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Lions' Jashon Cornell: Talked up by position coach
Lions defensive line coach Todd Wash labeled Cornell as a breakout candidate in 2022, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports. "Jashon is a guy that's under the radar right now. I thought he had a really good spring and I look forward to seeing what he can being healthy again," Wash said.
Cornell has only logged four defensive snaps through two seasons, but the 2020 seventh-round draft pick has missed significant amounts of time due to an Achilles tear, a suspension and a stint on the non-football illness list. However, he appears to have had a productive offseason that included reps with the first-team defense, per Chris Burke of The Athletic. While there doesn't seem to be a path for Cornell to become a starter in the base defense when Week 1 rolls around, he could see added responsibilities early on in the year if Romeo Okwara (Achilles) or Joshua Paschal (lower body) are slow to return to the field.... See More ... See Less
Lions' Jashon Cornell: Returns to active roster
Cornell was activated from the reserve/non-football illness list Tuesday.
Cornell has had a rough start to his NFL career after being selected in the seventh round of the 2020 NFL Draft. First missing time with an Achilles injury, then dealing with a three-game suspension and ultimately ending up on the NFI-list due to an illness. Now healthy, Cornell will look to contribute on the Lions' defensive line, starting Sunday against the Seahawks.... See More ... See Less
Lions' Jashon Cornell: Returns to practice Wednesday
Cornell (illness) managed to return to practice Wednesday.
Cornell returned to practice this week, although he is still on the Lions' Reserve/Non-Football illness list. The defensive tackle has been dealt a number of setbacks so far this season including a suspension and this illness. Expect Kevin Strong to continue to be the main fill-in behind Michael Brockers until Cornell is fully healthy.... See More ... See Less
Lions' Jashon Cornell: May miss time
The Lions placed Cornell (illness) on their reserve/non-football illness list Wednesday.
Cornell's status for Week 10 is uncertain. The defensive end has received limited opportunities all season, and this illness won't affect much. Expect Kevin Strong to continue to be the main fill-in behind Michael Brockers.... See More ... See Less
Lions' Jashon Cornell: Back from suspension
Cornell was reinstated from the reserve/suspended list Monday, Howard Balzer of SI.com reports.
Cornell was suspended for a violation of the league's substance-abuse program during the offseason. It's unclear what his role on the roster may be upon his return, as he missed the entire 2020 season after suffering a serious Achilles' injury in training camp. Cornell has yet to play a regular-season snap in the NFL.... See More ... See Less
Lions' Jashon Cornell: Suspended three games
Cornell (Achilles) has been suspended three games for a violation of the league's substance-abuse program, Justin Rogers of the Detroit News reports
On the bright side, Cornell is reportedly back to full strength and participating in Detroit's OTAs this week after missing the entire 2020 campaign with an Achilles' injury. However, the second-year Ohio State product was a long shot to make the roster even before getting suspended.... See More ... See Less
Lions' Jashon Cornell: Placed on injured reserve
Cornell (Achilles) was placed on the reserve/injured list Thursday, Chris Burke of The Athletic reports.
Cornell suffered a serious Achilles' injury during practice Tuesday and his season is now more than likely over. The former Ohio State Buckeye was a seventh-round selection by the Lions in April and figured to compete for a depth role along the defensive line in 2020.... See More ... See Less
Lions' Jashon Cornell: Potentially serious injury
Head coach Matt Patricia said Cornell suffered a "pretty serious" Achilles injury, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports.
The rookie seventh-round pick could be in danger of missing the 2020 season if this injury is as serious as it sounds. The Ohio State product was seeking a rotational role with the Lions after recording 4.0 sacks and 6.5 tackles for loss in his senior year.... See More ... See Less
Lions' Jashon Cornell: Motor City bound
The Lions selected Cornell in the 2020 NFL Draft, 235th overall.
A rotational player during his time at Ohio State, Cornell finally became entrenched as a starter in 2019, getting the nod in all 14 games for the Buckeyes. He registered 4.0 sacks and 6.5 tackles for loss in 2019. A former top-100 recruit, Cornell has the talent to be a developmental defensive end in the NFL.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-3, 297 lbs|
|Birthplace: Saint Paul, MN|
|School: Ohio State|