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Anthony Averett: Joins Lions' practice squad
Detroit signed Averett to its practice squad Tuesday, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.
Averett was cut loose by San Francisco prior to Week 1 as he dealt with an injury, but he has now found another opportunity with a new team. After Emmanuel Moseley sustained a ruptured ACL on Sunday, the Lions may have an opening at corner on their 53-man roster.... See More ... See Less
Anthony Averett: Reaches injury settlement
Averett (undisclosed) was released from the 49ers' injured reserve Thursday after both parties agreed to an injury settlement, Aaron Wilson of KPRC 2 Houston reports.
Averett was in danger of missing the entire 2023 campaign before this injury settlement was agreed upon. It is unclear what specific injury is nagging him, but he will now be able to sign elsewhere once he is back to full health. The 28-year-old recorded 13 tackles (12 solo) across seven games in Las Vegas last year.... See More ... See Less
49ers' Anthony Averett: Placed on IR
Averett (undisclosed) was placed on injured reserve Friday, Josh Dubow of the Associated Press reports.
Averett is slated to miss the entire 2023 season unless he works out an injury settlement with the team. He finished the 2022 campaign on injured reserve due to a toe injury, but it's unclear if his absence in 2023 is related to that injury or a different one.... See More ... See Less
49ers' Anthony Averett: Lands with San Francisco
Averett agreed to a one-year deal with the 49ers on Thursday.
The 2018 fourth-round pick out of Alabama has found a new home after spending the first five years of his career with Baltimore and Las Vegas. He ended last season on injured reserve with a toe injury, but in his seven games (six starts) with the Raiders, he recorded 13 tackles and one defensed pass. Expect the veteran corner to compete for a depth spot on the 49ers defense ahead of the coming season.... See More ... See Less
Anthony Averett: Tries out with Chicago
The Panthers hosted Averett for a workout Tuesday, Aaron Wilson of KPRC 2 Houston reports.
Averett is looking for another opportunity to catch on with a team after recovering from a toe injury suffered last year. The 28-year-old appeared in seven games for the Raiders last season and logged 13 tackles (12 solo).... See More ... See Less
Raiders' Anthony Averett: IR-bound again
Las Vegas placed Averett (toe) on its injured reserve list Tuesday ahead of Sunday's game versus the Chargers, Josh Dubow of The Associated Press reports.
Averett already missed four weeks early in the season with a thumb injury, and he'll now be required to miss at least the next four games as well. The 2020 fourth-rounder Amik Robertson will likely see a significantly higher share of snaps in Averett's absence.... See More ... See Less
Raiders' Anthony Averett: Exits early
Averett has left Sunday's game against the Seahawks early due to a toe injury.
Averett's absence will leave the Raiders light at corner. While the 27-year-old is out, Tyler Hall and Sam Webb will be candidates for extra opportunities on the field.... See More ... See Less
Raiders' Anthony Averett: Returns to 53-man roster
Averett (thumb) was activated from injured reserve Saturday, Aaron Wilson of ProFootballNetwork.com reports.
Averett suffered a broken thumb Week 1 against the Chargers and underwent surgery to repair it. His return to the field Sunday will be a boost to the Raiders secondary against the Texans.... See More ... See Less
Raiders' Anthony Averett: Designated to return
Averett (thumb) was designated to return from injured reserve Wednesday, Rachel Gossen of the Raiders' official site reports.
Averett was placed on IR after breaking his right thumb during the Raiders' season opener, forcing him to sit out the last four weeks. Now, the 27-year-old has been designated to return at the earliest possible opportunity, opening up a 21-day window for him to practice and be restored to the active roster. Averett's first chance to play will come Sunday against the Texans.... See More ... See Less
Raiders' Anthony Averett: Lands on IR
Averett (thumb) was placed on injured reserve Monday.
Averett suffered a broken thumb in Sunday's loss to the Chargers and will require surgery. He's expected to miss at least a month, and the move to IR means he'll be out until at least Week 6 against the Texans. In absence, Amik Robertson and Roderic Teamer will likely be looking at extra opportunity.... See More ... See Less
Raiders' Anthony Averett: Headed for surgery
Averett was diagnosed Monday with a broken right thumb and will undergo surgery, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
Per Rapoport, Averett will likely miss at least a month, which means he could land on injured reserve. In his absence, Amik Robertson and Roderic Teamer could have expanded roles moving forward.... See More ... See Less
Raiders' Anthony Averett: Won't return Sunday
Averett has been ruled out for the remainder of Sunday's game against the Chargers due to a thumb injury.
Averett didn't record any counting stats to begin Sunday's matchup, and he was ruled out for the game in the third quarter. It's not yet clear whether his injury will prevent him from playing against the Cardinals next Sunday.... See More ... See Less
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