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Bears' Margus Hunt: Two stops in finale
Hunt tallied two stops in the Bears' 31-17 Week 18 loss to the Vikings, and he ended the season with 14 tackles in 10 games.
Hunt played in a rotational role for the Bears over the last seven games of the season, but he averaged fewer than 1.5 tackles per game while not recording a sack. He'll be an unrestricted free agent this offseason, but he's recorded just one sack since 2018 as he goes into his age-35 season. It's unlikely he'll be a significant factor in 2022 IDP leagues.... See More ... See Less
Bears' Margus Hunt: Signs to active roster
Hunt was signed to the Bears' active roster Tuesday.
Hunt has appeared in three games this season, playing a total of 33 snaps on defense and recording four tackles (two solo). The nine-year veteran was drafted by the Bengals in the second-round of the 2013 NFL Draft and has also spent time with the Colts and Saints.... See More ... See Less
Margus Hunt: Reverts back to practice squad
Hunt reverted to the Bears' practice squad Monday, according to the NFL transactions log.
Hunt was promoted from the practice squad to the active roster prior to Sunday's Week 3 loss to the Browns. He contributed three tackles and one tackle for loss while working primarily on special teams but also along the team's defensive line. Hunt has been active for each of the team's last two games, so he'll need to be signed to the active roster before taking the field for the Bears in another game this season.... See More ... See Less
Bears' Margus Hunt: Elevated to active roster
The Bears elevated Hunt from their practice squad Saturday, Kevin Fishbain of The Athletic reports.
The Bears will be without Eddie Goldman (knee) for the third consecutive game, while Bilal Nichols (back) is listed as questionable. Angelo Blackson has seen an increased role during Goldman's absence, but the Bears elected to elevate Hunt for depth with so many injuries along their defensive line.... See More ... See Less
Cardinals' Margus Hunt: Signed by Arizona
Hunt signed a contract with the Cardinals on Tuesday.
The veteran defensive tackle has bounced around the league the past several years, logging stints with the Saints, Bengals and Colts. However, in New Orleans last season he only played in four games, logging three tackles across 94 defensive snaps.... See More ... See Less
Bengals' Margus Hunt: Good to go Sunday
Hunt (illness) is active for Sunday's game versus Washington, Marisa Contipelli of the Bengals' official site reports.
Hunt was activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list Friday, but the Bengals listed him as questionable because of questions about his conditioning. The veteran defensive tackle has been given the green light, however, and he'll return to action Sunday. Hunt has recorded three tackles through six games between Cincinnati and New Orleans this year.... See More ... See Less
Bengals' Margus Hunt: Back from COVID list
Hunt (illness) was activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list Friday and is questionable for Sunday's game versus the Football Team, Jay Morrison of The Athletic reports.
While Hunt is eligible to play immediately, he's missed the last two weeks of practice and may need more conditioning before playing in a game, hence the questionable tag. Before being placed on the list, Hunt made one start at defensive tackle through the six games in which he was active.... See More ... See Less
Bengals' Margus Hunt: Shifts to COVID-19 list
The Bengals placed Hunt on the reserve/COVID-19 list Monday, per the NFL's official transaction log.
Hunt has either tested positive for the virus or come into close contact with an infected person. If it's the latter, he'll have an opportunity to clear the league's COVID-19 protocols and play in Sunday's game against the Steelers.... See More ... See Less
Bengals' Margus Hunt: Links up with Cincy
Hunt signed a contract with the Bengals on Monday.
The 33-year-old was released by the Saints last week and now has a new home with the Bengals. Hunt appeared in four games before being let by New Orleans, totaling three tackles while playing a rotational role at defensive tackle. He should fill a similar in Cincinnati.... See More ... See Less
Margus Hunt: Cut loose by New Orleans
The Saints released Hunt on Monday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.
Hunt played in four games with the Saints and recorded three tackles, but he was let go just hours before the team's Week 5 matchup against the Chargers. The veteran defensive tackle added depth, but the team appears comfortable with David Onyemata and Shy Tuttle behind Malcom Brown and Sheldon Rankins (hand).... See More ... See Less
Saints' Margus Hunt: Promoted to active roster
The Saints promoted Hunt to the active roster Saturday, Mike Triplett of ESPN.com reports.
Hunt has suited up in each of the first two games, logging 30 and 48 percent of the snap shares, respectively. The defensive tackle could have a lot on his plate again in facing Aaron Jones, who rushed for 168 yards and two scores in Week 2 against the Lions.... See More ... See Less
Margus Hunt: Reverts to practice squad
Hunt reverted to the Saints' practice squad Tuesday, Amie Just of NOLA.com reports.
Hunt was promoted to New Orleans' active roster for Week 2 but will now return to the practice squad. Depending on injuries, the defensive tackle could find himself back on the 53-man squad at some point this season.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Margus Hunt: Promoted for Week 2
Hunt was promoted to the Saints' active roster from the practice squad Monday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.
Hunt served as an extra player from the practice squad in Week 1 and will do so again Monday in Las Vegas. Hunt had one tackle in 21 defensive snaps and also blocked a field goal last week.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Margus Hunt: Promoted to active roster
Hunt was added to the Saints' active roster Saturday, Amie Just of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.
Hunt was cut from the Saints' roster late in training camp but now joins the active roster ahead of Week 1 against the Buccaneers. He managed 17 tackles in 16 contests as a member of the Colts in 2019.... See More ... See Less
Margus Hunt: Fails to make roster
The Saints cut Hunt from the roster Saturday, Nick Underhill of NewOrleans.Football reports.
Hunt earned a contract with the Saints this offseason after he accumulated 17 tackles (14 solo) across 16 games for the Colts last season. Hunt likely won't be a free agent long, as he could be brought back by the Saints should injuries occur or land on the practice squad.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Margus Hunt: Lands in Big Easy
Hunt signed a contract with the Saints on Thursday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Hunt spent the last three years in Indianapolis, where he appeared in 47 games (25 starts). The 32-year-old now stands to bolster the interior of the Saints' defensive line, though he also has the versatility to play defensive end in a pinch.... See More ... See Less
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