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Jasper Brinkley

29-Year-Old Linebacker – Dallas Cowboys

2014 Defensive Stats

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74

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1

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2015 Defensive Projections

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2015 Fantasy Football Outlook

There was no outlook written for Jasper Brinkley in 2015. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.

2015 ADP:

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  6

HT: 6' 1"   WT: 252   DOB: 7/12/1985  College: South Carolina  DRAFTED: 5th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Jasper Brinkley Contract Information:

Signed a two-year contract with the Cowboys in March of 2015.

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Brinkley will sign with the Cowboys, Todd Archer of ESPN reports.

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Jasper Brinkley 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
2009 23 16 - 23 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - - - -
2010 24 Min 16 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
2012 26 Min 16 100 64 36 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
2013 27 Ari 15 27 23 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 28 Min 16 74 53 21 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Jasper Brinkley – Playing Time Overview

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#2 Inside Linebacker

Snap Count Stats

460

Defensive Snaps in 2014

Jasper Brinkley was on the field for 460 of his team's snaps on defense in 2014.

131

Special Teams Snaps in 2014

Jasper Brinkley was on the field for 131 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Def ST
2012 852 56
2013 202 109
2014 460 131
Jasper Brinkley 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 SF 28 10 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 @Ten 38 16 11 8 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @StL 34 7 5 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 NO 24 5 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Hou
6 @Sea 31 5 7 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 NYG 33 4 6 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
8 Was
9 Ari 22 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 @Jax
11 @NYG 14 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Phi
13 @Chi
14 @Phi 17 6 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Ind 52 11 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 @Was 23 6 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Det
Playoffs @GB

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 Jasper Brinkley  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Linebackers
Height:   6' 1"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   252 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.72 sec
AVERAGE
Shuttle Time:   4.32 sec
AVERAGE
Cone Drill:   7.03 sec
GOOD
Arm Length
Not Available
Hand Length
Not Available
Vertical Jump:   36 in
GOOD
Broad Jump:   114 in
WEAK
Bench Press:   26 reps
GOOD
Dallas Cowboys Team Injury Report
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Jasper Brinkley: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Brinkley had his first career sack and seven total tackles in Sunday's loss to Detroit.

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Brinkley started at middle linebacker and had 11 total tackles in Sunday's loss to New England.

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Brinkley started at middle linebacker and had five total tackles in Sunday's win over St. Louis.

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Brinkley has officially been named the starter at middle linebacker, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

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While Brinkley is listed first on the depth chart at middle linebacker, head coach Mike Zimmer may not officially announce a starter until later in the week, ESPN 1500 AM Twin Cities reports.

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Brinkley started at middle linebacker and had two tackles in Thursday's preseason win over Tennessee. He appears set to start at middle linebacker, but head coach Mike Zimmer hasn't made a final decision, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Brinkley started at middle linebacker and had five total tackles in Saturday's preseason win over Arizona. However, the starting middle linebacker job is still a close battle between Brinkley and Audie Cole, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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The Vikings have signed Brinkley to a one-year deal, 1500espn.com reports.

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Brinkley, who recorded 27 tackles in 15 games with the Cardinals last season, returns to the Vikings, where he played the first four seasons of his career, after being drafted by the team in the fifth round of the 2009 NFL draft. Brinkley started at middle linebacker for the Vikings in 2012, recording 99 tackles. His addition to the Vikings gives them some added depth at the position, following the release of Erin Henderson.

RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

There was no outlook written for Jasper Brinkley.

2014

Brinkley, who recorded 27 tackles in 15 games with the Cardinals last season, returned to Minnesota in the offseason, where he played the first four seasons of his career. He'll compete with Audie Cole for the starting middle linebacker role in the preseason.

2012

Brinkley is likely to begin the season as Minnesota's starting middle linebacker. He may come out on nickel packages, but he could emerge as an IDP option in deeper leagues. However, we'll need to see if he can stay healthy as he missed all of last season after hip surgery and a groin injury held him out of minicamp.

2010

Will provide depth at middle linebacker and could start in case of injury.

2009

The hard hitting Brinkley will backup E.J. Henderson at the middle linebacker position. Brinkley won't play much with Henderson stuck in front of him but he will contribute on special teams and in various spot roles.