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Markus Golden

OLB

#44

Experience: 8 years

Height: 6-3

Age: 31

Weight: 260 lbs

College: Missouri

2022 SEASON

  • Solo
    19
  • SCK
    2.5
  • FF
    0
  • INT
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Career Stats

Defense Career

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2015Arizona Cardinals156211031204002
2016Arizona Cardinals1634110513512.5014
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2018Arizona Cardinals111125530222.5020
2019New York Giants161637357233100001
2020New York Giants71461041.5010
2020Arizona Cardinals98131023113021111011
2021Arizona Cardinals16533154829110142
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Biography

NoteCARDS:

  • Selected by the Cardinals in the second round (58th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft out of Missouri. Returned to Arizona in a trade from the Giants in Week 7 of the 2020 season.
  • In seven NFL seasons, has appeared in 94 games (54 starts) and totaled 275 tackles, 44.5 sacks, 110 QB hits, 55 tackles for loss, an INT, seven passes defensed, 11 forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries (one returned for a TD) with the Cardinals (2015-18, 20-21) and Giants (2019-20).
  • Recorded 48 tackles, 11.0 sacks, 10 tackles for loss, 19 QB hits, 4 forced fumbles (3 strip-sacks) and two fumble recoveries in 2021. He joined NFL Defensive Player of the Year T.J. Watt as the only players in the NFL with 10+ sacks, 4+ forced fumbles and 2+ fumble recoveries last season.
  • Had 2.0+ sacks in a game three times in 2021. He had four such games in his first six NFL seasons combined (2015-20).
  • The 2021 season was Golden's third with 10+ sacks and his second as a member of the Cardinals (12.5 in 2016). Dating back to 2016, only Pro Bowl pass rushers Chandler Jones (5), Myles Garrett (4), Joey Bosa (4), Cameron Jordan (4) and T.J. Watt (4) have more seasons with 10+ sacks.
  • There have been just four seasons in Cardinals history in which multiple players recorded 10+ sacks. Golden and Chandler Jones (2016 and 2021) accounted for two of those seasons.
  • Set single-season career highs in tackles (72) and QB hits (27) while leading the Giants with 10.0 sacks during his first season with New York in 2019.
  • Had career highs with 12.5 sacks (tied for third in the NFL), 16 tackles for loss and four forced fumbles during breakout campaign with the Cardinals in 2016.

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