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Antoine Bethea

29-Year-Old Safety – San Francisco 49ers

2013 Defensive Stats

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110

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2013 Defensive Projections

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2013 Fantasy Football Outlook

Bethea has shown little playmaking ability in recent years, but if you need an absolute lock for tackle production, he's arguably the best choice you could make among defensive backs. Although Bethea ...

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2013 ADP:

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  9

HT: 5' 11"   WT: 203   DOB: 7/7/1984  College: Howard  Show ContractHide Contract

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Antoine Bethea Contract Information:

Signed a four-year, $23-million deal with the 49ers in March of 2014.

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Bethea has signed a four-year, $23-million deal with the 49ers, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

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Antoine Bethea 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 22 13 - 65 - 0 - 4 0 - 0 - - - -
2008 23 16 - 101 - 0 - 2 0 - 1 - - - -
2009 24 16 - 95 - 0 - 4 0 - 1 - - - -
2010 25 Ind 16 106 77 29 0.5 5 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2011 26 Ind 16 139 80 59 0 7 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
2012 27 Ind 16 100 75 25 2 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 28 Ind 16 110 80 30 1 6 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

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#1 Strong Safety
  1. Antoine Bethea
  2. Craig Dahl
  3. Ray Ventrone
San Francisco 49ers

Snap Count Stats

902

Defensive Snaps in 2013

Antoine Bethea was on the field for 902 of his team's snaps on defense in 2013.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2013

Antoine Bethea was on the field for 8 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2013.

Year Def ST
2011 - -
2012 1049 22
2013 902 8

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Antoine Bethea 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 GB 63 1 11 6 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 @Sea 66 0 7 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Ind 53 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 @StL
5 Hou 69 0 6 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Ari
7 @Ten 78 0 9 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
8 @Jax
9 BYE Bye Week
10 Car 55 0 5 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 @NO
12 @Was
13 StL 75 0 6 4 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Sea 77 0 17 10 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 @TB 65 0 8 6 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Atl
17 @Ari 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Playoffs @GB
Playoffs @Car
Playoffs @Sea

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 Antoine Bethea
As Compared To Other Safeties
Height:   5' 11"
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Weight:   203 lbs
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San Francisco 49ers Team Injury Report
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Antoine Bethea: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Bethea finished the regular season with 110 tackles (80 solo), one sack, and two interceptions.

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Bethea (ankle) is active for Sunday's game against the Jaguars.

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Though Bethea (ankle) practiced fully Friday, the Colts list him as questionable for Sunday's game against the Jaguars.

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Bethea (ankle) did not practice Thursday.

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Bethea (ankle) did not practice Tuesday.

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Bethea had 17 total tackles in Sunday's loss to the Bengals.

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Bethea (toe) is active for Sunday's contest at Jacksonville, the Indianapolis Star reports.

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Bethea (toe) was a full participant in Friday's practice and is listed as probable this week against Jacksonville.

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Bethea (toe) was a full participant at practice Thursday, the Colts' official site reports.

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Bethea (toe) didn't practice Wednesday, the Colts' official site reports.

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Bethea (toe) is listed as active for Sunday's contest in San Francisco.

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Bethea (toe) was a limited participant in Friday's practice and is listed as questionable for Sunday's game at San Francisco. He did not practice the previous two days.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2013

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2012

With just 12 interceptions in his six-year career – including none in 2011 – Bethea’s ability to make plays in coverage is limited. That said, he’s one of the most reliable defensive back IDPs year after year thanks to his exceptionally consistent tackle production. Bethea has 441 tackles (301 solo) the last four years, including a career-high 139 (80 solo) in 2011. That total will likely drop in 2012 since the Colts should be both significantly better on offense and slightly better on defense – resulting in fewer snaps for Bethea. But with no missed games the last four years, Bethea should remain consistent in leagues that primarily emphasize tackle production, even if his ceiling is on the modest side.

2011

He might not have gigantic upside, but with three consecutive years in the 100-tackle range, Bethea is hard to beat when it comes to year-to-year consistency. He has the skills to play both free and strong safety, which allows him to make plays against the run and the pass. He also hasn’t missed a game since 2007. It would be nice if Bethea could make some more big plays, but he remains a moderate-ceiling, high-floor option.

2010

Bob Sanders has a Defensive Player of the Year award on his resume, but Bethea has been the most productive Indianapolis DB the last few seasons — at least partly because he’s done a much better job of staying on the field. Bethea fell just shy of a second consecutive 100-tackle season in 2009 and has a knack for big plays (10 INTs in the last three seasons, four in 2009). The Colts used a first-round tender to retain Bethea’s services this offseason, so he’ll be back in a familiar role making plays for Indy this fall.

2009

With reigning NFL Player of the Year Bob Sanders fighting a variety of injuries, Bethea stepped up his production in a big way, leading the Colts’ secondary with 101 tackles and two interceptions and playing all 16 games. Sanders is obviously the bigger name, but at this stage of their careers, Bethea is a far safer pick in IDP leagues. He had 90 tackles in 2006 before being limited by injury in 2007. If healthy again for a full season, Bethea can be counted on for strong a tackle total.

2008

Bethea dropped from 90 tackles in 14 games as a rookie in 2006 to 65 stops in 13 last season. He did increase his interceptions from one to four, a sign that he is roaming more freely and taking more chances. This makes him less predictable than a player who relies more on his tackling ability. Bethea has missed a total of five games the past two seasons, another reason to pass on drafting him too early. Just don't avoid him too long, because at 24 years old in July, there are still a lot of reasons to like Bethea. He has the tools to be a hard-hitting safety with decent interception potential for years to come.

2007

Fellow rookies Dawan Landry and Donte Whitner had flashier stats, but Bethea was just as impressive last year. He had 90 tackles and a pick in 14 games, but that's really 12-and-a-half since he left one game early and another at the half. That puts Bethea on pace to match Whitner’s strong year. It makes sense, since he’s a similarly bruising hitter. He bursts into the box in run support, takes excellent angles and is fundamentally sound in open space. His bad ‘tude is just what a weakened Colts linebacker and secondary corps needs. Granted, his exceptional tackling came in a season largely absent of the talented Bob Sanders. Will he be just as prolific with Sanders back? The Colts don’t figure to be as poor against the run with a full season of Sanders, but Bethea is good enough on run support to create his own opportunities.

2006

Ads depth in the secondary with good speed.