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Saints' Johnathan Abram: Plays nine games for Saints
Abram finished the 2023 regular season with 26 tackles and one interception in nine appearances.
Abram bounced back and forth between New Orleans' practice squad and active roster. While the majority of his playing time came on special teams this season, the 2019 first-round pick saw significant snaps on defense in four of his nine appearances, including when he played every defensive snap over the final two weeks of the regular season. Abram initially joined the Saints on a one-year deal in March, and he is set to become an unrestricted free agent this coming offseason.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Johnathan Abram: Responsible for two turnovers
Abram had five solo tackles, one pass defended, one interception and one forced fumble in Sunday's 23-13 win over the Buccaneers.
Both of Abram's turnovers occurred in the second half of Sunday's win. He jarred the ball out of Rachaad White's hands in the third quarter, a play that helped lead to a Saints field goal seven plays later. Two possessions later, Abram picked off Baker Mayfield on a pass intended for David Moore. It was Abram's first start at strong safety since being signed to the active roster Nov. 30, and he played all 50 defensive snaps in Sunday's victory.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Johnathan Abram: Gets promotion
Abram signed with the Saints' 53-man roster from their practice squad Thursday, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.
Abram had previously been elevated three times this season by New Orleans, although he hasn't suited up since Week 5 against the Patriots. With Marcus Maye (shoulder) questionable for Sunday's game against the Lions, the Saints have opted to bring Abram back to their active roster to strengthen their depth in the secondary.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Johnathan Abram: Back to practice squad
Abram reverted to the Saints' practice squad Monday.
Abram was elevated to the active roster head of Sunday's game against the Buccaneers with Jordan Howden (finger) ruled out. Abram took advantage of his second promotion of the season, registering five tackles (one solo) while playing 52 defensive snaps and seven snaps on special teams. The 2019 first-round pick out of Mississippi State could be called up once more for Week 5 against the Patriots if Howden is unable to suit up.... See More ... See Less
Johnathan Abram: Cut by New Orleans
Abram was released by the Saints on Tuesday, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.
Abram signed with New Orleans this offseason after stints with the Raiders, Packers and Seahawks. The 2019 first-round pick has appeared in 43 games throughout his four-year career, racking up 267 tackles, 14 pass breakups and three interceptions. If the 26-year-old clears waivers, the Saints are expected to add him to their practice squad.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Johnathan Abram: Heading to New Orleans
Abram agreed to a contract with the Saints and is slated to sign with the team Wednesday following a physical, Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com reports.
A first-round selection of the Raiders in the 2019 NFL Draft, Abram was cut loose by Las Vegas in November of last season and caught on with Green Bay and Seattle before the end of the campaign. Neither club sought to bring Abram back in free agency, but the veteran safety will get an opportunity to get his career back on track in New Orleans, where he'll likely fill a depth role in the secondary.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' Johnathan Abram: Claimed by Seattle
Seattle claimed Abram off waivers Wednesday, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.
Abram was waived by the Packers on Tuesday after playing primarily on special teams across two appearances. However, the 2019 first-round pick quickly found a new home and will look to carve out a role in Seattle's secondary, which may be without Ryan Neal (elbow) for Week 13.... See More ... See Less
Johnathan Abram: Done in Green Bay
The Packers waived Abram on Tuesday.
Abram was claimed off waivers by the Packers on Nov. 9, and he ultimately saw game action on two occasions and recorded one tackle in each game. The fourth-year safety is now on the hunt for his next opportunity for playing time.... See More ... See Less
Packers' Johnathan Abram: Packs bags for Green Bay
The Packers claimed Abram off waivers Wednesday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
After being surprisingly waived by Las Vegas on Tuesday, Abram has found another opportunity with a new team where he'll reunite with former Raiders interim coach and current Packers special-teams coach Rich Bisaccia. That may be where he'll see most of his opportunities at first, but he also eventually could find his way into Green Bay's secondary rotation with starter Darnell Savage having struggled somewhat as of late.... See More ... See Less
Johnathan Abram: Done in Las Vegas
Las Vegas waived Abram on Tuesday, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.
The Raiders spent the 27th overall pick to acquire Abram back in 2019, but they've decided to let him go after three and a half seasons anyway. The 26-year-old safety had been ceding work to sophomore second-rounder Trevon Moehrig over Las Vegas' last four games, and the latter should take over as the team's starter next to Duron Harmon moving forward.... See More ... See Less
Raiders' Johnathan Abram: Playing Sunday
Abram (illness) is active Sunday against the Saints.
Abram closed out the week with limited practices back-to-back Thursday and Friday. As a key piece of the Raiders secondary, his ability to take the field Sunday will be a boost for the team's defense.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-0, 205 lbs
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