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Wesley Woodyard

30-Year-Old Linebacker – Tennessee Titans

2016 Defensive Stats

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2016 Defensive Projections

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2016 Fantasy Football Outlook

Like his teammate Williamson, Woodyard has a low floor in Tennessee's blurry LB rotation. If he does stumble into a high play count, however, Woodyard would almost certainly provide high-upside value ...

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2016 ADP:

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  13

HT: 6' 0"   WT: 233   DOB: 7/21/1986  College: Kentucky  Show ContractHide Contract

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Wesley Woodyard Contract Information:

Agreed to a four-year, $16 million contract with the Titans in March of 2014.

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The Titans have signed Sean Spence to compete with Woodyard and Avery Williamson at the inside linebacker position, the team's official site reports.

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Wesley Woodyard NFL Stats
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  Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Year Age Team G Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
2008 21 12 - 44 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - - - -
2009 22 16 - 35 - 0 - 1 0 - 0 - - - -
2010 23 Den 11 23 20 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 24 Den 15 87 60 27 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
2012 25 Den 15 114 70 44 5.5 6 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
2013 26 Den 14 84 48 36 1.5 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
2014 27 Ten 16 94 53 41 2.5 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 28 Ten 16 87 54 33 5 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
2016 29 Ten 3 9 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Wesley Woodyard – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Inside Linebacker
  1. Wesley Woodyard
  2. Sean Spence
Tennessee Titans

Snap Count Stats

103

Defensive Snaps in 2016

Wesley Woodyard was on the field for 103 of his team's snaps on defense in 2016.

32

Special Teams Snaps in 2016

Wesley Woodyard was on the field for 32 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2016.

Year Def ST
2014 879 124
2015 499 204
2016 103 32
Wesley Woodyard 2016 Game Log
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  Snap Count Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Week Opp Def ST Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
1 Min 30 14 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 @Det 45 7 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Oak 28 11 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 @Hou
5 @Mia
6 Cle
7 Ind
8 Jax
9 @SD
10 GB
11 @Ind
12 @Chi
13 BYE Bye Week
14 Den
15 @KC
16 @Jax
17 Hou

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Wesley Woodyard
As Compared To Other Linebackers
Height:   6' 0"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   233 lbs
BELOW AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.51 sec
ELITE
Shuttle Time:   4.25 sec
GOOD
Cone Drill:   7.15 sec
AVERAGE
Arm Length
Not Available
Hand Length
Not Available
Vertical Jump:   30 in
POOR
Broad Jump:   118 in
GOOD
Bench Press
Not Available
Tennessee Titans Team Injury Report
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Wesley Woodyard: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Woodyard recorded nine tackles (six solo) in Sunday's loss to the Falcons.

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Woodyard recorded 10 tackles (eight solo), a sack, a quarterback hit and two tackles for loss in a losing effort against Miami on Sunday.

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Woodyard (ankle) is active for Sunday’s game against the Bengals.

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Woodyard (ankle) is considered probable for Sunday's game against Cincinnati, Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean reports.

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Woodyard agreed to a four-year, $16 million contract with the Titans on Friday, Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports 1 reports.

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Woodyard, who is officially an unrestricted free agent, met with the Patriots on Tuesday and is scheduled to visit with the Titans on Thursday, the Denver Post reports.

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Woodyard played only 10 snaps of Sunday's game against the Chargers, as he was benched in favor of Paris Lenon, the Denver Post reports.

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Woodyard had five tackles and an interception Sunday against the Chiefs.

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Woodyard had a season-high 15 tackles during Sunday's overtime loss to the Patriots.

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Woodyard had five tackles during Sunday's win over the Chiefs.

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Woodyard had 11 tackles Sunday against the Chargers.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

Woodyard has demonstrated an excellent mix of health and production over the last four seasons, recording at least 84 tackles in each campaign. The Titans have an embarrassment of riches at inside linebacker with Woodyard, Avery Williamson and Zach Brown, but all three should see the field enough to hold some IDP value. While he almost certainly won't reach the 100-tackle mark like he did in 2012, Woodyard is probably the safest bet of the three for consistent production due to his extensive track record.

2014

Expectations were high for Woodyard heading into last season after he posted 114 tackles (70 solo), 5.5 sacks and three interceptions in 2012. Unfortunately, he was unable to match his total from the previous season, finishing 2013 with just 84 tackles, 1.5 sacks and one interception. Things got so bad for Woodyard that he was essentially displaced by Danny Trevathan, who accumulated more solo tackles (88) than Woodyard's total count. The Broncos, who decided not to give Woodyard a new contract after his big 2012 season, let him walk this offseason and he found a new home in Tennesee, signing a four-year, $16 million contract. He'll be a starter for the Titans, and with Shaun Phillips, who focuses significantly more on rushing the passer than at stopping the run, on his side, Woodyard should have plenty of opportunities for tackles.

2013

Once little more than a special teams and nickel specialist with Denver, Woodyard has turned into a full-time starter who fills up the box score. Despite playing just 881 snaps on defense in 15 games last year Woodyard finished the season with 114 tackles (70 solo), 5.5 sacks and three interceptions. It's probably best to expect some regression from Woodyard's pass-rushing success in 2013, but it's likely his tackles will increase significantly as this will be his first season as a clear every-down linebacker.

2012

Woodyard isn't an every down linebacker for the Broncos, although he may be asked to take on that role with the off-the-field issues that D.J. Williams has encountered. With Williams suspended for the first six games of the year (at least), Woodyard will get an opportunity to pad his tackle totals and could sneak his way into the IDP conversation.

2011

Will backup D.J. Williams at linebacker and he could see lots of time if Williams goes down with an injury. However, if Williams stays healthy, it's difficult to see Woodyard contributing a lot.

2010

Woodyard has been known to put up some solid tackle numbers, but he primarily plays when D.J. Williams takes a break and that didn't happen very often in 2009 and is not expected to happen much in 2010.

2009

Woodyard had a number of good games in 2008, recording at least nine tackles in three games while filling in for the injuried D.J. Williams. Unfortunately for Woodyard, Williams is healthy again and the Broncos brought in a number of linebackers in the offseason, which will most likely decrease his playing time.