NFL Football

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Everson Griffen
Tackles Sacks Int
29 10.0 0
Team: Minnesota VikingsHt/Wt: 6-3/273
Position: DEBorn: 12/22/1987 Birthplace: Avondale, AZ
College: USCDraft: 4th Round 2nd pick by Vikings (2010)


Latest News
Nov. 19, 2017 8:48 AM PT9:48 AM MT10:48 AM CT11:48 AM ET16:48 GMT0:48 9:48 AM MST11:48 AM EST10:48 AM CT20:48 UAE11:48 ETNaN:� - Griffen will return Sunday against the Rams after a one-game absence due to a back injury.
Analysis: This is a huge addition as the Vikings try to slow down the Rams' explosive offense.
Nov. 12, 2017 8:43 AM PT9:43 AM MT10:43 AM CT11:43 AM ET16:43 GMT0:43 9:43 AM MST11:43 AM EST10:43 AM CT20:43 UAE11:43 ETNaN:� - Griffen was inactive for Sunday's game against the Washington Redskins. Griffen, who is third in the NFL with 10 sacks, has a foot injury and was listed as questionable, but Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer said during the week he expected Griffen would play.
Analysis: Griffen has a sack in eight straight games, tying him with Jim Marshall and Jared Allen for the team record.
July 26, 2017 11:11 AM PT12:11 PM MT1:11 PM CT2:11 PM ET18:11 GMT2:11 11:11 AM MST1:11 PM EST1:11 PM CT22:11 UAE14:11 ETNaN:� - The Vikings have signed Griffen to a four-year contract extension worth $58 million - $34 million guaranteed - that will keep him with the organization through the 2022 season.
Analysis: In his first seven seasons, Griffen owns 273 total tackles, 48 sacks, 71 tackles for loss, 281 quarterback hurries, five forced fumbles, six fumble recoveries and one interception in 106 regular-season games. Since becoming a full-time starter in 2014, Griffen started all 47 games he appeared in and recorded the fifth-most sacks in the NFL with 30.5 during that span. Griffen has been named to the Pro Bowl for the past two seasons.

Regular Season Stats

Career Defensive Stats
Year Team G TK Asst Sacks Yds Int Yds TDs PD FF FR
2010 Min 11 4 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 Min 16 8 4 4.0 31.0 0 0 0 2 0 1
2012 Min 16 20 3 8.0 77.0 1 29 1 2 0 2
2013 Min 16 18 9 5.5 49.5 0 0 0 0 1 0
2014 Min 16 41 17 12.0 43.0 0 0 0 3 1 0
2015 Min 15 34 10 10.5 65.0 0 0 0 4 1 0
2016 Min 16 36 12 8.0 71.0 0 0 0 1 2 3
2017 Min 8 21 8 10.0 64.0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Totals 114 182 63 58.0 400.5 1 29 1 12 7 6

Career Returning Stats
Year Team G Punt Ret Yds Avg TDs Kick Ret Yds Avg TDs
2011 Min 16 0 0 - 0 1 7 7.0 0
Totals 114 0 0 - 0 1 7 7.0 0


Postseason Stats

Career Defensive Stats
Year Team G TK Asst Sacks Yds Int Yds TDs PD FF FR
2012 Min 1 1 0 1.0 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 Min 1 4 2 1.0 9.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 2 5 2 2.0 13.0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Career Rushing/Receiving Stats
Year Team G Rush Yds Yd/Rush TDs Rec Yds Yd/Rec TDs
2012 Min 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 - 0
2015 Min 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 - 0
Totals 2 0 0 - 0 0 0 - 0


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