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Rafael Bush

28-Year-Old Safety – New Orleans Saints

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:  11

STATUS:  OUT  (IR)     INJURY:  Pectoral
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 two-year, $4.5 million deal with the Saints in April of 2014.

September 15, 2015  –  Rafael Bush News

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The Saints placed Bush (chest) on injured reserve Tuesday, ESPN.com 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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Snap Count Stats

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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 @Ari 21 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 TB
3 @Car
4 Dal
5 @Phi
6 Atl
7 @Ind
8 NYG
9 Ten
10 @Was
11 BYE Bye Week
12 @Hou
13 Car
14 @TB
15 Det
16 Jax
17 @Atl

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 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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Bush made seven tackles (six solo) in Sunday's loss to the 49ers.

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Bush made five tackles (all solo) in Sunday's loss to the Lions.

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With the news that Jairius Byrd has been placed on season-ending IR, Bush is expected to start at free safety for the Saints.

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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.