Jakeem Grant Sr.

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#17

Experience: 6 years

Height: 5-7

Age: 29

Weight: 172 lbs

College: Texas Tech

2021 SEASON

  • REC
    5
  • YDS
    24
  • AVG
    4.8
  • TDS
    0
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WK OPP RESULT REC YDS AVG LNG TD ATT YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LOST
12 @Lions W 16 - 14 2 25 12.5 13 0 1 0 0 0 0
11 Ravens L 13 - 16 1 6 6 6 0 1 11 11 11 0
9 @Steelers L 27 - 29 1 1
8 49ers L 22 - 33
7 @Buccaneers L 3 - 38
6 Packers L 14 - 24
5 @Raiders W 20 - 9
4 @Dolphins W 27 - 17 1 -7 -7 -7 0 1 1
3 @Raiders L 28 - 31
2 @Dolphins W 35 - 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
1 @Patriots W 17 - 16

Career Stats

WRTE Career

SEASON TEAM G GS REC YDS AVG LNG TD ATT YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LOST
2016 Miami Dolphins 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 4 1
2017 Miami Dolphins 16 0 13 203 15.6 65 2 3 12 4 7 0 2 1
2018 Miami Dolphins 10 2 21 268 12.8 52 2 1 5 5 5 0
2019 Miami Dolphins 10 2 19 164 8.6 18 0 4 5 1.3 7 1 2 1
2020 Miami Dolphins 14 4 36 373 10.4 30 1 3 20 6.7 29 0 2 0
2021 Miami Dolphins 4 0 2 -7 -3.5 0 0 2 2
2021 Chicago Bears 7 0 3 31 10.3 13 0 2 11 5.5 11 0 1 1
TOTAL 77 8 94 1032 7.74 65 5 14 54 3.86 29 1 13 6

Biography

PRO CAREER:

  • Acquired in a trade with the Miami Dolphins on Oct. 5, 2021
  • 2020 2nd-team All-Pro returner
  • AFC Special Teams Player of the Week (vs. L.A. Rams, 11/1/20)
  • AFC Special Teams Player of the Week (vs. Tennessee, 9/9/18) ... Since 2016, he has played in 75 career games with eight starts
  • Has recorded 91 receptions for 1,001 yards (11.0 avg.) and owns five touchdowns
  • He is the Dolphins franchise record holder with five special teams return touchdowns and franchise record holder with three punt return touchdowns
  • His 2,206 career kickoff return yards were sixth in Dolphins history
  • His 978 career punt return yards through the start of the 2021 season, were fifth in Dolphins history
  • In 2020, his 330 punt return yards were the second most in the NFL
  • His 88-yard punt return touchdown vs. the L.A. Rams on Nov. 1, 2020 was the longest in team history
  • Posted his first kickoff return touchdown (102 yards) vs. Tennessee on Sept. 9, 2018; it was the second-longest kickoff return in franchise history
  • Joined running back Kenyan Drake in 2016 as the second pair of Dolphins rookies to have a kickoff and punt returned for a touchdown in the same season; it was just the fourth time in NFL history that two rookies on the same team combined for a kickoff and punt return for touchdown in the same season
  • In 2018 he was one of two NFL players (Andre Roberts) to return two kicks for touchdowns (one punt and one kickoff)
  • Prior to his injury in 2018, he was leading the NFL with 535 kickoff return yards and was fourth in punt return yards with 228 yards

2021 SEASON (Dolphins/Bears):

  • Played in four games for the Dolphins before being traded to the Bears prior to Week 5
  • With the Dolphins, he had two kickoff returns for 46 yards (23.0 avg.) and eight punt returns for 59 yards (7.4 avg.)
  • Since joining the Bears, Grant has made 18 kick returns for 443 yards (24.6 avg.). Over the past 10 seasons, Grant's 25.7 average (through Week 8) would trail only Cordarrelle Patterson's 2019 & 2020 seasons and Devin Hester in 2013.

2020 SEASON: (Dolphins):

  • Played in 14 games with four starts
  • Named second team All-Pro returner
  • Inactive for two games
  • Finished the season with 36 receptions for 373 yards (10.4 avg.) and one touchdown
  • He also recorded 29 punt returns for 330 yards (11.4 avg.) and one special teams touchdown
  • His touchdown came from an 88-yard punt return in the second quarter vs. the LA Rams, the longest in team history; it also was the third of his career, setting a new Dolphins franchise record
  • He had one kickoff return for 45 yards in the same game and was named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week for his efforts
  • Became the first NFL player since 2002 (Baltimore's Lamont Brightful) to have an 88+ yard punt return and 45+ yard kickoff return in the same game
  • Logged four receptions for 43 yards (10.8 avg.) and one touchdown in Week 9 vs. the Chargers

2019 SEASON (Dolphins):

  • Played in 10 games with two starts
  • Inactive for one game and missed the rest of the season after being placed on injured reserve on Nov. 27
  • Ended the season with 19 receptions for 164 yards (8.6 avg.), four carries for five yards (1.2 avg.), one rushing touchdown and one touchdown on punt return
  • He also had 23 kickoff returns for 578 yards (25.1 avg.)
  • In Week 6, he returned a kickoff 101 yards for a touchdown with 1:09 remaining in the first half; his 198 kickoff return yards in this game marked him as the player with the sixth-most in team history and most in a game since 2009 (Ted Ginn Jr.) ... In Week 10, he caught three passes for 32 yards and notched one rushing touchdown vs. Buffalo.

2018 SEASON (Dolphins):

  • Played in 10 games with two starts
  • Was inactive for one game and missed the rest of the season after being placed on injured reserve on Nov. 28
  • Ended the season with 21 receptions for 268 yards (12.8 avg.) and two touchdowns, one on kickoff return and one on punt return
  • He also logged 18 kickoff returns for 535 yards (29.7 avg.) and 14 punt returns for 228 yards (16.3 avg.)
  • At the time of his injury, he was leading the NFL with 535 kickoff return yards and was fourth in punt return yards with 228 yards
  • Notched five receptions for 38 yards, two kickoff returns for 125 yards (62.5 avg.) and one touchdown vs. the Titans; he also returned a kickoff 102 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter to give Miami a 17-10 lead, it was his first career kickoff return for a touchdown and the second-longest in franchise history (Mercury Morris, 105, 9/14/69 at Cincinnati)
  • His efforts vs. Tennessee earned him the title AFC Special Teams Player of the Week in Week 1
  • Against Oakland, he scored on an 18-yard shovel pass from quarterback Ryan Tannehill in the third quarter
  • He also caught a 52-yard TD pass from wide receiver Albert Wilson to put Miami ahead 21-17 with 7:18 remaining in the game; it was the first multi-touchdown game of his career
  • At Cincinnati he had three punt returns for 85 yards (28.3 avg.) and one touchdowns along with three kickoff returns for 89 yards (29.7 avg.); he also returned a punt 71 yards for a touchdown in the second quarter to extend Miami's lead 14-0. It was his second career punt return for a touchdown
  • After Week 5 he became the first player in Dolphins history to score on a reception, kickoff return and punt return in the same season
  • He also became the second player in NFL history (Dante Hall, 2003) with a 100+ yard kickoff return touchdown, 70+ yard punt return touchdown and 50+ yard touchdown catch in the same season

2017 Season (Dolphins):

  • Played in all 16 games
  • Ended the season with 13 receptions for 203 yards (15.6 avg.) and two touchdowns
  • He also recorded 21 kickoff returns for 479 yards (22.8 avg.) and 25 punt returns for 190 yards (7.6 avg.). In Week 11 he hauled in a 25-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Jay Cutler vs. New England
  • In Week 15 at the Chiefs, he had four receptions for 107 yards and scored on a 65-yard TD reception from quarter Jay Cutler in the second quarter; he also totaled 101 receiving yards in the first half

2016 Season (Dolphins):

  • Played in all 16 games as a rookie
  • Ended the season with 19 kickoff returns for 439 yards (23.1 avg.), 20 punt returns for 165 yards (8.3 avg.) and one touchdown
  • Joined running back Kenyan Drake as the second pair of Dolphins rookies to have a kickoff and punt returned for a touchdown in the same season; it was just the fourth time in NFL history two rookies on the same team combined for both a kickoff and punt return touchdown in the same season
  • In Week 5 against Tennessee, he logged one punt return for 74 yards and notched one touchdown; two kickoff returns for 47 yards (23.5 avg.)
  • His 74-yard TD was the seventh longest punt return in team history and third-longest by a rookie
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