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  • Texans' Hardy Nickerson: Placed on IR

    Nickerson (concussion) was placed on injured reserve Saturday, Brooks Kubena of the Houston Chronicle reports. Nickerson had already been ruled out for Sunday's game against Tennessee, but he'll now be forced to miss at least three contests. However, the linebacker's absence shouldn't impact Houston's defensive plans.
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  • Texans' Hardy Nickerson: Not playing against Titans

    Nickerson (concussion) has been ruled out of Sunday's game against Tennessee. This means Nickerson will have to wait to make his third appearance of the season after seeing the field previously in Week 4 and Week 8. He's played only nine defensive snaps this season, though, so his absence shouldn't have a major impact on Houston's game plan this weekend.
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  • Vikings' Hardy Nickerson: Signs with Vikings

    Nickerson signed with the Vikings' active roster Tuesday. Anthony Barr suffered a torn pectoral muscle this past Sunday and has been ruled out for the year, so Nickerson could play an immediate role for the Vikings. However, Troy Dye and Ryan Connelly are in line for the starting gig that Barr left behind.
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  • Bengals' Hardy Nickerson: Joins Cincy's 53-man roster

    Nickerson was promoted to the Bengals' 53-man roster Friday, Ben Baby of ESPN.com reports. Nickerson appeared in 30 games for the Bengals between 2017 and 2018 but was waived prior to Week 1. The 25-year-old should provide depth at middle linebacker behind Germaine Pratt.
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  • Hardy Nickerson: Waived by Cincy

    Nickerson was waived by the Bengals on Sunday, Jay Morrison of The Athletic reports. Nickerson survived the initial waive of roster cuts but was let go Sunday to clear space for some waiver claims. The 25-year-old had 57 tackles (38 solo) and one forced fumble in 16 games last season (seven starts) and will remain with the team on the practice squad.
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  • Bengals' Hardy Nickerson: Posts eight tackles in win

    Nickerson had eight tackles (five solo) and a pass defensed in Thursday's victory against Baltimore. Nickerson received the start at middle linebacker with Preston Brown (ankle) sidelined, and played all but one defensive snap in his absence. Brown will have additional time to recuperate for Week 3, and his availability should be the deciding factor in Nickerson's workload next week.
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  • Bengals' Hardy Nickerson: Rejoins Bengals

    Nickerson was promoted to the Bengals' active roster Saturday. The Bengals needed to add some depth to their linebacking corps with Kevin Minter (elbow) ruled out for Sunday's game against the Broncos. Nickerson has played in seven games with the Bengals so far this season, but is used far more often on special teams than he is on defense.
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  • Hardy Nickerson: Waived by Bengals

    Nickerson was waived by the Bengals on Thursday to clear a roster spot for the previously suspended Vontaze Burfict. Nickerson saw snaps in all three of the Bengals' games so far this season, but he failed to record any tackles.
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  • Bengals' Hardy Nickerson: Absent from injury report

    Nickerson (ankle) was not present on Monday's injury report, Jay Morrison of the Dayton Daily News reports. Nickerson was designated probable to return after suffering the injury in the second quarter of Sunday's loss to the Ravens, but he ultimately did not see another snap. The play on which he suffered the injury was the only snap he played during the game.
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