Karl Joseph
Karl Joseph
25-Year-Old SafetyS
Oakland Raiders
2018 Fantasy Outlook
Joseph has yet to break out, but now more than two years removed from an ACL tear and approaching the 1,500-snap mark in the NFL, he's set to take a big step forward in 2018. His per-snap production last year was fine, disappointing as his 79 tackles might have been, given that he was limited to 867 snaps. He should push for 1,000 this year, and as a result he might finally reward Oakland for selecting him in the first round of the 2016 draft. Read Past Outlooks
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$Signed a four-year, $11.88 million contract with the Raiders in May of 2016.
Notches interception Sunday
SOakland Raiders
November 19, 2018
Joseph recorded five tackles (three solo) and an interception in Sunday's win over the Cardinals.
ANALYSIS
Joseph has had a lackluster year thus far, but his performance Sunday was his best of the season. His interception was his first pass defensed through seven games and his five tackles tied a season high. Joseph will aim to continue the solid play into Week 12 when the Raiders face off against Baltimore.
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Measurables Review
How do Karl Joseph's measurables compare to other safeties?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
Height
5' 10"
 
Weight
205 lbs
 
Hand Length
9.75 in
 
Arm Length
32.13 in
 
Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Karl Joseph
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October 14th
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October 7th
As the injuries pile up in the NFL, Juan Carlos Blanco guides you through the Week 5 medical report and breaks down who's trending towards starting or sitting as of Sunday morning.
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October 4th
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September 27th
Erik Siegrist analyzes the Monday matchup as Patrick Mahomes looks to keep the good times rolling against the Broncos.
Past Fantasy Outlooks
2017
2016
The 14th overall pick last year out of West Virginia, Joseph was a prized prospect despite recovering from a torn ACL at the time. That injury from his 2015 college season delayed his NFL arrival a bit, but by the third week of the year he seized a starting role. A toe injury ended his season four weeks early, but his total of 60 tackles while playing 593 defensive snaps is quite promising. A prospect feared both as a hitter and in coverage, Joseph showed major ball-hawking upside with five interceptions in his final four collegiate games.
Joseph is a rookie returning from an October ACL tear, but he's expected to be ready for training camp. Considering Oakland selected him with the 14th overall pick, Joseph should have a three-down role awaiting him. He was ferocious at West Virginia, totaling 274 tackles and nine interceptions in 41 career games, and he'll be in position to make a lot of plays in an Oakland defense suddenly overflowing with disruptive talent. With Khalil Mack and Bruce Irvin chasing quarterbacks and safety Reggie Nelson playing centerfield, Joseph should be free to roam.
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Full practice Wednesday
SOakland Raiders
October 24, 2018
Joseph (hamstring) was a full participant in Wednesday's practice.
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On trade block
SOakland Raiders
Hamstring
October 14, 2018
The Raiders are actively shopping Joseph (hamstring), their first-round pick from two years ago, Fox's Jay Glazer reports.
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Won't play against Seahawks
SOakland Raiders
Hamstring
October 14, 2018
Joseph (hamstring) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Seahawks.
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Questionable for Week 6 return
SOakland Raiders
Hamstring
October 12, 2018
Joseph (hamstring) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Seahawks.
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Out again Sunday
SOakland Raiders
Hamstring
October 5, 2018
Joseph (hamstring) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Chargers, Michael Gehlken of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports.
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