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Eric Weddle

29-Year-Old Safety – San Diego Chargers

2014 Defensive Stats

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2014 Defensive Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

With 598 tackles and just three missed games in his last six seasons, there probably isn't a more reliable IDP in the secondary than Weddle. A high percentage of his tackles are solo stops – usually a...

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2014 ADP:

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  10

HT: 5' 11"   WT: 200   DOB: 1/4/1985  College: Utah  DRAFTED: 2nd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Eric Weddle Contract Information:

Signed a five-year contract with the Chargers in July of 2011.

October 24, 2014  –  Eric Weddle News

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Weddle had nine tackle (seven solo) and forced a fumble in Thursday night's loss at Denver.

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Eric Weddle 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 15 - 47 - 1 - 1 0 - 0 - - - -
2008 23 16 - 125 - 1 - 1 1 - 1 - - - -
2009 24 13 - 82 - 1.5 - 2 1 - 0 - - - -
2010 25 SD 16 95 79 16 0.5 10 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 26 SD 16 84 66 18 0 12 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 27 SD 16 97 83 14 1 9 3 1 2 0 0 0 48 0
2013 28 SD 16 115 88 27 1 9 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 0
2014 29 SD 14 99 78 21 0 8 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Eric Weddle – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Free Safety
  1. Eric Weddle
  2. Darrell Stuckey
San Diego Chargers

Snap Count Stats

889

Defensive Snaps in 2014

Eric Weddle was on the field for 889 of his team's snaps on defense in 2014.

197

Special Teams Snaps in 2014

Eric Weddle was on the field for 197 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Def ST
2012 1038 233
2013 872 201
2014 889 197
Eric Weddle 2014 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 @Ari 66 11 4 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Sea 40 13 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @Buf 70 14 10 9 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Jax 66 13 4 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 NYJ 51 11 4 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 @Oak 59 15 8 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 KC 74 16 13 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 @Den 68 14 11 9 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
9 @Mia 59 12 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 BYE Bye Week
11 Oak 58 16 4 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 StL 64 16 9 6 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 @Bal 71 16 6 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 NE 77 17 7 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Den 66 13 9 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 @SF
17 @KC

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 Eric Weddle  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Safeties
Height:   5' 11"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   200 lbs
BELOW AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.48 sec
GREAT
Shuttle Time:   4.12 sec
GOOD
Cone Drill:   6.78 sec
GOOD
Arm Length
Not Available
Hand Length
Not Available
Vertical Jump:   34 in
WEAK
Broad Jump:   113 in
POOR
Bench Press:   11 reps
TERRIBLE
San Diego Chargers Team Injury Report
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Eric Weddle: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Weddle had another solid year for the Chargers in 2013 racking up 115 tackles, one sack, two interceptions and one forced fumble while also securing a Pro Bowl invitation.

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Weddle (hamstring) is listed as active for Sunday's game against the Broncos.

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Weddle, who led the Chargers with 115 tackles this season is good to go and represents a solid option for those who utilize IDPs in their playoff formats.
Weddle (hamstring) practiced fully again Friday and is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Broncos.

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Weddle (hamstring) practiced fully Thursday.

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Weddle (hamstring) was limited in Wednesday's practice, Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

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Weddle followed a 115-tackle campaign, the second-best mark of his seven-year career, with six stops (three solo) in the Chargers' playoff-opening win at Cincinnati. In two regular-season outings against Sunday's opponent, the Broncos, he totaled 11 tackles (eight solo), but contributions in other categories eluded the safety. In any case, expect clarification of his availability by week's end.
Weddle had 14 tackles (nine solo) in Sunday's win against the Chiefs.

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Weddle registered a team-high 15 tackles (nine solo) Sunday against the Redskins.

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Weddle recorded four tackles (all solo) in a win over Philadelphia on Sunday.

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Weddle had a solid season in 2012 with 97 total tackles, one sack, three interceptions and a touchdown.

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Weddle (head) is active for Sunday's game versus Cincinnati.

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Weddle (head) was a full participant in Friday's practice and is probable for Sunday's game against Cincinnati, the Chargers' official website reports

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Weddle (concussion) participated on a limited basis in a light workout on Wednesday after being cleared to practice by a neurologist, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

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2013

Weddle just missed the 100-tackle mark in 2012, finishing with 97 tackles while returning an interception for a touchdown for the fourth year in the last five. Weddle has a long track record as one of the league's top IDP defensive backs, so if you're risk-averse it's worth moving Weddle up a bit in the rankings. He averaged just under 97 tackles per season over the last five years, and with the Chargers looking talent-deficient in the pass rush and secondary, Weddle could have a lot of cleaning up to do again in 2013.

2012

Weddle’s tackle numbers have declined significantly the last two years, as he posted just 184 stops in 32 games after totaling 209 in the previous 29. The good news is Weddle turned up his game in a big way in coverage last year, picking off seven passes – a figure more than three times his previous career high (two). And really, it’s important to have some perspective on his declining tackle numbers – an average of 92 per year is still very good for a defensive back, even if it isn’t close to the 120-tackle pace he had in 2008 and 2009. The bottom line with Weddle is he’s as time-tested as any of the top IDP defensive backs and is a good player in a system that is annually one of the most stat-friendly for players in the secondary. It also helps that Weddle has only missed four games in his five-year career.

2011

Weddle has been a top IDP option his last three years in San Diego, which is why the team rewarded him with a five-year, $40 million contract, with $19 million guaranteed, the most ever given to a safety. Interestingly, the team also signed Bob Sanders and drafted Marcus Gilchrist in the second round with Steve Gregory, Paul Oliver and Darrell Stuckey are already around. Regardless of the depth, Weddle remains a valuable fantasy IDP.

2010

Weddle’s 2009 might have been a pretty close approximation of his breakout 2008 campaign, but a knee injury cost him some playing time. He finished the season with a respectable tally of 82 tackles, two interceptions and 1.5 sacks in 13 games. Barring injury, he should return to the top of the DB leaderboards. A knack for big plays will help; Weddle has scored a touchdown in each of the last two seasons.

2009

Last season was a down one across the board for the Chargers defense – but safety Eric Weddle was a notable exception. In his first year as a starter, Weddle racked up tackle totals that would make a middle linebacker proud – 127, second only to then-Raider Gibril Wilson among defensive backs. We’re looking for another high tackle total in 2009, though Weddle could have fewer opportunities if the Chargers defense improves.

2008

Weddle fared well in a reserve role last season as a rookie, receiving about half of the first-team snaps at free safety during the campaign's second half, and he will open 2008 as the undisputed starter at strong safety. Although he had only one interception during the 2007 regular season, he also picked off Peyton Manning at the Chargers' 4-yard line during their playoff victory at Indianapolis and seems poised to make even more big plays this year.

2007

Weddle is expected to immediately challenge for a starting spot as a rookie. He was the Mountain West Conference's Defensive Player of the Year for both 2005 and 2006, and most feel that he has the instincts and athleticism to excel as a pro.