NFC South Standings

Team Div Overall
4-2-0 9-8-0
4-2-0 9-8-0
3-3-0 7-10-0
1-5-0 2-15-0

2023 Defensive

STATS CMB
Total Tackles
SCK
Sacks
FUM
Forced Fumbles
INT
Interceptions
TD
Interceptions Returned For Touchdown
Regular Season 22 0.0 0 0 0

Top Albert Huggins News

  • Falcons' Albert Huggins: Career-high 22 tackles

    Huggins finished 2023 with 22 tackles (seven solo) and one fumble recovery in 13 appearances.

    Huggins didn't get a qualifying offer from the Saints last offseason after spending the entire 2022 campaign on IR. He joined the Falcons on a one-year deal last summer and carved out a rotational role in 2023. Huggins is slated to become an unrestricted free agent this offseason, but a reunion wouldn't be surprising given his role this season.

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  • Albert Huggins: Doesn't receive qualifying offer

    Huggins (undisclosed) didn't receive a qualifying offer from the Saints on Wednesday and is now a free agent, Nick Underhill of NewOrleans.Football reports.

    Huggins spent the entire 2022 campaign on IR after suffering an undisclosed injury during the Saints' final preseason game. However, the undrafted defensive tackle out of Clemson appears to be healthy heading into free agency. Huggins has appeared in 14 contests with three different teams (Eagles, Lions and Saints) since joining the league in 2019, totaling 19 tackles across 265 defensive snaps.

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  • Saints' Albert Huggins: Headed to IR

    Huggins (undisclosed) was placed on the Saints' injured reserve Tuesday.

    Huggins had to be carted off the field after he suffered an unspecified injury during New Orleans' final preseason game Friday. The 25-year-old recorded 16 tackles over nine games with the Saints last year, but he will now be forced to sit out the entirety of the 2022 campaign on the team's IR, barring any injury settlement.

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  • Saints' Albert Huggins: Re-signs with New Orleans

    Huggins has re-signed with the Saints, Katherine Terrell of The Athletic reports.

    Huggins was a useful part of a defensive tackle rotation that helped New Orleans allow a league-low 3.7 yards per rush in 2021. As an exclusive-rights free agent, the Saints are now able to retain him for another year with a league-minimum salary.

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  • Saints' Albert Huggins: Back from COVID list

    The Saints activated Huggins (illness) from the reserve/COVID-19 list Monday, Katherine Terrell of The Athletic reports.

    Huggins missed the season-finale against Atlanta due to his placement on the COVID list, but he can now return to team facilities. Through nine appearances in 2021, he accumulated 16 tackles (three solo).

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  • Saints' Albert Huggins: Lands in COVID protocols

    Huggins was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Tuesday, Nick Underhill of NewOrleans.Football reports, which was a result of testing positive for the virus, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network.

    Huggins has been a steady contributor in a rotational role on the Saints' defensive line over the past five weeks. Now in COVID protocols, he is in danger of missing the Saints' week 18 contest with the Falcons.

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  • Albert Huggins: Let go Monday

    Huggins was waived by the Saints on Monday, Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports.

    Huggins signed with New Orleans in May and had appeared in four games this season. After going undrafted out of Clemson, Huggins has spent time with the Eagles and Lions as well, but he'll now search for a new NFL home. Huggins has seven tackles (two solo) on the season.

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  • Saints' Albert Huggins: Next stop New Orleans

    The Saints and Huggins have agreed to terms on a contract, Field Yates of ESPN reports.

    Huggins finished the 2020 season on Detroit's roster after only appearing in one game with the team. He'll look to develop in a depth capacity with the Saints.

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  • Lions' Albert Huggins: Claimed by Detroit

    The Lions claimed Huggins off waivers Tuesday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

    Huggins was waived by the Texans on Monday, and he was cut by the Eagles earlier this offseason. He'll compete for a reserve role in Detroit's interior defensive line.

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  • Albert Huggins: Cut by Houston

    The Texans waived Huggins on Monday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

    Huggins found a home in Houston after he was cut by the Eagles this offseason, as he totaled four appearances and three tackles with the team in a reserve role last season. If another team doesn't claim Huggins, he could find a home on the Texans' practice squad for 2020.

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  • Texans' Albert Huggins: Heading to Houston

    The Texans claimed Huggins off waivers on Monday, Aaron Reiss of The Athletic reports.

    Huggins was cut by the Eagles over the weekend. In his four appearances as a reserve with Philadelphia last season, Huggins totaled three tackles.

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  • Albert Huggins: Cut by Eagles

    Huggins was waived by the Eagles on Sunday, Eliot Shorr-Parks of Sports Radio 94 WIP Philadelphia reports.

    Huggins played a depth role in four games with the Eagles last season after going undrafted out of Clemson, but he's failed to stick with the team as a sophomore. He'll work to secure a depth role elsewhere for the upcoming campaign.

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  • Albert Huggins: Waived by Patriots

    Huggins was waived by the Patriots on Saturday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.

    Huggins was just claimed off waivers by New England on Monday, but he ended up being let go in order to get kicker Nick Folk back on the roster. The undrafted rookie will now look for a new opportunity.

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  • Patriots' Albert Huggins: Claimed by Pats

    Huggins was claimed off waivers by the Patriots on Monday, Mike Reiss of ESPN.com reports.

    Huggins played in four games for the Eagles this season, but they opted to waive him on Saturday. He did not go without a job for long, as the Patriots are going to give the rookie a chance to provide depth at defensive tackle. The move does not bode well for Byron Cowart's (head) chances of playing in Week 14.

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  • Albert Huggins: Cut by Eagles

    Huggins was let go by the Eagles on Saturday, Zack Rosenblatt of NJ.com reports.

    Huggins' release was accompanied by the promotion of Joshua Perkins from the practice squad and the activation of Cre'Von LeBlanc from IR. The defensive lineman had just three tackles for the Eagles this season.

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  • Eagles' Albert Huggins: Signed by Eagles

    Huggins was signed by the Eagles Monday.

    Huggins spent the first half of the season on the Texans practice squad but will now head to Philadelphia as the team deals with a plethora of injuries on the defensive line. It's unlikely the Clemson product would see major reps his first week of the team, as he will likely serve as emergency depth until he gets more acclimated with the system.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-3, 305 lbs
Birthplace: Orangeburg, SC
Age: 26
School: Clemson
Experience: 4