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36 D.J. Swearinger DB

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Redskins' D.J. Swearinger: Out for Thursday's preseason opener
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Swearinger (hamstring) will miss the Redskins preseason opener on Thursday, Kimberley A. Martin of The Washington Post reports.

Swearinger is apparently nursing a minor hamstring injury that doesn't look to be too serious. The Redskins appear to be taking the cautious route with their starting safety in hopes of ensuring that he'll be playing in the games that actually count. Either way, we should have a clearer indication of Swearinger's status in the coming days.

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Redskins' D.J. Swearinger: Posts 79 tackles on year
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Swearinger recorded 79 tackles (61 solo), 10 passes defensed, four interceptions, one forced fumble and 0.5 sacks across 16 contests this season.

Swearinger's first season in the nation's capital was one for the books, as the safety notched career-highs in almost every statistical category. He was second on the team in tackles and provided a consistent presence in Washington's secondary, as his 1,095 defensive reps were the most on the defensive unit.

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Redskins' D.J. Swearinger: Notches another interception
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Swearinger logged his third interception of the season in Sunday's overtime loss to the Saints.

Swearinger now has three picks across the previous two weeks, while he had not recorded any prior to that. The 26-year-old also came one tackle short of a season high by posting six (five solo) on the day. He was one of four Redskins defenders to see all 71 defensive snaps in the contest.

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Redskins' D.J. Swearinger: Tallies two picks on loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Swearinger recorded both his first and second interception of the season Sunday against the Vikings.

Swearinger also recorded five tackles (three solo) to go along with his pair of picks. The 26-year-old intercepted Case Keenum with a few minutes left in the third quarter, and then once again on the first play of the fourth. He now has recorded two passes defended in consecutive week.

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Redskins' D.J. Swearinger: Five tackles in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Swearinger recorded five tackles (five solo) and a sack in Monday's loss to the Chiefs.

After his participation in practice declined last week, it was suspected that Swearinger would not suit up for Monday's game, but he instead turned in one of his best performances in a Redskins' uniform. He'll now get some extended time to rest and get healthy as the team heads into their bye week.

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Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2013Houston Texans167154.0170100.0004
2014Houston Texans167351.022123115.52506
2015Arizona Cardinals477.000000.0001
2015Tampa Bay Buccaneers7129.030000.0000
2016Arizona Cardinals166658.0823134.31208
2017Washington Redskins167961.0180.54328.031010
2018Washington Redskins288.0002115.5703
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2013Houston Texans1600100000
2014Houston Texans1600301010
2015Arizona Cardinals400101010
2015Tampa Bay Buccaneers7000011210
2016Arizona Cardinals1600000000
2017Washington Redskins1610100000
2018Washington Redskins200000000

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