DeForest Buckner

#99 DL / Indianapolis Colts / EXP: 6YRS Height: 6-7 Weight: 295 lb Age: 27 College: Oregon Bye 14

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    Colts' DeForest Buckner: Ready to face Buffalo

    DeForest Buckner is listed as active for Saturday's game against Buffalo.While Buckner's status was previously unknown due to an ankle injury suffered in mid-December, the defensive tackle will suit up for Saturday's wild-card matchup. The 26-year-old posted 58 tackles (37 solo), 9.5 sacks and two forced fumbles in the regular season.

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    Colts' DeForest Buckner: Officially questionable

    DeForest Buckner (ankle) is questionable for Saturday's wild-card matchup in Buffalo, Andrew Walker of the Indianapolis Colts' official site reports.Buckner hasn't yet missed a single game due to the ankle injury that's plagued him since mid-December, and he'll no doubt do everything in his power to suit up for Indianapolis' first playoff tilt. The starting defensive tackle began the week with back-to-back missed practices but managed to log a limited session Thursday.

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    Colts' DeForest Buckner: Non-participant at walkthrough

    DeForest Buckner (ankle) was a non-participant on the Indianapolis Colts' estimated injury report Tuesday.The 26-year-old has battled the ankle issue over the past few weeks but has yet to miss a game due to the injury. Buckner should be on track to play Saturday at Buffalo if he can return to practice in the next couple days.

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    Colts' DeForest Buckner: Misses practice to start week

    DeForest Buckner (ankle) did not practice Wednesday.Buckner has played through his lingering ankle injury in back-to-back games, so as long as he's able to resume practicing Thursday or Friday he should have a good shot to suit up Week 17. Through 14 games this season, Bucker has already notched 7.5 sacks.

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    Colts' DeForest Buckner: Ready for Sunday

    DeForest Buckner (ankle) doesn't have an injury designation for Sunday's game against the Steelers.The 26-year-old missed the first practice of the week due to the ankle issue, but he showed enough as a limited participant Thursday and Friday to avoid the questionable tag. Buckner had three sacks despite playing only 51 percent of the defensive snaps last week against the Texans.

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    Colts' DeForest Buckner: Misses practice with ankle injury

    DeForest Buckner (ankle) didn't practice Wednesday.Buckner's the reigning AFC Defensive Player of the Week for his three-sack effort against Houston, but he may have picked up an ankle injury at some point during that dominant performance. It's also possible he's getting more of a load management day after a busy Sunday, so Buckner's participation, or lack thereof, in practice Thursday and Friday should help paint a clearer picture regarding his availability for Sunday's matchup with the reeling Steelers.

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    Colts' DeForest Buckner: Explodes for three sacks vs. Texans

    DeForest Buckner had four tackles (three solo), three sacks and one forced fumble during Sunday's 27-20 win over the Texans.Buckner set a new single-game career high with three sacks, one of which created a key takeaway from Deshaun Watson in the first quarter of Sunday's divisional win. The 26-year-old earned AFC Defensive Player of the Week honors for his performance, small recompense to make up for being a Pro Bowl snub. Through 13 games in his first season with the Indianapolis Colts, Buckner has 52 tackles (33 solo), 7.5 sacks, one defended pass and a pair of forced fumbles.

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    Colts' DeForest Buckner: Gearing up Sunday

    DeForest Buckner (ankle) is active for Sunday's game versus the Texans.Buckner shook off the injury that held him back during the practice week. The 26-year-old will start at defensive tackle, aiming to pressure Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson and slow down running back David Johnson. Through 12 games this season, Buckner has produced 48 tackles, 4.5 sacks, a pass breakup and a forced fumble.

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    Colts' DeForest Buckner: Questionable for Sunday

    DeForest Buckner (ankle) is questionable for Sunday's game versus the Texans, Joel A. Erickson of The Indianapolis Star reports.Buckner surfaced as a limited participant on the injury report Thursday. The 26-year-old defensive tackle downgraded to non-participation Friday, signaling that he's trending in the wrong direction for the Week 15 divisional bout. Due to a stint on the COVID-19 list this season, Buckner missed his first game in four years, but he otherwise rarely sits out. If that trend breaks, Tyquan Lewis and Taylor Stallworth will both see significant increases in playing time.

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    Colts' DeForest Buckner: Pops up on injury report

    DeForest Buckner (ankle) was a limited participant during Thursday's practice.The specifics of the ankle injury remain unclear, but it's certainly not a good sign that Buckner was an add to the injury report Thursday. The Oregon product has been strong in a starting role this season, racking up 48 tackles (30 solo), 4.5 sacks and a forced fumble through 12 games. If Buckner were to miss Sunday's game against Houston, both Tyquan Lewis and Taylor Stallworth would be in line for an uptick in snaps.

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