Quinton Jefferson

Defensive Tackle

#97

Experience: 6 years

Height: 6-4

Age: 28

Weight: 291 lbs

College: Maryland

2020 SEASON

  • TCKLS
    14
  • SCK
    3
  • FF
    1
  • INT
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Recent Games

WK OPP RESULT Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
17 Dolphins W 56 - 26
16 @Patriots W 38 - 9 2 2 0 1 0 0
15 @Broncos W 48 - 19 1 0 1 0 0 0
14 Steelers W 26 - 15 1 1 0 0 0 0
13 @49ers W 34 - 24 1 1 0 0 0 0
12 Chargers W 27 - 17 1 0 1 0 0 0
10 @Cardinals L 30 - 32
9 Seahawks W 44 - 34
8 Patriots W 24 - 21 1 1 0 1 0 0
3 Rams W 35 - 32 1 1 0 0 0 0
7 @Jets W 18 - 10 2 1 1 0 1 0
2 @Dolphins W 31 - 28 2 0 2 0 0 0
6 Chiefs L 17 - 26 3 1 2 0 0 0
1 Jets W 27 - 17 1 0 1 0 0 0
5 @Titans L 16 - 42 4 3 1 0 0 0
4 @Raiders W 30 - 23 1 1 0 1 0 1 1

Career Stats

Defense Career

SEASON TEAM G GS Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
2016 Seattle Seahawks 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 Seattle Seahawks 6 0 6 5 1 1 0 0
2018 Seattle Seahawks 16 12 24 14 10 3 2 0 1
2019 Seattle Seahawks 14 12 25 13 12 3.5 3 0 1
2020 Buffalo Bills 16 4 21 12 9 3 1 1 1
TOTAL 55 28 77 44 33 10.5 0 6 0 0 NaN 0 0 1 3

Biography

Jefferson, a 6-foot-4, 291-pound defensive tackle, was originally drafted in the fifth round (147th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft by the Seattle Seahawks. He spent four seasons with the club before having a one-year stint with the Buffalo Bills in 2020. Over his five-year career, Jefferson has appeared in 55 contests and made 28 starts, compiling 82 tackles (48 solo), 10.5 sacks, one forced fumble, three fumble recoveries and six passes defensed. In postseason action, Jefferson appeared in six contests between the Seahawks and Bills, totaling nine stops (four) and two sacks.

Last season in his lone campaign with the Bills, Jefferson appeared in 16 contests for the second time in his career while making four starts. He totaled 23 stops (14) on the year while recording at least three sacks for the third consecutive season, adding one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and one pass defensed.

Jefferson appeared in 39 games over his four seasons with the Seahawks, making 24 starts. In 2019, he posted career highs in tackles (26), sacks (3.5) and passes defensed, while also tallying one fumble recovery. He appeared in all 16 contests for the first time in 2018 after contributing as a key rotational player on the defense over his first two seasons.

A native of Pittsburgh, Pa., Jefferson was a four-year player at Maryland from 2012-15. He appeared in 37 games with 28 starts during his time with the program, totaling 107 tackles (52), including 21.5 for loss, 10.5 sacks, three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and two interceptions.

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