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Garrett Griffin: Goes back to practice squad
Griffin reverted back to the Lions' practice squad Monday.
Griffin saw his first action of the 2022 season, playing 10 snaps on offense and another seven on special teams. Considering the Lions have spread the ball around to all three of the tight ends on the active roster, it's possible the long-time Saints target could carve out a target or two down the stretch, provided he's activated once more.... See More ... See Less
Lions' Garrett Griffin: Gets call to active roster
The Lions elevated Griffin to the active roster Friday for Saturday's game against the Panthers.
Griffin has yet to play this season, but he'll have a chance to see the field in Week 16 after getting called up to the active roster. Last year, he made 13 appearances for the Saints and caught all four of his targets for 39 yards, but given the Lions' fully healthy tight end corps, it's likely Griffin operates primarily on special teams against Carolina.... See More ... See Less
Garrett Griffin: Lands on practice squad
Detroit signed Griffin to the practice squad Wednesday, Tim Twentyman of the team's official site reports.
The Lions cut Griffin back in mid-August, but he now returns in an emergency reserve role. The four-year veteran is a capable blocker and suited up for 13 games with the Saints last season.... See More ... See Less
Garrett Griffin: Cut loose Monday
The Lions released Griffin on Monday.
Detroit signed Griffin as a free agent in March after the Saints chose not to tender him earlier in the month. The 28-year-old missed the final four games of the 2021 season after being placed on New Orleans' IR with a hamstring injury in Week 15. Griffin has recorded five career receptions since joining the Saints in 2017, and he will now look to sign with a new team in need of tight-end depth this preseason.... See More ... See Less
Lions' Garrett Griffin: Signs with Detroit
Griffin agreed to a contract with the Lions on Thursday, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports.
Griffin appeared in a career-high 13 games with the Saints in 2021 and hauled in all four of his targets for 39 yards. He wasn't tendered a contract by New Orleans in early March but will attempt to carve out a depth role with the Lions in 2022.... See More ... See Less
Garrett Griffin: Set to hit free agency
The Saints did not tender Griffin's contract Monday, so he will become a free agent, Nick Underhill of NewOrleans.Football reports.
Griffin caught all four of his targets for 39 yards across 13 games in 2021. The 27-year-old tight end saw snaps on offense and special teams in every game until he suffered a season-ending hamstring injury Week 14. However, he appears to be healthy heading into the offseason, so it's possible he draws interest from teams in search of tight end depth.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Garrett Griffin: Four catches in 2021
Griffin caught four of four targets for 39 yards across 13 games in 2021.
Finally seeing consistent playing time, Griffin saw snaps on offense and special teams in every game appearance before suffering a season-ending hamstring injury Week 14. However, the 27-year-old participated in practice after being designated to return from IR in early January, per Nick Underhill of NewOrleans.Football, so Griffin seems to be entering the offseason in good shape.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Garrett Griffin: Designated to return from IR
Griffin (hamstring) was designated to return from injured reserve Wednesday, Nick Underhill of NewOrleans.Football reports.
The Saints will now have 21 days to either activate the tight end or leave him on the IR to end the season, though it may not matter considering they're on the outside looking in when it comes to making the playoffs. Griffin has been out since Dec. 18 while dealing with the hamstring issue, playing in all 13 of the Saints' games prior to the injury while making four catches for 39 yards.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Garrett Griffin: Placed on IR
The Saints have placed Griffin (hamstring) on injured reserve, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.
The Saints are hopeful that Griffin will be able to return in three weeks for the regular-season finale versus the Falcons. Nick Vannett and Juwan Johnson are now the only two healthy tight ends on the roster.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Garrett Griffin: Out for Sunday
Griffin (hamstring) is out Sunday against the Buccaneers, Jenna Laine of ESPN.com reports.
Griffin was unable to practice all week with the injury. Listed third on the Saints' tight end positional depth chart, Griffin has four catches on four targets for 39 yards this season.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Garrett Griffin: No catches against Atlanta
Griffin was not targeted with a pass during Sunday's 27-25 loss to the Falcons.
After catching three passes last week, Griffin returned to blocking duties for the vast majority of the game.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Garrett Griffin: Catches three passes
Griffin caught three of three targets for 30 yards during Sunday's 36-27 win over Tampa Bay.
Griffin hadn't even been targeted with a pass all season before catching three of them Sunday. However, it's possible the Air Force product could go the rest of the season without matching this production.... See More ... See Less
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