LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. – The Washington Redskins announced today that they have signed free agent cornerback Orlando Scandrick. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Scandrick (5-10, 196) is a 10-year NFL veteran who had spent his entire career to date with the Dallas Cowboys since being selected in the fifth round (No. 143 overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft. He has appeared in 125 career regular season games with 69 starts, compiling 391 tackles (347 solo), 63 passes defensed, 11.5 sacks, eight interceptions (including one returned for a touchdown), eight forced fumbles and a fumble recovery.
Last season, Scandrick started all 11 games in which he played for Dallas, posting 40 tackles (32 solo) and three passes defensed. With exception of 2015 in which he missed the full season while rehabbing from a knee injury, Scandrick has played in at least 11 games in every year of his NFL career.
Scandrick played collegiately at Boise State, where he started 38 of the 39 games in which he played and recorded 152 career tackles, 3.5 sacks and five forced fumbles.
Scandrick, 31, attended Los Alamitos (Calif.) H.S., where he was a first-team All-Sunset League selection. He was born Feb. 10, 1987.