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Kevin Kaesviharn
DB #40
Height:
6-1
Weight:
200
College:
Augustana (S.D.)
Hometown:
Lakeville, Minn.
Experience:
9
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 127 479 382 97 6 0 41 17 0 114 -- 29
2009 TEN 13 16 14 2 0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2008 NO 11 64 49 15 0 -- 4 2 0 13 6.5 13
2007 NO 16 36 33 3 0 -- 8 -- -- -- -- --
2006 CIN 14 63 48 15 4 -- 2 6 0 24 4 22
2005 CIN 16 87 63 24 1 -- 4 3 0 9 3 6
2004 CIN 15 66 50 16 0 0 8 -- -- -- -- --
2003 CIN 16 64 52 12 1 -- 3 1 0 10 10 10
2002 CIN 16 51 44 7 0 -- 8 2 0 17 8.5 17
2001 CIN 10 32 29 3 0 -- 3 3 0 41 13.7 29
Punt Return
YearTeamGRetRetYAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 127 9 34 3.8 10 0 0 0 8 0
2009 TEN 13 9 34 3.8 10 0 0 0 8 0
2008 NO 11 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 NO 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 CIN 14 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 CIN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 CIN 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2003 CIN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2002 CIN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2001 CIN 10 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

TRANSACTIONS
Released by Carolina (9/5/09)...Signed as a free agent by Carolina (8/24/09)...Released by New Orleans (3/26/09)...Placed on injured reserve by New Orleans with an injured neck (12/4/08)...Signed as an unrestricted free agent by New Orleans (3/15/07)...Signed as a free agent from practice squad by Cincinnati (11/10/01)...Signed to practice squad by Cincinnati (11/1/01)...Waived by Cincinnati (10/30/01)...Signed as a free agent from practice squad by Cincinnati (10/27/01)...Signed to practice squad by Cincinnati (10/23/01)...Waived by Green Bay (8/28/01)...Signed as a free agent by Green Bay (4/26/01).

GP/GS
Career (114/59) [1/1]; 2008 (11/11); 2007 (16/3); 2006 (14/7); 2005 (16/16) [1/1]; 2004 (15/6); 2003 (16/7); 2002 (16/6); 2001 (10/3).

2008
Started 11 games at free safety with New Orleans...Inactive versus Oakland (10/12) with an injured back...Placed on injured reserve with a neck injury (12/4)...Collected 64 tackles, two interceptions and four passes defensed...Vs. San Francisco (9/28): Ended a 49ers scoring threat with an interception of quarterback J.T. O'Sullivan in the end zone...Vs. Green Bay (11/24): Pilfered Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers for an interception...At Tampa Bay (11/30): Suffered a neck stinger, which caused him to be placed on injured reserve (12/4).

2007
Signed as an unrestricted free agent by New Orleans (3/15)...Played in 16 games with three starts...Recorded 36 tackles and eight passes defensed...Notched nine special teams stops...Started versus Tampa Bay (12/2) when the Saints opened in a three-safety set and at Atlanta (12/10) and versus Arizona (12/16) in place on an injured Josh Bullocks at free safety.

2006
Played in 14 games with seven starts for Cincinnati...Led the Bengals with a career-high six interceptions...Ranked third on the team with four sacks...Posted 58 tackles, 11 passes defensed and one forced fumble...Had five tackles on special teams...Made five starts at strong safety and two at nickel back...Inactive at Baltimore (11/5) and versus San Diego (11/12) with a knee injury...At Pittsburgh (9/24): Intercepted a Ben Roethlisberger pass in the end zone with 10 seconds remaining to seal win...Forced a fumble by Steelers running back Verron Haynes that led to a Bengals touchdown...At Tampa Bay (10/15): Snagged an interception off Buccaneers quarterback Bruce Gradkowski...Vs. Carolina (10/22): Thwarted a Panthers scoring opportunity with a fourth-quarter interception of quarterback Jake Delhomme in the end zone...Vs. Atlanta (10/29): Suffered a knee injury that caused him to miss the next two games...At New Orleans (11/19): Gathered a single-game best 1.5 sacks, dropping Saints quarterback Drew Brees for a three-yard loss and sharing a takedown of Brees with Robert Geathers...Picked off Brees in the end zone to stop a potential Saints scoring drive...At Cleveland (11/26): Matched career best with two interceptions, snaring both against Browns quarterback Charlie Frye...Sacked Frye for a nine-yard loss...Vs. Oakland (12/10): Collected a seven-yard sack of Raiders quarterback Aaron Brooks...Vs. Pittsburgh (12/31): Combined with Justin Smith for a five-yard sack of Roethlisberger.

2005
Started all 16 games for the first time in his career with Cincinnati...Produced a career-high 92 tackles, one sack, three interceptions, six passes defensed and a team-leading three fumble recoveries...Opened the first three games at strong safety before starting the remaining 13 at free safety...POSTSEASON: Started AFC Wild Card game versus Pittsburgh (1/8)...Made six tackles...Vs. Minnesota (9/18): Responsible for two takeaways, recovering a fumble by Vikings running back Michael Bennett and intercepting a pass by Vikings quarterback Daunte Culpepper...Vs. Houston (10/2): Took down Texans quarterback David Carr for a six-yard sack...At Tennessee (10/16): Snared an interception off Titans quarterback Steve McNair...At Baltimore (11/6): Recovered a fumble by Ravens tight end Todd Heap, resulting in a Bengals touchdown...At Pittsburgh (12/4): Fell on a loose ball by Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward for a fumble recovery...Vs. Buffalo (12/24): Stepped in front of a pass by Bills quarterback Kelly Holcomb for an interception to set up a Bengals touchdown.

2004
Played in 15 games with six starts for Cincinnati...Registered 62 tackles, eight passes defensed and one fumble recovery...Accounted for 11 tackles on special teams...Started two games at free safety and four at strong safety...Inactive at Pittsburgh (10/3) with back spasms...At Cleveland (10/17): Scored first career touchdown on a three-yard fumble return.

2003
Played in 16 games with seven starts for Cincinnati...Notched 59 tackles, one sack, one interception and four passes defensed...Contributed 13 special teams tackles...Made six starts at strong safety and one at cornerback...Vs. Baltimore (10/19): Corralled an eight-yard sack of Ravens quarterback Kyle Boller...At Baltimore (12/7): Started at cornerback...Picked off a pass by Ravens quarterback Anthony Wright.

2002
Played in 16 games with six starts for Cincinnati...Tied for the team lead with two interceptions and led the Bengals with 13 passes defensed...Compiled 62 tackles and one forced fumble...Added three tackles on special teams...Started one game at nickel back and five at cornerback...Vs. Pittsburgh (10/13): Intercepted Steelers quarterback Tommy Maddox...Vs. Cleveland (11/17): Seized a pass by Browns quarterback Tim Couch for an interception...Vs. Jacksonville (12/15): Accumulated a single-game best 10 tackles...At Buffalo (12/29): Caused a fumble by Bills wide receiver Eric Moulds.

2001
Played in 10 games with three starts for Cincinnati...Tied for first on the team with three interceptions...Totaled 24 tackles and five passes defensed...Responsible for seven special teams tackles...Started the final three games of the season at cornerback after a season-ending injury to Mark Roman...Attended training game with Green Bay prior to being waived by the Packers during the preseason (8/28)...Signed to the practice squad by Cincinnati (10/23) before being promoted to the active roster (10/27)...Vs. Jacksonville (12/9): Victimized Jaguars quarterback Mark Brunell for first career interception and returned it 29 yards to put the Bengals in position for a touchdown...At Baltimore (12/23): Made first NFL start...Vs. Pittsburgh (12/30): Established a career best with two interceptions of Steelers quarterback Kordell Stewart...First theft came in the third quarter at the Bengals 14-yard line and the second occurred on a Hail Marry attempt at the end of regulation.

2001 XFL
Played for the San Francisco Demons of the XFL...Generated 59 tackles and a team-leading three interceptions.

2000 AFL
Played for the Iowa Barnstormers of the Arena Football League...Became only the third player in league history to amass more than 100 tackles in a season with 107...Set a team record with 14 interceptions...Saw action at wide receiver and had three catches for 43 yards and one touchdown.

1999 AFL
Played for the Iowa Barnstormers of the Arena Football League...Led team with nine interceptions to go along with 26 tackles despite only playing 10 games due to a broken foot.

COLLEGE
Three-year starter at Augustana (S.D.)...Finished career with 167 tackles, six interceptions and 34 passes defensed...Played in NCAA Division II all-star game following senior season.

PERSONAL
Attended Lakeville (Minn.) HS.

TRANSACTIONS
Released by Carolina (9/5/09)...Signed as a free agent by Carolina (8/24/09)...Released by New Orleans (3/26/09)...Placed on injured reserve by New Orleans with an injured neck (12/4/08)...Signed as an unrestricted free agent by New Orleans (3/15/07)...Signed as a free agent from practice squad by Cincinnati (11/10/01)...Signed to practice squad by Cincinnati (11/1/01)...Waived by Cincinnati (10/30/01)...Signed as a free agent from practice squad by Cincinnati (10/27/01)...Signed to practice squad by Cincinnati (10/23/01)...Waived by Green Bay (8/28/01)...Signed as a free agent by Green Bay (4/26/01).

GP/GS
Career (114/59) [1/1]; 2008 (11/11); 2007 (16/3); 2006 (14/7); 2005 (16/16) [1/1]; 2004 (15/6); 2003 (16/7); 2002 (16/6); 2001 (10/3).

2008
Started 11 games at free safety with New Orleans...Inactive versus Oakland (10/12) with an injured back...Placed on injured reserve with a neck injury (12/4)...Collected 64 tackles, two interceptions and four passes defensed...Vs. San Francisco (9/28): Ended a 49ers scoring threat with an interception of quarterback J.T. O'Sullivan in the end zone...Vs. Green Bay (11/24): Pilfered Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers for an interception...At Tampa Bay (11/30): Suffered a neck stinger, which caused him to be placed on injured reserve (12/4).

2007
Signed as an unrestricted free agent by New Orleans (3/15)...Played in 16 games with three starts...Recorded 36 tackles and eight passes defensed...Notched nine special teams stops...Started versus Tampa Bay (12/2) when the Saints opened in a three-safety set and at Atlanta (12/10) and versus Arizona (12/16) in place on an injured Josh Bullocks at free safety.

2006
Played in 14 games with seven starts for Cincinnati...Led the Bengals with a career-high six interceptions...Ranked third on the team with four sacks...Posted 58 tackles, 11 passes defensed and one forced fumble...Had five tackles on special teams...Made five starts at strong safety and two at nickel back...Inactive at Baltimore (11/5) and versus San Diego (11/12) with a knee injury...At Pittsburgh (9/24): Intercepted a Ben Roethlisberger pass in the end zone with 10 seconds remaining to seal win...Forced a fumble by Steelers running back Verron Haynes that led to a Bengals touchdown...At Tampa Bay (10/15): Snagged an interception off Buccaneers quarterback Bruce Gradkowski...Vs. Carolina (10/22): Thwarted a Panthers scoring opportunity with a fourth-quarter interception of quarterback Jake Delhomme in the end zone...Vs. Atlanta (10/29): Suffered a knee injury that caused him to miss the next two games...At New Orleans (11/19): Gathered a single-game best 1.5 sacks, dropping Saints quarterback Drew Brees for a three-yard loss and sharing a takedown of Brees with Robert Geathers...Picked off Brees in the end zone to stop a potential Saints scoring drive...At Cleveland (11/26): Matched career best with two interceptions, snaring both against Browns quarterback Charlie Frye...Sacked Frye for a nine-yard loss...Vs. Oakland (12/10): Collected a seven-yard sack of Raiders quarterback Aaron Brooks...Vs. Pittsburgh (12/31): Combined with Justin Smith for a five-yard sack of Roethlisberger.

2005
Started all 16 games for the first time in his career with Cincinnati...Produced a career-high 92 tackles, one sack, three interceptions, six passes defensed and a team-leading three fumble recoveries...Opened the first three games at strong safety before starting the remaining 13 at free safety...POSTSEASON: Started AFC Wild Card game versus Pittsburgh (1/8)...Made six tackles...Vs. Minnesota (9/18): Responsible for two takeaways, recovering a fumble by Vikings running back Michael Bennett and intercepting a pass by Vikings quarterback Daunte Culpepper...Vs. Houston (10/2): Took down Texans quarterback David Carr for a six-yard sack...At Tennessee (10/16): Snared an interception off Titans quarterback Steve McNair...At Baltimore (11/6): Recovered a fumble by Ravens tight end Todd Heap, resulting in a Bengals touchdown...At Pittsburgh (12/4): Fell on a loose ball by Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward for a fumble recovery...Vs. Buffalo (12/24): Stepped in front of a pass by Bills quarterback Kelly Holcomb for an interception to set up a Bengals touchdown.

2004
Played in 15 games with six starts for Cincinnati...Registered 62 tackles, eight passes defensed and one fumble recovery...Accounted for 11 tackles on special teams...Started two games at free safety and four at strong safety...Inactive at Pittsburgh (10/3) with back spasms...At Cleveland (10/17): Scored first career touchdown on a three-yard fumble return.

2003
Played in 16 games with seven starts for Cincinnati...Notched 59 tackles, one sack, one interception and four passes defensed...Contributed 13 special teams tackles...Made six starts at strong safety and one at cornerback...Vs. Baltimore (10/19): Corralled an eight-yard sack of Ravens quarterback Kyle Boller...At Baltimore (12/7): Started at cornerback...Picked off a pass by Ravens quarterback Anthony Wright.

2002
Played in 16 games with six starts for Cincinnati...Tied for the team lead with two interceptions and led the Bengals with 13 passes defensed...Compiled 62 tackles and one forced fumble...Added three tackles on special teams...Started one game at nickel back and five at cornerback...Vs. Pittsburgh (10/13): Intercepted Steelers quarterback Tommy Maddox...Vs. Cleveland (11/17): Seized a pass by Browns quarterback Tim Couch for an interception...Vs. Jacksonville (12/15): Accumulated a single-game best 10 tackles...At Buffalo (12/29): Caused a fumble by Bills wide receiver Eric Moulds.

2001
Played in 10 games with three starts for Cincinnati...Tied for first on the team with three interceptions...Totaled 24 tackles and five passes defensed...Responsible for seven special teams tackles...Started the final three games of the season at cornerback after a season-ending injury to Mark Roman...Attended training game with Green Bay prior to being waived by the Packers during the preseason (8/28)...Signed to the practice squad by Cincinnati (10/23) before being promoted to the active roster (10/27)...Vs. Jacksonville (12/9): Victimized Jaguars quarterback Mark Brunell for first career interception and returned it 29 yards to put the Bengals in position for a touchdown...At Baltimore (12/23): Made first NFL start...Vs. Pittsburgh (12/30): Established a career best with two interceptions of Steelers quarterback Kordell Stewart...First theft came in the third quarter at the Bengals 14-yard line and the second occurred on a Hail Marry attempt at the end of regulation.

2001 XFL
Played for the San Francisco Demons of the XFL...Generated 59 tackles and a team-leading three interceptions.

2000 AFL
Played for the Iowa Barnstormers of the Arena Football League...Became only the third player in league history to amass more than 100 tackles in a season with 107...Set a team record with 14 interceptions...Saw action at wide receiver and had three catches for 43 yards and one touchdown.

1999 AFL
Played for the Iowa Barnstormers of the Arena Football League...Led team with nine interceptions to go along with 26 tackles despite only playing 10 games due to a broken foot.

COLLEGE
Three-year starter at Augustana (S.D.)...Finished career with 167 tackles, six interceptions and 34 passes defensed...Played in NCAA Division II all-star game following senior season.

PERSONAL
Attended Lakeville (Minn.) HS.

 

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