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Ben Niemann

LB

#57

Experience: 7 years

Height: 6-2

Age: 28

Weight: 235 lbs

College: Iowa

2023 SEASON

  • Solo
    1
  • SCK
    0
  • FF
    0
  • INT
    --
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Recent Games

WK OPP RESULT TKL AST COMBINED SOLO SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
4 @Bears W 31 - 28
10 @Bills W 24 - 22
11 Vikings W 21 - 20
12 Browns W 29 - 12
13 @Texans L 17 - 22
14 @Chargers W 24 - 7
15 @Lions L 17 - 42
16 Patriots L 23 - 26 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0
17 Chargers W 16 - 9
18 @Raiders L 14 - 27

Career Stats

Defense Career

SEASON TEAM G GS TKL AST COMBINED SOLO SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
2018 Kansas City Chiefs 14 1 7 3 10 7 0 0 0 0
2019 Kansas City Chiefs 16 1 35 21 56 33 0 0 1 0
2020 Kansas City Chiefs 15 5 29 15 44 28 1 0 0 1 2
2021 Kansas City Chiefs 17 5 39 18 57 33 1 0 1 0 2
2022 Arizona Cardinals 17 9 38 32 70 26 0 0 1 0 1
2023 Denver Broncos 7 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 86 21 149 90 239 128 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 5

Biography

NIEMANN AT A GLANCE:

  • A sixth-year inside linebacker who played in 81 games (21 starts) with Kansas City (2018-21), Arizona (2022) and Denver (2023), totaling 220 tackles (135 solo), 2.0 sacks (17 yds.), three passes defensed, one forced fumble and six fumble recoveries.
  • Played in 11 postseason games, racking up 22 tackles (12 solo) and one quarterback hit.
  • Started 9-of-17 games with Arizona in 2022, racking up a career-high 67 tackles (35 solo) while also recovering one fumble and breaking up one pass.
  • Appeared in 17 games (5 starts) in 2021 with Kansas City, totaling 52 tackles (36 solo), one sack (9 yds.), one pass defensed and two fumble recoveries.
  • Totaled 43 tackles (29 solo), one sack (8 yds.), one forced fumble and two fumble recoveries in 15 games (5 starts) in 2020.
  • Saw action in all 16 games (1 start) in 2019, making 50 tackles (30 solo), one pass defensed and one fumble recovery.
  • Played collegiately at the University of Iowa (2014-17), where he started 40-of-53 games, totaling 200 tackles (109 solo), 17 tackles for loss, four sacks, two forced fumbles, 13 passes defensed and two interceptions.
  • Attended Sycamore (Ill.) High School, where he was a three-year letter winner as a wide receiver and strong safety.
  • Entered the NFL as a college free agent with Kansas City in 2018.
  • Signed by the Broncos as a free agent on Sept. 1, 2023.
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