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Shaka Toney |

DE | Penn State | Washington Commanders
Ht: 6022 / 6' 02" | Wt: 238 | Upd: 03/02/2024


Birth Date: 01/07/1998
Age: 26
Original Team: WAS
NFL Entry: 21 07 246
NFL Exp: 3
Depth Chart Key: SUS
Player Status: Suspended
Team History: WAS

Player History

05/21 WAS D/C signed
04/23 WAS suspended indefinitely: gambling

Ourlads' Profile:

2021 Guide: What Ourlads' NFL Scouting Services said about SHAKA TONEY: Penn State, 6022 238 4.53. Two year starter, Philadelphia, PA. An undersized and athletic defensive end who played primarily a wide nine alignment at Penn State. His size and frame projects to outside linebacker. Flashed hand usage and ability to set the edge versus the run. Excellent lateral movement he can chase on the perimeter and is fundamentally sound tackling. Can make plays in pursuit and has the agility to make plays in space. Shows quickness at the snap and is effective working the edge or stunting inside. As an edge rusher along with first step quickness he can bend around the hip of a tackle and squeeze to the quarterback. Uses a quick club with his hands to keep a tackle out of his frame around the corner. At his best working wide and back inside. Also flashes a powerful arm under move to get through a blocker. On straight up blocks a powerful tackle can lock him up. He struggles with any combo or double team block as he lacks the bulk to hold the point. While he has strong hands he lacks lower body power to bull rush into a move. He got work at the Senior Bowl off the ball and his inexperience showed. He has the agility to drop in zone but he struggled with route breaks and processing. If he is going to play linebacker he will be a project but has qualities that are attractive to work with. At this point he is a situational edge rusher. 2020 stats: 31 T, 7.5 TFL, 5 sacks, 1 PBU, 2 QBH, 1 FF. Third/fourth round. (A-33, H-9 1/2, BP-24, SS-4.29, VJ-39).