28-Year-Old Defensive Tackle – Green Bay Packers
2017 Fantasy Football Outlook
Daniels both played all 16 games and recorded at least four sacks in 2016 for the fourth straight season. He is subbed out from time to time on passing downs, but he remains the Packers’ top option ...
Mike Daniels Contract Information:
Signed four-year, $42 million extension in December of 2015.
Daniels recorded 33 tackles, including 4.0 sacks, and a pass defensed in 16 games played in 2016.
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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
Daniels might not pass the eyeball test at 6-feet tall, but by now he's one of the more respected interior linemen in the league. Despite a relatively small play count of 1,869 snaps over the last three years, Daniels has 113 tackles and 16 sacks. The Packers might need Daniels to play a career-high in snaps this year, however, with B.J. Raji taking a hiatus. If you take Daniels' numbers over the last three years and project them to 800 snaps, you get something in the 50-tackle, seven-sack range, which would make him a solid DL3 type.
Daniels was the Packers' best defensive lineman last year, starting all 16 games and racking up 5.5 sacks. He is not a big fantasy contributor, but he figures to again be the team's best defensive lineman in 2015.
Daniels pleasantly surprised as a second-year pro last season, ranking second on the Packers in sacks (6.5), while also making 23 tackles (17 solo). His versatility and pass rushing ability should earn him significant playing time once again this season, when he's projected to start at defensive end.
Daniels will be part of the Packers' defensive line rotation.
Daniels will provide depth for the Packers along the defensive line.