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53 Duke Ejiofor LB

Houston Texans

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Player Updates

May 10, 2019 04:48 PM
Texans' Duke Ejiofor: Placed on IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ejiofor was placed on injured reserve due to an Achilles injury.

It's a tough break for Ejiofor, who suffered the Achilles injury in a workout and now will likely miss the entire 2019 season.

November 28, 2018 07:40 PM
Texans' Duke Ejiofor: Practices fully Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ejiofor (shoulder) was a full participant at practice Wednesday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Ejiofor missed the last two games with the shoulder injury, but his full participation Wednesday illustrates he's ready to return for Week 13. The 23-year-old should resume his rotational role at outside linebacker behind Jadeveon Clowney.

November 26, 2018 07:20 PM
Texans' Duke Ejiofor: Inactive versus Titans
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ejiofor (shoulder) is inactive for Monday night's game against the Titans.

Ejiofor injured his shoulder in Week 9 against the Broncos and will miss his second consecutive game. The rookie linebacker has eight tackles on the year, and he'll look to get healthy for Week 13 against the Browns.

November 24, 2018 05:36 PM
Texans' Duke Ejiofor: Questionable Week 12
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ejiofor (shoulder) is questionable for Monday's game against the Titans.

Ejiofor was also listed as questionable for last week's game against the Redskins before ultimately not traveling with the team. The 23-year-old was again a limited practice participant this week as his game status remains up in the air.

November 17, 2018 12:36 PM
Texans' Duke Ejiofor: Will not play Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ejiofor (shoulder) has been downgraded from questionable to out for Sunday's matchup with the Redskins.

Ejiofor was originally called questionable for Sunday, but will not travel with the team to Washington D.C. This will mark the first game Ejiofor has missed since Week 1.

November 16, 2018 04:39 PM
Texans' Duke Ejiofor: Questionable for Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ejiofor (shoulder) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against Washington.

Ejiofor sustained the shoulder injury prior to the Texans' Week 10 bye and but was able to return as a limited practice participant this week. Brennan Scarlett should see increased snaps as a rotational outside linebacker against the Redskins.

November 5, 2018 12:40 PM
Texans' Duke Ejiofor: Won't return Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ejiofor (shoulder) was ruled out to return for Sunday's game against the Broncos.

Ejiofor will not return to Sunday's tilt against the Broncos after he suffered a shoulder injury during the first half. The severity of Ejiofor's injury remains undisclosed, but as long as the rookie is sidelined, expect Josh Keyes and Brennan Scarlett to see increased defensive snaps.

November 4, 2018 05:48 PM
Texans' Duke Ejiofor: Questionable to return
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ejiofor is questionable to return to Sunday's game against the Broncos due to a shoulder injury.

Ejiofor exited Sunday's tilt against Denver during the first half. If the rotational linebacker is unable to return to the field, Josh Keyes and Brennan Scarlett should receive an increased defensive workload.

September 18, 2018 07:52 AM
Texans' Duke Ejiofor: Pushing for more playing time
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ejiofor could be in line for increased snaps Week 3 against the Giants, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Ejiofor, a rookie sixth-round pick out of Wake Forest, played just 15 snaps in a Week 2 loss to the Titans, but contributed three tackles and a sack while doing a credible job against the run. "He really had a plan in the pass rush and did a nice job in the running game. He had about 12 plays, needs to probably play more. He did a nice job. I was really happy to see that. He's another very mature guy, smart guy, works hard, prepares," said coach Bill O'Brien. Ejiofor is known for his ability to get to the quarterback, so he could see regular duty in passing situations and more overall duty if Jadeveon Clowney (back) continues to be sidelined.

September 16, 2018 09:04 PM
Texans' Duke Ejiofor: Active as a rusher in Week 2
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ejiofor had three tackles and one sack in Sunday's 20-17 loss to the Titans in Week 2.

Ejiofor made his NFL debut Sunday after sitting out last week's opener against the Patriots due to a hamstring injury. He got more snaps than anticipated with Jadeveon Clowney (back) inactive and was used primarily in passing situations. He came close to a second sack when he flushed Tennessee's Blaine Gabbert out of the pocket.

September 16, 2018 11:40 AM
Texans' Duke Ejiofor: Will play Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ejiofor (hamstring) is listed as active for Sunday's game against the Titans.

Ejiofor was limited earlier in the week with a hamstring issue, having missed Week 1 due to the same ailment. He's slated to see an increased role at outside linebacker across from Whitney Mercilus with Jadeveon Clowney (back) sidelined.

September 13, 2018 12:32 PM
Texans' Duke Ejiofor: Nursing hamstring injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ejiofor (hamstring) was limited in practice Wednesday.

Ejiofor was held out of the Texans' season opening loss to the Patriots due to a hamstring injury and still appears to be recovering. It remains to be see whether Ejiofor will suit up against the Titans on Sunday, so Brennan Scarlett and Peter Kalambayi could see another week of increased snaps if Ejiofor remains sidelined.

September 9, 2018 01:48 PM
Texans' Duke Ejiofor: Inactive Week 1
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ejiofor (hamstring) won't play in Sunday's regular-season opener against the Patriots.

Ejiofor was limited in practice throughout the week leading to his questionable status prior to Sunday's game. Look for Brennan Scarlett and Peter Kalambayi to see some extra snaps while Ejiofor remains sidelined.

August 19, 2018 01:04 PM
Texans' Duke Ejiofor: Shows off early Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ejifor (shoulder) had two special-teams tackles and one more on defense in Saturday's preseason win over San Francisco.

Ejiofor had a big hit on the game's first play, registering a tackle on the kickoff, then followed up two plays later with a tackle for a five-yard loss. His effort Saturday coupled with his three quarterback hits in last week's game against the Chiefs puts him in line for playing time should injuries hit Houston's elite outside linebackers Jadeveon Clowney or Whitney Mercilus.

Schedule
WeekDateOpp.TDSacksIntFF
19/9/18NE0000
29/16/18TEN01.000
39/23/18NYG0000
49/30/18IND0000
510/7/18DAL0000
610/14/18BUF0000
710/21/18JAC0000
810/25/18MIA0000
911/4/18DEN0000
1111/18/18WAS0000
1211/26/18TEN0000
1312/2/18CLE0000
1412/9/18IND0000
1512/15/18NYJ0000
1612/23/18PHI0000
1712/30/18JAC0000
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
1512/15/19@ TEN1:00 pm
1612/21/19@ TB1:00 pm
1712/29/19TEN1:00 pm
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2018Houston Texans1296.031000.0002
2019Houston Texans000.000000.0000
TOTAL1296.031000.0002
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2018Houston Texans1200001010
2019Houston Texans000000000
TOTAL1200001010
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-3/275
Birthdate:
4/24/1995
Age:
24
Hometown:
Houston, TX, USA
School:
Wake Forest
NFL Experience:
2
Awards: