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Buccaneers' Corey Nelson: Signs with Tampa Bay
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nelson signed a reserve/future contract with the Buccaneers on Thursday, Greg Auman of The Athletic reports.

Nelson played one game with the Falcons in 2018, logging 18 snaps on special teams without a defensive statistic before parting ways with the team. The 26-year-old spent the first four seasons of his career with the Broncos and will now attempt to carve out a depth role in Tampa Bay.

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Corey Nelson: Reaches injury settlement
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nelson (calf) and the Falcons came to terms on an injury settlement Saturday.

Nelson spent four seasons with the Broncos before joining the Eagles. He has logged six starts in 53 games during his career. During that time he recorded 95 tackles, six pass defenses, one sack and one fumble recovery. He will now be free to look for a new opportunity once his health allows it.

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Falcons' Corey Nelson: Won't play versus Saints
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nelson (calf) is listed as out for Sunday's game against the Saints, D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Nelson suited up for just one game this season but didn't play a defensive snap. His absence will mainly hurt the team's depth, as Kemal Ishmael is the only healthy reserve linebacker.

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Falcons' Corey Nelson: Banged up in practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nelson (calf) limped off the practice field Wednesday with support from a member of the Falcons' training staff, Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reports.

A potential injury to the recently signed Nelson is troubling news, as Atlanta is extremely thin at linebacker as it is -- sixth-round rookie Foye Oluokun is stepping into the starting lineup this week with Deion Jones (foot) being placed on injured reserve recently. Nelson provides a veteran presence to a Falcons' linebacking corps that has only one healthy player with more than six career starts (De'Vondre Campbell). Nelson's best season came in 2016 when he picked up 61 combined tackles and five pass deflections across 16 games (six starts) for the Broncos.

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Falcons' Corey Nelson: Lands with Falcons
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Nelson signed a contract with Atlanta on Monday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Nelson provides the Falcons with depth at the linebacker position while Deion Jones (foot) works through injury. The 26-year-old has been a solid special teams and rotational option throughout his NFL career, and he could be in line for an immediate role in Atlanta's defense.

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Schedule
WeekDateOpp.TDSacksIntFF
29/16/18CAR0000
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2014Denver Broncos161710.070000.0001
2015Denver Broncos161613.031000.0000
2016Denver Broncos166746.0210000.0005
2017Denver Broncos542.020000.0000
2018Atlanta Falcons100.000000.0000
TOTAL5410471.0331000.0006
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2014Denver Broncos1600000000
2015Denver Broncos1600000000
2016Denver Broncos1600001010
2017Denver Broncos500000000
2018Atlanta Falcons100000000
TOTAL5400001010
 
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Height/Weight:
6-1/226
Birthdate:
4/22/1992
Age:
27
Hometown:
Dallas, TX, USA
School:
Oklahoma
NFL Experience:
5
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