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Markus Golden

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#44

Experience: 4 years

Height: 6-3

Age: 27

Weight: 260 lbs

College: Missouri

2018 SEASON

  • TCKLS
  • SCK
  • FF
  • INT

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WK OPP RESULT Total Comb AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
2 @Rams L 0 - 34
1 Redskins L 6 - 24

Career Stats

Defense Career

SEASON TEAM G GS Total Comb AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
2015 Arizona Cardinals 15 6 21 31 10 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2016 Arizona Cardinals 16 3 41 51 10 12.5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 1
2017 Arizona Cardinals 4 4 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 Arizona Cardinals 0 0
TOTAL 35 13 73 93 20 16.5 0 1 0 0 NaN 0 0 6 1

Biography

NoteCARDS:

  • Selected by the Cardinals in the second round (58th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft out of Missouri.
  • Appeared in 35 games (13 starts) during his first three seasons, totaling 16.5 sacks, six forced fumbles and a fumble recovery. Missed the final 12 games of the 2017 campaign after suffering a season-ending knee injury in Week 4.
  • Tied for third in the NFL with a career-high and team-leading 12.5 sacks in 2016. Added 63 tackles, 19 tackles for loss, 23 QB hits, 19 QB pressures, four forced fumbles, a fumble recovery and two passes defensed during his breakout season.
  • Became the first player in franchise history with at least one sack in each of the first five games of a season in 2016 and finished the year with at least one sack in each of the final four contests.
  • Combined with Chandler Jones (11.0) to become the Cardinals first double-digit sacks duo since 1984 and just the third in franchise history in 2016.
  • Played in 15 games with six starts as a rookie in 2015, totaling 37 tackles, 4.0 sacks, five tackles for loss and two forced fumbles. Posted a team-high 16 QB pressures and finished second with 14 QB hits.

Pro Career:

Selected by the Cardinals in the second round (58th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft, Golden has played in 35 regular season games (13 starts) and started both postseason contest in which he appeared.

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