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Robert Golden
S #21
Height:
5-11
Weight:
202
Age:
26
College:
Arizona
Hometown:
Fresno, CA
Experience:
5

Quick Stats (2016):

TCKL
17
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
--
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 89 60 29 0.0 0 5 1 27 -- 27 0 1 2
2016 PIT 3 3 17 9 8 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2015 PIT 16 3 40 30 10 0.0 -- 4 1 27 27 27 0 0 --
2014 PIT 16 0 10 5 5 0.0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2013 PIT 16 0 14 10 4 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2012 PIT 15 0 8 6 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @WAS W 38-16 6 2 4 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 CIN W 24-16 9 5 4 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
3 @PHI L 3-34 2 2 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

PRO (65-5/3-0): Signed a three-year contract with the Steelers on March 7, 2016…signed his one-year restricted free agent tender with the Steelers on April 29, 2015…originally signed with the Steelers as an undrafted rookie free agent on April 28, 2012.

2016 (2-2): Has played in 62 consecutive regular-season games, which is the fifth-longest active games played streak in the NFL among safeties…recorded one special teams tackle 9/18 vs. Cincinnati.

  • 9/18 vs. Cincinnati: Recovered his first career fumble on defense that was forced by LB James Harrison late in the fourth quarter…returned the fumble 21 yards…finished second on the team with eight tackles, which tied a single-game career-high.

PRO (65-5/3-0): Signed a three-year contract with the Steelers on March 7, 2016…signed his one-year restricted free agent tender with the Steelers on April 29, 2015…originally signed with the Steelers as an undrafted rookie free agent on April 28, 2012.

2016 (2-2): Has played in 62 consecutive regular-season games, which is the fifth-longest active games played streak in the NFL among safeties…recorded one special teams tackle 9/18 vs. Cincinnati.

  • 9/18 vs. Cincinnati: Recovered his first career fumble on defense that was forced by LB James Harrison late in the fourth quarter…returned the fumble 21 yards…finished second on the team with eight tackles, which tied a single-game career-high.

2015 (16-3/2-0): Named a special teams captain for the second consecutive season…appeared in all 16 regular-season games with a career-high three starts…totaled single-season career-highs in tackles (36) and pass breakups (4)…recorded four special teams tackles during the regular season (one, 10/1 vs. Baltimore, 11/29 at Seattle, 12/27 at Baltimore and 1/3 at Cleveland)…saw action in both playoff games.

  • 10/18 vs. Arizona: Made his first career start at safety in place of Will Allen…totaled a career-high eight tackles.
  • 12/13 at Cincinnati: Picked off QB A.J. McCarron in the fourth quarter…marked the first interception of his career.

2014 (16-0/1-0): Named a special teams captain…saw action on special teams in all 16 games during the regular season, recording 10 special teams tackles during the regular season (three, 11/9 at N.Y. Jets, two, 10/26 vs. Indianapolis, and one, 9/21 at Carolina, 9/28 vs. Tampa Bay, 10/20 vs. Houston, 11/2 vs. Baltimore and 12/28 vs. Cincinnati)…made his postseason debut in the AFC Wild Card Game vs. Baltimore.

  • 9/7 vs. Cleveland: Attempted and completed his first career pass, a 25-yarder to CB Antwon Blake on a fake punt in the fourth quarter.
  • 9/21 at Carolina: Recovered a fumble that was forced by S Shamarko Thomas in the end zone on special teams for a touchdown.

2013 (16-0): Played in all 16 games…registered 14 special teams tackles (totaled a career-high three special teams tackles 11/10 vs. Buffalo and 12/8 vs. Miami, two, 9/8 vs. Tennessee and 10/13 at N.Y. Jets, and one, 9/22 vs. Chicago, 10/27 at Oakland, 11/28 at Baltimore and 12/29 vs. Cleveland)…forced his first career fumble on special teams on 10/27 at Oakland.

2012 (15-0): Appeared in 15 games as a rookie…recorded three special teams tackles (one, 10/11 at Tennessee, 11/2 vs. Kansas City and 12/30 vs. Cleveland).

  • 12/16 at Dallas: Saw action in the secondary for the first time in his career…recorded the first two tackles and first pass defensed of his career.

COLLEGE: Saw action in 51 games with 38 starts at Arizona (2008-11)…finished with 173 tackles, 9.0 TFLs, seven interceptions, 31 pass breakups, five forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries...majored in sociology.

PERSONAL: Attended Edison High School (Fresno, Calif.)…was a second-team all-state selection by CalHiSports and a first-team All-Valley selection…selected as a first-team All-State Division II by MaxPreps…was a U.S. Army All-American game participant…helped Edison to a 10-1-1 record and the state semifinals as a senior…totaled 61 tackles and four interceptions as a senior…son of Danny and Rolinda Golden…Full Name: Robert Daishaun Golden.