Height 1.93 m
Parents David Edds, Anne Edds
Name A. Edds
Education University of Iowa
Weight 116 kg
Place of birth: Marion, Indiana
40 yard dash time 4.67 seconds
|Date of birth: (1987-09-18) September 18, 1987 (age 28)|
High school: Greenwood Community High School
NFL draft: 2010 / Round: 4 / Pick: 119
Role American football linebacker
Current team Jacksonville Jaguars (#57 / Linebacker)
A. J. Edds: Football Linebacker
Andrew James Edds (born September 18, 1987) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the fourth round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at Iowa.
- A J Edds Football Linebacker
- Miami Dolphins
- New England Patriots
- Indianapolis Colts
- New York Jets
- Jacksonville Jaguars
He has been a member of the Indianapolis Colts, New England Patriots and New York Jets.
He was expected to contribute immediately as a nickel linebacker due to his strong pass coverage skills at Iowa, but he tore his right anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) during the 2010 training camp and was lost for his rookie season. He was waived on September 5, 2011.
New England Patriots
Edds was claimed off waivers by the New England Patriots on September 6. He was waived on September 22, but re-signed to the Patriots practice squad on September 24.
On September 28, 2011, he was signed off the Patriots' practice squad by the Indianapolis Colts, reuniting him with friend and former teammate at Iowa Pat Angerer. On July 31, 2012, Edds tore his ACL. He was waived/injured, and was subsequently placed on injured reserve on August 2.
New England Patriots
On June 6, 2013, Edds was signed by the New England Patriots. On August 19, 2013, he was released by the Patriots.
New York Jets
Edds was signed by the Jets on May 19, 2014 after trying out for the team during rookie minicamp. He was released on August 30, 2014. He was re-signed by the team on September 1, 2014. Edds was released on October 28, 2014.
On December 3, 2014, Edds was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars after they placed starting right tackle, Austin Pasztor, on injured reserve. Edds became a free agent after the 2014 season.