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Derek Wolfe

27-Year-Old Defensive End – Denver Broncos

2017 Defensive Stats

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2017 Defensive Projections

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2017 Fantasy Football Outlook

Seldom much of a pass-rusher out on the edge in former defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio's schemes early on in his career, Wolfe enjoyed a renaissance under position coach Bill Kollar after shading i...

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2017 ADP:  493

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  5

HT: 6' 5"   WT: 285   DOB: 2/24/1990  College: Cincinnati  DRAFTED: 2nd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Derek Wolfe Contract Information:

Signed a four-year extension with the Broncos in January of 2016.

November 11, 2017  –  Derek Wolfe News

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Wolfe (neck) is free from the Broncos' injury report heading into Sunday's game against the Patriots.

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Derek Wolfe 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 19 CFB 2 - - - - 0 0 - - - - - -
2010 20 CFB 2 - - - - 0 0 - - - - - -
2011 21 CFB 13 - - - - 0 0 - - - - - -
2012 22 DEN 16 40 26 14 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 23 DEN 11 16 11 5 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
2014 24 DEN 16 35 24 11 1.5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 25 DEN 12 49 35 14 5.5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 26 DEN 14 51 38 13 5.5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 27 DEN 9 25 13 12 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Derek Wolfe – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Defensive End
  1. Derek Wolfe
  2. Zach Kerr
Denver Broncos

Snap Count Stats

417

Defensive Snaps in 2017

Derek Wolfe was on the field for 417 of his team's snaps on defense in 2017.

37

Special Teams Snaps in 2017

Derek Wolfe was on the field for 37 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2017.

Year Def ST
2015 648 57
2016 666 42
2017 417 37
Derek Wolfe 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 LAC 43 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Dal 52 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @Buf 51 4 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Oak 45 1 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 BYE Bye Week
6 NYG 43 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 @LAC 46 2 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 @KC 43 5 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 @Phi 54 8 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 NE 40 6 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Cin
12 @Oak
13 @Mia
14 NYJ
15 @Ind
16 @Was
17 KC

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 Derek Wolfe
As Compared To Other Defensive Ends
Height:   6' 5"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   285 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.93 sec
WEAK
Shuttle Time:   4.44 sec
AVERAGE
Cone Drill:   7.26 sec
WEAK
Arm Length
Not Available
Hand Length
Not Available
Vertical Jump:   34 in
AVERAGE
Broad Jump:   108 in
POOR
Bench Press:   33 reps
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Denver Broncos Team Injury Report
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Chad Kelly  IR
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Billy Winn  IR

Derek Wolfe: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Wolfe did not participate in practice Thursday due to a sore neck, Troy Renck of TheDenverChannel.com reports.

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Wolfe logged three tackles (one solo) in Monday night's loss to the Chiefs.

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Wolfe (hand) will give it a go for Monday's game versus the Chiefs.

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Wolfe (hand) is considered questionable ahead of Monday's game against the Chiefs, Zac Stevens of BSNDenver.com reports.

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Wolfe (hand, foot) did not participate at the Broncos' practice Friday, Jeff Legwold of ESPN.com reports.

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Although Wolfe (hand) did not participate in Thursday's practice, the team is optimistic regarding his status for Monday's matchup against the Chiefs, Andrew Mason of the Broncos' official website reports.

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Wolfe posted three tackles and a sack in Sunday's 16-10 win over the Raiders.

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Wolfe (ankle) logged a full practice Friday.

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Wolfe was a limited participant in Thursday's practice, but coach Vance Joseph indicated it was strictly for maintenance purposes, Andrew Mason of the Broncos' official site reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

Wolfe was asked to occupy blockers as a strongside end in Jack Del Rio's 4-3 during his first three seasons in the league, but flourished as a one-gap end under Wade Phillips in 2015, recording 5.5 sacks - tied for third on the team - during the regular season and another 2.5 in the playoffs. Locked up in a four-year contract, Wolfe will be the Broncos' most lethal interior rusher with Malik Jackson now in Jacksonville.

2014

Wolfe suffered from seizure-like symptoms in January last season, forcing the team to place him on injured reserve during the playoffs. He's back to full health again and he'll likely spend training camp trying to fight off Malik Jackson for a starting job on the defensive line opposite DeMarcus Ware. Wolfe had four sacks in 11 games last year, but three of them came in his final four games. If Ware and Von Miller become the focus for opposing offenses, Wolfe could find some extra space to get to the quarterback this season.

2013

After recording six sacks in his rookie season, Wolfe should start at defensive opposite Robert Ayers in 2013.

2012

Wolfe is a major boom-or-bust player, but his upside is undeniably high on paper for 2012. He will likely start from Week 1 after the Broncos spent the 36th overall selection on him in the 2012 draft, and he just doesn't have much competition for snaps in Denver. Wolfe is a big, strong tackle who plays with good leverage and good side-to-side range. He totaled 70 tackles (37 solo), 9.5 sacks and 21.5 tackles for loss in just 13 games for Cincinnati last year.