Olivier Vernon

#54 DL / N.Y. Giants / EXP: 6YRS Height: 6-2 Weight: 262 lb Age: 27 College: Miami (Fla.) Bye 8

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  • Vernon is questionable to return to Sunday's game against the Chiefs with a shoulder injury, Ralph Vacchiano of SportsNet New York reports. The Giants can ill afford to be without Vernon with middle linebacker B.J. Goodson (ankle) already inactive Sunday. Kerry Wynn and Avery Moss are likely to step in at defensive end if he cannot return.

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  • Giants' Olivier Vernon: Notches pick in return
    By RotoWire Staff

    Vernon recorded his first interception of the season in Sunday's loss to the 49ers. Vernon was making his return following a four-game absence due to an ankle injury. He also recorded four tackles (three solo) to go along with third quarter pick. The 27-year-old saw a healthy workload in his return, playing 54 of a potential 61 defensive snaps.

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  • Vernon (ankle) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the 49ers, Art Stapleton of The Bergen Record reports. Vernon has missed the last four games and has often been ruled out by Friday of each week, so the questionable designation bodes well for his return. The sixth-year pro accrued 13 tackles (seven solo) -- including two sacks -- in his first four games this season, and he will have an opportunity to pressure rookie QB C.J. Beathard on Sunday if he's healthy.

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  • Giants' Olivier Vernon: SIts out practice Thursday
    By RotoWire Staff

    Vernon (ankle) didn't participate in Thursday's practice. Vernon was limited in the Giants' first practice of the week a day earlier, but his lack of involvement in Thursday's session could indicate that he's trending in the wrong direction as Sunday's game against the Seahawks approaches. The Giants will wait and see what Vernon can do at Friday's practice before shedding more light on the defensive end's status heading into the weekend.

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  • Giants' Olivier Vernon: Officially ruled out Sunday
    By RotoWire Staff

    Vernon (ankle) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Chargers, Kimberly Jones of NFL Network Vernon will miss the first game of his six-year NFL career after the injury, which he suffered in the Week 4 loss to the Buccaneers, prevented him from practicing this week. With Vernon out of the mix, it's expected that Kerry Wynn and Romeo Okwara will compete for snaps at the defensive end spot opposite Jason Pierre-Paul (shoulder).

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