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Jacob Tuioti-Mariner: Signed to Steelers' practice squad
Tuioti-Mariner was added to the Steelers' practice squad Thursday.
The linebacker was let go by the Falcons on Tuesday, but he quickly found a new squad. In six games this season for Atlanta, Tuioti-Mariner split time between defense and special teams, making nine tackles with two sacks and a pass deflection. It's yet to be seen if he'll be elevated to the Steelers' active roster or remain with the practice squad.... See More ... See Less
Jacob Tuioti-Mariner: Cut by Atlanta
Tuioti-Mariner was let go by the Falcons on Tuesday, Tori McElhaney of the Falcons' official website reports.
Tuioti-Mariner has appeared in six contests for the Falcons this season, notching nine tackles and two sacks. In a corresponding move, Atlanta signed Chris Williamson from the practice squad to the 53-man roster.... See More ... See Less
Falcons' Jacob Tuioti-Mariner: One-year extension
Tuioti-Mariner signed a one-year extension with the Falcons on Thursday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
Tuioti-Mariner has spent two seasons in Atlanta, totaling 45 tackles (32 solo), two pass breakups and one sack throughout his 24 games. The 24-year-old saw an increase in opportunities during the 2020 campaign, which is what allowed his snap count to double (373 defensive snaps). Tuioti-Mariner will likely continue his usual rotational role this coming season, now that he's officially staying with the team.... See More ... See Less
Falcons' Jacob Tuioti-Mariner: Tallies 31 tackles in 2020
Tuioti-Mariner notched one tackle during Atlanta's 44-27 Week 17 loss to the Buccaneers, bringing him to a total of 31 tackles, one sack, three fumble recoveries and a forced fumble to close out the 2020 campaign.
Tuioti-Mariner went without a start in 2020 after registering the first of his NFL career Week 17 of last season. He did, however, suit up for all 16 of the Falcons' contests this year, earning a workload of 32.4 defensive snaps per game. The UCLA standout spent 2018 and much of 2019 on Atlanta's practice squad. Tuioti-Mariner has since proven capable of establishing a consistent role on the active roster, as he now prepares to become an exclusive rights free agent in March.... See More ... See Less
Falcons' Jacob Tuioti-Mariner: Ready for Week 14
Tuioti-Mariner (neck) does not have an injury designation for Sunday's game against the Chargers, Will McFadden of the Falcons' official site reports.
Tuioti-Mariner suffered a neck injury during last weekend's loss to the Saints, but he won't be forced to miss any time due to the issue. He'll handle his usual rotational role on defense versus Los Angeles.... See More ... See Less
Falcons' Jacob Tuioti-Mariner: Injured during Week 13 loss
Tuioti-Mariner suffered a head/neck injury during Sunday's 21-16 loss to the Saints and was labeled questionable to return, Jason Butt of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
Tuioti-Mariner has been garnering more opportunities at defensive end since the team parted ways with Takkarist McKinley (groin) on Nov. 9. Given the recent injury, we'll have to monitor his practice involvement throughout the week to get a read on his potential availability for an upcoming game against the Chargers.... See More ... See Less
Falcons' Jacob Tuioti-Mariner: Gets sack, pair of recoveries
Tuioti-Mariner generated a team-high six tackles, including one sack and two fumble recoveries, during Sunday's 43-6 win against the Raiders.
Tuioti-Mariner initiated his impressive outing with a recovery from a Foyesade Oluokun sack-forced fumble on the Raiders' second offensive possession of the contest. Four Las Vegas drives later, Tuioti-Mariner sacked Derek Carr himself, stripping the ball out and recovering to help Atlanta tack on three more points in the final minute of the second quarter. Opportunities have increased for the 24-year-old in recent weeks with Takkarist McKinley (groin) being waived by Atlanta on Nov. 9.... See More ... See Less
Falcons' Jacob Tuioti-Mariner: Upgraded to full participant Friday
Tuioti-Mariner (elbow) was able to practice without restrictions Friday after logging a limited session Thursday, Jason Butt of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
The 24-year-old has seen an uptick in usage the past two games with Takkarist McKinley (groin) and Dante Fowler (ankle) each missing time due to injury. Tuioti-Mariner was on the field for 25-plus defensive snaps Weeks 2 and 3 after seeing just one such snap in the opener. Fowler has begun trending toward a Week 4 appearance with a limited practice Friday, but McKinley remains questionable after sitting out for a second consecutive session. Tuioti-Mariner seems the most likely of the three to play given his practice status, and if Fowler and/or McKinley prove unable to go, Tuioti-Mariner may be in line for some extra snaps.... See More ... See Less
Falcons' Jacob Tuioti-Mariner: Joins active roster
Tuioti-Mariner signed a contract with the Falcons on Monday, Will McFadden of the team's official site reports.
Tuioti-Mariner was promoted from Atlanta's practice squad. The undrafted rookie out of UCLA stands to play a role on special teams for the Falcons, and he'll provide depth along the defensive line.... See More ... See Less
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