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Calvin Pace

Calvin Pace - #97 - LB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 265 lbs.
Birthday 10/28/1980
Birthplace Detroit, MI
College Wake Forest
Years played 11
Drafted 2003, 1st round, 18th pick by Cardinals

LBs Scott, Pace among Jets' cuts

Posted Feb. 19, 2013 @ 2:54 p.m. ET
The Jets began clearing cap space on Tuesday by announcing the release of veterans OLB Calvin Pace, ILB Bart Scott S Eric Smith and OT Jason Smith.

Jets look to youth to spark pass rush

Posted Nov. 09, 2012 @ 1:54 p.m. ET
The Jets' sack numbers are historically low this season, and they are looking to youngsters Quinton Coples and Ricky Sapp for help.

Jets LB Pace fined $15,000

Posted Dec. 22, 2011 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
Jets OLB Calvin Pace was fined $15,000 by the NFL for his illegal hit on Eagles QB Michael Vick in Week 15.

Rotation key to good health for Jets' outside ’backers

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 2:33 p.m. ET
The Jets' outside linebacker rotation has allowed all three players to stay fresh and avoid an overwhelming physical toll.

Jets-Bears matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 8:27 p.m. ET
Rex Ryan's "D" has been effective at bringing down quarterbacks of late, making at least three sacks in each of the past four games and 14 sacks total during that span, and the Bears' offensive line faces a tough ...

Report: Revis, Pace and Holmes will start Monday night

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
Jets WR Santonio Holmes, CB Darrelle Revis and LB Calvin Pace are reportedly each scheduled to start in Monday night's game against the Vikings.

Jets LB Pace ruled out for Sunday

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 5:34 p.m. ET
Jets LB Calvin Pace did not travel with the team to Buffalo and will not play in Week Four. Pace, an eight-year veteran, broke his foot in August but returned to practice for the first time this week.

Jets LB Pace (foot) out six weeks

Posted Aug. 29, 2010 @ 9:29 a.m. ET
The Jets' leader in sacks in 2009, LB Calvin Pace, will be out six weeks after suffering a broken foot against Washington Friday night.

Jets OLB Pace sad Jones is gone

Posted March 18, 2010 @ 10:27 a.m. ET
Calvin Pace said he was disappointed to see Thomas Jones go, but doesn't think it will be a situation that lingers and causes friction between players and the Jets' front office.

Pace says Jets believe in Gholston

Posted Jan. 16, 2010 @ 7:37 p.m. ET
Teammate and fellow outside 'backer Calvin Pace recently explained what he's seeing from Vernon Gholston, in an exclusive interview with PFW.

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Posted Feb. 19, 2013
The Jets released Pace on Tuesday.||||||| Pace, a 2003 first-round pick by Arizona, spent his first five seasons with the Cardinals before signing a six-year deal with the Jets in 2008. He had seven sacks in his first season in New York, and eight the following year, but never became the dominant pass rusher the Jets envisioned.
Posted Dec. 22, 2011
Pace has been fined $15,000 by the NFL for an illegal hit on Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick last Sunday.||||||| Pace slammed into Vick as he threw a 26-yard touchdown to Brent Celek in the Eagles' 45-19 victory, and was called for a 15-yard roughing-the-passer penalty. Pace told reporters Thursday he planned to appeal the fine. He told ESPNNewYork.com that he didn't read the letter sent to him from the league. "I saw $15,000 and threw it in the trash," Pace told the website. Pace, in his fourth season with the Jets, is third on the team with 81 tackles and has 4 1/2 sacks.
Posted Aug. 29, 2010
Pace will miss a few weeks with a broken right foot, meaning New York's top pass rusher could be sidelined for at least the first game of the regular season.||||||| Pace will have surgery Monday in North Carolina, after leaving the Jets' preseason loss to the Washington Redskins in the third quarter Friday night. Coach Rex Ryan says Sunday it's too early to speculate how long Pace will be sidelined. He says it's "safe to say" he'll be out for the opener against Baltimore. Pace led the team with eight sacks last season.
Posted Aug. 27, 2010
Pace has injured his foot against the Washington Redskins and could miss a few weeks.||||||| Coach Rex Ryan says Pace has "something with his foot," an injury suffered in the Jets' 16-11 loss Friday night. Pace, who led the team with eight sacks last season, left the game in the third quarter. The severity of the injury was not immediately known after the game.
Posted July 02, 2009
The NFL suspended Pace for four games without pay Thursday for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances. Pace will miss New York's first four games of the season and be eligible to return for the Monday night game at Miami on Oct. 12.||||||| In a statement issued by the Jets, Pace said the ban is a result of him taking an over-the-counter dietary supplement that he was unaware violated the NFL's Pace, in his second season with the Jets, is eligible to participate in preseason practices and games. The suspension begins Sept. 5 and he can return to practice on Oct. 5, a day after New York's game at New Orleans.

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