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September 1, 2019 10:48 PM
Adolphus Washington: Let go by Dolphins
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Dolphins cut Washington on Sunday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Washington originally signed a one-year deal with Miami in late May after he played for the Bengals last season, appearing in four games while recording six total tackles and a sack. The 26-year-old will now have to find another opportunity elsewhere.

May 24, 2019 10:04 AM
Dolphins' Adolphus Washington: Heading to South Beach
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Washington signed a contract with the Dolphins on Thursday.

Washington is entering his fourth season out of Ohio State, most recently appearing in four games with the Bengals in 2018 before a knee injury planted him on injured reserve. Presumably healthy now, Washington was likely brought to Miami to compete with Jonathan Woodard and Tank Carradine for a role on the defensive line.

April 23, 2019 06:24 PM
Adolphus Washington: Cut by Cincinnati
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Bengals waived Washington (knee) on Tuesday, James Palmer of NFL Network reports.

Washington was selected by Buffalo in the third round of the 2016 draft and waived after Week 1 last season. He spent some time on the Dallas practice squad and later signed with Cincinnati, ultimately finishing the season with eight tackles and one sack in five games. It's unclear if Washington has made a full recovery from the knee injury that sent him to injured reserve in November.

November 24, 2018 08:40 PM
Bengals' Adolphus Washington: Lands on IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Washington (knee) was placed on injured reserve Friday, Katherine Terrell of ESPN.com reports.

Washington missed the Week 11 game against Baltimore and has been unable to practice the last two weeks. The Bengals signed Christian Ringo to bolster their defensive line depth, as they currently have four players from the group on IR.

November 16, 2018 03:39 PM
Bengals' Adolphus Washington: Ruled out for Week 11
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Washington (knee) will not play Sunday against the Ravens, Paul Dehner Jr. of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

Washington was unable to practice in any capacity this week. After missing four of his first six games, Washington put together a stretch of three healthy games -- he logged five tackles (two solo) over 85 defensive snaps in those games.

September 26, 2018 08:13 PM
Bengals' Adolphus Washington: Signs with Cincy
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Washington signed with the Bengals on Tuesday, Joe Danneman of FOX 19 in Cincinnati reports.

Washington was waived by the Bills after Week 1 and then signed on with the Cowboys' practice squad. He'll now get another chance on an NFL roster and is able to do so back in his hometown of Cincinnati.

September 18, 2018 09:16 PM
Adolphus Washington: Signed to Cowboys' practice squad
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Washington agreed to join Dallas' practice squad Tuesday, Brandon George of The Dallas Morning News reports.

Washington was waived by the Bills on Sept. 10 after appearing in 32 games for the club. A 2016 third-round pick, Washington takes the spot vacated by Aziz Shittu, who was released from the practice squad Tuesday. He has 3.5 sacks in his NFL career.

September 10, 2018 08:32 PM
Adolphus Washington: Waived by Bills
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Washington was waived by the Bills on Monday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Washington, a 2016 third-round pick, played in 32 games for the Bills over the past two-plus seasons, recording 37 tackles and 3.5 sacks. He will look to find an opportunity with another team, while Harrison Philips figures to see a larger role with the Bills' interior defensive line.

November 8, 2017 09:00 PM
Bills' Adolphus Washington: Seeing more time
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Washington saw a season-high 39 defensive snaps in Thursday's loss to the Jets, logging a career-high five tackles to go with one pass defensed.

The Bills traded starter Marcell Dareus before this game, while Washington saw a modest snap increase in his stead. However, the Bills use a rotating system for their two DT spots, and there are other players who have proven adept this season, so it's not like Washington is going to be given full-time starter's action. Still, some were starting to write off his career following a third-round selection in 2016, so this is a step back in the right direction.

October 24, 2017 10:12 PM
Bills' Adolphus Washington: Not living up to draft status
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Washington did not register any defensive stats in Sunday's win over Tampa Bay during 27 defensive snaps.

The 2016 third-rounder can't get a starting role in his second season, and while he's part of the defensive line rotation the team has used effectively all season, his numbers pale in comparison to some of the other defenders. Through six games, Washington's logged just six tackles and is still looking for his first sack.

August 28, 2017 05:12 PM
Bills' Adolphus Washington: Found not guilty of July allegations
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Washington was found not guilty of July allegations for improperly carrying a concealed firearm, Mike Rodak of ESPN reports.

It's unlikely Washington receives any punishment from the league office either.

August 28, 2017 01:48 PM
Bills' Adolphus Washington: Logs 26 snaps Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Washington recorded one tackle in 26 snaps during Saturday's preseason loss to the Ravens.

Washington's back seemed to hold up well Saturday. The 2016 third-rounder is entering the season as the top backup at defensive tackle but could have trouble improving upon a 21-tackle rookie campaign if he can't hold off Jerel Worthy for playing time.

August 15, 2017 11:52 PM
Bills' Adolphus Washington: Returns to practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Washington, who was forced out of Monday's practice early due to back spasms, returned to practice Tuesday on a limited basis, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports.

Since Washington wasn't among the players coach Sean McDermott listed as out or questionable for Thursday's preseason game in Philadelphia, we imagine the second-year lineman will be suiting up.

August 14, 2017 05:12 PM
Bills' Adolphus Washington: Leaves practice early
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Washington was forced out of Monday's practice early due to back spasms, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports.

Washington is trying to earn additional playing time as the main backup interior lineman behind Marcell Dareus and Kyle Williams. Jerel Worthy seems to be his main competition.

July 25, 2017 03:20 PM
Bills' Adolphus Washington: Pleads not guilty to firearm charge
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Washington pleaded not guilty Monday on a misdemeanor charge of improperly carrying a concealed firearm, Mike Rodak of ESPN.com reports.

Washington was arrested July 9 for allegedly pulling out a firearm at a water park in Sharonville, Ohio. The second-year defensive tackle is scheduled for a pre-trial hearing Aug. 1.

July 11, 2017 03:16 AM
Bills' Adolphus Washington: Arrested on Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Washington was arrested Sunday in Sharonville, Ohio, for improperly carrying a concealed firearm, ESPN's Mike Rodak reports.

Washington allegedly displayed a firearm without first informing police officers at a waterpark. While he was later released by the police, it isn't clear if he'll face any sort of discipline from the Bills or the league office.

January 4, 2017 01:40 PM
Bills' Adolphus Washington: Benched for finale
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Washington was an inactive for the Bills' loss to the Jets in Week 17.

The Bills took high-upside defensive players with each of their top three picks in April, but the first year with that group didn't go so well. Both Shaq Lawson and Reggie Ragland had major injury troubles, and Washington never really took over an expected starting role. He finishes his first season with 21 tackles and 2.5 sacks. It's still not clear why the team would bench a rookie that needed experience in the final game, but Washington's play down the stretch did suffer and perhaps a message was being sent. In any matter, the third-rounder will get a new coaching staff to make a better impression on.

October 27, 2016 06:29 PM
Bills' Adolphus Washington: Short illness
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Washington, who missed Wednesday's practice due to illness, was able to return for Thursday's session.

Washington's status for Sunday's game against the Patriots never seemed much in doubt, but with the quick return he may not even carry a designation once Friday's injury report comes out.

October 26, 2016 10:07 PM
Bills' Adolphus Washington: Illness causes missed practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Washington did not practice Wednesday due to an illness.

Like teammate Zach Brown, the Bills sent him home from practice so they can get their two starters healthier for later in the week. Washington, a rookie third-rounder, checks in at 10 tackles and 2.0 sacks through his first seven NFL games.

September 20, 2016 12:56 AM
Bills' Adolphus Washington: Still getting feet wet
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Washington has picked up a modest three tackles through two games and is still looking for his first NFL sack. He's played just 27 percent of the team's defensive snaps.

The Bills seem pretty high on their third-round pick from Ohio State -- and they might have to be considering their first two picks went down with lengthy injuries -- but apparently they don't trust him fully yet either. While Washington is considered a starter, backups like Leger Double are seeing more time on the field. You can safely avoid Washington for now -- if you're looking for a Bills defensive lineman to own, veteran Kyle Williams is more productive, and Marcell Dareus is coming off suspension in Week 5.

 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-4/295
Birthdate:
11/24/1992
Age:
29
Hometown:
Cincinnati, OH, USA
School:
Ohio State
NFL Experience:
4
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