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Trent Cole

31-Year-Old Outside Linebacker – Philadelphia Eagles

2013 Defensive Stats

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2013 Defensive Projections

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2013 Fantasy Football Outlook

Cole will start at outside linebacker in Philadelphia's new 3-4 defense. He's coming off a dreadful three-sack season, but Cole should be much more productive this year. The problem is that his number...

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2013 ADP:

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  12

HT: 6' 2"   WT: 257   DOB: 10/5/1982  College: Cincinnati  Show ContractHide Contract

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Trent Cole Contract Information:

Re-signed to a four-year extension in 2012, worth just over $53 million with $15 million guaranteed.

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Cole made 56 tackles (44 solo) and eight sacks during the 2013 season.

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Trent Cole 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 24 16 - 70 - 12.5 - 0 0 - 1 - - - -
2008 25 16 - 77 - 9 - 0 0 - 0 - - - -
2009 26 16 - 57 - 12.5 - 0 0 - 0 - - - -
2010 27 Phi 15 65 50 15 10 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2011 28 Phi 14 44 41 3 11 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2012 29 Phi 16 40 24 16 3 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
2013 30 Phi 16 56 44 12 8 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Trent Cole – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Outside Linebacker

Snap Count Stats

829

Defensive Snaps in 2013

Trent Cole was on the field for 829 of his team's snaps on defense in 2013.

70

Special Teams Snaps in 2013

Trent Cole was on the field for 70 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2013.

Year Def ST
2011 - -
2012 736 87
2013 829 70

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Trent Cole 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 @Was 59 6 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2 SD 67 7 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
3 KC 66 7 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 @Den 53 9 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 @NYG 54 3 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 @TB 51 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Dal 59 4 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 NYG 56 5 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 @Oak 67 6 5 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 @GB 62 5 8 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Was 54 0 3 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 BYE Bye Week
13 Ari 58 3 2 2 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
14 Det 30 1 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 @Min 55 9 7 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Chi 38 1 3 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 @Dal 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Playoffs NO 0 0 5 5 0 1 1 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 Trent Cole
As Compared To Other Outside Linebackers
Height:   6' 2"
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Weight:   257 lbs
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Trent Cole: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Cole (head) returned to Sunday's game against the Redskins, the Philadelphia Inquirer's Jeff McLane reports.

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Cole suffered a head injury during Sunday's game against Washington and is questionable to return, Geoff Mosher of Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia reports.

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Cole is expected to play about 11 pounds lighter in 2013 than he did in 2012, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

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Cole underwent hand surgery earlier this week, USA Today reports.

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Cole finished the 2012 season with 40 tackles (24 solo) and three sacks in 16 games.

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Cole made one assisted tackle in Sunday's game against Washington.

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Cole made two tackles against Dallas on Sunday.

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Cole made two tackles (one solo) against Atlanta on Sunday.

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Cole failed to post any statistics against Detroit on Sunday.

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Cole made one solo tackle against Pittsburgh on Sunday.

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Cole had two tackles (one solo) against the Giants on Sunday.

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Cole made three tackles (two solo) and a half sack against Arizona on Sunday.

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Cole's only tackle against Baltimore on Sunday was a sack for a forced fumble.

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Cole totaled two tackles (one solo) against the Browns on Sunday.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2013

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2012

Cole's bread and butter as an elite IDP in past seasons was his unusually high tackle totals. He was certainly well above average as a pass rusher, too – he has 68 sacks in seven NFL seasons – but he separated himself from the pack by posting back-to-back seasons of at least 70 tackles (70 in 2007, 77 in 2008) as well as a 65-tackle showing while only playing 15 games in 2010. Cole's tackle production and IDP value have since been threatened, however, by the arrival of defensive line coach Jim Washburn. Washburn knows how to get to the passer, and helped Cole total 11 sacks in just 14 games last year, but Washburn's method involves lining up his ends very wide, which gives them a clearer route to the quarterback but leaves them farther away from ballcarriers on run plays. As a result, Cole ended 2011 with a career-low 44 tackles. Cole should make a push for 60 tackles in 2012 just because he is so good, and double-digit sacks seem likely, but his days of contending for the defensive line IDP crown appear gone – at least as long as Washburn is around.

2011

For the third time in four years last season, Cole averaged more than four tackles per game while posting double-digit sacks. (And in that other year, he had nine sacks.) Cole offers fantasy owners both upside and consistency. Move him down a spot or two in leagues that emphasize forced fumble or interceptions, however, as Cole has just one career interception and a surprisingly low 11 career forced fumbles (Justin Tuck has that many forced fumbles in the last two years alone). In leagues that focus primarily on tackles and sacks, though, Cole is about as close to a sure thing as one can find.

2010

Another undersized DE — if you can call 6-2, 257 “undersized” — Cole makes his living out-quicking blockers and making plays in the backfield. That quickness allows him to post the sort of tackle numbers you might expect to see from a linebacker — and in fantasy scoring, that’s a huge asset. Cole posted 20 fewer tackles last season than in 2008, possibly due to shoulder and hamstring injuries. But he played in 16 games and matched a career-high with 12.5 sacks, which partially made up for the dip in tackles. Look for a healthy Cole to return to the ranks of the truly elite fantasy DEs this year.

2009

Cole is undersized for an NFL DE – he’s listed at 6-2, 257 – but his quickness and agility give him the ability to make plays that other DEs cannot. Thus, he posts tackle totals that make him an elite DE even if he doesn’t hit his double-digit sack potential. In fact, his sacks dropped by 3.5 to nine last season, but his fantasy value remained high because he led all DE with 77 tackles. Cole has averaged nearly 10 sacks per year since 2006, making him one of the more bankable fantasy ends.

2008

Cole continued his rise with 12.5 sacks and 70 tackles in 2007. Still on the way up at age 25, Cole could really turn into a monster if the Eagles' other defensive linemen take some heat off him. Because of his age and versatility – 70 tackles is significant for a defensive end – Cole has tremendous upside. He's undersized at 6-2, 257, but uses his agility as an advantage. Cole has increased his sack total by three or more in each season since he entered the NFL in 2005.

2007

Is slated to backup Jevon Kearse and Darren Howard at the defensive end positions.

2006

Reserve end who will provided depth on the defensive line after a surprising rookie season where he recorded five sacks.