AFC East Standings

Team Div Overall
4-2-0 13-3-0
3-3-0 9-8-0
3-3-0 8-9-0
2-4-0 7-10-0

2022 Defensive

STATS CMB
Total Tackles
SCK
Sacks
FUM
Forced Fumbles
INT
Interceptions
TD
Interceptions Returned For Touchdown
Regular Season 60 15.5 2 0 0

Top Matt Judon News

  • Patriots' Matthew Judon: Leads team in sacks

    Judon finished the 2022 season with 60 tackles (36 solo), 15.5 sacks and a fumble recovery while playing in 17 games.

    Judon has now registered double-digit sacks in both of his seasons with the Patriots, something he failed to do in all five of his seasons with Baltimore. The four-time Pro Bowler set a new career high in sacks, which also led the team. Over the past two seasons, Judon is third in the NFL in sacks, and with two years left on his contract, he'll look to keep up that dominance heading into next season.

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  • Patriots' Matthew Judon: Returns versus Buffalo

    Judon has re-entered Sunday's game against the Bills, Jim McBride of The Boston Globe reports.

    Judon was previously forced out after going down with an ankle injury, though he was able to return before the end of the first half. Expect him to reprise his role as New England's top pass rusher for the remainder of this contest.

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  • Patriots' Matthew Judon: Exits with injury Sunday

    Judon (ankle) is questionable to return to Sunday's game against the Bills.

    Judon appeared to get his ankle rolled up on while being blocked in the first quarter, according to Zack Cox of NESN.com. The 30-year-old pass rusher came into Week 18 tied for third in the NFL with 15.5 sacks. In his absence, Anfernee Jennings and Josh Uche will serve as New England's only available outside linebackers.

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  • Patriots' Matthew Judon: Continues to find quarterback

    Judon posted four tackles (three solo), including one-and-a-half sacks, during Monday's 27-13 win versus the Cardinals.

    Judon got a chance to improve upon his career-best sack campaign, as the Patriots' pass rush was able to tee off on backup Colt McCoy after dynamic quarterback Kyler Murray suffered a torn ACL early in the first quarter. As a result, Judon increased his season-sack total to an NFL-best 14.5 through 14 weeks. However, he is still tied with 49ers defensive end Nick Bosa for the most sacks so far in 2022. Judon has notched a full sack in all but four of 13 games this season, though he may have a tough time getting home Week 15 against Las Vegas' offense, which ranks eighth in the NFL with 23 sacks allowed this season.

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  • Patriots' Matthew Judon: Harasses QB in win

    Judon recorded five tackles (three solo) and 1.5 sacks in Sunday's 10-3 win over the Jets.

    Judon combined with Mack Wilson for a sack at the beginning of the third quarter and secured a solo QB takedown to start the fourth -- both on third-down plays. The star pass rusher has seven sacks over his last four appearances and 13 on the year, giving him a new career high.

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  • Patriots' Matthew Judon: Notches three more sacks

    Judon collected six tackles (four solo), including three sacks, in Sunday's 26-3 victory versus the Colts.

    Judon contributed one-third of the Patriots' nine sacks against Indianapolis, increasing his season total to 11.5. The 30-year-old now leads the league in this category through the first nine weeks of the 2022 campaign, and he'll look to add to this lead during New England's next contest against the Jets in Week 11.

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  • Patriots' Matthew Judon: Fills stat sheet

    Judon recorded four tackles (three solo), 2.5 sacks and a pass defensed in Monday's 33-14 loss to the Bears.

    Judon continues to rack up sacks, sitting at 8.5 now on the season through seven games. His performance also vaulted him to league leader in the category, with him surpassing Nick Bosa, with whom he was tied coming into Week 7. He'll look to continue adding to that total Sunday against the Jets.

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  • Patriots' Matthew Judon: Contributes to defensive TD Sunday

    Judon recorded three tackles (two solo), two sacks and a forced fumble during Sunday's 29-0 win over the Lions.

    Judon sacked Jared Goff on what would go on to be a 59-yard scoop and score for safety Kyle Dugger to put the Patriots ahead 13-0. The 261-pound linebacker is currently tied with Maxx Crosby, Nick Bosa and Micah Parsons for a league-leading six sacks through the first five games in 2022. Judon's next chance to wreack havoc on opposing QBs comes Sunday against a tough Browns offensive line.

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  • Patriots' Matthew Judon: Another sack in Week 2

    Judon tallied four tackles (one solo), one sack and one pass defense during Sunday's 17-14 win over the Steelers.

    Judon took down Mitch Trubisky at the end of the first half, giving the linebacker two sacks across the first two games of 2022. The 2016 fifth-round pick notched a career-high 12.5 sacks last year -- his first with New England.

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  • Patriots' Matthew Judon: Notches sack Sunday

    Judon recorded five tackles (two solo), including one sack, during New England's season-opening loss to Miami on Sunday.

    Judon recorded one of the Patriots' three sacks of Tua Tagovailoa on Sunday, though he led the team in quarterback hits with four. The starting left outside linebacker appears poised to reprise his role as New England's top pass rusher in 2022.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-3, 261 lbs
Birthplace: Pontiac, MI
Age: 30
School: Grand Valley State
Experience: 7