PLAYER
Kasim Edebali
LB #96
Height:
6-2
Weight:
253
College:
Boston College
Hometown:
Hamburg, Germany
Experience:
4
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 61 55 41 14 8 0 3 0 0 0 -- 0
2017 DET 4 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2017 DEN 9 1 0 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2016 NO 16 11 8 3 1 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2015 NO 16 21 18 3 5 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2014 NO 16 22 15 7 2 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Comes to Detroit after most recently spending time with the Broncos where he appeared in nine games in 2017. Prior to 2017, he spent three years (2014-16) with the New Orleans Saints, playing in 48 games with the two starts.

MANE FACTS

  • Pronunciation: Ka-SIM Ed-a-BAHL-ee

TRANSACTIONS

  • Acquired by the Detroit Lions via Waivers from Denver on November 15, 2017
  • Released by the Broncos on November 14, 2017.
  • Re-signed by the Denver Broncos on March 14, 2017.
  • Signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by the New Orleans Saints on May 12, 2014.

PRO

Comes to Detroit after most recently spending time with the Broncos where he appeared in nine games in 2017. Prior to 2017, he spent three years (2014-16) with the New Orleans Saints, playing in 48 games with the two starts.  

2016: Appeared in all 16 games (one start) for the third consecutive season with New Orleans, contributing eight tackles (5 solo), one sack, one pass defense and three special-teams tackles.

  • Made his second career start vs. Car. (10/16) and finished with three solo tackles and one sack.

2015: Saw action in all 16 games (one start) with New Orleans, recording 18 tackles (16 solo), five sacks , two pass defenses, one fumble recovery and three special-teams tackles.   

  • Notched at least one sack in four games, including his second career multi-sack outing in his first career start vs. Det. (12/21).

2014: Entered the NFL as an undrafted rookie free agent with New Orleans, played all 16 games with the team as a rookie.

  • Posted 14 tackles (9 solo), two sacks, one forced fumble and eight special-teams tackles.
  • Made his NFL debut at Atlanta (9/7).
  • Recorded his first career two-sack (9 yds.) game against the Packers (10/26).

COLLEGE

Started 40-of-49 games played at Boston College, recording 166 tackles (88 solo), 11 sacks, 15 passes defenses, four forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries. As a senior, totaled 67 tackles (36 solo), 9.5 sacks, three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and five passes defenses.

PERSONAL

Began playing football in middle school in Hamburg, Germany, before moving to the United States and prepping his last two years in high school at Kimball Union Academy in Meriden, N.H., as part of the USA Football International Student Program.

  • Garnered All-New England honors at a tight end and defensive end as a senior

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