D.J. Swearinger

DB, Washington Redskins

Height 5'10" Weight 208 DOB 1991-09-01 Age 27
College South Carolina

News from the Past 60 Days
  • Should Kingsbury Adapt To Cardinals’ Current Personnel Or Reshape It?
    Jan 18 · Revenge of the Birds (Cardinals Blog)
  • Daily Slop: Manusky is returning, but Redskins need for change remains; What’s next for Jamison Crowder?
    Jan 17 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • NFL Trade Rumors? Top-50 free agents list for 2019: Safeties
    Jan 15 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • Redskins should focus on re-signing Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, Jamison Crowder in offseason
    Jan 13 · USA Today (Redskins National)
  • Offseason Questions: Can the Redskins fix their locker room problems?
    Jan 6 · USA Today (Redskins National)
  • Here's why the Redskins should re-sign Haha Clinton-Dix
    Jan 6 · USA Today (Redskins National)
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  • Skins Stats & Snaps: Eagles @ Redskins (Defense/ST)
    Jan 5 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
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  • Offseason Questions: Who should be the Redskins quarterback?
    Jan 4 · USA Today (Redskins National)
  • The Linc - NFL evaluators rank Eagles as worst playoff team
    Jan 1 · Bleed Green Nation (Eagles Blog)
  • Redskins Vs. Eagles - Studs and Duds
    Dec 31 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • Redskins get #15 pick in the 2019 NFL draft after finishing 7-9
    Dec 30 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • Eagles shut out Redskins and get help from Bears to make the playoffs!
    Dec 30 · Bleed Green Nation (Eagles Blog)
  • Seahawks-Cards inactives: Fluker, Ifedi active; Sweezy, Thompson out
    Dec 30 · 710 ESPN NW (Seahawks National)
  • Seahawks-Cardinals gameday inactives: Thompson out again
    Dec 30 · Field Gulls (Seahawks Blog)
  • J.J. Nelson inactive for the Cardinals - J.J. Nelson | ARZ
    Dec 30 · RotoWorld (Fantasy)
  • Former Redskins safety D.J. Swearinger will start his Cardinals career inactive
    Dec 30 · USA Today (Redskins National)
    Redskins Cardinals D.J. Swearinger
  • Report: Jay Gruden and Bruce Allen likely safe, changes expected to coaching staff
    Dec 30 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
    Redskins Jets D.J. Swearinger contract
  • Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals playing for Steve Wilks, pride, offensive line looking to make most out of chances and more
    Dec 30 · Revenge of the Birds (Cardinals Blog)
  • Eagles vs. Washington game watching guide
    Dec 29 · Bleed Green Nation (Eagles Blog)
  • The Linc - Nick Foles: The greatest QB in Eagles history?
    Dec 29 · Bleed Green Nation (Eagles Blog)
  • Texans-Jaguars Broadcast Information
    Dec 28 · Battle Red Blog (Texans Blog)
  • Daily Slop: Adrian Peterson explains why he ?would love to come back? to the Redskins; Players, coaches focused on Eagles, but are the fans?
    Dec 28 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • Week 17 picks, predictions against the spread
    Dec 28 · Big Blue View (Giants Blog)
  • Eagles vs. Redskins Game Preview: 6 questions and answers with the enemy
    Dec 28 · Bleed Green Nation (Eagles Blog)
  • The Linc - Brandon Graham says his heart is always going to be with Philly
    Dec 28 · Bleed Green Nation (Eagles Blog)
  • Here's everything Jay Gruden said about D.J. Swearinger's release
    Dec 27 · USA Today (Redskins National)
    Redskins D.J. Swearinger
  • D.J. Swearinger on Redskins release: 'I'll keep my mouth shut next time'
    Dec 27 · USA Today (Redskins National)
    Redskins D.J. Swearinger
  • Jay Gruden Redskins Presser: ?This game is important. I want to see their character. I want to see them compete.?
    Dec 27 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • An Embarrassment of Riches
    Dec 27 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • Redskins Roster Moves: Colt McCoy and Jordan Reed to IR
    Dec 27 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • Daily Slop: Redskins make major changes in business operations; Should Jay Gruden be fired?
    Dec 27 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • Rosen regressing: Checking in on our developmental players after Week 16
    Dec 27 · Revenge of the Birds (Cardinals Blog)
  • Thursday Curds: Let?s relax about the Packers? interviews of Pagano & Caldwell
    Dec 27 · Acme Packing Company (Packers Blog)
  • Silver Mining 12/27: Jon Gruden Mic?d up during win over Denver Broncos
    Dec 27 · Silver and Black Pride (Raiders Blog)
  • NFC East Roundup: Can Saint Nick deliver once again for the Eagles?
    Dec 27 · Big Blue View (Giants Blog)
  • If Fox 10 Report is True, Bidwill is the Cardinals? #1 Problem
    Dec 27 · Revenge of the Birds (Cardinals Blog)
  • Century Links 12/27: Seahawks Players on Pete Carroll?s Extension
    Dec 27 · Field Gulls (Seahawks Blog)
  • Bird Droppings: D.J. Swearinger talks coming back to Cardinals, Seahawks not sitting starters, Fitz and Suh get caught goofing around on camera and more
    Dec 27 · Revenge of the Birds (Cardinals Blog)
  • The Bear?s Den, December 27, 2018
    Dec 27 · Windy City Gridiron (Bears Blog)
  • The Daily Twitter: 27 December 2018
    Dec 26 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • Jay Gruden Redskins Presser: This is fine
    Dec 26 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • Skins Stats & Snaps: Redskins @ Titans (Defense/ST)
    Dec 26 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
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  • D.J. Swearinger Wants His Play To Do The Talking
    Dec 26 · Cardinals.com (Cardinals Team Site)
    Cardinals Seahawks Redskins D.J. Swearinger
  • Lesson learned? Swearinger keeping 'mouth shut'
    Dec 26 · ESPN (NFL National)
    Cardinals Redskins D.J. Swearinger
  • Cardinals sign Pro Bowl alternate DJ Swearinger ahead of playing Seahawks
    Dec 26 · 710 ESPN NW (Seahawks National)
  • Cardinals? Player Control Roster 2019
    Dec 26 · Revenge of the Birds (Cardinals Blog)
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  • Here's the actual reported reason the Redskins released D.J. Swearinger
    Dec 26 · USA Today (Redskins National)
    Redskins D.J. Swearinger
  • Packers submit unsuccessful waiver claim on S D.J. Swearinger
    Dec 26 · USA Today (Packers National)
    Packers D.J. Swearinger
  • Daily Slop: Redskins Media Links Roundup
    Dec 26 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • D.J. Swearinger gets claimed by the Cardinals after Redskins release
    Dec 26 · USA Today (Redskins National)
    Redskins Cardinals D.J. Swearinger
  • Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals bring back Swearinger, Steve Wilks stays steadfast, Peanut Tillman offers support and more
    Dec 26 · Revenge of the Birds (Cardinals Blog)
  • The Linc - NFL analyst breaks down Lane Johnson?s dominant performance against J.J. Watt
    Dec 26 · Bleed Green Nation (Eagles Blog)
  • Around SB Nation: What Other NFL Blogs Are Discussing
    Dec 26 · Phinsider (Dolphins Blog)
  • The Daily Twitter: 26 December 2018 - the Boxing Day edition
    Dec 25 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • Cardinals add ex-Redskin Swearinger off waivers
    Dec 25 · ESPN (NFL National)
    Cardinals D.J. Swearinger
  • With Waiver Claim, Cardinals Bring Back D.J. Swearinger
    Dec 25 · Cardinals.com (Cardinals Team Site)
    Cardinals Seahawks D.J. Swearinger
  • Former Cardinals DB D.J. Swearinger claimed by the Arizona Cardinals for Christmas
    Dec 25 · Revenge of the Birds (Cardinals Blog)
  • D.J. Swearinger claimed off waivers by the Arizona Cardinals
    Dec 25 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • If D.J. Swearinger makes it to the Chargers in the wavier order, he could be missing piece for Chargers
    Dec 25 · USA Today (Chargers National)
    Chargers D.J. Swearinger
  • Horse Tracks: Broncos Deliver Coal for Christmas
    Dec 25 · Mile High Report (Broncos Blog)
  • 10 Thoughts on the NFL and the Bears
    Dec 25 · Windy City Gridiron (Bears Blog)
  • Jay Gruden on release of D.J. Swearinger: 'It was best for both parties'
    Dec 25 · USA Today (Redskins National)
    Redskins D.J. Swearinger
  • Twitter reacts to Redskins official announcement of D.J. Swearinger's release
    Dec 25 · USA Today (Redskins National)
    Redskins D.J. Swearinger
  • Report: Chiefs 'will look hard' at D.J. Swearinger
    Dec 25 · USA Today (Redskins National)
    Redskins Chiefs D.J. Swearinger
  • Trent Williams, Quinton Dunbar show support for D.J. Swearinger on social media
    Dec 25 · USA Today (Redskins National)
  • D.J. Swearinger says Jay Gruden gave him no explanation for his release
    Dec 25 · USA Today (Redskins National)
    Redskins D.J. Swearinger
  • Arrowheadlines: NFL Network?s David Carr still says Chiefs are ?team to beat?
    Dec 25 · Arrowhead Pride (Chiefs Blog)
  • It?s A Bear?s Den Christmas, December 25, 2018
    Dec 25 · Windy City Gridiron (Bears Blog)
  • The Daily Twitter: 25 December 2018 - Christmas edition
    Dec 24 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • D.J. Swearinger says he might rep South Carolina if he plays in Pro Bowl
    Dec 24 · USA Today (Panthers National)
    Panthers Redskins D.J. Swearinger
  • D.J. Swearinger thanks Redskins fans, former teammates on Instagram
    Dec 24 · USA Today (Redskins National)
    Redskins D.J. Swearinger
  • Redskins Waive Safety D.J. Swearinger Sr.
    Dec 24 · Redskins.com (Redskins Team Site)
    Redskins D.J. Swearinger
  • D.J. Swearinger says he's been released by the Redskins after criticizing team's coaching
    Dec 24 · CBS Sports (NFL National)
    Redskins D.J. Swearinger
  • Twitter reacts to D.J. Swearinger's sudden release
    Dec 24 · USA Today (Redskins National)
    Redskins D.J. Swearinger
  • Former Redskins safety D.J. Swearinger is a player the Chiefs need, but likely won't get
    Dec 24 · USA Today (Chiefs National)
    Chiefs Redskins D.J. Swearinger
  • Redskins release D.J. Swearinger following criticism of Greg Manusky
    Dec 24 · USA Today (Redskins National)
    Redskins D.J. Swearinger
  • Swearinger loses job after bashing Redskins DC
    Dec 24 · ESPN (NFL National)
    Redskins D.J. Swearinger
  • Swearinger loses job after bashing Redskins' DC
    Dec 24 · ESPN (NFL National)
    Redskins D.J. Swearinger
  • Report: Washington cuts one of their best defensive players prior to Eagles game
    Dec 24 · Bleed Green Nation (Eagles Blog)
  • Redskins release D.J. Swearinger after his criticism of Defensive Coordinator Greg Manusky
    Dec 24 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • D.J. Swearinger cut by Redskins on Monday - D.J. Swearinger | FA
    Dec 24 · RotoWorld (Fantasy)
    Redskins D.J. Swearinger
  • Jay Gruden disappointed with D.J. Swearinger, discipline possible
    Dec 24 · USA Today (Redskins National)
    Redskins D.J. Swearinger
  • Are the Redskins? Players Trying to Tell us Something?
    Dec 24 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • Jay Gruden: D.J. Swearinger's criticism isn't helpful, it's disappointing
    Dec 23 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • Greg Manusky Has to Go!
    Dec 23 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • D.J. Swearinger rips Redskins playcalling after loss to Titans
    Dec 23 · USA Today (Redskins National)
    Redskins Titans D.J. Swearinger
  • Century Links 12/23: Game Day!
    Dec 23 · Field Gulls (Seahawks Blog)
  • The Linc - Nick Foles: ?I want Carson to succeed. I want him to play?
    Dec 23 · Bleed Green Nation (Eagles Blog)
  • The Daily Twitter: 23 December 2018
    Dec 22 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • Swearinger rips Redskins DC's playcalling in loss
    Dec 22 · ESPN (NFL National)
    Titans Redskins D.J. Swearinger
  • Jay Gruden and Redskins players speak after loss to the Titans
    Dec 22 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • Skins Stats & Snaps: Redskins @ Jaguars (Defense/ST)
    Dec 19 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
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  • Daily Slop: Despite broken leg, belief growing that Colt McCoy will return for Week 17; Trent Williams, Ryan Kerrigan Named To 2019 Pro Bowl
    Dec 19 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • Redskins Roster Moves: Washington keeps shuffling the deck at DB, 20th player to IR
    Dec 19 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • Prime Time For Bidwill
    Dec 19 · Revenge of the Birds (Cardinals Blog)
  • Pro Football Focus thinks Patrick Peterson is only Arizona Cardinals player who should make 2019 NFL Pro Bowl
    Dec 14 · Revenge of the Birds (Cardinals Blog)
  • Skins Stats & Snaps: Giants @ Redskins (Defense/ST)
    Dec 12 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • Jay Gruden Redskins Presser: I don't care about Mason Foster's negative social media message
    Dec 12 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • How does a wide receiver get a game ball for blocking?
    Dec 12 · Big Blue View (Giants Blog)
  • The 5 O?Clock Club: Who are the unquestioned starters for 2019?
    Dec 12 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • Cardinals of a Different Feather
    Dec 11 · Revenge of the Birds (Cardinals Blog)
  • D.J. Swearinger: I don't know what's wrong, 'I?m not the coach'
    Dec 10 · USA Today (Redskins National)
    Redskins D.J. Swearinger
  • Plays that changed the game in Giants? 40-16 blowout victory over Washington
    Dec 10 · Big Blue View (Giants Blog)
  • Redskins vs Eagles: What we learned from the week 13 matchup
    Dec 7 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • The 5 O?Clock Club: How long is the average attention span, and how do good trainers, teachers and coaches deal with it?
    Dec 7 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
    Redskins D.J. Swearinger contract
  • Skins Stats & Snaps: Redskins @ Eagles (Defense/ST)
    Dec 6 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
    Redskins Cardinals Falcons Panthers Cowboys Texans Chargers Saints Eagles Buccaneers Jamal Adams Josh Adams Nelson Agholor Adonis Alexander Jonathan Allen Ryan Anderson Tony Bergstrom Kapri Bibbs Luke Bowanko
  • D.J. Swearinger says 'coaches and players' have to help Redskins improve
    Dec 4 · USA Today (Redskins National)
    Redskins D.J. Swearinger
  • We Need To Talk About Colin Kaepernick
    Dec 4 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • FINAL SCORE: Eagles keep season alive by beating Washington, 28 to 13
    Dec 3 · Bleed Green Nation (Eagles Blog)
  • Jay Gruden, Greg Manusky responds to D.J. Swearinger's comments
    Nov 30 · USA Today (Redskins National)
    Redskins D.J. Swearinger
  • Jay Gruden Redskins Presser: When you watch Chris Thompson run, there is no issue
    Nov 29 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • Seahawks on tape: Bradley McDougald and Soft Sky Play
    Nov 29 · Field Gulls (Seahawks Blog)
  • NFC East Roundup: Does anybody want to win this division?
    Nov 29 · Big Blue View (Giants Blog)
  • Daily Slop: Redskins need to fix their running game and run defense; Hoping To Return, Chris Thompson Could Be The Spark That?s Needed
    Nov 28 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • The Daily Twitter: 28 November 2018
    Nov 27 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • D.J. Swearinger blames losing streak on teammates being silly at practice
    Nov 27 · USA Today (Redskins National)
    Redskins D.J. Swearinger
  • NFL Power Rankings 2018: Week 13 Edition. Does anyone have faith in Colt McCoy and the Redskins?
    Nov 27 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • Daily Slop: Offense make adjustments as Colt McCoy gets a full week to prepare; Sean Taylor is gone, but for Redskins fans, he never left
    Nov 27 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • Redskins vs Cowboys: What We Learned from the Week 12 matchup
    Nov 27 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • The Daily Twitter: 27 November 2018
    Nov 26 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • Skins Stats & Snaps: Redskins @ Cowboys (Defense/ST)
    Nov 26 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
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  • D.J. Swearinger thinks defense is to blame after back-to-back losses
    Nov 25 · USA Today (Redskins National)
  • The 5 O?Clock Club: The land of misfit boys
    Nov 24 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • Daily Slop: D.J. Swearinger sounds off after loss; How concerning is Redskins recent defensive play?
    Nov 23 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • D.J. Swearinger slams Redskins: 'That's why we don't get respect'
    Nov 23 · USA Today (Redskins National)
    Redskins D.J. Swearinger
  • Century Links 11/23: Shaquem Griffin Having Himself a Season on Special Teams
    Nov 23 · Field Gulls (Seahawks Blog)
  • The 5 O?Clock Club: Unhappy Thanksgiving
    Nov 23 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • The Daily Twitter: 23 November 2018
    Nov 22 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • DB Swearinger: Redskins' defense is to blame
    Nov 22 · ESPN (NFL National)
    Cowboys Redskins D.J. Swearinger
  • Skins Stats & Snaps: Texans @ Redskins (Defense/ST)
    Nov 21 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
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  • Defensive Back
    Performance Scoring Review · Switch
    SeasonTeamGSnpTackleAssistSackPDINTRetFFumFRFPts
    2013HOU1654160.0411074.0
    2014HOU1652221.0623194.0
    2015TB|ARI61630.0101225.5
    2016ARI165682.0830091.0
    2017WAS1654241.0641099.0
    2018WAS13841 (99.9%)38132.0642186.5
    2018
    Performance Scoring Review · Switch
    WeekOppScoreSnpTackleAssistSackPDINTRetFFumFRFPts
    1ARIW 24-653 (100.0%)500.010006.0
    2INDL 9-2161 (100.0%)300.0020013.0
    3GBW 31-1769 (100.0%)110.010002.5
    5NOL 19-4366 (100.0%)410.000004.5
    6CARW 23-1760 (100.0%)431.0001012.5
    7DALW 20-1766 (100.0%)310.000118.5
    8NYGW 20-1370 (100.0%)410.0120015.5
    10TBW 16-369 (100.0%)110.020003.5
    11HOUL 21-2362 (98.4%)211.000006.5
    12DALL 23-3170 (100.0%)500.010006.0
    13PHIL 13-2875 (100.0%)400.000004.0
    14NYGL 16-4064 (100.0%)040.000002.0
    16TENL 16-2556 (100.0%)200.000002.0
    2017
    WeekOppScoreSnpTackleAssistSackPDINTRetFFumFRFPts
    1PHIL 17-30500.010006.0
    2LARW 27-20400.000004.0
    3OAKW 27-10110.000001.5
    4KCL 20-29401.000008.0
    6SFW 26-24330.010005.5
    7PHIL 24-34400.000004.0
    8DALL 19-33520.000006.0
    9SEAW 17-14210.020004.5
    10MINL 27-38320.0020014.0
    11NOL 31-34510.0010010.5
    12NYGW 20-10310.000003.5
    13DALL 14-38510.000005.5
    14LACL 13-30030.010002.5
    15ARIW 20-15220.010004.0
    16DENW 27-11310.001008.5
    17NYGL 10-18560.0001011.0
    2016
    WeekOppScoreSnpTackleAssistSackPDINTRetFFumFRFPts
    1NEL 21-23100.000001.0
    2TBW 40-7000.011006.0
    3BUFL 18-33120.000002.0
    4LARL 13-17100.000001.0
    5SFW 33-21611.0100011.5
    6NYJW 28-3400.0210011.0
    7SEAT 6-6300.010004.0
    8CARL 20-30430.000005.5
    10SFW 23-20300.000003.0
    11MINL 24-30310.000003.5
    12ATLL 19-38700.0210014.0
    13WASW 31-23300.000003.0
    14MIAL 23-26600.000006.0
    15NOL 41-48300.000003.0
    16SEAW 34-31510.010006.5
    17LARW 44-6601.0000010.0
    2015
    WeekOppScoreSnpTackleAssistSackPDINTRetFFumFRFPts
    1TENL 14-42410.000004.5
    2NOW 26-19100.000013.0
    3HOUL 9-19420.000005.0
    15PHIW 40-17300.010016.0
    16GBW 38-8100.000104.0
    17SEAL 6-36300.000003.0