26-Year-Old Linebacker – Atlanta Falcons
2013 Fantasy Football Outlook
Dent is pegged to begin the season as the starting middle linebacker in 2013. He racked up 65 tackles in 16 games last season, but he should improve on those numbers in his third year in the league. S...
2013 ADP: –
Bye Week: 6
Akeem Dent Contract Information:
Signed with the Falcons in July of 2011 (four-year deal).
Dent tallied 51 tackles and 1.5 sacks in 2013.
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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
Dent looks like he'll be the starting middle linebacker for the Falcons in 2012 as Lofa Tatupu was released after suffering a season-ending injury in late July. The Atlanta native finished his final year at Georgia with 125 tackles, including 6.5 for a loss. He’ll breeze past triple-digit tackles if he earns Curtis Lofton's former role on the inside.
The rookie will provide depth in his first season in the NFL as the Falcons plan to use him as a middle linebacker, and Curtis Lofton and Coy Wire are ahead of him on the depth chart.