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Top Nate Hairston News

  • Cardinals' Nate Hairston: Signs contract

    Hairston (undisclosed) has signed a reserve/future contract with the Cardinals, per the NFL's official transaction log.

    Hairston was placed on the practice squad injury list on Dec. 28 with an undisclosed injury, but his reserve/future contract signing indicates the issue is not serious. He will now set his sights on making an impression with the club during the 2023 offseason.

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  • Nate Hairston: Hits practice squad injured list

    Hairston (undisclosed) was moved to the Cardinals' practice squad injured list Wednesday, Donnie Druin of SI.com reports.

    Hairston had been elevated from the practice squad for each of Arizona's previous two contests, logging three defensive snaps and 17 special-teams snaps against Denver in Week 15 and playing all 17 of his snaps on special teams in Week 16. The nature of Hairston's issue is unclear, though he was seen heading to the locker room with an apparent injury during Arizona's Christmas Day loss to Tampa Bay.

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  • Vikings' Nate Hairston: Clears physical examination

    Hairston was removed from the Vikings' active/non-football injury list Monday.

    Hairston made a relatively quick return from the active/NFI list after he was considered day-to-day while dealing with a banged-up lower ankle during last week's practices. The 2017 fifth-round pick landed with the fourth team of his NFL career when he signed a one-year contract with Minnesota in March, and he likely will need to carve out a role on special teams in order to make the squad's final 53-man roster.

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  • Vikings' Nate Hairston: Dealing with ankle injury

    Hairston is day-to-day with an ankle injury, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

    Vikings coach Kevin O'Connell provided clarity to Hairston's status Thursday, explaining that the cornerback is day-to-day with a banged up lower ankle. Hairston is on the active/non-football injury list, but Thursday's news makes it seem like he'll be back at practice soon.

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  • Vikings' Nate Hairston: Starts camp on NFI list

    Hairston (undisclosed) was placed on the active/non-football injury list Tuesday.

    Hairston will be sidelined as the Vikings begin training camp. Once healthy, the 28-year-old cornerback will compete for a depth spot in Minnesota's secondary.

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  • Vikings' Nate Hairston: Gets opportunity with Minnesota

    Hairston signed with the Vikings on Monday.

    Hairston provides depth in Minnesota's secondary after spending the 2021 season in Denver. He served primarily on special teams with the Broncos, though he also has started 18 games across five professional campaigns and recorded two career interceptions.

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  • Broncos' Nate Hairston: Activated from COVID list

    Hairston (illness) was activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list Tuesday.

    Hairston missed the season finale while on the COVID-19 list but is now clear of the league protocols. He had nine tackles (six solo) and four passes defensed while primarily playing special teams across 16 games this season, and he is set to become an unrestricted free agent.

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  • Broncos' Nate Hairston: Enters COVID protocols

    Hairston (illness) was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Friday, Aric DiLalla of the Broncos' official site reports.

    Hairston was initially listed as questionable for Saturday against the Chiefs due to a non-COVID illness. With Hairston, Ronald Darby (shoulder) and Patrick Surtain (calf) all out Saturday against the Chiefs, the Broncos' secondary will be light on depth.

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  • Broncos' Nate Hairston: Questionable for Week 18

    Hairston (illness) is questionable to play in Week 18 versus the Chiefs, Aric DiLalla of the Broncos' official website reports.

    Hairston has been inactive for both of the Broncos' practices to open the week while dealing with a non-COVID illness, causing him to be considered questionable for Saturday's season finale. The cornerback still has Friday to prove his health, but if he's a no-go this weekend, Michael Ojemudia could be one of the beneficiaries when it comes to snap counts on the defense.

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  • Broncos' Nate Hairston: Promoted by Broncos

    Hairston was promoted to the Broncos' active roster Tuesday, Mike Klis of 9News Denver reports.

    Hairston was signed to the team's practice squad but had been elevated for the Week 1 matchup against the Giants. He played exclusively on special teams in that contest and could remain in a similar role moving forward.

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  • Broncos' Nate Hairston: Re-signs with Broncos

    Hairston will re-sign with Denver on Saturday, Mike Klis of 9News Denver reports.

    Hairston was released earlier this week in a procedural move, but he'll quickly return to the fold. Hairston made his Broncos debut during Week 15 of last season, playing 16 defensive snaps and five on special teams.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-0, 185 lbs
Birthplace: Washington, DC
Age: 29
School: Temple
Experience: 6