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Joplo Bartu

24-Year-Old Linebacker – Atlanta Falcons

2014 Defensive Stats

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42

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0

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2014 Defensive Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

Batru came out of nowhere and won the starting weakside linebacker role for the Falcons in 2013, a position he'll anchor again this season. He had 85 tackles and 3.5 sacks last season, and a full offs...

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2014 ADP:

Bye Week:  9

HT: 6' 2"   WT: 230   DOB: 10/3/1990  College: Texas State  

September 15, 2014  –  Joplo Bartu News

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Bartu notched nine total tackles (eight solo) in Sunday's loss to Cincinnati.

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Joplo Bartu 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 Atl 16 85 47 38 3.5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 23 Atl 7 42 22 20 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Joplo Bartu – Playing Time Overview

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#2 Inside Linebacker
  1. Prince Shembo
  2. Joplo Bartu
Atlanta Falcons

Snap Count Stats

179

Defensive Snaps in 2014

Joplo Bartu was on the field for 179 of his team's snaps on defense in 2014.

64

Special Teams Snaps in 2014

Joplo Bartu was on the field for 64 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Def ST
2013 146 42
2014 179 64
Joplo Bartu 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 NO 53 6 10 4 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
2 @Cin 42 4 9 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 TB 19 6 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
4 @Min 5 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 @NYG 2 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Chi 0 0 6 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 @Bal 58 5 15 6 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Det
9 BYE Bye Week
10 @TB
11 @Car
12 Cle
13 Ari
14 @GB
15 Pit
16 @NO
17 Car

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 Joplo Bartu
As Compared To Other Linebackers
Height:   6' 2"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   230 lbs
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40-Yard Dash
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Atlanta Falcons Team Injury Report
Questionable
Doubtful
No players listed.
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Sam Baker  IR
WR
Drew Davis  PUP-R
OG
Joe Hawley  IR
OT
OG
C
Peter Konz  IR
S
William Moore  IR-R
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Zeke Motta  PUP-R
LB

Joplo Bartu: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Bartu tallied 10 total tackles (four solo) and recovered a fumble in overtime to set up a game-winning field goal to knock off the Saints in Week 1.

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Bartu appears to be the leading candidate to win the starting middle linebacker position vacated by the injured Sean Weatherspoon, who was lost for the season with an Achilles injury, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

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Bartu is currently running with the starters while Tim Dobbins and Prince Shembo work with the second-team. There are plenty of tackles to be had for whoever wins the starting middle linebacker role next to Paul Worrilow, so IDP owners should keep a close eye on this competition. It appears to be Bartu's job to lose at this point.
Bartu tallied six tackles in the Falcons' regular season finale against Carolina.

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Bartu recorded a team-high 11 tackles (10 solo) in Monday's loss to the 49ers.

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Bartu had seven total tackles in Thursday's loss to the Saints.

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Bartu had 10 total tackles and a half sack in Sunday's win over the Buccaneers.

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Bartu is the likely candidate to replace Sean Weatherspoon, who has been placed on the injured reserve/designated-to-return list with a foot injury, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

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