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Kelly Jennings
DB #23
Height:
5-11
Weight:
180
College:
Miami (Fla.)
Hometown:
Live Oak, FL
Experience:
6
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 91 240 210 30 1 0 52 2 0 0 -- 0
2011 CIN 13 33 26 7 1 -- 5 -- -- -- -- --
2010 SEA 14 40 35 5 0 -- 13 1 0 0 -- 0
2009 SEA 16 30 27 3 0 -- 5 -- -- -- -- --
2008 SEA 16 42 36 6 0 -- 12 -- -- -- -- --
2007 SEA 16 55 49 6 0 -- 12 -- -- -- -- --
2006 SEA 16 40 37 3 0 -- 5 1 0 0 -- 0

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Bio

2011 HIGHLIGHTS: GENERAL: Played in Games 2-4 and 7-16, and in Wild Card playoff, with start at LCB on Dec. 4 at Pittsburgh as replacement for injured Nate Clements ... Inactive for other three games due to hamstring injuries ... Logged 40 tackles, including a sack, and five passes defensed, as well as two special teams tackles ... Supported effort for Bengals defense to finish season ranked seventh in NFL in fewest yards allowed per game (316.3), fourth in fewest yards allowed per offensive play (5.0), ninth in fewest passing yards per game (211.6) and fifth in total sacks (45).

2011 GAME-BY-GAME: Made Bengals debut Sept. 18 at Denver, playing briefly on defense and on special teams (no statistics) … One tackle and a pass defensed Oct. 2 vs. Buffalo, along with a special teams tackle … Logged five tackles on defense Oct. 30 Seattle, along with a special teams tackle … Three tackles Nov. 6 at Tennessee … Four tackles Nov. 13 vs. Pittsburgh as he saw more extensive action in place of Leon Hall, who left game in second quarter with an injury … Two tackles Nov. 27 vs. Cleveland, and defended a fourth-down pass against Josh Cribbs with 0:10 left in the fourth quarter to thwart final Browns comeback effort … Started at LCB Dec. 4 at Pittsburgh, replacing injured Nate Clements, and led team with 10 tackles, plus a pass defensed … Five tackles, including a sack, and one pass defensed Dec. 11 vs. Houston … Three tackles Dec. 18 at St. Louis ... Five tackles and a pass defensed Dec. 24 vs. Arizona ... One pass defensed in Wild Card playoff 1-7-12 at Houston.

Sixth-year pro was acquired 8-29-11 in a trade with Seattle (Seahawks acquiring DT Clinton McDonald) ... Played in 13 games and in Wild Card playoff, increasing his production as he learned Bengals system ... A first-round Seattle draft choice in 2006, he had 78 games played with 44 starts for the Seahawks ... Now has seven career playoff appearances, with five starts ... Played and started 14 games in 2010 for Seahawks club that won NFC West Division and upset New Orleans in a Wild Card playoff ... Played in 73 straight games (including postseason) to open his career, before missing time in 2010 with hamstring injury ... Has 53 career passes defensed, two INTs and two fumble recoveries.

2011 HIGHLIGHTS: GENERAL: Played in Games 2-4 and 7-16, and in Wild Card playoff, with start at LCB on Dec. 4 at Pittsburgh as replacement for injured Nate Clements ... Inactive for other three games due to hamstring injuries ... Logged 40 tackles, including a sack, and five passes defensed, as well as two special teams tackles ... Supported effort for Bengals defense to finish season ranked seventh in NFL in fewest yards allowed per game (316.3), fourth in fewest yards allowed per offensive play (5.0), ninth in fewest passing yards per game (211.6) and fifth in total sacks (45).

2011 GAME-BY-GAME: Made Bengals debut Sept. 18 at Denver, playing briefly on defense and on special teams (no statistics) … One tackle and a pass defensed Oct. 2 vs. Buffalo, along with a special teams tackle … Logged five tackles on defense Oct. 30 Seattle, along with a special teams tackle … Three tackles Nov. 6 at Tennessee … Four tackles Nov. 13 vs. Pittsburgh as he saw more extensive action in place of Leon Hall, who left game in second quarter with an injury … Two tackles Nov. 27 vs. Cleveland, and defended a fourth-down pass against Josh Cribbs with 0:10 left in the fourth quarter to thwart final Browns comeback effort … Started at LCB Dec. 4 at Pittsburgh, replacing injured Nate Clements, and led team with 10 tackles, plus a pass defensed … Five tackles, including a sack, and one pass defensed Dec. 11 vs. Houston … Three tackles Dec. 18 at St. Louis ... Five tackles and a pass defensed Dec. 24 vs. Arizona ... One pass defensed in Wild Card playoff 1-7-12 at Houston.

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2010-Started Games 1-5 and 8-16 at RCB, missing Games 6-7 with hamstring injury ... Also started both playoff games ... Had 40 tackles, 13 passes defensed and one INT during the regular season ... Five tackles and a pass defensed in season opening win Sept. 12 vs. San Francisco ... One INT and three total passes defensed in win Nov. 14 at Arizona ... Seven tackles and a pass defensed in win Dec. 5 vs. Carolina ... Eight tackles in Wild Card playoff win 1-8-11 vs. New Orleans.

2009—Played in every game with seven starts, with 28 tackles and six passes defensed ... Called into service as emergency long snapper on one punt, Dec. 20 vs. Tampa Bay.

2008—Played in every game with six starts, logging 42 tackles and 12 passes defensed.

2007—Played in every regular-season Seattle game, with 15 starts, as Seahawks won NFC West with 10-6 mark ... Had 55 tackles, 12 passes defensed and two fumble recoveries ... Eight tackles and a fumble recovery in season-opening win Sept. 9 vs. Tampa Bay ... Played in both playoff games, with one start, totaling four tackles and two passes defensed.

2006—Drafted by Seattle in first round (31st overall) ... Played in every regular-season game, with two starts, and started both playoff games after Seahawks won NFC West with 9-7 record ... Had 35 tackles and five passes defensed, including first pro INT in win Nov. 27 vs. Green Bay ... Eight tackles and a forced fumble in postseason action.   

COLLEGE: Played in 49 games with 41 starts at Miami (Fla.), with six INTs and 34 passes defensed ... All-America first-team choice by Sports Illustrated as a senior ... Had 116 career tackles with 1.5 sacks.

PERSONAL: Hometown is Live Oak, Fla. ... Attended Suwanee High School, where he was a two-way starter (WR and CB) ... Earned two degrees from Miami, in finance and business management ... Married (wife Fritzie).

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