David Amerson

#29 DB / Oakland Raiders / EXP: 3YRS Height: 6-1 Weight: 205 lb Age: 23 College: North Carolina State Bye 6

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  • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    Report: Raiders sign CB David Amerson

    Free-agent cornerback David Amerson was signed by the Raiders on Tuesday, NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports. A second-round pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, Amerson was recently released by the Redskins, after struggling badly through the first 33 games of his career. He's mostly drawn attention for his poor coverage, but the Raiders are so thin at cornerback that Amerson might eventually work his way into a significant role.

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Redskins' David Amerson, Akeem Davis slowed by injury

    The Redskins lost two defensive backs to injuries, Monday. David Amerson is being evaluated after suffering a left-shoulder injury, and Akeem Davis is getting evaluated for an injury to his left thumb, per the Washington Post. Davis played in 13 games as a rookie last year. Amerson has played in 31 games over the last two seasons.

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Redskins' David Amerson looks to win back starting job

    After a sub-par 2014 season, Redskins cornerback David Amerson is no longer expected to be a starter. Bashaud Breeland and free agent pickup Chris Culliver have knocked Amerson down to a nickelback role. Amerson lost the job after a season in which he indecisive and lacked aggression, he admitted to the Washington Post. Amerson didn't record an interception and had just seven pass breakups. "At the end of the day, that's all it comes down to: just making plays. That's the thing I felt like I was missing last year: being that big play-maker, game-changer," Amerson said. "I basically had been that all my life, but it was different for me last year. It was unusual for me. So I need to get back into my groove and just find my swag. … Like I said, I've been that all my life, and always had that – I wouldn't call it a gambling type of mentality – but knowing when to go and make that play, when to step up. It's something I think a lot of people naturally have in them, and knowing when to bring it out. I just have to have that mindset."

  • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    Redskins list inactives for Week 12

    The Redskins listed quarterback Kirk Cousins, wide receiver Aldrick Robinson, cornerback David Amerson offensive tackle Trent Williams tight end Jordan Reed, defensive lineman Chris Baker and wide receiver Leonard Hankerson as inactive against the 49ers Week 12.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Redskins list 10 players on final injury report for Week 7

    The Redskins listed 10 players on their final injury report for Sunday's Week 7 clash against the Titans. Robert Griffin III (ankle), Akeem Jordan (knee) and Tracy Porter (hamstring) were the only three to be officially ruled out for the game. Deemed questionable were David Amerson (concussion), Ryan Clark (ankle) and Perry Riley Jr. (knee). Brian Orakpo (ankle), Trenton Robinson (ankle), Trent Williams (knee) and Darrel Young (hamstring) were all officially ruled probable for Sunday.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Redskins' David Amerson set to go through concussion protocol

    Redskins head coach Jay Gruden told reporters that cornerback David Amerson will go through the league-mandated concussion protocol Tuesday, according to the Washington Post. Amerson sustained the injury in a Week 6 loss to Arizona. His status is day to day moving forward, according to Gruden.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    David Amerson (concussion) will not return vs. Cardinals

    Redskins cornerback David Amerson (concussion) has been ruled out for the remainder of his team's Week 6 matchup with the Cardinals, the team announced. Amerson will have to pass the concussion protocol before returning to action.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Redskins' David Amerson questionable to return in Week 6

    Redskins cornerback David Amerson is questionable to return to Sunday's game against the Cardinals, the team announced. Amerson has been taken to the locker room to be evaulated for a potential concussion.

  • by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst

    David Amerson projected as 2014 starter

    Redskins cornerback David Amerson improved throughout his rookie season and should get a chance to start in 2014, reports ESPN.com. A second-round pick, Amerson made 48 tackles and two interceptions serving as the No. 3 corner behind DeAngelo Hall and Josh Wilson, both of whom are entering free agency.

  • by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com

    E.J. Biggers, David Amerson get INTs for Redskins

    The Washington Redskins earned an overtime victory over San Diego on Sunday of Week 9 and got two big interceptions from the defense. Cornerbacks E.J. Biggers and David Amerson each intercepted a Philip Rivers pass during the game. Biggers returned his pick 15 yards for Washington and Amerson didn't have any return yards, but came up with a highly impressive takeaway. Biggers had three tackles in the game and Amerson six. Five were solo stops. The 21-year-old rookie Amerson, who went to North Carolina State, has two interceptions for the season, one returned for a touchdown. He also has 30 tackles this season. Biggers, a veteran, has 18 tackles and recorded his first INT of the year.

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