PCameron Jordan
DL NO (5)
2 months ago

Jordan (back) practiced without limitations Thursday, Larry Holder of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.

EDGE Analysis

Jordan underwent back surgery in February and wasn't expected to rejoin the team until training camp. However, Jordan was much farther ahead in his recovery than expected and was able to return to the practice field in full for the team's OTAs on Thursday. Jordan is coming off a 10-sack Pro Bowl season and with the back injury finally behind him, he'll have the chance to improve on his numbers.

PCameron Jordan
DL NO (5)
2 months ago

Jordan (back), who underwent a minor arthroscopic procedure on his lower back in February, is not currently participating in OTAs but expects to be back by training camp, reports the New Orleans Times-Picayune. "We're playing it safe," Jordan said on Wednesday. "I can't give out a timetable for me coming back, but I do know that it will be well within camp season."

EDGE Analysis

Jordan played through the back injury most of last season, occasionally missing practice time but never a game. Despite the lingering malady, he still managed to accrue 10 sacks and earn his second Pro Bowl appearance. While Jordan has a tendency to disappear -- he recorded only a single tackle four separate times in 2015 -- his consistent double-digit sack totals nevertheless make him a valuable IDP commodity.

PCameron Jordan
DL NO (5)
5 months ago

Jordan recently underwent a minor arthroscopic procedure on his lower back, ESPN.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

Jordan carried a lingering back injury through most of last season, causing him to miss practice time over the course of the campaign. Still, the Pro Bowler managed to post 10 sacks in 2015, and is averaging exactly that many over his last three seasons. Despite his recent operation, Jordan is expected to make a full recovery in time for training camp.

PCameron Jordan
DL NO (5)
6 months ago

Jordan made 10 sacks and 45 tackles (32 solo) in 16 games this season.

EDGE Analysis

While Jordan had a tendency to disappear in games - recording only a single tackle in four different games - the double-digit sack total represents a nice rebound from a disappointing 2014 season. His performance is especially impressive considering that the Saints struggled to find a consistent pass rusher opposite him, resulting in additional blocking attention on Jordan. With the Saints expected to add more playmakers on the defensive line through the draft or free agency, Jordan could be in for another solid season in 2016 if opposing blockers can't focus all their attention on him.

PCameron Jordan
DL NO (5)
8 months ago

Jordan made six tackles (three solo), including a sack, in Sunday's loss to the Panthers.

EDGE Analysis

The six tackles tied a season high, and Jordan actually had a second sack in the third quarter, but it was negated by a costly defensive holding penalty. He now has sacks in back-to-back weeks, and is up to eight on the season - already surpassing last season's total of 7.5, with four games still to go. Up next is a date with Jameis Winston and the Buccaneers, a team which has been merely average at protecting the quarterback this year.

PCameron Jordan
DL NO (5)
8 months ago

Jordan made four tackles (two solo) and notched a sack in Sunday's loss to the Texans.

EDGE Analysis

The sack was Jordan's seventh this season, and with five games still to go, he has almost passed his paltry 7.5-sack total from last year. The fact that Jordan has only 26 tackles (21 solo) remains a concern, as he has not finished with fewer than 47 tackles in a season since becoming a full-time starter for the Saints, but if he continues to harass opposing quarterbacks, his IDP owners likely will not complain. Up next is a tough Week 13 tilt against a Panthers' offense that held him to only two tackles in Week 3.

PCameron Jordan
DL NO (5)
8 months ago

Jordan made four tackles (two solo) and notched a sack in Sunday's loss to the Texans.

EDGE Analysis

The sack was Jordan's seventh this season, and with five games still to go, he has almost passed his paltry 7.5-sack total from last year. The fact that Jordan has only 26 tackles (21 solo) remains a concern, as he has not finished with fewer than 47 tackles in a season since becoming a full-time starter for the Saints, but if he continues to harass opposing quarterbacks, his IDP owners likely will not complain. Up next is a tough Week 13 tilt against a Panthers' offense that held him to only two tackles in Week 3.

PCameron Jordan
DL NO (5)
9 months ago

Jordan made one solo tackle in Sunday's win against the Giants.

EDGE Analysis

Eli Manning threw 41 passes in a shootout in New Orleans, but Jordan could not maintain his momentum after accumulating five sacks in his previous two contests. While Sunday's performance highlights the boom-or-bust nature of most defensive ends in IDP leagues, Jordan should once again have a decent chance to make some plays in Week 9 against a subpar Titans' offensive line.

PCameron Jordan
DL NO (5)
9 months ago

Jordan made two tackles, both of which were sacks of quarterback Andrew Luck, in Sunday's win against the Colts.

EDGE Analysis

Jordan recorded three sacks last week, and he hit Luck four total times in Week 7, narrowly missing notching another hat trick. Not all offensive lines will be as porous as those in Atlanta and Indianapolis, the Saints' Week 6 and Week 7 opponents, respectively, but Jordan's recent string of success is proof that the Saints' brass made the right choice in giving Jordan a big extension this offseason. Even though he's prone to the typical ups-and-downs of those playing his position, given his high weekly upside, Jordan remains one of the better options at defensive end in IDP leagues.

PCameron Jordan
DL NO (5)
9 months ago

Jordan had six tackles (five solo), including three sacks, a forced fumble, and a fumble recovery in Thursday's win against the Falcons.

EDGE Analysis

Coming into Thursday's game, Jordan had only one sack on the year, but he was simply a one-man wrecking crew in Week 6. Jordan has actually played better than his statistics have indicated, so it was nice to see the box score finally reflect his performance. While his tackle numbers continue to be lower than his career norms, his forced fumble and two fumble recoveries on the season portray a player who has been around the ball. Perhaps Week 7 can be a turning point for the young defensive end. Up next is a Week 8 tilt against a Colts' offense featuring one of the more porous offensive lines in the league.