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January 7, 2020 10:12 PM
Cassanova McKinzy: Practice squad deal expires
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McKinzy (undisclosed) had his practice squad contract with the Redskins expire Monday, freelance NFL writer Howard Balzer reports.

McKinzy was let go by the Redskins in early October but remained with the club on the practice squad, but he later went down with the undisclosed injury. The 27-year-old appeared in three games with Washington in each of the past two seasons.

October 31, 2019 12:36 AM
Cassanova McKinzy: Out with injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McKinzy was placed on Washington's practice squad injured list Wednesday, per the NFL's official transaction log.

The specifics of the injury remain unclear, so it's not known how long McKinzy is expected to be sidelined. The 26-year-old was waived by the Redskins in early October before signing to the practice squad.

October 8, 2019 09:16 PM
Cassanova McKinzy: Let go by Washington
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Redskins cut McKinzy on Monday, Ben Standig of The Athletic reports.

McKinzy has battled injuries during his NFL career, having suited up for only six games since signing with the Redskins in 2018. He's notched just two tackles and one sack in that span. The 26-year-old will now look to catch on as a special teams contributor and depth linebacker elsewhere in the league.

September 26, 2019 05:24 PM
Redskins' Cassanova McKinzy: Logs full practice Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McKinzy (hip) was a full participant in Thursday's practice, Kareem Copeland of The Washington Post reports.

McKinzy's hip issue forced him to sit out Monday's loss to the Bears. He was limited in Wednesday's practice but now looks back to full health. It appears as though McKinzy is on track to suit up versus the Giants on Sunday.

September 21, 2019 06:24 PM
Redskins' Cassanova McKinzy: Out Week 3
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McKinzy (hip) has been ruled out for Monday's game versus the Bears.

McKinzy underwent an MRI on his hip earlier this week and never returned to practice. There are very few details regarding the severity of the injury, but he will not suit up for Week 3. In his absence, Ryan Anderson and Noah Spence should see some more snaps providing depth at outside linebacker.

September 18, 2019 06:36 PM
Redskins' Cassanova McKinzy: Gets hip injury tested
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McKinzy underwent an MRI on his hip Wednesday, JP Finlay of NBC Sports Washington reports.

It's unclear when McKinzy suffered the hip injury or how severe it is, but the Redskins should know more once they get the results from his MRI back. The Redskins' first practice report of the week Thursday should give some insight into how healthy the linebacker is.

September 8, 2019 06:56 PM
Redskins' Cassanova McKinzy: Ready to rock
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McKinzy (concussion) is active for Sunday's tilt against Philadelphia.

McKinzy had been in concussion protocol during the week, but as evidenced by this news, gained full clearance to participate Sunday. Now that he's healthy, expect him to settle into a depth role on defense while participating in some form on special teams.

September 7, 2019 04:44 PM
Redskins' Cassanova McKinzy: Considered questionable
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McKinzy (concussion) is listed as questionable for Sunday's season opener against the Eagles, Craig Hoffman of 106-7 The Fan Washington reports.

McKinzy suffered a concussion in the Redskins' final preseason game. He will need to clear the league's protocol prior to kickoff in order to play. Montez Sweat would presumably be relied upon to back up both outside linebacker positions should McKinzy ultimately be unable to go.

August 29, 2019 08:48 PM
Redskins' Cassanova McKinzy: Suffers concussion
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McKinzy was forced out of Thursday's preseason contest with Baltimore due to a concussion and will not return.

It's unclear how long the concussion will keep McKinzy sidelined. The 26-year-old also dealt with a lower-leg injury for the first half of training camp. When healthy, McKinzy figures to compete for a rotational role in Washington's linebacking corps after seeing the field in just three games last season.

August 16, 2019 04:48 PM
Redskins' Cassanova McKinzy: Two tackles Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McKinzy (lower leg) notched two tackles during Thursday's 23-13 preseason loss to the Bengals.

McKinzy appears fully recovered from his lower leg injury. The 26-year-old linebacker played 43 snaps on defense Thursday, and is competing for a depth role.

July 31, 2019 09:08 PM
Redskins' Cassanova McKinzy: Dealing with new injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McKinzy is considered day-to-day after being diagnosed with a lower-leg injury, John Keim of ESPN.com reports.

McKinzy was able to bounce back after suffering a severe pectoral injury last season, only to see himself get injured again. The good news for the 26-year-old is that on the surface, it looks like he avoided a serious injury. After suiting up in just three games last season, a healthy McKinzy is looking to receive a larger role in the defense.

July 26, 2019 12:44 PM
Redskins' Cassanova McKinzy: Returns from pectoral injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McKinzy (pectoral) is participating during the first week of training camp.

McKinzy was battling the pectoral issue since OTAs in May, but he was ready to go for the start of training camp. The 26-year-old is looking to earn a larger defensive role this season following the offseason departure of Preston Smith.

May 29, 2019 06:08 PM
Redskins' Cassanova McKinzy: Not practicing in full
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McKinzy (pectoral) hasn't been a full participant in OTAs, Kareem Copeland of The Washington Post reports.

McKinzy is bouncing back from a severe pectoral injury that landed him on injured reserve in Week 12 of last season. The timing couldn't have been much worse for the 2016 undrafted free agent, who finally made his NFL regular-season debut three weeks prior to the setback. That McKinzy is still in recovery mode isn't necessarily a surprise, but the sooner he can return to field, the better his chances will be of carving out a role at outside linebacker in advance of the 2019 campaign.

April 11, 2019 12:44 PM
Redskins' Cassanova McKinzy: Could take on larger role
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McKinzy (pectoral) has a chance to earn a larger role on defense in 2019 after fellow outside linebacker Preston Smith left Washington to sign with Green Bay earlier in the offseason, Jake Kring-Schreifels of the Redskins' official website reports.

McKinzy went undrafted out of Auburn in 2016 and finally made his first regular-season NFL appearance in Week 10 last season. He suffered a torn pectoral a couple weeks later, forcing him to injured reserve after he logged just one tackle in three games. McKinzy will need to battle for a roster spot once he completes the rehab process, but there is some opportunity to win a key reserve job behind projected starters Ryan Kerrigan and Ryan Anderson.

November 27, 2018 08:40 PM
Redskins' Cassanova McKinzy: Placed on IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McKinzy (pectoral) was placed on injured reserve, according to the NFL's transaction log.

McKinzy tore his pectoral in Thursday's game against the Cowboys and will be sidelined for the remainder of the season after being placed on injured reserve. The former Auburn product appeared in three games for the Redskins and made one tackle.

November 24, 2018 09:04 PM
Redskins' Cassanova McKinzy: Suffers serious injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McKinzy suffered a torn pectoral in Thursday's game against the Cowboys, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

The injury is a horrible setback for McKinzy, who left Thursday's game due to a shoulder injury, and ultimately returned to tear his pectoral. The Auburn product is most likely out for the season and will undergo a long recovery process.

November 23, 2018 11:48 AM
Redskins' Cassanova McKinzy: Back on the field
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McKinzy (shoulder) has returned to Thursday's game against the Cowboys.

McKinzy briefly exited Thursday's game against the Cowboys during the first quarter but did not remain sidelined for long. The undrafted rookie will slot back into his usual role as a depth linebacker and special teams piece.

November 22, 2018 05:00 PM
Redskins' Cassanova McKinzy: Questionable to return Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McKinzy is questionable to return to Thursday's game against the Cowboys due to a shoulder injury.

McKinzy suffered a shoulder injury during the first quarter. If the undrafted rookie is unable to retake the field Thanksgiving Day, additional special teams snaps could be made available for Washington's depth players.

November 10, 2018 02:32 PM
Redskins' Cassanova McKinzy: Promoted to active roster
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McKinzy was promoted to the Redskins' active roster from the practice squad Friday.

McKinzy was promoted to the active roster for depth purposes before the Redskins' Week 9 matchup with the Falcons but didn't see the field. McKinzy was subsequently waived and placed back on the practice squad. In a corresponding move, the Redskins waived offensive lineman Casey Dunn.

October 30, 2018 09:04 PM
Cassanova McKinzy: Released Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

McKinzy was released by the Redskins on Tuesday, Craig Hoffman of 1067 The Fan reports.

McKinzy was promoted to the active roster just a day earlier, but the Redskins were forced to clear a roster spot for newly acquired HaHa Clinton-Dix. Per the report, Washington plans to re-sign McKinzy to their practice squad, though the linebacker will need to clear waivers first.

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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-3/252
Birthdate:
11/17/1992
Age:
28
Hometown:
Birmingham, AL, USA
School:
Auburn
NFL Experience:
2
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