Taco Charlton
Taco Charlton
24-Year-Old Defensive EndDE
Miami Dolphins
2019 Fantasy Outlook
Charlton has been a disappointment to date in the NFL, recording only four sacks in 27 games over two seasons, but with David Irving gone and Robert Quinn suspended for two games to begin the year, he'll get at least one more chance with the Cowboys to make good on his first-round pedigree. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a four-year, $10.03 million contract with the Cowboys in May of 2017. Waived by the Cowboys in September of 2019. Claimed off waivers by the Dolphins in September of 2019.
Sacks in consecutive weeks
DEMiami Dolphins
September 30, 2019
Charlton finished Miami's 30-10 loss to the Chargers on Sunday with six tackles (four solo) and a sack.
ANALYSIS
Charlton was able to bring the opposing quarterback down for a sack Sunday, giving the third-year pro a sack in each of his first two games of 2019. Not on the field for the season's first two contests, Charlton has seen his role with the Dolphins increase over the past two weeks, playing 48 snaps in Week 4 after logging 30 snaps the previous week. Still yet to make a real impression in his NFL career, the 24-year-old defensive end is definitely trending in the right direction.
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Snap Distribution / Depth Chart
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Measurables Review
How do Taco Charlton's measurables compare to other defensive ends?
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
6' 6"
 
Weight
270 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.92 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.39 sec
 
Cone Drill
7.17 sec
 
Vertical Jump
33.0 in
 
Broad Jump
116 in
 
Bench Press
25 reps
 
Hand Length
9.75 in
 
Arm Length
34.25 in
 
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September 4, 2018
September 4, 2018
Jim Coventry expects the Panthers, whose offensive line has been decimated by injuries, to have its hands full with DeMarcus Lawrence and the rest of Dallas’ defensive line.
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July 26, 2018
Erik Siegrist explains how the defense and not the offense may power the Cowboys in 2018.
Past Fantasy Outlooks
2018
2017
The 28th overall pick in the 2017 draft, Charlton started his career slowly but showed flashes of his pass-rushing ability as the season wore on, recording all three of his sacks after Week 8. DeMarcus Lawrence remains the lead dog on the Cowboys' defensive line, but if Charlton can take a step forward now that he has a year of NFL experience under his belt, he could produce some interesting IDP numbers.
Drafted 28th overall by the Cowboys, Charlton has an enviable combination of length and athleticism that could eventually allow him to develop into the kind of dominant edge rusher the Cowboys have lacked since DeMarcus Ware left as a free agent. Charlton's production at Michigan was inconsistent, however, and he has a lot of work ahead of him in the weight room and on the practice field before he potentially reaches that ceiling. Expect the rookie to be another body in the DE rotation early on, with the potential to make a more substantial impact in the second half.
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Gets sack in revenge game
DEMiami Dolphins
September 23, 2019
Charlton recorded two tackles (one solo) and one sack during Sunday's 31-6 loss to the Cowboys.
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Lands in Miami
DEMiami Dolphins
September 19, 2019
The Dolphins claimed Charlton off waivers Thursday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
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Let go by Dallas
DEFree Agent
September 18, 2019
Charlton was waived by the Cowboys on Wednesday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
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Won't practice with Cowboys
DEDallas Cowboys
September 18, 2019
Charlton chose not to participate in Wednesday's practice as the Cowboys seek a trade, Jon Machota of The Athletic reports.
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Inactive Week 2
DEDallas Cowboys
Coach's Decision
September 15, 2019
Charlton is a coach's decision inactive for Sunday's game against the Redskins.
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