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Ryan Kerrigan

28-Year-Old Linebacker – Washington Redskins

2015 Defensive Stats

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42

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9.5

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2

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2016 Defensive Projections

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2016 Fantasy Football Outlook

Kerrigan recorded 42 tackles, 9.5 sacks and two forced fumbles in 2015, giving him at least 7.5 sacks in each of his five NFL seasons. While he was rested often between games last year as he recovered...

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2016 ADP:

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  9

STATUS:  Probable     INJURY:  Groin
HT: 6' 4"   WT: 260   DOB: 8/16/1988
College: Purdue  DRAFTED: 1st Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Ryan Kerrigan Contract Information:

Signed a five-year, $11.5 million per year contract extension with the Redskins in July of 2015.

August 26, 2016  –  Ryan Kerrigan News

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Kerrigan will not return to Friday's matchup with the Bills due to a groin injury, Mike Jones of The Washington Post reports.

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Ryan Kerrigan 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
2011 22 Was 16 64 42 22 7.5 4 1 1 4 0 0 0 0 0
2012 23 Was 16 54 42 12 8.5 8 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0
2013 24 Was 16 66 47 19 8.5 3 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
2014 25 Was 16 64 51 13 13.5 1 0 0 5 1 0 0 0 0
2015 26 Was 16 42 33 9 9.5 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Ryan Kerrigan – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Outside Linebacker

Snap Count Stats

886

Defensive Snaps in 2015

Ryan Kerrigan was on the field for 886 of his team's snaps on defense in 2015.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2015

Ryan Kerrigan was on the field for 59 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2015.

Year Def ST
2013 850 73
2014 975 77
2015 886 59
Ryan Kerrigan 2015 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 Mia 57 3 2 1 1 0.5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 StL 52 2 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
3 @NYG 63 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Phi 48 3 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 @Atl 69 4 3 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 @NYJ 67 6 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 TB 18 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 @NE 73 5 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 NO 44 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 @Car 65 8 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 NYG 64 2 3 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Dal 56 5 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 @Chi 56 4 5 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Buf 60 3 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
15 @Phi 75 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 @Dal 19 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 GB 0 0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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 Ryan Kerrigan
As Compared To Other Linebackers
Height:   6' 4"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   260 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.71 sec
AVERAGE
Shuttle Time:   4.39 sec
WEAK
Cone Drill:   7.18 sec
AVERAGE
Arm Length:   33.38 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.50 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   34 in
AVERAGE
Broad Jump:   122 in
GREAT
Bench Press:   31 reps
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Ryan Kerrigan: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Kerrigan (hand) recorded two sacks in Sunday's victory over the Giants.

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Kerrigan (hand) is active for Sunday's game against the Saints.

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Kerrigan (hand) is listed as active Sunday at New England.

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Kerrigan (hand) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Patriots.

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Kerrigan (hand) took part in individual drills at Wednesday's practice, the Washington Post reports.

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Kerrigan (hand) will undergo surgery to repair a broken bone suffered Sunday against the Buccaneers, NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports.

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Kerrigan sustained a broken hand during Sunday's game against the Buccaneers, Chris Russell of 106.7 The Fan DC reports.

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Kerrigan totaled two tackles (one solo) and was credited with half a sack in Sunday’s 17-10 loss to the Dolphins.

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Kerrigan is likely to see his first preseason action Saturday, the Washington Post reports.

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Kerrigan and the Redskins have reached a five-year contract extension worth $11.5 million per year, NFL.com reports.

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2015

Kerrigan continued to show improvement in his fourth season as a pro, recording a career-high 13.5 sacks and five forced fumbles. He has been very consistent over the course of his young career, playing every game and registering 50-60 tackles and a minimum of 7.5 sacks each of his four seasons. The Redskins replaced defensive coordinator Jim Haslett with Joe Barry, but he’s still expected to play OLB and primarily rush the passer despite the change.

2014

Kerrigan has been a very durable player during his three years in Washington, although he underwent surgery to repair a torn MCL this offseason. He is expected to be healthy for training camp, but it wouldn't be surprised if he was limited early. That being said, he should be healthy for the regular season and he's coming off arguably his best season in the NFL, when he registered 66 tackles, 8.5 sacks and four forced fumbles. With 23.5 sacks in the last three seasons, Kerrigan could make the leap into double-digits this season.

2013

Kerrigan recorded a 8.5 sacks, one interception, and two forced fumbles in 2012. He should improve those numbers if Brian Orakpo (shoulder) can return to form and force offenses to spread their blocking.

2012

Kerrigan was impressive as a rookie last year – arguably just as good as the more acclaimed Brian Orakpo – showing no trouble transforming himself into a 3-4 outside linebacker after playing exclusively as a 4-3 end at Purdue. Kerrigan finished with 63 tackles (41 solo), 7.5 sacks, four forced fumbles and an interception return for a touchdown. Considering how dominant he was in college and how promising his play was as a rookie, it’s only reasonable to expect improvement out of Kerrigan. Anything less than double-digit sacks in 2012 would be a disappointment.

2011

The team's first round draft pick in 2011. The team will convert the defensive lineman to an outside linebacker in the 3-4 defense. This is the same conversion Brian Orakpo had to go through. Expect some ups and downs this year as he learns a new position. He has good strength and speed and there is no reason to believe he won't be successful.