|3||@Patriots||W 28 - 13|
|2||@Panthers||L 7 - 26||2||1||1||1||0||0|
|2021||New Orleans Saints||2||1||2||1||1||1||0||0|
NFL CAREER – Acquired by the Saints via trade after spending first five years of his career with the Broncos (2014-18) and two with Texans (2019-2020); Has recorded 310 tackles (278 solo), 75 passes defensed, 10 interceptions, 4.0 sacks, 12 tackles for loss, eight forced fumbles, four fumble recoveries and three interceptions returned for TDs in 99 games played with 49 starts; Tallied 18 solo tackles, six passes defensed, an interception and a forced fumble in six postseason games; Only third cornerback in NFL history to total at least 300 tackles in their first 45 games started; In 2016, joined Marcus Peters, Stephon Gilmore and Erik Harris as the only players to record multiple interceptions returned for TDs of more than 50 yards in a single season since 2015.
HONORS –2016: Week 7 AFC Defensive Player of the Week.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS – Acquired from Houston in exchange for a third round draft pick in 2022 and future considerations in 2023, 9/9/21. Re-instated from the reserve-COVID-19, 8/16/21; Placed on reserve-COVID-19, 8/11/21; Re-signed by the Texans to a three-year contract, 3/18/20; Signed by the Texans to a one-year contract (UFA-Den.), 3/13/19; Broncos exercise fifth-year option on rookie contract, 4/18/17; Signed by the Broncos to a four-year contract, 8/10/14; Originally selected by Denver in the first round (31st overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft.
2020 – Started 10 games in his second season with Texans and notched 37 total tackles (33 solo), two stops for loss, one interception, seven passes defensed and a fumble recovery; Totaled six solo tackles and one stop for loss in the opener at Kansas City, Sept. 10; Recorded two solo tackles and one pass defensed at Pittsburgh, Sept. 27 to become the sixth DB in the NFL with a pass defensed and tackle for loss in each of the past four seasons; Logged seven tackles (six solo) and two passes defensed vs. Minnesota, Oct. 4; Recorded seven tackles (six solo), two passes defensed and an interception, becoming only the fourth player in the NFL with an interception in each of the last seven seasons at Tennessee, Oct. 18; Notched five tackles (four solo), a pass defense and a stop for loss vs. New England, Nov. 22, marking seventh career game with at least one tackle for loss and a pass defensed; Registered a pass defensed and his first fumble recovery since 2017 in Week 12 at Detroit (11/26). 2019 – Played in 10 games (10 starts) in his first season with the Texans and amassed 38 total tackles (35 solo), two tackles for loss, 1.0 sack, one quarterback hit, two interceptions (one returned for a touchdown), eight passes defensed and one forced fumble; Started in both postseason contests and posted 11 solo tackles and two passes defensed; Tied for the team lead with nine total tackles (eight solo), tying his single-game career high in the opener at New Orleans, Sept. 9. His nine tackles were the most he'd posted since Week Nine of 2016; Tallied seven total tackles (six solo), a pass defensed and a forced fumble vs. Atlanta, Oct. 6...Returned vs. New England (12/1) and finished with four total tackles (three solo), 1.0 sack, one interception, one tackle for loss, one quarterback hit and one pass defensed; Posted a sack and interception in the same game for the first time in his NFL career, becoming the seventh defensive back to do so on the season and the ninth Texans player in team history to accomplish the feat; Finished with one total tackle (one solo) and two passes defensed, marking his first game with multiple passes defensed on the season; Finished with four total tackles (four solo), one interception returned for a touchdown and two passes defensed at Tampa Bay, Dec. 21; Registered his second game with multiple passes defensed (Week 6 at Kansas City) and the 18th of his career, 11th in the NFL since 2014. Notched his first pick-six since Week 13 of 2016 at Jacksonville and the third of his NFL career...Set a new postseason single-game career high in total tackles and solo tackles, posting seven total tackles (seven solo) and two passes defensed in the Wild Card Round win over Buffalo, 1/4/20; Registered his second career postseason game with multiple passes defensed (Super Bowl 50);Tied for third on the team with four total tackles (four solo) in the Divisional Round at Kansas City (1/12/20). 2018 – Finished with 50 tackles (45 solo), 12 passes defensed, two forced fumbles, an interception and a stop for loss in 15 games played with a career-high 15 starts; Recorded two solo tackles, an interception and a career high four passes defensed at Arizona (10/18); Matched season-high with six total tackles (five solo) at Kansas City, Oct. 28...Set a season high with six solo tackles, one pass defensed and one forced fumble vs. Pittsburgh (11/25)…Registered five tackles (four solo) and a pass defensed vs. Cleveland (12/15). 2017 – Registered 42 total tackles (35 solo), a career-high 17 passes defensed, an interception, a stop for loss, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery in 16 games played with four starts…Finished with five tackles (three solo), one interception and two passes defensed vs. Los Angeles Chargers, Sept. 11…Notched five solo tackles and one pass defensed at Philadelphia, Nov. 5…Tallied four total tackles (three solo), one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and a season-high three passes defensed at Miami (12/3). 2016 – Recorded 39 total tackles (34 solo), eight passes defensed, 1.0 sack, one forced fumble and two interceptions returned for touchdowns; Joined Marcus Peters as the only players to record multiple interceptions returned for touchdowns of more than 50 yards in the same season since joining the NFL in 2014; Earned AFC Defensive Player of the Week honors after recording seven total tackles (four solo), two passes defensed and one interception returned for a touchdown vs. San Diego (10/30); Set a career high with nine total tackles (eight solo) and 1.0 sack at Oakland (11/6); Tallied two solo tackles, one forced fumble and two passes defensed at New Orleans (11/13); Amassed three solo tackles, two passes defensed and one interception returned for a touchdown at Jacksonville (12/4). 2015 – Finished with 40 total tackles, 10 passes defensed, one interception, one tackle for loss, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery; Registered five solo tackles, three passes defensed and one forced fumble in three postseason games while helping the Broncos capture Super Bowl 50; Tallied two solo tackles, one interception and one pass defensed at Detroit (9/27); Matched a season high with five solo tackles, one forced fumble and one pass defensed vs. Minnesota, Oct. 4…Notched four solo tackles, one tackle for loss and one pass defensed in an overtime victory vs. Cincinnati (12/28); Recorded three solo tackles and one forced fumble in the Wild Card Round vs. Pittsburgh (1/17/16); Finished with two solo tackles and three passes defensed vs. Carolina in Super Bowl 50 (2/7/16). 2014 – Playing in 16 regular season games with two starts and appearing in one postseason contest, registered career-high 64 total tackles (62 solo), 13 passes defensed, five stops for loss, two forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and 1.0 sack as rookie. Tied for the second-most total tackles (64) and passes defensed (13) among rookie cornerbacks in 2014. Made his NFL debut and recorded seven solo tackles, a season-high three passes defensed and one fumble recovery vs. Indianapolis (9/7); Notched six solo tackles and two tackles for loss vs. Kansas City, Sept. 16…Finished with three solo tackles, 1.0 sack, one quarterback hit, one tackle for loss and two passes defensed at the N.Y. Jets, Oct. 12…Tallied two solo tackles, one forced fumble, two passes defensed and his first-career interception on Patriots QB Tom Brady at New England, Nov. 2…Registered four solo tackles, two passes defensed, one tackle for loss and one interception at Oakland, Nov. 9…Finished with a season-high nine solo tackles, one tackle for loss and one forced fumble vs. Buffalo (12/7); Made his postseason debut and recorded two solo tackles and his first-career postseason interception of Colts QB Andrew Luck in the Divisional Round vs. Indianapolis (1/11/15).
COLLEGE – Played three seasons (2011-13) at Ohio State after redshirting 2010 campaign; Started all 37 games of his collegiate career; Tallied 44 passes defensed and eight interceptions, including two interceptions returned for TDs; Returned two blocked punts for TDs and one recovered fumble for a TD; Named a first-team All-Big Ten Conference selection in 2013, when he finished with 69 total tackles (54 solo), three interceptions and 16 passes defensed; Named second-team All-America selection and first team all-Big Ten in 2012; Led nation and tied school record with 19 passes defensed as redshirt sophomore; Finished as the only player in the country to score TDs three different ways (interception, fumble recovery, blocked punt)…Earned the Buckeyes' First Year Defensive Player Award after tying for the team lead with three interceptions as a redshirt freshman in 2011...Majored in communications.
PERSONAL – Attended Peachtree Ridge (Suwanee, Ga.) HS in Suwanee, Ga.; Received All-Gwinnett County accolades following his senior year in 2009.