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  • Ravens' Jason Pierre-Paul: Links up with Ravens

    Pierre-Paul signed a one-year contract with the Ravens on Thursday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. Pierre-Paul visited the Ravens on Tuesday after previously checking in with the team back in June. His addition should be a boon to the Ravens' linebacker corps, which has been ravaged by injuries thus far. How soon he'll be ready for game action is still in question, but the 33-year-old figures to play a steady role once he's able to hit the field.
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  • Jason Pierre-Paul: Visits with Ravens

    Pierre-Paul (shoulder) is visiting with Baltimore on Thursday, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports. Pierre-Paul is still recovering from shoulder surgery in February to address an injury that kept him out of the Buccaneers' final three regular-season games in 2021. The 33-year-old is coming off the least productive season of his four-year tenure in Tampa Bay, totaling 31 tackles and 2.5 sacks over 12 games. Despite this disappointing campaign, Pierre-Paul could help provide much-needed pass-rushing depth for Baltimore as the team's starting outside linebackers -- Odafe Oweh and Tyus Bowser -- combined for 12 total sacks during the 2021 season.
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  • Buccaneers' Jason Pierre-Paul: Active Sunday

    Pierre-Paul (personal) is active for Sunday's divisional matchup with the Rams. Pierre-Paul didn't practice at all this week due to a personal matter, but as expected, he'll be available for the game. The veteran pass rusher has struggled this season (2.5 sacks in 12 appearances), but his presence alone should be a big boost to Tampa Bay's defense.
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  • Buccaneers' Jason Pierre-Paul: Will be available Sunday

    Pierre-Paul (shoulder/knee) doesn't carry an injury designation heading into Sunday's wild-card matchup with the Eagles. Despite not practicing Friday, Pierre-Paul has cleared the injury report ahead of Sunday. The veteran missed the final three weeks of the regular season due to a shoulder injury and has logged only a pair of limited practices since Dec. 22.
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  • Buccaneers' Jason Pierre-Paul: Out Week 18

    Pierre-Paul (shoulder) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Panthers, Scott Smith of the Buccaneers' official site reports. Pierre-Paul will miss his third straight game with the shoulder injury to close out the regular season. He hasn't participated at practice since Dec. 22 and will now look toward a return in the playoffs.
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  • Buccaneers' Jason Pierre-Paul: Won't play Week 17

    Pierre-Paul (shoulder) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Jets, Greg Auman of The Athletic reports. Pierre-Paul will miss a second straight game with the shoulder injury that has plagued him for much of the season. The star pass rusher hasn't recorded a sack since notching two against the Bears in Week 7, so maybe some time off will get him right for a playoff run. In his absence, expect rookie Joe Tryon-Shoyinka to once again take on a larger pass-rushing role in Week 17.
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  • Buccaneers' Jason Pierre-Paul: No injury designation

    Pierre-Paul (shoulder/hand) doesn't carry an injury designation for Monday's game against the Giants. Pierre-Paul was a full participant in Thursday's practice but was limited Friday before being held out Saturday. However, the linebacker will be able to play through his injuries once again in Week 11.
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  • Buccaneers' Jason Pierre-Paul: Active against Washington

    Pierre-Paul (shoulder/hand) is active for Sunday's game against Washington, Scott Smith of the Buccaneers' official site reports. Pierre-Paul was listed as questionable in Friday's injury report, but he's been deemed fit to play even though he was unable to practice all week long. Even though he'll be available, expect the veteran linebacker to play through injuries for the foreseeable future.
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  • Buccaneers' Jason Pierre-Paul: Questionable after missed practices

    Pierre-Paul (shoulder/hand) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against Washington. Pierre-Paul has been unable to practice at all this week, and he also has a hand injury listed again in addition to his nagging shoulder injury. His Week 10 status will likely come down to a game-time decision, but unfortunately for JPP, he'll likely be battling these injuries for weeks to come.
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  • Buccaneers' Jason Pierre-Paul: Questionable for Sunday

    Pierre-Paul (shoulder/hand) is listed as questionable on the Bucs' injury report ahead Sunday's contest against the Dolphins, Greg Auman of The Athletic reports. Pierre-Paul will take a designation into the weekend, despite head coach Bruce Arians previously saying that the veteran edge rusher will be available Sunday. Joe Tryon-Shoyinka has played well in Pierre-Paul's absence, but Tampa Bay certainly would like to have the latter back as soon as possible.
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  • Buccaneers' Jason Pierre-Paul: Ruled out for Week 4

    Pierre-Paul (shoulder) has been ruled out for Sunday's contest against the Patriots, Scott Smith of the Buccaneers' official site reports. Pierre-Paul didn't practice Wednesday or Thursday before logging a limited session Friday. He was expected to be a game-time decision, but the Buccaneers will elect to be cautious and sit the veteran for a second straight week. Joe Tryon-Shoyinka will likely continue to see an increased role during Pierre-Paul's absence.
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  • Buccaneers' Jason Pierre-Paul: Unlikely to play Week 4

    Coach Bruce Arians said Monday that he doesn't foresee Pierre-Paul (shoulder) playing Sunday in New England, Greg Auman of The Athletic reports. Pierre-Paul opted to take the advice from team doctors and sit out Week 3, and it appears that he will be sidelined for at least one more week. Joe Tryon-Shoyinka played 49 defensive snaps in his absence against the Rams and totaled two tackles and one pass deflection. If Pierre-Paul does sit out, Tryon will likely see a similar workload again in Week 4.
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  • Buccaneers' Jason Pierre-Paul: Aggressive in spring practices

    Pierre-Paul was "pestering" OLBs coach Larry Foote for more reps during June minicamp, specifically looking to get more snaps in coverage, Carmen Vitali of Buccaneers.com reports. IDP managers won't want to see a star pass rusher dropping back in coverage, but versatility is part of the appeal with Pierre-Paul, who has now found considerable success in both 4-3 and 3-4 defenses. A knee injury limited his practice reps throughout much of last season, but he still managed to play each of Tampa's 20 games in the regular season and postseason, recording 11.5 sacks overall. Pierre-Paul's eager approach to June minicamp suggests he's made a full recovery from minor knee surgery in February.
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  • Buccaneers' Jason Pierre-Paul: Another impactful season

    Pierre-Paul, who compiled three solo tackles and a pass breakup Sunday during the Buccaneers' 31-9 win over the Chiefs in Super Bowl LV, finished the 2020 regular season with 55 tackles (34 solo), 9.5 sacks, two interceptions, four forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries across 16 games. The veteran edger rusher was in as fine a form as ever during the 2020 campaign. He played in every game for the third time in four years while posting his second-best sack tally of the last six seasons, and his four forced fumbles were a career high. Pierre-Paul inked a two-year, $25 million deal with Tampa Bay last offseason, so he seems assured of returning to the fold and playing a prominent role once again in 2021.
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  • Buccaneers' Jason Pierre-Paul: Green light for Super Bowl

    Pierre-Paul (knee) won't carry an injury designation into Sunday's Super Bowl matchup against the Chiefs. Pierre-Paul took the field for just one practice this week, but that's been standard procedure for most of the year. The veteran will be ready for Sunday's game as he seeks the second ring of his career. Pierre-Paul racked up 55 tackles, 9.5 sacks, six pass breakups and four forced fumbles over 16 regular-season games, and he tacked on another two sacks in the postseason.
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  • Buccaneers' Jason Pierre-Paul: Ready to rock

    Pierre-Paul (knee) is not listed with an injury designation for Sunday's NFC divisional-round game against the Saints. Pierre-Paul had his practice reps heavily managed this week, as he missed all three of Tampa Bay's sessions, but it appears as though he was simply receiving routine rest to account for his knee injury. The veteran pass rusher managed 9.5 sacks during the regular season, and his ability to provide pressure will be vital for the Buccaneers' defense versus Drew Brees and the Saints' excellent O-line.
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  • Buccaneers' Jason Pierre-Paul: Ready to face Washington

    Pierre-Paul (knee) does not carry an injury designation for Saturday's wild-card matchup in Washington. Pierre-Paul received his customarily capped practice reps to begin the week before logging a limited session Thursday, but there was never any real doubt about the veteran pass rusher's availability. He'll look to provide pressure against either Alex Smith (calf) or Taylor Heinicke.
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  • Buccaneers' Jason Pierre-Paul: Assumes spot on injury report

    Pierre-Paul (knee) was listed as a non-participant on Tuesday's practice estimate, Greg Auman of The Athletic reports. Pierre-Paul is consistently limited or absent altogether for the first practice to start the week. The veteran linebacker didn't miss a game in the regular season, racking up 55 tackles, 9.5 sacks, six pass breakups and two interceptions. Barring a setback, Pierre-Paul should be available for Saturday's wild-card matchup against Washington.
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  • Buccaneers' Jason Pierre-Paul: Limited to start week

    Pierre-Paul (knee) was limited in practice Wednesday. Pierre-Paul's typical maintenance schedule involves starting the week with limited practice reps, so there's not yet any reason for abundant concern regarding his Week 17 availability. The veteran pass rusher hasn't missed a game this season.
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  • Buccaneers' Jason Pierre-Paul: Limited again

    Pierre-Paul (knee) was a limited participant in Thursday's practice. Pierre-Paul has now logged back-to-back limited sessions to begin the week, correcting an initial report which stated that he sat out entirely Wednesday. In any case, the Buccaneers have regularly managed Pierre-Paul's practice reps this season, so there's not yet any reason to worry about his Week 15 availability.
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