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Brennan Scarlett: Earning workout
Scarlett (undisclosed) will get a workout with the Dolphins this week, Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reports.
Scarlett was released from injured reserve by Miami Sept. 5, but he is now healthy and able to compete again. The 29-year-old played 13 games with the Dolphins last season and certainly may have made the team had he not been injured during training camp. He'll work to earn back his roster spot when he has his tryout this week.... See More ... See Less
Brennan Scarlett: Reaches injury settlement
The Dolphins released Scarlett (undisclosed) from injured reserve with an injury settlement Monday, Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reports.
Scarlett was set to miss the entire 2022 campaign after landing on IR, but he'll now be free to join a new team once he clears his current injury. Per Jackson, the veteran linebacker is expected to be healthy by Week 7 or 8 of the regular season.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' Brennan Scarlett: Heads to IR
The Dolphins placed Scarlett (undisclosed) on injured reserve Tuesday.
The extent of the issue remains unclear, but barring an injury settlement, he'll miss the entire 2022 campaign. The undrafted linebacker appeared in 13 games for Miami in 2021, playing primarily on special teams.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' Brennan Scarlett: Returning to Miami
Scarlett (knee) re-signed with the Dolphins on Monday with a one-year contract, Cameron Wolfe of NFL Network reports.
Scarlett appeared in 13 games for Miami in 2021 and primarily played special teams. He totaled 19 tackles (six solo) and figures to fill a similar role next season.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' Brennan Scarlett: Healthy following knee injury
Scarlett (knee) was activated off injured reserve Saturday.
The sub linebacker has been a major special-teams component, primarily racking up his 17 tackles through that means. Expect Scarlett to immediately resume his special-teams role.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' Brennan Scarlett: Designated to return from IR
Scarlett (knee) has been designated to return from injured reserve, Daniel Oyefusi of the Miami Herald reports.
Scarlett will now have 21 days to be added back to the active roster or else remain out for the season. So far, he's missed five weeks with his knee issue.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' Brennan Scarlett: Gets put on IR
Scarlett (knee) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday.
Scarlett suffered the injury during the Dolphins' win over the Jets on Sunday. The injury is not expected to be season ending, Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reports. Scarlett plays a rotational role in the Dolphins' linebacker unit while also chipping in on special teams, so there's a variety of options Miami could take to help fill his role. He has 17 tackles (five solo) on the season.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' Brennan Scarlett: Exits against Jets
Scarlett suffered a knee injury and has been ruled out of Sunday's game against the Jets.
Scarlett suffered the injury in the second quarter and recorded one tackle prior to his exit. Jaelan Phillips should see an increased role in his absence.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' Brennan Scarlett: Signing with Miami
Scarlett signed a contract with the Dolphins on Friday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Scarlett spent five seasons with the Texans. recording career highs in snaps (494), tackles (51), and sacks (3.5) through 15 games back in 2019. He'll aim to continue in his usual rotational role at outside linebacker in Miami.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Brennan Scarlett: Back from IR
The Texans activated Scarlett (forearm) from IR on Saturday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Scarlett resumed practicing last week, and it now looks like he'll be back in action for Sunday's contest in Indianapolis. He usually handles a rotational role at outside linebacker, but the Texans could always opt to ease Scarlett back into action.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Brennan Scarlett: Returns to practice
Scarlett (forearm) was designated to return from injured reserve Wednesday, Mark Lane of USA Today reports.
Scarlett returned to practice for the first time since suffering a fractured forearm Nov. 8 against the Jaguars. Prior to the injury, Scarlett averaged 31.8 defensive snaps per game, registering 25 tackles over eight contests. Once he's cleared to return, he should retake the starting outside linebacker role.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Brennan Scarlett: Hopeful to return in 2020
Coach Romeo Crennel said Wednesday that he hopes Scarlett (forearm) will be able to return from IR this season, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
The Texans placed Scarlett on injured reserve earlier this week after he underwent surgery to address a fractured forearm. For at least the next three weeks, and possibly longer, the Texans could rely on one of Jonathan Greenard and Nate Orchard to slot into a starting role at outside linebacker.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Brennan Scarlett: Shifts to IR, as expected
The Texans placed Scarlett (forearm) on injured reserve Monday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Scarlett suffered a fractured forearm during Sunday's win over the Jaguars, and he's expected to face an extended absence. The Texans are expected to get Whitney Mercilus back from the COVID-19 list this week, but they'll still be short-handed at linebacker. Jonathan Greenard and Nate Orchard are candidates to slot into a starting role on the outside.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Brennan Scarlett: Severe forearm injury
Scarlett suffered a fractured forearm in Sunday's win over the Jaguars, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
Another Texans' linebacker is expected to miss substantial time, and he'll likely join Benardrick McKinney (shoulder) on IR in the near future. Scarlett finished the game with three tackles (two solo). The Texans are hoping Whitney Mercilus and Jacob Martin make quick returns from the COVID-19 list for a Week 10 matchup against the Browns.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Brennan Scarlett: Exits with arm injury
Scarlett won't return to Sunday's game at Jacksonville due to an arm injury.
Scarlett totaled three tackles during the first quarter before exiting the contest. He was originally considered questionable before being downgraded to out. The Texans are already short on depth at linebacker with Dylan Cole, Whitney Mercilus and Jacob Martin all on the reserve/COVID-19 list.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Brennan Scarlett: Coming off best season
Scarlett recorded career highs in snaps, tackles and sacks over 15 games in 2019.
Scarlett had primarily been a special teams player during his first three years in Houston, but he emerged as a bigger contributor on defense after the Texans traded Jadeveon Clowney to Seattle prior to the start of the season. When taking that into consideration, it's no surprise Scarlett increased his production. Looking a bit deeper, however, it's notable that he dropped over the second half of the season, which suggests the rigors of more playing time -- Scarlett continued as a regular member on special teams -- may have reduced his effectiveness. The second half was also a time when J.J. Watt missed time due to a pectoral injury. Both Scarlett and fellow outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus experienced diminished output with Watt out of the lineup. That could be a reason why Houston fired outside linebackers coach John Pagano. Scarlett has one more year remaining on his contract and could play a significant role on defense in 2020; however, the Texans are expected to make changes to a defensive unit that ranked 28th in 2019. They've replaced defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel with Anthony Weaver and are looking for Pagano's replacement.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Brennan Scarlett: Active Saturday
Scarlett (Achilles/shoulder) is active for Saturday's game against the Buccaneers.
No surprise here, as multiple limited practices in past weeks didn't keep him off field, as is the case Saturday. He'll once again assume his role with the rest of the Texans' linebacking corps save for Benardrick McKinney (concussion).... See More ... See Less
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