29-Year-Old Defensive End – Washington Redskins
2016 Fantasy Football Outlook
There was no outlook written for Ziggy Hood in 2016. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
2016 ADP: –
Bye Week: 9
Ziggy Hood Contract Information:
Signed a one-year deal with Washington in February of 2016.
Hood was released by the Bears on Tuesday, Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports.
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Ziggy Hood: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)The unrestricted free agent finished 2013 with 39 tackles (26 solo) including three sacks and a fumble recovery. Hood has not missed a game during his five years with Pittsburgh, and will likely be back to anchor the defensive line next season.
RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
There was no outlook written for Ziggy Hood.
Hood projects to open the season as a starter at defensive tackle. Sen'Derrick Marks is expected to regain that spot once he recovers from a torn ACL, however.
After coming over from Pittsburgh, Hood will compete for time on the interior defensive line. He's played in all 16 regular season games in each of his five NFL seasons.
Hood brings some much needed stability to Pittsburgh's aging and oft-injured defensive unit, having played in every game during his four year career. He returns with a solid hold on his starting defensive end position.
After playing defensive tackle in college, Hood moved to defensive end and served as a rotational back-up in his rookie year with the Steelers. Since then, he has moved in to a starting role, although he could be pushed for playing time by Cameron Heyward.
Hood saw very little time in his first season with Pittsburgh. He will likely see his load increased a bit more in 2010, but not enough to the point that he would be up for fantasy consideration.
The Steelers' first-round draft choice from 2009 will start out being a reserve primarily at defensive end although the team said they may also at times try him at tackle. Either way, do not expect Hood to have an impact in terms of fantasy for a year or two.