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D.J. Reader

23-Year-Old Defensive Tackle – Houston Texans

2016 Defensive Stats

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22

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TD

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2017 Defensive Projections

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2017 Fantasy Football Outlook

There was no outlook written for D.J. Reader in 2017. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.

2017 ADP:

Bye Week:  7

HT: 6' 3"   WT: 335   DOB: 7/1/1994  College: Clemson  DRAFTED: 5th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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D.J.  Reader Contract Information:

Signed a four-year, $2.55 million contract with the Texans in May of 2016.

July 16, 2017  –  D.J. Reader News

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The Texans have "no concerns" that Reader will be able to replace Vince Wilfork at nose tackle, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

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D.J. Reader NFL Stats
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  Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Year Age Team G Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
2012 17 CFB 10 - - - - 0 0 - - - - - -
2013 18 CFB 11 - - - - 0 0 - - - - - -
2014 19 CFB 9 - - - - 0 0 - - - - - -
2015 20 CFB 6 - - - - 0 0 - - - - - -
2016 21 HOU 16 22 7 15 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

D.J. Reader – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Defensive Tackle
  1. D.J. Reader
  2. Carlos Watkins
Houston Texans

Snap Count Stats

407

Defensive Snaps in 2016

D.J. Reader was on the field for 407 of his team's snaps on defense in 2016.

94

Special Teams Snaps in 2016

D.J. Reader was on the field for 94 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2016.

Year Def ST
2014
2015
2016 407 94
D.J. Reader 2016 Game Log
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  Snap Count Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Week Opp Def ST Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
1 Chi 8 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 KC 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @NE 17 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Ten 22 6 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 @Min 32 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Ind 30 5 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 @Den 26 5 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Det 28 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 BYE Bye Week
10 @Jax 30 9 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 @Oak 30 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 SD 25 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 @GB 33 5 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 @Ind 27 10 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Jax 28 15 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Cin 27 8 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 @Ten 35 10 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for D.J. Reader
As Compared To Other Defensive Tackles
Height:   6' 3"
AVERAGE
Weight:   335 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   5.33 sec
POOR
Shuttle Time:   4.71 sec
WEAK
Cone Drill:   7.90 sec
POOR
Arm Length:   33.63 in
AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.50 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   30 in
AVERAGE
Broad Jump:   99 in
POOR
Bench Press:   30 reps
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D.J. Reader: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Reader (shoulder) did not appear on the Texans' injury report in advance of Sunday's game against the Packers.

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Reader (shoulder) didn't appear concerned about his shoulder injury following Sunday's game, the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Reader suffered a shoulder injury during Sunday's loss to the Chargers.

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Reader had two tackles, including a sack, in Sunday's 24-21 win over Jacksonville.

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Reader (concussion) has been cleared to return to action under the league's concussion protocol, the Houston Chronicle reports.

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The Texans selected Reader in the fifth round of the 2016 NFL Draft, 166th overall.

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2017

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