Data Scout Notes: 2012: 2ndC/2ndM...P2ndC/P2ndM...2011: NA...2010: NA
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Draft Scout D.J. Swearinger News
03/10/17 - S D.J. Swearinger signed with the Washington Redskins on Friday. Swearinger signed a three-year, $13.5 million with $9 million guaranteed. The 5-10, 205-pound Swearinger is entering his fifth NFL season after initially being selected by the Houston Texans in the second round (57th overall) of the 2013 draft. He has appeared in 59 career regular-season games with 35 starts for the Texans (2013-14), Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2015) and Arizona Cardinals (2015-16), totaling 222 tackles, 19 passes defensed, 11 tackles for loss, six interceptions, five forced fumbles, three fumbles recovered and 3.0 sacks. Last season, the 25-year-old Swearinger appeared in all 16 games for Arizona, starting the final 12. He posted career highs in solo tackles (56), passes defensed (eight), tackles for loss (five), interceptions (three) and sacks (2.0).
09/19/16 - S D.J. Swearinger was knocked out of the game due to a head injury. Swearinger was taken to the locker room and was being evaluated for a concussion.
04/18/16 - S D.J. Swearinger, a restricted free agent, signed his one-year tender qualifying offer with the Cardinals. The 5-10, 205-pound Swearinger played in four games with one start last season for the Cardinals and had eight tackles, one fumble recovery and one forced fumble after being elevated to the active roster on Dec. 8. He originally signed with Arizona's practice squad on Dec. 1. Swearinger entered the league with Houston in the second round of the 2013 draft and spent his first two seasons with the Texans before playing the first seven games last season with Tampa Bay.
12/08/15 - S D.J. Swearinger was signed by the Cardinals from their practice squad Tuesday (Dec. 8).
12/01/15 - S D.J. Swearinger, who was placed on waivers by the Buccaneers Nov. 17, was signed by the Cardinals to their practice squad Tuesday (Dec. 1).