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Bobby Wagner

28-Year-Old Linebacker – Seattle Seahawks

2017 Defensive Stats

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133

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1.5

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2

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0

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1

2018 Defensive Projections

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2018 Fantasy Football Outlook

Wagner is a high-velocity wrecking ball that gets nicked up from time to time – he was limited by a hamstring injury for a stretch even as he played 16 games last year – but that speed and violence ar...

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2018 ADP:  96.08

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  7

STATUS:  Questionable     INJURY:  Hamstring
HT: 6' 0"   WT: 245   DOB: 6/27/1990
College: Utah State  DRAFTED: 2nd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Bobby Wagner Contract Information:

Signed a four-year, $43 million contract with the Seahawks in August of 2015.

January 23, 2018  –  Bobby Wagner News

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Wagner will not participate in the Pro Bowl due to a lingering hamstring injury he dealt with throughout the second half of the season, Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times reports.

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Bobby Wagner 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 3 - - - - 2 0 - - - - - -
2010 20 CFB 2 - - - - 0 0 - - - - - -
2011 21 CFB 4 - - - - 2 0 - - - - - -
2012 22 SEA 16 139 86 53 2 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 23 SEA 14 120 72 48 5 7 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
2014 24 SEA 11 104 67 37 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 25 SEA 15 114 67 47 0.5 7 0 2 2 3 0 0 0 0
2016 26 SEA 16 167 85 82 4.5 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
2017 27 SEA 16 133 97 36 1.5 6 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Bobby Wagner – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Inside Linebacker
  1. Bobby Wagner
  2. Warren Long
  3. Joshua Perry
Seattle Seahawks

Snap Count Stats

1026

Defensive Snaps in 2017

Bobby Wagner was on the field for 1026 of his team's snaps on defense in 2017.

76

Special Teams Snaps in 2017

Bobby Wagner was on the field for 76 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2017.

Year Def ST
2015 904 39
2016 1072 72
2017 1026 76
Bobby Wagner 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 @GB 82 4 9 6 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 SF 49 3 7 4 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @Ten 73 7 11 8 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Ind 56 3 6 4 2 0.5 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
5 @LAR 74 3 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 BYE Bye Week
7 @NYG 59 2 8 6 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Hou 71 6 11 8 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Was 63 3 12 10 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 @Ari 80 7 12 9 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Atl 62 7 8 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 @SF 56 4 8 7 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Phi 75 3 12 8 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 @Jax 31 2 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 LAR 48 7 7 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 @Dal 76 9 8 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Ari 71 6 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Playoffs
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21 PRO BOWL Pro Bowl
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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 Bobby Wagner
As Compared To Other Linebackers
Height:   6' 0"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   245 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.46 sec
ELITE
Shuttle Time:   4.28 sec
GOOD
Cone Drill:   7.10 sec
GOOD
Arm Length
Not Available
Hand Length
Not Available
Vertical Jump:   40 in
ELITE
Broad Jump:   132 in
ELITE
Bench Press:   24 reps
GOOD
Seattle Seahawks Team Injury Report
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Bobby Wagner: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Wagner had 133 tackles (97 solo), two interceptions and 1.5 sacks in 16 games for the Seahawks in 2017.

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Wagner (hamstring) is active for Sunday's game against the Cardinals.

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Wagner (hamstring) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Cardinals, John Boyle of the Seahawks' official site reports.

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Wagner (hamstring) didn't participate in practice Wednesday, John Boyle of the Seahawks' official site reports.

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Wagner (hamstring) was removed from the final injury report for Sunday's game in Dallas, Gregg Bell of The Tacoma News Tribune reports.

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Wagner (hamstring) was absent from practice Thursday, Michael-Shawn Dugar of SeattlePI.com reports.

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Wagner (hamstring) didn't participate in Wednesday's walk-through, John Boyle of the Seahawks' official site reports.

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Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said Wagner didn't make his hamstring injury any worse during Sunday's 42-7 loss to the Rams, Gregg Bell of The Tacoma News Tribune reports.

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Wagner (hamstring) is active for Sunday's game against the Rams.

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2017

Wagner had a career year in 2016, mainly because he stayed healthy. It was the first time since his 2012 rookie year that he played 16 games, as he dealt with a combination of ankle, toe, and pectoral issues the three years prior. Perhaps last season was a fortunate aberration, or perhaps it was the new normal. Either way, even if he misses a couple games this year, Wagner's nose for the ball and elite athleticism give him high weekly upside. He is capable of producing in all phases of defensive play.

2016

If Wagner could stay healthy for 16 games, he would be a good bet to outperform this ranking. Unfortunately, he missed games in each of the last three years, eight in total, due to ankle, turf toe and pectoral troubles. When on the field, Wagner is an elite player in both real life and IDP terms, combining crushing physicality and DB-like speed to pose a threat in all phases of defensive play. The bottom line is his upside makes him worth the injury risk after he produced at a pace that projects to 136 tackles, three sacks and one pick per 16 games over his first four seasons.

2015

Two years too late, Wagner finally received his first All-Pro honor last season, despite missing five games with a turf toe injury. Even on a defense that has ranked no higher than 27th in snaps each of the last three years, Wagner has been an unstoppable tackle machine, averaging nearly 10 a game last season. Considering he hit triple-digit tackles on just 658 snaps last year, Wagner has 160-tackle upside if he ever sees close to 1,000 snaps, though Seattle's ability to consistently force punts and turnovers make that unlikely. As perhaps the league's most athletic linebacker with 4.46 speed, he also has more upside for sacks and interceptions than his career numbers suggest.

2014

Wagner was, as expected, a big hit in 2013, posting 120 tackles (72 solo), five sacks and two interceptions despite missing two games with a high ankle sprain. Measuring in at 6-0, 241-pounds, Wagner possesses 4.4 speed to go along with elite lower body strength and explosiveness (39.5-inch vertical, 132-inch broad jump), and he possesses blitzing skills very few linebackers can match. That makes him a lethal fit in Seattle's swarming defense, as offensive lines can't account for both Wagner and the defensive line, leaving creases between blockers that allow Wagner to fly to quarterbacks and other ballcarriers. The result has been 259 tackles (158 solo) and seven sacks in his first two years, and there's no reason to think he'll slow down from here. Since Seattle is so good at pressuring quarterbacks, Wagner also gets the opportunity to intercept hurried and off-target passes, something he's done five times thus far in his two-year career. His ankle sprain from last year appears to mostly be a fluke, as he didn't miss a game in any of the four years prior to last, dating back to his days at Utah State. He's a high-floor, high-ceiling IDP investment and a dark horse candidate to finish atop the linebacker IDP point total this year.

2013

If you're the gambling sort, you might want to rank Wagner ahead of James Laurinaitis and perhaps even on a plane similar to Luke Kuechly's. Like Kuechly, Wagner was a rookie last year who, despite possessing much less hype than the Carolina star, quickly established himself as one of the league’s most dominant defenders. Although he began the year in a two-down role, it didn't take long for Wagner to emerge as Seattle's top linebacker, and he finished with 139 tackles (86 solo), two sacks and three interceptions. Wagner is a highly disruptive player with exceptional speed, and he should continue to supplement his high tackle totals with impact plays in coverage and behind the line of scrimmage. And there's actually reason to suspect Wagner can improve on his stats in 2013. He posted those 139 tackles while playing just 849 snaps on defense, whereas Kuechly and Laurinaitis played 923 and 1,080, respectively. If Wagner can approach 1,000 snaps on defense, 160 tackles might come with them.

2012

David Hawthorne's departure leaves the middle linebacker spot open, but Wagner will have to beat out veteran Barrett Ruud. Like Mychal Kendricks in Philadelphia, Wagner has athleticism that rivals that of the typical NFL cornerback – he posted a 40-yard dash of 4.46 seconds at his pro day while adding a 39.5-inch vertical. A gifted blitzer, Wagner should be a frightening presence in an amorphous Seattle front seven that is loaded with versatility and speed. Wagner finished his last 37 games at Utah State with 394 tackles, including 26.5 for a loss. He just needs to get on the field.