24-Year-Old Safety – Jacksonville Jaguars
2014 Fantasy Football Outlook
Cyprien unsurprisingly struggled a bit early in his first year out of Florida International, but the 33rd overall pick from the 2013 draft showed improvement as the year went on, ensuring his place in...
Johnathan Cyprien Contract Information:
Signed by the Jaguars in June of 2013.
Cyprien (concussion) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against Washington, ESPN.com reports.
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Johnathan Cyprien: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)Cyprien suffered a concussion during Sunday's season opening loss to the Eagles and without him on the field, the Jaguars' secondary was exposed in deep coverage during the second half. Now three days later, the emerging second-year safety still hasn't been cleared to return to practice. As such, Cyprien will continue to follow the league's concussion protocol and Jacksonville hopes to determine his status for Week 2 against the Redskins by Friday.
RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
The 33rd overall pick from the 2013 draft, Cyprien is expected to play the Kam Chancellor enforcer role for Jacksonville as new head coach Gus Bradley attempts to replicate the defense he built in Seattle. While Chancellor is a linebacker-safety hybrid, Cyprien is better rounded as a player with both free- and strong-safety skills, meaning he should be more active in coverage than Chancellor. None of that is meant to downplay Cyprien's contributions as a tackler, though, because he posted 365 tackles in 50 career college games.