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  • Malik Jefferson: Waived by Indianapolis

    The Colts waived Jefferson on Tuesday. Jefferson spent time bouncing between the Colts' practice squad and active roster this season, but Week 16 versus the Cardinals was his only actual appearance with the team. He could be a candidate to resurface in Indianapolis, assuming he goes unclaimed on waivers.
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  • Colts' Malik Jefferson: Returns from COVID list

    Jefferson (undisclosed) was activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list Monday. Jefferson was placed on the COVID-19 list last week but has since cleared the NFL protocols. The 25-year-old signed to Indianapolis' 53-man roster in mid-December and exclusively played special teams in his lone game appearance.
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  • Colts' Malik Jefferson: Lands in Indianapolis

    The Colts signed Jefferson (shoulder) on Wednesday. Jefferson will provide the Colts with experience and depth within the linebacker corps, but he'll be well removed from the IDP radar. In 13 games with the Chargers last season, Jefferson notched just five tackles while mostly contributing on special teams.
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  • Malik Jefferson: Let go by Chargers

    The Chargers released Jefferson (shoulder) on Friday. Jefferson's leaving Los Angeles after tallying five special-teams tackles during 13 games in the 2020 campaign. The 24-year-old linebacker will aim land a special-teams role elsewhere in the upcoming year.
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  • Chargers' Malik Jefferson: Out for Week 17

    Jefferson (shoulder) was placed on injured reserve Friday. Jefferson won't play in the season finale against the Chiefs. The 2018 third-round pick has suited up in 13 games for the Chargers this year, recording five special-teams tackles. He'll be a restricted free agent in March.
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  • Browns' Malik Jefferson: Claimed by Cleveland

    Jefferson was claimed off waivers by the Browns on Sunday, Field Yates of ESPN reports. Jefferson was waived by the Bengals at roster cutdowns Saturday but will get to remain in Ohio. The 2018 third-round pick was limited to a special-teams role as a rookie and had 10 tackles (five solo).
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  • Malik Jefferson: Let go by Cincinnati

    The Bengals waived Jefferson on Saturday, Tom Pelissero of NFL.com reports. The 22-year-old was a special teams stalwart last season, playing 215 snaps, and made 12 tackles. The fact that he was let go by the team comes as a surprise, considering he was expecting to take over an increased role in the defense. The youngster will be an intriguing addition to another defense elsewhere.
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  • Bengals' Malik Jefferson: Full go at OTAs

    Jefferson (toe) is participating at OTAs, Jay Morrison of The Athletic reports. After missing rookie minicamp while recovering from a toe injury that landed him on IR last season, Jefferson was able to get back on the field Monday. Now that he's healthy, he'll be able to compete for an increased role at strongside linebacker.
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  • Bengals' Malik Jefferson: Placed on IR

    Jefferson was placed on injured reserve Tuesday due to a foot injury. Jefferson injured his foot during Sunday's win over the Raiders after playing just one defensive snap. The 2018 third rounder spent much of his rookie campaign on special teams and will end the season with 10 tackles (five solo) and 11 defensive snaps played.
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