Team

C.J. Mosley
DT #99
Height:
6-2
Weight:
312
Age:
31
College:
Missouri
Experience:
10

Quick Stats (2014):

TCKL
3
SCK
2.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 164 122 42 13.5 0 3 0 0 -- 0 0 6 4
2014 DET 2 0 3 3 0 2.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2013 DET 16 1 15 11 4 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
2012 JAC 16 13 45 36 9 2.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 3
2011 JAC 15 3 24 14 10 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2010 JAC 8 0 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2009 CLE 12 1 18 13 5 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2008 NYJ 16 1 17 13 4 1.5 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2007 NYJ 14 2 15 10 5 2.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 2 --
2006 NYJ 5 0 7 6 1 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2005 MIN 12 2 19 15 4 3.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 NYG W 35-14 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 @CAR L 7-24 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

Ten-year NFL veteran who joined the Lions in 2013 after spending time with the Vikings, Jets, Browns and Jaguars. Provides stability at defensive tackle and has played in 115 games with 23 starts.

MANE FACTS

  • Full name is Calvin Michael Mosley.
  • Has dedicated his football career to his mother, Angela Mosley, who passed away from breast cancer in 2007.

TRANSACTIONS

  • Signed by the Detroit Lions as an unrestricted free agent to a two-year contract on April 3, 2013.
  • Released by the Jacksonville Jaguars on April 1, 2013.
  • Re-signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars as an unrestricted free agent on March 14, 2012.
  • Signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars on October 4, 2010.
  • Released by the Cleveland Browns on September 4, 2010.
  • Signed by the Cleveland Browns as an unrestricted free agent on March 7, 2009.
  • Traded to the New York Jets on August 31, 2006.
  • Drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the sixth round (191 overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft.

PRO
Ten-year NFL veteran who joined the Lions in 2013 after spending time with the Vikings, Jets, Browns and Jaguars. Provides stability at defensive tackle and has played in 115 games with 23 starts.

  • Career totals include 160 tackles (118 solo), 11.5 sacks, six forced fumbles, four fumble recoveries and three pass defenses.

2013: Totaled 15 tackles (11 solo), one forced fumble and one fumble recovery as a key backup along the defensive line in his first season with Detroit.

  • Recorded two solo tackles in Week 1 vs. Minnesota (9/8).
  • Started his first game as a Detroit Lion in place of injured DT Nick Fairley in Week 2 at Arizona (9/15) and made two tackles (one solo).
  • Posted two solo tackles in Week 3 at Washington (9/22).
  • Registered three tackles (one solo) in Week 4 vs. Chicago (9/29).
  • Posted two solo tackles in Week 5 at Green Bay (10/6).
  • Recorded one solo tackle in Week 6 at Cleveland (10/13).
  • Posted one quarterback hit in Week 7 vs. Cincinnati (10/20).
  • Registered one solo tackle and one quarterback hit in Week 10 at Chicago (11/10).
  • Assisted on a tackle in Week 11 at Pittsburgh (11/17).
  • Recovered a fumble forced by DE Devin Taylor in Week 13 vs. Green Bay (11/28).
  • Posted one solo tackle in Week 16 vs. New York Giants (12/22).
  • Forced a fumble that was recovered by LB Ashlee Palmer in Week 17 at Minnesota (12/29).

2012: Saw his most productive season of his career in 2012, starting a career-high 13 games for the Jaguars and notching 45 tackles, 2.5 sacks, three fumble recoveries, one forced fumble, five tackles for loss and 11 quarterback pressures.

  • Started in the season opener at Minnesota (9/9) and made seven tackles. Also recovered a QB Christian Ponder fumble in the third quarter.
  • Recorded five solo tackles, including three tackles for loss vs. Houston (9/16).
  • Finished his strong month of September vs. Cincinnati (9/30), picking up four tackles (one solo), one fumble recovery and one pass defense.
  • Started at defensive tackle and made six tackles (five solo) with one tackle for loss vs. Chicago (10/7).
  • Racked up a season-high seven tackles (two solo) vs. Indianapolis (11/8).
  • Had his best game of the season at Houston (11/18), recording seven tackles (six solo), with one tackle for loss, two sacks and one forced fumble.
  • Assisted on a sack on QB Tom Brady vs. New England (12/23).

2011: Appeared in 15 games with three starts and produced 24 tackles (14 solo), one sack, four tackles for loss, seven QB pressures and two forced fumbles.

  • Posted six tackles (four solo) vs. Cincinnati (10/9).
  • Recorded his only sack of the season and added six tackles and a forced fumble at Houston (10/30).
  • Started his first game of the season at Cleveland (11/20) and recorded four tackles and one pass defense.
  • Had a season-high eight tackles at Atlanta (12/15).
  • Forced a fumble and had three solo tackles at Tennessee (12/24).

2010: In his first season with the Jaguars, appeared in eight games and had one tackle.

  • Saw first action as a Jaguar vs. Houston (11/14).
  • Had two tackles vs. Oakland (12/12).
  • Season-high three tackles at Houston (1/2).

2009: Saw action in 12 games (one start) and finished the season with 18 tackles (13 solo).

  • Made only start of the year vs. San Diego (12/6), but left the game in the first quarter with an ankle injury.
  • Placed on Reserve/Injured on Dec. 7.

2008: Played in all 16 games for the first time in his career, making one start and finishing with 17 tackles (13 solo), two tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks and two pass defenses with the Jets.

  • Split a sack on QB Trent Edwards at Buffalo (11/2).
  • Recorded five tackles and one sack at New England (11/13).

2007: Played in 14 games with two starts at defensive tackle, tallying 15 tackles (10 solo), 2.5 sacks and two forced fumbles.

  • Split a sack with Shaun Ellis on QB Ben Roethlisberger, one of seven Jets sacks on the day, vs. Pittsburgh (11/18).
  • Sacked and forced a fumble on QB Tony Romo at Dallas (11/22).
  • Posted two tackles and sacked QB John Beck for a nine-yard loss, forcing a fumble, at Miami (12/2).
  • Made his first start of the season vs. Cleveland (12/9).

2006: In his first season with the Jets, appeared in six games and recorded seven tackles (six solo) and one sack.

  • Made his Jets debut in the defensive line rotation at Jacksonville (10/8).
  • Registered a sack on Vikings QB Brad Johnson in his first game against his old team (12/17).

2005: Played in 12 games with two starts as a rookie for Minnesota and totaled 19 tackles (15 solo), three sacks, one pass defense and one forced fumble.

  • Had his breakout game vs. Cleveland (11/27), posting seven tackles (six solo), two sacks and a forced fumble on QB Trent Dilfer.
  • Made his first career start at Detroit (12/4) and recorded three tackles and one sack on QB Jeff Garcia.

COLLEGE
Earned Associated Press All-Big 12 First Team honors as a senior at Missouri, finishing with 167 tackles (111 solo), 15.5 sacks and 38 tackles for loss in 36 games for his career.

  • As a senior, finished the season with 6.5 sacks.
  • Had 67 tackles (16 for loss) and ranked second on the team with six sacks as a junior. Named second-team All-Big 12.
  • Played in all 12 games as a sophomore and registered 41 tackles (eight for loss) and three sacks.
  • Majored in hotel and restaurant management.

PERSONAL
Attended Waynesville High School (Mo.) and named Missouri’s Defensive Lineman of the Year as a junior and senior.

  • Career totals as a prep star include 21 sacks and 267 tackles.
  • Finished third in the state in shot put in 2000.
  • Father, Calvin Sr. is retired First Sergeant in the Army.
  • Full name is Calvin Michael Mosley.
  • Has dedicated his football career to his mother, Angela Mosley, who passed away from breast cancer in 2007.
  • Was born in Fort Knox, Ky. and has lived in Germany, California, Georgia, Kansas and Kentucky before settling in Missouri for high school.
  • Visited patients at the Atlantic Health Hospital in New Jersey in 2007.
  • Visited patients at the Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey in 2006.

MOSLEY’S SINGLE-GAME BESTS

  • Tackles: 7 (four times) Last at Buf 12/2/12
  • Sacks: 2 (twice) Last at Hou 11/18/12
  • Pass Defenses: 2 at NE 11/13/08
  • Forced Fumbles: 1 (six times) Last at Min 12/29/13
  • Fumble Recoveries: 1 (four times) Last vs. GB 11/28/13

Recent Articles

Recent Videos

  • Mosley on Suh

    Posted Sep 11, 2014

    Detroit Lions defensive tackle C.J. Mosley talks about the comments made about teammate Ndamukong Suh and not being distracted by what other people say.

  • 1 on 1 with C.J. Mosley

    Posted Aug 20, 2014

    Tori Petry talks with Detroit Lions defensive tackle C.J. Mosley about his first-team reps and preparing to face his former team.

  • Flynn's fumble recovered by Mosley

    By NFL.com - Posted Nov 28, 2013

    Green Bay Packers quarterback Matt Flynn's sack fumble is recovered by Detroit Lions defensive tackle C.J. Mosley in Week 13.

  • Tim and Mike on the signing of CJ Mosley

    Posted Apr 3, 2013

    Tim and Mike discuss the Detroit Lions latest free agent signing, DT CJ Mosley, and how he'll fit into the defensive line rotation

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