DiMarco (ankle) was a full participant in Thursday's practice, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports.
DiMarco sat out Wednesday's practice due to an ankle injury, and he's already resumed participating without limitations. The veteran fullback is on track to play his usual role as a blocker and special-teams contributor versus Philadelphia on Sunday.
DiMarco sat out Wednesday's first practice of the week due to an ankle injury, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports.
DiMarco hardly ever carries the ball -- he hasn't posted more than two rushes in a season since 2009 and is still looking for his first NFL rushing TD -- but he's the Bills' only true fullback and a strong special teams player, so any potential absence would affect Buffalo's game plan against the Eagles.
DiMarco (concussion) is active for Sunday's game against Tennessee.
DiMarco's status comes as little surprise after he cleared the concussion protocol Saturday. The fullback has seen limited offensive snaps the past few weeks and will likely see a similar role against the Titans.
DiMarco cleared concussion protocol and is expected to play Sunday against the Titans.
The Bills fullback is thus expected to make his fifth consecutive start, and if he does get the odd carry will face a difficult Titans defense that has allowed just 415 rushing yards through four games.
DiMarco (concussion) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game in Tennessee after practicing fully Friday.
DiMarco is the team's only fullback, so we'll have to assume he'll be in the lineup against the Titans if he receives full clearance ahead of the contest.
DiMarco (concussion) is participating in Thursday's practice while wearing a red non-contact jersey, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports.
DiMarco has progressed to participating in non-contact football activities, indicating that he's nearing the final step of the league's concussion protocol. It remains to be seen whether DiMarco will receive medical clearance from an independent neurologist in time for Sunday's tilt against the Titans, but at the very least he isn't likely to be sidelined for long. The fullback plays a key blocking role in Buffalo's offense.
DiMarco is in the league's concussion protocol, Matthew Fairburn of The Athletic reports.
DiMarco's in danger of missing Sunday's game versus the Titans. His absence wouldn't directly affect the fantasy realm, although he's useful in opening up holes for Frank Gore and Devin Singletary (hamstring) and pass blocking. The latter could have a major impact on Matt Barkley if Josh Allen (concussion) can't go.
DiMarco (ankle) was a full participant in Thursday's practice session.
DiMarco's full practice likely means he's set to play in Sunday's game against New England. The veteran fullback has been targeted in the passing game just four times this season, hauling in three catches for 62 yards while carrying the ball only once for nine yards. He'll figure to see his usual role as a blocking option for the Bills in Week 16.
DiMarco was a limited participant during Wednesday's practice with an ankle injury, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports.
DiMarco briefly became a surprise option in the rushing attack Sunday against the Lions, as the Bills were without any healthy running backs for a moment before Keith Ford was able to make a quick return following his minor scare. The veteran fullback did draw his first carry -- a nice nine-yard power run -- but that may be it for him on the ground this season. In seven NFL campaigns, it was only the fourth time he's toted the rock.
DiMarco (ankle) will be active for Sunday's game against the Patriots.
DiMarco's availability comes as no surprise as he was deemed likely to play heading into the weekend. He could see a slight uptick in snaps with Mike Tolbert (hamstring) sidelined, though LeSean McCoy and Travaris Cadet figure to lead the backfield in touches.
DiMarco (ankle) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Patriots but is expected to play, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports.
DiMarco rarely gets offensive touches, but he's a skilled blocker in the team's rushing attack. If DiMarco is held out this week, Buffalo may have to get creative since LeSean McCoy (knee) and Mike Tolbert (hamstring) are both dealing with injuries ahead of Sunday's game, leaving Travaris Cadet as the Bills' lone healthy running back at the moment.
DiMarco (ankle) is not practicing Thursday, Mike Rodak of ESPN.com reports.
DiMarco practiced fully Wednesday even though he was listed on the injury report, so perhaps this is just scheduled maintenance for a veteran with a minor injury. If it's anything more serious, the Bills would have some significant depth issues to address, considering they only have five running backs/fullbacks on the roster and three of them missed practice Thursday.
DiMarco will sign a four-year, $8.5 million contract with the Bills, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
DiMarco hasn't contributed much in the way of measured stats the past few years, recording just 20 receptions for 162 yards and three touchdowns while playing in all 32 games the past two seasons. That being said he's a great blocker and was a large factor in the Falcons offense this past season. He'll be a large help to LeSean McCoy and Tyrod Taylor now that he'll be in Buffalo.
DiMarco (shoulder) fully participated in Friday's practice.
DiMarco was limited in previous practices throughout the week, but he was able to get a full one in Friday. He has no injury status listed for Sunday's matchup with the Chargers, so he should be expected to take the field.
DiMarco had the best season of his career, catching 13 balls for 110 yards and two touchdowns for the Falcons in 2015.
More importantly, he played an integral role leading the way for Devonta Freeman, who finished the season tied with three other running backs for the most rushing touchdowns (11) on the season. Freeman finished fourth in the league in rushing, and a lot of that was due to DiMarco opening holes for the agile back. The pair will anchor Atlanta's ground game for the foreseeable future.
DiMarco came out of nowhere to score two touchdowns in Sunday's 24-21 loss to the Colts, catching three of four targets for 21 yards.
It's a shame DiMarco's moment in the sun came in a losing cause. Don't be surprised if the fullback falls back into obscurity, as he has just nine touches all season.
Falcons fullback Patrick DiMarco wasn't threatened when the team signed Collin Mooney during the offseason.
It's just going to push me to be a better player," DiMarco said, per ESPN. "When competition comes to you, you've got to step up to the plate and you've got to play good. That's my whole thing. There's nothing that he's going to do that's going to change me. I've just got to continue to work on my craft and continue to get better every day
The Falcons re-signed fullback Patrick DiMarco and defensive end Cliff Matthews, the team announced on Tuesday.
DiMarco was an exclusive-rights free agent, and Matthews was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent in March.
DiMarco had 17 catches for 111 yards and a touchdown in two seasons with the Falcons. Matthews has appeared in 32 games, mainly on special teams, in four years with the team.
The Falcons also brought in WR Nick Williams, a former Redskin.
Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (hip) is the most notable player listed as questionable for Week 14 against Pittsburgh. other players deemed questionable were fullback Patrick DiMarco (illness) and safety William Moore (foot).
Guard Jon Asamoah (back), guard Justin Blalock (back), wide receiver Harry Douglas (foot), defensive end Stansly Maponga (elbow), defensive tackle Paul Soliai (shoulder) and wide receiver Roddy White (ankle) were all labeled as probable.
Meanwhile, cornerback Robert Alford (wrist) was the only player on the report ruled out for Sunday.
The Falcons got a bunch of contributions in their 43-37 loss at Green Bay. Running back Jacquizz Rodgers ran three times for 20 yards and caught a 14-yard pass. Wideout Harry Douglas caught two of three targets for 11 yards, including a 2-yard touchdown.
Rookie running back Devonta Freeman caught two passes for 10 yards, and receiver Eric Weems had a 5-yard touchdown reception. Fullback Patrick DiMarco had a 9-yard grab.
They'll all play the Steelers in Week 15.
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