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J.R. Sweezy: Retires a Seahawk
Sweezy signed a one-day contract to retire with the Seahawks on Friday, John Boyle of the team's official site reports.
Sweezy was drafted by Seattle in the seventh round back in 2012, and he spent five of his eight NFL seasons with the team. Initially a defensive end, Sweezy managed to convert and thrive at right guard, the position he locked down as a starter during the Seahawks' Super Bowl XLVIII win.... See More ... See Less
Cardinals' J.R. Sweezy: Lifted from IR
The Cardinals activated Sweezy (elbow) from injured reserve Saturday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
Sweezy made it through the practice week without a setback, and he'll return to his starting right guard position Sunday against the Bills.... See More ... See Less
Cardinals' J.R. Sweezy: Returns to practice Wednesday
The Cardinals designated Sweezy (elbow) for a return from injured reserve Wednesday.
The veteran returned to practice Wednesday for the first time since suffering the injury in Week 5's game against the Jets. The team will have 21 days to officially activate him off IR before he is ruled out for the remainder of the season. Expect Justin Murray (hand) to continue to operate as the team's starting right guard as long as he's healthy with Sweezy still sidelined.... See More ... See Less
Cardinals' J.R. Sweezy: Shifts to IR
The Cardinals placed Sweezy (elbow) on injured reserve Saturday, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.
Justin Murray will start at right guard until Sweezy can return to the lineup, which will be Week 9 against the Bills at the earliest.... See More ... See Less
Cardinals' J.R. Sweezy: Being evaluated by trainers
Sweezy (elbow) exited Sunday's game against the Jets and has been labeled questionable to return, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.
Sweezy and the Cardinals' offensive line had their way against the New York front seven Sunday, paving the way for Arizona to rush for 127 yards and three scores as a team. If Sweezy can't make it back for Arizona's game against Dallas next Monday night, Justin Murray would be in line to start at right guard.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' J.R. Sweezy: Headed to desert
Sweezy is expected to sign a two-year contract with the Cardinals, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
Sweezy has suited up for 88 of 96 regular season games since entering the league in 2012, and started in 78 of said contests. The veteran guard will bring a source of much-needed reliability to Arizona's offensive line, which struggled to overcome a slew of injuries in 2018.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' J.R. Sweezy: Ready for wild-card round
Sweezy (foot) is officially active for Saturday's wild-card game against the Cowboys.
Sweezy was listed as questionable after sitting out Week 17 with a foot sprain. The 29-year-old should take up his usual starting post at left guard for the Seahawks.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' J.R. Sweezy: Questionable for Saturday
Sweezy (foot) is officially listed as questionable for Saturday's wild-card game against the Cowboys, Gregg Bell of The Tacoma News Tribune reports.
Sweezy sat out Seattle's win over the Cardinals in Week 17 while nursing a foot sprain, which was initially feared to be a multi-week injury. It appears that Sweezy has a shot to suit up versus the Cowboys, but he'll be a game-time decision. Ethan Pocic will slot into the starting lineup if Sweezy is unable to go.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' J.R. Sweezy: Won't play Week 17
Sweezy (foot) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Cardinals.
Sweezy is nursing a sprain that could keep him sidelined for multiple weeks, so his lack of availability is unsurprising. Ethan Pocic will draw another start as Sweezy attempts to get healthy to make a postseason return.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' J.R. Sweezy: Could be facing multi-week absence
Sweezy (foot) is facing a sprain that could keep him sidelined for three to four weeks, but coach Pete Carroll is optimistic regarding the guard's potential availability for the first round of the playoffs, John Boyle of the Seahawks' official site reports.
Sweezy sprained his foot during the Seahawks' Week 16 victory over the Chiefs and has already been deemed doubtful for Sunday's regular-season finale, but the team hopes to have him back for a potential wild-card matchup. Expect Ethan Pocic to draw another start Sunday if Sweezy is ultimately ruled out, which is the likely scenario at this point as Seattle looks ahead to the postseason.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' J.R. Sweezy: Officially listed as doubtful
Sweezy (foot) is doubtful for Sunday's game against the Cardinals, Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times reports.
Sweezy sustained a foot sprain during last week's win over the Chiefs, and is considered day-to-day. The Seahawks have clinched a playoff berth, and could elect to rest Sweezy so he can get healthy for the postseason.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' J.R. Sweezy: Remains day-to-day
Sweezy (foot) was a non-participant at Wednesday's practice, John Boyle of the Seahawks' official site reports.
Sweezy sustained a foot sprain during Sunday's win over the Chiefs and begins the week sitting out practice. According to Michael-Shawn Dugar of The Athletic, the Seahawks consider the 29-year-old day-to-day, so he'll hopefully be able to return to practice Thursday or Friday.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' J.R. Sweezy: Nursing sprained foot
Sweezy (foot) suffered a sprained foot during Sunday's 38-31 win over the Chiefs, Brady Henderson of ESPN.com reports.
Sweezy exited Sunday's game with what initially appeared to be a significant ankle injury, but it has now been officially labeled as a foot sprain. With the Seahawks already missing a substantial amount of offensive linemen due to injury, Sweezy will do his best to recover in time for the playoffs.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' J.R. Sweezy: Leaves with ankle injury
Sweezy (ankle) is questionable to return to Sunday night's contest, Gregg Bell of The Tacoma News Tribune reports.
Sweezy exited to the lockerrom after injuring his ankle. The Seahawks are missing a variety of offensive linemen at the moment, making this injury particularly unlucky in a critical matchup.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' J.R. Sweezy: Back in action
Sweezy (ankle) returned to practice this week. "Sweez had a really good week," head coach Pete Carroll said. "This is his first week officially back practicing, and he did really well. With Fluke being down, he worked on the right side as well as his drill work on the other side. He's showing us that flexibility, which is good. It's really good to have Sweez back out there."
Sweezy injured his ankle during the opening days of training camp but now appears to be healthy. The sixth-year vet is expected to serve as a key backup along the Seahawks' offensive line in 2018.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' J.R. Sweezy: Nursing ankle injury
Sweezy suffered an ankle injury last week, Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times reports.
It appears that Sweezy has been sidelined since rolling his ankle last week, and given he's been out for that long, chances are he will not play in Thursday's preseason opener.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' J.R. Sweezy: Lands in Seattle
Sweezy was claimed off waivers by the Seahawks on Wednesday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.
Sweezy rejoins Seattle, where he spent the 2012-15 seasons, after being waived by Tampa. The 29-year-old missed the entirety of the Buccaneers' offseason program with an unspecified leg injury, but appears to now be healthy. Sweezy adds depth to a Seahawks O-line that was ranked 27th of 32 teams by Pro Football Focus in 2017.... See More ... See Less
J.R. Sweezy: Released by Tampa Bay
Sweezy was released by the Buccaneers on Friday, Jenna Laine of ESPN reports.
Sweezy missed Tampa's entire offseason program while recovering from an unspecified leg injury, and the team waited until he was healthy before letting him go. The offensive lineman will now return to the free-agent market two years removed from signing a five-year, $32.5 million contract with the Buccaneers. Playing 14 games in 2017, Sweezy graded out as Pro Football Focus' 64th-ranked guard out of 80 qualifiers.... See More ... See Less
Buccaneers' J.R. Sweezy: Not cleared of injury
Sweezy (lower leg) has not yet been cleared of his injury, Jenna Laine of ESPN.com reports.
Sweezy suffered a leg injury late in the year, forcing him to go on injured reserve with two games left in the season. The 28-year-old's return will be key if the Buccaneers hope to turn around their offensive line play in 2018, after the team stalled with the sixth-fewest team rushing yards and allowed 40 sacks last season.... See More ... See Less
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