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Melvin Ingram

Defensive End

#24

Experience: 10 years

Height: 6-2

Age: 32

Weight: 247 lbs

College: South Carolina

2021 SEASON

  • Solo
    5
  • SCK
    1
  • FF
    0
  • INT
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Biography

  • Tenth-year linebacker enters his first season with the Chiefs in 2021.
  • Traded to Kansas City from Pittsburgh in exchange for a 2022 sixth-round pick.

Transactions:

  • Traded to Kansas City from Pittsburgh (11/2/21) ... Signed a one-year contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers (7/20/21) ... Signed a four-year contract extension with the Chargers (6/13/17) ... Designated franchise player (non-exclusive) by Los Angeles Chargers (2/28/17) ... Had fifth-year team option exercised on rookie contract by Chargers (4/8/15) ... Signed five-year rookie contract ... Originally drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the first round (18th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft.

Career:

  • Three-time Pro Bowl Selection (2017-19)
  • Named AFC Defensive Player of the Month for September in 2017 when he led the conference with 5.5 sacks over three games during the opening month of the season.
  • In 2018, became the second player in NFL history to have a sack, an interception and a rushing attempt in a single game (New York Jets LB Mo Lewis, 2000).
  • Posted 7.5 sacks in the first five weeks of 2017, good for the most through five games in Chargers' history.
  • Owns sole possession of No. 4 on the Chargers' all-time sacks list with 49.0 as a Charger.
  • Recorded two sacks in the 2018 AFC Wild Card at Baltimore, the first Charger with two-plus sacks in a postseason game since DE Raylee Johnson in Super Bowl XXIX against San Francisco.
  • Tied single-season career highs in tackles (76) and sacks (10.5) in 2017, while setting a new personal best with 22.5 tackles for loss.
  • In 2017, combined with DE Joey Bosa to total 23 sacks between them and rank as the No. 2 sack duo in the NFL.

2021 (STEELERS)

  • Recorded his first sack as a Steeler in the 2021 home opener vs Las Vegas (Week 2)
  • Led the team with three QB hits on Aaron Rodgers in Week 4 at Green Bay

2020 (CHARGERS)

  • Named team captain
  • Logged seven starts for the Chargers prior to being placed on Reserve/Injured following Week 11, his second stint on the Reserve/Injured list
  • In all, spent Weeks 3 to 5 and Week 12 to 17 on Reserved/Injured
  • Finished the season with 10 tackles (five solo), one interception, four quarterback hits, and two passes defensed
  • His Week 1 INT marked his third in as many seasons, becoming the first defensive lineman to record an INT in each of the last three seasons

*2019 (CHARGERS) *

  • Selected to his third Pro Bowl, replacing Los Angeles Chargers DE Joey Bosa after initially being named as an alternate
  • Started all 13 games he played in at DE
  • Finished the season with 60 tackles (45 solo), four passes defensed, one interception, one fumble recovery, 7.0 sacks, 11 tackles for loss and 12 quarterback hits.
  • Moved into sole possession of No. 4 on the Chargers all-time sacks list with 49 in his career, passing Hall of Fame LB Junior Seau (47.0), DE Raylee Johnson (46.0) and LB Shawne Merriman (43.5).
  • Made the NFL Network's NFL Top 100 list at #48

*2018 (CHARGERS) *

  • Selected to his second Pro Bowl
  • Started at DE in all 16 contests
  • Recorded 53 tackles (35 solo) with seven sacks and 14 tackles for loss
  • Broke up five passes, forced a fumble and posted the first regular-season INT of his career, returning it eight yards
  • Moved into sole possession of No. 7 on the Chargers all-time sacks list with 42 in his career, passing DE Burt Grossman (38.0) and DE Chris Mims (38.0)
  • Started both postseason games at DE…Posted nine tackles (eight solo), two sacks and three tackles for loss…Added a pass defensed, a forced fumble and a recovery
  • Became the first Charger with two-plus sacks in a postseason game since DE Raylee Johnson did so in Super Bowl XXIX against San Francisco
  • Made the NFL Network's NFL Top 100 list at #76

*2017 (CHARGERS) *

  • Selected to his first Pro Bowl, replacing Los Angeles Chargers DE Joey Bosa after initially being named as an alternate
  • Named AFC Defensive Player of the Month for September
  • Led the conference with 5.5 sacks and 16 tackles (13 solo) in three games during the season's opening month
  • Started all 16 contests, posting 76 tackles (50 solo), 10.5 sacks, 22.5 tackles for loss, a pass defensed, a forced fumble and two recoveries, including one he returned 39 yards for the first TD of his career
  • His 10.5 sacks ranked tied for sixth in the AFC and tied for No. 15 in the NFL in 2017
  • His 7.5 sacks in the first five weeks were the most through five games in Chargers history
  • Registered the most defensive snaps among all Los Angeles pass rushers with 891
  • Part of a defensive unit that ranked tied for fifth in the NFL with 43 sacks
  • Combined with Bosa (12.5 sacks), was the No. 2 sack duo in the NFL with 23 sacks between the two of them

*2016 (CHARGERS) *

  • Started all 16 games for the second-straight year
  • Totaled 66 tackles (45 solo), eight sacks and 13 tackles for loss
  • Added four passes defensed and four forced fumbles

*2015 (CHARGERS) *

  • Started all 16 games for the first time in his career, setting career highs with 76 tackles (65 solo) and 10.5 sacks
  • Added 19 tackles for loss, five passes defensed, four forced fumbles and a recovery
  • Posted at least one sack in five-straight games to close out the season

*2014 (CHARGERS) *

  • Started all nine games that he played in, missing seven games with a hip injury
  • Placed on injured reserve with designation to return with a hip injury on Sept. 20
  • Activated on Nov. 15
  • Registered 40 tackles (25 solo), four sacks, seven tackles for loss and two forced fumbles
  • Posted his first back-to-back games with sacks

*2013 (CHARGERS) *

  • Suffered a knee injury early in the offseason and began the season on the Physically Unable to Perform list before returning Dec. 8
  • Finished the season with 13 tackles (five solo), a sack, two tackles for loss and a forced fumble in four games played (one start)
  • Started both postseason contests, registering six tackles (two solo) and an INT that he returned three yards for his first NFL pick

2012 (CHARGERS)

  • Appeared in all 16 games with two starts
  • Registered 29 tackles (18 solo) and a six-yard sack
  • Added five tackles for loss, five passes defensed and two forced fumbles
  • Recorded 12 special teams tackles
  • Forced a fumble on the first defensive series of his NFL debut at Oakland on Sept. 10

Recent Games

WK OPP RESULT Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
11 Cowboys W 19 - 9 1 1 0 0 0 0
10 @Raiders W 41 - 14 1 0 1 0 0 0
9 Packers W 13 - 7 1 0 1 0 0 0
8 @Browns W 15 - 10
6 @Steelers L 20 - 23
5 @Steelers L 19 - 27 1 0 1 0 0 0
4 @Packers L 17 - 27 1 1 0 0 0 0
3 @Steelers W 24 - 10 2 1 1 0 0 0
2 @Steelers W 26 - 17 4 1 3 1 0 0
1 @Bills W 23 - 16 1 1 0 0 1 0

Career Stats

Defense Career

SEASON TEAM G GS Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
2012 San Diego Chargers 16 2 39 25 14 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2013 San Diego Chargers 4 1 5 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2014 San Diego Chargers 9 9 23 15 8 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2015 San Diego Chargers 16 16 60 47 13 10.5 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 3 1
2016 San Diego Chargers 16 16 59 45 14 8 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
2017 Los Angeles Chargers 16 16 46 33 13 10.5 0 1 1 2
2018 Los Angeles Chargers 16 16 41 26 15 7 3 1 8 8 8 0 1 1
2019 Los Angeles Chargers 13 13 44 35 9 7 5 1 9 9 9 0 0 1
2020 Los Angeles Chargers 7 7 9 4 5 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
2021 Pittsburgh Steelers 6 1 9 4 5 1 1 0
2021 Kansas City Chiefs 3 0 3 1 2 0 0 0
TOTAL 122 97 338 236 102 50 0 30 3 17 5.7 9 0 13 5
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