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Kevin Minter

26-Year-Old Linebacker – Arizona Cardinals

2016 Defensive Stats

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62

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2016 Defensive Projections

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2016 Fantasy Football Outlook

Minter failed to reach the 100-tackle mark during the 2015 season, despite appearing in all 16 games and being on the field for 89 percent of the Cardinals' defensive snaps. The inside linebacker is i...

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2016 ADP:

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  9

HT: 6' 1"   WT: 245   DOB: 12/3/1990  College: Louisiana State  DRAFTED: 2nd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed with the Cardinals in May of 2013.

October 25, 2016  –  Kevin Minter News

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Minter posted seven tackles (six solo), including two tackles for loss, in Sunday's tie with the Seahawks.

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Kevin Minter 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
2010 19 CFB 5 - - - - 0 0 - - - - - -
2011 20 CFB 14 - - - - 0 1 - - - - - -
2012 21 CFB 13 - - - - 1 0 - - - - - -
2013 22 ARI 13 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 23 ARI 16 44 39 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 24 ARI 16 94 72 22 0.5 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2016 25 ARI 12 62 45 17 3.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Kevin Minter – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Inside Linebacker

Snap Count Stats

718

Defensive Snaps in 2016

Kevin Minter was on the field for 718 of his team's snaps on defense in 2016.

25

Special Teams Snaps in 2016

Kevin Minter was on the field for 25 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2016.

Year Def ST
2014 317 20
2015 927 67
2016 718 25
Kevin Minter 2016 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 NE 65 0 7 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 TB 75 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @Buf 61 0 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 LA 57 0 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 @SF 69 0 9 5 4 1.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 NYJ 31 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Sea 55 3 7 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 @Car 65 0 9 2 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 BYE Bye Week
10 SF 63 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 @Min 56 5 6 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 @Atl 64 7 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Was 57 5 5 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 @Mia
15 NO
16 @Sea
17 @LA

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 Kevin Minter  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Linebackers
Height:   6' 1"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   245 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.81 sec
WEAK
Shuttle Time
Not Available
Cone Drill
Not Available
Arm Length:   32.00 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.38 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   33 in
WEAK
Broad Jump:   119 in
GOOD
Bench Press:   25 reps
GOOD
Arizona Cardinals Team Injury Report
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Elie Bouka  IR
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Alani Fua  IR
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Kevin Minter: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Minter (concussion) has cleared concussion protocol and will practice on Wednesday.

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Minter (concussion) is anticipated by coach Bruce Arians to clear concussion protocol Tuesday, Kent Somers of AZCentral.com reports.

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Head coach Bruce Arians relayed Friday that Minter has entered the concussion protocol, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.

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Minter posted five tackles (four solo), including a tackle for loss, during Sunday's defeat to the Rams.

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Minter (ankle) is active for Sunday's game against the Buccaneers.

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Minter (ankle) was absent from Arizona's final Week 2 injury report, Fox Sports 910 AM's Mike Jurecki reports.

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Minter (ankle) was limited in practice Thursday, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.

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Minter supplied 94 tackles (72 solo), one forced fumble, and a half sack in 16 games last season.

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Minter notched seven tackles (five solo) and half a sack in Sunday's win in San Francisco.

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Minter amassed a career-high 10 tackles during Sunday's win versus the Bengals.

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Minter racked up a career-best nine tackles (seven solo), including two tackles for loss, and one pass defended in Sunday's win in Detroit.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

As the offseason program churns along following the NFL Draft, Minter is penciled into a starting spot at inside linebacker for the Cardinals. Last year's main ILB, Larry Foote, is currently fulfilling a role coaching the unit, but there is a chance that Foote opts to return for a 14th professional season. If he remains on head coach Bruce Arians' staff, Minter should man the position next to free-agent pickup Sean Weatherspoon. It remains to be seen if Minter assumes defensive play-calling duties, as he did for much of the 2014 offseason, but after accumulating 44 tackles (39 solo) while playing just 29.9 percent of defensive snaps last year, the 2013 second-round pick could turn the veritable internship into a fruitful IDP campaign in 2015.

2014

It's unclear whether Minter simply disappointed as a rookie or if the Cardinals merely held veterans Karlos Dansby and Jasper Brinkley in high regard, but Minter almost never saw the field despite the fact that Arizona selected him 45th overall in the 2013 draft. Dansby and Brinkley are both gone, so it would seem that Minter should take up a three-down role by default, especially with fellow inside linebacker Daryl Washington suspended for the season. Minter averaged 10 tackles per game in his final season at LSU, while showing some blitzing upside at the same time by logging four sacks.

2013

Star ILB Daryl Washington had a four-game suspension at press time due to a violation of the NFL's PED policy, and a domestic violence arrest loomed as a threat for further suspension. Move Minter down this list if Washington plays any more than eight games this year, but Minter should possess LB2 potential as long as Washington is out. The Cardinals didn't draft him in the second round to sit around, so even with the signing of Karlos Dansby to a one-year deal, Minter should start the year as a three-down player after totaling 130 tackles and four sacks in 13 games in 2012.