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Jermaine Cunningham

Jermaine Cunningham - #96 - DE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 255 lbs.
Birthday 04/24/1988
Birthplace Bronx, NY
College Florida
Years played 4
Drafted 2010, 2nd round, 21st pick by Patriots

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
24 0 0

Patriots have scheme, personnel to replace Cunningham

Posted Nov. 29, 2012 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
Jermaine Cunningham's strong season has been put on hold as the Patriots turn to the "next man up" to replace the suspended defensive end.

Third-year AFC East players entering crucial offseason

Posted May 09, 2012 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
After a lockout-shortened 2011 offseason, third-year players get an extra chance to make a leap in development this summer.

Ravens' Kruger must improve run defense

Posted April 29, 2012 @ 5:39 p.m. ET
To successfully take over a starting OLB job, Baltimore's Paul Kruger must do a better job of stopping the run, according to AFC Whispers.

Patriots re-sign Moore, place Cunningham on I.R.

Posted Dec. 10, 2011 @ 12:52 p.m. ET
The Patriots have brought back DE Eric Moore and placed second-year DE-OLB Jermaine Cunningham on injured reserve.

Patriots remain hopeful Cunningham can contribute

Posted Oct. 15, 2011 @ 10:59 p.m. ET
Patriots DE Jermaine Cunningham has rarely seen time on defense, but Bill Belichick believes he will start contributing soon, and the pass rush could use his help.

Patriots rule five out, including ORT Vollmer

Posted Sept. 11, 2011 @ 8:30 p.m. ET
The Patriots ruled five players out for the Monday night opener against the Dolphins, including ORT Sebastian Vollmer.

Improving the Patriots' third-down defense

Posted Aug. 04, 2011 @ 11:23 a.m. ET
Heading into 2011, with such a high-octane offense, an improved third-down defense could greatly increase the Patriots' chances at getting back to the Super Bowl.

Patriots content with edge rushers heading into free agency

Posted July 01, 2011 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
In addition to Jermaine Cunningham, who will be counted on to step up in his second season, DE-OLB Eric Moore could be one of the reasons the Patriots can feel comfortable standing pat during free agency.

Patriots comfortable with pass rushers on roster

Posted April 30, 2011 @ 4:51 p.m. ET
It was pretty much a consensus that a pass-rushing defensive end or outside linebacker would be high on the Patriots' priority list heading into the draft, but clearly, Bill Belichick didn't view it that way.

Patriots positional analysis: Linebackers

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 10:30 a.m. ET
This is the seventh in a series of position-by-position looks at the Patriots' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. Today, we analyze New England's LB situation.

Patriots-Bills prediction

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain thinks the Patriots will have a much bigger test than they would like from the Bills but will still leave Buffalo with home-field advantage throughout the playoffs.

Hernandez, Connolly among Pats out Sunday

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 11:04 a.m. ET
The Patriots ruled six players, including four starters, out for their Week 16 game against the Bills.

Patriots rookie report: Week 15

Posted Dec. 21, 2010 @ 6:15 p.m. ET
Rookie TE Aaron Hernandez caught two touchdown passes while CB Devin McCourty recorded his first career sack in the Patriots' win over the Packers.

Patriots' 60-second rant: Bears provide opportunity for pass rush to shine

Posted Dec. 07, 2010 @ 10:17 p.m. ET
This Sunday's game against the Bears would be a perfect opportunity for the Patriots to get a solid pass rush together and add another dynamic to their 10-2 club.

Patriots rookie report: Week 13

Posted Dec. 07, 2010 @ 7:34 p.m. ET
Three Patriots rookies made big impacts on defense in their 45-3 win over the Jets, with two hauling in interceptions.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Nov. 26, 2012
Cunningham has been suspended by the NFL for four games without pay for violating its policy on performance-enhancing substances. The league's announcement Monday did not specify the substance. The Patriots had no immediate reaction.||||||| Cunningham, a 2010 second-round draft pick from Florida, can return to the active roster on Dec. 24, one day after the Patriots play at Jacksonville. He had a season-high six tackles in his only start in last Thursday's 49-19 win at the New York Jets.
Posted Dec. 11, 2011
Cunningham is done for the season with a hamstring injury.||||||| He played nine games this season and was in on one tackle.

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