It was a blockbuster trade since Beckham is one of the top wide receivers in the league, but Peppers fills a much needed vacancy at safety for the Giants after Landon Collins agreed to a deal with the Redskins. Derrick Kindred is the favorite to fill into Peppers starting role on the Browns defense. Peppers had a solid sophomore season in 2018, compiling 79 tackles, a sack, five pass breakups and an interception. He has two years remaining on his rookie contract.
Peppers (neck) is active Sunday against the Bengals.
Peppers saw his status come into question after missing Thursday's practice due to a neck injury, but was able to return to action Friday on a limited basis. The second-year defensive back hasn't missed a game all year, and Sunday will be no different for the team's fourth-leading tackler.
Peppers (neck) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Bengals, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.
Peppers was added to the injury report as a non-participant Thursday, as his status for this weekend remains in doubt. The second-year safety did return to practice according to Mary Kay Cabot of The Cleveland Plain Dealer, which is an encouraging sign. Derrick Kindred and Briean Boddy-Calhoun are both likely to see increased workloads Sunday should Peppers be sidelined.
Peppers (neck) did not practice Thursday, Scott Petrak of the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram reports.
Peppers is a surprising addition to Thursday's injury report, after having not been listed to begin the week. The second-year safety's status for Sunday's game against the Bengals now appears up in the air due to a neck injury. The extent of his participation in Friday's practice will shed some light on Peppers' chances of suiting up.
Peppers had six solo tackles, an interception and a sack in Saturday's win over the Broncos.
The interception is Peppers' first of the season while the sack is the first of his career. The second-year safety has 68 tackles (47 solo) and five passes defensed through 14 games this season.
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