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Top Bravvion Roy News

  • Bears' Bravvion Roy: Claimed off waivers by Chicago

    The Bears claimed Roy off waivers from the Panthers on Tuesday, Cameron Wolfe of NFL Network reports.

    Roy was waived Monday, likely due to the Panthers' switch to a 3-4 scheme under new defensive coordinator Ejiro Evero. The 2020 sixth-round pick was a solid rotational player during his three seasons in Carolina and figures to compete for a depth spot in Chicago.

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  • Bravvion Roy: Gets let go

    Roy was waived by the Panthers on Monday.

    Roy had been a regular contributor in Carolina's defensive-line rotation in each of the past three seasons. However, with the team's move to a 3-4 scheme that requires less need for depth on the interior of the line, Roy will now have to find a new team.

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  • Panthers' Bravvion Roy: Starting in Week 12

    Roy is in line to start at defensive tackle Sunday against the Broncos with Matt Ioannidis (calf) ruled out, Steve Reed of the Associated Press reports.

    This weekend's matchup versus Denver will account for Roy's second straight start with Ioannidis sidelined due to a calf injury. The 26-year-old played 71 percent of Carolina's defensive snaps a week ago and amassed one tackle and his first career interception.

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  • Panthers' Bravvion Roy: Returning to action

    Roy (hamstring) was activated from IR on Saturday, Joe Person of The Athletic reports.

    Roy will return to the field for the first time since suffering the injury in Week 2 against the Giants. He'll provide depth at defensive tackle for the team against the Buccaneers on Sunday.

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  • Panthers' Bravvion Roy: Designated to return from IR

    Roy (hamstring) was designated to return from injured reserve Wednesday, Darin Gantt of the Panthers' official website reports.

    The Panthers now have a 21-day window to either add Roy to the active roster or return him to IR for the remainder of the season, the first of which seems more likely. In two games this season, the defensive tackle has made two tackles while playing 41 defensive snaps.

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  • Panthers' Bravvion Roy: Placed on IR

    The Panthers placed Roy (hamstring) on injured reserve Tuesday, Darin Gantt of the team's official site reports.

    Roy suffered the injury during Sunday's loss to the Giants. He'll be forced to miss at least four games after being placed on IR, but he could be out longer, with coach Matt Rhule saying it "looked pretty severe." In Roy's absence, Phil Hoskins and Marquan McCall will be the backup defensive tackles behind starters Matt Ioannidis and Derrick Brown.

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  • Panthers' Bravvion Roy: Exit's Sunday's contest

    Roy (hamstring) will not return to Sunday's game against the Giants, Augusta Stone of the Panthers' official site reports.

    Roy's absence will leave Carolina thin on depth across their defensive line. Marquan McCall will now be the primary active backup at defensive tackle behind starters Matt Ioannidis and Derrick Brown.

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  • Panthers' Bravvion Roy: Starts to close rookie year

    Roy finished the 2020 season with 29 tackles (13 solo) and a sack in 15 games.

    Roy was drafted by his college coach Matt Rhule in the sixth round last year and started Carolina's final nine games. In his last seven of those, he recorded four quarterback hits and totaled at least three tackles five times. Roy will aim to build on that finish in his second season.

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  • Panthers' Bravvion Roy: Suiting up Sunday

    Roy (knee) is active for Sunday's game at Washington, Bill Voth of the Panthers' official site reports.

    The 24-year-old was limited at practice all week due to the knee injury, but he'll still be available Sunday. Roy should play his usual role as a rotational defensive tackle for Carolina.

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  • Panthers' Bravvion Roy: Dealing with elbow injury

    Roy exited Sunday's game against the Vikings with an elbow injury, Alaina Getzenberg of The Charlotte Observer reports.

    The severity of the injury is unclear, though Roy was labeled questionable to return. Zach Kerr and Derrick Brown will dominate the snaps at defensive tackle in his absence.

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  • Panthers' Bravvion Roy: Back in action Sunday

    Roy (elbow) returned to the field Sunday against the Vikings, Alaina Getzenberg of The Charlotte Observer reports.

    The 24-year-old exited during the second half with the elbow injury and was considered questionable to retake the field, but he ended up making a quick return. Roy should resume his rotational role at defensive tackle.

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  • Panthers' Bravvion Roy: To get first start of NFL career

    Roy will start in place of the injured Zach Kerr (toe) during Thursday night's matchup against the Falcons.

    The rookie from Baylor has earned his first NFL start, and he will do so playing for his former college coach, Matt Rhule. Despite questions regarding a lack of overall experience, Carolina's scoring defense has proven surprisingly steady, ranking 13th in the league heading into Week 8. The rush defense, in particular, has been spotty, however, allowing the fifth-most rushing yards (751) and the second-highest total of rushing touchdowns to opposing backs.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-1, 330 lbs
Birthplace: Houston, TX
Age: 27
School: Baylor
Experience: 4