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Olivier Vernon

27-Year-Old Defensive End – New York Giants

2017 Defensive Stats

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30

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3.5

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0

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2017 Defensive Projections

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2017 Fantasy Football Outlook

Vernon wasn't the elite pass rusher the Giants might have hoped for when they signed him to a five-year deal worth about $17 million per season a year ago, but he was a solid contributor whose IDP val...

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2017 ADP:  170.62

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  8

HT: 6' 2"   WT: 262   DOB: 10/7/1990  College: Miami (Fla.)  DRAFTED: 3rd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Olivier Vernon Contract Information:

The Giants signed Vernon to a five-year, $85 million contract in March of 2016.

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Vernon had five tackles (three solo) and 1.5 sacks against the Redskins on Thursday.

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Olivier Vernon 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
2009 18 CFB 8 - - - - 0 0 - - - - - -
2010 19 CFB 12 - - - - 0 0 - - - - - -
2011 20 CFB 6 - - - - 0 0 - - - - - -
2012 21 MIA 16 23 17 6 3.5 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2013 22 MIA 16 57 46 11 11.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 23 MIA 16 46 31 15 6.5 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
2015 24 MIA 16 61 41 20 7.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 25 NYG 16 64 46 18 8.5 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
2017 26 NYG 9 30 18 12 3.5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Olivier Vernon – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Defensive End
  1. Olivier Vernon
  2. Avery Moss
  3. Ishaq Williams
New York Giants

Snap Count Stats

516

Defensive Snaps in 2017

Olivier Vernon was on the field for 516 of his team's snaps on defense in 2017.

35

Special Teams Snaps in 2017

Olivier Vernon was on the field for 35 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2017.

Year Def ST
2015 943 78
2016 1040 24
2017 516 35
Olivier Vernon 2017 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 @Dal 72 5 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Det 60 5 5 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @Phi 60 3 5 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 @TB 22 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 LAC
6 @Den
7 Sea
8 BYE Bye Week
9 LAR
10 @SF 54 5 4 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 KC 62 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 @Was 62 4 5 3 2 1.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 @Oak 65 4 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Dal 59 7 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Phi
16 @Ari
17 Was

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 Olivier Vernon
As Compared To Other Defensive Ends
Height:   6' 2"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   262 lbs
BELOW AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.73 sec
GOOD
Shuttle Time:   4.50 sec
WEAK
Cone Drill:   7.39 sec
POOR
Arm Length
Not Available
Hand Length
Not Available
Vertical Jump:   35 in
GOOD
Broad Jump:   122 in
ELITE
Bench Press:   31 reps
GREAT
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Olivier Vernon: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Vernon (shoulder) will suit up for the Giants' Thanksgiving contest versus the Redskins.

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Vernon (shoulder) is listed as questionable for Thursday's game against the Redskins.

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Vernon is questionable to return to Sunday's game against the Chiefs with a shoulder injury, Ralph Vacchiano of SportsNet New York reports.

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Vernon recorded his first interception of the season in Sunday's loss to the 49ers.

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Vernon (ankle) is active for Sunday's game against the 49ers.

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Vernon (ankle) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the 49ers, Art Stapleton of The Bergen Record reports.

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Vernon (ankle) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Rams, Dan Duggan of NJ.com reports.

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Vernon (ankle) is listed as out for Sunday's game against the Seahawks, Jordan Raanan of ESPN.com reports.

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Vernon (ankle) didn't participate in Thursday's practice.

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Vernon (ankle) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Chargers.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

A high-dollar addition in free agency, Vernon should get all the snaps he can take after the Giants paid up with a five-year, $85 million contract to lure him away from Miami. Vernon was good but not great the last three years, totaling 164 tackles and 25.5 sacks over that span, though he could prove a better fit in a defense that helped former first-round disappointment Robert Ayers total 9.5 sacks in just 12 games last year. Vernon won't turn 26 until October, so there's reason to hope he has room for further development.

2015

After a 57-tackle, 11.5-sack season in 2013, Vernon disappointed last season. His 6.5 sacks were a significant regression, as he struggled in the season's second half, posting just two sacks in the last eight games. Vernon should find his work easier this season with Ndamukong Suh around to collapse the pocket and soak up double teams. He could also see more snaps this season with fellow DE Dion Jordan suspended for the year.

2014

Vernon came out of nowhere last season to put up 11.5 sacks. It seems he took notice that the team drafted Dion Jordan in the first-round before the season to essentially challenge him, and he rose to that challenge. Vernon will still likely be in a training camp battle for the starting job with Jordan but now he may have the upper hand with Jordan having to prove that he deserves a majority of the playing time over Vernon. This may not be easy to do if Vernon can continue to put up double digit sack numbers this season.

2013

Vernon had a solid rookie season for the Dolphins in 2012 with 3.5 sacks and 32 tackles but will likely be pushed for playing time by this year's first-round pick, Dion Jordan.

2012

Vernon is not exactly a household name after totaling just 1.5 sacks in six games during his final year of college, but the in-town product is nonetheless a great sleeper to emerge as an IDP factor as a rookie. His athletic talents are well documented, and the Dolphins simply have no talent at defensive end outside of Cameron Wake. Vernon's top competition for snaps appears to be Jamaal Westerman, who had just 32 tackles and 3.5 sacks for the Jets last year as a 3-4 outside linebacker.