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Matt Shaughnessy
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TOTAL 75 176 143 33 18.5 0 2 0 0 0 -- 0
2014 ARI 8 17 12 5 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2013 ARI 16 36 31 5 3 0 1 -- -- -- -- --
2012 OAK 16 31 25 6 3.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2011 OAK 3 7 6 1 1 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2010 OAK 16 56 43 13 7 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2009 OAK 16 29 26 3 4 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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Selected by Oakland Raiders in third round (71st overall) of 2009 NFL Draft, April 26, 2009…Signed first contract, July 29, 2009…Placed on reserve/injured by Raiders (shoulder), Oct. 19, 2011.

Selected by Oakland Raiders in third round (71st overall) of 2009 NFL Draft, April 26, 2009…Signed first contract, July 29, 2009…Placed on reserve/injured by Raiders (shoulder), Oct. 19, 2011.

CAREER: Talented defensive end, had third NFL season cut short due to injury…Posted 11 sacks in first two pro campaigns…Has played in 35 career games with 13 starts…Career totals include 92 tackles (75 solo), 12 sacks, two forced fumbles and one pass defensed.

2011: Started first three games before sustaining season-ending shoulder injury…Inactive for three contests before being played on reserve/injured…Totaled seven tackles (six solo) and one sack…(9/12) at DEN: Registered a key fourth-quarter sack, dropping Kyle Orton in Raiders territory with Oakland leading 23-13 in eventual win…(9/25) vs. NYJ: Had one solo stop before suffering a shoulder injury.

2010: Played in all 16 games with eight starts at defensive end…Tied for second on the team with seven sacks…Added 56 tackles (43 solo), one pass defensed and two forced fumbles…(9/12) at TEN: Dropped Vince Young in the third quarter…(9/26) at ARI: Posted a third-quarter sack of Derek Anderson…(10/10) vs. SD: At the Oakland 19-yard line, forced a first-quarter fumble recovered by teammate Lamarr Houston on a Philip Rivers sack, in eventual 35-27 win…(10/17) at SF: Sacked Alex Smith in second quarter…(10/31) vs. SEA: Floored Matt Hasselbeck on third down, forcing Seahawks to settle for a FG…(11/28) vs. MIA: Forced a Ronnie Brown fumble late in first quarter…(12/12) at JAC: Paired with Kamerion Wimbley on a David Garrard sack, making Jaguars punt in first quarter…(12/19) vs. DEN: Set career highs with eight tackles (four solo) and 1½ sacks, both Tim Tebow takedowns…Shared initial sack with Tommy Kelly in first quarter, then corralled QB on final Denver snap to seal 39-23 win.

2009: Saw action in all 16 games with two starts…Named to the Pro Football Weekly/PFWA All-Rookie Team…Tied for third on the team with four sacks …Totaled 29 stops (26 solo), with 10 tackles for loss, and one fumble recovery…(9/14) vs. SD: Made NFL debut, seeing time at defensive end and on special teams…(10/4) at HOU: Covered a Steve Slaton fumble to set up a game-tying field goal in first quarter…(11/1) at SD: Tackled LaDainian Tomlinson for a 5-yard loss on a second-quarter carry, then sacked Philip Rivers at the Oakland 9-yard line, making Chargers settle for fourth-quarter FG with under five minutes left to keep Raiders within one score…(11/15) vs. KC: Made first career start, at defensive end, and sacked Matt Cassel in final period…(12/13) vs. WAS: His third-quarter sack of Jason Campbell helped force a punt with Raiders down by four points…(12/20) at DEN: Sacked Kyle Orton in first quarter, then dropped LaMont Jordan for a 1-yard loss on his fourth-quarter carry in 20-19 Oakland win…(12/27) at CLE: Recorded two stops for loss.

COLLEGE: Played in 50 games with 46 starts at Wisconsin….After starting the Badgers’ 2005 opener as a true freshman, overcame an ACL injury to start the final 39 games, helping his class compile a 40-11 record, with four straight bowl berths…Recorded 174 stops (109 solo) with 18½ sacks, 22 QB pressures and 41½ tackles for loss, sixth on school’s all-time list…All-Big Ten honorable mention as a senior, when he earned team’s Jay Seiler Coaches Appreciation Award…Despite suffering a right fibula fracture in spring camp, went on to start all 13 games at defensive end…Recorded 40 tackles (29 solo) with four sacks  and eight stops for loss…Also broke up a pass and posted three pressures, one that forced an interception…As a junior second-team all-conference player, voted team’s Defensive MVP…Started all 13 games at defensive end…Ranked fourth in conference and 19th nationally with 18.0 tackles for loss, among a career-high 60 total stops (41 solo) with five sacks, three passes defensed and four pressures…Second-team all-conference as a sophomore, started all 13 games at defensive end…Totaled 35 tackles (19 solo), four sacks, eight stops for loss and three pressures…Also caused and recovered a fumble…Honorable-mention all-conference in 2005, when he started season-opener as a true freshman, earned first-team Freshman All-America honors from The Sporting News and ESPN.com…Appeared in 11 games, starting seven at right defensive end, until ACL injury ended his season in early November…Finished with 39 tackles (20 solo), 2½ sacks, five pressures, 7½ stops for loss and a pair of passes defensed…Sociology major.

PERSONAL: Attended Norwich (Conn.) Free Academy…Named to the Connecticut High School Coaches Association and New Haven Register all-state teams in 2004…Earned all-conference and all-area accolades in each of his three final seasons, adding three more letters in basketball and two in track…Represented Raiders at the Madden-Marriucci Battle of the Bay in June 2012…Spent time volunteering for the Unity Fair Anti-Bullying Campaign with Encinal High School in Alameda, Calif., in June 2012.

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