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Robert Mathis

33-Year-Old Linebacker – Indianapolis Colts

2013 Defensive Stats

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2013 Defensive Projections

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2013 Fantasy Football Outlook

Mathis recorded eight sacks in 2012 and will continue to provide pressure on opposing quarterbacks as a starting OLB for the Colts in 2013....

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2013 ADP:

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  8

HT: 6' 2"   WT: 235   DOB: 2/26/1981  College: Alabama A&M  Show ContractHide Contract

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Robert Mathis Contract Information:

Agreed to a four-year, $36 million, contract in March of 2012 that includes $15 signing bonus.

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Mathis recorded 58 tackles (43 solo) and career highs in forced fumbles with eight and sacks with 19.5, which also led the NFL in 2013.

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Robert Mathis 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
2007 26 13 - 32 - 7 - 0 0 - 1 - - - -
2008 27 15 - 48 - 11 - 0 1 - 3 - - - -
2009 28 14 - 37 - 9.5 - 0 0 - 0 - - - -
2010 29 Ind 16 60 44 16 11 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
2011 30 Ind 16 43 29 14 9.5 1 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0
2012 31 Ind 12 33 22 11 8 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2013 32 Ind 16 59 44 15 19.5 1 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Robert Mathis – Playing Time Overview

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Snap Count Stats

731

Defensive Snaps in 2013

Robert Mathis was on the field for 731 of his team's snaps on defense in 2013.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2013

Robert Mathis was on the field for 1 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2013.

Year Def ST
2011 - -
2012 625 12
2013 731 1

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Robert Mathis 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 Oak 55 1 5 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Mia 61 0 5 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
3 @SF 44 0 3 2 1 1.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 @Jax 39 0 6 5 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Sea 55 0 6 3 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
6 @SD 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Den 64 0 5 3 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
8 BYE Bye Week
9 @Hou 56 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 StL 37 0 4 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 @Ten 52 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 @Ari 59 0 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
13 Ten 55 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
14 @Cin 58 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Hou 46 0 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
16 @KC 50 0 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
17 Jax 0 0 6 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Playoffs KC 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Playoffs @NE 0 0 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 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 Robert Mathis
As Compared To Other Linebackers
Height:   6' 2"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   235 lbs
BELOW AVERAGE
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Indianapolis Colts Team Injury Report
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Robert Mathis: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Mathis (not injury related) is active for Sunday's game against the Texans.

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Mathis had a sack that forced a fumble, along with two total tackles, in Sunday's win over Tennessee.

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Mathis (shoulder) had two sacks and four total tackles in Sunday's loss to St. Louis.

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Mathis (shoulder) is listed as active Sunday against the Rams.

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Mathis (shoulder) practiced fully Friday and is listed as probable against St. Louis.

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Mathis (shoulder) practiced fully Thursday, the Colts' official site reports.

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Mathis did not practice Wednesday due to a shoulder injury.

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Mathis had two sacks and five total tackles in Sunday's win over Denver. He forced a fumble on one sack near the end zone, which resulted in a safety.

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Mathis had two sacks and six total tackles in Sunday's win over Seattle.

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Mathis had three sacks and five total tackles in Sunday's win over Jacksonville.

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Mathis had 1.5 sacks and three total tackles in Sunday's win at San Fracisco.

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Mathis had two sacks and five total tackles in Sunday's loss to Miami.

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Mathis had five total tackles and a sack in Sunday's win over Oakland.

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Mathis was practicing in Dwight Freeney's vacated "rush" linebacker spot during Indy's recent mini camp, the Indianapolis Star reports.

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2013

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2011

Despite being listed 23 pounds lighter, Mathis holds a much greater presence against the run than his generally more acclaimed counterpart, Dwight Freeney. The 2010 season saw the undersized edge rusher secure his second career 60-tackle total, including 11 sacks. His tackle totals usually aren't quite that high, but that's offset by Mathis garnering at least 9.5 sacks in all but two of his eight NFL seasons. He also tends to make his mark in the turnover category, as he has 36 career forced fumbles. Mathis' surprising presence as a run defender and ability to make the quarterback drop the football make him a solid second-tier IDP option on the defensive line.

2010

Mathis is a solid fantasy option in IDP leagues as a consistent source of sacks — he’s racked up nine or more in five of the last six seasons. When he pairs those numbers with a healthy tackle tally, he moves from “solid” to “excellent” status. Unfortunately, his production in that all-important IDP category has been as inconsistent as his sack total bankable, with totals of 65, 32, 48 and 37 over the last four seasons. A litany of nagging injuries may keep Mathis from the ranks of the elite fantasy DEs.

2009

Mathis rebounded last year after an injury-plagued 2007 to post 11 sacks, his most since 2005. He’s been fairly consistent in the sack department, totaling at least 9.5 every year since 2004 except for the aforementioned 2007. Increasing his tackles, though, has made him a more useful IDP. After just 36 tackles in 2004, Mathis posted 54 and 65 the next two years and was on pace for 50-plus last season before sitting out the season finale with a playoff berth already wrapped up (finishing with 48). Mathis (6-2, 235) isn’t big, but he has plenty of speed to track down ball carriers and get to quarterbacks. The Colts got bigger at DT through the draft, which should help, and with a healthy Dwight Freeney on the other side, Mathis should again produce quality fantasy numbers.

2008

Mathis has seen his sack totals drop in each of the past two season, but last year's total of 7.0 was still useful from a defensive end. Mathis missed three games last season and should bounce back to double-digit sack totals if he stays healthy.

2007

Used to be, Mathis had the sacks but not the tackles to be a worthy IDP. As a passing down specialist in 2004, he made an impressive 10.5 sacks, but his 36 total tackles weren't enough for fantasy owners, even if an outstanding number for someone not playing every down. But come 2005, Indianapolis plugged the undersized speed freak into the standard package, and Mathis not only totaled 11.5 sacks but also 54 tackles— all in just 13 games. His 65 total tackles in 16 games last season show Mathis has clearly learned how to support the run. The same pace and body control that get him through to quarterbacks, also help him change directions and track down runners. Mathis spent time on injury reports last year with ankle, knee and hip dings, which partly account for his slightly low 9.5 sacks. Indy’s defense has undergone many offseason changes, but Anthony McFarland is still tying up blockers as the defensive tackle alongside Mathis, so there should be no changes in Mathis‘ production.

2006

How some every down ends can make barely 30 solo tackles in a season while Mathis can rack up 43 solos in 13 games as a passing-down specialist might just garner an entry in a Time Life book on the supernatural. Mathis lists at 6-2, 235, which is small for a linebacker, not to mention an end. Obviously, offensive linemen can swallow him whole when the run comes in his direction, so he’s something of a liability on running downs. Still, all those tackles didn’t come from sacks and receiver coverage – he’s making plenty of tackles in pursuit. In the same feature pass-rush specialist role the previous year, Mathis turned in 32 solos, so it’s safe to assume that his part-time status doesn’t preclude him from fantasy relevance. With 10.5 sacks in 2004, he’s demonstrated solid consistency. Speaking of which, that’s the right word for making sacks in each of the first eight games last year. In fact, he got in on a sack in all but two of his 13 games (he was rested for the playoffs), an astounding run of helpful games for owners. Teammates Dwight Freeney and Corey Simon are the more talented linemen, but Mathis certainly reaps the rewards.

2005

Mathis is an undersized defensive lineman who posted 10.5 sacks in 2004 while opposing lineman focused on Dwight Freeney.

2004

Mathis will backup at one of the defensive end positions.

2003

Will be used on special teams and could also be turned loose as a situational pass rusher.