0||0||0|
|16||Steelers||W 31 - 28||1||1||0||0||0||0|
|15||@Panthers||W 12 - 9||4||1||3||0||0||0||1|
|14||@Buccaneers||W 28 - 14||3||3||0||1||0||0|
|13||@Cowboys||L 10 - 13||5||2||3||1||0||0|
|12||Falcons||W 31 - 17||4||2||2||0||1||1||6||6||6||0||0|
|11||Eagles||W 48 - 7||2||2||0||0||0||0|
|10||@Bengals||W 51 - 14||1||0||1||0||0||0|
|9||Rams||W 45 - 35||4||3||1||0||0||0|
|8||@Vikings||W 30 - 20||6||2||4||0||0||0|
|7||@Ravens||W 24 - 23||7||5||2||0||0||0|
|5||Redskins||W 43 - 19||6||3||3||0||1||0||1|
|4||@Giants||W 33 - 18||3||1||2||0||0||0|
|3||@Falcons||W 43 - 37||3||2||1||0||1||0|
|2||Browns||W 21 - 18||9||6||3||0||0||0|
|1||Buccaneers||L 40 - 48||2||1||1||0||0||0|
|2017||New Orleans Saints||12||12||54||37||17||2||4||1|
|2018||New Orleans Saints||16||15||66||38||28||2||3||1||6||6||6||0||0||2|
NFL CAREER – A solid contributor on defense and special teams, A.J. Klein joined the Saints as an unrestricted free agent at the start of the 2017 free agency period. Klein spent his first four NFL seasons in Carolina after being selected by the Panthers out of Iowa State in the fifth round (148th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft. The Wisconsin native’s played in 88 games with 51 starts posting 281 tackles (202 solo), eight sacks, two interceptions, nine passes defensed, four forced fumbles and 29 special teams stops. His combination of intelligence and versatility put him in position to earn a starting position for New Orleans’ defense during the 2017 and 2018 campaigns. In 16 regular contests with 15 starts in 2018, he posted a career-high 72 tackles (44 solo), one interception, two sacks, three passes defensed and two fumble recoveries, playing a key role in a run defense ranked second in the NFL in opponent yards per rush and opponent rushing yards per game.
A.J. Klein Top Plays of the 2018-19 Season
Check out the top defensive highlights from Saints linebacker A.J. Klein during the 2018-19 season
A.J. Klein, "The defense stepped up and made some big plays"
Saints linebacker A.J. Klein recaps the Saints 20-14 divisional round victory over the Philadelphia Eagles and begins to preview their match-up vs the Los Angeles Rams in the NFC Championship
A.J. Klein, "We need to take them out of their rhythm"
Saints linebacker A.J. Klein previews the Saints' divisional round match-up vs the Philadelphia Eagles this Sunday at 3:40pm in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome
A.J. Klein, "You can't sleep on a team like this"
Saints linebacker A.J. Klein previews the Saints Monday Night Football match-up vs the Caroline Panthers
Saints' D ambushes Prescott for huge loss on first-down sack
New Orleans Saints linebacker A.J. Klein sacks Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott.
Klein collects the INT on Ryan's deflected pass
Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan's pass gets deflected at the line of scrimmage and New Orleans Saints linebacker A.J. Klein hauls in the interception.
A.J. Klein, "It's going to be a battle for us defensively"
Saints linebacker A.J. Klein previews the Saints Thanksgiving night match-up vs the Atlanta Falcons in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome
A.J. Klein, "We're going to have our hands full with them"
Saints linebacker A.J. Klein previews this Sunday's road match-up vs the Cincinnati Bengals
A.J. Klein, "They have a lot of play-makers on that side of the ball"
Saints linebacker A.J. Klein previews this Sunday's road match-up vs the Minnesota Vikings
Saints recover crazy Alex Smith jump-ball fumble
Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith's fumble becomes crazy jump ball and New Orleans Saints linebacker A.J. Klein recovers.
A.J. Klein's Sideline Interview at the 2018 Black and Gold Celebrity Softball Game
Linebacker A.J. Klein speaks with John DeShazier at the 2018 Black and Gold Celebrity Softball game at Tulane Turchin Stadium on June 7, 2018.
AJ Klein, "They're a different team right now"
Saints linebacker AJ Klein talks about the differences between the Panthers team the Saints played earlier in the season and the one they will play this Sunday in the Mercedes Benz Superdome
Klein: 'We have our hands full this week for sure'
Linebacker A.J. Klein talks about handling the Rams explosive offense as the Saints prepare to play in Los Angeles this Sunday.
Klein: 'It's a great road win for us'
AJ Klein speaks to the media after the New Orleans Saints win against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on October 22, 2017.
A.J. Klein sacks Jay Cutler for a loss of 8 yards
A.J. Klein sacks Dolphins QB Jay Cutler for a loss of 8 yards in Week 4 of the 2017 NFL season.
A.J. Klein, "The improvement starts with practice"
Saints linebacker A.J. Klein talks about how the defense looks to prevent the recent mental mistakes during games by improving communication throughout the defense
A.J. Klein, "We've learned our lessons from last week"
Saints linebacker A.J. Klein explains how the defense looks to learn from their mistakes vs the Vikings last week as they prepare for Sunday's home opener vs the New England Patriots (New Orleans Saints Video)
AJ Klein, "It's a huge honor for me"
Saints linebacker AJ Klein talks about being named one of the team captains for the Saints Week 1 game vs the Minnesota Vikings (New Orleans Saints Video)
A.J. Klein: 'We have great leadership'
Saints linebacker A.J. Klein speaks to the media following 2017 New Orleans Saints Training Camp presented by Verizon on August 23, 2017.
Klein: "That daily competition is great for learning"
Saints linebacker A.J. Klein spoke with the media after Monday's practice.
New Orleans Saints 2018 season recap: A.J. Klein
Quotes from Sheldon Rankins and Terron Armstead's conference call - Tuesday, October 30
Quotes from A.J. Klein and Larry Warford's conference call - Monday, October 22
Quotes from A.J. Klein and Michael Thomas' training camp media availability - July 27
New Orleans Saints A.J. Klein and Benjamin Watson host Celebrity Black and Gold Softball game
Dennis Allen on Marcus Davenport: 'We’re certainly excited about the player'
New Orleans Saints 2017 season recap: Kenny Vaccaro
New Orleans Saints 2017 season recap: A.J. Klein
John DeShazier: Heartbreaking loss shouldn't overshadow impressive 2017 season for Saints
Inside the Game: Saints vs Vikings Connections
John DeShazier: Saints-Vikings to be a much different matchup than season opener
Inside the Game: Saints vs Panthers Connections
John DeShazier: Saints defensive coordinator Dennis Allen focused on task at hand, not compliments
John DeShazier: 2017 Saints bear little resemblance to last playoff squad
Quotes from Pete Carmichael and Dennis Allen's Friday conference call
John DeShazier: Saints preparing for a Bucs team that has 'nothing to lose'
John DeShazier: For Saints, mission just partly accomplished
John DeShazier's helmet stickers from Saints win over Falcons
New Orleans Saints beat Atlanta Falcons 23-13, earn playoff spot
John DeShazier's key ingredients to a Saints victory presented by Papa John's
Quotes from Sean Payton's Wednesday Conference Call
John DeShazier: Coach Sean Payton proud of six Saints players that made Pro Bowl
John DeShazier: With Ted Ginn out, expect Willie Snead to get more action
Flashback: Saints Players at the NFL Combine
Check out photos of Saints players at the NFL Combine through the years, brought to you by Dixie.
Best of the Saints in 2018: Top 75 A.J. Klein
See the best moments of Saints linebacker A.J. Klein from the 2018 season.
Flashback: Saints Players at the NFL Combine
Check out photos of Saints players at the NFL Combine through the years.
Best of the Saints in 2017: Top 50 A.J. Klein Photos
See the best moments from Saints linebacker A.J. Klein throughout the 2017 season.
Best of Week 13: Saints Defense
See the best moments from the Saints defense in the Week 13 match up against the Carolina Panthers.
Best of Week 12: Saints Defense
See the best moments from the Saints defense in the Week 12 match up against the Los Angeles Rams.
Best of Week 9: Saints Defense
See the best moments from the Saints defense in the Week 9 match up against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Best of Week 4: Saints Defense
See the best moments from the Saints defense in the Week 4 match up against the Miami Dolphins.