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Kerry Rhodes
FS #25
Height:
6-3
Weight:
212
College:
Louisville
Experience:
8
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 118 608 488 120 13 0 69 23 0 402 -- 66
2012 ARI 15 67 58 9 1 -- 11 4 0 39 9.8 30
2011 ARI 7 34 26 8 2 -- 4 -- -- -- -- --
2010 ARI 16 90 78 12 1 0 12 4 0 174 43.5 66
2009 NYJ 16 63 55 8 0 -- 13 3 0 17 5.7 11
2008 NYJ 16 84 60 24 1 -- 5 2 0 50 25 50
2007 NYJ 16 67 51 16 2 0 10 5 0 76 15.2 36
2006 NYJ 16 98 75 23 5 -- 9 4 0 46 11.5 25
2005 NYJ 16 105 85 20 1 -- 5 1 0 0 -- 0
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 118 1 1 8 0 11 0 158 3 1 0 1
2012 ARI 15 -- -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 ARI 7 -- -- 0 -- 2 -- 1 -- -- -- --
2010 ARI 16 1 1 0 -- 4 -- 69 2 1 0 1
2009 NYJ 16 -- -- 0 -- 1 -- 44 -- -- -- --
2008 NYJ 16 -- -- 0 -- 2 -- 29 -- -- -- --
2007 NYJ 16 -- -- 2 -- 1 -- 11 1 -- -- --
2006 NYJ 16 -- -- 3 -- 1 -- 4 -- -- -- --
2005 NYJ 16 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 118 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 ARI 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 ARI 7 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 ARI 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 NYJ 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 NYJ 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 NYJ 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 NYJ 16 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005 NYJ 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Pro Career:

Originally selected by the Jets in the fourth round (123rd overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft. Appeared in 80 games (78 starts) in five seasons with New York. Signed a five-year contract extension with the Jets on 4/10/08 and was traded to the Cardinals on 3/6/10 in exchange for Arizona’s fourth-round selection in 2010 and seventh-round selection in 2011.
Pro Career:

Originally selected by the Jets in the fourth round (123rd overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft. Appeared in 80 games (78 starts) in five seasons with New York. Signed a five-year contract extension with the Jets on 4/10/08 and was traded to the Cardinals on 3/6/10 in exchange for Arizona’s fourth-round selection in 2010 and seventh-round selection in 2011.

2011: Started seven games and recorded 36 tackles, two sacks, four passes defensed and tied for the team lead with two fumble recoveries … missed eight games after breaking a bone in his foot and one game with an ankle injury … led the defensive backfield with seven tackles and a sack of Cam Newton in the season opener vs. Car (9/11) … posted a team-leading nine tackles with one sack and one pass defensed @ Was (9/18); recorded a sack in back-to-back games for the first time since 2006 (9/17 vs. New England and 9/24 @ Buffalo); first time since 2007 he had multiple sacks in a season … played in his 100th consecutive game and had four unassisted tackles vs. NYG (10/2) … left the game after suffering a broken bone in his foot in the first half @ Min (10/9); had two solo tackles before the injury … inactive due to foot injury vs. Pit (10/23); first missed game of his seven-year career snapping a streak of 101 consecutive games played … inactive (foot) in the next seven games … returned from injury and collected five tackles, including one for loss, and one pass defensed vs. Cle (12/18) … recovered two fumbles in the fourth quarter @ Cin (12/24); became the first Cardinal since Renaldo Hill on Oct. 6, 2002 at Carolina with two fumble recoveries in a game; also collected five tackles and two passes defensed … inactive due to ankle injury vs. Sea (1/1/12).

2010: Had one of the best seasons of his career in his first year in Arizona, setting career highs with 111 tackles, 174 INT return yards (second most in the NFL) and four fumble recoveries, two of which he returned for TDs to lead the NFL, while starting all 16 games … ranked second in the NFL with four fumble recoveries, which tied for the second-highest single-season total in franchise history and the highest total since Michael Bankston (5) in 1993 … surpassed 100 tackles for the second time in his career … started first game as a member of the Cardinals, registering one QB hit, one tackle for loss and a 65-yard INT return in the fourth quarter @ StL (9/12) … finished with seven tackles before being disqualified for grabbing an official with four minutes left in the game @ Atl (9/19) … recorded team highs with 11 tackles and three passes defensed as well as one tackle for loss and one QB pressure vs. Oak (9/26) … returned a fumble 42 yards for a TD in the second quarter to tie the game @ SD (10/3); marked second career TD (11-yard fumble return @ NYG 10/7/07) and first as a member of the Cardinals … registered five tackles and for the second consecutive week returned a fumble 27 yards for a TD to give Arizona a 23-13 lead in the fourth quarter vs. NO (10/10); marked third career fumble return for a TD and second as a Cardinal; became the first player in franchise history with fumble returns for TDs in back-to-back games; two fumble returns for TDs tied for second most in franchise history (Leo Sugar, 3) … finished with a team-high nine tackles vs. TB (10/31), as well as first blocked FG of career; blocked kick kept AZ within three points with 3:16 to play in the game and gave the Cards the ball at the AZ 43-yard line … finished second on the team with nine tackles @ Min (11/7) and returned an INT for a career-long 66 yards before being stripped on the MN one-yard line and the ball going out of the back of the end zone for a touchback … recorded seven tackles, one sack, one INT and one pass defensed vs. StL (12/5); marked first career game with a sack and INT; first sack since 10/26/08 vs. KC … recorded eight tackles, one fumble recovery, and one INT vs. Den (12/12); returned INT 33 yards to the Denver 24-yard line, setting up a TD on the ensuing drive to put AZ up 13-3; marked the second time in his career he recorded an INT and fumble recovery in the same game (11/9/08 vs. StL); surpassed 500 career tackles … recorded a team-high 11 tackles, one pass defensed and one fumble recovery vs. Dal (12/25).

2009: Part of Jets defensive unit that finished the season ranked No. 1 in the NFL in total defense for the first time in franchise history … started 14 of 16 regular season games and all three postseason contests … led the team with nine tackles and posted two QB hits and one pass defensed vs. NE (9/20); part of a defensive unit that did not allow an offensive TD for the second consecutive game … had seven tackles, a QB hit and a pass defensed while holding the Saints top ranked offense to just 10 points @ NO (10/4) … served as a game captain, recording two tackles and a QB hit while helping hold the Dolphins offense to just 104 net yards, the fourth-lowest total in franchise history vs. Mia (11/1) … for the first time in his career, did not start, but saw action at safety and recorded his first multi-INT game vs. Car (11/29), intercepting Jake Delhomme twice … returned to the starting lineup and recorded his third INT in three games @ TB (12/13) while also tallying three tackles and a pass defensed … recovered a fumble and returned it 44 yards, setting up a Jets TD on the ensuing drive in the regular season finale vs. Cin (1/3/10) … in his second career postseason game, totaled four tackles in the Wild Card matchup @ Cin (1/9/10) … recorded a postseason career-high seven tackles and sacked Philip Rivers in the fourth quarter of the Divisional matchup @ SD (1/17/10); recovered a SD onside kick attempt with 2:12 left in the game … served as game captain and recorded five tackles in the AFC Championship Game @ IND (1/24/10).

2008: Started all 16 games for the Jets for the fourth consecutive season, finishing third on the team with 81 tackles … recorded two INTs, a sack, five passes defensed and two fumble recoveries … recorded seven tackles and a sack vs. KC (10/26) … recovered his first fumble of the season and returned it 18 yards, setting up a Jay Feely FG vs. StL (11/9); followed that play by intercepting Marc Bulger and returning it 50 yards, setting up a Jets TD on the ensuing drive … recovered his second fumble of the season @ NE (11/13) … registered a season-high nine tackles vs. Den (11/30) … sealed the Jets win with an INT of J.P. Losman with 10 seconds remaining in regulation vs. Buf (12/14).

2007: Led the Jets with five INTs after starting all 16 games for the third consecutive season … also totaled 68 tackles, two sacks, three passes defensed, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery that he returned for his first career TD … recorded his first INT of the season when he stepped in front of a Trent Green pass vs. Mia (9/23) … forced a Brandon Jacobs fumble in the first quarter and returned the fumble 11 yards for his first career TD @ NYG (10/7); also tallied a season-high nine tackles in the game … took down Donovan McNabb for his first sack of the season vs. Phi (10/14) … intercepted a Ben Roethlisberger pass in the Jets OT win vs. Pit (11/18) … picked off a Tony Romo pass and returned it 22 yards @ Dal (11/22) … had four tackles, two passes defensed and intercepted a John Beck pass and returned it 36 yards @ Mia (12/2) … stepped in front of a Derek Anderson pass at the end of the first quarter vs. Cle (12/9), becoming the first Jet since Otis Smith (1995) to record an INT in four consecutive games … sacked Brodie Croyle for an eight-yard loss in an OT victory vs. KC (12/30).

2006: Started all 16 regular season games and the postseason matchup for the Jets, recording a team-high four INTs, 92 tackles, 13 passes defensed and five sacks … five sacks were the most by a Jets DB in franchise history … earned second-team All-Pro honors from the AP … picked off a Kerry Collins pass on the first play from scrimmage in the second half of the season opener @ Ten (9/10) … recorded a strip-sack of Tom Brady that was recovered by the Jets and led to a TD on the ensuing possession vs. NE (9/17) … named AFC Defensive Player of the Week after recording 10 tackles and two strip sacks that led to turnovers, one of which was returned for a TD by LB Victor Hobson @ Buf (9/24) … led the team with two special teams tackles and recovered an onside kick attempt to help preserve the victory vs. Det (10/22) … tied for the team lead with 11 tackles and picked off a David Carr pass vs. Hou (11/26) … recorded a team-high seven tackles vs. Buf (12/10) … recorded six tackles and a pass defensed in the Wild Card loss @ NE (1/7/07).

2005: Posted 108 tackles and recorded a sack and INT while starting all 16 games during his rookie campaign … in his first career game and start, totaled seven tackles @ KC (9/11) … notched the first two passes defensed of his career and for the second straight week, totaled seven tackles vs. Mia (9/18) … recorded his first career INT in just his third career game when he stepped in front of a Byron Leftwich pass vs. Jax (9/25) … posted a career-high 12 tackles, a tackle for loss, and sacked Jake Plummer for a 10-yard loss @ Den (11/10); sack was the first of his career … for the second straight week, recorded double-digit tackles, leading the Jets defense with 10 tackles vs. NO (11/27) … totaled 11 tackles and two passes defensed in the season finale vs. Buf (1/1/06).

College:
Played in 44 games and made 19 starts in his four-year career at Louisville, finishing with 218 tackles, a sack, 11 INTs, 19 passes defensed, three forced fumbles and one fumble recovery … played with current teammate William Gay during his final two seasons … recorded 109 tackles, six INTs (one returned 56 yards for a TD), nine passes defensed, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery while appearing in 12 games (six starts) as a senior in 2004 … started all 13 games as a junior and recorded 82 tackles, a sack, three INTs (one returned for a TD), one blocked kick and five passes defensed … appeared in all 13 games as a reserve safety and key special teams performer as a sophomore in 2002, finishing the season with 18 tackles, an INT and two passes defensed … also blocked a game-winning FG attempt in the final two minutes of regulation at Southern Miss … saw action in six games as a redshirt freshman and finished the season with nine tackles, an INT and three passes defensed.

Personal:
Two-time all-Metro choice by The Birmingham News and honorable mention All-State performer as a senior QB at Lanier (AL) High School … threw for more than 1,600 yards and 13 TDs and added another 850 yards and seven TDs on the ground during his senior season … established the R.H.O.D.E.S. Foundation, the Reaffirming Hopes Of Dream Endearing Scholars Foundation, which launched in July of 2006 at Jay-Z’s 40/40 Club in New York City … majored in Communications.

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