LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. – The Washington Redskins announced today that they have signed cornerback Ronald Darby. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Darby (5-11, 193) is entering his sixth NFL season after originally being selected by the Buffalo Bills in the second round (50th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft. He has appeared in 57 regular season games with 56 starts.
Darby has recorded eight career interceptions for 135 yards in regular season play to complement 251 tackles (224 solo) and 65 passes defensed.
Last season as a member of the Philadelphia Eagles, Darby saw action in 11 games with 11 starts and finished with 37 tackles (34 solo), two interceptions and 11 passes defensed.
During Darby's rookie campaign with the Buffalo Bills, he appeared in 15 games (15 starts) and recorded 68 tackles (61 solo), two interceptions and 21 passes defensed. He was also named the NFL's Defensive Rookie of the Year by Pro Football Focus and voted to the PFWA All-Rookie Team.
He has appeared in three postseason games and registered 18 tackles (16 solo) and six passes defensed during the Eagles Super Bowl LII winning playoff run in 2017.
Darby played collegiately at Florida State where he appeared in 42 career games and was named the ACC Defensive Rookie of the Year in 2012.
Darby, 26, attended Potomac H.S. in Oxon Hill, Md. He was born January 2, 1994.