27-Year-Old Linebacker – Free Agent
2013 Fantasy Football Outlook
Henderson is expected to start at middle linebacker. He is a productive tackler when he is able to stay on the field. He logged a career-high 80 tackles and 3.0 sacks in 2012 across 14 games....
Erin Henderson Contract Information:
Released by the Vikings in February of 2014.
Henderson was released by the Vikings on Friday, Mike Garafolo of FOXSports.com reports.
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Erin Henderson: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)The rosters of all 32 teams are frozen until the playoffs conclude with the Super Bowl, but after a second DUI arrest in less than two months, there is little doubt that Henderson's days as a Viking have come to an end. He finished the season back in the starting lineup due to Audie Cole's high ankle sprain, with 112 tackles (69 solo) in 14 games his most significant contribution to IDP pursuits in 2013.
Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)Audie Cole will take over the starting middle linebacker role. Henderson lost the job amid his recent arrest for DWI and possession of a controlled substance, but it sounds like the coaching staff also used the incident as an excuse to move Cole into the starting role.
Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)On Nov. 19, according to the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Henderson was arrested on suspicion of DWI and possession of a controlled substance. He was thereafter absent from practice and held out of Week 12's tie at Green Bay, as he dealt with a "personal matter." In his place, Audie Cole will start at middle linebacker, and it's currently unknown exactly how many snaps coach Leslie Frazier will hand over to Henderson, who remains in a tie for 10th among the league's leaders in tackles.
RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
Henderson will start at the weak-side linebacker spot after taking over the job in 2011. He puts up decent tackle totals, but doesn't rush the quarterback which limits his value in IDP formats.
Henderson is the leading candidate to start at weakside linebacker with the Vikings apparently not likley to re-sign Ben Leber.
Henderson will backup Chad Greenway on the depth chart, and will contribute on special teams. In ten games last season, Henderson had 15 tackles.
Henderson will attempt to make Minnesota's 53-man roster as a backup linebacker, and his chances certainly won't be hurt by the fact that he is the younger brother of the Vikings' top linebacker E.J. Henderson.