Players

Cliff Avril
DE #56
Height:
6-3
Weight:
260
Age:
28
College:
Purdue
Experience:
7

Quick Stats (2013):

TCKL
20
SCK
8.0
FF
5
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 188 138 50 47.5 0 17 1 4 -- 4 1 21 6
2013 SEA 15 2 20 13 7 8.0 -- 4 -- -- -- -- -- 5 1
2012 DET 16 16 35 28 7 9.5 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 2 --
2011 DET 16 16 36 29 7 11.0 0 4 1 4 4 4 1 6 3
2010 DET 13 13 33 23 10 8.5 -- 5 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
2009 DET 13 11 41 27 14 5.5 -- 3 -- -- -- -- -- 3 --
2008 DET 15 4 23 18 5 5.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 4 1
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @CAR W 12-7 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 SF W 29-3 1 1 0 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
3 JAC W 45-17 1 0 1 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 @HOU W 23-20 2 2 0 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 @IND L 28-34 1 0 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
6 TEN W 20-13 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 @ARI W 34-22 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
8 @STL W 14-9 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
9 TB W 27-24 4 2 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 @ATL W 33-10 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 MIN W 41-20 2 1 1 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
13 NO W 34-7 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
14 @SF L 17-19 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
15 @NYG W 23-0 1 0 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
16 ARI L 10-17 1 0 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
17 STL W 27-9 -- 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

HOW ACQUIRED:
Signed with Seattle as an unrestricted free agent March 13, 2013.

NFL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
• Originally drafted by the Detroit Lions in the third round (92nd overall) in the 2008 NFL Draft.
• Has played in 73 career games (60 starts) and amassed 163 tackles (121 solo), 39.5 sacks, 12 passes defensed, 16 forced fumbles, five fumble recoveries (1 returned for a touchdown), and one interception (returned for a touchdown).
• Set career-high with 11 sacks during 2011 season, and added fumble and interception
return touchdowns to season resume. Led the Lions in sacks in 2012 with 9.5. In 2010, registered 8.5 sacks, despite missing three games due to injury. Among all NFL rookies (2008), finished tied for first with 5.0 sacks and was first with four forced fumbles.
• Ranks fifth in Lions history with 39.5 sacks.
• Named NFC Defensive Player of the Week for Week 8 (2011), first of career, following his performance against the Denver Broncos that included 2.0 sacks, two forced fumbles and a fumble return for touchdown.

COLLEGE:
Moved to defensive end in his final two seasons for the Boilermakers and registered
30 of 35.5 tackles behind the line of scrimmage and 12.5 of 13 sacks from the left end
position. Played in 40 games at Purdue, starting 35, with 12 starts coming at strong-side linebacker and the other 23 at left defensive end. Was 12th in school history with 13 sacks. Named All-Big Ten Conference by the NFL Draft Report and second-team by the league’s media
in 2007 after starting all 13 games at left defensive end, where he led the team and tied for 10th in the conference with 6.5 sacks and returned an interception for a touchdown. Started the first four games at strong-side linebacker in 2006 before shifting to left defensive end for the final 10 games. Played in 10 games as a sophomore in 2005 before a midseason back fracture forced him to sit out for the rest of the year and limited him in drills the following spring. Saw considerable action as a true freshman in 2004 while appearing in 12 games, starting
four contests at strong-side linebacker.

HOW ACQUIRED:
Signed with Seattle as an unrestricted free agent March 13, 2013.

NFL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
• Originally drafted by the Detroit Lions in the third round (92nd overall) in the 2008 NFL Draft.
• Has played in 73 career games (60 starts) and amassed 163 tackles (121 solo), 39.5 sacks, 12 passes defensed, 16 forced fumbles, five fumble recoveries (1 returned for a touchdown), and one interception (returned for a touchdown).
• Set career-high with 11 sacks during 2011 season, and added fumble and interception
return touchdowns to season resume. Led the Lions in sacks in 2012 with 9.5. In 2010, registered 8.5 sacks, despite missing three games due to injury. Among all NFL rookies (2008), finished tied for first with 5.0 sacks and was first with four forced fumbles.
• Ranks fifth in Lions history with 39.5 sacks.
• Named NFC Defensive Player of the Week for Week 8 (2011), first of career, following his performance against the Denver Broncos that included 2.0 sacks, two forced fumbles and a fumble return for touchdown.

COLLEGE:
Moved to defensive end in his final two seasons for the Boilermakers and registered
30 of 35.5 tackles behind the line of scrimmage and 12.5 of 13 sacks from the left end
position. Played in 40 games at Purdue, starting 35, with 12 starts coming at strong-side linebacker and the other 23 at left defensive end. Was 12th in school history with 13 sacks. Named All-Big Ten Conference by the NFL Draft Report and second-team by the league’s media
in 2007 after starting all 13 games at left defensive end, where he led the team and tied for 10th in the conference with 6.5 sacks and returned an interception for a touchdown. Started the first four games at strong-side linebacker in 2006 before shifting to left defensive end for the final 10 games. Played in 10 games as a sophomore in 2005 before a midseason back fracture forced him to sit out for the rest of the year and limited him in drills the following spring. Saw considerable action as a true freshman in 2004 while appearing in 12 games, starting
four contests at strong-side linebacker.