PLAYER
DeShawn Shead
CB #26
Height:
6-2
Weight:
216
Age:
28
College:
Portland State
Hometown:
Palmdale, CA
Experience:
7

Quick Stats (2017):

TCKL
2
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 154 116 38 1.0 0 24 2 42 -- 40 0 3 0
2017 SEA 2 0 2 2 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2016 SEA 15 15 81 57 24 0.0 -- 14 1 2 2 2 0 1 --
2015 SEA 16 6 55 43 12 1.0 -- 8 1 40 40 40 0 2 --
2014 SEA 16 1 14 12 2 0.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2013 SEA 5 0 2 2 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2012 SEA 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
16 @DAL W 21-12 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
17 ARI L 24-26 2 2 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

Joined the Lions after spending six seasons in Seattle (2012-17). Became a regular starter in 2015, and started 15 of 15 games played in 2016, recording a career-high 80 tackles. Sidelined with an ACL injury in 2017. 

MANE FACTS

  • Pronunciation: SHED

TRANSACTIONS

  • Signed by the Detroit Lions as an unrestricted free agent on March 14, 2018.
  • Released by the Seahawks on March 12, 2018.
  • Activated from Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform on December 23, 2017.
  • Placed on Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform (ACL) on September 2, 2017.
  • Resigned by the Seahawks as an unrestricted free agent on March 17, 2017.
  • Resigned by Seahawks as an exclusive rights free agent on April 14, 2016.
  • Resigned by Seahawks as an exclusive rights free agent on April 16, 2015.
  • Signed by the Seahawks to the active roster from the practice squad on November 27, 2013.
  • Signed by the Seahawks to the practice squad on September 2, 2013.
  • Released by the Seahawks on August 31, 2013.
  • Signed by the Seahawks to the active roster from the practice squad on December 5, 2012.
  • Signed by the Seahawks to the practice squad on September 2, 2012.
  • Released by the Seahawks on August 31, 2012.
  • Signed by the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted rookie free agent on April 29, 2012.

PRO

Joined the Lions after spending six seasons in Seattle (2012-17). Became a regular starter in 2015, and started 15 of 15 games played in 2016, recording a career-high 80 tackles. Sidelined with an ACL injury in 2017.  

2017: Suffered an ACL injury in the preseason and placed on PUP through December, before playing at Dallas in Week 16 (12/24).

2016: Saw his role expand on defense as he became a regular starter. Totaled 80 tackles (56 solo), one interception, one forced fumble and 14 pass defenses.

  • Recorded season-high eight solo tackles in Week 7 at Arizona (10/23).
  • Recorded his first-career interception in Week 10 at New England (11/13).

2015: Appeared in all 16 games and registered 49 tackles. Earned six starts to finish the season.

  • Started at strong safety in Week 2 at Green Bay (9/20), recording eight tackles.
  • Started at cornerback in Week 12 against Pittsburgh (11/29), registering a season-high 10 tackles.

2014: Appeared in all 16 games, starting one in Week 9 against Oakland (11/02).

2013: Began the season on the practice squad before appearing in Week 13 against New Orleans (12/02).  

2012: Began the season on the practice squad before being activated on December 5, 2012.

COLLEGE

Started all four years in the defensive backfield. Earned All-Big Sky conference selection his senior year and second-team All-Big Sky his junior year. Registered 211 tackles, 11 interceptions, five fumble recoveries and 29 pass defenses through his 44-game career.

PERSONAL

Prior to enrolling at Portland State, attended Highland High School where he was an All-Conference defensive back and wide receiver.

Recent Articles

Recent Videos

  • Shead on bettering himself

    Posted Apr 19, 2018

    CB Deshawn Shead talks about his excitement surrounding joining the Lions and that he is working to become the best player he can be.

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