Jason Webster was signed by the Patriots as an unrestricted free agent on March 3, 2008 ... Originally drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the second round (48th overall) of the 2000 NFL Draft ... Signed by the Atlanta Falcons as an unrestricted free agent (3/5/04) ... Placed on the reserve/ injured list (12/30/06) ... Signed by the Buffalo Bills as an unrestricted free agent (5/21/07) ... Placed on the reserve/ injured list (9/13/07).
GP/GS (Playoffs): 90/74 (3/2)
- Webster joins the Patriots in 2008 as a veteran of eight NFL seasons with the San Francisco 49ers (2000-03), Atlanta Falcons (2004-06) and Buffalo Bills (2007).
- Webster enters the 2008 season having recorded 393 tackles (324 solo), 11 interceptions for 228 yards and two touchdowns, 56 passes defensed, six forced fumbles and one fumble recovery.
- Webster played four seasons in San Francisco (2000-03), appearing in 53 games with 44 starts over that period.
- As a rookie in 2000, Webster played in every game with 10 starts and finished the year with 44 tackles and a pair of interceptions, including one returned 70 yards for a touchdown.
- Over the next two seasons (2001-02), he started every game for the 49ers, totaling 75 tackles and a career-high three interceptions in 2001, while tallying 86 tackles and an interception (returned 37 yards for a touchdown) in 2002.
- Webster spent three seasons in Atlanta (2004-06), playing in 33 games with 29 starts in that time.
- In his first season with the Falcons in 2004, Webster led the club with 10 passes defensed.
- Webster set a career high with 91 tackles in 2005, playing in 15 games with 13 starts that year.
2008 (3/0/0/1): Signed by the Patriots as an unrestricted free agent on March 3 ... Released on Aug. 27 ... Re-signed on Nov. 5.
Buffalo (9/9): Played his game in a Patriots uniform, seeing time in reserve at cornerback and on special teams coverage units in the Patriots' 20-10 victory over the Bills ... Made two solo tackles. N.Y. Jets (11/13): Played in reserve at cornerback and on special teams coverage units ... Made two tackles in coverage in addition to a forced fumble ... Forced Jerricho Cotchery to fumble at the Patriots' 48-yard line, allowing Gary Guyton to scoop up the loose ball, giving the Patriots possession and setting up a game-tying Stephen Gostkowski field goal. at Miami (11/23): Inactive. Pittsburgh (11/30): Played in reserve at cornerback and on special teams coverage units against the Steelers ... Tallied one tackle in coverage.
2007 (1/1 - Buffalo): Made his Bills debut, starting at left cornerback vs. Denver (9/9), finishing with three tackles and one pass break-up before suffering a season-ending injury ... Placed on injured reserve (9/13) and missed the remainder of the season with an arm injury. 2006 (8/7 - Atlanta): In 2006, his final season with Atlanta, bster started seven of eight games and had 47 tackles and a pair of interceptions before being placed on the reserve/ injured list with a groin injury on Dec. 30, 2006 ... Recorded an interception in each of the season's first two games ... Tied his career high with 10 tackles against Detroit (11/5). 2005 (15/13 - Atlanta): Started 13 of 15 games and led the Falcons secondary with a career-high 91 tackles in addition to recording five passes defensed, two forced fumbles and one interception ... Tallied nine tackles, one forced fumble and one pass defensed at Seattle (9/18) ... Key contributor to a defensive effort that held the Jets to zero third down conversions and 37 rushing yards vs. New York (10/24) as he ranked second on the team with eight tackles ... Forced one fumble and registered eight tackles vs. Green Bay (11/13) ... Tallied six tackles and one interception for 19 yards at Detroit (11/24). 2004 (10/9, 2/1 - Atlanta): Played in 10 games with nine starts and tallied 40 tackles, one interception and a team-high 10 passes defensed ... Tallied six tackles and two passes defensed at Carolina (10/3) ... Posted a seasonhigh seven tackles at Kansas City (10/24) ... Intercepted his first pass as a Falcon at New York Giants (11/21) and returned it 18 yards ... Also collected six tackles and a team-high three passes defensed ... Recorded one tackle and one interception vs. St. Louis (1/15/05) in an NFC Divisional Playoff Game ... Registered two tackles in the NFC Championship Game at Philadelphia (1/23/05). 2003 (5/2 - San Francisco): Started two of five games played ... Tallied seven tackles and one interception ... Started and recorded two solo tackles vs. Arizona (12/7) ... Registered one tackle, three passes defensed and one interception in the season finale vs. Seattle (12/27). 2002 (16/16 - San Francisco): Started all 16 games for the second straight season, finishing third on the team with a career-high 86 tackles in addition to posting 11 passes defensed and one interception returned for a touchdown ... Registered a career-high 10 tackles at New York Giants (9/5) ... Tallied two tackles and one interception returned for a 37-yard touchdown vs. St. Louis (10/6) ... Matched a career-high with 10 tackles at San Diego (11/17). 2001 (16/16, 1/1 - San Francisco): Started all 16 games and finished the season with 75 tackles, 10 passes defensed, one forced fumble and a career-high three interceptions ... Recorded five tackles and one interception vs. Carolina (10/7) followed by six tackles and one interception at Atlanta (10/14) ... Tallied six solo tackles and two passes defensed at Indianapolis (11/25) ... Had one interception, five tackles and two passes defensed vs. Miami (12/16) ... Notched a career-high 10 solo tackles at Dallas (12/30) ... Posted five solo tackles at Green Bay (1/13/02) in NFC Wild Card Game. 2000 (16/10 - San Francisco): Played in all 16 games with 10 starts as a rookie, finishing the season with 44 tackles and two interceptions ... Made first career start and registered three solo tackles and one special teams tackle at St. Louis (9/17) ... Totaled three passes defensed, one fumble recovery and three special teams tackles at Dallas (9/24) ... Recorded four tackles, two passes defensed and the first interception of his career vs. St. Louis (10/29) ... Returned a career-long 70-yard interception for a touchdown vs. Atlanta (11/19), becoming the first 49ers rookie since CB Tim McKyer to return an interception for a touchdown (10/5/86).
Three-year starter, who was a first-team All-Big 12 selection as a senior after recording 74 tackles, four interceptions and 10 passes defensed ... Started all 12 games and recorded 72 tackles, two interceptions and seven passes defensed as a junior ... Started 12 games at cornerback as a sophomore and finished with 61 tackles, one fumble recovery and a team-high nine passes defensed ... Played in every game with one start as a true freshman, recording 32 tackles and one interception.
Jason Richmond Webster was born on September 8, 1977 in Houston, Texas ... All-American selection at Willowridge (Houston, Texas) High School, where he lettered in football and track ... A community-minded athlete, he was involved with various community outreach programs in 2005 ... Jason and his wife, Ayeshia, have two children, Harmony and Eden.
- In 1999 Jason played football at Texas A&M with current Patriots teammates Billy Yates and Ty Warren.