Game 1 vs. Pittsburgh 9/9: Started at RT…Game 2 vs. Cincinnati 9/16: Started at RT and was part of an offensive line that did not allow a sack of QB Derek Anderson and provided time for him to throw for 326 yards and 5 TDs, and RB Jamal Lewis to rush for 216 yards and 1 TD…Part of an offense that established 554 net yards (3rd highest in club history) of offense and scored 51 points (T-4th in franchise history) and 226 net yards rushing…Game 3 at Oakland 9/23: Started at RT…Game 4 vs. Baltimore 9/30: Started at RT and was part of an offensive line that did not allow a sack and allowed QB Derek Anderson to throw for 204 yards and 2 TDs…Game 5 at New England 10/7: Started at RT…Replaced by Ryan Tucker for two series in the first half…Game 6 vs. Miami 10/14: Started at RT and was part of an offensive line that helped the offense to 41 points, 384 net yards of offense and allowed QB Derek Anderson time to throw for 245 yards and 3 TDs…Rotated several series with Ryan Tucker at RT…Game 7 at St. Louis 10/28: Started at RT and was part of an offensive line that helped the offense to 368 net yards and provided QB Derek Anderson time to throw for 248 yards and 3 TDs…Game 8 vs. Seattle 11/4: Started at RT and was part of an offensive line that helped the offense to 428 net yards of offense and allowed QB Derek Anderson to throw for a career-high 364 yards passing and RB Jamal Lewis to rush for a career-high 4 rushing TDs in a 33-30 overtime win…Game 9 at Pittsburgh 11/11: Started at RT and was part of an offensive line that held the Steelers defense without a sack and provided QB Derek Anderson time to throw for 3 TDs…Game 10 at Baltimore 11/18: Started at RT and was part of an offensive line that helped the offense to 380 net yards of offense in a 33-30 (OT) road win…Game 11 vs. Houston 11/25: Started at RT and was part of an offensive line that helped RB Jamal Lewis rush for 134 yards and 1 TD and gave QB Derek Anderson time to throw for 253 yards and 2 TDs as the offense rolled to 397 net yards of offense…Game 12 at Arizona 12/2: Started at RT and was part of an offensive line the allowed QB Derek Anderson to throw for 304 yards and 2 TDs…Game 13 at N.Y. Jets 12/9: Started at RT and was part of an offensive line that did not allow a sack of QB Derek Anderson and allowed him time to throw for 185 yards and 2 TDs, and also paved the way for RB Jamal Lewis to rush for 118 yards and 1 TD in a 24-18 road win…Game 14 vs. Buffalo 12/16: Started at RT and was part of an offensive line that paved the way for RB Jamal Lewis to rush for 163 yards and the offense generated 304 net yards of offense in blizzard-like conditions…Game 15 at Cincinnati 12/23: Started at RT and was part of an offense that totaled 380 net yards of offense, including 136 net yards rushing…Game 16 vs. San Francisco 12/30: Started at RT and was part of an offensive line that paved the way for RB Jamal Lewis to rush for 128 yards and the offense overall to generate 358 total net yards of offense.
In his first season with the Browns, started all 16 regular season games at left tackle…Joined TE Kellen Winslow and C Hank Fraely as one of three Browns offensive players to start in every game of the season…Made his Browns debut in the opener vs. New Orleans on Sept. 10…Started and was part of an offensive line that did not allow a sack of QB Charlie Frye at Cincinnati on Sept. 17…Started at Oakland on Oct. 1, and was part of an offensive line that helped RB Reuben Droughns rush for 100 yards and gave QB Charlie Frye time to throw for 192 yards and 3 TDs in a 24-21 road win…Started and helped Droughns rush for a season-high 125 yards vs. N.Y. Jets on Oct. 29…Helped pave the way for the Browns offense to have season highs in points (31), net yards (438), net yards rushing (150), net yards passing (288) and first downs (26) in a 31-28 OT win vs. Kansas City on Dec. 3…In the regular season finale at Houston on Dec. 31, was part of an offensive line that helped the Browns rush for 127 yards on 28 carries (4.5 avg.).
In his fourth season with the Falcons, started in all 16 regular season games at left tackle and was part of an offensive unit which paved the way for the NFL’s top rushing (159.1 yards per game) attack for the second consecutive season…Helped the team rush for over 200+ yards on five occasions…In the opener vs. Philadelphia on Sept. 12, started at left tackle and was a key contributor as the line spearheaded a rushing attack that garnered 200 yards rushing on 40 carries (5.0 avg.) and 2 TDs…Started at Buffalo on Sept. 25, as the offensive line paved the way for 236 yards rushing on 36 carries (6.6 avg.) and held the Bills defense without a sack…Started vs. Minnesota on Oct. 2, and part of an offensive line that finished with 285 yards rushing, the second-highest rushing performance in franchise history…Started vs. N.Y. Jets on Oct. 24, and helped rushing attack to 205 rushing yards on 38 carries…Started vs. Tampa Bay on Nov. 20, and was part of a line that helped the running game gain 150 yards rushing and QB Michael Vick to pass for 306 yards…Started at Detroit on Nov. 24, as the offensive line contributed to the rushing attack gain 256 rushing yards on 45 carries (5.7 avg.).
Started 15 games at left tackle and was part of an offensive line that ranked first in the NFL with 2,672 yards rushing and averaged 5.1 yards per carry…Part of an offensive line that tied a team record with six 200+ yard rushing games, while leading the league with 22 runs of 20 yards or more…Helped RB Warrick Dunn rush for 1,106 yards and RB T.J. Duckett 4.9 yard average, which ranked third in the NFL…In the regular season opener at San Francisco on Sept. 12, started at left tackle but had to leave the game late in the 4th quarter with a knee injury…Inactive (knee) vs. St. Louis on Sept. 19…Part of an offensive line that did not allow a sack against a talented defensive line at Carolina on Oct. 3…Helped team rush for 205 yards (5.3 avg.) while opening holes for RB T.J. Duckett to score a pair of rushing TDs vs. Tampa Bay on Nov. 14…Played a large role in helping QB Michael Vick gain 104 yards rushing, the fifth 100-yard game of his career and a new NFL record surpassing Billy Kilmer for the most 100-yard rushing games by a quarterback at N.Y. Giants on Nov. 21…Paved the way for RB T.J. Duckett’s franchise records of 4 rushing TDs and 24 points scored vs. Oakland on Dec. 12…Helped open holes for a 132-yard rushing performance by RB Warrick Dunn and a team total of 204 rushing yards at Seattle on Jan. 2…In the NFC Divisional Playoff Game vs. St. Louis on Jan. 15, part of a line that set a NFL postseason record with 327 rushing yards…In the NFC Championship Game at Philadelphia on Jan. 23, started at left tackle.
Played in all 16 games, including eight starts in relief of starting LT Bob Whitfield (broken right fibula)…Played on special teams the first eight consecutive games, before replacing Bob Whitfield in the 3rd quarter vs. Philadelphia on Nov. 2…Made his first NFL start at left tackle at N.Y. Giants on Nov. 9, and delivered a strong performance as RB Warrick Dunn rushed for 178 yards on 38 carries (5.8 avg.) in a 27-7 win…Had another strong showing vs. Carolina on Dec. 7, as held DE Mike Rucker without a sack…Also held DE Simeon Rice without a sack at Tampa Bay on Dec. 15, as the Falcons’ rushed for 148 yards.
In his rookie season with Atlanta played in six games on special teams…Made his NFL debut in the season opener at Green Bay on Sept 8, on special teams…Inactive for the next ten games…Played in each of the final five regular season games and both postseason contests.
Honorable mention all-WAC choice after grading over 80 percent in all 10 starts at left tackle as a senior…Also named to the National Strength and Conditioning Association All-America Athlete Team…Had a streak of 26 consecutive starts snapped during the 2001 campaign when he was sidelined against New Mexico State in the fourth game with a lower leg infection…Started all 12 games at left tackle as a junior and graded out over 80 percent in each game…Started all 11 games as a sophomore…Played in six games as a freshman.
Two-year letter winner at Conestoga Valley (Lancaster, Pa.) High School…First-team All-Conference selection on both offense and defense as a senior after tallying 33 tackles and 3 forced fumbles at defensive tackle and a solid performance at offensive guard…Did not begin playing football until his junior season…Involved in various community outreach programs in 2004, including the Prison Ministries of Atlanta football camp and Challenge Child & Friends Bowling Tournament…Majored in finance at Tulsa…Born Kevin Carl Shaffer on March 2, 1980, in Salisbury, Md…Married to wife, Tara, and the couple welcomed their first child in the spring of 2006, daughter, Ava Nicole.
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