Draft Scout Snapshot: A closer look at the Redskins' picks: Round 2/51 -- David Amerson, CB, 6-1, 205, North Carolina State...The Redskins passed on a more immediate need at free safety to go for the ball-hawking Amerson, who picked off 18 passes during his two full college seasons as a starter but also got burned by going for the big play so often. - The Sports Xchange
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08/11/16 - CB David Amerson has been a standout throughout camp, with a recent steal of a Matt McGloin pass intended for Clive Walford a highlight.
12/21/15 - CB David Amerson deflected three passes and had his third interception of the season.
11/30/15 - CB David Amerson started in place of DJ Hayden on Sunday and had six pass breakups and an interception. Although Hayden was struggling, Del Rio said, "It's not so much about DJ as it is rewarding players who are playing the best." Amerson will start again this weekend.
10/05/15 - CB David Amerson played 75 snaps two weeks after being claimed off waivers and contributed a forced fumble and a pass defensed to go along with seven tackles.
09/29/15 - CB David Amerson, claimed off waivers from Washington during the week, played 34 snaps and held up well in coverage.
09/23/15 - CB David Amerson, a second-round draft pick in 2013, was claimed off waivers from the Washington Redskins. Amerson once returned an interception for a touchdown for the Redskins -- against the Raiders.
09/22/15 - CB David Amerson was claimed on waivers by the Raiders from the Redskins Tuesday (Sept. 22). Amerson started 23 games in his first two seasons with the Redskins and compiled 109 tackles and two interceptions in 33 career games. But he was buried on the depth chart this year and didn't play last week against the St. Louis Rams.
09/21/15 - CB David Amerson was waived on Sept. 21 by the Washington Redskins. He was a second-round pick in the 2013 draft.
08/11/15 - CB David Amerson won't face the Browns after injuring a shoulder on Aug. 3.
12/28/14 - CB David Amerson, who was beaten by Cowboys Pro Bowl WR Dez Bryant for two early TDs and for a late 51-yard bomb to WR Terrance Williams, might be glad his rookie season is in the books. Amerson had his moments, and is definitely feisty with a future in the NFL in the right scheme. But his don't-back-down approach comes with definite risk, and he will work in the offseason to learn to manage – and minimize – those risks.