Linval Joseph

#98 DL / L.A. Chargers / EXP: 12YRS Height: 6-4 Weight: 329 lb Age: 33 College: East Carolina Bye 7,19,20

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    Chargers' Linval Joseph: Activated from COVID-19 list

    Linval Joseph (illness) was activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list Wednesday, Daniel Popper of The Athletic reports.Joseph was forced to miss three consecutive games after he tested positive for COVID-19 in November. However, he'll be able to return Sunday against the Giants and should reclaim his starting role.

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    Chargers' Linval Joseph: Unavailable Sunday

    Linval Joseph (illness) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Bengals, Gilbert Manzano of The Orange County Register reports.Joseph will remain on the reserve/COVID-19 list for a third straight week after he tested positive for the virus. His next chance to return will be Dec. 12 against the Giants.

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    Chargers' Linval Joseph: Tests positive for COVID-19

    Coach Brandon Staley confirmed that Linval Joseph tested positive for COVID-19, Gilbert Manzano of The Orange County Register reports.Joseph's positive test will make him the third Los Angeles Chargers defensive lineman to be placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list alongside Jerry Tillery (illness) and Christian Covington (illness). Joseph is reportedly unvaccinated according to Joe Reedy of the Associated Press, which would cause the veteran defensive tackle to miss this Sunday's matchup against the division-rival Broncos. Backup Breiden Fehoko should be in line to start once again after seeing the majority of the snaps at defensive tackle with Joseph out last Sunday.

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    Chargers' Linval Joseph: Officially out Sunday

    Linval Joseph (shoulder) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against Pittsburgh.Joseph was considered doubtful ahead of Sunday's primetime matchup, so his status doesn't come as a surprise. Forrest Merrill and Andrew Brown could see additional playing time against the Steelers.

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    Chargers' Linval Joseph: Unlikely to play Sunday

    Linval Joseph (shoulder) is doubtful for Sunday's game against the Steelers.Joseph has been unable to practice this week, and he'll likely be sidelined by his shoulder injury Sunday. If he's unable to suit up, Breiden Fehoko could see increased playing time on the Los Angeles Chargers' defensive line.

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    Chargers' Linval Joseph: Misses week's first practice

    Linval Joseph (shoulder) did not practice Wednesday.It is not known precisely how or when Joseph picked up the injury, but it presumably occurred in the Week 10 loss to the Vikings. The 33-year-old still has a couple more practices to show he can go Sunday, but if he can't, Christian Covington and Justin Jones would be in line for more work.

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    Chargers' Linval Joseph: Tallies nine tackles

    Linval Joseph recorded nine tackles (eight solo) along with 1.5 tackles for loss in the Los Angeles Chargers 27-24 win over the Eagles on Sunday.Joseph was a dominant force in the win, finishing with his best numbers all season. Statistically, the Chargers have the worst run defense in the NFL, and teams have been able to run on them at will, however, Joseph's possible emergence as the primary run stopper should be seen as a positive sign for the Chargers.

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    Chargers' Linval Joseph: Records eight tackles

    Linval Joseph had eight tackles (three solo) during Sunday's 30-24 win over the Chiefs.It's the first time since 2018 the veteran defensive tackle tallied at least eight tackles, and he did so Sunday while playing only 39 of 79 defensive snaps. The 32-year-old isn't on the IDP radar and remains a much more valuable player on the field than for fantasy purpoes.

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    Chargers' Linval Joseph: Headed to Chargers

    The Los Angeles Chargers agreed Wednesday with Linval Joseph on a two-year, $17 million contract that includes another $2 million in incentives, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports.The two-time Pro Bowler logged 44 tackles, three sacks and a forced fumble in 13 games for the Vikings in 2019. The 31-year-old Joseph will provide the Chargers' defensive line with a nice boost at nose tackle.

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    Linval Joseph: Let go by Vikings

    The Vikings have terminated Linval Joseph's contract, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.The team also terminated the contract of Xavier Rhodes on Friday, with the moves combining to free up more than $18.5 million worth of salary cap room. Joseph, who had signed a five-year, $50 million extension with Minnesota in 2017, is coming off a 2019 campaign in which he recorded 44 tackles, three sacks and a forced fumble in 13 games. The 31-year-old defensive tackle is a two-time Pro Bowler.

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