For the second time in just 18 games as a member of the Redskins, D.J. Swearinger had multiple interceptions in a game. That made him an easy choice as the Kia MVP of the Game in Sunday's game against the Colts.
Swearinger's first pick of the afternoon came early in the second quarter with an assist from Mason Foster, who tipped the ball near the line of scrimmage. Swearinger did the job himself for his next interception, reading Colts' quarterback Andrew Luck and stepping in front of T.Y. Hilton to set up a Redskins field goal.
The South Carolina product now has 12 career interceptions, with half of them coming in his time with the Redskins.
Swearinger, however, wasn't interested in talking about his individual accomplishments as the Redskins fell 21-9.
"We just made two plays but they weren't enough to win," Swearinger said. "So, I don't really care about them."
He and the rest of the team will have another challenge this upcoming Sunday as they welcome in Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers. As he was clearly disappointed, Swearinger is ready to put Sunday in the rear view mirror.
"We're in good shape, we just didn't make the plays," Swearinger said. "They got three third downs on us on the last drive, we just learn from our mistakes whether it's communication, whether it's not executing, and be better next week."