29-Year-Old Defensive End – New England Patriots
2013 Fantasy Football Outlook
The addition of second-round pick and pass rusher Jamie Collins is a concern for Ninkovich, but Collins could still be a year away from eating into Ninkovich's snap count, especially on first and seco...
Rob Ninkovich Contract Information:
Signed a two-year contract extension in September of 2011.
Ninkovich was on the field for 90-of-90 defensive snaps in Sunday's overtime win over the Broncos, ESPN.com reports.
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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
The versatile Ninkovich is listed as a linebacker by the Patriots' PR department, but he has a good shot to end up starting at left defensive end for the team. He racked up 74 tackles and 6.5 sacks last season, so there sneaky IDP value to be had here if he ends up with DL eligibility.
Quietly racked up 62 tackles, four sacks and two picks last season. He'll remain in the Pats' strong-side linebacker mix and is worth a look in deeper leagues.
In the Patriots' outside linebacker mix, Ninkovich should easily eclipse his 2009 total of 23 tackles if he can carve out a steady role.