NFC East Standings

Team Div Overall
5-1-0 12-5-0
4-2-0 11-6-0
3-3-0 6-11-0
0-6-0 4-13-0

2023 Defensive

Total Tackles
Interceptions Returned For Touchdown
Forced Fumbles
Regular Season 29 0 0 0 0.0

Top Darrick Forrest News

  • Commanders' Darrick Forrest: Continues to make progress

    Forrest (shoulder) is expected to be ready for offseason workouts, Sam Fortier of The Washington Post reports.

    Forrest suffered a fractured shoulder in October, which brought an end to his 2023 campaign early. The Cincinnati product spent about eight weeks with his arm in a sling before beginning rehab at the Commanders' facility and never underwent surgery to repair the injury.

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  • Commanders' Darrick Forrest: IR-bound with shoulder injury

    Washington placed Forrest (shoulder) on its injured reserve list Tuesday, Zach Selby of the Commanders' official site reports.

    Forrest sustained a fractured shoulder in Week 5 versus Chicago, and he'll now be forced to sit out for at least Washington's next four games as he recovers. In his absence, 2022 fourth-rounder Percy Butler is expected to start at safety next to Kamren Curl.

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  • Commanders' Darrick Forrest: Suffers shoulder fracture

    Forrest suffered a fractured shoulder in Washington's Week 5 loss to the Bears on Thursday night and will be placed on injured reserve, Zach Selby of the Commanders' official site reports.

    Forrest has started all five games to this point, playing 99 percent of the defensive snaps and registering 29 tackles. It's unclear how long he'll be sidelined. Percy Butler is next up at safety for Washington, but the team figures to make a move at the position with Jeremy Reaves (knee) also headed to injured reserve.

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  • Commanders' Darrick Forrest: Set to start again

    Forrest is listed as a starter on Washington's depth chart.

    Forrest started 11 of his 17 games last season en route to 84 tackles and four interceptions, including 48 tackles and three picks over the last eight games after becoming an every-down player. He'll likely keep the every-down role, though he does tend to get more of the deep snaps while fellow Washington safety Kamren Curl spends more time up in the box.

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  • Commanders' Darrick Forrest: Breaks out in 2022

    Forrest played in 17 games (11 starts) during the 2022 season and compiled 84 tackles (54 solo), four interceptions and a fumble recovery.

    Forrest had the best season of his young career as he took over the starting free safety job in the latter half of the season after Bobby McCain started playing cornerback. Forrest, a 2021 fifth-round pick, led the Commanders in interceptions and finished second in tackles while lining up for 81 percent of the defensive snaps. With two years remaining on his rookie contract, Forrest should continue to start for the Commanders next season, a context that puts him on the fantasy radar in IDP formats.

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  • Commanders' Darrick Forrest: Makes 11 tackles in win

    Forrest posted 11 tackles (eight solo) during Sunday's 19-13 win versus the Falcons.

    Forrest set a new career high in tackles while finishing as the Commanders' leading tackler Week 12. The second-year safety also played every defensive snap for the third game in a row, as previous starting free safety Bobby McCain continued to slot in at cornerback against Atlanta. Forrest has recorded 21 tackles and two interceptions over this span, and he should continue to put up solid production so long as he maintains this starting role moving forward.

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  • Commanders' Darrick Forrest: Gets starting nod

    Forrest will start at safety against the Texans on Sunday, Zach Selby of the Commanders' official site reports.

    Forrest draws the start, as Bobby McCain has moved to cornerback. The second-year pro should see an uptick in snaps, but he's already been a steady contributor for the Commanders this season. recording 46 tackles (31 solo), five passes defensed, two interceptions and forced fumbles and a fumble recovery in 10 contests.

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  • Commanders' Darrick Forrest: Double-digit tackes in loss

    Forrest registered 10 tackles (eight solo) during Sunday's 36-27 loss to the Lions.

    Forrest tied Cole Holcomb with a team-high 10 tackles, giving them both 15 tackles across two games. The second-year safety is off to a hot start in his first season as a starter and already has two pass defenses, an interception and a forced fumble to go along with his team-high 15 tackles. He'll look to maintain his strong play against the Eagles in Week 3.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 5-11, 200 lbs
Birthplace: Columbus, OH
Age: 24
School: Cincinnati
Experience: 3