40 Time Range: 4.40-4.45/No full workout, hamstring on 2nd 40
Data Scout Notes: 2012: 1stC...P1stC/PThorpe...2011: C-USANewcomerOY/2ndC
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Draft Scout D.J. Hayden News
03/11/17 - CB DJ Hayden signed as a free agent with the Detroit Lions on Saturday. His one-year deal is worth up to $5.25 million, according to ESPN. The 5-foot-11, 190-pound Hayden spent the first four seasons of his career with the Oakland Raiders (2013-16).
Hayden, the 12th overall selection by the Raiders in the 2013 NFL Draft out of Houston, appeared in 45 career games (25 starts). His career totals include 178 tackles, one sack, three interceptions, 26 pass defenses and three forced fumbles. The Raiders did not pick up Hayden's fifth-year option after injuries kept him off of the field for stretches during his four seasons in Oakland.
Hayden, 26, played all 16 games in 2015 but only 11 games in 2016 after finishing the season on injured reserve because of a hamstring injury.
11/30/16 - CB DJ Hayden (hamstring) did not practice Wednesday and he might not be available to face Buffalo.
11/28/16 - CB DJ Hayden left the game against the Carolina Panthers with 14:16 left to play Sunday due to a hamstring injury.
He was ruled out for the remainder of the contest.
Rookie cornerback Antonio Hamilton replaced Hayden in the lineup.
Hayden started in place of injured cornerback David Amerson.
11/28/16 - CB DJ Hayden left with a hamstring injury on the first series of the fourth quarter and did not return.
11/06/16 - RCB DJ Hayden started in place of Sean Smith (shoulder) on Sunday.