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Andre Fluellen
DT #96
Height:
6-2
Weight:
280
Age:
29
College:
Florida State
Hometown:
Cartersville, Ga.
Experience:
6

Quick Stats (2014):

TCKL
5
SCK
2.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 60 35 25 4.5 0 1 0 0 -- 0 0 1 1
2014 DET 6 0 5 5 0 2.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2013 DET 13 0 3 1 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 0
2012 DET 3 1 6 1 5 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2012 MIA 2 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 DET 13 0 11 8 3 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2010 DET 16 0 10 8 2 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2009 DET 14 3 18 9 9 1.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2008 DET 8 2 7 3 4 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
10 MIA W 20-16 -- 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 @ARI L 6-14 3 3 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 @NE L 9-34 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
13 CHI W 34-17 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 TB W 34-17 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
15 MIN W 16-14 -- 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

Fluellen has progressed as a versatile weapon along the defensive line, spending time at both defensive end and defensive tackle positions. Has played in 69 career games (six starts). Re-signed by the Lions to a one-year contract in 2014.

TRANSACTIONS

  • Re-signed by the Lions as an unrestricted free agent to a one-year contract on March 21, 2014.
  • Re-signed by the Lions as a free agent on September 23, 2013.
  • Signed by the Detroit Lions as a free agent on July 26, 2013.
  • Released by the Chicago Bears on May 20, 2013.
  • Signed by the Chicago Bears as an unrestricted free agent on April 9, 2013.
  • Signed by the Detroit Lions as a free agent on December 11, 2012.
  • Released by the Miami Dolphins on October 2, 2012.
  • Signed by the Miami Dolphins as a free agent on September 18, 2012.
  • Released by the Lions on August 31, 2012.
  • Re-signed by the Lions as an unrestricted free agent on March 20, 2012.
  • Re-signed by the Lions as a restricted free agent on July 29, 2011.
  • Drafted by the Detroit Lions in the third round (87th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft.

PRO
Fluellen has progressed as a versatile weapon along the defensive line, spending time at both defensive end and defensive tackle positions. Has played in 69 career games (six starts). Re-signed by the Lions to a one-year contract in 2014.

  • Career defensive tallies include 55 tackles (30 solo), 2.5 sacks (23.5 yards), one pass defense, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery.

2013: Finished the season with three tackles (one solo) and one fumble recovery as a valuable reserve at defensive tackle.

  • In Week 7 vs. Cincinnati (10/20), had one solo tackle for loss.
  • Assisted on a tackle in both Week 11 at Pittsburgh (11/17) and Week 12 vs. Tampa Bay (11/24).

2012: After being released by the team at the conclusion of training camp, rejoined the Lions defensive line for the final two games of the season after being re-signed as a free agent on December 11, 2012.

  • Recorded three tackles (one solo) in his return to the Lions in Week 16 (12/22) vs. Atlanta.
  • Finished the 2012 season with three assisted tackles in Week17 vs. Chicago (12/30).

2011: Fourth-year back-up defensive tackle and contributor on special teams.

  • Forced his first-career fumble in the season opener at Tampa Bay (9/11). Part of a defensive unit that helped the Lions to a 27-20 win against the Bucs. Through the first three quarters, the Lions defense forced three-and-outs on five of the Bucs’ first eight possessions, including three-straight to open the third quarter.

2010: Served as a back-up defensive tackle, with spot duty at end, and on special teams. Played in all 16 games in 2010 while registering 10 tackles (eight solo) and one sack (13 yards).

  • Recorded two solo tackles, including a tackle-for-loss, in home opener at Chicago (9/12). Was part of an impressive goal-line stand by the defensive line as they prevented the Bears from scoring through all four downs. Recorded tackle for 1-yard loss on 3rd-and-1 from the 1-yard line in first quarter to force field goal.
  • Came up with one sack for a loss of 13 yards against Green Bay (12/12). Added two tackles (2 solo), tackle for loss and one quarterback hit.

2009: Backup at both defensive tackle and defensive end positions. Set career-highs with 18 tackles (nine solo) and 1.5 sacks.

  • Recorded four solo stops on defense in season opener at New Orleans (9/13).
  • Notched two solo tackles and recorded first-career sack for a loss of six yards vs. Minnesota (9/20).
  • Split a sack with DE Cliff Avril for a loss of 4.5 yards vs. Pittsburgh (10/11).
  • Made two solo tackles including one behind the line of scrimmage vs. Chicago (1/3).

2008: Became more involved in the regular defensive line rotation as a rookie at both defensive tackle and the left end position during the second half of the season. Finished rookie campaign with seven tackles (three solo) in eight games played (two starts).

  • Saw first playing time of season at Houston (10/19). Posted one solo stop.
  • Served as backup end and under-tackle at Carolina (11/16).
  • Recorded first career start at left end vs. Tennessee (11/27).

COLLEGE
Closed out Florida State career with 81 tackles (38 solo), 5.0 sacks, 18 tackles for loss and five pass defenses.

  • Named to several preseason All-American and All-Atlantic Coast Conference teams, in addition to earning a berth on the Bednarik Award Watch list (nation’s top defensive player) before senior season in 2007.
  • As a junior in 2006, Fluellen started 11-of-13 games at the nose guard position and two at the defensive tackle position and finished seventh on the team in tackles, and first among all defensive linemen, with a career-high 28 stops.
  • In first season as a regular on the defensive line in 2005, Fluellen started 12-of-13 games at the defensive tackle spot and tied for second on the team in tackles by a defensive lineman with 26 and his 7.5 tackles for loss ranked sixth on a Florida State team that led the nation in that category with 126.
  • Appeared in all 12 games as a redshirt freshman and finished the year with six tackles, including one for loss and two passes defensed.
  • Recorded two tackles in a game twice (Miami and Duke).

PERSONAL
Graduated from Cartersville in 2003 and named a three-star player by Rivals.com and the 28th rated defensive tackle in the country. Rated by Rivals.com Georgia Top 50.

  • Recorded 93 tackles and 11.0 sacks his senior season.
  • As a junior he had 88 tackles, 10.0 sacks, six forced fumbles and scored two touchdowns.
  • Had a 345 lb. bench press, a 495 lb. squat and a 330 lb. power clean.
  • Played on both the offensive and defensive lines in high school.
  • Majored in literature at Florida State and his favorite class was Greek Mythology.

FLUELLEN’S SINGLE-GAME BESTS

  • Tackles: 4 (twice) Last at Cin 12/6/09
  • Sacks: 1 (twice) Last vs. GB 12/12/10
  • Pass Defenses: 1 vs. TB 11/23/08

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