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Brent Grimes
CB #24
Height:
5-10
Weight:
185
Age:
34
College:
Shippensburg
Hometown:
Philadelphia, PA
Experience:
11

Quick Stats (2017):

TCKL
27
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
2
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 504 440 64 0.0 0 129 32 461 -- 94 3 3 1
2017 TB 6 6 27 26 1 0.0 -- 6 2 67 33.5 39 0 0 --
2016 TB 16 16 57 51 6 0.0 0 24 4 37 9.3 31 1 1 --
2015 MIA 15 15 49 42 7 0.0 -- 14 4 20 5 17 0 0 --
2014 MIA 16 16 57 47 10 0.0 0 12 5 80 16 32 1 1 --
2013 MIA 16 16 60 52 8 0.0 0 17 4 102 25.5 94 1 0 --
2012 ATL 1 1 6 6 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2011 ATL 12 12 49 37 12 0.0 -- 14 1 29 29 29 0 1 --
2010 ATL 16 16 87 76 11 0.0 -- 23 5 84 16.8 36 0 0 --
2009 ATL 16 8 66 62 4 0.0 -- 13 6 17 2.8 11 0 0 1
2008 ATL 12 6 34 30 4 0.0 -- 6 1 25 25 25 0 0 --
2007 ATL 2 0 12 11 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
2 CHI W 29-7 6 6 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 @MIN L 17-34 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 NYG W 25-23 5 5 0 0.0 -- 3 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 NE L 14-19 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 @ARI L 33-38 8 7 1 0.0 -- 2 1 39 39 39 0 0 --
7 @BUF L 27-30 4 4 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 CAR L 3-17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
9 @NO L 10-30 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 NYJ W 15-10 3 3 0 0.0 -- 1 1 28 28 28 0 0 --

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Biography

Acquired By Bucs: 

Signed by Tampa Bay on March 11, 2016 as an unrestricted free agent from Miami.

 

Originally Entered NFL: 

Originally entered the NFL as a college free agent with Atlanta on May 16, 2006.

 

Awards & Accolades: 

Four-time Pro Bowl selection (2010, 2013-15).

2014 Second-team Associated Press All-Pro.

2011 NFL Alumni Defensive Back of the Year.

AFC Defensive Player of the Week, Week 9, 2014.

NFC Defensive Player of the Week, Week 15, 2010.

 

Career Highlights: 

Spent six seasons with Atlanta (2007-12) and three with Miami (2013-15), before joining Tampa Bay.

Has started 106-of-122 career regular-season games, totaling 458 tackles, 123 passes defensed, 30 interceptions (394 return yards, three touchdowns), three forced fumbles and one fumble recovery.

Started one-of-two postseason contests, recording seven tackles and one fumble recovery.

Since 2013, Grimes’ 17 interceptions are the third-most in the NFL and are tied for the second-most among cornerbacks during that time.

His 29 interceptions since 2009 are tied for the second-most in the NFL during that span (Richard Sherman, 30).

Led NFL with 24 passes defensed in 2016. 

Has two career multi-interception games: at N.Y. Jets (two INT, 12/20/09) and vs. San Diego (two INT, 11/2/14).

Set a career-high with six passes defensed at Tampa Bay (12/5/10).

Registered first career interception returned for a touchdown against Cincinnati (10/31/13).

Tallied first career forced fumble against Green Bay (10/9/11).

Logged a career-high 12 tackles at Philadelphia (10/17/10).

Recorded only career fumble recovery at Dallas (10/25/09).

Notched first career interception against Kansas City (9/21/08).

Made first career start against Detroit (9/7/08).

Made NFL debut at Arizona (12/23/07).

 

2016 Highlights:

Started all 16 games at cornerback, totaling 57 tackles, a team-leading four interceptions (one returned for touchdown), a league-leading 24 passes defensed, and one forced fumble

Led the NFL with 24 passes defensed. 

Started in Buccaneers debut and recorded two passes defensed, both on third down, in season-opening win at Atlanta (9/11).

Started at Arizona (9/18) and tied for team lead with seven tackles. 

Posted one tackle vs. Los Angeles (9/25).

Notched five tackles and three passes defensed vs. Denver (10/2).

Posted four tackles, one interception and two passes defensed in win at Carolina (10/10). His first interception as a Buccaneer came in the end zone with 8:39 remaining in a tie game. Grimes saved a touchdown on the previous play when he pushed a ball carrier out of bounds at the one-yard line following a 16-yard gain.

Registered one tackle and two passes defensed in win at San Francisco (10/23), helping limit San Francisco to 113 passing yards.

Recorded four tackles and two passes defensed vs Oakland (10/30).

Registered three tackles and one pass defensed vs. Atlanta (11/3).

Snatched second interception of the season in 36-10 win vs. Chicago (11/13).

Tallied two tackles and a forced fumble before leaving the game with a quadriceps injury in win at Kansas City (11/20).

Collected five tackles and one pass defensed in helping limit Seattle to 118 net passing yards in 14-5 win (11/27).

Posted two tackles and a pass defensed in win at San Diego (12/4).

Recorded an interception of Drew Brees to go along with two tackles in win vs. New Orleans (12/11).

Recorded six tackles and two passes defensed at Dallas (12/18).

Collected a season-high nine tackles – his most since 12/27/09 – and one pass defensed at New Orleans (12/24).

Intercepted Cam Newton on second play of second half, returning the interception 31 yards for a touchdown, giving the Buccaneers a 10-7 lead in their eventual 17-16 victory.  Added four passes defensed and four tackles on way to being ranked as Pro Football Focus No. 1 player in the NFL for Week 17.

 

College/Personal: 

Played in 43 games at Shippensburg (2002-05), recording 140 tackles and setting school records in both passes defensed (38) and interceptions (27). His interception total also set a conference record.

Named first-team All-American as both a senior and junior, while earning second-team honors as a sophomore.

Holds Shippensburg all-time record with 82 punt returns for 1,126 yards.

Majored in sociology.

Attended Northeast High School (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania).

Born Brent Omar Grimes on July 19, 1983 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Acquired By Bucs: 

Signed by Tampa Bay on March 11, 2016 as an unrestricted free agent from Miami.

 

Originally Entered NFL: 

Originally entered the NFL as a college free agent with Atlanta on May 16, 2006.

 

Awards & Accolades: 

Four-time Pro Bowl selection (2010, 2013-15).

2014 Second-team Associated Press All-Pro.

2011 NFL Alumni Defensive Back of the Year.

AFC Defensive Player of the Week, Week 9, 2014.

NFC Defensive Player of the Week, Week 15, 2010.

 

Career Highlights: 

Spent six seasons with Atlanta (2007-12) and three with Miami (2013-15), before joining Tampa Bay.

Has started 106-of-122 career regular-season games, totaling 458 tackles, 123 passes defensed, 30 interceptions (394 return yards, three touchdowns), three forced fumbles and one fumble recovery.

Started one-of-two postseason contests, recording seven tackles and one fumble recovery.

Since 2013, Grimes’ 17 interceptions are the third-most in the NFL and are tied for the second-most among cornerbacks during that time.

His 29 interceptions since 2009 are tied for the second-most in the NFL during that span (Richard Sherman, 30).

Led NFL with 24 passes defensed in 2016. 

Has two career multi-interception games: at N.Y. Jets (two INT, 12/20/09) and vs. San Diego (two INT, 11/2/14).

Set a career-high with six passes defensed at Tampa Bay (12/5/10).

Registered first career interception returned for a touchdown against Cincinnati (10/31/13).

Tallied first career forced fumble against Green Bay (10/9/11).

Logged a career-high 12 tackles at Philadelphia (10/17/10).

Recorded only career fumble recovery at Dallas (10/25/09).

Notched first career interception against Kansas City (9/21/08).

Made first career start against Detroit (9/7/08).

Made NFL debut at Arizona (12/23/07).

 

2016 Highlights:

Started all 16 games at cornerback, totaling 57 tackles, a team-leading four interceptions (one returned for touchdown), a league-leading 24 passes defensed, and one forced fumble

Led the NFL with 24 passes defensed. 

Started in Buccaneers debut and recorded two passes defensed, both on third down, in season-opening win at Atlanta (9/11).

Started at Arizona (9/18) and tied for team lead with seven tackles. 

Posted one tackle vs. Los Angeles (9/25).

Notched five tackles and three passes defensed vs. Denver (10/2).

Posted four tackles, one interception and two passes defensed in win at Carolina (10/10). His first interception as a Buccaneer came in the end zone with 8:39 remaining in a tie game. Grimes saved a touchdown on the previous play when he pushed a ball carrier out of bounds at the one-yard line following a 16-yard gain.

Registered one tackle and two passes defensed in win at San Francisco (10/23), helping limit San Francisco to 113 passing yards.

Recorded four tackles and two passes defensed vs Oakland (10/30).

Registered three tackles and one pass defensed vs. Atlanta (11/3).

Snatched second interception of the season in 36-10 win vs. Chicago (11/13).

Tallied two tackles and a forced fumble before leaving the game with a quadriceps injury in win at Kansas City (11/20).

Collected five tackles and one pass defensed in helping limit Seattle to 118 net passing yards in 14-5 win (11/27).

Posted two tackles and a pass defensed in win at San Diego (12/4).

Recorded an interception of Drew Brees to go along with two tackles in win vs. New Orleans (12/11).

Recorded six tackles and two passes defensed at Dallas (12/18).

Collected a season-high nine tackles – his most since 12/27/09 – and one pass defensed at New Orleans (12/24).

Intercepted Cam Newton on second play of second half, returning the interception 31 yards for a touchdown, giving the Buccaneers a 10-7 lead in their eventual 17-16 victory.  Added four passes defensed and four tackles on way to being ranked as Pro Football Focus No. 1 player in the NFL for Week 17.

 

College/Personal: 

Played in 43 games at Shippensburg (2002-05), recording 140 tackles and setting school records in both passes defensed (38) and interceptions (27). His interception total also set a conference record.

Named first-team All-American as both a senior and junior, while earning second-team honors as a sophomore.

Holds Shippensburg all-time record with 82 punt returns for 1,126 yards.

Majored in sociology.

Attended Northeast High School (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania).

Born Brent Omar Grimes on July 19, 1983 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 

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