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August 6, 2019 06:40 PM
Bills' LaAdrian Waddle: Moved to IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Waddle, who suffered a torn right quadriceps during Sunday's practice, has been moved to injured reserve, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports.

The Bills moved to sign lineman Jarron Jones as they deal with a plethora of injuries on the O-line heading into the season. Waddle's campaign is over unless he works out an injury settlement with the team, but he's already been ruled out for four to five months.

August 6, 2019 01:28 AM
Bills' LaAdrian Waddle: Possibly out for 2019
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Waddle has a torn right quadriceps and is likely out for the season, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.

Waddle was carted off the practice field Sunday following an incident that didn't look good, and Schefter's report confirms the injury likely has a 4-to-5 month recovery timeline. While Waddle, previously of the Patriots, was only in line for a depth role, it's yet another injury hit to a new-look offensive line that's struggled on the health front all summer.

August 5, 2019 02:12 AM
Bills' LaAdrian Waddle: Carted off field Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Waddle was carted off the field during Sunday's practice after appearing to suffer a right knee injury, Marcel Louis-Jacques of reports.

Add Waddle to the list of banged-up offensive linemen for the Bills. After suffering the knee injury, he joins four other linemen dealing with injury. It's unclear how issue happened, but as reported by Louis-Jacques, Waddle was comforted by his fellow teammates before being carted off. Expect a report from the team in the near future regarding his health.

March 17, 2019 03:04 PM
Bills' LaAdrian Waddle: Signs one-year deal with Bills
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Bills signed Waddle to a one-year contract Saturday.

Waddle started just three games for the Patriots in 2018 and has started a combined seven contests in his four seasons with the Patriots. He's expected to compete with Ty Nsekhe for the starting right tackle job this season.

March 22, 2018 08:32 PM
Patriots' LaAdrian Waddle: Remains in New England
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Waddle agreed to a one-year deal with the Patriots on Thursday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Waddle has spent the past two seasons as a backup in New England but started 24 games with the Lions in two and half seasons to begin his career. The 26-year-old could be line to take over at left tackle after Nate Solder signed with the Giants earlier in the month.

January 31, 2018 08:16 PM
Patriots' LaAdrian Waddle: Clear of injury report
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Waddle (knee) was not present on the Patriots' injury report Wednesday.

Waddle was a limited participant in practice last week after sitting out the AFC championship for the knee sprain he suffered in the divisional-round win over the Titans. The 26-year-old may slot back in as the Patriots' starting right tackle, but Cameron Fleming could also be in the mix for snaps.

January 21, 2018 01:48 PM
Patriots' LaAdrian Waddle: Inactive for AFC championship
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Waddle (knee) is inactive for Sunday's AFC championship game against the Jaguars.

Waddle was questionable entering Sunday's tilt after suffering a knee injury last week and being held out of practice, save for limited participation in Friday's session. With Waddle out, look for Cameron Fleming to step in and start at right tackle against a Jacksonville defense that has been among the NFL's best this season.

January 19, 2018 07:48 PM
Patriots' LaAdrian Waddle: Questionable for AFC championship
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Waddle (knee) is listed as questionable for Sunday's AFC championship game against the Jaguars.

Waddle was a non-participant at practice Thursday but was able to return in a limited fashion Friday. The 26-year-old sustained the injury in last Sunday's win over the Titans, and Cameron Fleming would step in at right tackle should he be unable to face the Jaguars.

January 14, 2018 02:48 PM
Patriots' LaAdrian Waddle: Suffers minor knee sprain
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Waddle suffered a minor knee sprain during Saturday's win over the Titans and will be re-evaluated again later in the week, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports.

Waddle's status for the upcoming AFC championship game remains up in the air, as the Patriots have not ruled him out at this point.

December 11, 2017 07:56 PM
Patriots' LaAdrian Waddle: Will play Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Waddle (ankle) is officially active for Monday night's game against the Dolphins.

Waddle was listed as questionable after being a limited practice participant this week. The 26-year-old is likely to slot back in at right tackle for the Patriots with Marcus Cannon (ankle) still unavailable, but he could also serve as backup to Cameron Fleming.

December 3, 2017 11:56 AM
Patriots' LaAdrian Waddle: Inactive Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Waddle (ankle) is inactive for Sunday's tilt against the Bills.

Waddle injured his ankle in last week's game against Miami and wasn't able to register more than a limited participation in practice this week. Look for Cameron Fleming to see a spot start in Waddle's absence.

November 26, 2017 04:08 PM
Patriots' LaAdrian Waddle: Leaves game with ankle issue
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Waddle suffered an ankle injury against the Dolphins on Sunday and is questionable to return.

With the game out of reach for the Dolphins, it's unlikely Waddle returns. In his place, Cameron Fleming will take over at right tackle.

August 22, 2017 11:04 PM
Patriots' LaAdrian Waddle: Back at practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Waddle (head) returned to practice Tuesday, Phil Perry of reports.

Now that he's healthy, Waddle should return to the role of Nate Solder's backup.

August 17, 2017 02:56 PM
Patriots' LaAdrian Waddle: Suffers injury Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Waddle suffered an undisclosed injury late in Tuesday's joint practice with the Texans and is headed back to Boston for further evaluation, Mike Reiss of reports.

Waddle is currently listed as the primary backup to Nate Solder at left tackle. His status will be updated once he's been examined and the nature of his injury diagnosed and disclosed.

August 23, 2015 10:20 PM
Lions activate T LaAdrian Waddle, DE Jason Jones off PUP list
by Marty Gitlin |

The Lions have announced that they have activated two starters - defensive end Jason Jones and right tackle LaAdrian Waddle - off the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list.

Wadde has recovered from a partially torn ACL while Jones was dealing with a knee ailment that required surgery.

August 5, 2015 12:10 PM
Lions OT LaAdrian Waddle on return: 'We're getting close'
by Ruben Palacios | CBS Sports Staff

Lions offensive tackle LaAdrian Waddle is feeling confident his return from offseason knee surgery is getting closer, according to

Waddle, who is on the physically unable to perform list, says he hasn't experienced any pain or tightness and is progressing to football activities as a part of his rehab.

"It's just day by day, just seeing how the knee feels when we come out here and do some stuff," Waddle said. "Just the next day, seeing how it feels after getting after it a little bit.

"I think we're getting really close. I've been out here running good, feeling good when I was running. No pain, no tightness afterward, so I think we're getting close."

Waddle is hopeful he will be ready for the Lions' season opener against the Chargers on Sept. 13.

"I do think there's a chance," he said. "We're still working hard to keep progressing, doing more things gradually, and we'll just see where that takes us."

July 10, 2015 10:13 AM
Lions OT LaAdrian Waddle's recovery is ahead of schedule
by Ruben Palacios | CBS Sports Staff

Lions offensive tackle LaAdrian Waddle is way ahead of schedule in his recovery from a torn ACL, per

Waddle tore the ACL in a Week 15 game against the Vikings last season, and has been rehabbing the knee for about nine months. Recovering from an ACL tear usually takes around nine months.

"Knee's feeling good -- feeling real good, actually," Waddle said. "I think I'm a little ahead of schedule. It's been going really well, we haven't had any kind of setbacks. Each day I feel like I'm getting a little better. Hopefully I'll be back sooner than later."

Waddle's recovery might put him on the field for the Lions' Week 1 game this season.

"I think there's a chance," he said. "It just kind of depends on how the rest of the rehab goes. Just going in, working hard every day and trying to get better."

June 1, 2015 02:14 PM
Lions' LaAdrian Waddle begins running again
by Shawn Krest |

Lions right tackle LaAdrian Waddle has begun running, as he continues to recover from January knee surgery. 

Waddle has felt ready to begin running for some time, but he is sticking with the prescribed schedule. 

"It’s hard to hold back," Waddle said, per "I’m not going to lie. I’m doing everything I’m supposed to do. There’s no point in pushing it and doing something stupid and make everything you did worth nothing. I’m pushing it as much as I can push it."

June 1, 2015 03:12 PM
Lions' Riley Reiff open to playing right tackle
by Shawn Krest |

Lions coach Jim Caldwell said that Riley Reiff might start at right tackle next season. 

Reiff has started 32 games at left tackle over the last two seasons. The Lions aren't sure that last year's right tackle LaAdrian Waddle will be fully recovered from knee surgery, and backup tackle Cornelius Lucas is better on the left side. 

Reiff told the Daily Republic he doesn't care where he plays. 

 "I like playing, and wherever they want to put me, that's fine. I'll play," he said.

June 1, 2015 04:39 PM
Lions RT LaAdrian Waddle (ACL) set for surgery on Friday
by Igor Mello |

Lions right tackle LaAdrian Waddle will undergo surgery on Friday to repair his partially torn right ACL, per the Detroit Free Press. Waddle suffered the injury in Week 15 and was placed on injured reserve on Dec. 17. Waddle will rehab in the offseason in hopes of being fully recovered by the start of the 2015 season.


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