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    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
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  • Tue., Nov. 04, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST Redskins Nation

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    • DATE: December 3, 2013
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    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
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    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Fri., Nov. 07, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST Redskins Nation

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    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Mon., Nov. 10, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST Redskins Nation

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    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Tue., Nov. 11, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

Players

Ryan Clark
S #25
Height:
5-11
Weight:
205
Age:
35
College:
LSU
Hometown:
Marrero, LA
Experience:
13

Quick Stats (2014):

TCKL
45
SCK
0.5
FF
0
INT
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Transactions:

  • Originally entered the NFL with the New York Giants as a college free agent on April 22, 2002.
  • Released by the Giants on October 21, 2002.
  • Added to the Giants' practice squad on October 23, 2002.
  • Released by the Giants on May 27, 2004.
  • Signed with the Washington Redskins on July 31, 2004.
  • Signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers as an unrestricted free agent on March 14, 2006.
  • Re-signed with the Steelers on March 8, 2010.
  • Signed with the Washington Redskins as an unrestricted free agent on April 1, 2014.

Transactions:

  • Originally entered the NFL with the New York Giants as a college free agent on April 22, 2002.
  • Released by the Giants on October 21, 2002.
  • Added to the Giants' practice squad on October 23, 2002.
  • Released by the Giants on May 27, 2004.
  • Signed with the Washington Redskins on July 31, 2004.
  • Signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers as an unrestricted free agent on March 14, 2006.
  • Re-signed with the Steelers on March 8, 2010.
  • Signed with the Washington Redskins as an unrestricted free agent on April 1, 2014.

PRO

  • Veteran safety and vocal leader who signed on for his second stint with Washington during the 2014 offseason.
  • Credited by coaches with at least 100 tackles in each of his last six seasons from 2008-13, including a career high 122 in 2010.
  • Enters 2014 having appeared in 161 career regular season games with 137 starts, amassing 807 tackles (562 solo) according to STATS, LLC, as well as 52 passes defensed, 15 interceptions, six fumbles recovered, five fumbles forced and 3.5 sacks.
  • Part of two AFC title-winning teams in 2008 and 2010, including the 2008 squad that earned a 27-23 victory in Super Bowl XLIII.
  • In Pittsburgh, wore No. 21 in practice in honor of the late Sean Taylor, his teammate in Washington from 2004-05.

2013 (Steelers)

  • Started at free safety in all 16 games.
  • Recorded at least 10 tackles in four games.
  • Totaled a career-high 15 tackles versus Tennessee in Week 1.
  • Started his 100th career game as a Steeler and led the defensive backs in tackles (11) at Oakland (10/13)

2012 (Steelers)

  • Started all 15 games in which he appeared.
  • Named Steelers' Walter Payton Man of the Year.
  • Led or tied for the team lead in tackles seven times (Weeks 2, 6, 8-12 and 15).
  • Finished third on the team with 106 tackles and registered at least 100 tackles for his fifth straight season.
  • Part of the secondary that finished first in the NFL in pass defense.

2011 (Steelers)

  • Started all 16 regular-season games at free safety and earned his first Pro Bowl selection.
  • Posted 100 tackles, becoming the first safety to lead the Steelers in tackles dating to the 1970s.
  • Had one interception, four pass breakups and one forced fumble.

2010 (Steelers)

  • Started all 16 regular-season games and all three postseason games at free safety.
  • Finished third on the team with a career high 122 tackles.
  • Posted two interceptions, seven pass breakups and one fumble recovery.
  • Finished postseason tied for a team lead with 21 tackles, while adding his first career postseason interception, one forced fumble and two pass breakups.

2009 (Steelers)

  • Started at free safety in all 15 games in which he appeared.
  • Finished second on the team with 110 tackles and tied for the team lead with three interceptions.
  • Made his 75th career start at free safety and recorded eight solo tackles, one pass breakup and an interception at Miami (1/3).

2008 (Steelers)

  • Started 14 regular season games.
  • Selected winner of "The Chief Award" for his cooperation with the media, an award voted annually by the Pittsburgh chapter of the Pro Football Writers of America.
  • Received the team's Ed Block Courage Award.
  • Finished second on the team with 113 tackles (55 solo), contributed one interception and eight passes defensed.
  • Started three postseason games and finished with 14 postseason tackles (11 solo).

2007 (Steelers)

  • Played in six games, starting five at free safety and one at strong safety.
  • Missed three consecutive games in Weeks 8-10 with a spleen injury.
  • Placed on the Reserve/Injured list on Nov. 14.
  • Finished the season with 24 tackles, one sack, two passes defensed and a forced fumble.

2006 (Steelers)

  • In his first season with the Steelers, played in 13 games, starting 12 and finishing with 75 tackles.
  • Notched one interception and three fumble recoveries.
  • Started his first game as a Steeler at free safety versus Miami registering six solo tackles (9/7).
  • Missed final two games with a hamstring injury.

2005 (Redskins)

  • Started in all 13 games that he appeared in.
  • Missed first two games of the season due to injury.
  • Finished the season with 72 tackles (48 solo), three interceptions, two forced fumbles and half of a sack.
  • Started in both postseason games, finishing fifth on the team with 12 tackles (11 solo).

2004 (Redskins)

  • Stepped in for the secondary when Matt Bowen and Andre Lott went down due to injuries.
  • Played in 15 games and made 11 starts.
  • Led all Washington defensive backs with 91 tackles (65 solo), finishing fourth on the team.
  • Added 10 special teams tackles.

2003 (Giants)

  • Had a breakout season with the Giants, playing all 16 games while starting four.
  • Recorded 23 tackles (17 solo), one sack, two passes defensed and five special teams stops.
  • Started at various positions in Weeks 7, 11, 12 and 16.
  • Recorded his first career sack for a loss of seven yards versus Carolina (12/28).

2002 (Giants)

  • Played in the first six games of the season on special teams.
  • Signed to the Giants' practice squard on Oct. 3 for the remainder of the season.
  • Recorded his only tackle of the seaon at St. Louis (9/15).

College

  • Started 36 consecutive games at free safety for LSU from 1998-2001.
  • Ranked third on the Tigers with 88 tackles (63 solo) and recorded three interceptions as a senior in 2001.
  • As a junior in 2000, was named second team All-SEC by both the Sporting News and SEC coaches after finishing third on the squad with 99 tackles (57 solo) in 12 starts. Tied for team lead with two regular season interceptions.
  • Started all 11 games as a sophomore in 1999. Led the Tigers in tackes (110), interceptions (three), pass breakups (10) and forced fumbles (three).
  • Named LSU's Special Teams Player of the Year as a redshirt freshman in 1998.

Personal

  • Attended Archbishop Shaw H.S. in Marrero, La., where he was a Class 5A All-State selection and District 10-5A defensive MVP.
  • Recorded 86 tackles and six interceptions his senior year.
  • As a punt returner, averaged 16 yards per return, including one for a touchdown.
  • Recorded 16 interceptions in his prep career, including four his senior year.
  • In 2012, started Ryan Clark's Cure League to raise money for sickle cell disease research, clinical care, and increased awareness about the disease.
  • Married to wife, Yonka, and has three children, Jordan, Jaden and Loghan.
  • Son of Michael and Sheilia Clark.
  • Full name: Ryan Terry Clark
  • Born October 12, 1979 in New Orleans.

Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 872 601 271 4.0 0 48 15 129 -- 37 0 5 6
2014 WAS 8 7 45 26 19 0.5 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2013 PIT 16 16 104 61 43 0.0 -- 4 2 50 25 37 0 0 1
2012 PIT 15 15 102 74 28 0.0 -- 7 2 26 13 26 0 2 1
2011 PIT 16 16 100 71 29 1.0 -- 5 1 10 10 10 0 0 --
2010 PIT 16 15 90 57 33 0.0 -- 7 2 34 17 23 0 0 1
2009 PIT 15 15 89 68 21 0.0 -- 8 3 0 -- 0 0 0 --
2008 PIT 14 14 87 52 35 0.0 -- 6 1 0 -- 0 0 0 --
2007 PIT 6 6 22 17 5 1.0 -- 3 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2006 PIT 13 12 72 48 24 0.0 -- 2 1 -1 -1 -1 0 0 3
2005 WAS 13 13 57 42 15 0.5 -- 2 3 10 3.3 6 0 2 --
2004 WAS 15 11 81 65 16 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2003 NYG 16 4 21 19 2 1.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2002 NYG 6 0 2 1 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @HOU L 6-17 5 4 1 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 JAC W 41-10 2 0 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 @PHI L 34-37 5 2 3 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 NYG L 14-45 15 8 7 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 SEA L 17-27 4 2 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 @ARI L 20-30 7 5 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 TEN W 19-17 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 @DAL W 20-17 5 4 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Recent Articles

Recent Videos

  • Saturday Morning At Redskins Park

    Posted Oct 25, 2014

    Redskins.com provides a quick check-in on Saturday morning as the Redskins prepare to face the Dallas Cowboys on Monday Night Football. And even share a glimpse of safety Ryan Clark's "HTTR" cleats.

  • Ryan Clark Talks Dallas Offense

    Posted Oct 23, 2014

    Redskins Safety Ryan Clark discusses the variety of the Dallas offense, talks about the importance of stopping the passing and running game, and touches on the rivalry between the Redskins and the Cowboys.

  • Redskins Players Talk McCoy After Victory

    Posted Oct 20, 2014

    Quarterback Colt McCoy started the second half for the Redskins and led the team to a 19-17 victory over the Tennessee Titans at FedExField in Landover, Md.

  • Clark: "Guys Want To Win here"

    Posted Oct 8, 2014

    Redskins Safety Ryan Clark talks about the attitude of the locker room following the loss to the Seattle Seahawks.

  • Clark: "Whatever Happened In The Past Is Over"

    Posted Oct 8, 2014

    Safety Ryan Clark talks about the importance of preparation for games and always looking forward to the next game.