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Linval Joseph

25-Year-Old Defensive Tackle – Minnesota Vikings

2013 Defensive Stats

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59

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3

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1

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2014 Defensive Projections

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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 ...

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2014 ADP:

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  10

STATUS:  Probable     INJURY:  Calf
HT: 6' 4"   WT: 323   DOB: 10/10/1988
College: East Carolina  DRAFTED: 2nd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Linval Joseph Contract Information:

Signed a five-year, $31.5 million deal with the Vikings in March 2014.

August 10, 2014  –  Linval Joseph News

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Joseph (calf) is expected to return by the start of the regular season, NFL.com reports.

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Linval Joseph 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 21 NYG 6 8 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 22 NYG 16 49 34 15 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 23 NYG 16 59 33 26 4 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0
2013 24 NYG 15 59 34 25 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Linval Joseph – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Defensive Tackle
  1. Linval Joseph
  2. Shamar Stephen
Minnesota Vikings

Snap Count Stats

539

Defensive Snaps in 2013

Linval Joseph was on the field for 539 of his team's snaps on defense in 2013.

25

Special Teams Snaps in 2013

Linval Joseph was on the field for 25 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2013.

Year Def ST
2011 - -
2012 699 50
2013 539 25
Linval Joseph 2013 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 @Det 38 0 4 2 2 0.5 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2 @Chi 44 0 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Cle 45 0 8 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Pit 35 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 BYE Bye Week
6 Car
7 @NYG 25 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 GB 28 2 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 @Dal
10 Was
11 @Sea 23 3 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 @GB 42 4 3 2 1 0.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Chi 38 4 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 @Bal 56 0 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Phi 39 7 5 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 @Cin 54 0 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Det 0 0 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

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 Linval Joseph  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Defensive Tackles
Height:   6' 4"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   323 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash
Not Available
Shuttle Time
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Cone Drill
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Arm Length:   34.50 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Hand Length:   10.00 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Vertical Jump
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Broad Jump
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Bench Press:   39 reps
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Linval Joseph: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Joseph was shot in the calf at a nightclub on Friday night, but the Vikings relayed that he's OK, Matt Vensel of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports.

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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.
Joseph (shoulder) practiced without restrictions Friday, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Joseph (shoulder) expects to be a full participant when the Vikings open training camp on July 24, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports.

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Joseph agreed to a five-year, $31.5 million deal with the Vikings on Tuesday, ESPN.com reports.

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Joseph looks very good early in camp, the Newark Star-Ledger reports.

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The Giants have selected Joseph with the 46th overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft.

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2013

Starting interior defensive lineman.

2012

Starting interior lineman, one of the keys to the team's run defense.

2011

Starting defensive tackle will clog the run and try to generate some push up the middle.

2010

Rookie tackle will be in the defensive line rotation as a reserve.