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Top Brandon Copeland News

  • Brandon Copeland: Hangs up cleats

    Copeland announced Monday that he has retired from professional football, Michael Rothstein of reports.

    Copeland, who had been a free agent at the time of the announcement, last played with the Ravens in 2022, appearing in three games. The 32-year-old also previously spent time with the Falcons, Patriots, Jets and Lions. He'll finish his 10-year career with 163 tackles and eight sacks across 85 games.

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  • Ravens' Brandon Copeland: Suiting up vs. Bengals

    Baltimore activated Copeland from its practice squad ahead of Sunday's game versus Cincinnati, Jeff Zrebiec of The Athletic reports.

    This will be the third consecutive week Copeland is active for the Ravens and the last time he's eligible to be elevated from the practice squad before he would have to be added to the team's active roster in order to play. The veteran edge rusher has three tackles and a sack through two games in 2022.

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  • Brandon Copeland: Back to practice squad

    Copeland reverted to the Ravens' practice squad Monday, per the NFL's official transaction log.

    Copeland ended up playing 41 percent of the defensive snaps in their 37-26 win over the Patriots, as Justin Houston (groin) left the game early. The 31-year-old recorded one tackle in the contest. With Houston's status for Week 4 up in the air and Jason Pierre-Paul's debut date unknown, Copeland could find himself elevated to the active roster once again for Sunday's matchup with the Bills.

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  • Brandon Copeland: Tries out with Ravens

    Copeland (knee) worked out with the Ravens on Wednesday, Matt Lombardo of Heavy On Sports reports.

    Copeland underwent postseason knee surgery this past January. His work out with the Ravens indicates he is finally recovered from the issue. The linebacker played in 16 consecutive games for the Falcons last season following an absence in Week 1. He recorded 39 tackles (23) solo and two passes defensed in a rotational role for Atlanta's lienbacker unit.

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  • Falcons' Brandon Copeland: Undergoes surgery

    Copeland recently underwent postseason knee surgery according to his Instagram, Michael Rothstein of reports.

    Copeland played in 16 games this season despite the issue with his knee, missing only Week 1 against the Eagles. The six-year veteran finished the year with 39 tackles (23 solo) and two passes defensed while serving a rotational role in the Falcons' linebacker unit. He'll now focus on returning healthy next season.

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  • Falcons' Brandon Copeland: Exits COVID-19 protocols

    Copeland (illness) was activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list Saturday, according to Tori McElhaney of the Falcons' official site.

    Copeland has been a steady contributor as a rotational player in the Falcons' linebacker unit, and while he was included on the COVID-19 protocols earlier this week, he managed to deliver two consecutive negative tests and should be eligible to play against Buffalo on Sunday.

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  • Falcons' Brandon Copeland: Enters COVID protocols

    Copeland (illness) was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Monday and tested positive for the virus, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.

    Copeland has been a steady contributor as a rotational player in the Falcons' linebacker unit. If he were to miss Sunday against Buffalo, Adetokunbo Ogundeji would likely see extra snaps.

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  • Falcons' Brandon Copeland: Back with Atlanta

    The Falcons signed Copeland to their active roster Monday.

    The Falcons released Copeland on Saturday, but they are bringing the 30-year-old back after losing their season opener 32-6. He appeared in six games with the Patriots last year and totaled 12 tackles.

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  • Brandon Copeland: Let go by Atlanta

    Copeland was released by the Falcons on Saturday, independent NFL journalist Aaron Wilson reports.

    Copeland landed a deal with Atlanta in mid-March but will part ways with the team a day before the season opener. The 30-year-old appeared in six games with the Patriots last year and totaled 12 tackles (six solo), but he'll now be forced to seek out another opportunity for the 2021 campaign.

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  • Falcons' Brandon Copeland: Lands deal with Falcons

    Copeland (pectoral) signed a one-year deal with the Falcons on Friday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

    Prior to suffering a pectoral injury in Week 7 last season, Copeland logged 12 tackles through six games with the Patriots. The veteran linebacker will aim to compete for a starting spot with Atlanta.

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  • Patriots' Brandon Copeland: Shifts to injured reserve

    Copeland (pectoral) was placed on injured reserve Wednesday, Mike Reiss of reports.

    The 29-year-old was declared out for the season after suffering the torn pectoral during Sunday's loss to the 49ers, so the move to injured reserve was only a matter of time. Copeland finishes the season with 12 total tackles in six games.

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  • Patriots' Brandon Copeland: Will be shut down for season

    Copeland suffered a torn pectoral muscle in Sunday's loss to the 49ers and will be shut down for the season, Zach Cox of reports.

    Copeland is on a one-year deal with the team, so this may have been the 29-year-old's last game with New England. Although he started four games for the Patriots, Copeland logged just 16 percent of the defensive workload this season. Rookie Anfernee Jennings and Cassh Maluia could absorb the reps Copeland leaves behind. Copeland is expected to land on injured reserve at some point this week.

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  • Patriots' Brandon Copeland: Ready to rock for Week 2

    Copeland (knee) is active for Sunday's game against the Seahawks.

    Copeland will face the Seahawks despite having been limited in practice due to a knee injury all week. The veteran linebacker isn't on the IDP radar outside of deep formats.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-3, 263 lbs
Birthplace: Sykesville, MD
Age: 32
School: Penn
Experience: 8