AFC South Standings

Team Div Overall
4-2-0 10-7-0
4-2-0 9-8-0
3-3-0 9-8-0
1-5-0 6-11-0

2023 Defensive

STATS CMB
Total Tackles
SCK
Sacks
FUM
Forced Fumbles
INT
Interceptions
TD
Interceptions Returned For Touchdown
Regular Season 76 0.5 0 0 0
Post Season 8 0.0 0 0 0

Top Denzel Perryman News

  • Texans' Denzel Perryman: Ready to go for divisional round

    Perryman (ribs) does not carry an injury designation into Saturday's divisional-round matchup with the Ravens.

    Perryman suffered an injury to his ribs in the Texans' wild-card round win over the Browns and he was limited at the team's three practices this week, but he appears to be ready to go for the divisional round. The middle linebacker recorded three solo tackles before exiting Houston's victory over Cleveland, and he'll look to return to form with a full workload in Baltimore.

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  • Texans' Denzel Perryman: Avoids serious injury

    Perryman's rib injury is not considered to be serious and he's expected to return for the divisional round, Aaron Wilson of KPRC 2 Houston reports.

    Perryman exited the Texans' wild-card win over the Browns with a ribs injury, but it seems as if this issue won't hinder his availability going forward. The 31-year-old linebacker was able to record three total tackles, including one tackle for loss before exiting Saturday's affair and he'll look to add to those totals next weekend.

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  • Texans' Denzel Perryman: Exits wild-card game with rib issue

    Perryman injured his ribs in Saturday's playoff contest against Cleveland and is questionable to return.

    Perryman exited in the second half of the contest, though it's unclear how the injury occurred. The linebacker racked up three tackles early in the first quarter but hadn't posted any more between then and his exit. Neville Hewitt could see more snaps if Perryman is unable to return.

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  • Texans' Denzel Perryman: Active Sunday

    Perryman (Achilles) is active for Sunday's game against the Browns.

    The starting middle linebacker practiced on a limited basis throughout the week and carried a questionable tag into Sunday. In nine games this season, Perryman has 61 tackles and two passes defensed.

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  • Texans' Denzel Perryman: Listed as questionable for Week 16

    Perryman (Achilles) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Browns.

    Perryman was a limited participant in all three practice sessions this week to give himself a chance to play Sunday. Since returning from his suspension, he has 20 tackles (11 solo) in three games.

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  • Texans' Denzel Perryman: Double-digit tackles in win

    Perryman tallied 11 tackles (seven solo) during Sunday's 19-16 overtime win over the Titans.

    Perryman recorded double-digit tackles for the first time since Week 1, handling 92 percent of defensive snaps during the Houston's narrow overtime win. The veteran linebacker has handled at least 80 percent of defensive snaps in three of his last four appearances, putting him on the IDP fantasy radar as a potential flex option versus the Browns in Week 16.

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  • Texans' Denzel Perryman: Back from suspension

    Perryman was reinstated from the reserve/suspended list Monday.

    Perryman is in line to return from a two-game suspension in Week 13 versus the Broncos. He's been productive when he's been on the field so far this season with 41 tackles in six games, making him a reasonable IDP play come Sunday.

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  • Texans' Denzel Perryman: Suspension reduced

    The NFL announced Wednesday that Perryman had his three-game suspension reduced to two games following an appeal.

    Perryman was handed the suspension after the NFL deemed that he accrued the sixth violation of his career of rules intended to protect player health and safety of players. After having his suspension reduced, Perryman will now miss games Week 11 against the Cardinals and Week 12 against the Jaguars before returning to action Week 13 versus the Broncos. Perryman has totaled 41 tackles and a half sack through six appearances on the season.

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  • Texans' Denzel Perryman: Handed down suspension

    Perryman was suspended by the NFL on Tuesday for three games due to repeated violations of playing rules intended to protect the health and safety of players, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

    Perryman's suspension comes after he lowered his head and delivered a blow to Ja'Marr Chase in the fourth quarter of Sunday's win over the Bengals, which resulted in a flag for unnecessary roughness. Due to having received six violations for this rule in his career, including in Week 2 of this season, Vice President of Football Operations Jon Runyan handed down the suspension. Perryman can appeal the suspension, but it's not yet known if he will. While the 30-year-old is out of action, Henry To'oTo'o, Christian Harris and Blake Cashman should be the Texans' primary options at linebacker.

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  • Texans' Denzel Perryman: Productive in return

    Perryman registered nine tackles (six solo), including half a sack, in Houston's 15-13 loss to the Panthers on Sunday.

    Perryman missed the team's previous game with a hand injury and was productive in his return, as led the team in tackles while also getting to the quarterback for the first time this season. The 2015 second-round pick now has 30 tackles (18 solo) in four games and will look to add to those totals versus Tampa Bay next week.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 5-11, 240 lbs
Birthplace: Miami, FL
Age: 31
School: Miami (Fla.)
Experience: 9