|17||@Lions||W 37 - 35|
|16||@Saints||L 33 - 52|
|15||Bears||L 27 - 33|
|14||@Buccaneers||L 14 - 26|
|13||Jaguars||W 27 - 24|
|12||Panthers||W 28 - 27||11||5||6||0||1||1||0||0||0||0||0|
|11||Cowboys||L 28 - 31||8||2||6||0||2||1||0||0||0||0||0|
|10||@Bears||W 19 - 13||3||2||1||0||0||0|
|9||Lions||W 34 - 20||6||3||3||0||1||1||0||0||0||0||0|
|8||@Packers||W 28 - 22||8||4||4||0||0||0|
|6||Falcons||L 23 - 40||13||11||2||0||0||0|
|5||@Seahawks||L 26 - 27||8||7||1||0||0||0|
|4||@Texans||W 31 - 23||10||5||5||0||1||0|
|3||Titans||L 30 - 31||10||5||5||0||1||0|
|2||@Colts||L 11 - 28||9||8||1||0||0||0|
|1||Packers||L 34 - 43||11||7||4||0||0||0|
• Took leadership role on Vikings Social Justice Committee following tragic events in Minneapolis in spring 2020, calling for action and leading team and nationwide discussion.
• Named to his 1st Pro Bowl and earned Associated Press 1st- Team All-Pro honors following the 2019 season, becoming the 1st Vikings LB to be named All-Pro since Chad Greenway (2nd Team) in 2012. Matt Blair in 1980 was the last Vikings LB to earn 1st-Team AP All-Pro honors.
• The highest-graded LB in the NFL according to Pro Football Focus in 2019, boasting a score of 90.5.
• Tied for the lead among NFL LBs with 12 PBUs in 2019.
• Led the team in tackles for the 5th consecutive season in 2019.
• Recorded INTs in back-to-back games in 2019 Weeks 13-14, making him the 1st Vikings LB with multiple INTs in a single season since Chad Greenway (3) and Erin Henderson (2) in 2013.
• The 2nd Vikings rookie to lead team in tackles and the 1st since 1961 expansion season when Rip Hawkins led the club.
• Tied for 2nd-most career INT Return TDs (2) in team history by a LB, trailing only Rip Hawkins (3).
OFF THE FIELD
• Earned his degree from UCLA in political science.
• Auctioned his original paintings and matched the purchase price for donations to food shelves during Covid19 shutdown.
• Father, Horace, was a RB at UCLA and played in the CFL.
• Brother, Mychal, attended California and was drafted by Philadelphia in the 2nd round (#46 overall) in 2012 NFL Draft, 1 pick lower than younger brother Eric would go 3 years later.
• "Leap Year" baby born on 2/29/92 in Clovis, CA.
• Has 7 siblings.
• Has regularly met with youth at the Hennepin County Juvenile Detention Center and worked with All Square in the Twin Cities, a counseling and support group for people with police records re-entering society.
• Visited pediatric patients at UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital during the 2019 offseason, playing video games, doing arts and crafts and talking football with the kids.
• College roommate of 2014 1st-round selection Anthony Barr.
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