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Brian Witherspoon

Brian Witherspoon - #29 - CB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 5' 10"/ 180 lbs.
Birthday 06/05/1985
Birthplace Butler, AL
College Stillman
Years played 3

2011 free-agent tracker, by position

Posted Sept. 07, 2011 @ 9:31 p.m. ET
Follow the movement of the 2011 free agents in this list, broken down by position.


Posted Aug. 26, 2011
Witherspoon was placed on IR with a torn ACL.||||||| He was injured in Monday night's win over the Bears.
Posted Dec. 30, 2010
The New York Giants signed Witherspoon and placed punt returner Will Blackmon on injured reserve on Thursday.||||||| Witherspoon has played in 22 career games for Jacksonville and Detroit, primarily as a returner. He was waived by the Carolina Panthers before the start of this season.
Posted Dec. 14, 2009
The Jaguars waived cornerback/kick returner Brian Witherspoon after activating fullback Brock Bolen from the practice squad.||||||| An undrafted rookie in 2008, Witherspoon averaged 23.9 yards on 76 kick returns and 11.3 yards on 24 punt returns. He returned two kickoffs for 38 yards against Miami on Sunday.
Posted Oct. 27, 2008
Witherspoon returned six kicks for a season-high 134 yards, but the Jaguars lost 23-17 to visiting Cleveland on Sunday.||||||| Witherspoon has turned in three straight kick-return performances of at least 100 yards. The 21-year-old rookie has returned 23 kicks for 621 yards in six contests overall this season.