24-Year-Old Defensive Tackle – Cleveland Browns
2017 Fantasy Football Outlook
Shelton enters his third NFL season and is expected to be Cleveland’s starting defensive tackle. He took big strides in year two, and with help from Myles Garrett, the 23 year old should be even bet...
Danny Shelton Contract Information:
Signed a contract with the Browns in May of 2015.
Shelton (ankle) won't carry an injury designation into Sunday's game against the Titans.
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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
The Browns' first-round selection in the 2015 NFL Draft, Shelton appeared consistently overweight throughout the entirety of the 2015 season and played on just 48 percent of the team's defensive snaps. However, he showed up to training camp in significantly better shape, and is poised to improve on his 36 tackle, zero sack rookie-year performance. Nonetheless, Shelton remains firmly off the IDP radar.
Shelton is expected to serve as the starting nose tackle in defensive coordinator Jim O'Neil's 3-4 scheme. He's known primarily for his run-stopping ability, so if he ends up getting replaced on passing downs, it risks limiting his value as an IDP. He did manage nine sacks in his senior season at Washington, however, but it remains to be seen if that capability will translate to the NFL.