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Top Montae Nicholson News

  • Montae Nicholson: Cut loose by Washington

    Nicholson (neck) was waived by the Redskins on Monday, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports.

    The team signed Sean Davis at the beginning of free agency, signaling that Nicholson had become expendable. Nicholson appeared in 13 games in 2019, racking up 45 tackles and two interceptions before ending the year on IR with a neck injury.

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  • Redskins' Montae Nicholson: Placed on IR

    The Redskins placed Nicholson (neck) on injured reserve Friday, Craig Hoffman of 106.7 The Fan Washington reports.

    Nicholson's season comes to an end due to a neck injury sustained Week 16. He compiled 62 tackles (45 solo), four defended passes, two interceptions and two fumble recoveries in 13 contests. In a corresponding move, Washington has signed Kenny Ladler to the active roster.

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  • Redskins' Montae Nicholson: No practice Thursday

    Nicholson (neck) did not practice Thursday.

    Nicholson hasn't practiced in any capacity since suffering a neck injury Week 16 against the Giants. He'll have one more chance to upgrade his level of activity in advance of Sunday's contest in Dallas.

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  • Redskins' Montae Nicholson: Picks up injury

    Nicholson (neck) is questionable to return to Sunday's game against the Giants, Kareem Copeland of The Washington Post reports.

    It's unclear how Nicholson picked up the injury, but he was forced to leave during the overtime period, suggesting his return may be a long shot. As long as he's sidelined, however, Troy Apke would be in line to see the bulk of free safety snaps.

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  • Redskins' Montae Nicholson: Clear for Week 16

    Nicholson (ankle) doesn't have an injury designation for Sunday's game against the Giants.

    Nicholson worked as a limited participant to begin the week but progressed to full practice participation Friday. The 24-year-old should work in his usual every-down role in Sunday's matchup.

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  • Redskins' Montae Nicholson: Still managing ankle injury

    Nicholson (ankle) was a limited practice participant Wednesday.

    Nicholson entered Sunday's loss to the Eagles with the ankle issue, but he started and played every defensive snap. The 24-year-old should be able to avoid an injury designation for Week 16 if he can practice fully in the next couple days.

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  • Redskins' Montae Nicholson: Suiting up Sunday

    Nicholson (ankle) is active for Sunday's game against the Eagles.

    Nicholson will start at free safety for this divisional contest. Despite his every-down role, Nicholson only has 21 tackles over the last six games, so his IDP value is negligible.

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  • Redskins' Montae Nicholson: Nursing ankle injury

    Nicholson has an ankle injury and is questionable for Sunday's game against the Eagles.

    The 24-year-old was a late addition to the injury report as a limited participant Friday, putting his availability for Week 15 in doubt. Troy Apke figures to step in at free safety should Nicholson be unable to play Sunday.

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  • Redskins' Montae Nicholson: Practices in full Thursday

    Nicholson (ankle) was a full participant in practice Thursday.

    This represents an upgrade for Nicholson after he was merely limited Wednesday. He'll be at his usual free safety spot on Sunday against Detroit.

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  • Redskins' Montae Nicholson: Back on injury report

    Nicholson (ankle) was a limited participant in Wednesday's practice.

    Nicholson was limited during two practices last week and sat out completely for one, but the third-year safety still managed to play 69 of 70 defensive snaps in Week 11's loss to the Jets. It's worth keeping an eye on his practice workload as the week progresses, but Nicholson doesn't appear to be in danger of missing Sunday's matchup against the Lions.

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  • Redskins' Montae Nicholson: Will suit up Sunday

    Nicholson (ankle) is active for Sunday's game against the Jets.

    Nicholson will avoid missing his third straight game, overcoming a non-participation at Thursday's practice. Look for him to start at free safety with Troy Apke backing him up.

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  • Redskins' Montae Nicholson: Questionable Week 11

    Nicholson is questionable for Sunday's game against the Jets.

    Nicholson sat out Thursday's practice but returned as a limited participant Friday to maintain a chance of suiting up Sunday. Troy Apke will continue to fill in at safety should Nicholson be unable to play Week 11.

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  • Redskins' Montae Nicholson: Misses practice Thursday

    Nicholson (ankle) did not practice Thursday.

    Nicholson's absence from practice does not bode well for his chances of playing in Week 11. If the 23-year-old isn't able to return Friday, Troy Apke would continue to fill in at safety.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-2, 212 lbs
Birthplace: West Mifflin, PA, USA
Age: 27
School: Michigan State
Experience: 4