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December 1, 2019 03:12 PM
Broncos' Duke Dawson: Clears protocol
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Dawson (concussion) is active for Sunday's game against the Chargers.

After sustaining a concussion during Week 12's loss to the Bills, Dawson made the necessary steps through the league's protocol to suit up for this AFC West clash. The second-year corner has logged at least a 66-percent snap share in four straight games, so he could see similar usage in this contest.

November 29, 2019 08:16 PM
Broncos' Duke Dawson: Limited in practice Friday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Dawson (concussion) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Chargers.

Dawson returned to practice on a limited basis Friday after sitting out the first two sessions of the week. Isaac Yiadom or recently-demoted Devontae Harris could fill in if the 24-year-old is unable to play.

November 24, 2019 03:44 PM
Broncos' Duke Dawson: Suffers concussion
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Dawson won't return to Sunday's game against the Bills after suffering a concussion, Patrick Smyth of the Broncos' official site reports.

Dawson has logged hefty workloads over the last six games, but now Isaac Yiadom will likely take over his role for the remainder of the contest. The second-year cornerback will be monitored during the upcoming practice week ahead of next Sunday's matchup against the Chargers.

October 16, 2019 05:12 PM
Broncos' Duke Dawson: Back to normal
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Dawson (foot) was a full participant in Wednesday's practice, Zac Stevens of reports.

With injuries mounting in the Broncos secondary, a fully healthy Dawson will likely see between 50 and 60 snaps in a Week 7 matchup with Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs. With only six tackles, no interceptions and no sacks so far this season, Dawson is not worth owning in IDP formats.

October 14, 2019 08:28 AM
Broncos' Duke Dawson: Can't go Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Dawson (foot) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Titans.

The injuries continue to stack up in the Broncos' secondary, as Dawson was unable to shake his foot injury and De'Vante Bausby (neck) is on injured reserve. Chris Harris Jr., Isaac Yiadom and a rotation of Coty Sensabaugh and Davontae Harris figure to be the Broncos' top three corners.

October 11, 2019 03:40 PM
Broncos' Duke Dawson: Questionable for Week 6
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Dawson (foot) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Titans, Zac Stevens of DNVR reports.

Dawson saw his practice time during the week limited by the injury. Losing Dawson would be a major blow to an already injury-riddled Broncos secondary.

October 10, 2019 06:40 PM
Broncos' Duke Dawson: Foot injury surfaces
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Dawson was limited in Thursday's practice due to a foot injury, Zac Stevens of reports.

Dawson appears to have picked up a foot issue during Week 5's win over the Chargers, during which he played a season-high 81 percent of snaps on defense, recording four tackles (two solo). If Dawson is able to get healthy for Week 6, he stands to play another large role in Denver's secondary with De'Vante Bausby (neck) on IR.

August 31, 2019 11:56 AM
Broncos' Duke Dawson: Adds needed depth to secondary
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The acquisition of Dawson -- acquired from the Patriots on Friday -- provides insurance behind the likes of Bryce Callahan (foot) and ensures that Kareem Jackson will be able to stick at safety, Mike Reiss of reports.

The Broncos have rested their starters through almost the entire preseason to get a look at what they had down-roster. It wasn't great and, with Callahan still nursing his foot injury, the notion of giving any of those players regular-season playing time was not something Denver's brass was willing to do. In comes Dawson, who Denver reportedly considered drafting in the early rounds of 2018. Dawson offers yet another chess piece in a secondary full of prototypical nickelbacks. There's a learning curve to Vic Fangio's defense and Dawson was never able to find his place in New England, so expectations should be tempered, but it wouldn't be too surprising to see him play early in order to keep Callahan and others fresh.

August 30, 2019 09:08 PM
Broncos' Duke Dawson: Shipped to Broncos
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Dawson was acquired by the Broncos from the Patriots on Friday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

The fact the trade occurred right before roster cutdowns indicates Dawson's roster spot with the Patriots may have been in jeopardy. The 2018 second-round pick spent the first half of last season on injured reserve with a hamstring injury and did not see the field after being designated for return. The 23-year-old will look to take advantage of the fresh start with a new team.

November 25, 2018 12:08 PM
Patriots' Duke Dawson: Inactive vs. Jets
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Dawson is a coach's decision inactive for Sunday's contest with the Jets.

Dawson was recently activated off of IR and was expected to make his NFL debut Sunday. With the New England secondary at nearly peak health, Dawson will have to wait until at least Week 13 to see the field.

November 24, 2018 08:52 PM
Patriots' Duke Dawson: Set for NFL debut
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Coach Bill Belicheck said Dawson could "possibly" contribute for the Patriots on Sunday against the Jets, Doug Kyed of reports.

Dawson was activated off injured reserve last week after he missed the first 10 weeks of the season with the hamstring injury. The Patriots secondary is currently in solid health, so it remains to be seen what role the rookie second-round pick will settle into. Nonetheless, he appears set ready to make his NFL debut in Week 12.

November 21, 2018 06:16 PM
Patriots' Duke Dawson: Healthy to enter Week 12
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Dawson (hamstring) is not listed on Wednesday's injury report.

Dawson was activated from injured reserve last week, and now appears to have fully recovered from his lingering hamstring issue. The rookie second-round pick is on track to make his NFL debut against the Jets on Sunday.

November 14, 2018 11:41 AM
Patriots' Duke Dawson: Activated off injured reserve
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Dawson (hamstring) was officially activated off injured reserve by the Patriots on Tuesday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.

Dawson was reaching the end of the 21-day return window as he returned to practice Oct. 24 and now will be able to make his NFL debut in 2018. The rookie second-round pick will have the Patriots' bye in Week 11 so he should be good to go for the next game against the Jets on Nov. 25.

November 1, 2018 04:12 PM
Patriots' Duke Dawson: Chance to play Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Dawson (hamstring) could return from injured reserve and play during Sunday's game against the Packers, Phil Perry of reports.

Dawson, who landed on injured reserve due to a hamstring injury sustained in training camp, returned to practice last week and appears to have managed a full recovery. With Eric Rowe (groin) having been placed on injured reserve earlier this week, New England currently has an open roster spot which Dawson could occupy. If the rookie were activated from injured reserve, he would be eligible to suit up against the Packers on Sunday. It remains unclear how the Patriots plan to approach Dawson's situation, but it's worth noting that he has a reasonable chance to see the field Week 9.

October 24, 2018 10:32 PM
Patriots' Duke Dawson: Returns to practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Dawson (hamstring) participated in Wednesday's practice, Zack Cox of reports.

Dawson started the season on injured reserve due to a hamstring injury and appears to be on track in his recovery. New England will monitor the rookie second-round pick's participation over the next two weeks and will make a final decision on Dawson's availability for the rest of the season during that time. The earliest Dawson is eligible to return is during the Patriots' matchup against the Titans in Week 10.

September 7, 2018 01:40 PM
Patriots' Duke Dawson: Lands on IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Dawson (hamstring) was placed on injured reserve Thursday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Dawson, a 2018 second-round pick, has been fighting through a hamstring injury for weeks and does not seem to have made significant steps in his recovery thus far. The Patriots reportedly plan to bring Dawson off injured reserve midway through the season, after the 21-year-old has gotten fully healthy. With this, Dawson is guaranteed to miss at least the first six games of the regular season. The move also allowed New England to promote wide receiver Riley McCarron from the practice squad to active roster, Mike Reiss of reports.

September 7, 2018 01:36 PM
Patriots' Duke Dawson: Absent from practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Dawson (hamstring) was a non-participant in Thursday's practice, Ryan Hannable of WEEI Daily Mashup reports.

Dawson is still nursing the hamstring injury that caused him to miss significant time in training camp. It's possible that the Patriots are simply being cautious with their 2018 second-round pick, considering that Dawson was previously able to practice in limited fashion. It remains to be see whether the 21-year-old will suit up for Sunday's season opener against the Texans.

August 14, 2018 03:04 PM
Patriots' Duke Dawson: Limited at practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Dawson has been a limited participant in the last two practices due to an undisclosed injury, Andrew Callahan of reports.

It's unclear exactly what Dawson is dealing with, but it's likely not too serious of an injury given that he has at least been on the practice field. Dawson was selected by the Patriots in the second round of the 2018 draft and is expected to play a limited role in New England's secondary this season.

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2019Denver Broncos141915.040000.0002
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2018New England Patriots000000000
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