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Top Cornell Armstrong News

  • Cornell Armstrong: Heads to Las Vegas

    Armstrong (hamstring) signed with the Raiders' practice squad Tuesday, per his agent Brett Tessler.

    The 28-year-old was cut from the Falcons' injured reserve early in September after agreeing to an injury settlement, and it now seems as if he's moved past his hamstring issue. Armstrong appeared in nine games (four starts) for Atlanta last season, recording 33 total tackles and seven pass deflections.

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  • Cornell Armstrong: Let go by Atlanta

    The Falcons cut Armstrong (hamstring) from injured reserve with an injury settlement Friday, Tori McElhaney of the team's official site reports.

    Armstrong will now be free to sign elsewhere once he proves his health. The 27-year-old appeared in 10 games for Atlanta a season ago, logging 33 tackles (22 solo).

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  • Falcons' Cornell Armstrong: Placed on injured reserve

    Atlanta placed Armstrong (hamstring) on injured reserve Tuesday.

    Armstrong will now be forced to miss the entire 2023 campaign, barring an injury settlement. The 2018 sixth-round pick made 10 appearances for Atlanta last season, totaling 33 tackles and seven pass defenses across 358 defensive snaps.

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  • Cornell Armstrong: Cut by Atlanta

    Armstrong (hamstring) was waived/injured by the Falcons on Tuesday, Josh Kendall of The Athletic reports.

    Armstrong was working with the second-team defense and was expected to play as a rotational corner before suffering this hamstring injury. Don't be surprised if the 27-year-old ends up back with Atlanta at some point this year.

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  • Falcons' Cornell Armstrong: Remaining in Atlanta

    Armstrong re-signed with the Falcons on a one-year deal Monday, Tori McElhaney of the team's official site reports.

    Armstrong was signed to Atlanta's practice squad in October before getting promoted to the active roster later that month. In 10 games (four starts), the 27-year-old registered a career-high 33 tackles (22 solo). Armstrong will hope to once again provide solid depth behind starters A.J. Terrell and Casey Hayward next season.

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  • Falcons' Cornell Armstrong: Signs new deal with Atlanta

    The Falcons signed Armstrong from their practice squad to the active roster Saturday ahead of Sunday's game versus Carolina, D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

    Armstrong made his 2022 debut in Week 7 at Cincinnati, and Atlanta saw fit to promote him to the 53-man roster for good ahead of Week 8. The 27-year-old corner played in 86 percent of the Falcons' defensive snaps in Week 7, and with 2020 first-rounder A.J. Terrell (hamstring) out, Armstrong could be in line for another busy game Sunday.

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  • Cornell Armstrong: Headed back to Atlanta

    The Falcons signed Armstrong (undisclosed) to the practice squad Monday, Josh Kendall of The Athletic reports.

    Armstrong was previously placed on Atlanta's IR due to an undisclosed injury in mid-August before being let go with an injury settlement. The fifth-year cornerback did not play in 2021 after he was similarly waived with an injury settlement from Houston's IR last September, and he has played only 136 defensive snaps during his career.

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  • Cornell Armstrong: Reaches injury settlement

    Armstrong (undisclosed) and the Falcons have come to terms on an injury settlement, Aaron Wilson of ProFootballNetwork.com reports.

    Armstrong will no longer have to spend the year on injured reserve. He will be free to find a new opportunity once he has fully recovered from his undisclosed injury.

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  • Falcons' Cornell Armstrong: Lands on IR

    The Falcons placed Armstrong (undisclosed) on injured reserve Tuesday, per independent NFL reporter Dov Kleiman.

    It's unclear when he suffered the injury, but barring an injury settlement, Armstrong will be sidelined for the remainder of the 2022 campaign. His absence will make it easier for Mike Ford and Dee Alford to land a roster spot.

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  • Cornell Armstrong: Clears COVID protocols

    Armstrong was activated from the Falcons' practice squad COVID-19 list Tuesday.

    Armstrong signed with the Falcons' practice squad on Dec. 7 and ended up on the COVID list one week later. Now that he is healthy, he'll try to earn a spot on the active roster before the season comes to a close, or at least prove he deserves a shot with the Falcons in 2022.

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  • Cornell Armstrong: Hits COVID list

    Armstrong was placed on the Falcons' practice squad COVID-19 list Monday.

    Armstrong had just signed with the Falcons' practice squad on Dec. 7 after being cut by the Texans on Sept 7. The 26-year-old hasn't played an NFL snap since 2020, when he appeared in 10 games with Houston. He'll endeavor to work his way to the Falcons' active roster once he clears COVID protocols.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-0, 185 lbs
Birthplace: Inglewood, CA
Age: 28
School: So. Miss
Experience: 5