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2023 Defensive

Total Tackles
Forced Fumbles
Interceptions Returned For Touchdown
Regular Season 64 2.0 0 1 0
Post Season 3 0.0 0 0 0

Top Sione Takitaki News

  • Patriots' Sione Takitaki: Signing with New England

    Takitaki has agreed to sign a two-year, $6.5 million deal with the Patriots that could be worth as much as $10.3 million, Mark Daniels of MassLive reports.

    The fifth-year pro started seven of the Browns' 15 games in 2023 and finished with 66 tackles. Takitaki spent his first five seasons with Cleveland and started 36 of the 72 contests he played in.

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  • Browns' Sione Takitaki: Three tackles in playoff loss

    Takitaki recorded three tackles and played 45 of 46 snaps in last Saturday's 45-14 wild-card playoff loss to Houston.

    Takitaki was a prominent member of Cleveland's defense in 2023, which was better during the regular season than what it showed in the postseason loss. He ranked third in tackles during the regular season with 66, including 2.0 sacks, and had one interception. The five-year veteran enters the offseason as an unrestricted free agent.

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  • Browns' Sione Takitaki: Piles on tackles in Week 17 win

    Takitaki totaled 16 tackles (11 solo) and deflected a pass in Thursday's 37-20 victory versus the Jets.

    Takitaki was the Browns' leading tackler for the second straight week, this time blowing away his previous season-high mark with 16 stops. Prior to Thursday, the most tackles the linebacker had logged in a contest was seven. Not coincidentally, Takitaki's 63 defensive snaps Thursday were his second-most of the campaign. He's played 90-plus percent of the Browns' defensive snaps two of the past three weeks after not reaching that mark in any contest prior to Week 15.

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  • Browns' Sione Takitaki: Leads team with seven stops

    Takitaki tallied seven tackles (six solo) in Sunday's 36-22 victory over the Texans in Week 16.

    Takitaki's tackle total was his highest since he also registered seven stops against Denver in Week 12. The fifth-year pro is up to 50 tackles on the season, and he's also recorded a career-high 2.0 sacks. Takitaki's role has fluctuated during the campaign, but he's been on the field for at least 88 percent of Cleveland's defensive snaps each of the past two weeks.

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  • Browns' Sione Takitaki: Picks off pass in Week 9

    Takitaki totaled three tackles (two solo) and one interception in Sunday's 27-0 rout of the Cardinals.

    Takitaki notched the second pickoff of his five-year career when he intercepted Clayton Tune near the end of the third quarter. He's consistently played around half of Cleveland's defensive snaps throughout the campaign and has totaled 15 tackles (11 solo), including two sacks, over seven contests.

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  • Browns' Sione Takitaki: Will suit up Sunday

    Takitaki (hamstring) is active for Sunday's Week 8 matchup with the Seahawks.

    Takitaki missed last Sunday's contest against Indianapolis with a hamstring injury and sat out practice both Tuesday and Wednesday during Week 8 prep. However, he was able to practice in a limited fashion Friday, and that was enough for him to suit up Sunday. Tony Fields will likely see his workload reduced with Takitaki back in action.

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  • Browns' Sione Takitaki: Questionable for Sunday at Seattle

    Takitaki (hamstring) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game at the Seahawks, Jake Trotter of reports.

    Takitaki is in jeopardy of missing his second straight game as he nurses a hamstring injury. If he can't go, 2021 fifth-rounder Tony Fields figures to continue to see an expanded role in Week 8.

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  • Browns' Sione Takitaki: Won't play Sunday

    Takitaki (hamstring) is listed as out for Sunday's game at the Colts, Mary Kay Cabot of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

    Takitaki will be sidelined for the first time this season as he tends to a hamstring injury. In his absence, 2021 fifth-rounder Tony Fields could see increased playing time.

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  • Browns' Sione Takitaki: Should start Week 1

    Takitaki (knee) wasn't listed on Cleveland's injury report Wednesday ahead of Sunday's game versus Cincinnati.

    Despite tearing his ACL in Week 13 of last season, Takitaki appears to be ready to go for Week 1 of 2023. He'll start at linebacker next to Anthony Walker and Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah on a Browns defense with Super Bowl aspirations.

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  • Browns' Sione Takitaki: Ramps up activity

    Takitaki (knee) took part in team drills for the first time Monday, Tom Withers of the Associated Press reports.

    Takitaki had previously only been taking part in individual drills since camp opened, so it's a step in the right direction for the 28-year-old. He had previously stated that he was doing everything he can to be ready for Week 1, which still seems like a realistic possibility for the BYU product, as he works his way back from an ACL tear suffered Week 13 last season.

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  • Browns' Sione Takitaki: Hopeful for start of season

    Takitaki (knee) is "doing everything he can to be ready for Week 1," according to head coach Kevin Stefanski, Scott Petrak of the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram reports.

    Takitaki took part in individual drills Sunday as he continues to recover from a torn ACL suffered during Week 13 of the 2022 campaign. Despite being limited to just 12 games last season, he still managed to record a career-high 71 tackles. He should play a significant role in the team's linebacker corps once he proves himself healthy enough to compete.

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  • Browns' Sione Takitaki: Taking part in drills

    Takitaki (knee) has started training camp by participating in individual drills, Mary Kay Cabot of reports.

    Takitaki has spent the offseason rehabbing from a torn ACL he suffered in Week 13 last year. He signed a one-year, $2.43 million contract with the Browns in March after recording a career-high 71 tackles last season along with one sack and a forced fumble.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-1, 238 lbs
Birthplace: Fontana, CA
Age: 28
School: BYU
Experience: 6