22-Year-Old Linebacker – Minnesota Vikings
2014 Fantasy Football Outlook
Barr, the ninth overall pick in the 2014 NFL draft, will start at strong-side linebacker. Barr ran a 4.66 40-yard dash at the combine, which is a strong time for a 6-5, 255 player. He has plenty of on...
2014 ADP: –
Bye Week: 10
Anthony Barr Contract Information:
Signed a four-year rookie contract worth $12.75 million with the Vikings in May of 2014.
Barr had five total tackles and a sack in Sunday's loss to New Orleans.
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Anthony Barr: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)Barr, the ninth overall pick in the 2014 draft, is expected to start at strong-side linebacker. It sounds like Barr will be used as a linebacker in early downs and as a defensive end on passing downs to maximize his pass rushing skills.
Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)This draft has been full of big surprises, and this is yet another one. Minnesota swapped the eighth pick with Cleveland's ninth overall selection in exchange for a fifth-round selection, and at the new slot they select Barr, a DE/OLB tweener who figures to serve as a pass-rushing specialist behind starting defensive ends Brian Robison and Everson Griffen in Minnesota. Coach Mike Zimmer showed the ability to develop edge defenders in Cincinnati, so Barr will learn from one of the best, but he might have trouble making an immediate IDP impact if he rotates behind Robison and Griffen. Barr's skill set and athleticism are reminiscent of early-career Jevon Kearse.
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