26-Year-Old Cornerback – San Diego Chargers
2016 Fantasy Football Outlook
There was no outlook written for Casey Hayward in 2016. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
2016 ADP: –
Bye Week: 11
Casey Hayward Contract Information:
Signed a three-year deal with the Chargers in March of 2016.
Hayward has signed a three-year deal with the Chargers, ESPN.com reports.
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Casey Hayward: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)A foot injury limited Hayward during the offseason program, but it was never believed to be an overly serious issue. With Tramon Williams off to Cleveland, Hayward is a heavy favorite to fill the starting cornerback spot across from Sam Shields. Damarious Randall and Quinten Rollins also figure to compete for snaps, but Randall will likely serve as the nickelback and Rollins may just provide depth as a rookie.
RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
There was no outlook written for Casey Hayward.
While Hayward's 2014 tackle numbers did not jump off the page, his ability to take the ball from the other team did. He forced five turnovers on the season, intercepting three passes and recovering two fumbles -- and took one of each back for six points. Hayward's snaps were limited with him playing primarily in nickle/dime situations, but he could see more time on the field if he moves outside and grabs the open starting cornerback spot opposite Sam Shields. Hayward is the favorite to come away with the job, but he’ll have to fend off first-round pick Damarious Randall and second-year corner Demetri Goodson to ensure the spot.
Persistent hamstring issues derailed Hayward's highly-anticipated second season last year, when he played just three games. Fortunately, Hayward was able to participate in the Packers' offseason activities, putting him in good standing to return as a regularly featured cornerback this season. As a rookie in 2012, Hayward totaled 53 tackles (40 solo) and six interceptions.
Hayward gives the Packers depth at CB behind starters Tramon Williams and Sam Shields.
A second round draft pick, Hayward will provide depth at cornerback and could see some playing time if injuries occur or the Packers decide to shift Charles Woodson to safety.