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Players

A.J. Francis
DL #64
Height:
6-5
Weight:
337
Age:
27
College:
Maryland
Hometown:
Washington, D.C.
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2017):

TCKL
2
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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TRANSACTIONS
Originally entered the NFL with the Miami Dolphins as a college free agent on May 3, 2013... Waived by the Dolphins on August 31, 2013... Claimed off waivers by the New England Patriots on September 1, 2013... Waived by the Patriots on September 7, 2013... Signed to the Patriots' practice squad on September 10, 2013... Signed to the Dolphins' active roster from the Patriots' practice squad on November 26, 2013... Re-signed with the Dolphins on March 7, 2015... Waived by the Dolphins on November 14, 2015... Claimed off waivers by the Seattle Seahawks on November 16, 2015... Waived by the Seahawks on November 24, 2015... Signed to the Seahawks' practice squad on November 26, 2015... Signed to the Seahawks' active roster from the practice squad on November 30, 2015... Waived by the Seahawks on May 9, 2016... Signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on May 17, 2016... Waived by the Buccaneers on September 3, 2016... Signed to the Washington Redskins' practice squad on October 12, 2016... Signed to the Redskins' active roster from the practice squad on November 29, 2016... Waived by the Redskins on December 10, 2016... Signed to the Redskins' practice squad on December 13, 2016.

TRANSACTIONS
Originally entered the NFL with the Miami Dolphins as a college free agent on May 3, 2013... Waived by the Dolphins on August 31, 2013... Claimed off waivers by the New England Patriots on September 1, 2013... Waived by the Patriots on September 7, 2013... Signed to the Patriots' practice squad on September 10, 2013... Signed to the Dolphins' active roster from the Patriots' practice squad on November 26, 2013... Re-signed with the Dolphins on March 7, 2015... Waived by the Dolphins on November 14, 2015... Claimed off waivers by the Seattle Seahawks on November 16, 2015... Waived by the Seahawks on November 24, 2015... Signed to the Seahawks' practice squad on November 26, 2015... Signed to the Seahawks' active roster from the practice squad on November 30, 2015... Waived by the Seahawks on May 9, 2016... Signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on May 17, 2016... Waived by the Buccaneers on September 3, 2016... Signed to the Washington Redskins' practice squad on October 12, 2016... Signed to the Redskins' active roster from the practice squad on November 29, 2016... Waived by the Redskins on December 10, 2016... Signed to the Redskins' practice squad on December 13, 2016.

YEAR-BY-YEAR
2016 (BUCCANEERS/REDSKINS)
Signed with the Buccaneers in May after being waived by the Seahawks during the offseason program... Waived by the Buccaneers during final cuts... Signed to the Redskins' practice squad in Week 6 and was promoted to the active roster in Week 13... Inactive at ARI (12/4).

2015 (DOLPHINS/SEAHAWKS)
Played in three games (one with Miami, two with Seattle), registering two tackles.... Recorded one tackle vs. BUF (9/27) while with the Dolphins... Played at MIN (12/6) and tallied one tackle at BAL (12/13), both as a member of the Seahawks.

2014 (DOLPHINS)
Spent the season on Miami's Reserve/Injured list.

2013 (DOLPHINS/PATRIOTS/DOLPHINS)
Waived by the Dolphins during final cuts and was claimed by the Patriots... Re-joined the Dolphins on Nov. 26, signing to Miami's active roster from New England's practice squad.

COLLEGE
Played at Maryland from 2009-12, starting 35-of-49 games played and recording 149 tackles (19.5 for loss), 9.5 sacks, seven passes defensed, four fumble recoveries, three blocked kicks and one forced fumble... Was a three-time Academic All-ACC selection.... Started all 12 games as a senior in 2012, totaling 42 tackles (8.5 for loss), five pass defensed, 3.5 sacks, one fumble recovery and a blocked kick... Played in all 12 games as a junior in 2011 with four starts, tallying 31 tackles (3.0 for loss), 2.0 sacks, one fumble recovery and one pass defensed... As a sophomore in 2010, started 9-of-13 games played, notching a career-high 44 tackles (7.0 for loss) and 2.5 sacks... Played in all 12 games as a redshirt freshman in 2009, starting 10, posting 31 tackles (1.5 for loss), 1.0 sack, one fumble recovery and one pass defensed earning him an honorable mention freshman All-America selection from College Football News... Redshirted in 2008.

PERSONAL
Attended Gonzaga College H.S. in Washington,D.C., where he was named to the All-Washington Catholic Athletic Conference, All-Met, and All-Pigskin Club first teams... Played in the 2007 U.S. Army All-American Bowl... Graduated with a bachelor’s degree in government and politics. Earned a Master's degree in the 2016 offseason... Married to the former Tatiana Uruburo... Son of Michael and Carrie Francis.... Full name: Anthony Joseph Francis... Born May 7, 1990 in Washington, D.C.

Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 4 1 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2017 WAS 2 1 2 0 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2016 WAS 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2015 SEA 2 0 1 0 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2015 MIA 1 0 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2013 MIA 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
7 @PHI L 24-34 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 @NO L 31-34 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
12 NYG W 20-10 2 0 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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