PLAYER
Stefan Charles
DT #96
Height:
6-5
Weight:
320
Age:
28
College:
Regina (Canada)
Hometown:
Toronto, Ontario
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2016):

TCKL
12
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 60 36 24 5.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 2 1
2016 DET 12 0 12 7 5 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2015 BUF 13 1 13 9 4 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2014 BUF 16 1 23 12 11 3.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2013 BUF 8 0 12 8 4 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @IND W 39-35 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 TEN L 15-16 2 2 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 @GB L 27-34 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 @CHI L 14-17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 PHI W 24-23 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 LA W 31-28 1 0 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 WAS W 20-17 3 2 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 @HOU L 13-20 3 1 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
9 @MIN W 22-16 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 JAX W 26-19 2 1 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 MIN W 16-13 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
13 @NO W 28-13 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
14 CHI W 20-17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
15 @NYG L 6-17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 @DAL L 21-42 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

Fourth-year defensive tackle who joins the Lions in 2016 following a three-year career with the Buffalo Bills. Entered the NFL ranks as an undrafted rookie free agent out of Regina (Saskatchewan, Canada) in 2013.

TRANSACTIONS

  • Signed by the Detroit Lions as a free agent on March 11, 2016.
  • Signed by the Buffalo Bills as a free agent on October 30, 2013.
  • Signed by the Titans to the practice squad on September 1, 2013.
  • Released by the Titans on August 31, 2013.
  • Signed by the Tennessee Titans as an undrafted rookie free agent on May 10, 2013.

PRO
Fourth-year defensive tackle who joins the Lions in 2016 following a three-year career with the Buffalo Bills. Entered the NFL ranks as an undrafted rookie free agent out of Regina (Saskatchewan, Canada) in 2013.

2015: Appeared in 13 games (one start) in his final season in Buffalo, contributing mainly in a reserve defensive tackle role. Finished the year with 13 total tackles (nine solo), one sack and one forced fumble.

  • Played in his 25th career game vs. Indianapolis (9/13) and recorded two tackles.
  • Picked up his first sack of the season at Miami (9/27) and also recorded on forced fumble.

2014: Played in all 16 games (one start) for the first time of his NFL career. Ended the season with a career-high 23 tackles (12 solo) and three sacks.

2013: Began the season as a member of the Tennessee Titans practice squad before joining the Bills active roster in October. Played in eight games with Buffalo, concluding the season with 12 tackles (eight solo), one sack and one forced fumble.

COLLEGE
Played his college football at the University of Regina in Saskatchewan, Canada. Played in 20 games during his career and totaled 50.5 tackles, 9.5 sacks, two pass defenses and three forced fumbles

  • Played the 2009 season with the Big Kahuna Rams (BCFC) before coming to Regina.

PERSONAL
Ranked as the No. 1 prospect in the Canadian Football League Scouting Bureau’s September rankings for the 2013 CFL Draft.

COLLEGE

CHARLES' SINGLE-GAME BESTS

  • Tackles: 6 at NE 12/29/13
  • Sacks: 1 (five times) Last at Mia 9/27/15
  • Fumble Recoveries: 1 at NYJ 12/26/14
  • Forced Fumbles: 1 (twice) Last at Mia 9/27/15

Recent Articles

Recent Videos

  • Charles on need for more pressure

    Posted Oct 16, 2016

    DT Stefan Charles talks about how the defense needed to get more pressure on Case Keenum and the fourth down stop before halftime.

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