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  • Fri., Oct. 31, 2014 12:30 PM - 12:45 PM EDT Live Gruden Press Conference Redskins head coach Jay Gruden speaks to media at Redskins Park in Loudoun County, Va. on Friday, October 31, 2014.
  • Fri., Oct. 31, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EDT Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Sun., Nov. 02, 2014 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM EST Live Verizon Gametime Live Redskins pregame show hosted by Larry Michael LIVE from TCF Bank Stadium before the Redskins vs. Vikings game on Sunday, November 2, 2014.
  • Sun., Nov. 02, 2014 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM EST Live Gruden Press Conference Redskins head coach Jay Gruden takes the podium following the Redskins vs. Vikings game at TCF Bank Stadium on Sunday, November 2, 2014.
  • Sun., Nov. 02, 2014 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM EST Live Player Press Conference Select Redskins players take the podium following the Redskins vs. Vikings game at TCF Bank Stadium on Sunday, November 2, 2014.
  • Mon., Nov. 03, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Tue., Nov. 04, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Wed., Nov. 05, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Thu., Nov. 06, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Fri., Nov. 07, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

Players

Akeem Jordan
LB #54
Height:
6-1
Weight:
255
Age:
29
College:
James Madison
Hometown:
Harrisonburg, VA
Experience:
8

Quick Stats (2014):

TCKL
1
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Transactions:

  • Originally signed to the Philadelphia Eagles' practice squad as a college free agent on September 4, 2007.
  • Signed to the Eagles' active roster on October 29, 2007.
  • Re-signed with the Eagles on March 22, 2010.
  • Re-signed with the Eagles on July 30, 2011.
  • Signed with the Kansas City Chiefs as an unrestricted free agent on April 15, 2013.
  • Signed with the Washington Redskins as an unrestricted free agent on March 19, 2014.

Transactions:

  • Originally signed to the Philadelphia Eagles' practice squad as a college free agent on September 4, 2007.
  • Signed to the Eagles' active roster on October 29, 2007.
  • Re-signed with the Eagles on March 22, 2010.
  • Re-signed with the Eagles on July 30, 2011.
  • Signed with the Kansas City Chiefs as an unrestricted free agent on April 15, 2013.
  • Signed with the Washington Redskins as an unrestricted free agent on March 19, 2014.

PRO

  • Seven-year NFL veteran who joined the Redskins in the 2014 offseason after six seasons with the Eagles from 2007-12 and one season with the Chiefs in 2013.
  • Enters 2014 having compiled 247 tackles (202 solo), seven passes defensed, two interceptions, two forced fumbles, two fumbles recovered and one sack in 98 regular season games with 44 starts from 2007-13.

2013 (Chiefs)

  • Appeared in all 16 regular season games and matched his career high with 10 starts.
  • Posted a career-high 63 total tackles (51 solo) and forced two fumbles.
  • Team posted a 9-1 record in games he started and a 2-4 record in games in which he served as a substitute.
  • Posted a season-high seven tackles (all solo) as a reserve vs. Indianapolis (12/22).

2012 (Eagles)

  • Played in 14 games with seven starts.
  • Recorded 33 tackles (26 solo) and two forced fumbles.
  • Returned a kickoff for one yard.

2011 (Eagles)

  • Saw action in 15 games with seven starts.
  • Posted 26 tackles (20 solo).

2010 (Eagles)

  • Played in 16 contests with three starts.
  • Recorded 15 tackles (13 solo) and one pass defensed.
  • Saw action in one postseason contest.

2009 (Eagles)

  • Played in 12 games with 10 starts.
  • Notched 56 tackles (46 solo), one sack, two interceptions and six passes defensed.
  • Registered an interception in each of his first two games of the season, one at Carolina (9/13) and one versus New Orleans (9/20). The interception of Panthers QB Jake Delhomme at Carolina was the first of his career, and he also added his first career sack in the game.
  • Saw action in one postseason contest.

2008 (Eagles)

  • Played in all 16 games with six starts.
  • Recorded 45 tackles (38 solo) and had two fumble recoveries.
  • Started all three of the Eagles' postseason games, including the NFC Championship game.
  • Recorded 11 tackles (seven solo).

2007 (Eagles)

  • Played in nine games with one start.
  • Registered nine tackles (eight solo).

College

  • Played in 50 games (26 starts) at Division I-AA James Madison.
  • Recorded 299 tackles and 7.5 sacks in his career.
  • Named Atlantic-10 Conference Defensive Player of the Year in 2006 after recording 140 tackles, 17 tackles for a loss, 5.5 sacks, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery his senior year. Finished second in voting for the Buck Buchanan Award voting, given annually to the most outstanding defensive player in Division I-AA (now Division I Football Championship Subdivision).
  • Left JMU ranked third on the school's all-time interception return yardage list with six interceptions returned for 155 yards.
  • Became the first player from JMU to start in a NFL game since WR Macey Brooks started three games for the Bears in 2000.
  • Majored in sociology.

Personal

  • Attended Harrisonburg (Va.) H.S., where he earned all-state honors as a linebacker and running back.
  • Helped his team to a state title his junior year.
  • Named Virginia Group AA player of the year in 2011.
  • Also lettered in basketball and track.
  • Won a championship at both the prep and collegiate levels.
  • Born Akeem Raphael Jordan on Aug. 17, 1985.
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 330 273 57 1.0 0 7 2 14 -- 11 0 4 2
2014 WAS 2 0 1 0 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2013 KC 16 10 67 54 13 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 2 --
2012 PHI 14 7 44 35 9 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 2 --
2011 PHI 15 7 40 32 8 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2010 PHI 16 3 26 22 4 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2009 PHI 12 10 71 60 11 1.0 -- 6 2 14 7 11 0 0 --
2008 PHI 16 6 61 53 8 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 2
2007 PHI 9 1 20 17 3 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @HOU L 6-17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 JAC W 41-10 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @PHI L 34-37 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 NYG L 14-45 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 SEA L 17-27 1 0 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 @ARI L 20-30 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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