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Corey Wootton

27-Year-Old Defensive End – Minnesota Vikings

2014 Defensive Stats

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2014 Defensive Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

Wootton, who spent his first four seasons with the Bears, will likely serve as Minnesota's top backup at defensive end. Wootton registered just four sacks in 16 games (15 starts) last season....

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2014 ADP:

Bye Week:  10

HT: 6' 6"   WT: 270   DOB: 6/22/1987  College: Northwestern  DRAFTED: 4th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Corey Wootton Contract Information:

Signed one-year deal with Viking in March of 2014.

October 26, 2014  –  Corey Wootton News

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Corey Wootton 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
2010 23 Chi 6 5 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 24 Chi 7 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 25 Chi 16 27 20 7 7 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
2013 26 Chi 16 34 28 6 3 5 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0
2014 27 Min 14 15 10 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Corey Wootton – Playing Time Overview

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#2 Defensive End
  1. Brian Robison
  2. Corey Wootton
Minnesota Vikings

Snap Count Stats

234

Defensive Snaps in 2014

Corey Wootton was on the field for 234 of his team's snaps on defense in 2014.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2014

Corey Wootton was on the field for 75 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Def ST
2012 572 139
2013 731 141
2014 234 75
Corey Wootton 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 @StL 29 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 NE 16 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @NO 18 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Atl 9 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 @GB 20 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Det 10 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 @Buf
8 @TB 24 4 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Was 24 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 BYE Bye Week
11 @Chi 16 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 GB 23 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Car 26 6 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 NYJ 7 14 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 @Det 12 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 @Mia 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Chi

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 Corey Wootton
As Compared To Other Defensive Ends
Height:   6' 6"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   270 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash
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Minnesota Vikings Team Injury Report
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Anthony Barr  Inact
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Ahmad Dixon  Inact
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Charlie Johnson  Inact
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Zach Line  Inact
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Shaun Prater  Inact
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Kyle Rudolph  Inact
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Corey Wootton: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Wootton (back) is probable for Sunday's game against Tampa Bay.

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Wootton (back) was a limited participant in Wednesday's practice.

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Wootton (back) will not play Sunday against Buffalo, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Wootton, who had an arthroscopic procedure on his hip in January, has been a full participant at OTAs, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. "I'm feeling great," Wootton said. "I haven't had any issues with it. I'm doing everything in practice, and I'm excited."

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Wootton (hip) signed with the Vikings on Thursday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports.

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Wootton, an impending free agent, had a successful arthroscopic procedure on his hip last week, Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Wootton compiled 35 tackles and 3.5 sacks for the Bears this season.

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Wootton was credited for a half sack, two passes defensed and three tackles in Sunday's loss to the Vikings.

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Wootton registered two tackles for loss -- including a sack -- in Monday's 27-20 win over the Packers.

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Wootton recovered a fumble and recorded his first sack of the season in Sunday's win over the Vikings.

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Wootton finished Thursday's preseason game against the Chargers with three tackles and a sack.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

After an unproductive first two seasons with the Bears, Wootton turned the corner in Year 3, recording seven sacks and accumulating 27 tackles. He's now locked into a starting role opposite Julius Peppers and will need to continue to produce to earn another deal with his rookie contract set to expire after this season.

2012

In his two seasons with the Bears, Wootton has struggled mightily to stay on the field. With hoovering health concerns and the addition of rookie Shea McClellin, Wootton's 2012 season could be of the make or break variety.

2011

Wootton will still be known as the guy who ended Brett Favre's career, but outside of that he wasn't very productive in his limited amount of playing time. The Bears are hoping Wootton can step it up in 2011, to help avert double teams away from Julius Peppers.

2010

Wootton, the 109th pick in the 2010 NFL draft, likely would have been a first or second round selection had it not been for a 2008 ACL tear that limited his 2009 production. Wootton is unlikely to crack the starting lineup this season, but if he can return to his pre-injury form he should see some time rotating in opposite Julius Peppers.