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NFC South Standings

Team Div Overall
3-1-0 6-6-0
1-3-0 5-8-0
3-1-0 4-8-0
1-3-0 4-9-0

2022 Receiving

STATS REC
Receptions
YDS
Receiving Yards
AVG
Average Yards per Reception
TD
Receiving Touchdowns
LNG
Longest Reception
Regular Season 2 18 9.0 0 14

Top Keith Kirkwood News

  • Keith Kirkwood: Staying in New Orleans

    The Saints re-signed Kirkwood to the practice squad Monday, Aaron Wilson of ProFootballNetwork.com reports.

    Kirkwood has helped fill in for New Orleans' depleted receiving corps since first signing with the team's practice squad in late September. The 27-year-old caught both of his targets for 18 yards between Weeks 5 and 6, but he then battled a brief ankle injury and has spent time on and off the team's active roster over the past two weeks. Kirkwood was already elevated from the practice squad once this season, and he'll be eligible for two more such activations with the Saints moving forward.

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  • Keith Kirkwood: Parts ways with Saints

    New Orleans released Kirkwood Saturday, Aaron Wilson of ProFootballNetwork.com reports.

    The Saints also released Kirkwood just over a week ago before re-signing him just five days later, so it wouldn't be a huge surprise to see him make his way back onto the team in some capacity soon. If not though, he'll have to look for another opportunity elsewhere.

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  • Saints' Keith Kirkwood: Re-signs with New Orleans

    The Saints signed Kirkwood on Tuesday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.

    Kirkwood was recently let go by the team Thursday, after he battled an ankle injury prior to the Saints' Week 7 matchup against Arizona. However, the 210-pounder's issue doesn't seem to be of great concern given the team's desire to bring Kirkwood back into the mix. With both fellow receivers Michael Thomas (foot) and Jarvis Landry (ankle) currently considered questionable to play Sunday versus the Raiders, the 27-year-old could find himself in a rotational role if either WR is eventually sidelined for the contest.

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  • Keith Kirkwood: Let go with injury

    The Saints released Kirkwood (ankle) on Thursday.

    Kirkwood was signed to New Orleans' active roster last Saturday before suiting up for his second game consecutive game in Sunday's loss to Cincinnati. The 27-year-old caught his lone target for 14 yards over 70 defensive snaps in the contest, but he popped up with an ankle injury on Monday's injury report and did not practice at all Week 7. Now, Kirkwood will likely look to re-sign with the Saints' practice squad if he's unable to land a spot on an active roster elsewhere.

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  • Saints' Keith Kirkwood: Questionable for TNF

    Kirkwood (ankle) is listed as questionable for Thursday's game against the Cardinals.

    Kirkwood was sidelined during practice Monday and Tuesday, though he was a limited participant in Wednesday's sessions. The 27-year-old wideout caught his lone target for 14 yards during Sunday's loss to Cincinnati, and he could play a reserve role Thursday with starters Michael Thomas (foot) and Jarvis Landry (ankle) both ruled out. Otherwise, expect Rashid Shaheed to see increased usage behind Chris Olave, Marquez Callaway and Tre'Quan Smith.

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  • Saints' Keith Kirkwood: Logs another DNP

    Kirkwood (ankle) was a non-participant in practice Tuesday.

    Kirkwood was also a DNP on Monday's practice estimate, which is putting his status for Thursday's game with the Cardinals in serious doubt. With Michael Thomas (foot) and Jarvis Landry (ankle) also unable to practice, the Saints could be thin at wide receiver Thursday.

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  • Saints' Keith Kirkwood: Tagged as DNP

    Kirkwood (ankle) was a non-participant on the Saints' estimated practice report Monday, Tyler Drake of ArizonaSports.com reports.

    Kirkwood was signed to the Saints' active roster ahead of Sunday's loss to the Saints, where he played 70 percent of the snaps on offense and made a 14-yard catch on his only target. With Jarvis Landry (ankle) and Michael Thomas (foot) also DNP's, the Saints could be light again at receiver Thursday against the Cardinals.

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  • Saints' Keith Kirkwood: Added to 53-man roster

    Kirkwood was signed to the Saints' active roster Saturday, Luke Johnson of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.

    The Saints receiving corps could be shorthanded for a Week 6 matchup against the Bengals, as both Michael Thomas (foot) and Jarvis Landry (groin) have been ruled out. Kirkwood has been active for one game this season and tallied one reception, though he could have an expanded role Sunday.

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  • Keith Kirkwood: Sent back to practice squad

    Kirkwood reverted to the Saints' practice squad Monday, per the NFL's official transaction log.

    Kirkwood received the promotion with Michael Thomas (foot) and Jarvis Landry (ankle) both out. He ended up playing 30 snaps on offense with Chris Olave leaving early after suffering a concussion. In his time on the field, he caught his only target for four yards.

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  • Saints' Keith Kirkwood: Elevated to active roster

    The Saints elevated Kirkwood on Saturday from their practice squad to their active roster for Sunday's game against the Seahawks, Field Yates of ESPN reports.

    Kirkwood signed a practice squad deal with the Saints at the end of September and will get his first chance to make his season debut in Week 5. The 27-year-old wideout appeared in nine games for the Saints between 2018 and 2019, totaling 13 receptions for 209 yards and two scores across nine appearances.

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  • Keith Kirkwood: Joins Saints' practice squad

    Kirkwood signed with the Saints' practice squad Wednesday, Mike Triplett of NewOrleans.Football reports.

    Kirkwood will return to the Saints organization, where he appeared in nine games between 2018 and 2019, joining their practice unit. With Michael Thomas (toe), Jarvis Landry (foot) and Tre'Quan Smith (concussion) all banged up, it's possible that Kirkwood could be elevated to the active roster for Sunday's matchup with the Vikings in London.

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  • Keith Kirkwood: Released by Panthers

    Kirkwood was released by the Panthers on Tuesday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

    Kirkwood caught five passes for 69 yards while appearing in two preseason games, but he ultimately won't survive the final cut. The wide receiver played in three games with the Panthers last year, reeling in three passes for 17 yards. The 27-year-old's next opportunity will likely be with a team's practice squad.

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  • Panthers' Keith Kirkwood: Re-signs with Carolina

    Kirkwood landed a contract with the Panthers on Monday, according to the team's official site.

    The 27-year-old wideout from Temple will spend his third straight season in Carolina. Over the last two years, he's recorded four receptions for 30 yards on nine targets. He'll likely need to catch a break to make the 53-man roster after the Panthers signed Rashard Higgins, who's been more productive, and Andre Roberts, who provides more utility on special teams, in free agency.

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  • Keith Kirkwood: Returns to practice squad

    Kirkwood reverted to the Panthers' practice squad Monday, per the NFL's transaction log.

    Kirkwood was active for third time this season in Week 18, as he filled in for Shi Smith (illness) and Terrace Marshall (foot). He did not record a reception but was targeted once on 10 offensive snaps. Kirkwood ends the campaign with three receptions for 17 yards, his best totals since his rookie season in 2018.

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  • Panthers' Keith Kirkwood: Elevated for finale

    Kirkwood was elevated from the Panthers' practice squad Saturday, Darin Gantt of the Panthers' official site reports.

    Kirkwood hasn't been active since Week 8, but with Shi Smith (illness) likely sidelined and Robby Anderson (quadriceps) questionable, the team is in need of depth at wide receiver. Even with those potential absences, Kirkwood is likely to work behind at least DJ Moore and Brandon Zylstra.

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  • Keith Kirkwood: Sent back to practice squad

    Kirkwood reverted to the Panthers' practice squad Monday, per the NFL's official transaction log.

    Kirkwood was called upon with Terrace Marshall (concussion) unable to play Sunday against the Falcons. Kirkwood played 47 percent of the Panthers' offensive snaps, filing in behind only DJ Moore and Robby Anderson at wide receiver. Despite the abundance of snaps, Kirkwood only had one target, which he was unable to corral. If Marshall can't go Week 9 against the Giants, Kirkwood will hope to be elevated to the active roster again.

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  • Panthers' Keith Kirkwood: Moves to active roster

    The Panthers elevated Kirkwood on Saturday.

    Kirkwood made his first appearance of the season last week, catching three of five passes for a total of 17 yards in the loss to the Giants. The fourth-year wide receiver saw 27 of the 64 offensive snaps in the aforementioned contest with nominal No. 3 wideout Terrace Marshall out with a concussion. Given that Marshall will once again be unable to suit up Sunday, Kirkwood could be in line for a similar workload.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-3, 210 lbs
Birthplace: Neptune, NJ
Age: 27
School: Temple
Experience: 4