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Bengals' Germaine Pratt: Career-year in 2023
Pratt logged 118 total tackles, including seven tackles for loss, and also intercepted two passes in 17 games with the Bengals during the 2023 regular season.
The 27-year-old linebacker has statistically improved in each of his five NFL seasons thus far, setting career-highs in total tackles, tackles for loss and sacks (2.0) in 2023. Pratt agreed to a three-year, $21 million contract with the Bengals this past offseason, which will keep him in Cincinnati through the 2025 season. The Bengals seem to have found a nice linebacker tandem, as Logan Wilson and Pratt combined for 253 total tackles this season. Expect Pratt to continue producing at a high-level for Cincinnati's defense in 2024.... See More ... See Less
Bengals' Germaine Pratt: Just one stop in loss
Pratt had one tackle in Sunday's 25-17 loss to the Chiefs.
It was Pratt's lowest tackling output of the season despite him playing 48 defensive snaps. He has a career-high 116 tackles over 16 games this season and ranks second on the team in stops behind fellow linebacker Logan Wilson.... See More ... See Less
Bengals' Germaine Pratt: Leading tackler vs. Vikings
Pratt recorded 12 tackles (five solo), including a half sack, in Saturday's 27-24 overtime win versus the Vikings.
Pratt posted a double-digit tackle total for the third straight game in Week 15, and he eclipsed 100 tackles on the season for the first time in his career. He projects as a great IDP play in Week 16 when the Bengals travel to take on a run-heavy Pittsburgh offense.... See More ... See Less
Bengals' Germaine Pratt: Double-digit tackles again
Pratt registered 10 tackles (four solo), including half a sack, in Sunday's 34-14 win over the Colts.
Pratt reached double-digit tackles for the second straight game and tied with Logan Wilson for the team lead in that category. Pratt played just 49 defensive snaps -- his lowest usage since Week 3 against the Rams -- though he was still as effective as he's been all season. He's tied his career-high 99 tackles from last season and will likely hit the century mark for the first time Saturday against the Vikings.... See More ... See Less
Bengals' Germaine Pratt: Tallies 12 tackles Thursday
Pratt finished Thursday's 34-31 overtime win over the Jaguars with 12 tackles (four solo), including one for loss.
Pratt was Cincinnati's leading tackler in the overtime victory, logging double-digit stops for the fourth time this season. The fifth-year linebacker is up to 89 total tackles on the campaign, just 10 away of the career-best mark he established last season. Pratt also has two interceptions, two forced fumbles and one sack this year.... See More ... See Less
Bengals' Germaine Pratt: Suiting up Week 12
Pratt (illness) is active ahead of Sunday's game against the Steelers, Charlie Goldsmith of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
Pratt missed Friday's practice with an illness, but it now seems as if that won't stop him from playing in Sunday's divisional matchup. The veteran linebacker has started all 10 of Cincinnati's games thus far, recording 71 total tackles, including five tackles for loss, while also nabbing two interceptions.... See More ... See Less
Bengals' Germaine Pratt: Questionable for Sunday
Pratt (illness) is listed as questionable ahead of Sunday's game against the Steelers, Charlie Goldsmith of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
Pratt popped up on Cincinnati's injury report late in the week with an illness, and he was unable to practice Friday. The veteran linebacker has started all 10 of the Bengals' games thus far, logging 71 total tackles, including five tackles for loss and one sack. If Pratt were to miss Sunday's contest, Markus Bailey and Joe Bachie would likely see increased work on Cincinnati's defense.... See More ... See Less
Bengals' Germaine Pratt: Racks up nine tackles
Pratt tallied nine tackles (four solo) in Sunday's 30-27 loss to the Texans.
Pratt had a solid performance in the loss as his nine tackles were tied with Cam Taylor-Britt for the most on the team. Pratt has now compiled 69 tackles (42 solo), including a sack, through nine games this season and will look to add to his totals versus the Ravens on Thursday.... See More ... See Less
Bengals' Germaine Pratt: Leads team in tackles Sunday
Pratt compiled 11 tackles (six solo) and forced a fumble during the Bengals' 24-18 win against the Bills on Sunday.
Pratt logged double-digit tackles for the third time this campaign and also forced one of two turnovers for Cincinnati on Sunday. The 27-year-old has 60 tackles (38 solo), including a sack, and an interception in eight games and is currently on pace to set new career highs in all three categories.... See More ... See Less
Bengals' Germaine Pratt: Picks off Purdy in Week 8 win
Pratt registers five tackles (three solo) and a nine-yard interception return in Sunday's 31-17 win over the 49ers.
Pratt's interception came late in the third quarter, when the 49ers were in the red zone, with the linebacker picking off Brock Purdy on a pass intended for Elijah Mitchell in the end zone. It was the second interception of the season for Pratt, who has already tied a career high he set in 2022. He's up to 49 tackles on the year and ranks third on the team in that category behind Logan Wilson (57) and Dax Hill (51).... See More ... See Less
Bengals' Germaine Pratt: Leads team in tackles
Pratt tallied a team-high 11 tackles (three solo) and an interception in the 34-20 victory over the Cardinals in Week 5.
Pratt's tackle total marked his second highest of the season through five games, and the pick was his first of the year. He had just three interceptions total through four seasons and is halfway to the career-high he set in 2022. The 27-year-old remains a reliable defender, as he saw the field for 53 snaps (93 percent). His lowest percentage this season was 88 in Week 2. The linebacker will attempt to carry his momentum into Sunday's matchup with the Seahawks.... See More ... See Less
Bengals' Germaine Pratt: Another strong performance Sunday
Pratt recorded nine tackles in Sunday's 27-24 loss versus the Ravens.
In a game where Baltimore ran the ball 37 times, Pratt made good on his opportunities, improving his season-long tackle total to 20 after just two games. He's easily on track to post 100-plus tackles for the first time in his career ahead of Week 3 versus the Rams.... See More ... See Less
Bengals' Germaine Pratt: Productive in blowout loss
Pratt recorded 11 tackles, including a sack, and a forced fumble in Sunday's 24-3 loss at Cleveland.
He was also heavily involved in terms of snap count (64), second only to Logan Wilson among Cincinnati linebackers. His forced fumble came in his team's own red zone when the game was still scoreless in the first quarter, but nothing Pratt could have done would have saved the Bengals in Week 1. He'll continue his quest for his first 100-tackle season versus Baltimore in Week 2.... See More ... See Less
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