DJ Reader

DJ Reader

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6'3"

335 LBS

ACTIVE

Detroit Lions

DL

98

Clemson

July 1, 1994 (30)

Greensboro, NC, USA

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length team amount guaranteed avg annual salary
2020-2024 Cincinnati Bengals $53,000,000 $20,250,000 $13,250,000
2016-2020 Houston Texans $255,380 $215,380 $63,845
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BIOGRAPHY

D.J Reader was born on July 1st, 1994 in Greensboro, North Carolina. He is a defensive tackle for the Cincinnati Bengals in the NFL.


Reader was selected by the Houston Texans in the fifth round (166th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft and started seven games in his rookie year logging one sack, seven solo tackles and 15 assisted tackles. He played college football at Clemson.

D.J Reader was born on July 1st, 1994 in Greensboro, North Carolina. He is a defensive tackle for the Cincinnati Bengals in the NFL.


Reader was selected by the Houston Texans in the fifth round (166th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft and started sev...

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1994-07-01 (Age: 30) Greensboro, NC, USA

Clemson

Grimsley (NC)

2016

September 11, 2016

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Career Stats

Regular season
YEAR
TEAM
G
GS
PA
YDS
FIRST DOWNS
2023
CIN
14
14
2
30
2
2022
CIN
10
10
1
15
--
2021
CIN
14
14
1
11
1
2019
HOU
15
15
1
5
--
2018
HOU
16
16
1
5
--
2017
HOU
14
14
3
25
--
YEAR
TEAM
G
GS
TKLS
AST
CMB
SK
SKYDS
INT
FF
FR
TFL
TFLYDS
HRRY
KDWN
QHITS
SFTY
BLTZ
DTGTS
DCOMP
PDEF
BATT
MISCA
MISCFF
MISCFR
MISCT
SPTKLS
SPAST
SPBLK
SPFF
SPFR
MTKLS
2023
CIN
14
14
20
14
34
1
9
--
--
1
2
10
3
6
7
--
--
--
--
1
1
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
1
2022
CIN
10
10
18
9
27
--
--
--
1
2
1
4
3
5
5
--
--
1
1
4
4
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
1
2021
CIN
14
14
19
21
40
1
8
--
--
--
2
9
1
5
6
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
2
2020
CIN
5
5
8
11
19
--
--
--
--
--
1
1
--
1
1
--
--
--
--
2
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
2
2019
HOU
15
15
28
24
52
2.5
17
--
--
--
6
29
2
7
13
--
--
2
2
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
2
2018
HOU
16
16
23
10
33
2
10
--
--
--
5
17
4
1
3
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
4
2017
HOU
14
14
23
24
47
1
2
--
--
--
3
3
6
3
6
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
3
2016
HOU
16
7
7
15
22
1
8
--
--
--
2
8
6
1
2
--
--
--
--
1
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
5
YEAR
TEAM
G
GS
FMBL
LOST
OB
EZRTD
OPPFR
OPPRTD
OPPYDS
FR
TDS
YDS
FF
2023
CIN
14
14
--
--
--
--
1
--
--
--
--
--
--
2022
CIN
10
10
--
--
--
--
2
--
--
--
--
--
1
YEAR
TEAM
G
GS
Playoffs
YEAR
TEAM
G
GS
TKLS
AST
CMB
SK
SKYDS
INT
FF
FR
TFL
TFLYDS
HRRY
KDWN
QHITS
SFTY
BLTZ
DTGTS
DCOMP
PDEF
BATT
MISCA
MISCFF
MISCFR
MISCT
SPTKLS
SPAST
SPBLK
SPFF
SPFR
MTKLS
2022
CIN
3
3
4
4
8
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
2
1
1
--
--
--
--
1
1
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
2021
CIN
4
4
7
5
12
1
6
--
--
--
3
8
--
3
4
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
1
2019
HOU
2
2
4
3
7
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
2
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
2
2018
HOU
1
1
3
3
6
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
1
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
2016
HOU
2
2
2
1
3
1
6
--
--
--
1
6
--
--
1
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
1
YEAR
TEAM
G
GS