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Nate Irving

28-Year-Old Linebacker – Free Agent

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Two weeks into the Colts' 2016 training camp, it appears D'Qwell Jackson and Sio Moore are set to man the middle of the Colts starting defense. Irving will undoubtedly be rotated in, though. And if Mo...

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2016 ADP:

IDP Rank: Hidden

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HT: 6' 1"   WT: 253   DOB: 7/12/1988  College: North Carolina State  DRAFTED: 3rd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Nate Irving Contract Information:

Signed a three-year, $9.25 million contract with the Colts in March of 2015.

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Nate Irving 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 CFB 12 - - - - 0 0 - - - - - -
2011 22 DEN 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 23 DEN 15 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 24 DEN 15 41 29 12 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 25 DEN 8 46 26 20 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 26 IND 8 14 12 2 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Nate Irving – Playing Time Overview

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Year Def ST
2014 349 100
2015 106 77
Nate Irving 2016 Game Log
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Week Opp Def ST Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
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Nate Irving: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Irving (wrist) has received first-team reps at inside linebacker during the Colts' first week of OTAs, the team's official site reports.

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Irving (wrist) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, Mike Chappell of the Indianapolis Star reports.

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Irving had three tackles and defended a pass while playing 40 snaps on defense in Sunday's loss to Pittsburgh.

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Irving will miss his second consecutive game Sunday due to a knee injury, ESPN reports.

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Irving (knee) played in Thursday's preseason game and had one assisted tackle.

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Irving (knee) will not begin the preseason on the PUP list, ESPN reports.

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Irving is progressing well in his rehab from an ACL injury, the Colts' official site reports. "Hes ahead of schedule as far as the rehab goes," coach Chuck Pagano noted of Irving earlier this month.

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Irving (knee) is targeting training camp for a potential return, Stephen Holder of the Indianapolis Star reports.

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2016

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2015

Irving recorded a career-high 46 tackles over just eight games in 2014, before a knee issue brought his season to an early end, further adding to Denver's injury woes at linebacker. He later had ACL surgery and his status for the start of the season is uncertain. Despite the knee injury, the Colts signed him to a three-year, $9.25 million contract. If healthy, Irving could be the top backup at both inside linebacker spots, which would leave him one injury away from IDP relevance in deeper leagues.

2014

Irving is expected to be the Broncos' starting middle linebacker this season, which could afford him some decent tackle numbers. Danny Trevathan continues to be the upside IDP linebacker, but with Von Miller primarily focused on rushing the passer, Irving should be given ample snaps to find the ball-carrier.

2013

Will likely slot in as one of the starting middle linebackers after Joe Mays was released in July.

2012

Expected to back up Joe Mays at middle linebacker.

2011

Like Kelvin Sheppard and Mason Foster, Irving is a talented rookie who could instantly turn into a standout IDP in the right situation. Irving is a high-motor playmaker who, despite having the tendency to play a bit reckless, figures to be a natural fit in coach John Foxs attack-style 4-3 defense. The loosely expected outcome with the Denver linebackers is D.J. Williams on the weak side, Von Miller on the strong side and Irving in the middle. If that ends up being the case, send Irving way up the list. He figures to be a menace to NFL backfields after totaling 32.5 tackles for loss the last two years at North Carolina State.