Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

Whitney Mercilus

Position: OLB

Size: 6-4, 261 pounds

Draft: Houston Texans 2012 (Round: 1 / Pick: 26)

College: Illinois

Birthdate: 07/21/1990

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Standard Stats

YearTeamPosGGSTotal TklTklAstSacksIntIntTDPDFFFRFumTDPenPenYd
2015HOUOLB161050321812.0002120325
2014HOUOLB15135031195.0000200220
2013HOUOLB16164733147.0000000535

Advanced Stats

YearTeamPosPlaysStopsDftsYd/PlayRankStop RateRankAdj Pct Tm TotalRankRun/Pass Ratio
2015HOUOLB5237231.6371%77%821.3
2014HOUOLB5038182.21376%96%913.2
2013HOUOLB4731112.0--66%--6%--2.4

Advanced Stats vs Pass

All Pass PlaysReceptions Only
YearTeamPosPlaysStopsDftsYd/PlayRankStop RateRankPct TmTklStopsStop Rate
2015HOUOLB2315131.7765%115%8.00.00%
2014HOUOLB12971.71375%123%7.04.057%
2013HOUOLB14109-0.6--71%--4%6.02.033%

Advanced Stats vs Run

YearTeamPosPlaysStopsDftsYd/PlayRankStop RateRankPct Tm
2015HOUOLB2922101.5276%676%
2014HOUOLB3829112.31176%1276%
2013HOUOLB332123.1--64%--64%

Charting Stats

AdjustedNon-Adjusted
YearTeamPosHitsHurTgtsTgt%RankAvg DistYACRankSuc%RankPaYdRankSuc%PaYd
2015HOUOLB4205----14.28.0--20%--17.4--19%17.8
2014HOUOLB8176----2.37.7--52%--4.7--50%4.8
2013HOUOLB10214----3.07.0--5%--9.9--0%10.0

Penalties

YearTeamPosGGSPenPenYd
2015HOUOLB1610325
2014HOUOLB1513220
2013HOUOLB1616535

Similarity Scores

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