DeForest
Buckner (#99)

DL - Indianapolis Colts

Age 30
Exp 9th Season
HT/WT 6'7" / 295 LBS
Bye 14
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2023 Stats
GAME TACKLES FUMBLES INTERCEPTIONS
Week OPP TOT TCK AST SACK TFL SFTY FF FR TD INT PD TD
1 JAX 7 4 3 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
2 @HOU 4 4 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @BAL 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 LAR 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 TEN 6 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 @JAX 3 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 CLE 5 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
8 NO 3 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
9 @CAR 4 4 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
10 @NE 8 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 TB 6 5 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
13 @TEN 6 3 3 0.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
14 @CIN 8 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
15 PIT 4 3 1 0.5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 @ATL 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
17 LV 4 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 HOU 6 1 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career Stats
SEASON TACKLES FUMBLES INTERCEPTIONS
YEAR GP TOT TCK AST SACK TFL SFTY FF FR TD INT PD TD
2016 15 74 44 30 6 7 0 0 2 0 0 1 0
2017 16 61 45 16 3 7.5 0 1 0 0 0 5 0
2018 16 67 44 23 12 18 0 0 1 0 0 3 0
2019 16 62 34 28 7.5 12 0 2 4 1 0 2 0
2020 15 58 37 21 9.5 13.5 1 2 1 0 0 3 0
2021 17 68 40 28 7 10 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
2022 17 74 44 30 8 11 0 2 1 0 0 3 0
2023 17 81 45 36 8 11 0 2 1 1 0 7 0
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DeForest Buckner - Gets two-year extension

Buckner and the Colts agreed to terms Monday on a two-year, $46 million contract extension, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

DeForest Buckner - Gets sack in season finale

Buckner recorded six tackles (one solo) including a sack in Saturday's 23-19 loss versus the Texans.

DeForest Buckner - Logs sack in win

Buckner finished Sunday's 23-20 win over the Raiders with four tackles (three solo), including one sack.

DeForest Buckner - No designation for Saturday

Buckner (back) did not practice Thursday but has no injury designation for Saturday's game against the Steelers.

DeForest Buckner - Logs limited practice Wednesday

Buckner (back) practiced in a limited fashion Wednesday.

DeForest Buckner - Registers eight stops in loss

Buckner totaled eight tackles (three solo) in Sunday's Week 14 loss to the Browns.

DeForest Buckner - Gets fifth sack

Buckner had four total tackles, a sack, two tackles for a loss and two pass defensed in Sunday's win at Carolina.

DeForest Buckner - Strip sack in loss

Buckner had three tackles (two solo) including a sack and a forced fumble in Sunday's 37-28 loss to the Saints.

DeForest Buckner - Active against Rams

Buckner (groin) is active for Sunday's game against the Rams, Kevin Bowen of 107.5 The Fan Indianapolis reports.

DeForest Buckner - Deemed questionable

Buckner (groin) has drawn a questionable designation ahead of Sunday's game against the Rams.

DeForest Buckner - Misses again

Buckner (groin) did not practice Thursday, James Boyd of The Athletic reports.

DeForest Buckner - Receives day off

Buckner (undisclosed) is not practicing Wednesday, James Boyd of The Athletic reports.

DeForest Buckner - Returns fumble for TD in loss

Buckner had seven total tackles, a sack, two QB hits, a forced fumble and returned a fumble for a touchdown in Sunday's loss to Jacksonville.

DeForest Buckner - Returns from foot injury

Buckner (foot) returned to practice Tuesday, the Indianapolis Star reports.

DeForest Buckner - Remains sidelined with foot injury

Buckner (foot) missed practice Tuesday and has been out since Aug. 3, the Indianapolis Star reports.

DeForest Buckner - Suffers injury

Buckner left practice early Thursday to tend to a foot injury, James Boyd of The Athletic reports.

DeForest Buckner - Restructures deal

The Colts converted $5 million of Buckner's salary for 2023 into a signing bonus, a move that cleared $2.5 million in cap space for the team, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.

DeForest Buckner - Posts another prolific campaign

Over 17 games, Buckner accumulated a career-high 74 tackles (44 solo), including eight sacks, as well as three passes defended and one fumble recovery in the 2022 season.

DeForest Buckner - Active in loss

Buckner recorded three five tackles (two solo) 1.5 sacks and one forced fumble in Monday's 20-3 loss to the Chargers.

DeForest Buckner - Will play Monday

Buckner (ribs/illness) is active for Monday night's contest against Pittsburgh.

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