Steven Daniels
Free agent
Personal information
Born: (1992-12-12) December 12, 1992 (age 27)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High school:St. Xavier
(Cincinnati, Ohio)
Worcester Academy
(Worcester, Massachusetts)
College:Boston College
NFL Draft:2016 / Round: 7 / Pick: 232
Career history
* Washington Redskins ( 2016)
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
* First-team All-ACC (2015)
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

Steven Wayne Daniels (born December 12, 1992) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Boston College, and was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the seventh round of the 2016 NFL Draft.[1]

Daniels graduated from St. Xavier High School in Cincinnati in 2011,[2] then completed a postgraduate year at Worcester Academy[3] before attending Boston College. As a senior at Boston College he earned first-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference honors from ACC coaches.[4]

Professional careerEdit

Washington RedskinsEdit

The Washington Redskins selected Daniels with 232nd overall pick of the 2016 NFL Draft.[5][6] Daniels suffered a torn labrum during the team's training camp in August 2016, requiring surgery and prematurely ending his rookie season.[7] On May 2, 2017, Daniels was waived by the team.[8]

Philadelphia EaglesEdit

On May 3, 2017, Daniels was claimed off waivers by the Philadelphia Eagles.[9] He was waived by the Eagles on June 1, 2017, but re-signed with them on a three-year contract on July 26.[10][11] He was waived again on August 12, 2017.[12]

New York GiantsEdit

On August 15, 2017, Daniels was signed by the New York Giants.[13] He was waived on September 1, 2017.[14]


  1. Jones, Mike. "NFL draft: Redskins take linebacker Steven Daniels and running back Keith Marshall". Retrieved May 4, 2016.
  2. "News from the Long Blue Line". St. Xavier High School Magazine (St. Xavier High School): 20–23. Summer 2016.
  3. Brown, Roger (September 27, 2011). "LB Steven Daniels thinking things over". Roger Brown Recruiting Blog ( Retrieved July 31, 2016.
  4. "2015 Football Coaches' Awards, All-ACC Team Announced". Atlantic Coast Conference. December 9, 2015. Retrieved August 14, 2016.
  5. "2016 NFL Draft Listing" (in en).
  6. Jones, Mike. "NFL draft: Redskins take linebacker Steven Daniels and running back Keith Marshall". Retrieved May 4, 2016.
  7. Czarda, Stephen (August 5, 2016). "Steven Daniels Suffers Reported Torn Labrum, Surgery Possible". Retrieved August 6, 2016.
  8. "05/02: Redskins Make Roster Moves". May 2, 2017.
  9. Zangaro, Dave. "Eagles claim former Washington LB Steven Daniels". Retrieved May 3, 2017.
  10. McPherson, Chris (June 1, 2017). "Roster Move: LB Steven Daniels Waived".
  11. McPherson, Chris. "Eagles Waive DE Marcus Smith And Sign LB Steven Daniels". Retrieved July 26, 2017.
  12. Gowton, Brandon Lee (August 12, 2017). "Eagles sign a wide receiver, cut a linebacker".
  13. Alper, Josh (August 15, 2017). "Giants sign Steven Daniels, activate two from PUP list".
  14. Eisen, Michael (September 1, 2017). "New York Giants make first round of roster cuts".

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