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Tuesday's NFL injury and roster news for Week 13

Myles Garrett's two-week absence is finished.

The Browns announced they have activated Garrett from the reserve/COVID-19 list. Cleveland also placed safety Ronnie Harrison (shoulder) on injured reserve.

Garrett missed Weeks 11 and 12 due to COVID-19, but the Browns managed to go 2-0 without him, sacking Carson Wentz five times in a 22-17 win. Cleveland's only sack, recorded by Olivier Vernon, was wiped out by a roughing the passer penalty in Sunday's 27-25 victory over Jacksonville.

Garrett was tied for the league lead in sacks with 9.5 when he was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list, and trails Aaron Donald by just 0.5 sacks through Week 12.

Here's other injury and roster news we're tracking on Tuesday:

  • The Green Bay Packers officially signed receiver Tavon Austin on Tuesday. NFL Network's Mike Garafolo first reported the news Monday. Austin most recently spent 14 games with the Cowboys last season, logging 19 touches for 224 total yards and two TDs.
  • San Francisco 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan is "holding out hope" quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (ankle) and tight end George Kittle (foot) can return for the last few weeks of the regular season. The Niners placed cornerbacks Jamar Taylor and Ken Webster on injured reserve and waived safety Chris Edwards.
  • Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said defensive end Carlos Dunlap has a sore foot and they'll know more after an MRI this morning.
  • The Baltimore Ravens have activated Brandon Williams, Trace McSorley, Tavon Young and Khalil Dorsey from the Reserve/COVID-19 list. Running backs J.K. Dobbins and Mark Ingram are both eligible to be activated Wednesday, but it's not a given either will play, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported. They've been isolated since testing positive Nov. 22 and, as noted earlier, aren't allowed to fly on the team plane tonight, Pelissero added.
  • The Indianapolis Colts have released running back Darius Jackson from the practice squad.
  • New Orleans Saints receiver Marquez Callaway suffered minor knee sprain against the Broncos and may miss a little time, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported.
  • The Philadelphia Eagles released safety Will Parks, NFL Network's James Palmer reported, per a source. Parks played in six games and started three for the Eagles this season, playing in 28 total snaps on Monday night.
  • The Atlanta Falcons announced that wide receiver Olamide Zaccheaus has been placed on injured reserve after exiting the team's win against the Las Vegas Raiders due to a toe injury. The Falcons also activated Laquon Treadwell from the reserve/COVID-19 list and added him to the 53-man roster.
  • The Detroit Lions have signed defensive tackle Kevin Strong to the practice squad.

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