Alshon Jeffery

Alshon Jeffery


Chance of Injury in 2021: question mark 50%
Chance of Injury per Game: question mark 4.2%
Projected Games missed for 2021: question mark 1.8
Durability: question mark 4

Medium Risk


Alshon Jeffery Player Overview

Alshon Jemell Jeffery is 30-years old and was born in St. Matthews, South Carolina; he was part of an impressive four-time state championship-winning basketball team that went 84-1. He also played two years of football and initially verbally committed to the University of Southern California before he switched to the University of South Carolina. At the University of South Carolina, Jeffery played three years, not missing a single game due to injury.

His freshman season, Jeffery caught 46 passes for 763 yards and six touchdowns, following up with a monster sophomore campaign where he caught 88 passes for 1,517 yards and nine touchdowns. Then as a junior, he caught 49 passes for 762 yards and eight touchdowns.

At the NFL Combine, he measured 6’2?” tall, weighed 216 pounds, and ran a 4.48-second 40-yard dash. The Chicago Bears selected Jeffery in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft.

In his eight NFL seasons, Jeffery spent his first 5 with the Bears and his last three with the Eagles. Jeffery, unfortunately, missed six games his rookie season (2012) after breaking his hand and suffering a knee injury. In 2013 and 2014, he played 16 games in each season.

Then in 2015, Jeffery missed multiple games with a combination of injuries, including a hamstring strain as well as a calf strain. He was placed on injured reserve and missed the final two games of the season with a hamstring injury.

Jeffery again struggled in 2016 to play all 16 games, but this time it was due to violating the NFL’s performance-enhancing drug policy. Jeffery finished his time with the Bears with having the third-most receiving yards in Bears’ franchise history (4,549).

Signing a one-year deal entering the 2017 season with the Philadelphia Eagles Jeffery had a fantastic season, playing in all 16 games, catching 57 passes for 789 yards and 9 touchdowns, helping the Eagles to a Super Bowl Championship. After t…

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Alshon Jeffery Injury History

Date League Injury Details
Oct 28, 2020 NFL Leg Calf Strain Jeffery missed Week 8's game against Dallas as he was absent from practice due to a calf injury
Dec 9, 2019 NFL Pedal Lisfranc Fracture Jeffery suffered a Lisfranc injury during the Philadelphia Eagles’ win over the New York Giants. He missed the rest of the season
Nov 3, 2019 NFL Pedal Ankle Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1 Jeffery tweaked his ankle during the fourth quarter of the game versus the Bears. He missed the next 2 games
Sep 15, 2019 NFL Leg Calf Strain Jeffery exited the game vs. Atlanta early with a calf injury and did not return. He missed the next game
Feb 21, 2018 NFL Shoulder Rotator Cuff Tear Following February rotator-cuff surgery, Jeffery remained out until Week 4 of the regular season.
Jul 30, 2017 NFL Shoulder Rotator Cuff Tear Jeffery tore his right rotator cuff in training camp. He played all 16 games but had surgery after the season on Feb. 21.
Sep 21, 2016 NFL Knee Strain Grade 1 Jeffery suffered a minor knee strain in practice but wasn't forced to miss any games as a result.
Aug 2, 2016 NFL Thigh Hamstring Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1 Jeffery missed some camp practice with a mild hamstring strain but was back in time for the preseason opener.
Dec 20, 2015 NFL Thigh Hamstring Tear Grade 3 Jeffery missed the final 2 games with hamstring "tightness." He hit IR in Week 17.
Nov 18, 2015 NFL Shoulder Jeffery added an unspecified shoulder issue on the Week 11 injury report. He sat out the game but returned the following week.
Nov 11, 2015 NFL Inguinal Groin Pull Grade 1 Jeffery suffered another injury during practice. He suffered a minor groin pull but didn't miss any games from the injury.
Sep 17, 2015 NFL Thigh Hamstring Strain Grade 2 Jeffery's left hamstring tightened up after Thursday practice for Week 2. He missed the next 4 games, blaming the new issue on his existing calf injury.
Aug 11, 2015 NFL Leg Calf Pull After sustaining a "mild calf strain," Jeffery was in crutches and a boot and was sidelined for the whole preseason. Jeffery returned for Week 1 but then missed 4 games after adding a hamstring injury.
Sep 7, 2014 NFL Thigh Hamstring Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1 Jeffery pulled his hamstring in Week 1 and had to leave the game. He was able to play in Week 2 but was clearly limited.
Nov 19, 2012 NFL Knee Tear Jeffery sustained a left knee injury that required "minor" arthroscopic surgery on Nov. 21 and cost him 2 games.
Oct 7, 2012 NFL Hand Metacarpal Fracture Jeffery fractured his right hand in Week 5 and missed the next 4 games, following a Week 6 bye. He avoided surgery.