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Tony Jefferson | Defensive Back

Team: Arizona Cardinals
Age / DOB:  (22) / 1/27/1992
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 212
College: Oklahoma
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Cardinals SS Tony Jefferson (concussion) has been cleared for Week 9.
Jefferson has started three of the Cardinals' past four games, and should make it 4-of-5 against the Cowboys. Oct 30 - 7:38 PM

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Cardinals SS Tony Jefferson is in the league's concussion protocol.

Jefferson has started five games this season, including three of the past four. Tyrann Mathieu should see the biggest increase in snaps in Jefferson's absence.
Oct 27 - 3:20 PM

Tony Jefferson is a candidate for the Cardinals' strong safety job.

Jefferson appeared in all 16 games as an undrafted rookie last season, making two starts and recording 24 tackles. The strong safety job could come down to Jefferson, incumbent Rashad Johnson, and a draft pick. Jefferson could also see time at free safety if Tyrann Mathieu (knee) isn't ready for Week 1.
Source: ESPN.com
Apr 5 - 9:04 PM

Cardinals signed Oklahoma S Tony Jefferson.

Jefferson (5-foot-10 3/4, 213) made 34 career starts at free safety, compiling eight interceptions, 18 tackles for loss, and seven sacks. Most troublesome during the pre-draft process was his 4.75 forty time, which isn't going to cut it for an NFL safety. Jefferson will look to buck the trend of unsuccessful Oklahoma defensive backs. A dozen Sooners DBs have been drafted since Roy Williams in '02, and the closest to a "hit" was Brodney Pool. Beat writer Kent Somers believes Jefferson has a "real shot" to make the Cardinals.
Sat, Apr 27, 2013 08:39:00 PM

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