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Carlos Dunlap
DE #96
Height:
6-6
Weight:
280
Age:
25
College:
Florida
Hometown:
North Charleston, SC
Experience:
5

Quick Stats (2014):

TCKL
29
SCK
3.5
FF
1
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 174 120 54 31.0 0 15 1 14 -- 14 1 9 7
2014 CIN 7 7 29 18 11 3.5 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
2013 CIN 16 15 58 39 19 7.5 -- 5 -- -- -- -- -- 4 1
2012 CIN 14 1 40 33 7 6.0 0 3 1 14 14 14 1 4 3
2011 CIN 12 1 23 11 12 4.5 0 3 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2010 CIN 12 0 24 19 5 9.5 -- 3 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @BAL W 23-16 3 2 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 ATL W 24-10 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 TEN W 33-7 6 6 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 @NE L 17-43 5 2 3 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 CAR L 37-37 5 4 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 @IND L 0-27 5 1 4 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
8 BAL W 27-24 3 2 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Bio

      Dunlap in 2014 enters what should be his prime career years, after showing himself to be a natural playmaker during his first four seasons ... Leads team with 3.5 sacks, two combined forced fumbles and recoveries, six tackles-for-loss and 10 QB hits ... Athletic 280-pounder with a big wingspan ... In 2013 he tied for the team lead in sacks (7.5), blocked two FGs, led team in forced fumbles (four) and led the defensive line in passes defensed (10) ... Has 31.0 career sacks and has scored two TDs.

      Dunlap in 2014 enters what should be his prime career years, after showing himself to be a natural playmaker during his first four seasons ... Leads team with 3.5 sacks, two combined forced fumbles and recoveries, six tackles-for-loss and 10 QB hits ... Athletic 280-pounder with a big wingspan ... In 2013 he tied for the team lead in sacks (7.5), blocked two FGs, led team in forced fumbles (four) and led the defensive line in passes defensed (10) ... Has 31.0 career sacks and has scored two TDs.

     Career transactions: Selected by Cincinnati in second round of 2010 NFL Draft (54th overall) ... Signed with Bengals on 7-28-10 ... Signed contract extension with Bengals on 7-16-13.

      2014 general: Started at LDE in Games 1-7 and has logged 29 tackles (tied for line lead), including 3.5 sacks and six tackles for-loss on rushing plays (leads team) ... Leads team with 10 QB hits, and tied for lead in combined forced and recovered fumbles (two).

      2014 game highlights:  Had three tackles (one for-loss), including a four-yard sack of Joe Flacco, on Sept. 7 at Baltimore ... Logged two tackles (one for-loss), including a 10-yard sack of Matt Ryan, on Sept. 14 vs. Atlanta ... Also vs. Atlanta, credited with five quarterback hits ... Led line with six tackles (one for-loss) on Sept. 21 vs. Tennessee, including a five-yard sack of Jake Locker ... Logged five tackles, including one for loss, on Oct. 5 at New England ... Led line with five tackles, including one for loss on Oct. 12 vs. Carolina ... Tied for line lead with five tackles (one for-loss), including shared nine-yard sack of Andrew Luck on Oct. 19 at Indianapolis ... Also against Indianapolis, forced a fumble of Colts RB Ahmad Bradshaw (Bengals recovered), recovered a Luck fumble and had a pass defensed ... Had three tackles and a QB hit on Oct. 26 vs. Baltimore.

    Previous seasons: 2010—A Pro Football Weekly all-rookie team selection, Dunlap contested Detroit DT Ndamukong Suh for the league’s rookie sacks title, posting Bengals rookie record of 9.5 and losing the crown when Suh went to 10 with a zero-yard sack late in fourth quarter in Week 17 ... Dunlap eclipsed former Bengals rookie sack record of 8.5, set by DE Justin Smith in 2001 ... All of Dunlap’s sacks came in last eight games, including 8.5 in last six games ... Became first rookie to lead the team in sacks for a season since 1990, when LB James Francis led with eight ... On Nov. 14 at Indianapolis, brought down Peyton Manning for first career sack, for four-yard loss in second quarter ...His two tackles in win Dec. 19 vs. Cleveland were both sacks of Colt McCoy ... Seven-yard sack of Philip Rivers in upset win on Dec. 26 vs. San Diego ... Closed season with his fourth multiple-sack game of the last six, getting 1.5 against Joe Flacco on Jan. 2 at Baltimore. 2011—His sack total dipped to 4.5, from 9.5 as a rookie, but despite missing four games he still led team in QB pressures (27) and had an impressive fumble return for a key TD ... Played in 12 games and in Wild Card playoff ... Missed Games 9 and 11-13 due to hamstring injury ... On Oct. 16 at Indianapolis, with Colts looking to erase a 20-17 Bengals lead in the fourth quarter, Dunlap scooped a Pierre Garcon fumble at the Colts 35 and ran for a game-clinching TD, displaying speed and moves rarely seen in a player his size ... Had a team season-high of eight QB pressures on Oct. 30 at Seattle, along with a nine-yard sack of Tarvaris Jackson in fourth quarter ... On Nov. 6 at Tennessee, had two sacks of Matt Hasselbeck for 22 yards, along with a pass defensed ... Three tackles in Wild Card playoff on 1-7-12 at Houston. 2012—Began action in Game 3, after missing time in rehab from a preseason knee injury ... Had key plays in wins on Sept. 23 at Washington, on Dec. 2 at San Diego and on Dec. 30 vs. Baltimore ... Had a 14-yard INT return for a TD to seal the win vs. Baltimore ... Named AFC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance at San Diego, when he forced fumbles on each of his two sacks, recovering one late in the game to help preserve win ... Also at San Diego, had five tackles and four additional QB pressures ... Totaled 55 tackles, six sacks, four passes defensed and an INT returned for a TD ... Tied for team lead in both forced fumbles (four) and fumble recoveries (three) ... His seven combined fumbles forced and recovered led the team by three ... Had 27 QB pressures (second on team) and five tackles-for-loss ... On Sept. 23 at Washington, set up a Bengals TD when he forced a fumble by Robert Griffin III and recovered it at Redskins 12 ... On Nov. 11 vs. N.Y. Giants, his six-yard sack of Eli Manning at Bengals 20 helped force Giants to settle for FG, and he also had a fumble recovery at Bengals 14 and three additional QB pressures ... Had 13-yard sack Dec. 30 vs. Baltimore, and helped seal victory in fourth quarter when he tipped a pass at the line of scrimmage, caught it, and then returned it 14 yards for TD. 2013—Played in all 16 games, with 15 starts at LDE, logging 70 tackles with 7.5 sacks (tied for team lead) and 10 passes defensed (led line) ... Led team in forced fumbles (four) and QB pressures (34), blocked two FGs and tied for second with seven tackles-for-loss ... Had eight-yard sack of Aaron Rodgers on Sept. 22 vs. Green Bay, and also logged five tackles, two passes defensed and one QB pressure ... Six tackles, 1.5 sacks and two QB pressures on Sept. 29 at Cleveland, as he had eight-yard shared sack of Brian Hoyer in third quarter and a solo four-yard sack in fourth quarter ... Also vs. Cleveland, deflected 51-yard Billy Cundiff FG try in second quarter ... Six tackles (tied for line lead) on Oct. 6 vs. New England, and forced a LeGarrette Blount fumble (recovered by Cincinnati) in Bengals territory ... Recorded five tackles, a sack and a QB pressure Oct. 13 at Buffalo, and forced a Thad Lewis fumble in the third quarter that LB Vontaze Burfict recovered at Bengals 47, setting up TD drive ... Provided major momentum shift in win Oct. 20 at Detroit, blocking 34-yard David Akers FG attempt late in second quarter to prevent Lions from making a third straight unanswered score, and offense responded with a TD to erase 10-7 deficit ... Also at Detroit, had six tackles and four QB pressures ... Three tackles and one QB pressure Oct. 31 at Miami, and ran down RB Lamar Miller after 41-yard gain to Bengals 11, forcing fumble that Adam Jones recovered in end zone and returned 43 yards ... Had seven tackles (tied for line lead), two sacks and a forced fumble Nov. 10 at Baltimore ... In the game at Baltimore, had a nine-yard sack of Joe Flacco and forced a fumble that Bengals recovered, and later added an eight-yard sack ... Tied team’s season high for QB pressures (eight) on Nov. 17 vs. Cleveland, and his five tackles included two-yard sack of Jason Campbell in second quarter ... Tied for team lead with six tackles, including a shared sack, on Dec. 22 vs. Minnesota, and returned a Matt Cassel fumble 42 yards to Vikings four in first quarter, setting up a TD ... Five tackles in Wild Card playoff on 1-5-14 vs. San Diego ... Missed all four preseason games due to concussion.

    College: Played three seasons (2007-09) at Florida, with totals of 84 tackles, 19.5 sacks, 26 tackles for loss, eight passes defensed and four blocked kicks ... Entered NFL Draft following his junior season ... Named Defensive MVP of 2008 season BCS national championship win over Oklahoma ... Helped Gators to 13-1 records in each of his last two seasons, including 51-24 Sugar Bowl victory over University of Cincinnati to close 2009 campaign.

    Personal: Hometown is North Charleston, S.C. ... Spends offseason time in Miami. Fla., as well as in North Charleston ... Attended Fort Dorchester High School, and closed his career ranked 15th on ESPN’s Top 150 recruits list ... Pursuing a business degree from Florida ... SEC Academic All-American in 2008 ... Selected to SEC Academic Honor Roll as a freshman ... Enjoys playing basketball and water skiing ... Was named ‘Mayor for a Day’ in North Charleston on 3-13-09 ... Single ... Lists his parents, Diane Ross and Carlos L. Dunlap Sr., as his greatest source of inspiration.

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