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A.J. Green
WR #18
Height:
6-4
Weight:
207
Age:
26
College:
Georgia
Hometown:
Summerville, SC
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2014):

REC
12
YDS
233
AVG
19.4
TDS
1
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 272 4,066 14.9 82 30 10 96 9.6 22 0 4 1
2014 CIN 3 3 12 233 19.4 77T 1 1 5 5 5 0 -- --
2013 CIN 16 16 98 1,426 14.6 82T 11 -- -- -- -- -- 1 0
2012 CIN 16 16 97 1,350 13.9 73T 11 4 38 9.5 20 0 2 1
2011 CIN 15 15 65 1,057 16.3 58 7 5 53 10.6 22 0 1 0
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 @BAL W 23-16 6 131 21.8 77 1 1 5 5 5 0 -- --
2 ATL W 24-10 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 TEN W 33-7 6 102 17 29 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

      A fourth-year NFL player in 2014, Cincinnati’s top ’11 draft choice has produced three straight seasons among NFL’s elite WRs, with three Pro Bowl selections ... Faced increased double-team coverage in 2013 but still ranked fifth in NFL in yards and sixth in receptions ... Tied career-high with team-leading 11 TDs ... Posted new Bengals records for 100-yard games in a season (six) and consecutive 100-yard games (five) ... Along with WR Marvin Jones, became first pair of Bengals teammates to record at least 10 receiving TDs each in season ... Finished with 1426 receiving yards, just shy Chad Johnson’s 2007 franchise record of 1440 ... Second-team selection on Associated Press All-Pro team.
A fourth-year NFL player in 2014, Cincinnati’s top ’11 draft choice has produced three straight seasons among NFL’s elite WRs, with three Pro Bowl selections ... Faced increased double-team coverage in 2013 but still ranked fifth in NFL in yards and sixth in receptions ... Tied career-high with team-leading 11 TDs ... Posted new Bengals records for 100-yard games in a season (six) and consecutive 100-yard games (five) ... Along with WR Marvin Jones, became first pair of Bengals teammates to record at least 10 receiving TDs each in season ... Finished with 1426 receiving yards, just shy Chad Johnson’s 2007 franchise record of 1440 ... Second-team selection on Associated Press All-Pro team.

    Career transactions: Selected by Cincinnati in first round of 2011 NFL Draft (fourth overall) ... Signed with Bengals on 7-28-11 ... Bengals exercised the option to extend contract by one year through 2015 on 4-21-14.

    Pro Bowl participation: Selected to and played in three games ... Started for Team Sanders in 2013 season contest and had a seven-yard reception ... Voted as a starter for 2012 season game and scored three TDs (one from Peyton Manning and two from Andrew Luck), becoming the seventh player in game history with three or more scores ... Led all receivers in ’12 game in yards (119) and led AFC in catches (seven) ... In 2011 season, had two catches for 42 yards, including 34-yard TD from Ben Roethlisberger ... In ’11 he was first rookie WR voted to Pro Bowl since 2003 season, when Arizona’s Anquan Boldin earned honor, and was first Bengals rookie at any position to make the game in more than 30 years, since WR Cris Collinsworth in 1981.

    First and second all-time: Green’s 260 receptions are the most in NFL history for a player in his first three seasons, one more than Anquan Boldin (259). Green’s 3833 career receiving yards are second-most for a player in his first three seasons. Tops on the list is Randy Moss, at 4163.

    Re-setting 100-yard marks: Green topped 100-yard receiving mark in Games 6-10 of 2013, becoming first Bengal to log five straight ... Had six 100-yard receiving games overall, re-setting club record ... Previously, the record of five total 100-yard receiving games in a season had been set nine times in franchise history.

    A.J.’s benchmarks: In 2012, Green became the first player in NFL history to hit the benchmark trifecta of 100 receptions, 1500 receiving yards and 10 TDs in his first 20 NFL games. In 2013, in his 38th career game, he passed the round numbers of 200 catches, 3000 yards and 20 TDs, joining Hall of Famer Tom Fears as the only players to hit all three marks in their first 38 games. Green’s 38-game totals were 205 catches, 3026 yards and 23 TDs. Fears’ 38-game totals were 224 catches, 3034 yards and 20 TDs.

    2013 general: Started Games 1-16 and Wild Card playoff ... Ranked fifth in NFL in receiving yards (1426) and sixth in receptions (98) ... His team-leading 1426 receiving yards also led Bengals in scrimmage yards, and he led the team with 11 TDs.

    2013 game highlights: On Sept. 8 at Chicago, caught nine-for-162 with two TDs (two and 45 yards), and yards were most by Bengals receiver in season opener ... Caught four-for-46 with 20-yard TD Sept. 22 vs. Green Bay ... Led team with 61 receiving yards and tied for team-lead in receptions (five) on Oct. 6 vs. New England ... Caught six-for-103 with a TD (18 yards) Oct. 13 at Buffalo, including 54-yard gain on a WR screen ... Caught six-for-155 on Oct. 20 at Detroit, including 82-yard TD (longest gain of his of career) on game’s opening drive ... Caught three-for-115, including a pair of 53-yard receptions, on Oct. 27 vs. Jets ... Caught 11-for-128 on Oct. 31 at Miami, posting his career high in catches ... Caught eight-for-151 with a TD on Nov. 10 at Baltimore, his TD coming via a 51-yard Hail Mary as time expired in fourth quarter, sending game to overtime ... Held to career-low seven yards (on two catches) on Nov. 17 vs. Cleveland ... On Dec. 1 at San Diego, caught five-for-83, with a 21-yard TD in third quarter that put Bengals ahead to stay at 14-7 ... Caught six-for-72 Dec. 8 vs. Indianapolis, with nine-yard TD in fourth quarter ... Led team in receptions (nine) and receiving yards (93) on Dec. 15 at Pittsburgh ... Caught seven-for-97 with two TDs on Dec. 22 vs. Minnesota, getting 29-yard score in first quarter and two-yarder in third quarter on a one-handed catch ... Caught four-for-61 with a 53-yard TD on Dec. 29 vs. Baltimore ... Caught three-for-34 in Wild Card playoff on 1-5-14 vs. San Diego.

    Previous seasons: 2011—Led Bengals, and all NFL rookies, in receptions (65) and receiving yards (1057) ... Led Bengals in TDs (seven), and second among rookies in receiving TDs ... Set Bengals rookie record for most receiving yards, passing Cris Collinsworth’s record of 1009, and fell two short of Collinsworth’s rookie receptions record of 67 ... Had 11 receptions of 35 or more yards, tied with Calvin Johnson of Detroit and Victor Cruz of the N.Y. Giants for most in the NFL, and his total was the most by an NFL rookie since 1998, when Minnesota’s Randy Moss had 14 ... His four 100-yard receiving games set Bengals rookie season record ... In his pro debut on Sept. 11 at Cleveland, Green put Bengals ahead to stay in fourth quarter with 41-yard TD catch from Bruce Gradkowski, a play certified as longest game-winning TD catch in NFL history by a rookie playing in his team’s season opener ... On Sept. 18 at Denver, hooked up with rookie QB Andy Dalton for 10 receptions, the only time in league annals a rookie passing duo has hit double figures in completions ... Had one reception Nov. 13 vs. Pittsburgh — a leaping 36-yard TD over two defenders in second quarter, but suffered knee strain upon landing and missed the next game ... Three-for-110 receiving on Nov. 27 vs. Cleveland, including a 51-yarder to the Cleveland two on a third-and-eight late in the fourth quarter, setting up Mike Nugent’s game-winning FG ... Caught five-for-47 in Wild Card playoff on 1-7-12 at Houston. 2012—Started all 16 games and led team in receptions (97), receiving yards (1350) and TDs (11) ... Had at least one TD catch in nine straight games (Games 2-10), a Bengals record, and in the receiving TDs category, he became only the second player in 48 seasons to score in nine straight games, joining Jerry Rice (NFL-record 10 straight from 1987 ... Was top AFC vote-getter at WR on prestigious Associated Press All-Pro team, earning a second-team berth as his vote total trailed only two NFC players — Detroit’s Calvin Johnson and Chicago’s Brandon Marshall ... Named AFC Offensive Player of the Month for September, when in four games he led conference in receptions (27), was second in receiving yards (428) and was tied for most receiving TDs (three) ... Caught nine passes for a career-high 183 yards on Sept. 23 at Washington, including career-long 73-yarder for TD on game’s first scrimmage play, pass thrown out of Wildcat formation by WR Mohamed Sanu ... Caught six-for-117 Sept. 30 at Jacksonville, with 18-yard TD ... Logged his first multiple-TD game on Oct. 14 at Cleveland, scoring twice while catching seven-for-135 ... Six receptions for 57 yards on Dec. 13 at Philadelphia, including a leaping 11-yard grab on third-and-nine in the third quarter to keep alive a Bengals TD drive, and a five-yard TD in the fourth quarter ... Had season-high 10 catches for 116 yards on Dec. 23 at Pittsburgh, including 21-yarder to Steelers’ 25 with :08 remaining, setting up game-winning FG ... Led team in receptions (five) and receiving yards (80) in Wild Card playoff on 1-5-13 at Houston.

    College: Played three seasons (2008-10) at Georgia, and was a consensus choice after his junior season as nation’s top WR prospect ... In just 32 career games, he posted the third-most receptions (166) and third-most receiving yards (2619) in Bulldogs history ... His 23 TD catches ranked second in program annals ... Named to Georgia’s Team of the Decade ... Playing in only nine games as a junior, he led team with 57 catches, 848 receiving yards and career-best nine TDs ... Played 10 games a sophomore and led team in catches (53), receiving yards (808) and receiving TDs (six) ... In 2008, his career-best 963 receiving yards helped earn him SEC Freshman of the Year honors, and on special teams, he blocked a FG attempt vs. Arizona State.

    Personal: Hometown is Summerville, S.C. ... Attended Summerville High School, where he was a four-time all-state selection by Associated Press ... Was the only prep junior named to USA Today’s 2006 All-USA team ... Also lettered in baseball and track ... Housing major at Georgia, and earned spot on Athletic Director’s academic honor roll ... His initials stand for “Adriel Jeremiah” ... Enjoys playing pool.

Recent Articles

  • Cream of the crop

    Posted Jan 25, 2014

    Vontaze Burfict has assured Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green he doesn't have to worry in Sunday's Pro Bowl.

  • Green vows to speak up; Crocker says roster in place to win; Six added from PS

    Posted Jan 6, 2014

    Wide receiver A.J. Green has gone to three Pro Bowls managing to stay in-bounds with gravity-defying grace. Now he's talking about stepping out of the box.

  • Blood, sweat lead to Burfict's Pro Bowl tears

    Posted Dec 27, 2013

    Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green and linebacker Vontaze Burfict have been voted to this season’s Pro Bowl game.

  • Matchup of the Game: Green's sleeves vs. Ike's savvy

    Posted Sep 13, 2013

    Former Bengals cornerback Artrell Hawkins, who played for Dick LeBeau and coached Ike Taylor at a Steelers training camp a few years ago, breaks it down.

  • Happy campers

    Posted Jul 17, 2013

    Even though A.J. Green turns 25 in two weeks, he's still the kid that never went to a camp of any kind until he was one of the most heavily sought-after recruits in the nation and attended the Nike Georgia camp while he was at Summerville High School in South Carolina.

Recent Videos

  • Green on win against the Titans

    Posted 5 hours ago

    A.J. Green speaks on win against Tennessee Titans

  • 1 on 1: A.J. Green

    Posted Sep 11, 2014

    Geoff Hobson goes 1 on 1 with A.J. Green before Sunday's game against the the Atlanta Falcons. The matchup will see two star receivers taken in the 2011 NFL Draft: A.J. Green (4th pick) and Julio Jones (6th pick)

  • Green on Julio Jones

    Posted Sep 11, 2014

    A.J. Green speaks with the media about Sunday's matchup against the Atlanta Falcons.

  • Offensive Play of the Week: Wk 1

    Posted Sep 10, 2014

    Week 1's offensive player of the week was A.J. Green with his 77 yd TD catch to lead the Bengals to a victory in Baltimore.

  • Green: Juggle or Juke?

    Posted Sep 7, 2014

    See which part of his 77 yd TD catch A.J. Green liked best.

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