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Buster Skrine



Experience: 9 years

Height: 5-9

Age: 30

Weight: 187 lbs

College: Tennessee-Chattanooga


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PRO CAREER: Appeared in 123 games (85 starts) through eight seasons with the Cleveland Browns (2011-14) and New York Jets (2015-18) ... has 432 career tackles (371 solo), 14 tackles for loss, nine interceptions, 3.5 sacks, four fumble recoveries, three forced fumbles and 18 special teams tackles.

2018 SEASON:  Appeared in 14 games with 11 starts for the Jets, tallying 57 tackles (51 solo), eight passes defensed, four tackles for loss, 0.5 sacks, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery.  

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2017: Started all 15 games he appeared in, posting 67 tackles, a sack, one interception,10 passes defensed (ranking second on the team) and tied for the team-lead in both forced fumbles and fumble recoveries with two ... one of 16 players in the NFL to record a sack, forced fumble, fumble recovery and interception ... one of only two cornerbacks to have multiple forced fumbles and fumble recoveries. 2016: Started all 14 games he played in, recording 51 tackles, one sack, eight passes defensed and one interception. 2015: Appeared in all 16 games (eight starts) … logged 65 tackles (the most by a Jets cornerback), one interception and eight passes defensed while seeing action at both inside and outside cornerback … part of a secondary that produced all 18 of the team's interceptions (tripling its 2014 total) and held opposing quarterbacks to just a 57.1 completion percentage, the lowest in the league. 2014: Started all 16 games for the first time in his career … amassed 66 tackles (55 solo), 18 passes defensed and a career-high four interceptions on the season ... was part of a Cleveland secondary that ranked first in opponents' passer ratings (74.1) and second in INTs (21). 2013: Played in all 16 games with 15 starts … career-best 75 tackles (63 solo), his first career sack, one interception and a career-high and team-best 23 passes defensed. 2012: Played in all 16 regular-season games with six starts … posted 73 tackles and 11 passes defensed, which ranked second on the team … recovered a fumble … added 11 stops on special teams, second most on the club … part of a kickoff coverage unit that ranked second in the NFL, having allowed a 19.8-yard average on 43 returns. 2011: Played in all 16 games in a reserve role… helped Browns finish second in the NFL in pass defense … tallied 10 tackles, an interception and a pair of passes defensed.

COLLEGE CAREER: Appeared in 42 games at the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (2007-10) with 30 starts … totaled 155 career tackles and five interceptions, including a 46-yard return for a touchdown … also returned 40 kickoffs for 891 yards (22.3 avg.) … named to the All-Southern Conference first team as a junior and senior.

PERSONAL: Played at Etowah High School in Woodstock, Georgia ... earned all-county, all-region and all-state honors and was named the Cherokee County Player of the Year as a senior … As a junior, named all-county at defensive back and was

selected as the team's MVP after recording 61 tackles and two interceptions.