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Jordan Scarlett: Off Miami's practice squad
Scarlett has been cut from the Dolphins' practice squad, Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reports.
Following the move, Miami's 53-man roster includes fellow running backs Myles Gaskin, Malcolm Brown and Salvon Ahmed. Scarlett, a 2019 fifth-rounder, logged four carries for nine yards in nine games during his rookie season with Carolina, but didn't suit up for any NFL regular-season action in 2020.... See More ... See Less
Jordan Scarlett: Inked to practice squad
The Dolphins signed Scarlett to the practice squad Thursday, David Furones of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports.
Scarlett spent the offseason with Miami, and he will get a chance to continue developing with the team as a member of the practice squad. Running backs Patrick Laird and Gerrid Doaks were also inked to the scout team.... See More ... See Less
Jordan Scarlett: Waived by Miami
The Dolphins waived Scarlett on Monday.
Scarlett's only NFL regular-season action came in 2019 for the Panthers, when he appeared in nine games and registered four carries for nine yards. The 25-year-old spent the majority of last season on the Lions' practice squad and will likely have to settle for a similar role for the 2021 campaign.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' Jordan Scarlett: Links with Dolphins
The Dolphins signed Scarlett to a reserve/future contract Monday, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.
Scarlett didn't appear in a regular-season game in 2020, but he did spend time on the Lions' practice squad. The former Florida Gators standout will now get an opportunity to compete for a depth role with Miami this offseason.... See More ... See Less
Jordan Scarlett: Joins Lions' practice squad
Detroit signed Scarlett to the practice squad Wednesday.
The Lions cut running back Dalyn Dawkins from the practice squad in a corresponding move. Scarlett appeared in nine games with the Panthers as a rookie last year, but he only touched the ball four times on offense. He'll work to develop in Detroit.... See More ... See Less
Jordan Scarlett: Waived by Carolina
The Panthers have waived Scarlett, Myles Simmons of the team's official site reports.
In a corresponding move, the team added kicker/punter ﻿Kaare Vedvik﻿, costing Scarlett his roster spot. It remains to be seen if he resurfaces with the Panthers at a later date, but the 2019 fifth-rounder was limited to just four carries in nine games as a rookie last season.... See More ... See Less
Panthers' Jordan Scarlett: May contribute in 2020
Running backs coach Jeff Nixon said earlier this month that he expects Scarlett (knee/ankle) to compete for secondary reps behind starting running back Christian McCaffrey during training camp, Myles Simmons of the Panthers' official site reports.
The 24-year-old had only four carries across nine games as a rookie in 2019 before landing on injured reserve with knee and ankle issues, but his new position coach still likes his potential. Scarlett, a fifth-round pick last year, will likely have some ground to make up on Reggie Bonnafon if he's to have a realistic chance of earning the No. 2 job behind McCaffrey.... See More ... See Less
Panthers' Jordan Scarlett: Sent to IR
The Panthers placed Scarlett (knee/ankle) on injured reserve Friday, Max Henson of the team's official site reports.
The fifth-round rookie finishes his inaugural season with seven snaps on offense and 113 on special teams, taking four carries for nine yards. Reggie Bonnafon won the preseason competition for the No. 2 spot at running back, but Scarlett should return in 2020 to compete for that same role. It isn't clear if either his knee or ankle injury is considered severe. Whatever the case, Mike Davis will step in on special teams while also serving as the No. 3 running back.... See More ... See Less
Panthers' Jordan Scarlett: Ruled out for Week 13
Scarlett (knee/ankle) is ruled out for Sunday's game against Washington, Bill Voth of the Panthers' official site reports.
Scarlett suffered a knee injury during Week 12's game against the Saints, and he isn't yet ready to retake the field. In his absence, Reggie Bonnafon and Mike Davis will serve as the backups to star running back Christian McCaffery.... See More ... See Less
Panthers' Jordan Scarlett: Dealing with two injuries
Scarlett (knee/ankle) didn't practice Wednesday, Jourdan Rodrigue of The Athletic reports.
Scarlett exited this past Sunday's game against the Saints with a knee injury and didn't return. It's concerning that he's listed as DNP to start the practice week, but his potential absence for Sunday's game against the Redskins would mainly affect special teams and depth behind Christian McCaffrey.... See More ... See Less
Panthers' Jordan Scarlett: Tweaks knee
Scarlett (knee) is questionable to return to Sunday's game against the Saints, Bill Voth of the Panthers' official site reports.
The injury occurred on special teams as Scarlett isn't an offensive regular. With Scarlett's departure, Reggie Bonnafon is the only healthy running back behind starter Christian McCaffrey.... See More ... See Less
Panthers' Jordan Scarlett: Done for rest of game
Scarlett (knee) is ruled out for the remainder of Sunday's game against the Saints, Max Henson of the Panthers' official site reports.
It didn't take long for Scarlett to go from questionable to out, so his practice status will likely be monitored over the upcoming week. Reggie Bonnafon is now the only backup to bell cow Christian McCaffrey.... See More ... See Less
Panthers' Jordan Scarlett: Gets late carries
Scarlett rushed four times for nine yards in Sunday's 51-13 loss to the 49ers.
Scarlett's carries all came on Carolina's final offensive drive when the game result was already long past being decided. The rookie played only those four snaps on offense, trailing fellow tailback Reggie Bonnafon's 12, as both continue to be used very sparingly behind superstar Christian McCaffrey.... See More ... See Less
Panthers' Jordan Scarlett: No offensive snaps in debut
Scarlett did not feature on any offensive snaps in Sunday's 30-27 loss to the Rams.
Scarlett got on the field for five plays on special teams but watched Christian McCaffrey for all 67 of Carolina's offensive snaps. Although the Panthers hope to be more judicious with McCaffrey's workload over the course of this season, Week 1 didn't offer Scarlett, the team's rookie fifth-rounder, any opportunities to spell the superstar.... See More ... See Less
Panthers' Jordan Scarlett: In backup mix
Following the release of Cameron Artis-Payne, Scarlett is now in the mix to serve as Christian McCaffrey's top backup, ESPN's David Newton reports.
The Panthers' posted depth chart lists Reggie Bonnafon and Scarlett, in that order, behind McCaffrey. As a result, in the absence of any veteran additions, both Bonnafon and Scarlett -- a 2019 fifth-rounder -- are now just one injury away (to McCaffrey) from both added opportunities and fantasy consideration.... See More ... See Less
Panthers' Jordan Scarlett: Scores in preseason finale
Scarlett rushed 11 times for 22 yards, and caught all three of his targets for 25 yards and a touchdown in Thursday night's 25-19 preseason win over the Steelers.
Scarlett entered the game on Carolina's second offensive series, featuring behind veteran Cameron Artis-Payne. Although Scarlett didn't get much going on the ground, his eight-yard touchdown reception in the third quarter helped him clinch a better performance than Artis-Payne, who finished with 10 yards on three touches. At worst, Scarlett will begin his rookie season as the Panthers' No. 3 tailback, but it wouldn't be surprising if he's deemed Christian McCaffrey's backup before long.... See More ... See Less
Panthers' Jordan Scarlett: Leads Carolina in carries
Scarlett rushed 10 times for 24 yards and caught his only target for eight yards in Thursday night's 10-3 preseason loss to the Patriots.
Scarlett entered the contest after Christian McCaffrey, adding confidence to his prospects of serving as Carolina's top backup this season. Although the rookie fifth-rounder didn't produce all that much, his involvement should surely have fellow tailbacks Cameron Artis-Payne and Elijah Holyfield on alert ahead of the regular season roster cut down, especially considering those two combined to play one offensive snap Thursday.... See More ... See Less
Panthers' Jordan Scarlett: Picks up 49 yards
Scarlett rushed for 35 yards on eight carries and added a 14-yard catch during Friday's 27-14 loss to Buffalo.
Scarlett entered the game in the second quarter in relief of Cameron Artis-Payne and did a solid job of moving the chains on the way toward a pair of second-quarter field goals. Scarlett seems -- on the outset -- like the perfect foil for Christian McCaffrey, a powerful early-down back who can take some of the hits for Carolina's superstars. In practice, McCaffrey carried the ball for 52.6% of Carolina's attempts in 2018, with Cam Newton running for another 24.3%. Surely, the goal is going to be to limit Newton's carries, but will it be enough for Scarlett to be much of a factor?... See More ... See Less
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