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Ezekiel Ansah
Tackles Sacks Int
11 4.0 0
Team: Detroit LionsHt/Wt: 6-5/275
Position: DEBorn: 5/29/1989 Birthplace: Accra, Ghana
College: Brigham YoungDraft: 1st Round 5th pick by Lions (2013)


Latest News
Dec. 9, 2018 8:19 PM PT9:19 PM MT10:19 PM CT11:19 PM ET4:19 GMT12:19 9:19 PM MST10:19 PM CST11:19 PM EST10:19 PM CT8:19 UAE23:19 ETNaN:� - Ansah has placed on IR after re-injuring his shoulder in Sunday's game at Arizona.
Analysis: Ansah has been dealing with a bad shoulder throughout the season, with the injury limiting him to playing in just seven of Detroit's 13 games. After playing this year on a $17 million franchise tender, the pass rusher won't be as coveted if he hits the free agent market this spring.
Sep. 10, 2018 5:10 PM PT6:10 PM MT7:10 PM CT8:10 PM ET0:10 GMT8:10 5:10 PM MST6:10 PM CST7:10 PM EST7:10 PM CT4:10 UAE (+1)20:10 ETNaN:� - Ansah (shoulder) is active for Detroit's Week 9 game against the Lions.
Analysis: Ansah, Detroit's best pass rusher, hasn't played since the season opener.
Aug. 6, 2018 6:54 AM PT7:54 AM MT8:54 AM CT9:54 AM ET13:54 GMT21:54 6:54 AM MST7:54 AM CST8:54 AM EST8:54 AM CT17:54 UAE9:54 ETNaN:� - The Lions removed Ansah from the active/physically unable to perform list. They have not said what injury caused Ansah to go on the PUP list.
Analysis: Ansah hasn't played a full 16 games since the 2015 season. He is back with the Lions for this season on the franchise tag. Ansah played in 14 games last season and finished with 12 sacks, including three each against the Giants, Bengals and Packers. Detroit drafted him in the first round in 2013.
Feb. 27, 2018 2:28 PM PT3:28 PM MT4:28 PM CT5:28 PM ET22:28 GMT6:28 3:28 PM MST4:28 PM CST5:28 PM EST4:28 PM CT2:28 UAE (+1)17:28 ETNaN:� - The Detroit Lions have designated Ansah as their franchise player.
Analysis: Ansah, the fifth overall pick in 2013, has 44 sacks in 73 games with Detroit, including 12 this past season. Ansah hasn't played a full 16 games since the 2015 season, but while his health has been an issue, he can still be an elite pass rusher. He had three sacks in a game three times last season.

Regular Season Stats

Career Defensive Stats
Year Team G TK Asst Sacks Yds Int Yds TDs PD FF FR
2013 Det 14 19 13 8.0 72.0 0 0 0 1 2 0
2014 Det 16 37 12 7.5 56.5 0 0 0 0 3 0
2015 Det 16 39 8 14.5 99.0 0 0 0 1 4 2
2016 Det 13 21 14 2.0 19.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 Det 14 39 5 12.0 75.0 0 0 0 0 1 1
2018 Det 7 7 4 4.0 26.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 80 162 56 48.0 347.5 0 0 0 2 10 3


Postseason Stats

Career Defensive Stats
Year Team G TK Asst Sacks Yds Int Yds TDs PD FF FR
2014 Det 1 2 0 1.0 13.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 Det 1 5 4 2.0 8.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 2 7 4 3.0 21.0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Career Rushing/Receiving Stats
Year Team G Rush Yds Yd/Rush TDs Rec Yds Yd/Rec TDs
2014 Det 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 - 0
2016 Det 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 - 0
Totals 2 0 0 - 0 0 0 - 0


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