LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. – The Washington Redskins announced today that they have re-signed unrestricted free agent cornerback E.J. Biggers. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Biggers (6-0, 185) was originally selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the seventh round (217th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft. For his career, he has appeared in 61 regular season games with 29 starts, compiling 186 tackles (154 solo), 30 passes defensed, four interceptions, two fumbles forced and one sack. Last season, Biggers appeared in 16 regular season games with five starts for the Redskins.
Biggers, 26, played collegiately at Western Michigan from 2005-08, appearing in 46 games with 40 starts and earned second-team All-MAC as a senior.
Edjuan “E.J.” Biggers was born on June 13, 1987, in Miami. He attended the city’s North Miami Beach H.S., where he was named Dade County Player of the Year as a senior in 2004.
ABOUT THE REDSKINS: Headquartered at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Virginia, and owned by Daniel Snyder, the historic Washington Redskins Football Club has won five World Championship titles including the 1937 and 1942 National Football League Championship games, as well as Super Bowls XVII, XXII and XXVI. Founded in 1932 as the Boston Braves in Massachusetts, the team changed its name to the Redskins in 1933 and relocated to Washington, D.C., in 1937. Since then, the team has become one of the most recognizable professional sports franchises in history, featuring multiple Hall of Fame coaches, 19 members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame (with seven others who also were Redskins) and becoming the first team in the NFL with an official marching band and fight song, "Hail to the Redskins." The Redskins have been owned by Dan Snyder since 1999, and beginning in 1997, began playing their home games at FedExField in Landover, Md.