Joined the Lions after spending his first three years in the NFL (2011-13) with the New Orleans Saints. Was the only rookie free agent to make the Saints’ opening day 53-man roster out of training camp in 2011 and has established himself as a reliable contributor in the secondary and on special teams.
Joined the Lions after spending his first three years in the NFL (2011-13) with the New Orleans Saints. Was the only rookie free agent to make the Saints’ opening day 53-man roster out of training camp in 2011 and has established himself as a reliable contributor in the secondary and on special teams
2014:Finished his first season with the Lions with 29 total tackles (19 solo), two pass defenses and four special teams tackles. Saw action in all 16 games, including four starts (three at SS, one at nickel CB).
2013: Saw action in 11 games in his third NFL campaign, finishing the season with seven tackles (six solo), one pass defense and six special teams tackles.
2012: Played in 15 games with three starts at free safety during a breakout season in which he recorded 38 tackles (28 solo), two interceptions, seven pass defenses, a fumble recovery and seven special teams tackles. Started the final three games of the regular season after an injury to S Malcolm Jenkins.
2011: Earned a spot on the team as an undrafted rookie free agent with the Saints and appeared in all 16 regular season games, logging one start at free safety. Concluded the season with seven tackles (six solo), one pass defense, three forced fumbles and 11 special teams tackles.
Started two of his four years in the defensive backfield for Fordham and finished his career with 193 tackles, three interceptions, three sacks and 10 pass defenses.
Played his prep ball at Union (N.J.) High School where he was First Team All-County and Second Team All-State as a senior, contributing over 100 tackles in both his senior and junior seasons.
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