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NFC East Standings

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6-0-0 12-5-0
3-3-0 9-8-0
2-4-0 7-10-0
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2021 Defensive

STATS CMB
Total Tackles
SCK
Sacks
FUM
Forced Fumbles
INT
Interceptions
TD
Interceptions Returned For Touchdown
Regular Season 14 0.0 0 0 0

Top Jalyn Holmes News

  • Saints' Jalyn Holmes: Activated from COVID list

    Holmes (illness) was activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list Thursday.

    Holmes landed in the health and safety protocols Dec. 23 and missed Monday's contest against the Dolphins as a result. However, he is now in line to return for the Saints' Week 17 matchup against the Panthers and should return to his rotational role along the defensive line.

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  • Saints' Jalyn Holmes: Tests positive for COVID-19

    Holmes was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Thursday after testing positive for the virus, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

    Holmes was promoted off the practice squad in early October and has 14 tackles in six games for New Orleans this season. He'll now be unavailable until he clears the health and safety protocols.

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  • Saints' Jalyn Holmes: Joins active roster

    The Saints signed Holmes to their active roster off the practice squad Wednesday.

    Holmes was scooped up by the Saints after the Vikings cut him loose before the regular-season opener. Last year, the 2018 fourth-round pick played in 14 games and recorded 36 tackles and two pass deflections. The Ohio State product was on New Orleans' active roster for Week 2 and saw 12 defensive snaps and recorded one tackle. It's unclear how big of a role he will have in Week 5.

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  • Jalyn Holmes: Parts ways with Vikings

    Holmes was waived by the Vikings on Wednesday, Craig Peters of the team's official site reports.

    The 25-year-old made Minnesota's initial 53-man roster, but he was cut loose to make room for waiver claim Ben Ellefson. Holmes, a 2018 fourth-round pick, appeared in 14 games last season and recorded 36 tackles (16 solo) and two passes defensed.

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  • Vikings' Jalyn Holmes: Ruled out for season finale

    Holmes (groin) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Lions.

    Holmes will miss a second straight game to close out the 2020 campaign, which comes as no surprise given that he was unable to contribute any sort of practice participation throughout the week. The 24-year-old garnered only one start over Minnesota's first six games of the season, but an Oct. 22 trade of Yannick Ngakoue to Baltimore opened up opportunities for Holmes down the stretch. He registered eight straight starts between Weeks 8 and 15, concluding his season with 36 tackles, four QB hits and no sacks over 14 appearances.

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  • Vikings' Jalyn Holmes: Can't practice Thursday

    Holmes (groin) is not practicing Thursday, Eric Smith of the Vikings' official site reports.

    Holmes' groin injury kept him from facing the Saints in Week 16, and it looks like he's trending in the wrong direction for Sunday's game against the Lions. If he misses another game, D.J. Wonnum would be the favorite to inherit Holmes' role.

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  • Vikings' Jalyn Holmes: Will miss Friday's contest

    Holmes (groin) has been ruled out for Friday's battle against New Orleans.

    Holmes was unable to practice this week and will be among a large group of Vikings defensive starters who will miss the Christmas Day clash due to injury. Rookie D.J. Wonnum is expected to make his first start in Holmes' stead.

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  • Vikings' Jalyn Holmes: Starting role on tap

    Holmes is expected to slot into a staring role at defensive end following the trade of Yannick Ngakoue to Baltimore, Courtney Cronin of ESPN.com reports.

    Holmes played roughly 50 percent of defensive snaps per game even with Ngakoue on the field, but he now looks set to handle a clear starting workload across from Ifeadi Odenigbo. Increased snaps could thrust Holmes onto the fantasy radar in IDP formats, though he hasn't historically produced much as a pass rusher.

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  • Vikings' Jalyn Holmes: Two tackles in reserve role

    Holmes had two tackles and a tackle for a loss in Sunday's loss to Green Bay.

    Holmes played on 30 of the defense's 78 snaps, as he'll have a reserve role in the defensive-line rotation.

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  • Vikings' Jalyn Holmes: Not on Wednesday's injury report

    Holmes was not listed on Wednesday's injury report.

    Holmes was absent from Monday's loss to the Seahawks due to a non-injury issue but was not listed on Minnesota's first injury report of Week 14, suggesting he'll be available for Sunday's divisional tilt with the Lions.

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  • Vikings' Jalyn Holmes: Won't play Monday

    Holmes (not injury related) was downgraded to out for Monday's game against the Seahawks.

    The specifics surrounding Holmes' absence remain unclear, but it's certainly not a good sign for his prospects this week and going forward. In his stead, look for Hercules Mata'afa and Jaleel Johnson to be the main beneficiaries for snaps in the game.

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  • Vikings' Jalyn Holmes: Returns to practice

    Holmes (undisclosed) was spotted participating in Monday's practice, Courtney Cronin of ESPN.com reports.

    Holmes dealt with a broken hand last fall, but he appears to have returned to full strength. He saw action with the No. 2 defense during Monday's practice session.

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  • Vikings' Jalyn Holmes: Exits with apparent injury

    Holmes left Monday's practice with an apparent injury, Chad Graff of The Athletic Minnesota reports.

    Holmes suffered a broken hand during the spring, but it's unclear whether Monday's injury is related.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-5, 283 lbs
Birthplace: Chesapeake, VA
Age: 26
School: Ohio St.
Experience: 5