22-Year-Old Safety – Arizona Cardinals
2014 Fantasy Football Outlook
Mathieu won't necessarily produce like a top-25 IDP this year, but that would only be the case if the torn ACL/LCL injury he suffered in December limits his workload early in the season. He's expected...
Tyrann Mathieu Contract Information:
Signed a four-year, $3.052 million deal with the Cardinals in May of 2013.
Mathieu (knee) was limited to dime packages in Sunday's win against the Giants in New York, taking the field for just five defensive snaps, FOX Sports 910 Phoenix reports.
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Tyrann Mathieu: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)The dynamic safety has been working to come back after knee surgery, and will need to continue to improve prior to Mondayís game if he wants to get on the field. Rashad Johnson will take Mathieuís place if he canít go.
Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)Since training camp opened, Mathieu has made stunning progress from last December's ACL and LCL tears in his left knee. He returned to practice in a limited fashion last Wednesday, and just one day later, he was able to participate in 11-on-11 drills, during which he placed a nice hit on receiver Ted Ginn. Coach Bruce Arians will likely only clear Mathieu if he achieves full health, but the possibility still exists for the defensive back to be available in some capacity during the regular-season opener.
Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)Although he didn't initially make any hits, Mathieu eventually took down Ted Ginn following a catch-and-run, according to Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site. Mathieu made his first appearance at practice Wednesday since suffering torn knee ligaments in December, after which coach Bruce Arians said that the organization would explore 11-on-11 work in a few days. Thus, Thursday's development is a surprising step for Mathieu and feeds the belief that he may suit up Week 1 versus the Chargers.
RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
Mathieu will battle for the starting free safety position against Yeremiah Bell. Mathieu will also likely be featured on special teams as the Cardinals will look to utilize his return ability.