30-Year-Old Defensive Back – Detroit Lions
2014 Fantasy Football Outlook
Ihedigbo will have some work to do to move up the depth chart in the Lions' secondary, otherwise he won't be much more than a depth player for Detroit....
James Ihedigbo Contract Information:
Signed a two-year contract with the Lions in March of 2014.
Ihedigbo (knee) is listed as active for Thursday's game against the Bears, the Lions' official site reports.
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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
Ihedigbo is a strong bet to make the roster and could see quite a bit of playing time on special teams and in three-safety packages. He may have an outside shot to win the starting strong safety job, but most media outlets have the name of rookie first-round pick Matt Elam written in pen. Should Elam disappoint or suffer an injury, Ihedigbo is the kind of hard-hitting safety that can pile up tackles and make for a useful IDP.
Ihedigbo gives the Pats some strong safety depth, but if he sticks around again, he'll likely do most of his damage as a special-teamer.