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Manti Te'o

23-Year-Old Linebacker – San Diego Chargers

2014 Defensive Stats

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2014 Defensive Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

Te'o was a major disappointment as a rookie, posting just 61 tackles and no sacks, interceptions or forced fumbles. It's possible that a preseason foot injury limited him throughout the year, as he un...

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2014 ADP:

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  10

STATUS:  Out     INJURY:  Foot
HT: 6' 1"   WT: 241   DOB: 1/26/1991
College: Notre Dame  DRAFTED: 2nd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Manti Te'o Contract Information:

Signed a four-year, $5.172 million contract with the Chargers in May 2013.

September 22, 2014  –  Manti Te'o News

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Te'o suffered a right foot fracture during Sunday's win over the Bills, and while he isn't expected to land on injured reserve, he'll miss multiple games, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

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Manti Te'o 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 22 SD 13 61 41 20 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 23 SD 3 19 12 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Manti Te'o – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Inside Linebacker

Snap Count Stats

132

Defensive Snaps in 2014

Manti Te'o was on the field for 132 of his team's snaps on defense in 2014.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2014

Manti Te'o was on the field for 16 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Def ST
2013 436 91
2014 132 16
Manti Te'o 2014 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 @Ari 48 3 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Sea 25 4 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @Buf 59 9 10 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Jax
5 NYJ
6 @Oak
7 KC
8 @Den
9 @Mia
10 BYE Bye Week
11 Oak
12 StL
13 @Bal
14 NE
15 Den
16 @SF
17 @KC

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 Manti Te'o  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Linebackers
Height:   6' 1"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   241 lbs
AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.82 sec
WEAK
Shuttle Time:   4.27 sec
GOOD
Cone Drill:   7.13 sec
AVERAGE
Arm Length:   32.50 in
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Hand Length:   9.50 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   33 in
WEAK
Broad Jump:   113 in
WEAK
Bench Press
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San Diego Chargers Team Injury Report
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Jeromey Clary  PUP-R
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Melvin Ingram  IR-R
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Manti Te'o: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Te'o (foot) recorded six total tackles in Monday night's game at Arizona.

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Te'o did not seem to be slowed by his foot injury, but we will need to see how he responds in practice this week. His six tackles were second on the team to Brandon Flowers' eight.
Te'o (foot) is active for Monday's game against the Cardinals, the San Diego Union-Tribune's Michael Gehlken reports.

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Te'o (foot) is listed as questionable for Monday night's game against the Cardinals, the Chargers' official site reports.

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As expected, Te'o (foot) missed Monday's practice and will not be available for Sunday's preseason game against the 49ers, but the injury is not thought to be as severe as the one that cost him five games last season, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

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This injury is completely unrelated to last year's, which occurred on the opposite foot, and Te'o thinks he has plenty of time to get healthy before the season opener. "Luckily it is the preseason," Te'o said. "Lucky were early." While Teo is out, the Chargers have a number of seasoned options to use in Kavell Conner, Reggie Walker and Andrew Gachkar.
Te'o suffered a left foot injury during Friday's preseason game against the Seahawks and is expected to miss at least the next week, NFL.com reports.

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Te'o isn't expected to be able to play in San Diego's next preseason game, although details regarding the severity of his injury have yet to be released. The linebacker missed five games last season due to a right foot issue, which required corrective surgery this offseason. Now nursing a left foot problem, Te'o being sidelined temporarily opens a starting inside linebacker position next to Donald Butler for the Chargers.
Te'o is dealing with a sprained left foot and won't be available for the Chargers' upcoming contest against the 49ers on Aug. 24, ESPN.com reports.

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Entering his second season, Te'o looks more comfortable and is staying on the field in more different formations as he takes on more responsibilities, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2013

Free agent signing and former Packer D.J. Smith is a concern, but Te'o will be given every chance to win a starting and nickel formation role as a rookie with the Chargers. The increasing prevalence of three- and four-wideout formations means that roughly half of a defense's snaps come on 'passing downs,' and teams don't spend second-round picks on linebackers who only play half of the time. That means Te'o would have to significantly disappoint to not end up playing 75 percent or more of San Diego's snaps, but if he secures that role he should safely reach 100 tackles after easily passing the mark in each of his last three years at Notre Dame.