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Commanders' Brandon Dillon: Lands on IR
Dillon (undisclosed) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, Nicki Jhabvala of The Washington Post reports.
Dillon's injury details are unknown but unless he reaches an injury settlement with the team, he'll miss the 2023 campaign.... See More ... See Less
Commanders' Brandon Dillon: Joins Washington
The Commanders signed Dillon on Tuesday.
Dillon appeared in five games for the Vikings between 2019 and 2021, totaling just one reception for six yards. However, despite bouncing around a few organizations, he hasn't appeared in a regular-season NFL game since. The undrafted tight end out of Marian figures to be a long shot to make Washington's Week 1 roster, but he will provide some depth to a position group that recently lost Armani Rogers (Achilles) for the entire 2023 campaign.... See More ... See Less
Brandon Dillon: Let go by Saints
Dillon was waived by the Saints on Wednesday, Nick Underhill of NewOrleans.Football reports.
Dillon spent his first three seasons with the Vikings and has been on both the Saints and Jets roster this offseason. He'll likely have the chance to latch onto a practice squad roster for the 2022 campaign.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Brandon Dillon: Finds new home
Dillon signed with the Saints on Tuesday, Aaron Wilson of ProFootballNetwork.com reports.
Dillon joined the Jets last December after spending most of the last three years on the Vikings' practice squad. He was waived in May but now has found a new home in New Orleans. Over the past three years Dillon appeared in five games, making one catch on one target for six yards. He'll now compete for a roster spot on a crowded Saints tight end depth chart.... See More ... See Less
Brandon Dillon: Gets cut Tuesday
Dillon was waived by the Jets on Monday, Ethan Greenberg of the team's official site reports.
Dillon re-upped with the Jets in January on a reserve/future contract after joining the squad in December, which followed his departure from the Vikings. The 25-year-old had spent the better part of the last three seasons with Minnesota, appearing in a total of four games and earning one reception on one target for six yards in that time span.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Brandon Dillon: Inks futures deal
Dillon signed a reserve/future contract with the Jets on Monday.
Dillon joined the Jets' practice squad in late December after being cut from the Vikings' practice squad, and he'll remain with New York heading into the offseason. He's appeared in five games for Minnesota over the past three seasons and has one catch for six yards.... See More ... See Less
Brandon Dillon: Joins Jets' practice squad
Dillon was signed to the Jets' practice squad Wednesday.
Dillon was cut from the Vikings' practice squad Tuesday but it didn't take long for him to latch on with a new team. Dillon played 22 snaps on special teams in his lone game appearance of the season for Minnesota.... See More ... See Less
Brandon Dillon: Cut from Vikings' practice squad
Dillon was cut by the Vikings on Tuesday, Craig Peters of the team's official site reports.
The tight end appeared in one game with the Vikings this season, logging 22 snaps on special-teams. Dillon will now look for another squad for an opportunity to join the active roster.... See More ... See Less
Brandon Dillon: Hits waivers
The Vikings waived Dillon on Saturday.
Dillon didn't play on offense in the season-opening loss to the Bengals, though he handled 22 special-teams snaps. If Dillon clears waivers, he'll land on the practice squad.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Brandon Dillon: Not used on offense
Dillon did not play a snap on offense and played 22 snaps on special teams in Sunday's loss to the Bengals.
Dillon was listed ahead of Chris Herndon as the No. 2 tight end on the depth chart ahead of Week 1, but he wasn't used on offense. He should be behind Tyler Conklin and Herndon going forward as far as involvement on offense, with Herndon getting acclimated after his late preseason trade to the Vikings from the Jets.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Brandon Dillon: Nabs future deal
The Vikings signed Dillon (ankle) to a reserve/future contract Monday, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Dillon spent the duration of the 2020 season on the Vikings' practice squad. The 23-year-old tight end was elevated to the active roster for three games. Dillon will vie for a depth role next season.... See More ... See Less
Brandon Dillon: Shifts to COVID-19 list
The Vikings placed Dillon (ankle) on the practice squad COVID-19 list Tuesday, per the NFL's official transaction log.
Dillon was eligible to return from the practice squad injured list Tuesday, but he'll remain away from the team as he works through COVID-19 protocol. With the playoffs out of reach, Dillon likely won't practice again this year.... See More ... See Less
Brandon Dillon: Back to practice squad
Dillon (ankle) reverted back to Minnesota's practice squad Monday, per the NFL's official transaction log.
Dillon was on the field Sunday against Jacksonville for two offensive snaps and four special-teams snaps. He's recorded one catch for six yards in three games this season.... See More ... See Less
Brandon Dillon: Out with ankle injury
Dillon (ankle) was placed on the practice squad injury list Tuesday.
The 23-year-old suffered the injury during Sunday's win over the Jaguars and reverted back to the practice squad Monday. Dillon will be unavailable for at least the next couple weeks while on the injury list.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Brandon Dillon: Injury ends day early
Dillon (ankle) has been ruled out for the remainder of Sunday's matchup against the Jaguars.
The 23-year-old was bumped up to the active roster for a second consecutive game with Irv Smith sitting out because of a back injury. Dillon has now been beset with an issue of his own, leaving Kyle Rudolph and Tyler Conklin as Minnesota's only available tight ends for the remainder of the contest.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Brandon Dillon: Bumps to active roster
The Vikings elevated Dillon to the active roster Saturday.
Irv Smith (back) is set to miss a second straight game, so Dillon will slot in as the No. 3 tight end behind Kyle Rudolph and Tyler Conklin in Sunday's game against the Jaguars. Dillon has played two games this year, catching one pass for six yards over 10 snaps on offense.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Brandon Dillon: Gets first reception
Dillon had one reception for six yards on his lone target in Sunday's win over Carolina.
It was his first reception of the season. Dillon played eight snaps on offense and was activated from the practice squad with Irv Smith sidelined with a groin injury. Dillon may move back to the bench when Smith returns.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Brandon Dillon: Promoted from practice squad
Dillon was elevated to the Vikings' active roster from the practice squad Saturday.
The 23-year-old is up from the practice squad as an extra player for Sunday's matchup with Carolina. Dillon played a pair of offensive snaps during his previous appearance this season.... See More ... See Less
Brandon Dillon: Reverts to practice squad
Dillon reverted to Minnesota's practice squad after Monday's 19-13 win over the Bears, per the NFL's official transaction log.
The 23-year-old was elevated to the active roster as an extra player for Monday's contest and played two offensive snaps. Dillon served as a reserve tight end with Irv Smith (groin) sidelined and saw minimal playing time.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-5, 250 lbs
|Birthplace: Bringhurst, IN
|School: Marian (Ind.)