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Rafael Bush

27-Year-Old Safety – New Orleans Saints

2013 Defensive Stats

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2014 Defensive Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

Bush, who made 42 tackle sin 13 games in 2013, will back up Kenny Vaccaro and Jairus Byrd at safety for the Saints. He will also contribute on special teams. ...

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2014 ADP:

Bye Week:  6

HT: 5' 11"   WT: 200   DOB: 5/12/1987  College: South Carolina State  Show ContractHide Contract

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Rafael Bush Contract Information:

Signed a two-year, $4.5 million deal with the Saints in April of 2014.

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The Saints have matched the two-year offer sheet (worth up to $4.5 million) that Bush signed with the Falcons last week, the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.

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Rafael Bush 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
2011 24 Den 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 25 NO 16 10 7 3 0 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0
2013 26 NO 13 42 30 12 0 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Rafael Bush – Playing Time Overview

Depth Chart Status   (See Full Depth Chart)

#2 Free Safety
  1. Jairus Byrd
  2. Rafael Bush
New Orleans Saints

Snap Count Stats

464

Defensive Snaps in 2013

Rafael Bush was on the field for 464 of his team's snaps on defense in 2013.

187

Special Teams Snaps in 2013

Rafael Bush was on the field for 187 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2013.

Year Def ST
2011 - -
2012 122 347
2013 464 187

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Rafael Bush 2013 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 Atl 22 19 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 @TB 15 17 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Ari 43 21 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Mia 49 19 5 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
5 @Chi 52 19 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 @NE 62 17 11 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 BYE Bye Week
8 Buf 59 15 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 @NYJ 47 17 5 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Dal 45 19 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 SF 33 3 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 @Atl 27 15 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 @Sea 10 6 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Car
15 @StL
16 @Car
17 TB 0 0 3 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Playoffs @Phi 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Playoffs @Sea 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 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 Rafael Bush
As Compared To Other Safeties
Height:   5' 11"
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Weight:   200 lbs
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New Orleans Saints Team Injury Report
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Rafael Bush: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Bush has signed an offer sheet with the Falcons, the New Orleans Times-Review reports.

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Bush (ankle) is active for Sunday's contest against the Buccaneers.

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Bush (ankle) is probable for Sunday's game against Tampa Bay.

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Bush (ankle) is inactive for Sunday's game at Carolina, Mike Triplett of ESPN.com reports.

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Bush (ankle) is doubtful for Sunday's game against Carolina.

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Bush (ankle) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Rams.

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Bush (ankle) is questionable for Sunday's game against St. Louis.

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Bush made 11 tackles (nine solo) in Sunday's loss in New England.

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Bush finished the year with 19 tackles in 16 games, mainly as a special teams contributor. He also picked off a pass and recovered two fumbles in his first season in New Orleans.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2013

Bush will play on special teams and as a reserve safety for the Saints.

2012

Will provide depth in the defensive backfield.

2011

Bush will back up William Moore at strong safety this season.

2010

Could see time on special teams but is buried on the depth chart.