Player Page

Chris Clemons | Defensive Back

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (30) / 9/15/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 215
College: Clemson

Latest News

Recent News

Cardinals released S Chris Clemons with an injury settlement.
Clemons was placed on I.R. last week with a minor hamstring injury. Now close to full health, Clemons will be able to seek work elsewhere. He just turned 30. Oct 19 - 6:09 PM

Highest Searched Players over the last 7 days

Player News


Cardinals placed S Chris Clemons on injured reserve with a hamstring injury, ending his season.

Clemons has been slowed by hamstring issues all season. The veteran will likely be released off I.R. with an injury settlement once he's back to full health.
Oct 13 - 5:32 PM

Chris Clemons exited the Cardinals' Week 5 game against the Lions with a left hamstring injury and is questionable to return.

It's an aggravation of a previous injury. Clemons entered today having played just 20 snaps all season. He will have an MRI on Monday.
Oct 11 - 6:06 PM

Cardinals signed S Chris Clemons.

He'll take the roster spot of RB Andre Ellington (sports-hernia surgery, injured reserve). Clemons will provide veteran depth while the Cards wait for FS Tyrann Mathieu's thumb to heal.
Mon, Dec 8, 2014 02:08:00 PM

Free agent S Chris Clemons worked out for the Falcons.

After losing SS William Moore (shoulder) to short-term I.R. this week, the Falcons are in dire need of safety help. For now, 2013 seventh-rounder Kemal Ishmael is expected to start next to FS Dwight Lowery. Clemons is probably the best safety on the street. He started 32-of-32 games for Miami from 2012-2013.
Wed, Oct 1, 2014 09:10:00 AM

The Dolphins have expressed interest in free agent S Chris Clemons.

Clemons was a surprise cut by Houston last week. With Reshad Jones suspended the first four games, he could be brought back as veteran depth behind Jimmy Wilson. Miami likely won't consider signing Clemons until after Week 1 to avoid having to pay him a guaranteed salary.
Sat, Sep 6, 2014 10:07:00 PM

Texans released FS Chris Clemons.

The move is a big surprise after Houston gave Clemons $450,000 guaranteed in March. As Reshad Jones will open the season on suspension for the Dolphins, Miami might want to look into bringing Clemons back. The Texans' free safety job will likely now go to Kendrick Lewis, a longtime Romeo Crennel favorite.
Sun, Aug 31, 2014 04:21:00 PM

Texans signed FS Chris Clemons to a two-year, $2.7 million contract.

Houston its overhauling its safety corps, landing Clemons and Kendrick Lewis, and bringing back Danieal Manning on a pay cut. Sophomore D.J. Swearinger also returns. Clemons, 28, started 32-of-32 games for the Dolphins the past two seasons. Although he isn't a big-time playmaker, Clemons can cover the deep middle and is a productive tackler, racking up 191 stops the past two seasons. He was a top-20 safety in Pro Football Focus' 2013 ratings.
Fri, Mar 28, 2014 05:07:00 PM

Free agent FS Chris Clemons is visiting the Texans.

Clemons has a connection with new Texans director of pro personnel Brian Gaine from their Miami days. Clemons' market has been extremely quiet but he's one of the better players available. He can cover the back end and would provide an upgrade on Shiloh Keo. Clemons is our top remaining free-agent safety.
Fri, Mar 28, 2014 10:59:00 AM

Free agent FS Chris Clemons is visiting the Lions.

The Lions are on the prowl for a safety and visited with Thomas DeCoud earlier on Friday before he left town without a deal. Clemons is our No. 1 remaining free-agent safety, though he's not a real playmaker or ballhawk. He's above average in coverage on the back end but struggles at times versus the run.
Fri, Mar 21, 2014 12:25:00 PM

The New York Daily News reports free agent FS Chris Clemons is "on the Jets' radar."

He'd be a better schematic fit for the Jets than Donte Whitner, as Clemons is a true center-field safety and would complement in-the-box type SS Dawan Landry. Clemons is an excellent cover guy, though he's a bit shaky in run support and hasn't been a playmaker. The Dolphins are not expected to re-sign him.
Sun, Mar 9, 2014 05:49:00 PM

ESPN Dolphins blogger James Walker reports that re-signing free agent FS Chris Clemons "isn't a priority."

Clemons started all 16 games last season, finishing with 93 tackles and an interception. The Dolphins are looking to upgrade at safety opposite Reshad Jones, so Clemons will be allowed to test the open market. Clemons figures to be limited to one-year deals in free agency. He turns 29 this offseason.
Sat, Feb 22, 2014 08:03:00 PM

Dolphins re-signed FS Chris Clemons to a one-year, $2.75 million contract.

Clemons was a 16-game starter for the Dolphins' No. 21 defense last season, grading out above-average against both the pass and the run. His return guarantees some stability in a secondary that could lose free agent Sean Smith.
Tue, Mar 12, 2013 05:48:00 PM

The Miami Herald reports the Dolphins have held "extensive discussions" with free agent FS Chris Clemons about re-signing.

Clemons, 27, started all 16 games in 2012 and recorded a career-high 99 tackles, while being above-average against both the pass and the run. Clemons and Brian Hartline are the only two players out of a slew of their own potential free agents that the Dolphins have had substantive talks with about coming back.
Mon, Feb 11, 2013 06:56:00 PM

The Dolphins have expressed interest in re-signing impending free agent FS Chris Clemons.

Clemons, 27, started all 16 games in 2012 for the first time in his career, racking up a career-high 99 tackles. Miami has also looked into locking up Clemons' safety counterpart, Reshad Jones, to a long-term deal. The Dolphins have over $45 million in cap space this offseason.
Sun, Jan 20, 2013 12:39:00 PM

Depth Charts

Skill Players
QB1Ryan Mallett
2Christian Ponder
3Seth Lobato
4Tim Tebow
5Ryan Lindley
6Stephen Morris
7Bryan Bennett
8Phillip Sims
9Cody Fajardo
10Shane Carden
11R.J. Archer
12Pat Devlin
13Jerry Lovelocke
14Chandler Harnish
15Chase Rettig
16Josh Freeman
17Jake Waters
18Jake Heaps
RB1Joseph Randle
2Dri Archer
3LaMichael James
4Trent Richardson
5Cyrus Gray
6Storm Johnson
7Montee Ball
8Josh Harris
9Pierre Thomas
10LaVance Taylor
11Mack Brown
12Keshawn Hill
13Lache Seastrunk
14Kenneth Harper
15Jawon Chisholm
16Bronson Hill
17Jerome Smith
18Michael Dyer
19Daniel Thomas
20Jeremy Stewart
3RB1Joseph Randle
FB1James Casey
2Erik Lorig
3Joe Don Duncan
4Austin Johnson
5Henry Hynoski
6Trey Millard
7Brad Smelley
8Jordan Campbell
9Toben Opurum
10Emil Igwenagu
11Zach Boren
12Kiero Small
13J.C. Copeland
14Joey Iosefa
15John Conner
16Brandon Cottom
WR11Preston Parker
2Greg Little
3Kris Durham
4C.J. Goodwin
5Chandler Worthy
6Michael Bennett
7Jacoby Ford
8Josh Morgan
9Douglas McNeil
10Frankie Hammond
11Nick Harwell
12Vincent Brown
13Carlton Mitchell
14Armon Binns
15Reggie Dunn
16Cobi Hamilton
17Aldrick Robinson
18Ryan Spadola
19Tevin Reese
20Zach D'Orazio
21Kenzel Doe
22Antwan Goodley
23Ricky Collins
24Terrelle Pryor
25Jarrett Boykin
26Damian Williams
27Solomon Patton
28Travis Labhart
29G.J. Kinne
30Lance Lewis
31Josh Stewart
32Josh Harper
33Titus Davis
34Marquez Clark
35Donatella Luckett
36L'Damian Washington
37David Porter
38DeAndre Carter
39Tyler McDonald
40Ezell Ruffin
41Deon Long
42DaVaris Daniels
WR21Ace Sanders
2A.J. Jenkins
3Damaris Johnson
4Emory Blake
5Walter Powell
6Onterio McCalebb
7Austin Pettis
8Joe Morgan
9Ryan Broyles
10Marcus Thigpen
11Mike Brown
12Tandon Doss
13DeVier Posey
14Jimmie Hunt
15Devante Davis
16Marcus Lucas
17Jordan Leslie
18Devon Wylie
19Ryan Whalen
20Issac Blakeney
21Vince Mayle
22Milton Williams III
23Bernard Reedy
24Ryan Lankford
25Damarr Aultman
26Rasheed Bailey
27Josh Lenz
28Daniel Rodriguez
29James Butler
30Clyde Gates
31Michael Preston
32Phil Bates
33Trindon Holliday
34Demetrius Wilson
35Josh Reese
36Trevor Harman
37Paul Browning
38Reggie Bell
39LaRon Byrd
40Tom Nelson
41Juron Criner
42Shane Wynn
43Levi Norwood
TE1Dante Rosario
2Kyle Miller
3Anthony McCoy
4Mickey Shuler
5Orson Charles
6Chase Dixon
7D.J. Williams
8Chase Coffman
9Adrien Robinson
10Sean McGrath
11Brian Leonhardt
12Alex Smith
13David Paulson
14Jimmay Mundine
15Steve Maneri
16Gerell Robinson
17Brandon Barden
18Jacob Maxwell
19Jake Murphy
20Ryan Taylor
21Brett Brackett
22Michael Egnew
23Dan Light
LT1David Foucault
LG1Taylor Boggs
C1Jacques McClendon
RG1Shelley Smith
2Jarvis Harrison
K1Kyle Brindza
2Zach Hocker
3Josh Scobee
4Brandon Bogotay
5Michael Palardy
6Carey Spear
7Billy Cundiff
8Andrew Furney
9Mike Meyer
10Ty Long
11Justin Manton
12Corey Acosta
13Patrick Murray
14Tom Obarski
15Giorgio Tavecchio