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Top Anthony Chickillo News

  • Anthony Chickillo: Retiring from football

    Chickillo announced Sunday he is retiring from football, Brian Batko of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

    Chickillo spent the majority of his career in Pittsburgh but played his final season in Denver, where he recorded 11 tackles, a sack and a pass breakup over 11 games. It's unclear what prompted his immediate retirement, but it's worth noting he was not signed as of Sunday and may have just opted to start a new career.

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  • Broncos' Anthony Chickillo: Won't play in finale

    Chickillo (ribs) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Raiders, Mike Klis of 9News Denver reports.

    Chickillo was capable of suiting up for a trio of limited practice sessions this week, but he's ultimately been unable to gain clearance for the Broncos' 2020 finale. The 28-year-old closes out his sixth pro campaign with 11 tackles, one pass deflection and a sack over 11 game appearances.

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  • Broncos' Anthony Chickillo: Inks deal with Denver

    Chickillo signed with the Broncos on Thursday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

    Chickillo will add depth to a linebacker group that already has two players -- Justin Strnad (wrist) and Von Miller (ankle) -- on injured reserve. Fellow reserve option Mark Barron is also dealing with a hamstring injury. While Chickillo was unable to make the Saints' final roster, he's a five-year veteran that has appeared in 65 games with the Steelers, accumulating 97 combined tackles and 7.5 sacks over that span.

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  • Anthony Chickillo: Doesn't make the cut

    Chickillo was released by the Saints on Saturday, Amie Just of Nola.com reports.

    Chickillo's release isn't a shock, as the addition of rookie Zack Baun left no room for him on the roster. After five years with Pittsburgh and a short stay in New Orleans, he'll look for a new home.

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  • Saints' Anthony Chickillo: Gets one-year deal in Big Easy

    Chickillo agreed to terms on a one-year contract with the Saints on Thursday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

    Chickillo has spent all five seasons of his career to date playing a rotational role in Pittsburgh's linebacker corps, and he'll now look to carve out a similar gig in New Orleans. The 27-year-old also offers versatility on special teams, but he doesn't possess much (if any) fantasy value in IDP formats.

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  • Anthony Chickillo: Let go by Steelers

    Chickillo was released by the Steelers on Monday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

    Chickillo has played all of his five NFL seasons in Pittsburgh. He recorded just 19 tackles (nine solo) across 11 games in 2019. The 27-year-old is now set to test free agency.

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  • Steelers' Anthony Chickillo: Disappointing season ends with loss

    Chickillo had two tackles (both solo) in Sunday's 28-10 loss to the Ravens.

    Chickillo finishes the 2019 season with 19 tackles including a half sack -- his fewest sack total since his 2015 rookie season -- in 11 games. He has one year remaining on his current contract but offers little individual fantasy value heading in to 2020.

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  • Steelers' Anthony Chickillo: Sheds injury tag

    Chickillo (ribs) is not listed on Friday's injury report, Teresa Varley of the Steelers' official site reports.

    Chickillo sat out Week 11's loss to the Browns due to a ribs issue, but he hasn't appeared on the injury report since. He stands to play his usual depth role against the Bengals on Sunday while contributing on special teams.

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  • Steelers' Anthony Chickillo: Can't go Thursday

    Chickillo (ribs) is inactive for Thursday's tilt against the Browns, Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

    Chickillo suffered a rib injury Week 10 against the Rams, and he ultimately wasn't able to get healthy during a short week for recovery. With Chickillo sidelined, Olasunkanmi Adeniyi stands to play an expanded reserve role in Pittsburgh's linebacker corps during Thursday Night Football.

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  • Steelers' Anthony Chickillo: Draws questionable tag

    Chickillo (ribs) is officially listed as questionable for Thursday's game against the Browns, Missi Matthews of the Steelers' official site reports.

    Chickillo is nursing a rib injury sustained during Sunday's win over the Rams. With a short week for recovery on hand, the rotational linebacker's availability appears truly up in the air for Thursday's divisional matchup against Cleveland.

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  • Steelers' Anthony Chickillo: Picks up rib injury

    Coach Mike Tomlin said Monday that Chickillo suffered a rib injury during Sunday's 17-12 win over the Rams, Missi Matthews of the Steelers' official site reports.

    Chickillo managed to play his usual rotational role on defense Sunday despite his injury, and he notched two tackles (one solo). He's facing a short recovery period ahead of Thursday's divisional tilt against the Browns.

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  • Steelers' Anthony Chickillo: Back on active roster

    Chickillo (personal) was removed from the Reserve/Commissioner Exempt List on Thursday.

    Chickillo remains under investigation for his role in a domestic disturbance and may still be subject to discipline under the league's Personal Conduct Policy. While awaiting a verdict, Chickillo will return to the active roster in place of fellow linebacker Jayrone Elliot, who was released in a corresponding move.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-3, 255 lbs
Birthplace: Lithia, FL
Age: 29
School: Miami (FL)
Experience: 7