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WATCH: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Safety D.J. Swearinger Laying The Smack Down At Practice

D.J. Swearinger was not known for being the best cover guy during his time with the Houston Texans, but there is one thing he was pretty darn good at--laying the smack down on whoever got in his way. During a recent practice he made sure the running back knew that about him by laying a pretty nice hit on the poor guy.Not bad D.J. Not bad at all. See today's highlights, including...
Via FatManWriting
17 days ago  |  Discuss

D.J. Swearinger: Being in Tampa Bay is the 'fresh start that I needed'

D.J. Swearinger is not only leaving what happened in Houston in the past, but he's completely focused on trying to make an impact with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. According to Pat Yasinskas of ESPN, Swearinger simply said he's excited for the fresh start with his new team.“It most definitely is a fresh start,’’ Swearinger told ESPN. “It’s a fresh start that I needed. It...
Via Fox Sports
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

What does Swearinger bring to the Bucs

My Twitter mentions and email has been flooded with Tampa Bay Buccaneers fans asking about former Houston Texans safety D.J. Swearinger, who the Bucs claimed off of waivers on Tuesday.  Knowing a limited amount of information on Swearinger — except for knowing he hits but doesn’t tackle and struggles in coverage — many fans compare him to former Bucs safety Mark Barron...
Via The Bay Cave
May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

A big-hitting safety just hit the market; should the St. Louis Rams sign him?

The Houston Texans released D.J. Swearinger today. The loud-mouthed, hard-hitting safety apparently didn’t want to play special teams, so the Texans told him to hit the road. Oh wow. RT @JamesStarksKPRC: Source: #Texans safety DJ Swearinger waived due to unwillingness to play Special Teams. — Robert Klemko (@RobertKlemko) May 12, 2015 It just so happens that safety is a bit...
Via cover32
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

D.J. Swearinger says goodbye to Texans

The odd situation regarding former Houston Texans second-round pick D.J. Swearinger took another turn on Monday. According to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, the starting safety was informed by Houston that he will not return to the team in 2015. The club had apparently tried to trade Swearinger, but there weren’t any takers. This means that an outright release is probably in the...
Via Sportsnaut
May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Could the Steelers be Interested in Safety D.J. Swearinger?

Early Monday morning Houston Texans safety D.J. Swearinger announced on instagram that he was leaving the team, writing “One heck of an opportunity #texannation I appreciate everything and the opportunity and memories!! It’s time for a new chapter and the defining moment of my career!! So long #HOUSTONTEXANS.” It’s not completely clear at this point if he’s being released...
Via Steel City Blitz
May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

REPORT: Texans’ safety drawing interest, will he be dealt before draft?

The Houston Texans are still debating on some last-minute moves that could happen prior to the NFL Draft which will begin tomorrow evening. According to the latest reports from NFL insider Ian Rapoport, the Texans have put safety D.J. Swearinger on the trading block. Swearinger is going into his third year and hasn’t show the Texans enough in order to keep his name out of trade...
Via cover32
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Texans Safety D.J. Swearinger Gets Ripped by His Family but Not Steelers HC Mike Tomlin

Monday night the Houston Texans and Pittsburgh Steelers will have a similar goal. Both will be hoping for a win that will allow them to get their season back on track. For Pittsburgh it would be more like taking a step towards being on the right track (they really haven't been). After dropping two nail biters Houston now wants to avoid falling below .500.So there is a lot riding...
Via FatManWriting
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans Strong Safety D.J. Swearinger De-Cleats Cardinals Wide Receiver With Viscious Hit

The preseason is no meant for fan. It is meant to give coaches a chance to see what their players have to offer in a game against an actual opponent. Sometimes that can result in an entertaining game, but more often than not it doesn't. That doesn't mean we will not get a glimpse of greatness every now and than.Stuff like the hit Texans safety D.J. Swearinger laid on poor Cardinals...
Via FatManWriting
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

DJ Swearinger commits bonehead taunting, holding penalties

Houston Texans rookie safety DJ Swearinger cost his team three points with a couple of boneheaded penalties he committed before halftime against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday. After stopping the Jags on a 3rd and 2 play, the second-round pick from South Carolina taunted his opponent and was penalized. Instead of the Jags having to […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

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