Poyer logged 11 tackles (eight solo) and two passes defended in Sunday's loss to the Chargers.
It was the second time this season Poyer has tallied 11 tackles, while the eight solo is a season high. He was one of two Bills players to play in every defensive snap. The 26-year-old figures to remain heavily involved on defense as the season progresses.
Poyer had 10 tackles (seven solo) in Sunday's matchup with the Saints.
This is Poyer's second double-digit performance of the season, but he doesn't have any other games with over seven tackles. The fifth-year safety has already posted a career-high 50 tackles this season, which averages out to just over six tackles per game.
Poyer, who missed one game due to a knee injury, returned for Thursday's game against the Jets and logged seven tackles, including one for a loss.
Poyer and the defense played lousy as the Jets shredded the Bills for 34 points, but he continues to be a nice IDP to own, with 40 tackles, seven passes defensed, two interceptions and a fumble recovery through seven games played. He should be close to full health with an extra three days of rest heading into Sunday's game against the Saints.
Poyer was able to fully participate in Wednesday's practice after being limited earlier int he week, rendering his active designation unsurprising. He is returning from a one-game absence, and assuming does not suffer any setbacks, should take on his usual workload.
Poyer (knee) is listed as questionable for Thursday's game against the Jets.
Poyer was upgraded to a full participant in Wednesday's practice after opening the week with two limited sessions, creating optimism that he'll be able to return from a one-game absence in Week 9. With 5.5 tackles per game and a pair of sacks and interceptions over six contests, Poyer is in the midst of the best season of his six-year career and has emerged as an intriguing asset in IDP settings.
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