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December 20, 2019 01:12 PM
Seahawks' Dekoda Watson: Back in Seattle
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Watson signed a contract with the Seahawks on Wednesday, John Boyle of the team's official site reports.

Watson signed with Seattle earlier this season but didn't appear in a game and was let go to make room for WR Josh Gordon, who is now suspended. The 31-year-old hasn't played yet in 2019 and spent the previous two seasons as a special-teams contributor with the 49ers.

November 2, 2019 11:44 AM
Dekoda Watson: Waived by Seattle
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Watson was waived by the Seahawks on Friday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.

Although Watson was just picked up Wednesday, Seattle opted to let him go in order to create a roster spot for wide receiver Josh Gordon. Watson will now look to find a new opportunity.

October 30, 2019 07:16 PM
Seahawks' Dekoda Watson: Joins Seahawks
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Seahawks signed Watson to a contract Wednesday, Brady Henderson of reports.

Watson's spot on the 53-man roster comes following the placement of Tedric Thompson (shoulder) on injured reserve. The veteran appeared in four games with the 49ers last season, during which he logged six tackles (four solo), two sacks and one forced fumble.

October 1, 2019 08:56 PM
Dekoda Watson: Gets workout
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Watson (leg) worked out for the Ravens on Tuesday, Field Yates of ESPNreports.

Watson was nursing a leg injury when he was released by the Broncos in training camp. His try out with the Ravens indicates his health is back up to par.

August 26, 2019 09:48 PM
Dekoda Watson: Let go by Broncos
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Watson (leg) was released by the Broncos on Monday, Troy Renck of Denver 7 News reports.

Watson was originally traded to Denver from San Francisco in late April. The 10-year-pro is seemingly still struggling with a leg injury, the severity of which remains unclear.

July 26, 2019 02:32 PM
Broncos' Dekoda Watson: Nursing leg injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Watson is considered day-to-day due to a leg injury, Troy Renck of Denver 7 News reports.

The exact nature of Watson's injury remains undisclosed, but it appears minor. The veteran linebacker projects to contribute on special teams and provide depth for the Broncos in 2019.

April 27, 2019 02:40 PM
Broncos' Dekoda Watson: Traded to Broncos
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Watson and a sixth-round pick were traded to the Broncos from the 49ers on Saturday for a fifth-round pick, Field Yates of ESPN reports.

Watson played with the Broncos in 2016, amassing 17 tackles and a sack as a situational pass rusher and special teams ace, roles he figures to reprise in his second stint with Denver.

December 3, 2018 08:04 PM
49ers' Dekoda Watson: Headed to injured reserve
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Watson (calf) will be placed on injured reserve, Cam Inman of the Bay Area News Group reports.

Watson will find himself on the injured reserve list for the second time this season after missing the 49ers' first eight games with a hamstring injury. Mark Nzeocha should see additional snaps at strongside linebacker with Watson out for the rest of the season.

December 2, 2018 06:40 PM
49ers' Dekoda Watson: Suffers calf injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Watson (calf) is questionable to return to Sunday's game against Seattle, Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.

Watson appeared to suffer the calf injury in the third quarter of Sunday's game. In his absence, Mark Nzeocha could see an increased snap count.

November 14, 2018 04:43 PM
49ers' Dekoda Watson: Continues to produce as pass rusher
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Watson logged two tackles and half of a sack during Monday's loss to the Giants.

Watson and teammate DeForest Buckner combined for a key sack on a third down, but he wasn't involved in many other plays. Until his low snap counts increase -- Watson hasn't topped 19 snaps either of the past two weeks -- the linebacker is a tough sell in the majority of IDP formats.

November 2, 2018 12:04 PM
49ers' Dekoda Watson: Records 1.5 sacks
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Watson had three tackles (two solo) and 1.5 sacks in Thursday's blowout win over the Raiders.

Watson spent the first eight games of the season on injured reserve with a hamstring injury, but he returned to the field in a big way Thursday. The 30-year-old played 17 of 57 defensive snaps and added 14 more on special teams.

November 2, 2018 11:12 AM
49ers' Dekoda Watson: Returns to active roster
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Watson (hamstring) was activated to the 53-man roster from injured reserve Thursday.

Watson landed on injured reserve in the beginning of the regular season due to a lingering hamstring issue, but he returned to practice last week and appears to have fully recovered. The veteran linebacker appears on track to suit up against the Raiders on Thursday, and he's expected to take a fair amount of his snaps on special teams.

October 25, 2018 03:28 PM
49ers' Dekoda Watson: Designated for return, practices Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

By virtue of practicing Wednesday, Watson (hamstring) has been designated to return from injured reserve, and his 21-day window for activation has opened, Nick Wagoner of reports.

Watson landed on injured reserve early in the season with a hamstring injury after he had returned for the preseason following a calf issue. He has 21 days to prove himself healthy, though he will be eligible to be activated ahead of that time if he's ready to contribute for the 49ers.

September 9, 2018 12:48 AM
49ers' Dekoda Watson: Placed on IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The 49ers placed Watson (hamstring) on injured reserve Saturday.

Watson suffered a hamstring injury earlier this week, which was apparently significant enough to land the 30-year-old on IR. The reserve linebacker had landed on the PUP list earlier in training camp due to a strained calf muscle, and it remains unclear whether his current injury is related. With Watson out, Cassius Marsh figures to see an uptick in snaps.

September 8, 2018 12:28 AM
49ers' Dekoda Watson: Out with hamstring injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Watson has been ruled out of Sunday's regular-season opener against the Vikings with a hamstring injury, Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

According to the 49ers injury report, Watson was a limited participant at Friday's session but will still miss Sunday's game. Cassius Marsh figures to see extra work at defensive end with Watson out.

August 26, 2018 11:20 PM
49ers' Dekoda Watson: Returns to action Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Watson (calf) recorded one tackle in Saturday's preseason game against the Colts.

Watson, who had been battling a calf injury since mid-June, was removed from the PUP at the start of August and looks to be back to nearly 100 percent after appearing in 16 defensive snaps for San Francisco on Saturday.

July 31, 2018 01:04 PM
49ers' Dekoda Watson: Taken off PUP list
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Watson (calf) was cleared from the PUP list Tuesday, Cam Inman of the Bay Area News Group reports.

Watson missed the first stage of training camp due to a strained calf muscle, but the reserve linebacker figures to be available at practice for the entirety of the month of August barring any setbacks. He'll compete with Fred Warner and Brock Coyle for a depth role at outside linebacker.

July 26, 2018 08:24 AM
49ers' Dekoda Watson: Placed on PUP list
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Watson (calf) was placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list Wednesday, Joe Fann of the 49ers' official site reports.

Watson strained a calf muscle during minicamp and is apparently still be on the mend. It isn't clear how much of training camp the linebacker is expected to sit out.

June 13, 2018 05:16 PM
49ers' Dekoda Watson: Strains calf, expected back for camp
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Watson suffered a strained calf during Tuesday's minicamp session but is expected back in time for training camp, David Lombardi of The Athletic San Francisco reports.

Watson's injury reportedly looked fairly serious at first sight, though a subsequent MRI cleared him of significant damage to his leg. While Watson should sit out the rest of minicamp practices, 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan indicated he expects the 30-year-old linebacker to return for training camp. Watson is currently slated for a reserve role heading into the upcoming campaign.

March 9, 2018 04:16 PM
49ers' Dekoda Watson: Set to remain in San Fran
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The 49ers exercised the 2018 option on Watson's contract.

Watson, who's played for six different teams in the past six seasons, joined the 49ers last offseason and went on to register 10 total tackles (four on defense, six on special teams) in 14 games. He'll likely remain in a depth role for San Francisco in 2018.

Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2010Tampa Bay Buccaneers153126.050000.0001
2011Tampa Bay Buccaneers142321.021000.0002
2012Tampa Bay Buccaneers16108.020000.0000
2013Tampa Bay Buccaneers154233.092100.0001
2014Dallas Cowboys100.000000.0000
2014Jacksonville Jaguars9149.050000.0000
2015New England Patriots322.000000.0000
2016Denver Broncos161713.041000.0000
2017San Francisco 49ers1486.020000.0000
2018San Francisco 49ers453.022000.0000
2019Seattle Seahawks100.000000.0000
YearTeamGNo.YdsLgAvgBlkI20TBDownedNoRet YdsTDNet Avg
2010Tampa Bay Buccaneers15000---0000000---
2011Tampa Bay Buccaneers14000---0000000---
2012Tampa Bay Buccaneers16000---2000000---
2013Tampa Bay Buccaneers15000---1000000---
2014Dallas Cowboys1000---0000000---
2014Jacksonville Jaguars9000---0000000---
2015New England Patriots3000---0000000---
2016Denver Broncos16000---0000000---
2017San Francisco 49ers14000---0000000---
2018San Francisco 49ers4000---0000000---
2019Seattle Seahawks1000---0000000---
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2010Tampa Bay Buccaneers1500000000
2011Tampa Bay Buccaneers1400101711
2012Tampa Bay Buccaneers1600002020
2013Tampa Bay Buccaneers1500101010
2014Dallas Cowboys100000000
2014Jacksonville Jaguars900000000
2015New England Patriots300000000
2016Denver Broncos1600100000
2017San Francisco 49ers1400000000
2018San Francisco 49ers400100000
2019Seattle Seahawks100000000

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