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Dekoda Watson

LB

#56

Experience: 10 years

Height: 6-2

Age: 31

Weight: 245 lbs

College: Florida State

2018 SEASON

  • TCKLS
    3
  • SCK
    2
  • FF
    1
  • INT

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Defense

YEAR TEAM G Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT TDS YDS AVG LNG
2010 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 15 29 24 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2011 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 14 23 21 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
2012 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 16 9 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 15 35 26 9 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
2014 Dallas Cowboys 10 13 8 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 New England Patriots 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 Denver Broncos 16 17 13 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 San Francisco 49ers 14 8 6 2 0 0
2018 San Francisco 49ers 4 5 3 2 2 0

Fumbles

YEAR TEAM G FUM LOST FF OWN FR OPP FR TD
2010 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 15 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 14 0 0 1 0 1 1
2012 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 16 0 0 0 0 2 0
2013 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 15 0 0 1 0 1 0
2014 Dallas Cowboys 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 New England Patriots 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 Denver Broncos 16 0 0 1 0 0 0
2017 San Francisco 49ers 14 0
2018 San Francisco 49ers 4 1

Biography

WATSON AT A GLANCE:

  • A 10th-year linebacker who appeared in 107 regular-season games (7 starts) and four postseason contests with Tampa Bay (2010-13), Jacksonville (2014), Dallas (2014), New England (2015), Denver (2016) and San Francisco (2017-18).
  • Totaled 98 tackles (77 solo), six sacks (36 yds.), one interception, four passes defensed, four forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries in addition 54 career special-teams stops in his first nine NFL seasons.
  • Contributed 10 tackles (7 solo) and four special-teams stops in 18 games played with the 49ers from 2017-18.
  • Played all 16 games in his first stint with Denver in 2016, recording six tackles (5 solo), one sack (7 yds.) and a team-high 11 special-teams stops.
  • Saw action in three regular-season games and two postseason contests for New England in 2015, contributing three special-teams tackles.
  • Tallied eight tackles (3 solo) and six special-teams stops with Jacksonville (9 gms.) and Dallas (1 gm.) in 2014 in addition to appearing in two postseason contests with the Cowboys.
  • Named NFC Special Teams Player of the Month (November, 2012) after totaling one blocked punt that led to a touchdown, one special-teams fumble recovery and two special-teams tackles.
  • Opened 32-of-47 games at Florida State University, recording 184 tackles, 11.5 sacks, two interceptions, 10 passes defensed, three fumble recoveries and one safety in addition to blocking three kicks.
  • Joined the Broncos in a trade with San Francisco on April 27, 2019.
  • Selected by the Buccaneers in the seventh round (217th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft.

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