Countess signed with the Jets on Tuesday, Rich Cimini of ESPN.com reports.
Countess worked out with the Jets in September, and they finally made the call to bring him aboard as a special-teams contributor and secondary depth. The fourth-year pro suited up in 16 games for the Rams last year and made nine tackles (seven solo).
Countess (hamstring) worked out for the Jets on Tuesday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Countess originally had been waived in early August with an injury settlement by the Eagles, and, as evidenced by this news, has shaken off the injury. There was no word on whether anything materialized from the tryout, but now that he's healthy, the 2016 sixth-round pick will hope to latch on elsewhere in the league.
Countess (hamstring) was waived by the Eagles with an injury settlement Tuesday, Martin Frank of The Delaware News Journal reports.
Countess was competing for a depth role in Philadelphia's secondary before suffering a hamstring injury during Thursday's preseason tilt against the Titans. The 2016 sixth-round pick will work to get fully healthy and latch on elsewhere in the league.
Countess suffered a hamstring injury in Thursday night's preseason game with the Titans and will miss multiple weeks, Reuben Frank of NBC Sports - Philadelphia reports.
This is a devastating blow to his roster chances as Frank termed the injury 'serious'. Countess saw 26 snaps on defense and three on special teams Thursday.
The Eagles restructured Countess' contract, lowering his salary for 2019 in the process while extending his deal through 2020, Reuben Frank of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports.
Even though Countess had his base salary lowered from $2.025 million, he'll still get the opportunity to make up for the lost compensation in the form of performance-based incentives. The Auburn product spent his first three NFL seasons with the Rams, recording 54 tackles (38 solo), one sack, three pass breakups and two interceptions across 37 games. Countess is expected to vie for a depth role in the Eagles secondary during the upcoming campaign.
Countess was claimed by the Eagles on Friday, Zack Rosenblatt of The Newark Star-Ledger reports.
Countess was drafted by the Eagles at No. 196 overall in the 2016 NFL Draft. He ultimately failed to make their 53-man roster and subsequently spent his next three seasons with the Rams. He recorded 54 tackles (38 solo), one sack, three passes defended and two interceptions across 37 games in his time there. He will now look to earn a depth role in the Eagles' secondary.
Countess was released by the Rams on Thursday, Vincent Bonsignore of The Athletic reports.
Countess spent three seasons with the Rams, racking up a total of 54 tackles (38 solo) over 37 games. The Auburn product saw his workload decrease significantly in the 2018 season, seeing the field for just 58 snaps on defense compared to 163 from the season before. Countess struggled with a foot injury during the 2018 postseason, but seems to be healthy moving forward.
Countess (foot) signed his restricted free agent tender with the Rams on Monday, Myles Simmons of the team's official site reports.
Countess played through a foot injury during the Super Bowl in February but appears fully healthy to begin the Rams' offseason program. The fourth-year pro projects to play his usual special-teams oriented role in addition to providing depth at the safety position in 2019.
Countess (foot) was a full practice participant Friday and won't carry an injury designation into the Super Bowl.
Countess was listed as a limited participant Thursday but he was able to return in full Friday and avoid the injury report. The 25-year-old should serve in his usual special-teams oriented role Sunday against the Patriots.
Countess does not have an injury designation for Saturday's divisional-round playoff game against the Cowboys, Cameron DaSilva of USA Today reports.
Countess has cleared the league-managed concussion protocol and is on track to suit up unhindered versus the Cowboys. The 25-year-old will slot in as the top backup to starting safety John Johnson.
Countess (concussion) is ruled out to return to Sunday's game against the 49ers, Myles Simmons of the Rams' official site reports.
Countess will remain sidelined due to a head injury sustained during the first half of Sunday's contest. The third-year pro will turn his focus towards returning to full health in time for the postseason.
Countess is being evaluated for a concussion during Sunday's game against the 49ers, Myles Simmons of the Rams' official site reports.
Countess sustained a head injury during the first half of Sunday's regular-season finale. If the third-year pro enters the league-mandated concussion protocol, Troy Hill and Sam Shields will benefit from a small increase in snaps.
Countess (shoulder) played 32 snaps in Saturday's preseason game against the Texans and recorded one tackle.
Countess injured his shoulder in the Rams' preseason opener but appears to be healthy as he enters the last two weeks of the preseason. Countess is currently backing up John Johnson at strong safety.
Countess came out of Thursday's preseason opening loss to the Rams with a shoulder injury, Lindsey Thiry of ESPN.com reports.
Countess tallied one tackle in the contest. The injury is not believed to be serious, so he should be considered day-to-day. Countess is looking to earn a more prominent role in the Rams' secondary this season, but as of now, he projects as a depth safety.
Countess (concussion) was a full participant at Thursday's practice and does not have a designation heading into Saturday's game against the Falcons, Alden Gonzalez of ESPN reports.
Countess entered the concussion protocol earlier in the week but appears set to suit up for Saturday's playoff game. The second-year safety will back up John Johnson in the Rams' secondary.
Head coach Sean McVay said Countess is under concussion protocol, Myles Simmons of the Rams' official site reports.
Countess evidently sustained a concussion during Sunday's regular-season finale against the 49ers. He'll need to clear protocol in order to suit up for Saturday's playoff game against the Falcons.
Countess is questionable to return to Sunday's game against the 49ers as he is evaluated for a concussion, Myles Simmons of the Rams' official site reports.
Countess suffered the possible concussion on a vicious hit on 49ers receiver Marquise Goodwin that sent Goodwin to the hospital with a confirmed concussion. The 24-year-old could see a fine and perhaps even a suspension headed his way for the hit on Goodwin.
Countess signed a contract with the Rams on Friday, Myles Simmons of the team's official site reports.
With Nelson Spruce (calf) placed on injured reserve Friday, Countess brings Los Angeles back to having a full, 53-man roster. However, it isn't clear where he slots in on the depth chart given the complicated positional arrangement of the Rams' secondary.
Countess left Thursday's matchup with the Steelers due to a head injury, Jeff McLane of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
It is unclear what type of head injury Countess is dealing with or if he is showing concussion like symptoms. The 23-year-old rookie is currently projected as the backup strong safety. Expect an update on his status when more information is made available.
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