26-Year-Old Linebacker – Indianapolis Colts
2015 Fantasy Football Outlook
There was no outlook written for Nate Irving in 2015. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
2015 ADP: –
Bye Week: 10
Nate Irving Contract Information:
Signed a three-year, $9.25 million contract with the Colts in March of 2015.
Irving is progressing well in his rehab from an ACL injury, the Colts' official site reports. "He’s ahead of schedule as far as the rehab goes," coach Chuck Pagano noted of Irving earlier this month.
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Nate Irving: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)Irving continues to rehab from an ACL issue, and the Colts were the club willing to gamble on him with a three-year contract, despite the injury. If he can return to full health, there's a possibility he'll compete for playing time at inside linebacker, but he could also serve as a member of the Colts' special teams unit. Irving finished the 2014 campaign with 46 tackles (26 solo) and one sack over eight games with the Broncos.
Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)Irving was forced out of Sunday's game against the Patriots due to a knee injury that is thought to be a sprained MCL. While confirmation on his diagnosis is yet to surface, it appears the linebacker will be sidelined and evaluated on a weekly basis moving forward.
RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
There was no outlook written for Nate Irving.
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.
Will likely slot in as one of the starting middle linebackers after Joe Mays was released in July.
Expected to back up Joe Mays at middle linebacker.
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 Fox’s 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.