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  • Buccaneers' Deadrin Senat: Nabs first sack against old squad

    Senat recorded five tackles (three solo), including a sack, during the Buccaneers' 21-15 win over the Falcons in Week 5. The fourth-year pro tied a season high with 17 snaps against his old squad and parlayed them into his first career sack. Senat is playing a rotational role and doing so on the interior of the Buccaneers' defensive line to boot, so solid tackle totals like his Week 5 tally are likely to be few and far between for the 28-year-old.
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  • Buccaneers' Deadrin Senat: Signs one-year deal with Tampa Bay

    Senat signed a one-year, league minimum deal with the Buccaneers on Friday, Greg Auman of The Athletic reports. Senat was sidelined for the majority of the 2021 campaign due to an undisclosed injury and was waived by Atlanta in November after failing to make an appearance. He last played in 2020, when he had four tackles across five games for the Falcons. Auman suggests that Senat will challenge the returning practice-squad players for a backup spot on the initial 53-man roster.
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  • Falcons' Deadrin Senat: Moves to PUP list

    The Falcons placed Senat (undisclosed) on the PUP list Thursday, John Deighton of the team's official site reports. Senat can return from the PUP list at any point during training camp, provided he's healthy. He only logged four tackles across five games last season.
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  • Falcons' Deadrin Senat: Held out for MNF

    Senat (coach's decision) is inactive for Monday night's matchup against the Packers, Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reports. The 2018 third-round draft choice made it on the field for 25 combined defensive snaps Weeks 1 and 2 after garnering just two game appearances all of 2019, but Senat has now been held out due to coach's decision for back-to-back contests. With Senat out of the interior defensive line rotation, it will be reigning Pro Bowler Grady Jarrett, rookie Marlon Davidson and veteran Tyeler Davison who get the majority of the reps.
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  • Falcons' Deadrin Senat: Shakes off injury

    Senat (ankle) won't carry an injury tag into Sunday's game versus the Cowboys, Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reports. Senat will suit up Sunday after logging 19 percent of the team's defensive snaps in Week 1. He should have a similar role against the Cowboys with rookie second-rounder Marlon Davidson (knee) considered doubtful.
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  • Falcons' Deadrin Senat: Solid rookie campaign comes to close

    Senat collected 30 tackles, two tackles for loss and three QB hits for the Falcons in 2018. Senat did not end up settling into a feature role during his rookie season out of South Florida, logging just two starts and playing 34 percent of the snaps for a Falcons defense that ranked 25th against the run in 2018. With Terrell McClain's contract expiring this winter, however, it's foreseeable that Atlanta will embrace the youth movement and make Senat a more integral part of the team's identity defensively. Senat was a dominant run stopper during his collegiate career, and showed enough potential during his debut NFL campaign to merit increased playing time moving forward.
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  • Falcons' Deadrin Senat: Healthy scratch in Week 12

    Head coach Dan Quinn said Thursday that Senat was inactive against New Orleans due to a coach's decision to have more pass rushers available in the defensive rotation, Kelsey Conway of the Falcons' official site reports. The rookie third-round draft choice wasn't acquired with the expectation that he would be a game-wrecking pass rusher, but coming off a six-sack season as a senior at South Florida, his goose egg in the sack column is slightly disconcerting. Senat has come close on a couple occasions at least, registering three quarterback hits this season despite only playing 33.5 percent of Atlanta's defensive snaps. The most discouraging aspect of this 2018 campaign for Senat is the fact that opposing starting running backs have rushed for over 285 yards and three touchdowns in his two starts. (James Conner and Nick Chubb combined for 394 total yards and four touchdowns in Week 5 and Week 10.) It remains to be seen if Senat will be reactivated for the Falcons' next game against Baltimore, facing a Ravens offense that elects to pass 59.1 percent of the time.
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  • Falcons' Deadrin Senat: Showing promise early on

    Head coach Dan Quinn said that Senat had his best game of the season in Week 5 against Pittsburgh, Kelsey Conway of the Falcons' official site reports. The rookie third-rounder had a season-high five combined tackles while logging more than half of the defensive snaps against the Steelers in Grady Jarrett's absence. His defensive snap count steadily ascended from 27.8 percent in Week 1 to 59.0 percent in Week 5, and he figures to remain heavily involved against Tampa Bay's 30th-ranked rushing offense Sunday with Jarrett slated to miss his second straight.
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