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Manti Te'o

23-Year-Old Linebacker – San Diego Chargers

2013 Defensive Stats

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2014 Defensive Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

Te'o was a major disappointment as a rookie, posting just 61 tackles and no sacks, interceptions or forced fumbles. It's possible that a preseason foot injury limited him throughout the year, as he un...

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2014 ADP:  405.2

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  10

HT: 6' 1"   WT: 241   DOB: 1/26/1991  College: Notre Dame  Show ContractHide Contract

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Manti Te'o Contract Information:

Signed a four-year, $5.172 million contract with the Chargers in May 2013.

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Te'o is back at Chargers practice for the first time since undergoing offseason surgery on his foot, ESPN.com reports.

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Manti Te'o 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 SD 13 61 41 20 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Manti Te'o – Playing Time Overview

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Snap Count Stats

436

Defensive Snaps in 2013

Manti Te'o was on the field for 436 of his team's snaps on defense in 2013.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2013

Manti Te'o was on the field for 91 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2013.

Year Def ST
2013 436 91

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Manti Te'o 2013 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 Hou
2 @Phi
3 @Ten
4 Dal 14 4 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 @Oak 42 16 5 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Ind 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 @Jax 38 4 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 BYE Bye Week
9 @Was 58 9 9 4 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Den 43 9 5 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 @Mia 49 8 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 @KC 47 10 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Cin 56 7 4 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 NYG 36 5 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 @Den 22 7 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Oak 31 12 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 KC 0 0 10 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Playoffs @Cin 0 0 7 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Playoffs @Den 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 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 Manti Te'o
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Height:   6' 1"
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Weight:   241 lbs
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Manti Te'o: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Te'o had surgery earlier this month on the same foot that held him out of three games during his rookie campaign, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

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Te'o's recent surgery suggests that he never quite returned to full strength since suffering the foot injury in August. If Te'o can return to full strength, he'll likely warrant more consideration as an IDP, as he'll stand to improve upon the disappointing 61 tackles he racked up during his rookie season.
Te'o had a relatively disappointing rookie season, with only 61 tackles and no sacks or interceptions on the year.

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Te'o suffered a concussion during Sunday's game and will not return, U-T San Diego reports.

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Te'o's absence will result in more playing time for Bront Bird in the middle of San Diego's defense.
Te'o left Sunday's playoff game in Denver with a head injury, U-T San Diego reports.

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Te'o has 39 tackles in his first eight NFL starts.

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Te'o had a relatively quiet NFL debut, recording three tackles Sunday against the Cowboys.

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Te'o (foot) is slated to make his regular season debut Sunday against the Cowboys, the Indianapolis Star reports.

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Te'o (foot) practiced fully Wednesday, the Chargers' official site reports.

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Te'o (foot) is officially inactive for Sunday's game at Tennessee.

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Teo (foot) was limited in practice again Thursday, the Chargers' official site reports.

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As expected, Te'o (foot) returned to practice Wednesday, the San Diego Union-Tribune's Michael Gehlken reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2013

Free agent signing and former Packer D.J. Smith is a concern, but Te'o will be given every chance to win a starting and nickel formation role as a rookie with the Chargers. The increasing prevalence of three- and four-wideout formations means that roughly half of a defense's snaps come on 'passing downs,' and teams don't spend second-round picks on linebackers who only play half of the time. That means Te'o would have to significantly disappoint to not end up playing 75 percent or more of San Diego's snaps, but if he secures that role he should safely reach 100 tackles after easily passing the mark in each of his last three years at Notre Dame.