24-Year-Old Defensive Tackle – New York Jets
2014 Fantasy Football Outlook
Richardson has long been identified as one of football's most athletically-gifted defenders, even going back to his days as a high school recruit. The high expectations only grew taller once the Jets ...
Sheldon Richardson Contract Information:
Signed a four-year contract with the Jets in July 2013.
Richardson (finger) had only one tackle Sunday against the Dolphins, but he garnered two carries on offense, which he turned into two rushing yards and a touchdown.
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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
Richardson is a rare athlete at tackle who should be an absolute menace on stunts. He'll play end for the Jets' 3-4 scheme, however, and his arrival could signal a move to nose tackle for Muhammad Wilkerson, who has the stoutest build of the Jets' big three on the line, that being Richardson, Wilkerson and Quinton Coples. Richardson had issues in run defense at Missouri and will need to learn how to transfer his explosiveness into anchoring at the point of attack rather than just pursuing wildly like he did at Missouri, but Rex Ryan is the exact coach you would want to mentor him.