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D.J. SWEARINGER RUMORS

Swearinger’s knack for the ball reaping benefits for Texans’ defense

Second-year strong safety D.J. Swearinger has been involved in three of the Texans’ six turnovers during their 2-0 start. Swearinger forced a fumble at the Texans’ 8-yard line in the 17-6 victory over Washington. He recovered a fumble at the Raiders’ 3 in the 30-14 victory at Oakland. He also forced a fumble that cornerback Johnathan Joseph recovered to set up a touchdown...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

D.J. Swearinger flagged for what appears to be a clean hit on RGIII

Washington Redskins fans were in an uproar about Brandon Meriweather’s helmet-to-helmet hit on Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith which led to his two-game suspension. Well, Houston Texans fans should be outraged by this hit by safety D.J. Swearinger on quarterback Robert Griffin III. The hit looked clean on a third down play, but officials flagged Swearinger for roughing the passer...
Via KCM Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

D.J. Swearinger didn’t get fined for his hit on Wes Welker

D.J. Swearinger told reporters after tonight’s preseason game that he didn’t get fined for his hit on Wes Welker last week that caused Welker to suffer a concussion. Swearinger says he did not get fined for the hit on Welker. #Texans — Tania Ganguli (@taniaganguli) August 29, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME&...
Via Pro Football Zone
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning fined $8K for taunting D.J. Swearinger, calls it ‘Money well spent’ (vid)

The NFL has handed down a fine to Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning for his taunting of Houston Texans safety D.J. Swearinger during Saturday night’s preseason game between the teams. The amount? $8,268, which sounds like an arbitrarily arrived-at number but chances are there is a method to the NFL’s fine amount madness. Manning confronted […] The post Peyton Manning...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Manning calls fine for taunting Swearinger 'Money well spent'

Peyton Manning received a rare fine from the NFL this week, and he was happy to pay it. The Denver Broncos quarterback was fined $8,200 for taunting Thursday after getting in the face of Houston Texans safety D.J Swearinger in the Broncos’ most recent preseason game. It’s rare to see Manning’s emotions get the best of him, but given the circumstances — Swearinger had just...
Via NESN.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill O'Brien defends D.J. Swearinger

Texans coach Bill O'Brien backed his safety a day after D.J. Swearinger drew the ire of Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning for a hit that concussed receiver Wes Welker. "D.J. was not trying to do any harm," O'Brien said. "He was trying to make a play, make a tackle. The call was correct. What you continually have to do is show the guys on tape what...
Via Pro Sports Daily
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning Gets in D.J. Swearinger’s Face, Draws Taunting Penalty

No, that is not an Onion headline. Peyton Manning rolled up on Texans safety D.J. Swearinger and gave the former Gamecock a piece of his MVP mind during the Broncos-Texans preseason tilt in Denver on Saturday night. Swearinger had been provoking Manning and the Broncos all evening therefore the QB decided it was time to dish it back, immediately bolting for him (via Bro Bible): ...
Via Next Impulse Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

D.J. Swearinger Destroys Arizona Cardinals Kick Returner With Massive Hit

It looks like we have our hit of the preseason. Houston Texans safety D.J. Swearinger was known for crushing hits in college, and this shows that he can do it in the pros. Swearinger absolutely annihilated Arizona Cardinals kick returner Brittan Golden with this hit. I don’t know how Golden held onto the ball quite […] The post D.J. Swearinger Destroys Arizona Cardinals Kick...
Via Diehardsport
August 09, 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...
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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