25-Year-Old Defensive Tackle – Minnesota Vikings
2014 Fantasy Football Outlook
Joseph has been a very consistent player over the last three years, averaging 55.7 tackles per season while also recording nine sacks in that span. He's a big body that is primary focused on stopping ...
Linval Joseph Contract Information:
Signed a five-year, $31.5 million deal with the Vikings in March 2014.
Joseph had a sack, five total tackles, and a tackle for a loss in Sunday's win at St. Louis.
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Linval Joseph: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)Joseph was shot in the leg by a stray bullet fired in a Minneapolis night club early Saturday morning. An innocent bystander, Joseph's injury was thankfully only a minor one and he was released from the hospital later on Saturday. Nonetheless, Joseph is expected to miss up to two weeks, but should be fine for Week 1. The first-year Viking's 59 tackles ranked fourth among all interior defensive linemen last season, while the same amount of stops saw Joseph lead his position in tackles during the 2012 campaign.
Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)Joseph was apparently a bystander, but luckily, the injury is minor, and he's been treated and released. Over the last three seasons, he's averaged 55.7 tackles, three sacks, and one fumble recovery per year.
RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
Starting interior defensive lineman.
Starting interior lineman, one of the keys to the team's run defense.
Starting defensive tackle will clog the run and try to generate some push up the middle.
Rookie tackle will be in the defensive line rotation as a reserve.