29-Year-Old Cornerback – Kansas City Chiefs
2016 Fantasy Football Outlook
Parker is a difficult player to project, both due to his positional ambiguity and his strange box score. A versatile cornerback/safety tweener, Parker posted a stat line in 2015 resembling that of a 3...
Ron Parker Contract Information:
Signed a five-year, $30 million deal with Kansas City in March of 2015.
Parker finished the 2015 campaign with 78 tackles (67 solo), five sacks, three interceptions and a forced fumble.
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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
Parker’s 2014 role with the Chiefs was one of versatility. While many of his games were spent at cornerback, the loss of Eric Berry led to a move back to safety. Regardless, the 27-year-old defensive back racked up 94 tackles (84 solo), one sack, one forced fumble and one interception over the course of the season. With Berry’s status still highly in doubt and the Chiefs’ selection of Marcus Peters in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft, Parker will likely shift to safety on a permanent basis for the 2015 season. The team also added Tyvon Branch in the offseason, who could potentially threaten Parker for snaps, but will also provide depth for Parker to move back to cornerback if necessary. Either way, Parker stands a good chance to repeat his 2014 results.
Parker appeared in 16 games, starting one, for the Chiefs in 2013, recording 17 tackles and two picks in the process. He's in line to jostle for a an expanded role in the Chiefs' secondary this season in the wake of the release of Brandon Flowers.