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Redskins Add E.J. Biggers To Secondary


The Washington Redskins announced today that they have signed unrestricted free agent cornerback E.J. Biggers. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Biggers (6-0, 185) was originally drafted out of Western Michigan by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the seventh round (217th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft.

He has appeared in 45 career games with 24 starts, amassing 153 tackles (131 solo), three interceptions, 27 passes defensed, two forced fumbles, one sack and 16 special teams tackles as credited by coaches' film.

In 2012, Biggers appeared in 13 games with 12 starts for the Buccaneers, finishing fifth on the team with 48 tackles (39 solo) and notching his first career sack and two forced fumbles.

He returned from injury in Week 4 against the Washington Redskins, registering a tackle and pass defensed.

From 2009-11, he played under current Redskins defensive backs coach Raheem Morris, Tampa Bay's head coach during those seasons.

Biggers, 25, played collegiately at Western Michigan from 2005-08, appearing in 46 games with 40 starts and named second-team All-MAC as a senior.

Edjuan "E.J." Biggers was born on June 13, 1987, in Miami. He attended the city's North Miami Beach H.S., where he was named Dade County Player of the Year as a senior in 2004.




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