28-Year-Old Cornerback – New England Patriots
2014 Fantasy Football Outlook
Projects as the Patriots' top slot cornerback, but out of the gate he'll compete with Alfonzo Dennard and Logan Ryan for the right to start in place of right cornerback Brandon Browner, who must serve...
2014 ADP: –
Bye Week: 10
Kyle Arrington Contract Information:
Signed a four-year deal with New England in March of 2013.
Arrington, who underwent surgery on Feb. 7 to repair a partially torn groin, has been participating in the Patriots' offseason workout program, the Boston Herald reports.
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Kyle Arrington: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)Arrington, who played through groin discomfort for most of this season, is expected to take six-to-eight weeks to recover. With a timetable like that, he should be on the fringe to participate in spring OTA's.
RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
Arrington will likely go into 2013 as New England's primary slot specialist at corner, but overall he's a valuable asset for the team, especially with fellow CB Alfonzo Dennard dealing with some off-field issues. Arrington racked up 74 tackles last season, but his IDP utility took a big hit as he went without a picking after intercepting seven passes in 2011.
Devin McCourty generally gets the most press when it comes to New England's corners, but Arrington was arguably the better player in 2011. He broke out in a big way as an IDP, finishing with 88 tackles (66 solo) while intercepting seven passes and defending 15. He posted those numbers despite starting only 14 games, too. As an almost certain 16-game starter for New England in 2012, Arrington might be able to make a push for 90 tackles, though it is not generally realistic to hope for another seven interceptions.
Will try to stick as a depth guy at cornerback.