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Saints' Tyrann Mathieu: Tackling production dips in 2023
Mathieu appeared in all 17 games during the 2023 regular season, tallying 75 tackles and nine passes defended, including four interceptions.
Mathieu logged 16 fewer tackles compared to the 2022 campaign when he recorded a career-high 91. However, he remained effective in coverage during his second season with New Orleans, tallying at least three interceptions for the fifth season in a row to go along with the fourth pick-six of his 11-year career. Mathieu will enter the final season of his three-year, $28.3 million contract with New Orleans in 2024.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Tyrann Mathieu: Has decent day Sunday
Mathieu recorded five tackles (three solo) in Sunday's 23-13 win at Tampa Bay.
Mathieu's five total tackles in Week 17 brought his total on the season to 72, good for fifth on his team heading into this weekend's regular-season finale. New Orleans will host the run-heavy Falcons in Week 18.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Tyrann Mathieu: Active in Week 16 loss
Mathieu recorded nine tackles (six solo) and a pass breakup in the Saints' 30-22 loss to the Rams on Thursday.
The safety played every single defensive snap for the 11th time in 15 games. Mathieu has recorded 67 tackles, eight pass breakups and three interceptions so far during his second season in New Orleans.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Tyrann Mathieu: Season-best tackling effort in loss
Mathieu racked up nine tackles (six solo) and one pass defensed during Thursday's 30-22 loss to the Rams.
Mathieu is up to 67 tackles (46 solo) to go with eight pass breakups and three interceptions across 15 appearances on the season. The veteran safety remains an every-down starter for the Saints, and he may need to come up big again in order for the team to contain Baker Mayfield and the Buccaneers' offense Week 17.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Tyrann Mathieu: Picks off two passes Sunday
Mathieu notched four tackles (three solo) and two interceptions in Sunday's 24-15 loss to the Falcons.
Mathieu halted a Falcons drive deep into New Orleans territory by picking off Desmond Ridder at the Saints' one-yard line late in the second quarter. The veteran struck again in the third period, picking off Ridder on a deep pass intended for Van Jefferson. The interceptions were Mathieu's second and third of the campaign, giving him at least three pickoffs in five straight seasons.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Tyrann Mathieu: Suits up for Week 8
Mathieu (foot) is active for Sunday's game against the Colts, John Hendrix of SI.com reports.
In a sign of good news for the Saints' secondary, Mathieu and starting strong safety Marcus Maye (illness, hamstring) will both play Sunday. Mathieu has played in all seven contests so far this season and has amassed 26 tackles (16 solo) and an interception returned for a touchdown.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Tyrann Mathieu: Questionable to suit up Week 8
The Saints have ruled Mathieu (foot) questionable to play Sunday versus the Colts.
Mathieu began Week 8 prep with a pair of limited practices, but his outlook was improved by his ability to log a full practice session Friday. The safety was also listed as questionable for last Thursday's loss to Jacksonville, but he played in that game and logged 98 percent of the team's defensive snaps. Mathieu hasn't missed a regular-season contest since the opening game of Kansas City's 2021 slate, and he appears to have a good chance of extending his streak to 41 straight matchups this coming Sunday.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Tyrann Mathieu: Still limited at practice Wednesday
Mathieu (foot) was a limited participant at practice Wednesday.
Mathieu played through his foot injury in Week 7, so New Orleans is likely just giving him some extra rest to start the week. If he can practice in full Thursday or Friday, he would probably go into the weekend without an injury designation.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Tyrann Mathieu: Playing Thursday
Mathieu (foot) is active for Thursday night's game against the Jaguars.
The safety was a limited participant in practice this week leading up to the game. Mathieu has started all six contests this season and recorded 23 tackles, an interception and two additional defensed passes.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Tyrann Mathieu: Questionable versus Jacksonville
Mathieu is questionable for Thursday's game against the Jaguars with a foot injury.
Mathieu was a limited participant in practice all week and is now officially listed as questionable for Thursday's game. With Lonnie Johnson (hamstring) also dealing with an injury, the Saints could find themselves thin at safety if either Mathieu or Johnson doesn't play.... See More ... See Less
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