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This is a 2020 photo of D.J. Reader of the Cincinnati Bengals NFL football team. This image reflects the Cincinnati Bengals active roster as of Friday, Aug. 21, 2020 when this image was taken. (AP Photo)

D.J. Reader

DT

#98

Experience: 5 years

Height: 6-3

Age: 26

Weight: 347 lbs

College: Clemson

2020 SEASON

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Recent Games

WK OPP RESULT Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
2 @Browns L 30 - 35 6 3 3 0 0 0
1 Chargers L 13 - 16 5 1 4 0 0 0
5 @Ravens L 3 - 27 1 1 0 0 1 0
4 Jaguars W 33 - 25 5 2 3 0 0 0
3 @Eagles T 23 - 23 2 1 1 0 1 0

Career Stats

Defense Career

SEASON TEAM G GS Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
2016 Houston Texans 16 7 21 6 15 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 Houston Texans 14 14 45 21 24 1 0 0
2018 Houston Texans 16 16 26 16 10 2 0 0
2019 Houston Texans 15 15 47 23 24 2.5 0 0
2020 Cincinnati Bengals 5 5 19 8 11 0 2 0
TOTAL 66 57 158 74 84 6.5 0 3 0 0 NaN 0 0 0 0

Biography

A coveted unrestricted free agent acquisition, Reader enters his first season in Cincinnati after spending his first four years (2016-19) with Houston ... At a massive 347 pounds, is considered a stout presence on the interior of the defensive line who excels particularly in run defense ... Enters 2020 with 61 career games played (52 starts), 154 tackles and 6.5 sacks ... Helped Texans rank No. 3 in the NFL in run defense in 2018 ... Originally a fifth-round pick of the Texans in 2016 ... Considered an impressive athlete for his size, and was a first baseman and pitcher for Clemson's nationally ranked baseball team in 2013.

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