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Darius Philon: Tries out with Bengals
The Bengals worked out Philon on Tuesday, Aaron Wilson of ProFootballNetwork.com reports.
Philon underwent offseason surgery to address a knee injury that he sustained during the 2021 campaign, and his workout in Cincinnati on Tuesday implies that he's healthy and ready for NFL action once again. The 28-year-old defensive lineman collected 27 tackles, two sacks, two passes defensed and two fumble recoveries across 11 games played for the Raiders last season, and he'll now work for another opportunity to log snaps on an active roster.... See More ... See Less
Raiders' Darius Philon: Undergoing second surgery
Philon is set to undergo a second surgical procedure to address his knee injury, Josh Dubow of the Associated Press reports.
Philon announced the surgery via his personal Twitter account Monday, and he appeared to express frustration with his recovery thus far. The defensive tackle performed well through 11 appearances last season before suffering a knee injury in Week 18 and landing on IR.... See More ... See Less
Raiders' Darius Philon: Placed on IR
Philon (knee) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday.
Philon suffered a significant knee injury in the Raiders' Week 18 victory over the Chargers, finishing the contest with four tackles and a pass deflection. With the defensive tackle out of action, the Raiders may turn to the likes of Solomon Thomas and Kendal Vickers for increased snaps.... See More ... See Less
Raiders' Darius Philon: Suffers significant injury
Philon suffered a significant knee injury Sunday against the Chargers, according to head coach Rich Bisaccia, Josh Dubow of the Associated Press reports.
Philon's exact injury is unknown as is a timetable for a return. However, it doesn't sound good regarding Philon's ability to come back at any point in the playoffs if the Raiders are able to advance past the Bengals on Saturday.... See More ... See Less
Raiders' Darius Philon: Won't return Sunday
Philon (knee) won't return to Sunday's game against the Chargers.
Philon was carted off the field late in the fourth quarter of Sunday's matchup and was ruled out for the remainder of the game shortly after. Prior to his departure, he recorded four tackles (three solo) and a pass defense.... See More ... See Less
Raiders' Darius Philon: Exits COVID-19 protocols
Philon (illness) exited the reserve/COVID-19 list Saturday.
Philon was added to the league's health protocols after testing positive for the virus earlier this week, but he has recovered quickly enough to be available for Sunday's game against the Colts. Philon has appeared in nine games for the Raiders this season, racking up 15 tackles (11 solo), two sacks, and two recovered fumbles.... See More ... See Less
Raiders' Darius Philon: Placed on COVID list
Philon has landed on the Raiders reserve/COVID-19 list.
Philon has reportedly tested positive for the virus per Tom Pelissero of NFL Network. Thus, he will be unable to return to action until he clears the league's health and safety protocols.... See More ... See Less
Raiders' Darius Philon: Back to active roster
Philon was activated off injured reserve Saturday.
Philon is ready to return from his ankle injury, having not played since Week 9 against the Giants. Philon should return to his rotational role along the Raiders' defensive line Sunday against the Chiefs.... See More ... See Less
Raiders' Darius Philon: Closing in on return
Philon (ankle) was designated to return from injured reserve Wednesday.
Philon has been sidelined for each of the team's last four games and will be able to retake the field as soon as he is medically cleared. Prior to going down, Philon served as a rotational defensive lineman while racking up 11 tackles and two sacks across six games.... See More ... See Less
Raiders' Darius Philon: Dealing with ankle injury
Philon (ankle) isn't expected to practice Wednesday, Tashan Reed of The Athletic reports.
Reed reports that Philon picked up the ankle injury during the Raiders' Week 9 loss to the Giants. The 27-year-old defensive tackle played 20 defensive snaps and recovered a fumble during the loss, but his status for Week 10 is in jeopardy.... See More ... See Less
Raiders' Darius Philon: Joins Raiders
Las Vegas signed Philon to a contract Monday.
Philon had consecutive 16-game seasons with the Chargers from 2017-18, but he hasn't seen any NFL action since being cut by the Cardinals due to off-field issues from August 2019. Vincent Bonsignore of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that Philon still is being reviewed under the league's personal conduct policy, but that the legal case against him is listed as closed by the Maricopa County Attorney's office. Philon can be considered a reclamation project for the Raiders.... See More ... See Less
Darius Philon: Gets cut following arrest
The Cardinals released Philon on Saturday, Darren Urban of the team's official site reports.
Brought in to bolster the Cardinals defensive line as a free agent in March, Philon instead finds himself without a job following his arrest Friday morning. Any team that takes a chance on Philon will be doing so with the likelihood that he'll be facing a suspension from the NFL at some point. After this move, the Cardinals are expected to slot rookie Zach Allen into the starting lineup.... See More ... See Less
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