D. J. Killings

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D. J. Killings
No. 40 – Oakland Raiders
Position:Cornerback
Personal information
Born: (1995-08-09) August 9, 1995 (age 24)
Miami, Florida
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school:First Coast
(Jacksonville, Florida)
College:UCF
Undrafted:2017
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Injured reserve
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Dorian Jamaal "D. J." Killings (born August 9, 1995) is an American football cornerback for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at UCF, and signed as an undrafted free agent with the New England Patriots in 2017.

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
5 ft 11 in
(1.80 m)
187 lb
(85 kg)
4.48 s 2.59 s 1.56 s 4.21 s 6.97 s 37 12 in
(0.95 m)
10 ft 4 in
(3.15 m)
22 reps
From UCF Pro-day[1]

Killings was seen as a high value undrafted free agent prospect immediately after the draft, and fielded calls from several teams.

New England Patriots[edit]

Killings signed with the New England Patriots as an undrafted free agent on May 5, 2017.[2][3] He was waived/injured by the Patriots on September 2, 2017 and placed on injured reserve.[4] He was released with an injury settlement on September 13, 2017.[5]

Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

On October 3, 2017, Killings was signed to the Philadelphia Eagles practice squad.[6] Killings stayed on the Eagles' practice squad while the team defeated the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII.[7] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Eagles on February 7, 2018.[8]

On September 1, 2018, Killings was waived/injured by the Eagles and was placed on injured reserve.[9] He was released on September 6, 2018.

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

On October 16, 2018, Killings was signed to the Indianapolis Colts practice squad.[10] He was promoted to the active roster on November 13, 2018.[11] He was placed on injured reserve on November 20, 2018 with an ankle injury.[12] He was released on December 10, 2018.

Green Bay Packers[edit]

On December 18, 2018, Killings was signed to the Green Bay Packers practice squad.[13]

Indianapolis Colts (second stint)[edit]

On January 14, 2019, Killings signed a reserve/future contract with the Indianapolis Colts.[14] He was waived on May 17, 2019.[15]

Oakland Raiders[edit]

On May 30, 2019, Killings was signed by the Oakland Raiders.[16] He was placed on injured reserve on August 11, 2019.[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "D.J. Killings, DS #43 CB, Central Florida". NFLDraftScout.com. April 4, 2017.
  2. ^ "Patriots Sign Sixth-Round Draft Pick Conor McDermott; Sign 19 Rookie Free Agents". Patriots.com. May 5, 2017. Retrieved October 20, 2017.
  3. ^ "Pats sign undrafted free agent D.J. Killings out of UCF". PatsPulpit.com. May 4, 2017. Retrieved October 21, 2017.
  4. ^ "Patriots reach 53-man limit". Patriots.com. September 2, 2017. Retrieved October 21, 2017.
  5. ^ "D.J. Killings: Reaches injury settlement". CBSSports.com. September 13, 2017. Retrieved October 21, 2017.
  6. ^ "Roster Move: Eagles sign DB D.J. Killings to practice squad". PhiladelphiaEagles.com. October 3, 2017. Retrieved October 17, 2017.
  7. ^ "Eagles dethrone Tom Brady, Patriots for first Super Bowl title in stunner". USA TODAY. Retrieved February 25, 2019.
  8. ^ George, David (February 7, 2018). "Roster Moves: Eagles Bring Back Six For 2018". PhiladelphiaEagles.com.
  9. ^ McPherson, Chris (September 1, 2018). "Eagles Get To The 53-Player Limit". PhiladelphiaEagles.com.
  10. ^ "Roster Moves: Colts Sign Free Agent WR Dontrelle Inman; Place WR Marcus Johnson On IR". Colts.com. October 16, 2018.
  11. ^ Walker, Andrew (November 13, 2018). "Roster Moves: Colts Elevate CB D.J. Killings To Active Roster; Place DE Carroll Phillips On IR". Colts.com.
  12. ^ "Roster Moves: Colts Sign C Josh Andrews; Place CB D.J. Killings On IR". Colts.com. November 20, 2018.
  13. ^ "Packers place RB Aaron Jones on IR". Packers.com. December 18, 2018.
  14. ^ "Roster Moves: Colts Sign Three To Reserve/Future Contracts". Colts.com. January 14, 2019. Retrieved January 14, 2019.
  15. ^ Alper, Josh (May 17, 2019). "Colts sign Isaiah Johnson, waive D.J. Killings". NBCSports.com. Retrieved May 17, 2019.
  16. ^ "Raiders sign cornerback D.J. Killings". Raiders.com. May 30, 2019.
  17. ^ "Raiders claim cornerback Hamp Cheevers". Raiders.com. August 11, 2019.

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