PLAYER
Cornelius Washington
DE #90
Height:
6-4
Weight:
280
Age:
28
College:
Georgia
Hometown:
Hephzibah, GA
Experience:
5

Quick Stats (2017):

TCKL
16
SCK
2.5
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 46 32 14 5.5 0 3 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2017 DET 12 2 16 11 5 2.5 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2016 CHI 15 2 20 14 6 2.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2015 CHI 1 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 CHI 13 0 9 6 3 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2013 CHI 2 0 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 ARI W 35-23 1 0 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 @NYG W 24-10 -- 0 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 ATL L 26-30 2 1 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 @MIN W 14-7 -- 0 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 CAR L 24-27 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 @NO L 38-52 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 PIT L 15-20 -- 0 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
9 @GB W 30-17 2 2 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 CLE W 38-24 4 3 1 2.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 @CHI W 27-24 4 2 2 0.5 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 MIN L 23-30 1 1 0 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 @BAL L 20-44 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
14 @TB W 24-21 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

Played in 31 games in four seasons with the Bears (2013-16), recording 27 tackles (19 solo). Entered the NFL in 2013 after being drafted in the sixth round (188th overall) by the Bears.

TRANSACTIONS

  • Removed from Active/Non-Football Injury list on July 30, 2017.
  • Placed on Active/Non-Football Injury list on July 29, 2017.
  • Signed by the Detroit Lions as an unrestricted free agent on March 9, 2017.
  • Placed on Reserve/Injured on September 14, 2015.
  • Drafted by the Chicago Bears in the sixth round (188th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft.

PRO
Played in 31 games in four seasons with the Bears (2013-16), recording 27 tackles (19 solo). Entered the NFL in 2013 after being drafted in the sixth round (188th overall) by the Bears.

2016: Played in 15 games (two starts) and recorded 20 tackles (14) and a pass defense. Finished with a season-high 20 tackles and two sacks.

  • Recorded a sack against the Lions in Week 4 (10/2).
  • Finished with one sack in a Week 8 victory over the Vikings (10/3).
  • Posted a season high three solo tackles against the Titans (11/27).

2015: Played in Week 1 against the Packers before being placed on Reserve/Injured for the remainder of the season.

2014: Spent time as a reserve on defense and contributor on special teams. Finished with six tackles, one sack and three tackles on special teams.

  • Recorded his first-career special teams tackle in Week 3 at the New York Jets (9/22).

2013: Made his rookie debut at Detroit in Week 4 (9/29).

  • Logged his first-career tackle against the Lions in Week 10 (11/10).

COLLEGE
Spent his college career at the University of Georgia, establishing himself as a dependable, versatile presence on defense. Contributed both on the defensive line and at outside linebacker.

  • Recorded 76 tackles (46 solo), 10.5 sacks and two fumble recoveries.
  • Majored in sports management.
  • Teammates with Lions QB Matthew Stafford at Georgia in 2008.

PERSONAL
Attended Burke County High School (Waynesboro, Ga.).

Recent Articles

Recent Videos

  • Washington on making second half adjustments

    Posted Nov 19, 2017

    DE Cornelius Washington talks about how the team made adjustments to improve in the second half and about the challenges Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky presented in the run game.

  • Washington on having fresh legs

    Posted Oct 23, 2017

    DE Cornelius Washington talks about how the bye week has given the team an opportunity to get their body right heading into the Sunday night contest with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

  • Washington on taking pride in third down stops

    Posted Sep 20, 2017

    DE Cornelius Washington says the defense takes pride in getting off the field after third downs, and if they play how they're supposed to, that should be the result every week.

  • Washington on pressuring the quarterback

    Posted Aug 19, 2017

    DE Cornelius Washington talks about the defense's ability to get after the quarterback and about not allowing a touchdown.

  • Washington on returning to the field

    Posted Aug 16, 2017

    DE Cornelius Washington talks about how he is excited to return to the field and how he is confident the defensive line has players who can step up.

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