Draft Scout Snapshot:DS Rating on 8/24/08: #18 DE, #205/750 Overall, Projected Rnd: 6-7 2007: 13 GP; 11 GS; 21 Sol-50 TT, 14 TFL, 8 SK, 1 PBU, 11 QBH; Co-starter at defensive end who played in all 13 games, including 10 as the starter … totaled 50 tackles, and finished second on squad with 14 tackles for loss … led team with eight sacks … 11 quarterback hurries ... preseason First Team All-BIG EAST selection by Phil Steele and a Second Team All-BIG EAST pick by Athlon, Lindy's and Sporting News ... ranks fifth in Rutgers history with 20.0 career sacks ... tied for sixth in the BIG EAST and tied for 44nd nationally in sacks per game (0.62) ... tied for eighth in the BIG EAST in tackles for loss per game (1.08)...2006: 13 GP; 13 GS; 18 Sol-30 TT, 13.5 TFL, 8 SK, 2 PBU, 10 QBH, 1 FR, 2 FF, 1 BLK; Started all 13 games at defensive end en route to All-BIG EAST Second Team accolades ... 30 tackles, 14 for loss and eight sacks … tied for team lead in tackles for loss and sacks … led squad with 10 quarterback hurries … tied for third in the BIG EAST and tied for 44th nationally with 0.62 sacks per game … eighth in the BIG EAST and tied for 69th in the NCAA with 1.04 tackles for loss per game …2005: 12 GP; 0 GS; 18 Sol-28 TT, 6.5 TFL, 4 SK, 4 QBH, 1 FF; Played in all 12 games, amassing 28 tackles ...2004: Did not see any game action, but did participate in practices as a member of the scout team.
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01/02/13 - ILB Jamaal Westerman raised some eyebrows when he recorded a sack in last week's win over the Texans. Westerman is one of several late-season roster additions who have made big plays for the Colts over the last half of the season. He could be a key backup if Indy can progress in the postseason.
12/31/12 - ILB Jamaal Westerman added the team's third sack of the game and his first this season when he dropped Matt Schaub in the third quarter. He now has 5.5 sacks for his career.
12/05/12 - TE Jamaal Westerman was just signed on Tuesday but the 6-foot-3, 260-pounder could end up making an immediate impact. Westerman will most likely see work on special teams but might get into the game as an extra blocker in short-yardage and goal-line situations.
03/20/12 - LB Jamaal Westerman was signed by Miami from the division-rival Jets.
Westerman was an undrafted free agent out of Rutgers signed by the Jets in 2009, and has started three of 36 career games. He had 3.5 of his 4.5 career sacks last season, and can also play special teams in Miami.
He had surgery after the season to repair a groin that troubled him throughout the year.
02/09/12 - OLB Jamaal Westerman had surgery to repair a torn groin that troubled him throughout the 2011 season. Although the surgery went well, his recovery timetable is unclear. Westerman is a restricted free agent.