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AKEEM JORDAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Gruden officially names Keenan Robinson starting Mike linebacker

When the Washington Redskins drafted linebacker Keenan Robinson in the fourth round of the 2012 NFL Draft they did so with the intention of him being the potential successor to the aging London Fletcher at Mike linebacker. But, a torn pectoral muscle in both 2012 and 2013 derailed his development. So when Fletcher retired following the 2013 season, there was growing concern over...
Via KCM Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redskins sign another linebacker, add Akeem Jordan to the mix

The Redskins have continued their frugal ways in free agency and keep signing lesser known players to stockpile talent and bodies for this season. Today the Redskins signed former Chiefs linebacker Akeem Jordan. Jordan has only played for Andy Reid (in both Philadelphia and Kansas City), but will add depth and a special teams presence. He will add to the middle linebacker competition...
Via DC Sports-Kings
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Sign LB Akeem Jordan

  The Washington Redskins announced the signing of LB Akeem Jordan on Wednesday. Retweet to welcome the newest member of #Redskins Nation, LB @DR3AM56, who signed his contract this morning! pic.twitter.com/DtVUKvrAJu — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) March 19, 2014 Jordan, 28, signed a one-year contract with the Chiefs last April. He appeared in all 16 games last season and...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins & ILB Akeem Jordan Have “Mutual Interest”

  Chris Russell of ESPN 980 Washington reports the Redskins and free agent ILB Akeem Jordan have “mutual interest.” Jordan reportedly has a visit lined up with Titans on Friday. Jordan, 28, signed a one-year contract with the Chiefs last April. He appeared in all 16 games last season and totaled 67 tackles and two forced fumbles for the Chiefs. Pro Football Focus gave...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Meet Akeem Jordan, the unsung member of the Chiefs' Fab Four LB corps

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- In some ways, Akeem Jordan is the Ringo Starr of the Chiefs' linebacking group. Jordan, an inside linebacker, goes unnoticed for the most part, simply keeping the beat as the rest of the band -- Justin Houston, Derrick Johnson and Tamba Hali -- rack up sacks and bask in the media spotlight. It's an unsung role Jordan doesn't mind. "It really...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Chiefs sign veteran linebacker Jordan

The Kansas City Chiefs have signed veteran Akeem Jordan to provide depth and push for playing time alongside middle linebacker Derrick Johnson. The team announced the move in a statement Monday. Jordan has appeared in 82 games with 34 starts in six seasons for the Philadelphia Eagles, where current Chiefs coach Andy Reid had been in charge until he was fired this offseason. Jordan...
Via Fox Sports
April 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Bengals & Eagles Both Interested In LB Akeem Jordan

Aaron Wilson reports that the Eagles have extended free agent LB Akeem Jordan a contract offer to re-sign with them. Wilson adds that Jordan reportedly has interest from “multiple teams.“ Jordan is currently visiting the Bengals and talks between the two sides are believed to be going well. The Bengals could probably offer him more playing time than the Eagles, but it sounds...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers RB Dwyer, Eagles LB Jordan inactive

Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Akeem Jordan will miss his second straight game with a hamstring injury. The Eagles made the starting linebacker one of seven inactive players before Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Eagles also made quarterback Trent Edwards, wide receiver Riley Cooper, running back Chris Polk, defensive end Vinny Curry and offensive linemen...
Via AP on Fox
October 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Eagles Injury Report: Akeem Jordan, LaSean McCoy, King Dunlap

While most of the Philadelphia Eagles’ players who entered the week banged up will be able to suit up today against the Pittsburgh Steelers, linebacker Akeem Jordan has been ruled out. Jordan is dealing with a hamstring injury and will be replaced in the Eagles’ lineup by Jamar Chaney. Defensive tackle Derek Landri, safety Colt Anderson and offensive...
Via NFL Injury Report
October 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles Name Akeem Jordan Starting Weakside Linebacker

Earlier this week the Philadelphia Eagles named Akeem Jordan the starting "Will" or weakside linebacker.  Jordan had not been getting much attention from the media throughout the position battle, but he must have gotten the attention of the coaching staff.  Akeem was in competition with Brian Rolle for the position.  Brian Rolle is a second year linebacker out of Ohio...
Via 60 Max Power O
August 29, 2012  |  Discuss
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