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Top Darqueze Dennard News

  • 49ers' Darqueze Dennard: Lands with San Francisco

    Dennard agreed to a one-year contract with the 49ers on Friday, Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.

    Dennard played on special teams during the 49ers' divisional-round win over the Packers in 2021, and he'll now land a deal with the team ahead of the 2022 campaign. The 30-year-old appeared in three games between the Giants and 49ers last year and totaled four tackles (three solo).

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  • Darqueze Dennard: Signs with Giants' practice squad

    The Giants signed Dennard to their practice squad Wednesday, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.

    After spending time earlier in the season with the Colts' practice squad, Dennard will now head to New York to fill an emergency reserve option at cornerback. Expect the defensive back to stay with the practice squad barring any injuries to the Giants' starting secondary.

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  • Darqueze Dennard: Gets practice squad chance

    The Colts signed Dennard to the practice squad Wednesday, Kevin Bowen of 107.5 The Fan reports.

    Dennard is a former first-round pick with plenty of experience. He makes for an ideal emergency reserve option at cornerback.

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  • Darqueze Dennard: Checks in with Baltimore

    Dennard (undisclosed) had a workout with the Ravens on Tuesday, Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports.

    Dennard was waived off Arizona's injured reserve in early September but now appears to be healthy. The veteran cornerback was limited to eight games with Atlanta last season due to injury and remains in search of a new team.

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  • Darqueze Dennard: Reaches injury settlement

    The Cardinals waived Dennard (undisclosed) from injured reserve with an injury settlement Thursday, independent NFL journalist Aaron Wilson reports.

    Dennard will now be eligible to sign another contract once he's healthy, but he'll need to wait at least three weeks if he wants to re-sign with the Cardinals. The 2014 first-round pick has played just 17 games over the last two seasons, recording 73 tackles, 10 pass breakups and an interception.

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  • Cardinals' Darqueze Dennard: Done for the season

    The Cardinals placed Dennard (undisclosed) on injured reserve Monday, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.

    The transaction's timing brings an end to Dennard's 2021 season, barring an injury settlement. The nature of the veteran cornerback's injury remains undisclosed, but the fact that he's sidelined would seem to thrust rookie Marco Wilson into a larger backup role. Dennard only logged eight appearances in Atlanta last season before suffering a quadriceps injury.

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  • Cardinals' Darqueze Dennard: Signed by Arizona

    Dennard signed a one-year contract with the Cardinals on Thursday.

    Dennard played in just eight games with the Falcons before missing the remainder of the 2020 season with a quadriceps injury. The 29-year-old will join his second team in as many years after spending his first six campaigns with the Bengals.

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  • Falcons' Darqueze Dennard: Could remain in Atlanta

    The Falcons could prioritize retaining Dennard (quadriceps) this offseason, D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

    Dennard was a pillar of Atlanta's secondary when healthy in 2020, but it's fair to say that injury concerns have been consistent for the veteran cornerback recently. He was only able to suit up for eight games with the Falcons in 2020 before a quadriceps injury prematurely ended his year, and he only managed nine appearances with the Bengals the season prior. Factoring in that medical history, Dennard could be motivated to agree to a team-friendly deal with the Falcons this offseason.

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  • Falcons' Darqueze Dennard: Won't return in Week 17

    Dennard (quadriceps) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Buccaneers, Will McFadden of AtlantaFalcons.com reports.

    Dennard was unable to practice in any capacity throughout the week and will miss the Falcons' season finale as a result. His 2020 campaign comes to an end with 36 tackles (28 solo), five passes defensed and one interception in eight games.

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  • Falcons' Darqueze Dennard: Misses another practice

    Dennard (quadriceps) was listed as a non-participant on Thursday's estimated injury report, Jason Butt of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

    The veteran defensive back appears to be in jeopardy of sitting out a third consecutive game, having missed back-to-back practice sessions to kick off the week. Dennard has yet to demonstrate any progress towards a Week 17 activation, as he remains without even a limited practice appearance since Dec. 16. A positive COVID-19 test within the organization kept the Falcons from practicing Thursday. Should Atlanta return to in-person activities Friday, Dennard's status for the regular-season finale in Tampa Bay may become more clear.

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  • Falcons' Darqueze Dennard: Remains sidelined by quad injury

    Dennard (quadriceps) didn't practice Wednesday, Jason Butt of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

    Dennard has missed the past two games due to this injury, and it looks like he could be tracking toward a third consecutive absence. The starting cornerback's absence would create additional opportunities for Tom Brady and the high-powered Tampa Bay passing attack in the regular season finale, though Dennard will have two more opportunities to return to practice this week and show progress in his recovery.

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  • Falcons' Darqueze Dennard: Not available Week 16

    The Falcons ruled Dennard (quadriceps) out for Sunday's game against the Chiefs, D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

    Dennard wasn't able to practice in any capacity this week while battling the injury, making it unsurprising that he'll remain sidelined for a second straight game. Given that the Falcons have little on the line for their season finale at Tampa Bay on Jan. 3, Dennard could have a tough time gaining clearance to play unless he resumes practicing fully at some point next week.

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  • Falcons' Darqueze Dennard: Misses Wednesday's practice

    Dennard (quadricep) did not practice Wednesday, Will McFadden of the Falcons' official site reports.

    Dennard's quad injury forced him to miss last weekend's loss to the Buccaneers, and it would appear that he's trending in the wrong direction for Sunday's upcoming road game against the Chiefs. If the starting cornerback is forced to miss another game, Isaiah Oliver, Kendall Sheffield and Blidi Wreh-Wilson will once again all be candidates to handle increased roles.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 5-11, 202 lbs
Birthplace: Dry Branch, GA
Age: 30
School: Michigan St.
Experience: 8