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Texans' Cameron Dantzler: Signs with Houston
The Texans signed Dantzler on Tuesday, Aaron Wilson of KPRC 2 Houston reports.
The Texans are Dantzler's third team since he was cut by the Vikings back in March. He spent parts of the offseason with the Commanders and Bills. Buffalo cut him from injured reserve with an injury settlement earlier this summer. Now healthy, Dantzler will look to compete for a depth job in Houston's secondary.... See More ... See Less
Cameron Dantzler: Back from injury
Dantzler (undisclosed) tried out for the Texans on Monday, Aaron Wilson of KPRC 2 Houston reports.
The cornerback signed with Buffalo in June, was waived/injured July 28, and then reverted to injured reserve before being let go with an injury settlement. Dantzler was selected by the Vikings in the third round of the 2020 NFL Draft and started 26 of 35 games over three seasons. The fourth-year pro was waived by Minnesota in March after recording 50 tackles and five passes defended in 2022.... See More ... See Less
Cameron Dantzler: Waived by Buffalo
Dantzler (undisclosed) was waived from injured reserve with an injury settlement by the Bills on Sunday, Aaron Wilson of KPRC 2 Houston reports.
Dantzler was initially placed on injured reserve by the Bills on Saturday due to an undisclosed injury, but he'll now be free to sign elsewhere once he's healthy. The 24-year-old appeared in 10 games with the Vikings last year and tallied 50 tackles (45 solo), five pass defenses, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery.... See More ... See Less
Bills' Cameron Dantzler: Lands on IR
Dantzler (undisclosed) reverted to the Bills' injured reserve Saturday, Aaron Wilson of KPRC 2 Houston reports.
Dantzler was waived Friday with an injury designation, though the nature of this issue is unclear after he reportedly sat out practice Thursday due to undisclosed reasons. The 24-year-old cornerback will now be forced to miss the entirety of the 2023 season unless he can reach an injury settlement with the Bills.... See More ... See Less
Cameron Dantzler: Cut by Buffalo
Dantzler (undisclosed) was waived by the Bills Friday with an injury designation, Alaina Getzenberg of ESPN.com reports.
Getzenberg also noted that Dantzler showed up late to Thursday's practice without his helmet and did not participate. Dantzler played in 10 games last season for the Vikings, and he registered 50 tackles, five pass deflections, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery. The 2020 third-round pick was picked up by the Bills in June and was expected to compete for a depth spot in the secondary but will now have to look elsewhere for that opportunity.... See More ... See Less
Bills' Cameron Dantzler: Joins Buffalo
Dantzler signed a one-year contract with the Bills on Wednesday.
Dantzler will head to Buffalo after being waived by the Commanders last week. The cornerback played in 10 games with the Vikings last season, recording 50 tackles, five pass deflections, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery. Dantzler will provide the Bills with additional depth behind Tre'Davious White and Kaiir Elam in the secondary.... See More ... See Less
Cameron Dantzler: Waived by Washington
The Commanders waived Dantzler on Tuesday, John Keim of ESPN.com reports.
Dantzler was cut by the Vikings in March and claimed off waivers by Washington, but he finds himself a free agent for the second time this offseason following May OTAs. The 2020 third-round pick totaled 149 tackles, 17 pass defenses, three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and three defensive touchdowns across 35 appearances with Minnesota, so he should draw at least some interest around the league.... See More ... See Less
Commanders' Cameron Dantzler: Claimed off waivers by Washington
Washington claimed Dantzler off waivers Monday, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Dantzler was waived by Minnesota on Friday and will head to Washington ahead of the new league year. The 2020 third-round pick has totaled 149 tackles, 17 pass defenses, three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and three defensive touchdowns in 35 appearances across his first three NFL seasons. He figures to compete for a rotational role in Washington's secondary during the offseason.... See More ... See Less
Cameron Dantzler: Done in Minnesota
The Vikings waived Dantzler on Friday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
Dantzler began his career in Minnesota back in 2020 and drew nine starts last season, but he was ultimately part of the reason why the Vikings sported a league-worst pass defense. After having registered 50 tackles and five passes defensed in 2022, Dantzler will now look for playing opportunities elsewhere.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Cameron Dantzler: Hindered by injuries again in 2022
Over 10 regular-season games, Dantzler (ankle) registered 50 tackles (45 solo), five passes defended and one fumble recovery in 2022.
Dantzler reprised his starting role from the end of the 2021 campaign, playing at least 89 percent of defensive snaps in all but one of the first seven games in 2022. However, he missed eight of the final 10 games of the season while battling an ankle injury, which limited him to a career-low 10 regular-season contests. The third-year cornerback still has yet to play a full season in his NFL career. With Minnesota's most productive cornerbacks Patrick Peterson and Chandon Sullivan both set to become free agents this offseason, Dantzler could be in line for the team's top cornerback spot heading into the final season of his rookie contract in 2023.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Cameron Dantzler: May miss Sunday
Dantzler (ankle) is expected to be out Sunday against the Giants, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.
Danztler was unable to practice this week and has only played twice since Week 9 against Washington. His likely absence will be a blow to the team's depth at secondary and likely lead to extra opportunity for Chandon Sullivan and Kris Boyd.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Cameron Dantzler: Won't play Sunday
Dantzler (ankle) is inactive for Sunday's matchup against the Giants, Andrew Krammer of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
As expected, Dantzler is inactive for the playoff matchup due to an ankle injury that sidelined him throughout practice this week. His absence will likely lead to extra playing time for Chandon Sullivan and Kris Boyd.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Cameron Dantzler: Questionable for wild-card matchup
Dantzler (ankle/personal) is questionable for Sunday's wild-card matchup against the Giants, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Dantzler hasn't practiced all week and is dealing with a serious personal matter, per head coach Kevin O'Connell. The extent of the situation remains unclear, but it appears Minnesota may be without a key part of its secondary against the Giants on Sunday.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Cameron Dantzler: Misses practice Wednesday
Dantzler (ankle/personal) didn't practice Wednesday.
Dantzler has been dealing with a lingering ankle issue, but he reportedly missed Wednesday's practice for a personal family matter, per Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press. The extent of Dantzler's absence remains unclear, but he'll have two more chances to practice before the Vikings need to make a decision on his status for Sunday's wild-card matchup against the Giants.... See More ... See Less
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