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Broncos CB Patrick Surtain II is active for today's game against the Steelers. CB Ronald Darby -- who came off IR Saturday -- is inactive.

The Broncos activated CB Ronald Darby from IR Saturday, making him eligible to play Sunday at Pittsburgh. The team said earlier in the week that if Darby returned, he would play limited Week 5 snaps. Expect that role to grow beyond Sunday’s game, though

The Broncos are signing CB Ronald Darby to a 3-year, $30 million deal with $19.5 million guaranteed, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Darby enjoyed a 2020 rebound in Washington after 3 injury-marred seasons in Philadelphia. Darby missed 20 of a possible 48 regular-season games over that span. Last year, he ranked 5th in the league in passes defensed, and Pro Football Focus graded him top-15 among CBs. Darby figures to land in draftable range in our 2021 IDP rankings as well.

Former Eagles CB Ronald Darby has agreed to a 1-year, $3 million deal with Washington. That's a tiny contract for a 26-year-old former 2nd-round pick who has spent his whole career starting. But it signals that Darby couldn't find more than a "prove it" deal on the open market after losing 20 games to injury over his 3 seasons in Philly. Darby served as the Eagles' top corner when healthy and could become the same for Washington. That defense has traded away CB Quinton Dunbar and released CB Josh Norman this offseason. The current roster sports only 1 corner (Fabian Moreau) who played at least 50% of Washington's defensive snaps last season. Washington also signed CB Kendall Fuller in free agency. Barring an early NFL Draft pick at the position, Fuller, Moreau and Darby look like the new top 3 corners there. Philly, meanwhile, traded for Darius Slay to take over its top CB spot. The rest of the depth chart likely has some sorting left to do.

Eagles DE Derek Barnett (ankle) is out for the 2nd straight game. CB Ronald Darby (hip flexor) is active after entering the game questionable. He's still a low-level IDP because of Washington's low pass-volume. QB Dwayne Haskins presents turnover upside, though.

Eagles DE Derek Barnett (ankle) and CB Ronald Darby (hip flexor) are questionable for Sunday's game at Washington. Barnett missed practice all week after sitting out Monday night's win over the Giants. He seems like a poor bet even if he turns up active for the game. Darby sustained his injury in Friday's practice. We'll see about his status Sunday morning.

Eagles CB Ronald Darby is active for tonight's game against the Cowboys, but it sounds like he's only an emergency option. Team insider Dave Spadaro says Darby "isn't expected to play much, if at all, unless there are injuries to CBs tonight," according to WIP's Joe Giglio. Expect Darby to find a larger role in Week 8.

Eagles CB Ronald Darby left Sunday's game with a hamstring injury. HC Doug Pederson had no update on the situation Monday, according to Dave Spadaro of the team website. Darby looks like a poor bet to make it back for Thursday night's game against the Packers. That would seem to be good news for Green Bay WR Davante Adams, but Darby hasn't been very good so far this year: 15 catches for 211 yards and 2 TDs allowed on 22 targets, according to Pro Football Focus.

The Eagles have re-signed CB Ronald Darby for 1 year, $8.5 million, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. That indicates Darby's November ACL tear greatly inhibited the free-agent market for the 25-year-old corner. If healthy, Darby will return as Philly's best cover man and present top-24 fantasy-DB potential. We'll watch his progress through the offseason before projecting him there, though.

Eagles CB Ronald Darby tore his right ACL in Sunday night's loss to the Cowboys and will miss the rest of the season. That comes at a particularly bad time for the veteran corner, who's set to hit unrestricted free agency in March. We'll see what it means for his market and 2019 outlook. The Philly defense, meanwhile, loses its top cover corner from a D that was already soft vs. the pass. Look for the Eagles to present 1 of the league's top passing matchups the rest of the way. Philly was down to Avonte Maddox and Rasul Douglas leading the CBs in Week 10, with Darby going down and Jalen Mills and Sidney Jones already out. We'll see what the lineup looks like heading into Week 11.

Eagles CB Ronald Darby is only expected to miss 4-6 weeks for the dislocated right ankle that knocked him out of Sunday's win over Washington. The injury looked nasty, but PhillyNews.com reports that the team's medical staff saw "only minor ligament damage" in his Monday MRI. We'll keep an eye on Darby's recovery for the sake of an intriguing Eagles team defense.

Eagles CB Ronald Darby just clearly fractured his right ankle against Washington. The foot was turned inward as he went to the ground while in coverage in the 2nd quarter. We'll obviously await official diagnosis, but it'll be a shocker if he's not done for the season. That'll be a big blow to the Philly secondary.

Bills CB Ronald Darby has cleared the league concussion protocol, according to the team website. That should put him on track to play Sunday against the Steelers after he missed the Week 13 trip to Oakland. We'll confirm his status during the week.

Bills CB Ronald Darby suffered a concussion in Sunday's win over the Jaguars. He'll need to pass through the league protocol before playing Sunday at Oakland. We'll see about his status throughout the week. IDP owners should line up another option.

Bills CB Ronald Darby (hamstring) is questionable for Sunday's game at New England. He put in limited practices all week after missing last Sunday's win over the Cardinals. We'll check on his status Sunday morning.

The Bills will play without CB Ronald Darby because of a hamstring injury, according to multiple reports. That obviously takes a potential starter out of IDP lineups, but it also weakens the Buffalo secondary against a loaded Arizona offense. That can only help the Cardinals' outside WRs in Week 3.

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Bills CB Ronald Darby (groin) is inactive for today's game against the Cowboys. That leaves Buffalo without both starting CBs. Unfortunately for Dallas, Kellen Moore still needs to prove he can exploit such a situation -- without WR Dez Bryant (foot) to help.

Bills LB Nigel Bradham will miss his 4th straight game this week because of an ankle injury. LB Manny Lawson has played full time the past 3 weeks in Bradham's absence but only produced 1 worthwhile fantasy line. Preston Brown's the tackle play for your IDP lineup. Buffalo also might miss CB Ronald Darby (groin). The rookie is questionable, but HC Rex Ryan "didn't sound very optimistic" about his chances after Darby put in a very limited practice Friday, according to Joe Buscaglia of WKBW-TV in Buffalo. We'll check Darby's status Sunday, but you should make alternate DB plans for your IDP lineup.

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