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Ron Edwards
DT #96
Height:
6-3
Weight:
325
College:
Texas A&M
Hometown:
Houston, Texas
Experience:
12
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 139 206 145 61 16.5 0 6 0 0 0 -- 0
2012 CAR 11 14 7 7 1 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2010 KC 16 26 15 11 2 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2009 KC 16 29 24 5 0 -- 3 -- -- -- -- --
2008 KC 16 9 9 0 1 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2007 KC 16 26 23 3 3 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2006 KC 16 20 15 5 2.5 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2005 BUF 4 6 4 2 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2004 BUF 16 21 13 8 4 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2003 BUF 5 6 4 2 0.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2002 BUF 16 39 24 15 2.5 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2001 BUF 7 10 7 3 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

TRANSACTIONS
Released by Carolina (3/1/13)...Placed on injured reserve with an injured left elbow by Carolina (11/27/12)...Placed on injured reserve with a torn right triceps muscle by Carolina (8/11/11)...Signed as an unrestricted free agent by Carolina (7/30/11)...Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by Kansas City (3/15/07)...Signed as an unrestricted free agent by Kansas City (3/30/06)...Placed on injured reserve with an injured right shoulder by Buffalo (10/12/05)...Placed on injured reserve with an injured left shoulder by Buffalo (11/12/03)...Selected in the third round (76th overall) of the NFL Draft by Buffalo (4/21/01).

GP/GS
Career (139/96) [2/2]; 2012 (11/11); 2011 (IR); 2010 (16/15) [1/1]; 2009 (16/14); 2008 (16/0); 2007 (16/15); 2006 (16/16) [1/1]; 2005 (4/4); 2004 (16/2); 2003 (5/0); 2002 (16/16); 2001 (7/3).

2012
Started 11 games at nose tackle for Carolina...Suffered a dislocated left elbow at Philadelphia (11/26) and was placed on injured reserve (11/27)...Gathered 16 tackles, one sack and one quarterback pressure...Contributed to unit that ranked 10th in the NFL in total defense and ninth in sacks per pass play...At Atlanta (9/30): Sacked Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan for an eight-yard loss as part of seven-sack effort by the Panthers that equaled the team single-game record.

2011
Signed as an unrestricted free agent by Carolina (7/30)...Spent the entire season on injured reserve after suffering a torn right triceps during a training camp practice (8/4).

2010
Played in 16 games with 15 starts at nose tackle for Kansas City...Registered 26 tackles, two sacks and one pass defensed...Did not start at Seattle (11/28) when the Chiefs opened in a nickel defense...POSTSEASON: Started at nose tackle in AFC Wild Card versus Baltimore (1/9)...Contributed three tackles...Vs. San Francisco (9/26): Sacked 49ers quarterback Alex Smith for a nine-yard loss...At Houston (10/17): Hauled down Texans quarterback Matt Schaub for a 10-yard loss.

2009
Played in 16 games with 14 starts at nose tackle for Kansas City...Also lined up in short-yardage situations in two games on offense...Logged 29 tackles, three quarterback pressures, one fumble recovery and three passes defensed...Vs. Buffalo (12/13): Recovered a fumble by Bills quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick.

2008
Played in 16 games for Kansas City...Notched 10 tackles, one sack and five quarterback pressures...At San Diego (11/9): Corralled Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers for a seven-yard sack.

2007
Played in 16 games with 15 starts at left defensive tackle for Kansas City...Posted 23 tackles, three sacks, five quarterback pressures and one fumble recovery...Vs. Jacksonville (10/7): Dropped Jaguars quarterback David Garrard for a five-yard sack...Vs. Cincinnati (10/14): Took down Bengals quarterback Carson Palmer for a two-yard sack...Fell on a fumble by Palmer following a sack...At Indianapolis (11/18): Gathered a six-yard sack of Colts quarterback Peyton Manning.

2006
Signed as an unrestricted free agent by Kansas City (3/30)...Started 16 games at left defensive tackle...Compiled 25 tackles, 2.5 sacks and seven quarterback pressures...POSTSEASON: Started at left defensive tackle in AFC Wild Card at Indianapolis (1/6)...Accounted for three tackles...At Arizona (10/8): Victimized Cardinals quarterback Matt Leinart for an eight-yard sack...Vs. San Diego (10/22): Shared a five-yard sack of Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers with linebacker Kawika Mitchell...Vs. Oakland (11/19): Chased Raiders quarterback Andrew Walter out of bounds and was credited with a one-yard sack.

2005
Started the first four games for Buffalo and was inactive for one game before being placed on injured reserve with an injured right shoulder (10/12)...Recorded nine tackles...At New Orleans (10/2): Suffered a season-ending right shoulder injury.

2004
Played in 16 games with two starts for Buffalo...Collected 15 tackles and a career-high four sacks...Started at defensive tackle at Baltimore (10/24) and at Miami (12/5)...Vs. Jacksonville (9/12): Brought down Jaguars quarterback Byron Leftwich for a two-yard sack...Vs. Miami (10/17): Established a single-game career-high with two sacks, tackling Dolphins quarterback Jay Fiedler for losses of six and seven yards...Vs. Arizona (10/31): Sacked Cardinals quarterback Josh McCown for a nine-yard loss.

2003
Played in five games and was inactive for four games for Buffalo...Placed on injured reserve with an injured left shoulder (11/12)...Tallied seven tackles, half a sack, two quarterback pressures and one forced fumble...At Jacksonville (9/14): Combined with defensive end Aaron Schobel for a six-yard sack of Jaguars quarterback Mark Brunell...Vs. Cincinnati (10/5): Forced a fumble by Bengals running back Brandon Bennett...Sustained a left shoulder injury, causing him to miss the next four games and be placed on injured reserve (11/12).

2002
Started 16 games at left defensive tackle for Buffalo...Amassed a career-high 68 tackles, 2.5 sacks, 20 quarterback pressures, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery...Vs. New York Jets (9/8): Racked up first career sack, dropping Jets quarterback Vinny Testaverde for a seven-yard loss...At Minnesota (9/15): Recovered a fumble by Vikings quarterback Daunte Culpepper in the end zone for a touchdown...Vs. Chicago (9/29): Accumulated a single-game career-high 10 tackles...At Miami (10/20): Caused a fumble by Dolphins quarterback Ray Lucas, which led to a field goal...Vs. Miami (12/1): Teamed with defensive end Aaron Schobel to sack Lucas for an eight-yard loss...Vs. Cincinnati (12/29): Generated a sack and forced fumble on the same play, bringing down and stripping the ball from Bengals quarterback Jon Kitna...Takeaway resulted in a touchdown.

2001
Selected in the third round (76th overall) of the NFL Draft by Buffalo...Played in seven games with three starts...Was inactive for nine games...Produced 15 tackles and one quarterback pressure...Made first NFL start at right defensive tackle in place of an injured Pat Williams versus New England (12/16)...Started the next two games at Atlanta (12/23) and at the New York Jets (12/30) but injured neck against the Jets and was inactive for the season finale at Miami (1/6).

COLLEGE
Started final 35 games of career at nose tackle for Texas A&M...Totaled 121 tackles, 10 sacks and 23 tackles for loss...Named the Aggies most valuable defensive lineman as a senior in 2000...Earned second-team All-Big 12 Conference honors as a junior in 1999.

PERSONAL
Attended Klein Forest HS in Houston, Texas...Majored in recreation and parks at Texas A&M.

TRANSACTIONS
Released by Carolina (3/1/13)...Placed on injured reserve with an injured left elbow by Carolina (11/27/12)...Placed on injured reserve with a torn right triceps muscle by Carolina (8/11/11)...Signed as an unrestricted free agent by Carolina (7/30/11)...Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by Kansas City (3/15/07)...Signed as an unrestricted free agent by Kansas City (3/30/06)...Placed on injured reserve with an injured right shoulder by Buffalo (10/12/05)...Placed on injured reserve with an injured left shoulder by Buffalo (11/12/03)...Selected in the third round (76th overall) of the NFL Draft by Buffalo (4/21/01).

GP/GS
Career (139/96) [2/2]; 2012 (11/11); 2011 (IR); 2010 (16/15) [1/1]; 2009 (16/14); 2008 (16/0); 2007 (16/15); 2006 (16/16) [1/1]; 2005 (4/4); 2004 (16/2); 2003 (5/0); 2002 (16/16); 2001 (7/3).

2012
Started 11 games at nose tackle for Carolina...Suffered a dislocated left elbow at Philadelphia (11/26) and was placed on injured reserve (11/27)...Gathered 16 tackles, one sack and one quarterback pressure...Contributed to unit that ranked 10th in the NFL in total defense and ninth in sacks per pass play...At Atlanta (9/30): Sacked Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan for an eight-yard loss as part of seven-sack effort by the Panthers that equaled the team single-game record.

2011
Signed as an unrestricted free agent by Carolina (7/30)...Spent the entire season on injured reserve after suffering a torn right triceps during a training camp practice (8/4).

2010
Played in 16 games with 15 starts at nose tackle for Kansas City...Registered 26 tackles, two sacks and one pass defensed...Did not start at Seattle (11/28) when the Chiefs opened in a nickel defense...POSTSEASON: Started at nose tackle in AFC Wild Card versus Baltimore (1/9)...Contributed three tackles...Vs. San Francisco (9/26): Sacked 49ers quarterback Alex Smith for a nine-yard loss...At Houston (10/17): Hauled down Texans quarterback Matt Schaub for a 10-yard loss.

2009
Played in 16 games with 14 starts at nose tackle for Kansas City...Also lined up in short-yardage situations in two games on offense...Logged 29 tackles, three quarterback pressures, one fumble recovery and three passes defensed...Vs. Buffalo (12/13): Recovered a fumble by Bills quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick.

2008
Played in 16 games for Kansas City...Notched 10 tackles, one sack and five quarterback pressures...At San Diego (11/9): Corralled Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers for a seven-yard sack.

2007
Played in 16 games with 15 starts at left defensive tackle for Kansas City...Posted 23 tackles, three sacks, five quarterback pressures and one fumble recovery...Vs. Jacksonville (10/7): Dropped Jaguars quarterback David Garrard for a five-yard sack...Vs. Cincinnati (10/14): Took down Bengals quarterback Carson Palmer for a two-yard sack...Fell on a fumble by Palmer following a sack...At Indianapolis (11/18): Gathered a six-yard sack of Colts quarterback Peyton Manning.

2006
Signed as an unrestricted free agent by Kansas City (3/30)...Started 16 games at left defensive tackle...Compiled 25 tackles, 2.5 sacks and seven quarterback pressures...POSTSEASON: Started at left defensive tackle in AFC Wild Card at Indianapolis (1/6)...Accounted for three tackles...At Arizona (10/8): Victimized Cardinals quarterback Matt Leinart for an eight-yard sack...Vs. San Diego (10/22): Shared a five-yard sack of Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers with linebacker Kawika Mitchell...Vs. Oakland (11/19): Chased Raiders quarterback Andrew Walter out of bounds and was credited with a one-yard sack.

2005
Started the first four games for Buffalo and was inactive for one game before being placed on injured reserve with an injured right shoulder (10/12)...Recorded nine tackles...At New Orleans (10/2): Suffered a season-ending right shoulder injury.

2004
Played in 16 games with two starts for Buffalo...Collected 15 tackles and a career-high four sacks...Started at defensive tackle at Baltimore (10/24) and at Miami (12/5)...Vs. Jacksonville (9/12): Brought down Jaguars quarterback Byron Leftwich for a two-yard sack...Vs. Miami (10/17): Established a single-game career-high with two sacks, tackling Dolphins quarterback Jay Fiedler for losses of six and seven yards...Vs. Arizona (10/31): Sacked Cardinals quarterback Josh McCown for a nine-yard loss.

2003
Played in five games and was inactive for four games for Buffalo...Placed on injured reserve with an injured left shoulder (11/12)...Tallied seven tackles, half a sack, two quarterback pressures and one forced fumble...At Jacksonville (9/14): Combined with defensive end Aaron Schobel for a six-yard sack of Jaguars quarterback Mark Brunell...Vs. Cincinnati (10/5): Forced a fumble by Bengals running back Brandon Bennett...Sustained a left shoulder injury, causing him to miss the next four games and be placed on injured reserve (11/12).

2002
Started 16 games at left defensive tackle for Buffalo...Amassed a career-high 68 tackles, 2.5 sacks, 20 quarterback pressures, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery...Vs. New York Jets (9/8): Racked up first career sack, dropping Jets quarterback Vinny Testaverde for a seven-yard loss...At Minnesota (9/15): Recovered a fumble by Vikings quarterback Daunte Culpepper in the end zone for a touchdown...Vs. Chicago (9/29): Accumulated a single-game career-high 10 tackles...At Miami (10/20): Caused a fumble by Dolphins quarterback Ray Lucas, which led to a field goal...Vs. Miami (12/1): Teamed with defensive end Aaron Schobel to sack Lucas for an eight-yard loss...Vs. Cincinnati (12/29): Generated a sack and forced fumble on the same play, bringing down and stripping the ball from Bengals quarterback Jon Kitna...Takeaway resulted in a touchdown.

2001
Selected in the third round (76th overall) of the NFL Draft by Buffalo...Played in seven games with three starts...Was inactive for nine games...Produced 15 tackles and one quarterback pressure...Made first NFL start at right defensive tackle in place of an injured Pat Williams versus New England (12/16)...Started the next two games at Atlanta (12/23) and at the New York Jets (12/30) but injured neck against the Jets and was inactive for the season finale at Miami (1/6).

COLLEGE
Started final 35 games of career at nose tackle for Texas A&M...Totaled 121 tackles, 10 sacks and 23 tackles for loss...Named the Aggies most valuable defensive lineman as a senior in 2000...Earned second-team All-Big 12 Conference honors as a junior in 1999.

PERSONAL
Attended Klein Forest HS in Houston, Texas...Majored in recreation and parks at Texas A&M.

 

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