Anthony Lanier
Anthony Lanier
26-Year-Old Defensive EndDE
Los Angeles Chargers
2018 Fantasy Outlook
After entering November 2017 without any sacks in his career, Lanier came on strong late in the season with five sacks over the final seven weeks. He's now hoping to push Matthew Ioannidis for a starting job, or at least a rotational role on passing downs. Read Past Outlooks
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$Signed a contract with the Chargers in December of 2018.
Promoted to active roster
DELos Angeles Chargers
December 20, 2018
Lanier was signed to the Chargers' active roster Thursday, Ricky Henne of the Chargers' official site reports.
ANALYSIS
Lanier was signed to the Chargers' practice squad in November. He posted five sacks for the Redskins in 2017 and could provide some quality backup snaps to the Chargers down the stretch this season. Look for him to operate as a depth pass rusher and special teams player during his time with the team.
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Waived by Washington
DEFree Agent
Hip
September 3, 2018
Lanier (hip) was waived by Washington on Monday, Jake Kring-Schreifels of the Redskins' official site reports.
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Dealing with hip flexor
DEWashington Redskins
Hip
September 2, 2018
Lanier missed Sunday's practice due to a hip flexor, John Keim of ESPN.com reports.
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Tallies two sacks in win
DEWashington Redskins
December 19, 2017
Lanier picked up two sacks in Sunday's 20-15 victory over the Cardinals.
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Ready for Thanksgiving game
DEWashington Redskins
November 23, 2017
Lanier (knee) is active for Thursday's game against the Giants, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
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Active Sunday
DEWashington Redskins
November 19, 2017
Lanier (knee) is active for Sunday's game against New Orleans.
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