Darryl Roberts (American football)

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Darryl Roberts
No. 27 – New York Jets
Personal information
Born: (1990-11-26) November 26, 1990 (age 28)
Lakeland, Florida
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:182 lb (83 kg)
Career information
High school:Lakeland (Lakeland, Florida)
NFL Draft:2015 / Round: 7 / Pick: 247
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Total tackles:109
Forced fumbles:0
Fumble recoveries:0
Pass deflections:21
Player stats at NFL.com

Darryl Keith Roberts (born November 26, 1990) is an American football cornerback for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the New England Patriots in the seventh round of the 2015 NFL draft.[1] He played college football for Marshall. He posted a 4.36 40 time in his pro day.

Professional career[edit]

New England Patriots[edit]

Roberts was selected by the Patriots in the seventh round (247th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft. On September 1, 2015, Roberts was placed on season-ending injured reserve after injuring his wrist in the first preseason game against the Green Bay Packers.[2]

On September 3, 2016, Roberts was released by the Patriots as part of final roster cuts.[3]

New York Jets[edit]

Roberts was claimed off waivers by the New York Jets on September 4, 2016.[4]

In 2018, Roberts played in all 16 games with 10 starts, recording 48 combined tackles, seven passes defensed, and an interception.

On March 14, 2019, Roberts signed a three-year, $18 million contract extension with the Jets.[5]


  1. ^ Kyed, Doug (May 2, 2015). "Patriots Draft Marshall Cornerback Darryl Roberts With 247th Overall Pick In Seventh Round". New England Sports Network. Retrieved May 2, 2012.
  2. ^ Reiss, Mike. "New England Patriots place promising CB Darryl Roberts on IR". ESPN.com.
  3. ^ "Patriots reach the 53-man roster limit". Patriots.com. September 3, 2016.
  4. ^ Lange, Randy (September 4, 2016). "4 Arrive via Waivers; RB Robinson Waived/Injured". NewYorkJets.com.
  5. ^ Lange, Randy (March 14, 2019). "Jets Re-Sign Versatile DB Darryl Roberts". NewYorkJets.com.

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