Originally entered the league as a fifth-round selection (137th overall) of the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2000 NFL Draft. After appearing in 107 games (61 starts) for the Steelers during his first eight years in the league, signed a one-year contract with the Cardinals as an unrestricted free agent on 3/27/08. Re-signed with the Cardinals on 3/17/09, inking a three-year deal as an unrestricted free agent.
2009: Started 14 of 16 games and both playoff contests for the Cardinals … started the season opener and was part of a defense that held the 49ers to 21 rushing yards on 25 carries vs. SF (9/13); marked the third lowest rushing total in SF’s history … recorded first forced fumble as a Cardinal @ Jax (9/20) … with the Cardinals starting five DBs, came off the bench to record five tackles and one tackle for loss vs. Ind (9/27) … led team with three QB pressures and tied for the team lead with three special teams tackles vs. Hou (10/11); marked first special teams tackle since 2003 … forced a fumble on a half-sack of Matt Hasselbeck @ Sea (10/18) that was recovered by Bryan Robinson on the Seattle 23-yard line and resulted in a FG three plays later to put Arizona up 17-0 in the first half; marked his second forced fumble of the season …tallied four tackles vs. Car (11/1) to reach 350 tackles for his career … led team with 1.5 sacks and three QB pressures vs. Sea (11/15) … in 70th career start registered 250th career solo tackle by recording five solo tackles @ StL (11/22) … for the third straight game registered five tackles as well as half a sack @ Ten (11/29) … did not start as the Cardinals opened the game with six DBs but totaled five tackles vs. Min (12/6) … finished second on the team with seven tackles, one QB pressure and a half sack @ Det (12/20) … started 75th career game in the regular season finale vs. GB (1/3/10); recorded at least five tackles in seven of the last eight games of the season … recorded two tackles in the Wild Card Playoff game vs. GB (1/10/10) … started eighth postseason game @ NO (1/16/10) and had three tackles.
2008: Had his first season in Arizona cut short after 11 games due to an injured left foot, marking the fewest games played since his rookie year of 2000 ... in debut with Cardinals, came off the bench at LB and collected two tackles in season opener @ SF (9/7) ... totaled season best six tackles @ Was (9/21) ... registered three tackles and one sack vs. Buf (10/5); tallied his first sack as a Cardinal when he took down QB J.P. Losman in the third quarter ... made play of the game by stopping 49ers RB Michael Robinson on the two-yard line to end the game while recording a total of three tackles, one QB hit and a fumble recovery at the SF 10 yard-line that later resulted in a FG to cut the 49ers lead to one point vs. SF (11/10) ... totaled two tackles @ Sea (11/16); left game in second quarter with a sprained left foot but returned in the third quarter ... inactive (left foot) vs. NYG (11/23), breaking a streak of 26 consecutive games played ... left the game after reinjuring his left foot early in the second quarter vs. StL (12/7) ... placed on injured reserve (left foot) on 12/19.
2007: Started all 16 games for the first time in his career while also starting the AFC Wild Card game … sacked Cleveland QB Charlie Frye for a three-yard loss in the second quarter @ Cle (9/9) … part of a defensive unit that held RB Frank Gore to only 39 yards rushing vs. SF (9/23) … recorded five tackles and took down Kurt Warner on a second quarter sack @ Ari (9/30) … recorded six tackles and a half-sack of Matt Hasselbeck as part of a defensive unit that allowed just 144 total yards of offense and eight first downs vs. Sea (10/7) … playing in his 100th career game, recorded four tackles and was part of a defense that limited the Ravens to only 104 total yards and five first downs vs. Bal (11/5) … recorded his third-career fumble recovery on a Derrick Mason fumble @ Bal (12/30) … started his seventh consecutive postseason game and recorded one tackle in the AFC Wild Card game vs. Jax (1/5/08).
2006: Started the first 15 games for the Steelers before sitting out the season finale with a knee injury … recorded six tackles and his first career INT off a tipped pass by teammate James Farrior @ Jax (9/18) … had one of his best games of the season vs. Cin (9/24) recording five tackles, two sacks of QB Carson Palmer and a forced fumble that occurred on his first sack of Palmer … tallied four tackles, a sack of Charlie Frye and a fumble recovery @ Cle (11/19).
2005: Started all 13 regular season games that he played in and all four postseason games for Pittsburgh … his nine sacks were good for second on the team and third-best in the NFL among LBs; had a sack in nine of the 13 games he played in during the regular season … recorded his first sack of the season when he took down Steve McNair vs. Ten (9/11) … recorded a sack of David Carr and also had a forced fumble @ Hou (9/18) … enjoyed perhaps the best game of his career when he set a career-high with 10 tackles, a sack, and two forced fumbles vs. NE (9/25) … missed the next three games due to groin surgery … returned to action and recorded five tackles and a sack of QB Anthony Wright vs. Bal (10/31) … finished with five tackles and a sack of Carson Palmer on a crucial third down vs. Cin (12/3) … registered a sack of Charlie Frye and a forced fumble @ Cle (12/24) … recorded four tackles, a tackle for a loss and a half-sack of Jon Kitna in the AFC Wild Card game @ Cin (1/8/06) … recorded three tackles and teamed up with S Troy Polamalu to tackle RB Edgerrin James at the two-yard line to prevent a Colts TD in the AFC Divisional Playoff game @ Ind (1/15/06) … finished with six tackles in the AFC Championship game @ Den (1/22/06) … had five tackles, a tackle for a loss, and a sack of Matt Hasselbeck in Super Bowl XL win vs. Sea (2/5/06).
2004: Began the season as a starter for the first time in his career and started the first 13 games of the season for Pittsburgh before missing the final three games due to a hamstring injury … returned to start both postseason contests … started the season off strong, finishing with six tackles, two forced fumbles and two sacks of QB Rich Gannon vs. Oak (9/12) … recovered a Jeff Garcia fumble late in the game to help seal a win vs. Cle (10/10) … recorded five tackles, two sacks of Patrick Ramsey and two QB pressures vs. Was (11/28) … aggravated a hamstring injury in the first quarter vs. NYJ (12/12) and missed the final three games of the regular season … starting his first career playoff game, recorded seven tackles, a sack of Chad Pennington and one pass defensed in the AFC Divisional Playoff game vs. NYJ (1/15/05) … had six tackles and his second sack of the postseason after taking down Tom Brady in the AFC Championship game vs. NE (1/23/05).
2003: Named special teams captain for Pittsburgh and finished with 18 special teams tackles on the season … also credited with 12 tackles and a sack in two starts at LB … filled in for injured LB Joey Porter in the season opener and finished with nine tackles, a sack of Kyle Boller and a forced fumble vs. Bal (9/7) … tied for the team lead with three special teams tackles @ Sea (11/2).
2002: After appearing mainly on special teams in his first two seasons with the Steelers, had his role greatly expanded, serving as the team’s pass-rush specialist and finished the year with 6.5 sacks … also finished second on the team with 17 special teams tackles … recorded one tackle and a half-sack, the first of his career, when he helped take down Tom Brady in the season opener on Monday Night Football @ NE (9/9) … filling in for injured LB Kendrell Bell, recorded three tackles and two sacks of Rich Gannon vs. Oak (9/15) … registered a half-sack of Tim Couch and added two QB pressures vs. Cle (9/29) … recorded six tackles, two QB pressures and a half-sack of Jon Kitna @ Cin (10/13) ... had a big game @ Bal (10/27) when he recorded four tackles, a forced fumble, a sack of Jeff Blake and three QB pressures … finished with one tackle, three QB pressures, two special teams tackles and 1.5 sacks, bringing down Couch twice @ Cle (11/3) … recorded one tackle and a half-sack of Rodney Peete vs. Car (12/15) … totaled two special teams tackles in a Wild Card game vs. Cle (1/5/03) … recorded two tackles in the Divisional Playoff game @ Ten (1/11/03).
2001: Led the Steelers with 23 special teams tackles and appeared in all 16 games with one start … made his first career start for the deactivated Porter (shoulder) and recorded five tackles vs. Cle (1/6/02) … recorded one special teams tackle in the Divisional Playoff game vs. Bal (1/20/02) and the AFC Championship game vs. NE (1/27/02).
2000: Dressed for three games in his rookie season with Pittsburgh … after appearing on special teams in the season opener vs. Bal (9/3), was inactive for the following 12 weeks … activated @ NYG (12/10) but did not record any statistics … after not playing the following week, was deactivated for the season finale.
Originally a walk-on DE, finished his career as Colorado State’s all-time sacks leader with 33.0 … was a teammate of current Cards LB Joey Porter … recorded 87 tackles, 14 tackles for loss and eight sacks as a senior in 1999, earning first-team All-Mountain West honors … totaled 66 tackles, 14 for loss, and tied a career-high with 11 sacks as a junior … as a sophomore recorded 66 tackles, 16 for loss, and 11 sacks … registered 43 tackles and three sacks as a freshman … was a redshirt walk-on in 1995.
Full name Clark Cromwell Haggans … participated in football, basketball and track at Peninsula (CA) High School, earning three letters in each sport … named all-league as a TE and DT in 1993 and ’94 while also earning all-division honors … helped lead Peninsula to a league title in 1994 … along with his wife, Alicia, the couple have a son, Damon and daughter, Alianna … majored in Art at Colorado State.