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Ezekiel Ansah

25-Year-Old Defensive End – Detroit Lions

2013 Defensive Stats

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32

Sacks

8

Int

0

FF

2

TD

0

2014 Defensive Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

If Quinn and Jones were the big breakout IDP linemen of 2013, then Ansah is among the best bets to play the breakout role in 2014. The fifth overall pick of the 2013 draft, Ansah arrived in the NFL hi...

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2014 ADP:

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  9

STATUS:  Probable     INJURY:  Shoulder
HT: 6' 6"   WT: 270   DOB: 5/29/1989
College: Brigham Young  DRAFTED: 1st Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Ezekiel Ansah Contract Information:

Signed a five-year, $18.59 million contract with the Lions in May of 2013.

August 22, 2014  –  Ezekiel Ansah News

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Ezekiel Ansah NFL Stats
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  Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Year Age Team G Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
2013 24 Det 14 32 19 13 8 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Ezekiel Ansah – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Defensive End
  1. Ezekiel Ansah
  2. Darryl Tapp
  3. George Johnson
Detroit Lions

Snap Count Stats

502

Defensive Snaps in 2013

Ezekiel Ansah was on the field for 502 of his team's snaps on defense in 2013.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2013

Ezekiel Ansah was on the field for 6 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2013.

Year Def ST
2013 502 6
Ezekiel Ansah 2013 Game Log
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  Snap Count Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Week Opp Def ST Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
1 Min 26 0 3 1 2 0.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 @Ari 50 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @Was 48 1 7 4 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
4 Chi 49 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 @GB 48 0 2 1 1 0.5 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
6 @Cle 51 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Cin 40 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Dal 12 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 BYE Bye Week
10 @Chi
11 @Pit
12 TB 40 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 GB 28 1 3 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 @Phi 23 0 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Bal 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 NYG 48 0 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 @Min 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Ezekiel Ansah  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Defensive Ends
Height:   6' 6"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   270 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.63 sec
ELITE
Shuttle Time:   4.26 sec
GREAT
Cone Drill:   7.11 sec
GOOD
Arm Length:   35.13 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Hand Length:   10.25 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   35 in
GOOD
Broad Jump:   118 in
GOOD
Bench Press:   21 reps
WEAK
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Ezekiel Ansah: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Ansah (shoulder) could make his preseason debut Friday against the Jaguars, Kyle Meinke of MLive.com reports.

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Ansah (shoulder) has been ruled out for Friday's preseason game against the Raiders, Kyle Meinke of MLive.com reports.

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Ansah (shoulder) has been activated from the PUP list, Ian Rapoport of NFL.com reports.

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Ansah (shoulder) isn't expected to play in Saturday's preseason opener against the Browns, but he has yet to be officially ruled out, the Detroit Free Press reports. "He's making good progress," coach Jim Caldwell said. "They're ramping up his activities in terms of his rehab. I think as you watch him out here, he's doing more and more and more each day. He's getting close, so we’ll see what happens."

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Ansah (shoulder) will open training camp on the Lions' PUP list, NFL.com reports.

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Ansah will "be brought along slowly" as he continues to recover from shoulder surgery that he underwent in February, the Detroit Free Press' Dave Birkett reports.

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Ansah finished the 2013 season with eight sacks and two forced fumbles.

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Ansah (shoulder) is active for Monday's game against the Ravens, the Detroit Free Press' Dave Birkett reports.

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2013

It certainly takes a leap of faith to put Ansah this high as a rookie, ahead of several players who have already accomplished the tall task of reaching double-digit sacks in the NFL. But between his raw talent and the likely full-time role that awaits him on a Detroit depth chart with almost no defensive end talent, Ansah should pile up cheap stats at the very least in 2013. The fifth overall pick has 4.63 speed on a 6-5, 271-pound frame and possesses an enormous wingspan with 35 1/8-inch arms. Players like Willie Young and Ronnell Lewis are not exactly intimidating competition for playing time, so Ansah should get all the work he can handle. With Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley drawing double-teams on the inside, moreover, Ansah should see single blocking most of the time. Like Aldon Smith coming out of Missouri, Ansah should be advanced in his hand-placement, thanks to spending much of his time at BYU playing in heavy traffic at defensive tackle.