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K.J. Wright

28-Year-Old Linebacker – Seattle Seahawks

2017 Defensive Stats

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2017 Defensive Projections

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2017 Fantasy Football Outlook

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2017 ADP:  193.08

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  6

HT: 6' 4"   WT: 246   DOB: 7/23/1989  College: Mississippi State  DRAFTED: 4th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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K.J. Wright Contract Information:

Signed a four-year extension with the Seahawks in December of 2014.

September 18, 2017  –  K.J. Wright News

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Wright recorded a team-high eight total tackles and a pass deflection in Sunday's 12-9 win over the 49ers.

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K.J. Wright 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 19 CFB 12 - - - - 0 0 - - - - - -
2010 20 CFB 13 - - - - 0 0 - - - - - -
2011 21 SEA 16 61 46 15 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
2012 22 SEA 15 96 66 30 1 5 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2013 23 SEA 13 80 46 34 1.5 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
2014 24 SEA 16 107 73 34 2 4 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0
2015 25 SEA 16 116 71 45 1 3 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 0
2016 26 SEA 16 126 72 54 4 5 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
2017 27 SEA 5 31 21 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 Proj 27 SEA Subscribe now to see our 2017 projections for K.J. Wright

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

K.J. Wright – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Outside Linebacker

Snap Count Stats

332

Defensive Snaps in 2017

K.J. Wright was on the field for 332 of his team's snaps on defense in 2017.

19

Special Teams Snaps in 2017

K.J. Wright was on the field for 19 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2017.

Year Def ST
2015 966 61
2016 1051 58
2017 332 19
K.J. Wright 2017 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 @GB 82 2 9 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 SF 49 3 8 5 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @Ten 73 8 8 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Ind 56 3 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 @LAR 72 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 BYE Bye Week
7 @NYG 0 0 11 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Hou
9 Was
10 @Ari
11 Atl
12 @SF
13 Phi
14 @Jax
15 LAR
16 @Dal
17 Ari

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 K.J. Wright
As Compared To Other Linebackers
Height:   6' 4"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   246 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.75 sec
WEAK
Shuttle Time:   4.46 sec
POOR
Cone Drill:   7.26 sec
WEAK
Arm Length:   34.88 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.00 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   32 in
WEAK
Broad Jump:   120 in
GOOD
Bench Press:   20 reps
WEAK
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Jeremy Lane  Inact
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Jordan Roos  Inact
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DeShawn Shead  PUP-R
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Garrison Smith  Inact
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K.J. Wright: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Wright (ankle) is not listed on the final injury report for Sunday's game against the 49ers, Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times reports.

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Wright (ankle) was a limited participant at Thursday's practice, Curtis Crabtree of Sports Radio KJR reports.

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Wright didn't practice Wednesday due to an ankle injury, Curtis Crabtree of Sports Radio 950 KJR reports.

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Wright is expected to play in Friday's preseason contest against Kansas City, Lindsey Wisniewski of USA Today Sports reports.

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Wright (knee) returned to practice Monday, Tony Drovetto of the Seahawks' official site reports. "K.J.'s fine," Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said. "We just eased him in. He'll go full go [Tuesday]. He feels great. Everything worked out beautifully. The week that he took to take care of himself, the process he went through seemed to be perfect, so he feels great."

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Wright (knee) is expected to return to practice on Monday, Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times reports.

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2017

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2016

Surpassing 850 snaps each of the last two years, Wright has 223 tackles and three sacks to his credit over that time, giving him low-end LB2 utility in most IDP formats. His play count could decrease a bit if Bobby Wagner stays healthy all year, but Wright's 2014 season is likely his floor. Just realize the ceiling likely isn't high, as only two of Wright's five NFL seasons resulted in triple-digit tackles. Still, he's one of the more underrated outside linebackers in the league.

2015

A 2011 fourth-round pick, Wright has become an important piece in the Seahawks defense. He's faster than his 4.75 speed suggests and his versatility allows him to play all three linebacker spots. A sure tackler, he's good for a 100-tackle pass every year. Playing weakside linebacker doesn't offer many sack opportunities, but he usually gets a couple a season. At 6-foot-4, 246 pounds, Wright is strong against the run and in coverage, which is why the Seahawks rewarded him with a four-year extension last December.

2014

Wright missed three games last season with a foot injury but otherwise was a force at weakside linebacker. The position doesn't offer him many sacks -- just 4.5 in his three seasons in Seattle -- but he's posted a 100-tackle pace the last two years. The Seahawks have an excellent linebacking corps, and the 6-4, 246, Wright is a major reason why.

2013

Wagner has decisively established himself as Seattle's top linebacker, but Wright seems safely locked in as the team's other nickel linebacker, meaning Wright should comfortably make it to triple-digit tackles as long as he plays 16 games. He missed one game and most of another due to a concussion, and as a result he finished with 96 tackles to go along with one sack and one interception. Wright's per-game tackle numbers should improve in 2013, though, because Leroy Hill is no longer around, and Wright should surpass the 866 defensive snaps he saw in 2012.