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Commanders re-sign S Jeremy Reaves

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LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. – The Washington Commanders announced today that they have re-signed safety Jeremy Reaves. The full terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Reaves, (5-11, 200) is a five-year NFL veteran who entered the league as an undrafted free agent and signed with Washington in 2018. He has appeared in 42 games with 11 starts and recorded a total of 80 tackles (50 solo), a sack, and four passes defensed.

Last season, he played in five games before suffering a season-ending knee injury.

In 2022, Reaves played in all 17 games with three starts and recorded 17 tackles (10 solo) and a pass defensed. He was tied for third in the NFC in special teams tackles (10). Reaves was voted as the special teams starter of the 2023 Pro Bowl and was named First-Team All-Pro, becoming the first player in Washington History to earn First Team All-Pro honors since Brandon Scherff in 2020.

Reaves, 26, played collegiately at South Alabama from 2014-17, where he amassed 301 total tackles (208 solo), 22 passes defensed, eight interceptions, eight forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries in 45 games played.  He earned the Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Year award during his senior campaign after he recorded 104 total tackles (70 solo), three interceptions and 1.5 sacks.

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