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Darryl Tapp
DE #52
Height:
6-1
Weight:
265
Age:
30
College:
Virginia Tech
Hometown:
Portsmouth, VA
Experience:
9

Quick Stats (2014):

TCKL
17
SCK
0.5
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 284 226 58 25.5 0 19 2 21 -- 25 1 9 9
2014 DET 15 0 17 12 5 0.5 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2013 WAS 11 0 10 7 3 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2012 PHI 13 0 17 13 4 0.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2011 PHI 12 2 27 19 8 2.5 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2010 PHI 14 1 27 26 1 3.0 -- 4 -- -- -- -- -- 0 3
2009 SEA 16 5 49 40 9 2.5 -- 3 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2008 SEA 16 11 55 46 9 5.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 4 1
2007 SEA 16 16 49 41 8 7.0 -- 8 1 -4 -4 -4 0 3 2
2006 SEA 16 0 33 22 11 3.0 0 0 1 25 25 25 1 1 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 NYG W 35-14 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 @CAR L 7-24 -- 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 GB W 19-7 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 @NYJ W 24-17 1 0 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
5 BUF L 14-17 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 @MIN W 17-3 3 2 1 -- -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 NO W 24-23 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 @ATL W 22-21 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 MIA W 20-16 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 @ARI L 6-14 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 @NE L 9-34 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 CHI W 34-17 -- 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 TB W 34-17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
15 MIN W 16-14 3 2 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
16 @CHI W 20-14 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

Seasoned veteran along the defensive line who joins the Lions position group after previous stints with the Seattle Seahawks (2006-09), Philadelphia Eagles (2010-12) and Washington Redskins (2013). Has played in 114 career games (35 starts) and logged 254 tackles (204 solo), 25 sacks, two interceptions, including one for a touchdown, 18 pass defenses, nine forced fumbles and eight fumble recoveries. Owns Seattle’s single-game sack record (later tied by DE Chris Clemons in 2012) with a four-sack performance vs. St. Louis in 2007.

TRANSACTIONS

  • Signed by the Washington Redskins as an unrestricted free agent on March 28, 2013.
  • Signed by the Eagles to a three-year contract on March 16, 2010.
  • Traded by the Seahawks to the Philadelphia Eagles for DE Chris Clemons and a draft pick on March 16, 2010.
  • Re-signed by the Seahawks as a restricted free agent on March 15, 2010.
  • Drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the second round (63rd overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft.

PRO
Seasoned veteran along the defensive line who joins the Lions position group after previous stints with the Seattle Seahawks (2006-09), Philadelphia Eagles (2010-12) and Washington Redskins (2013). Has played in 114 career games (35 starts) and logged 254 tackles (204 solo), 25 sacks, two interceptions, including one for a touchdown, 18 pass defenses, nine forced fumbles and eight fumble recoveries. Owns Seattle’s single-game sack record (later tied by DE Chris Clemons in 2012) with a four-sack performance vs. St. Louis in 2007.

2013: Played in 11 games in his only season with the Redskins, notching nine tackles (six solo), one sack (one yard) and one special teams tackle. Did not play in three games and was inactive for two.

  • Recorded one sack for a one-yard loss at Oakland (9/29) and also finished the game with one tackle.
  • Had a season-high two solo tackles at Denver (10/27).
  • Posted at least one tackle in seven of the 11 games in which he played.

2012: Appeared in 13 games in his final season in Philadelphia, finishing the year with 16 tackles (12 solo), 0.5 sacks and one fumble recovery.

  • Combined with DE Brandon Graham to record a half-sack of QB Kevin Kolb at Arizona (9/23). Also recorded seven tackles and one tackle for loss.
  • Recovered a fumble in the second quarter vs. Cincinnati (12/13) deep in Bengals territory, setting up a K Alex Henery field goal.

2011: Saw action in 12 games with two starts and tied for second on the team with seven tackles for loss. Ended the season with 27 tackles (19 solo), 2.5 sacks, two pass defenses and one forced fumble.

  • Forced a fumble on QB Sam Bradford, which was scooped up by teammate Juqua Parker and returned 56 yards for a touchdown. Also recorded a sack later in the game.
  • Sacked QB Rex Grossman for a seven-yard loss at Washington (10/6).
  • Combined with Parker to record a half-sack on QB Eli Manning at New York Giants (11/20).

2010: Provided quality minutes as a reserve defensive end, ending the season with eight tackles for loss. Played in 14 games (one start) and recorded 27 tackles (26 solo), three sacks, four pass defenses and three fumble recoveries.

  • Registered his first sack as an Eagle, bringing down QB David Garrard for a nine-yard loss vs. Jacksonville (9/26).
  • Recovered a fumble vs. Atlanta on a sack-strip play from DE Trent Cole.
  • Secured a decisive fumble recovery to seal the win vs. Houston (12/2) after Nate Allen sacked and forced a fumble on QB Matt Schaub late in the fourth quarter.
  • Forced a fumble on QB Aaron Rodgers for his first-career postseason sack and forced fumble vs. Green Bay (1/9). His turnover eventually led to an Eagles touchdown.

2009: Saw action in all 16 games for the fourth-consecutive year with the Seahawks and started in five games. Recorded 49 tackles (40 solo), 2.5 sacks, three pass defenses and one fumble recovery. His nine tackles for loss broke his previous career high of eight.

  • Sacked QB David Garrard vs. Jacksonville (10/11) and led the defensive line with four tackles and four quarterback hits.
  • Also recorded sacks against QB Brett Favre at Minnesota (11/22) and QB Aaron Rodgers at Green Bay (12/27).

2008: Played in 16 games and started in 11, finishing the season with a career-high 54 tackles (45 solo), 5.5 sacks, seven tackles for loss, a career-high four forced fumbles and one fumble recovery.

  • Dragged down QB Donovan McNabb for his first sack of the season vs. Philadelphia (11/2).
  • Had 2.5 sacks in the final two games of the season (1.5 at NYJ on 12/21; one at Arizona on 12/28).

2007: Started all 16 games for the first time in his career and had a career-high seven sacks in his sophomore season with Seattle. Concluded the season with 49 tackles (41 solo), one interception, eight pass defenses, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries.

  • Tied a Seahawks team record with four sacks vs. St. Louis (10/21).
  • Picked up a sack vs. Chicago (11/18) and registered his second-career interception at Cleveland (11/4).

2006: Played in all 16 games as a second-round draft pick out of Virginia Tech, racking up 23 tackles (15 solo), three sacks, one interception (returned for a touchdown), one pass defense and one forced fumble.

  • Intercepted QB Jay Cutler at Denver (12/3) and returned it 25 yards for his first-career interception and first-career touchdown.

COLLEGE
In his four seasons (2006-09) at Virginia Tech, played in a total of 53 games and concluded his collegiate career with 187 tackles, 23.5 sacks and 38 tackles for loss. Earned First Team All-America honors from the American Football Coaches Association and was given the Dudley Award as the top Division I player in the Commonwealth of Virginia in 2005.

  • Earned a degree in marketing in only three and a half years at Virginia Tech.

PERSONAL
Attended Deep Creek (Chesapeake, Va.) High School, where he amassed 22 sacks in helping his team to a 34-4 record during his three varsity seasons. Earned First Team All-Group AAA honors from state coaches following the 2001 season after posing a school-record 15 sacks.

  • Also lettered in basketball and track in high school.
  • Established a $600,000 fund to the Southeast Virginia Community Foundation. An initial sum of money was used to support the Westmoreland Children and Youth Association of Portsmouth, which provides flag football, baseball and softball programs.
  • Donates time and resources to the Boys and Girls Club and to the Food Bank of Southeastern Virginia.
  • Has two older brothers. His brother Charles II played baseball at North Carolina A&T and his brother Brian played football at Norfolk State.
  • Son of Charles, Sr. and Ruth Tapp.
  • Married to his wife, Tiffany, and has a daughter, Taylor.

TAPP’S SINGLE-GAME BESTS

  • Tackles: 9 at TB 10/19/08
  • Sacks: 4 vs. Stl 10/21/07
  • Pass Defenses: 2 (three times) Last at Was 11/15/10
  • Interceptions: 1 (twice) Last at Cle 11/04/07
  • Long Interception Return: 25 at Den 12/3/06
  • Interception Return Touchdowns: 1 at Den 12/3/06
  • Fumble Recoveries: 1 (eight times) Last vs. Cin 12/13
  • Forced Fumbles: 1 (nine times) Last at Stl 9/11/11

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