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49ers' Dekoda Watson: Returns to San Francisco
Watson signed a contract with the 49ers on Saturday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Watson played 18 games with the 49ers from 2017 to 2018, playing mostly on special teams but recording 14 tackles and two sacks. He's mainly being brought in for depth since Nick Bosa (leg), Arik Armstead (back) and Dee Ford (calf) are battling injuries.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' Dekoda Watson: Back in Seattle
Watson signed a contract with the Seahawks on Wednesday, John Boyle of the team's official site reports.
Watson signed with Seattle earlier this season but didn't appear in a game and was let go to make room for WR Josh Gordon, who is now suspended. The 31-year-old hasn't played yet in 2019 and spent the previous two seasons as a special-teams contributor with the 49ers.... See More ... See Less
Dekoda Watson: Waived by Seattle
Watson was waived by the Seahawks on Friday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.
Although Watson was just picked up Wednesday, Seattle opted to let him go in order to create a roster spot for wide receiver Josh Gordon. Watson will now look to find a new opportunity.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' Dekoda Watson: Joins Seahawks
The Seahawks signed Watson to a contract Wednesday, Brady Henderson of ESPN.com reports.
Watson's spot on the 53-man roster comes following the placement of Tedric Thompson (shoulder) on injured reserve. The veteran appeared in four games with the 49ers last season, during which he logged six tackles (four solo), two sacks and one forced fumble.... See More ... See Less
Dekoda Watson: Gets workout
Watson (leg) worked out for the Ravens on Tuesday, Field Yates of ESPNreports.
Watson was nursing a leg injury when he was released by the Broncos in training camp. His try out with the Ravens indicates his health is back up to par.... See More ... See Less
Dekoda Watson: Let go by Broncos
Watson (leg) was released by the Broncos on Monday, Troy Renck of Denver 7 News reports.
Watson was originally traded to Denver from San Francisco in late April. The 10-year-pro is seemingly still struggling with a leg injury, the severity of which remains unclear.... See More ... See Less
Broncos' Dekoda Watson: Nursing leg injury
Watson is considered day-to-day due to a leg injury, Troy Renck of Denver 7 News reports.
The exact nature of Watson's injury remains undisclosed, but it appears minor. The veteran linebacker projects to contribute on special teams and provide depth for the Broncos in 2019.... See More ... See Less
Broncos' Dekoda Watson: Traded to Broncos
Watson and a sixth-round pick were traded to the Broncos from the 49ers on Saturday for a fifth-round pick, Field Yates of ESPN reports.
Watson played with the Broncos in 2016, amassing 17 tackles and a sack as a situational pass rusher and special teams ace, roles he figures to reprise in his second stint with Denver.... See More ... See Less
49ers' Dekoda Watson: Headed to injured reserve
Watson (calf) will be placed on injured reserve, Cam Inman of the Bay Area News Group reports.
Watson will find himself on the injured reserve list for the second time this season after missing the 49ers' first eight games with a hamstring injury. Mark Nzeocha should see additional snaps at strongside linebacker with Watson out for the rest of the season.... See More ... See Less
49ers' Dekoda Watson: Suffers calf injury
Watson (calf) is questionable to return to Sunday's game against Seattle, Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
Watson appeared to suffer the calf injury in the third quarter of Sunday's game. In his absence, Mark Nzeocha could see an increased snap count.... See More ... See Less
49ers' Dekoda Watson: Continues to produce as pass rusher
Watson logged two tackles and half of a sack during Monday's loss to the Giants.
Watson and teammate DeForest Buckner combined for a key sack on a third down, but he wasn't involved in many other plays. Until his low snap counts increase -- Watson hasn't topped 19 snaps either of the past two weeks -- the linebacker is a tough sell in the majority of IDP formats.... See More ... See Less
49ers' Dekoda Watson: Records 1.5 sacks
Watson had three tackles (two solo) and 1.5 sacks in Thursday's blowout win over the Raiders.
Watson spent the first eight games of the season on injured reserve with a hamstring injury, but he returned to the field in a big way Thursday. The 30-year-old played 17 of 57 defensive snaps and added 14 more on special teams.... See More ... See Less
49ers' Dekoda Watson: Returns to active roster
Watson (hamstring) was activated to the 53-man roster from injured reserve Thursday.
Watson landed on injured reserve in the beginning of the regular season due to a lingering hamstring issue, but he returned to practice last week and appears to have fully recovered. The veteran linebacker appears on track to suit up against the Raiders on Thursday, and he's expected to take a fair amount of his snaps on special teams.... See More ... See Less
49ers' Dekoda Watson: Designated for return, practices Wednesday
By virtue of practicing Wednesday, Watson (hamstring) has been designated to return from injured reserve, and his 21-day window for activation has opened, Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com reports.
Watson landed on injured reserve early in the season with a hamstring injury after he had returned for the preseason following a calf issue. He has 21 days to prove himself healthy, though he will be eligible to be activated ahead of that time if he's ready to contribute for the 49ers.... See More ... See Less
49ers' Dekoda Watson: Placed on IR
The 49ers placed Watson (hamstring) on injured reserve Saturday.
Watson suffered a hamstring injury earlier this week, which was apparently significant enough to land the 30-year-old on IR. The reserve linebacker had landed on the PUP list earlier in training camp due to a strained calf muscle, and it remains unclear whether his current injury is related. With Watson out, Cassius Marsh figures to see an uptick in snaps.... See More ... See Less
49ers' Dekoda Watson: Out with hamstring injury
Watson has been ruled out of Sunday's regular-season opener against the Vikings with a hamstring injury, Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
According to the 49ers injury report, Watson was a limited participant at Friday's session but will still miss Sunday's game. Cassius Marsh figures to see extra work at defensive end with Watson out.... See More ... See Less
49ers' Dekoda Watson: Returns to action Saturday
Watson (calf) recorded one tackle in Saturday's preseason game against the Colts.
Watson, who had been battling a calf injury since mid-June, was removed from the PUP at the start of August and looks to be back to nearly 100 percent after appearing in 16 defensive snaps for San Francisco on Saturday.... See More ... See Less
49ers' Dekoda Watson: Taken off PUP list
Watson (calf) was cleared from the PUP list Tuesday, Cam Inman of the Bay Area News Group reports.
Watson missed the first stage of training camp due to a strained calf muscle, but the reserve linebacker figures to be available at practice for the entirety of the month of August barring any setbacks. He'll compete with Fred Warner and Brock Coyle for a depth role at outside linebacker.... See More ... See Less
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