Domonique Rodgers-Cromartie's deal: base salary of $1.03 million with a $45,000 roster bonus if on roster Week 1. Cap hit of $690K. no guaranteed money.— John Keim (@john_keim) March 21, 2019
Free agent (and recently retired) cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie has agreed to sign with the Redskins this afternoon. Rodgers-Cromartie, age 32, is an eleven-year NFL vet, having played in 160 games for the Arizona Cardinals, Philadelphia Eagles, Denver Broncos, New York Giants, and Oakland Raiders. “DRC” announced his retirement on October 30, 2018 after week 8 of this past season, but has decided to return to the NFL and will reunite with Landon Collins in the Redskins’ defensive backfield, whom he played with in New York from 2015-2017.
Rodgers-Cromartie is a two-time Pro Bowler (2009 in Arizona, 2015 with the Giants) who has tallied 451 career tackles, 30 interceptions, and has forced 7 fumbles. He has also been a durable player for the vast majority of his career, having played in 15 or more games in every season, except for last year in Oakland that ended with his mid-season retirement. Originally Rodgers-Cromartie was selected 16th overall in by the Arizona Cardinals in the 2008 NFL Draft.
He’s back: FA CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie is done with retirement and is signing a deal with the #Redskins, source said. He’ll play alongside his former #Giants teammate Landon Collins, too.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 15, 2019
That was fast: The retirement of veteran CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie didn't last long, as he's signing with the #Redskins. pic.twitter.com/xdFPTXrF7G— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 15, 2019
New #Redskins CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie:— PFF WAS Redskins (@PFF_Redskins) March 15, 2019
- Finished with a 67.0 overall grade in 2018 (on only 147 snaps), 66.9 in 2017, and a 90.2 in 2016.
- In 2018 42.6% of his snaps came out wide while in 2017 44.9% of his snaps were in the slot.#HTTR https://t.co/t3rCRqdqU0
Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Fast Facts:— Skins Talk (@Skins_Talk) March 15, 2019
- 16th overall pick in 2008 Draft
- 2x Pro Bowler
- Retired on 10/30/18
- Athletic CB capable of success playing man or zone
- This will be his 12th NFL season
- Adds much needed depth at the CB position
Welcome DRC to the #Redskins pic.twitter.com/TMcjkajgnI
When newest Redskins Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and Landon Collins played together in New York, DRC gave up No. 21 to Collins so that he could honor Sean Taylor.— Kyle Stackpole (@kylefstackpole) March 15, 2019
More facts about DRC: https://t.co/JbYF2ZF4mw