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Redskins Make Clifton Geathers Official


The Washington Redskins announced today that they have signed unrestricted free agent defensive end Clifton Geathers.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Geathers (6-8, 340) was originally selected by the Cleveland Browns in the sixth round (186th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft.

His four NFL seasons include stints with the Browns (2010), Miami Dolphins (2010), Seattle Seahawks (2010), Dallas Cowboys (2010-11), Indianapolis Colts (2012) and Philadelphia Eagles (2013).

For his career, Geathers has appeared in 31 regular season games with one start.

Geathers played collegiately at South Carolina from 2007-09, compiling 72 tackles, 12 tackles for a loss, six sacks, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery over three seasons with the Gamecocks.

Geathers, 26, attended Carvers Bay H.S. in Hemingway, S.C., where he was one of the nation's top prospects and participated in the Army All-American game in January 2006.

He was born Dec. 11, 1987. He is the nephew of James "Jumpy" Geathers, a 13-year NFL veteran who played for the Redskins from 1990-92 and helped the franchise to victory in Super Bowl XXVI.





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