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Sport 49ers promote Dion Jordan to reinforce defense amid slew of injuries

05:30  05 october  2020
05:30  05 october  2020 Source:   profootballrumors.com

Vikings plan to sign veteran safety George Iloka to practice squad

  Vikings plan to sign veteran safety George Iloka to practice squad Iloka offers years of NFL experience, including three seasons under Mike Zimmer‘s tutelage. Iloka hasn’t seen live action since his 2018 season with the Vikings. In that season, Iloka appeared in all 16 games while starting in three. He’s best known for his time with the Bengals, where he played for six years and served as a starter for five. During his run with the Bengals, the Boise State product registered nine interceptions and made 446 tackles.In other Vikings news, the club has restructured the contract of Eric Kendricks to free up millions in cap space.

The San Francisco 49 ers have signed defensive lineman Dion Jordan to a one-year contract. Jordan was the No. 3 overall pick by Miami in 2013 but has never lived up to his billing because of Jordan played two seasons in Seattle, where he got experience playing in a similar style defense to

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The 49ers have promoted defensive end Dion Jordan from the practice squad to the active roster, per a club announcement. Jordan will provide reinforcement up front following the Niners’ rash of injuries, which includes season-ending ACL tears for defensive end Nick Bosa and defensive lineman Solomon Thomas.

a close up of a person wearing a helmet: Defensive end Dion Jordan will hope to bolster the 49ers' injury-decimated defense. © Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports Defensive end Dion Jordan will hope to bolster the 49ers' injury-decimated defense.

Jordan’s NFL career has taken some odd turns, to say the least. After being selected No. 3 overall by the Dolphins, Jordan did little to justify his pre-draft hype. After some underwhelming seasons, missed seasons and a number of suspensions, Jordan found his way to the Seahawks in 2017. In 2018, he showed some promise as a rotational piece, and he parlayed that into a one-year deal with the Raiders.

49ers’ Solomon Thomas suffers torn ACL

  49ers’ Solomon Thomas suffers torn ACL This marks a lost season for the former No. 3 overall pick in the 2017 draft after a string of disappointing campaigns. The Stanford product started at least 12 games in each of his first two seasons.Thomas didn’t just go down in the same game — he went down two plays after Bosa. This marks a lost season for the former No. 3 overall pick in the 2017 draft after a string of disappointing campaigns. The Stanford product started at least 12 games in each of his first two seasons but was first string just three times in 2019. After playing on just 41% of the Niners snaps, he turned into more of a role player than the star SF envisioned.

Robert Saleh talks 49 ers defense , Jason Verrett, Dontae Johnson, Jaquiski Tartt, Dion Jordan , Ziggy Ansah. San Francisco 49 ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh spoke with reporters after Thursday's practice as the team prepares to play the Philadelphia Eagles.

San Francisco 49 ers promote former Oregon Ducks lineman Hroniss Grasu from practice squad. The San Francisco 49 ers today announced they had promoted OL Hroniss Grasu (huh-ROW-niss, GRA-sue) to the active roster from the team's practice squad.

a close up of a person wearing a helmet: Defensive end Dion Jordan will hope to bolster the 49ers' injury-decimated defense. © Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports Defensive end Dion Jordan will hope to bolster the 49ers' injury-decimated defense.

He hooked on with the Niners in early August, only to be dropped from the roster before the season opener. After landing on their taxi squad, Jordan now has another opportunity at redemption, by way of the injury bug.


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a group of people playing football on a field: In a nightmare scenario for the Giants, superstar running back Saquon Barkley exited the game in the second quarter and did not return.  Barkley went down in a heap and had to be carted into the locker-room to undergo further testing on his right knee. The injury appeared to be severe and had a

In 2019, Jordan saw time in seven games for the Raiders. He finished out with a grand total of five tackles, two sacks and one pass defensed. His first chance to play in 2020 will come this Sunday against the Giants at the Meadowlands.

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Vikings promote veteran safety George Iloka from practice squad

  Vikings promote veteran safety George Iloka from practice squad Iloka brings extensive experience for a practice squad player, joining a few players in that regard in this historically unusual season, and will resume his career with the team for which he last played. Iloka played 16 games for the 2018 Vikings but was out of football last season. The Vikings are off to a brutal start, having been unable to compete with the Packers and Colts. Their defense ranks 20th in DVOA.

The 49 ers have signed former first-round defensive end Dion Jordan to a one-year contract. Jordan spent the 2019 season with the Raiders, recording two sacks in seven games. Ranking the most impactful injuries of Week 2: Barnwell on Bosa, Barkley, Lock and more.

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