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Players

D.J. Swearinger
S #36
Height:
5-10
Weight:
205
Age:
25
College:
South Carolina
Experience:
5

Quick Stats (2016):

TCKL
66
SCK
2.0
FF
0
INT
3

TRANSACTIONS
Originally selected by the Houston Texans in the second round (57th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft... Waived by the Texans on May 11, 2015... Acquired on waivers by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on May 12, 2015... Waived by the Buccaneers on November 17, 2015... Signed to the Arizona Cardinals' practice squad on December 1, 2015... Signed to the Cardinals' active roster on December 8, 2015... Re-signed with the Cardinals on April 18, 2016... Signed with the Washington Redskins as an unrestricted free agent on March 10, 2016.

PRO 
Joined the Redskins in unrestricted free agency in 2017 after having previously appeared in 59 games with 35 starts for the Texans, Buccaneers and Cardinals from 2013-16... Credited by STATS with 222 tackles (172 solo), 19 passes defensed, 11 tackles for loss, six interceptions, five forced fumbles, three fumbles recovered and 3.0 sacks entering the 2017 season.

TRANSACTIONS
Originally selected by the Houston Texans in the second round (57th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft... Waived by the Texans on May 11, 2015... Acquired on waivers by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on May 12, 2015... Waived by the Buccaneers on November 17, 2015... Signed to the Arizona Cardinals' practice squad on December 1, 2015... Signed to the Cardinals' active roster on December 8, 2015... Re-signed with the Cardinals on April 18, 2016... Signed with the Washington Redskins as an unrestricted free agent on March 10, 2016.

PRO
Joined the Redskins in unrestricted free agency in 2017 after having previously appeared in 59 games with 35 starts for the Texans, Buccaneers and Cardinals from 2013-16... Credited by STATS with 222 tackles (172 solo), 19 passes defensed, 11 tackles for loss, six interceptions, five forced fumbles, three fumbles recovered and 3.0 sacks entering the 2017 season.

YEAR-BY-YEAR
2016 (CARDINALS)
Played in every game, starting the final 12. Recorded 64 tackles (56 solo) and set career highs with three interceptions, eight passes defensed and 2.0 sacks. Also added four tackles for loss... Picked off Jameis Winston on final play of the game vs. TB (9/18)... Registered seven tackles, a sack and a pass defensed at SF (10/6)... Recorded four solo tackles, an interception of Ryan Fitzpatrick and two passes defensed vs. NYJ (10/17)... Notched three solo tackles and a pass defensed vs. SEA (10/23)... Tied career high with seven solo tackles at CAR (10/30)... Intercepted a Matt Ryan pass to help set up a field goal before halftime at ATL (11/27), giving him his career-high third pick for the season. Tied career best with seven solo tackles, including one for loss, and two passes defensed... Totaled six solo tackles at MIA (12/11)... Notched three tackles, including one for loss vs. NO (12/18)... Recorded six tackles and a pass defensed at SEA (12/24)... Had a 13-yard sack of Jared Goff at LA (1/1), adding five solo tackles, including one for loss.

2015 (BUCCANEERS/CARDINALS)
Played in 11 total games with the Buccaneers and Cardinals, finishing the season with 19 tackles, two fumble recoveries, one forced fumble and a pass defensed... Played in seven games with Tampa Bay and had 11 tackles and a fumble recovery before being released on Nov. 17... Signed to Cardinals' practice squad on Dec. 1 and was elevated to active roster on Dec. 8... Played in Cardinals' last four games and both playoff contests... Made Cardinals debut vs. MIN (12/10)... Started as part of nickel defense and had three solo tackles, a fumble recovery and a pass defensed at PHI (12/20)... Forced a James Starks fumble vs. GB (12/27)... Recorded three tackles vs. SEA (1/3)... Played on special teams in playoff contests vs. GB (1/16) and at CAR (1/24).

2014 (TEXANS)
Made 12 starts in 16 games played, collecting 73 tackles, two interceptions, six passes defensed, one sack, three forced fumbles and a fumble recovery... Recorded his first career sack in the season opener vs. WAS (9/7), finishing the game with eight tackles and a forced fumble... Recorded a forced fumble and a fumble recovery at OAK (9/14)... Registered his third forced fumble in the first four games vs. BUF (9/28)... Notched his first interception of the season at TEN (10/26)... Matched season high with eight tackles vs. PHI (11/2)... Collected second interception at JAX (12/7).

2013 (TEXANS)
Played in all 16 games and made 10 starts as a rookie, finishing with 67 tackles, one Interception, four passes defensed, a forced fumble and four special teams tackles... Made NFL debut at SD (9/9)... Had five tackles in his first career start at KC (10/20). Started every game the remainder of the season... Recorded his first career interception at ARI (11/10), picking off Carson Parmer... Posted seven or more tackles in four of the last five games... Set a career high with 10 tackles (seven solo) in season finale at TEN (12/29), also recording his first career forced fumble.

COLLEGE
Played collegiately at South Carolina, starting 33 of the 52 games in which he appeared... Finished career with 244 tackles, 6.5 tackles for loss, 16 passes defensed, six interceptions (two returned for touchdowns), four forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries... Earned All-SEC honors as a senior after starting 12 games and recording 79 tackles, two interceptions (with one returned for a touchdown), two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery... Had career-high 80 tackles as a junior, adding three interceptions, three passes defensed and a forced fumble... Tallied 66 tackles, five passes defensed, one interception that he returned for a touchdown and one forced fumble as a sophomore... Appeared in all 13 games and recorded 19 tackles as a freshman.

PERSONAL
Attended Greenwood (S.C.) H.S., where he contributed as an option quarterback, wide receiver and safety on a team that included fellow Redskins defensive back Josh Norman... Rarned second-team all-state honors after rushing for 904 yards and 12 touchdowns and also catching 20 passes for 201 yards. Added 77 tackles, eight passes defensed and two forced fumbles on defense... Majored in retailing business... Full name: Dayarlo Jamal Swearinger... Son of Robert and Orma Swearinger... Born Sept. 1, 1991.

Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 229 179 50 3.0 0 19 6 44 -- 25 0 5 3
2016 ARI 16 12 66 58 8 2.0 -- 8 3 13 4.3 12 0 0 --
2015 ARI 4 1 7 7 0 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
2015 TB 7 0 12 9 3 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2014 HOU 16 12 73 51 22 1.0 -- 6 2 31 15.5 25 0 3 1
2013 HOU 16 10 71 54 17 0.0 -- 4 1 0 -- 0 0 1 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 NE L 21-23 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 TB W 40-7 -- 0 0 0.0 -- 1 1 0 -- 0 0 0 --
3 @BUF L 18-33 5 3 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 LA L 13-17 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 @SF W 33-21 7 6 1 1.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 NYJ W 28-3 4 4 0 0.0 -- 2 1 12 12 12 0 0 --
7 SEA L 6-6 3 3 0 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 @CAR L 20-30 7 4 3 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 SF W 23-20 3 3 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 @MIN L 24-30 4 3 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 @ATL L 19-38 7 7 0 0.0 -- 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 --
13 WAS W 31-23 3 3 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 @MIA L 23-26 6 6 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
15 NO L 41-48 3 3 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
16 @SEA W 34-31 6 5 1 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
17 @LA W 44-6 6 6 0 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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