Last Monday night, Washington Redskins cornerback FRED SMOOT became the fifth NFL rookie since 1990 to record an interception in each of his first two games. This Sunday against Kansas City, Smoot can become the first player since TERRY JACKSON and JOHN ANDERSON in 1978 to make an interception in his first three games.
Jackson accomplished the feat in each of his first four games. Following are the five rookies since 1990 with an interception in each of their first two games:
ROOKIE TEAM YEAR
Fred Smoot Washington Redskins 2001
Carlton Gray Seattle Seahawks 1993
Darren Perry Pittsburgh Steelers 1992
Selwyn Jones Cleveland Browns 1992
Aeneas Williams Phoenix Cardinals 1991