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Kenny Vaccaro

23-Year-Old Safety – New Orleans Saints

2014 Defensive Stats

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2014 Defensive Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

Vaccaro's rookie season was a disappointment in IDP terms, as a concussion, a fractured ankle and the Saints' league-low play count of 943 snaps conspired to keep Vaccaro's stat-count low, but he was ...

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2014 ADP:

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  6

HT: 6' 0"   WT: 214   DOB: 2/15/1991  College: Texas  DRAFTED: 1st Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Kenny Vaccaro Contract Information:

Signed a four-year contract with the Saints in May 2013.

October 21, 2014  –  Kenny Vaccaro News

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Vaccaro made only two tackles (one solo) but had his first interception of the season in Sunday's loss to the Lions.

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Kenny Vaccaro 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
2013 22 NO 14 79 62 17 1 8 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2014 23 NO 6 29 22 7 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Kenny Vaccaro – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Strong Safety
  1. Kenny Vaccaro
  2. Marcus Ball
New Orleans Saints

Snap Count Stats

402

Defensive Snaps in 2014

Kenny Vaccaro was on the field for 402 of his team's snaps on defense in 2014.

30

Special Teams Snaps in 2014

Kenny Vaccaro was on the field for 30 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Def ST
2013 791 45
2014 402 30
Kenny Vaccaro 2014 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 @Atl 72 7 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 @Cle 75 5 7 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Min 56 3 4 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 @Dal 66 6 6 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 TB 63 5 6 4 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 BYE Bye Week
7 @Det 70 4 2 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 GB
9 @Car
10 SF
11 Cin
12 Bal
13 @Pit
14 Car
15 @Chi
16 Atl
17 @TB

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 Kenny Vaccaro  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Safeties
Height:   6' 0"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   214 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.63 sec
WEAK
Shuttle Time:   4.06 sec
ELITE
Cone Drill:   6.78 sec
GOOD
Arm Length:   32.75 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Hand Length:   10.00 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   38 in
GREAT
Broad Jump:   121 in
GOOD
Bench Press:   15 reps
WEAK
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Kenny Vaccaro: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Vaccaro made six tackles (four solo) and defended one pass in Sunday's win against the Bucs.

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Vaccaro made seven tackles (all solo) and recorded the Saints' only sack in Sunday's loss to the Cowboys.

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Vaccaro made seven tackles (five solo) in Sunday's loss to the Browns.

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Vaccaro recorded four tackles (all solo), a sack, and a forced fumble in Friday's preseason game against the Titans.

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Vaccaro (ankle) finished his rookie year with 79 tackles (62 solo), one sack, one forced fumble and one interception in 14 games.

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Vaccaro will have surgery to repair his fractured ankle Tuesday.

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Vaccaro has a fractured ankle and will miss the remainder of the season, NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports.

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This is not the way the season should have ended for the talented young Defensive Rookie of the Year candidate. It's also a tough blow for the Saints, who now have a big hole to fill in the middle of their pass defense.
The Saints announced that Vaccaro has a lower leg injury and is doubtful to return to Sunday's game against Carolina, the New Orleans Times-Picayune's Jeff Duncan reports. However, FOX Sports' Pam Oliver reported on the game broadcast that Vaccaro may have a broken ankle.

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Vaccaro suffered a leg injury during Sunday's game against Carolina and was carted off the field with an air cast on his leg, the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.

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Vaccaro made 10 tackles (seven solo) and forced a fumble in Monday's loss to Seattle.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2013

Some might consider it risky to rank a rookie among the elite, but it's difficult to see how Vaccaro could be anything but a high-floor/high-ceiling IDP investment in 2013. The Saints are desperate to improve their abominable 2012 defense, yet they had only two draft picks in the first three rounds of the draft. That they considered Vaccaro the top choice for making an immediate improvement suggests he'll start right away in 2013. He might not strictly play safety a slot corner role could await him in nickel formats but Vaccaro should be around the ball often either way. Moreover, the player Vaccaro is most likely to displace in the starting lineup Malcolm Jenkins was a profitable IDP in 2012, totaling 94 tackles in just 13 games.