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Rafael Bush

29-Year-Old Safety – Detroit Lions

2015 Defensive Stats

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2015 Defensive Projections

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2015 Fantasy Football Outlook

Bush made 55 tackles (44 solo) in 10 games in 2014 before suffering a season-ending tibia fracture in November. A potential salary-cap casualty this offseason, he re-signed with the Saints on a two-ye...

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2015 ADP:

Bye Week:  9

HT: 5' 11"   WT: 205   DOB: 5/12/1987  College: South Carolina State  Show ContractHide Contract

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Rafael Bush Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $2.4 million deal with the Lions in March 2016.

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Bush will compete with Tavon Wilson for the Lions' starting job at strong safety this offseason, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press 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
2014 27 NO 10 56 44 12 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 28 NO 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Rafael Bush – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Strong Safety

Snap Count Stats

21

Defensive Snaps in 2015

Rafael Bush was on the field for 21 of his team's snaps on defense in 2015.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2015

Rafael Bush was on the field for 1 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2015.

Year Def ST
2013 464 187
2014 467 88
2015 21 1
Rafael Bush 2015 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 @SD 21 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 @Min
3 Den
4 @Sea
5 Ari
6 Chi
7 Min
8 @KC
9 BYE Bye Week
10 @GB
11 Oak
12 Phi
13 GB
14 @StL
15 @NO
16 SF
17 @Chi

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:   205 lbs
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Rafael Bush: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Bush signed a one-year, $2.4 million deal with the Lions on Saturday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

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The Saints placed Bush (chest) on injured reserve Tuesday, ESPN.com reports.

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Bush suffered a torn pectoral muscle during Sunday's season opener against the Cardinals, NFL.com reports.

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Bush would be in line to start at safety for the Saints in Week 1 against the Cardinals if Jairus Byrd (knee) is unable to play, reports the New Orleans Times-Picayune. Byrd did not take a single snap during training camp and has not practiced since June 17.

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Bush is a potential salary-cap casualty this offseason, the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports, as the Saints would save nearly $2 million by cutting him. Bush is recovering from a fractured tibia that placed him on season-ending IR in November.

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Bush was placed on injured reserve by the Saints on Tuesday, Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reports.

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Bush's season is over, though it's unclear who the Saints will turn to as an immediate replacement. Pierre Warren -- who was signed off the Vikings' practice squad Tuesday -- is one potential candidate.
Bush said after Sunday's loss to the Bengals that he suffered a fractured tibia during the game, ESPN's Mike Triplett reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

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.

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.