D.J. Swearinger

Safety

#21

Experience: 7 years

Height: 5-10

Age: 28

Weight: 205 lbs

College: South Carolina

2019 SEASON

  • TCKLS
    28
  • SCK
    0
  • FF
    0
  • INT

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Recent Games

WK OPP RESULT Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
13 @Chiefs L 9 - 40 3 3 0 0 0 0
12 @Jets L 3 - 34 4 3 1 0 1 0
11 Bengals W 17 - 10 7 5 2 0 0 0
4 @Cardinals W 27 - 10 6 4 2 0 0 0
3 @Cardinals W 38 - 20 5 3 2 0 0 0
2 @Ravens L 17 - 23 8 5 3 0 0 0
1 @Cardinals T 27 - 27 7 3 4 0 1 0

Career Stats

Defense Career

SEASON TEAM G GS Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
2013 Houston Texans 16 10 68 51 17 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
2014 Houston Texans 16 12 68 46 22 1 0 6 2 31 15.5 25 0 3 1
2015 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 7 0 9 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2015 Arizona Cardinals 4 1 7 7 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
2016 Arizona Cardinals 16 12 62 54 8 2 0 8 3 13 4.3 12 0 0 0
2017 Washington Redskins 16 16 72 54 18 0.5 10 4 32 8 31 0 1
2018 Washington Redskins 15 15 49 38 11 1 10 4 33 8.3 22 0 3 1
2019 Arizona Cardinals 4 4 26 15 11 0 1 0
2019 Oakland Raiders 3 2 14 11 3 0 1 0
TOTAL 97 72 375 282 93 4.5 0 41 14 109 7.8 31 0 9 4

Biography

Swearinger, a 5-foot-10, 205-pound safety, was originally selected in the second round (57th overall) by the Houston Texans in the 2013 NFL Draft. Swearinger spent two seasons with the Texans and has since made stops with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2015), Arizona Cardinals (2015-16, 2019) and Washington Redskins (2017-18). Over his seven-year career, he has appeared in 94 contests and made 70 starts, compiling 383 tackles (292), 4.5 sacks, 14 interceptions, 40 passes defensed, nine forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries.

Most recently with the Arizona Cardinals in 2019, Swearinger started all four of his appearances and collected 28 tackles (17 solo) and one pass defensed. In 2018, he started in 15 games, the second consecutive season that he started all appearances after starting 16 games in 2017. He totaled 53 stops last year and matched career highs with two sacks, four interceptions, 10 passes defensed and three forced fumbles. Swearinger’s 11 interceptions since 2016 are tied for second-most among NFL safeties.

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