Top Ryan Anderson News
Ryan Anderson: Works out for Tennessee
The Titans brought in Anderson (suspension) for a tryout Monday, Aaron Wilson of ProFootballNetwork.com reports.
Anderson was suspended for the first six games of last season for a violation of the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances. However, the 255-pound linebacker was released by the Giants ahead of the 2021 regular season, and he did not play again until signing with the Steelers this past October. Anderson then recorded one tackle while playing 27 defensive snaps over five games with Pittsburgh, though he was eventually let go in early November.... See More ... See Less
Ryan Anderson: Let go by Giants
Anderson (suspension) was released by the Giants on Tuesday, Michael Eisen of the Giants' official site reports.
Anderson was handed a six-game suspension Saturday due to a violation of the league's policy on performance enhancing substances. The linebacker appeared in a career-low nine games with Washington last year and recorded nine tackles (six solo).... See More ... See Less
Giants' Ryan Anderson: Suspended six games
Anderson was suspended for six games Saturday for violating the league's policy on performance enhancing substances, Zack Rosenblatt of The Newark Star-Ledger reports.
If Anderson makes the team, the linebacker will not be eligible to return to the active roster until Oct. 18. The 2017 second-round pick has been competing for a depth role for the Giants' defense; however. Anderson's suspension will likely be a factor when the team must make final cuts ahead of the regular season.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Ryan Anderson: Re-signs with Giants
Anderson signed a new contract with the Giants on Tuesday, Dan Duggan of The Athletic reports.
The Giants waiving Anderson on Monday was only due to an issue with his contract. Cutting and re-signing the linebacker was a way for the Giants to fix the wrinkle in the contract. Anderson played nine games for the Washington Football Team last season, recording nine tackles. He figures to play a depth role for the Giants if he makes the final roster.... See More ... See Less
Ryan Anderson: Parts ways with Giants
Anderson (back) was released by the Giants on Monday, Dan Duggan of The Athletic reports.
Anderson was sidelined for the first couple weeks of camp before recently passing a physical, though he was cut before taking the field for New York. The 26-year-old appeared in nine games for Washington last year and totaled nine tackles.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Ryan Anderson: Lands on non-football injury list
Anderson was placed on the non-football injury list with a back injury Sunday.
The severity of Anderson's injury isn't yet clear, but he'll be unavailable to begin camp. The 26-year-old dealt with a knee injury last year and played 145 defensive snaps in nine games with Washington. Once he's cleared to practice, he should compete for a depth role with his new team.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Ryan Anderson: Signing with Big Blue
Anderson (knee) is signing a one-year contract with the Giants, Field Yates of ESPN reports.
The deal includes a $137,500 signing bonus and qualifies for the veteran salary benefit, so Anderson should have the inside track for a spot on the Week 1 roster. A 2017 second-round pick, he started just four of his 52 regular-season games in Washington, recording 86 tackles, 15 QB hits and six sacks. Anderson flashed some potential in 2019 with five forced fumbles and four sacks, but between a knee injury and tougher competition for playing time, he played just 145 defensive snaps in nine games in 2020. He missed the final seven weeks of the season, but there hasn't been any report of him needing surgery.... See More ... See Less
Football Team's Ryan Anderson: Shifts to IR
Anderson (knee) was placed on injured reserve Saturday.
Anderson already missed the last three games. Now, he won't be eligible to play until a Week 17 matchup against the Eagles. Ryan Kerrigan has handled more work as the primary backup to Chase Young and Montez Sweat, and that rotation figures to remain intact for the time being. If Anderson doesn't return this season, he'll finish with nine tackles over nine games. He'll be a free agent in March.... See More ... See Less
Football Team's Ryan Anderson: Unavailable against Steelers
Anderson (knee) is inactive for Monday's game against the Steelers, Ben Standig of The Athletic reports.
Anderson will watch from the sidelines for a third straight game despite practicing without limitations for the final two sessions of the week. He'll look to keep that momentum going in order to return to the field next week against the 49ers.... See More ... See Less
Football Team's Ryan Anderson: Carries questionable tag
Anderson (knee) is questionable for Monday's game versus the Steelers, Adam Caplan of SiriusXM NFL Radio reports.
Anderson appears to be on the right track after logging back-to-back full practices to close out the week. The fourth-year defensive end's role has been heavily diminished on Washington's defense, as he has averaged just 10.5 snaps per game since Week 5.... See More ... See Less
Football Team's Ryan Anderson: Back from knee injury
Anderson (knee) was a full practice participant Friday, Kyle Stackpole of Washington's official site reports.
The 26-year-old missed Week 12 due to the knee injury, but he's back on track this week. Anderson hasn't played more than 15 defensive snaps in a game since Week 4 for Washington.... See More ... See Less
Football Team's Ryan Anderson: Sitting out Thursday
Anderson (knee) has been ruled out for Thursday's game versus the Cowboys, Adam Caplan of SiriusXM NFL Radio reports.
After back-to-back limited sessions to start the week, Anderson downgraded to a non-participant Wednesday and will miss a second straight game. The 26-year-old's role has taken a major hit following the respective emergences of Chase Young and Montez Sweat, as he's averaged fewer than 11 defensive snaps per game since Week 4. He'll aim to return in Week 13 against the Steelers.... See More ... See Less
Football Team's Ryan Anderson: Unavailable against Cincinnati
Anderson (knee) has been ruled out for Sunday's game versus the Bengals, Kyle Stackpole of Washington's official site reports.
Anderson hasn't played more than 15 snaps on defense in a game since Week 4, as rookie Chase Young has taken off as expected, while Montez Sweat has impressed on the other side of the defensive line. He'll aim to recover quickly with a Week 12 Thursday night game against the Cowboys up next.... See More ... See Less
Football Team's Ryan Anderson: Suiting up Sunday
Anderson (ankle) is active for Sunday's divisional matchup against the Giants.
Anderson has been limited at practice the past few weeks with the ankle issue, so this news isn't a surprise. Now appearing healthy, look for the Alabama product to assume his usual rotational depth role across the defensive line.... See More ... See Less
Football Team's Ryan Anderson: Ready to rock
Anderson (ankle) is officially active for Sunday's game against the Ravens.
Anderson played through a shin issue in Week 3 and it appears he will play through the issue just a week later. Now that the Alabama product is back to full health, Anderson will provide rotational depth along Washington's defensive line.... See More ... See Less
Football Team's Ryan Anderson: Questionable to face Ravens
Anderson (ankle) is officially questionable for Sunday's game against the Ravens, Kyle Stackpole of Washington's official site reports.
Anderson managed to play through what was labeled a shin issue Week 3, so there's some reason to hope that he could be available against Baltimore on Sunday. When back to full health, Anderson will provide rotational depth along Washington's defensive line.... See More ... See Less
Football Team's Ryan Anderson: Practices in full Thursday
Anderson (shin) was a full participant in Thursday's practice, Rhiannon Walker of The Athletic reports.
Anderson was a non-participant Wednesday, but he already appears to have shed his shin injury. The fourth-year defensive end only handles a reserve role on defense, so he's not worth fantasy consideration in IDP formats.... See More ... See Less
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