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Derek Wolfe
DE #95
Height:
6-5
Weight:
285
Age:
27
College:
Cincinnati
Hometown:
Lisbon, Ohio
Experience:
5

Quick Stats (2016):

TCKL
51
SCK
5.5
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 191 134 57 22.5 0 8 0 0 -- 0 0 0 1
2016 DEN 14 14 51 38 13 5.5 -- 4 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2015 DEN 12 12 49 35 14 5.5 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2014 DEN 16 16 35 24 11 1.5 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2013 DEN 11 11 16 11 5 4.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2012 DEN 16 16 40 26 14 6.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 CAR W 21-20 2 2 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 IND W 34-20 4 3 1 1.5 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 @CIN W 29-17 4 4 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 @TB W 27-7 6 5 1 2.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 ATL L 16-23 3 1 2 0.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 @SD L 13-21 3 2 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 HOU W 27-9 3 2 1 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 SD W 27-19 3 1 2 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
9 @OAK L 20-30 2 1 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 @NO W 25-23 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
12 KC L 27-30 8 5 3 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 @JAX W 20-10 6 6 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 @TEN L 10-13 3 2 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
15 NE L 3-16 2 2 0 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
16 @KC L 10-33 2 2 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
17 OAK W 24-6 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

WOLFE AT A GLANCE:
•    A fifth-year defensive lineman who started all 55 regular-season games played and five postseason contests during his first five NFL seasons with Denver, totaling 140 tackles (96 solo), 17.0 sacks (109.5 yds.), four passes defensed and one fumble recovery.
•    Notched a career-best 49 tackles (35 solo) and 5.5 sacks (38.5 yds.) in 2015, finishing with at least half a sack in nine of his last 10 games (including the postseason).
• Named AFC Defensive Player of the Week after posting seven tackles (4 solo) vs. G.B. (11/1/15).
• Recorded 35 tackles (24 solo), 1.5 sacks (1 yd.), three passes defensed and one fumble recovery in addition to one blocked field goal for the Broncos in 2014.
•    Opened all 16 contests in 2012 to join Barney Chavous (1973) as the only Broncos defensive linemen in team history to start every game as a rookie.
•    Finished fourth on the team with six sacks (41 yds.) during his rookie campaign while participating in the seventh-most defensive snaps (903) on the club.
•    Started his final 38 games at the University of Cincinnati, finishing fourth on the Bearcats’ all-time list with 19.5 career sacks.
•    Named Big East Conference co-Defensive Player of the Year and earned second-team All-America honors as a senior in 2011 after recording 9.5 sacks on the season and ranking first among Football Subdivision defensive tackles with 21.5 tackles for a loss.
•    Selected by the Broncos in the second round (36th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Denver as a draft choice 5/21/12.

WOLFE AT A GLANCE:
•    A fifth-year defensive lineman who started all 55 regular-season games played and five postseason contests during his first five NFL seasons with Denver, totaling 140 tackles (96 solo), 17.0 sacks (109.5 yds.), four passes defensed and one fumble recovery.
•    Notched a career-best 49 tackles (35 solo) and 5.5 sacks (38.5 yds.) in 2015, finishing with at least half a sack in nine of his last 10 games (including the postseason).
• Named AFC Defensive Player of the Week after posting seven tackles (4 solo) vs. G.B. (11/1/15).
• Recorded 35 tackles (24 solo), 1.5 sacks (1 yd.), three passes defensed and one fumble recovery in addition to one blocked field goal for the Broncos in 2014.
•    Opened all 16 contests in 2012 to join Barney Chavous (1973) as the only Broncos defensive linemen in team history to start every game as a rookie.
•    Finished fourth on the team with six sacks (41 yds.) during his rookie campaign while participating in the seventh-most defensive snaps (903) on the club.
•    Started his final 38 games at the University of Cincinnati, finishing fourth on the Bearcats’ all-time list with 19.5 career sacks.
•    Named Big East Conference co-Defensive Player of the Year and earned second-team All-America honors as a senior in 2011 after recording 9.5 sacks on the season and ranking first among Football Subdivision defensive tackles with 21.5 tackles for a loss.
•    Selected by the Broncos in the second round (36th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Denver as a draft choice 5/21/12.

2015: Wolfe tallied a career-best 49 tackles (35 solo) and 5.5 sacks (38.5 yds.) while starting all 12 games played in the regular season... Posted 15 tackles (10 solo) and 2.5 sacks (15 yds.) in Denver’s three postseason contests... Finished the regular season and postseason with at least half a sack in seven straight contests and in nine of his last 10 games overall... Named AFC Defensive Player of the Week after leading the team with seven tackles (3 solo) vs. G.B. (11/1)... Led the team with a career-best eight tackles (6 solo) and sacked Patriots QB Tom Brady for 4 yards vs. N.E. (11/29)... Took down Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger (8 yds.) and added four tackles (1 solo) in Denver’s AFC Divisional Playoff Game vs. Pit. (1/17)... Posted six solo tackles, one sack (2 yds.) and one pass defensed in Denver’s AFC Championship Game vs. N.E. (1/24)... Tallied five tackles (3 solo) and 0.5 sacks (5 yds.) in Denver’s Super Bowl 50 victory vs. Car. (2/7).

2014: Wolfe started all 16 regular-season games for the second time in his career, totaling 35 tackles (24 solo), 1.5 sacks (1 yd.) and one pass defensed... Contributed to a defensive line that allowed just 79.8 rushing yards per game—the lowest single-season figure in team history and second-best mark in the NFL in 2014... Recorded season highs with five tackles each at NYJ (10/12) and N.E. (11/2)...  Blocked his first career field goal at S.D. (12/14).

2013: Wolfe started the first 11 games for Denver, registering 16 tackles (11 solo) and four sacks (34 yds.) before missing six games and being placed on injured reserve (illness) on Jan. 14... Made a pair of tackles behind the line of scrimmage vs. Bal. (9/5)... Recovered his first career fumble and sacked quarterback Robert Griffin III vs. Was. (10/27).

2012: Wolfe opened all 16 regular-season games as well as Denver’s postseason contest to join Barney Chavous (1973) as the only defensive linemen in Broncos history to start every game as a rookie... Finished third on the team with six sacks (41 yds.) and added 40 tackles (26 solo) while playing 903 defensive snaps... Became just the sixth Broncos rookie to register a sack in the team’s season opener as he dropped quarterback Ben Roethlisberger for a 9-yard loss vs. Pit. (9/9)... Sacked quarterback Brady Quinn for a 5-yard loss in the second quarter vs. K.C. (12/30) to mark his third consecutive game with a quarterback takedown... Made three tackles in Denver’s AFC Divisional Playoff Game vs. Bal. (1/12).

COLLEGE: Wolfe played 45 career games at the University of Cincinnati, starting his final 38 contests and totaling 161 tackles (89 solo), 19.5 sacks (126 yds.), two passes defensed, three forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries... Finished fourth on the school’s all-time sack list... Named Big East Conference co-Defensive Player of the Year and a second-team All-America selection after totaling 70 tackles (37 solo), 9.5 sacks (66 yds.), two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery as a senior... Ranked fifth in the nation with 21.5 tackles for a loss—a total that represented the fourth-most in school history and the most by a Football Bowl Subdivision defensive tackle in 2011... Recorded 48 tackles (29 solo), four sacks (21 yds.) and one pass defensed as a junior to earn second-team all-conference honors from The NFL Draft Report... Contributed as a 13-game starter a as sophomore, totaling 41 tackles (21 solo), five sacks (32 yds.), one forced fumble and one fumble recovery... Played seven games at defensive tackle as a true freshman after being recruited to the Bearcats as an offensive tackle... Recognized as the All-American Strength and Conditioning Athlete of the Year by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) in April 2011.

PERSONAL: Wolfe lettered three times as a defensive end, outside linebacker, tight end and offensive tackle at Beaver Local High School in Lisbon, Ohio, where he finished his prep career with 205 tackles... Collected 78 tackles and seven sacks as a senior in 2007 to earn Division III All-Ohio, All-Ohio Valley Athletic Conference, All-Eastern District and All-Ohio Valley Class AAAA first-team honors... Competed on the school’s powerlifting team and qualified for the state finals as a junior and senior... Majored in criminal justice at Cincinnati and was named to the Big East Academic Honor Roll as a senior... Named the recipient of the 2015 Lou Holtz/Ohio Valley Hall of Fame Banquet’s Lifetime Achievement Award... Derek J. Wolfe was born on Feb. 24, 1990, in Lisbon, Ohio.

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