25-Year-Old Linebacker – Baltimore Ravens
2017 Fantasy Football Outlook
Mosley is a bit of a durability worry after missing time with calf, thigh and hamstring injuries last year, but he managed to suit up for all 16 games in the two years prior. When healthy, the 2014 fi...
C.J. Mosley Contract Information:
Signed a four-year, $8.787 million contract with the Ravens in May of 2014.
Mosley (shoulder) has been an active participant during the first two days of training camp.
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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
Mosley's first two years in the NFL don't hint at a great IDP ceiling, but his steadiness stands out to the point that he's still a low-end LB1 or top-shelf LB2. His career high for tackles (133 in 2014) was done on 1,065 snaps, and given that he's unlikely to exceed 1,100, that 130-tackle range seems like his general cap. Still, he supplements his adequate tackle production (250 in two seasons) with above average pass-rushing activity, heading into his third year with seven sacks to his credit. He dealt with some injuries in college but hasn't missed a game as a pro.
The Ravens drafted Mosley 17th overall last year, and he was all Baltimore could have asked for. Not only did he rank eighth in the league in tackles, with eight for loss, but Mosley also intercepted two passes and improved as a pass rusher by logging three sacks in the final six weeks. After playing 1,065 snaps last year — a huge total for a rookie — Mosley likely will get all the work he can handle in 2015. He underwent a wrist surgery this offseason, but is expected to be ready for training camp.
Even though he's a rookie, there's every reason to believe Mosley will approach LB2 relevance in most IDP formats. The 17th overall pick in this year's draft, Mosley showed exceptional skill at Alabama, displaying ideal play recognition while making plays both as a blitzer and in coverage. The Ravens likely selected him with the intention of making him a three-down player, even ahead of 2013 second-round pick Arthur Brown. Durability is a bit of a concern with Mosley, however – he had significant injuries to his hip, shoulder and elbow while at Alabama. Even if he doesn't play 16 games, Mosley should make his way to 100 tackles.