25-Year-Old Linebacker – Minnesota Vikings
2014 Fantasy Football Outlook
Cole will need to earn a three-down role in training camp to justify this ranking, but he did well for himself during his 2013 audition, and the Vikings didn't add any noteworthy MLB talent in the dra...
Audie Cole Contract Information:
Signed with the Vikings in November of 2013.
Jasper Brinkley started at middle linebacker and had two tackles in Thursday's preseason win over Tennessee and appears to have won the starting job over Cole, but head coach Mike Zimmer hasn't made a final decision, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
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Audie Cole: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)Cole had 13 total tackles and a sack in his first career start last week. Frazier said Henderson won't move to weak-side linebacker, but it sounds like Cole may keep the starting job the rest of the season.
RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
Cole is expected to serve as a backup at middle linebacker to the newly acquired Desmond Bishop.
Cole, Minnesota's 2012 seventh-round draft pick, was a Butkus Award semifinalist last season with 108 tackles and 5.5 sacks for N.C. State. He could win a backup role this summer, but it's not clear if he has the speed to eventually win a starting job.