NFC East Standings

Team Div Overall
6-0-0 12-5-0
3-3-0 9-8-0
2-4-0 7-10-0
1-5-0 4-13-0

2021 Defensive

STATS CMB
Total Tackles
SCK
Sacks
FUM
Forced Fumbles
INT
Interceptions
TD
Interceptions Returned For Touchdown
Regular Season 38 2.5 0 0 0

Top Matthew Ioannidis News

  • Football Team's Matthew Ioannidis: Activated off COVID-19 list

    Ioannidis was activated off the reserve/COVID-19 list Monday.

    Ioannidis was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list last week, but he has cleared the NFL's protocols and is expected to be available for Tuesday's contest against the Eagles. With Tim Settle (illness) still in protocols, Ioannidis will likely operate as the primary backup to both Daron Payne and Jonathan Allen.

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  • Football Team's Matthew Ioannidis: Lands on COVID-19 list

    Ioannidis (undisclosed) was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Wednesday.

    Washington is in the midst of a COVID-19 outbreak, and Ioannidis is just one of six defensive linemen to be placed in the NFL's protocols this week. With so much uncertainty surrounding the position at the moment, it's difficult to project what the unit will look like ahead of Sunday's matchup with the Eagles.

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  • Football Team's Matthew Ioannidis: Set to return

    Ioannidis (knee) is active for Sunday's Week 4 contest against Atlanta.

    Ioannidis missed the team's Week 3 matchup with a knee injury. However, he's set to return after logging a full practice Friday and will bolster the team's defensive line. Ioannidis has topped 50 percent of the defensive snaps in each of the two games in which he has been active and logged a combined four tackles.

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  • Football Team's Matthew Ioannidis: Questionable for Week 4

    Ioannidis (knee) was a full participant in Friday's practice and is officially questionable for Sunday, Ben Standig of The Athletic reports.

    Ioannidis didn't travel with the team to Buffalo for Week 3, as he continued to rehab from a knee injury he suffered against the Giants in Week 2. The 27-year-old has played 40-plus defensive snaps in each game he has played and should see a similar workload if he is active for Week 4. If he is unable to suit up, Tim Settle -- who played 23 defensive snaps in Ioannidis' absence against the Bills -- should draw the start against the Falcons.

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  • Football Team's Matthew Ioannidis: Sitting out Week 3

    Ioannidis (knee) won't play Sunday against the Bills, JP Finlay of NBC Sports Washington reports.

    Despite having an extra few days to recover after playing Thursday in Week 2, Ioannidis will sit out in Week 3, as he isn't even traveling with the team. Tim Settle should see more playing time along the defensive line as Washington tries to slow down the high-powered Bills offense.

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  • Football Team's Matthew Ioannidis: Questionable for Week 3

    Ioannidis (knee) was estimated as a non-participant for Friday's practice and is listed as questionable ahead of Sunday's matchup with the Bills, John Keim of ESPN.com reports.

    Ioannidis suffered the knee injury during Washington's matchup with the Giants on Thursday during Week 2, but he was able to return to the contest. The 27-year-old has played 40-plus snaps in each game this season and has registered six total tackles. If he is unable to suit up for Week 3, expect Tim Settle to see increased snaps.

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  • Football Team's Matthew Ioannidis: Back in against Giants

    Ioannidis (knee) was able to return to Thursday's game against the Giants, Rhiannon Walker of The Athletic reports.

    Ioannidis' absence was short-lived. He'll retake his spot on the interior of Washington's defensive line.

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  • Football Team's Matthew Ioannidis: Hurts knee Thursday

    Ioannidis (knee) is questionable to return to Thursday's game against the Giants.

    Ioannidis sustained the injury in the first half. He was able to walk off the field under his own power but his return is questionable.

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  • Football Team's Matthew Ioannidis: Back after stint on COVID-19 list

    Ioannidis returned to practice Wednesday, JP Finlay of NBC Sports Washington reports.

    Following a brief stint on the COVID-19 list, Ioannidis has rejoined his teammates at practice. A biceps tear limited him to three games last season, but he did well with the transition to a bench role, notching four QB hits and 1.5 sacks on 81 snaps prior to the injury. While he'd be a starter for most teams, Ioannidis likely will continue to rotate in behind Jonathan Allen and Daron Payne in Washington, with most of his snaps coming on passing downs.

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  • Football Team's Matthew Ioannidis: Shifts to COVID list

    Washington placed Ioannidis on the reserve/COVID-19 list Thursday.

    Ioannidis will now have to self-isolate, and before he's allowed to return to training camp he'll need to fully clear the league's related protocols. After being limited to just three games in 2020 due to torn biceps, it would no doubt be beneficial for Ioannidis to get in as much practice as possible before Week 1.

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  • Football Team's Matthew Ioannidis: Reverts to injured reserve

    Ioannidis (biceps) reverted to injured reserve from the COVID-19 list Saturday, per the NFL's official transaction log.

    The 26-year-old tested positive for coronavirus earlier in November but has cleared the league's protocols and moves back to injured reserve. Ioannidis will continue his recovery after undergoing season-ending biceps surgery in early October.

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  • Football Team's Matthew Ioannidis: Tests positive for coronavirus

    Ioannidis (biceps) was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Tuesday after testing positive for the virus, JP Finlay of NBC Sports Washington reports.

    The 26-year-old underwent season-ending biceps surgery in early October, so the positive test shouldn't have a major impact on the organization as a whole. Ioannidis will return to injured reserve once he clears the league's COVID-19 protocols.

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  • Football Team's Matthew Ioannidis: Goes under knife

    Ioannidis announced via his personal Twitter account Friday that he has undergone surgery to repair his torn biceps.

    Ioannidis will miss the remainder of the 2020 season due to his injury, and Washington has already placed him on IR. In Ioannidis' absence, Tim Settle stands to handle an increased rotational role behind Jonathan Allen and Daron Payne.

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  • Football Team's Matthew Ioannidis: Done for 2020 season

    Ioannidis suffered a torn biceps in Sunday's 34-20 loss to Cleveland and will miss the rest of the season, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports.

    Ioannidis isn't a starter, but he still plays about half of the defensive snaps in each game as a fill-in for Jonathan Allen and Daron Payne. This will hurt Washington's depth on the defensive line going forward, and Tim Settle will have to take on a larger workload for the balance of the season. Ioannidis finished with seven tackles and 1.5 sacks this season. He was placed on injured reserve on Tuesday.

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  • Football Team's Matthew Ioannidis: Done for day

    Ioannidis (arm) has been ruled out for the remainder of Sunday's game against Cleveland, Rhiannon Walker of The Athletic reports.

    It's unclear how Ioannidis suffered the injury, but the concern is that it's serious, especially considering he was immediately ruled out. With the Temple product sidelined, Tim Settle is in line to take over the depth defensive tackle snaps.

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  • Football Team's Matthew Ioannidis: Records 1.5 sacks in opener

    Ioannidis logged four tackles, four quarterback hits and 1.5 sacks Sunday in Washington's 27-17 win over the Eagles.

    The Washington defensive front took full advantage of an injury-ravaged Eagles offensive line in the season opener, totaling eight sacks on the day. Ioannidis' pass-rush production might have been the most impressive of the lot, considering he led the team in QB hits while playing an interior spot and seeing the field for only 30 of Washington's 68 defensive snaps (44.1 percent). He'll continue to receive rotational work as part of an impressive four-man group at tackle that includes two recent first-round picks (Jonathan Allen and Daron Payne) and Tim Settle.

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  • Redskins' Matthew Ioannidis: Leads team in sacks

    Ioannidis played all 16 games in 2019, piling up 64 tackles (42 solo) and a team-high 8.5 sacks.

    Ioannidis also led the team in quarterback hits (16) and played the most defensive snaps (826, 73 percent) of any of Washington's defensive linemen. He, Jonathan Allen and Da'Ron Payne formed a solid trio up front in a 3-4 scheme, while the linebackers and defensive backs played at a much lower level. In any case, Ioannidis looks like one of the top bargains on a subpar roster, with 2020 marking the first season of the three-year, $21.75 million extension he signed this past April. A new coaching staff could mix things up, but it's a pretty safe bet that Ron Rivera and Jack Del Rio will view Ioannidis as one of their building blocks. The soon-to-be 26-year-old has 20.5 sacks in 44 games over the past three years.

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  • Redskins' Matthew Ioannidis: Notches two sacks in win

    Ioannidis had three tackles (two solo) and two sacks during Sunday's 29-21 win over the Panthers.

    Ioannidis played a season-low 63 percent of defensive snaps, but that didn't prevent him from bringing down Kyle Allen twice Sunday. The 25-year-old tied his career high with 7.5 sacks and also has 52 tackles (33 solo) through 12 games.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-3, 310 lbs
Birthplace: Marlton, NJ
Age: 28
School: Temple
Experience: 6