Montae Nicholson
Montae Nicholson
23-Year-Old SafetyS
Washington Redskins
2019 Fantasy Outlook
A 2017 fourth-round pick, Nicholson lost his starting job midway through last season when Washington acquired HaHa Clinton-Dix in a trade with the Packers. Nicholson then struggled with injuries and an off-field incident during the second half of the season, but he avoided a suspension once chargers were dropped. While strong safety Landon Collins is a far better bet for IDP production, Nicholson at least seems to have the inside track for the starting job at free safety. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a four-year, $3.01 million contract with the Redskins in May of 2017.
Picks off Brady
SWashington Redskins
October 9, 2019
Nicholson made seven tackles (five solo), a pass breakup and an interception in Sunday's 33-7 loss to the Patriots.
ANALYSIS
This was Nicholson's second pick of the year, and it was also Tom Brady's second interception as well. That's already a career best for Nicholson, as he only registered one interception over his first two years in the league. That doesn't spell IDP relevance by itself, although an average of 6.2 tackles per game is a decent floor.
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Measurables Review
How do Montae Nicholson'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
6' 2"
 
Weight
212 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.42 sec
 
Vertical Jump
35.0 in
 
Broad Jump
125 in
 
Hand Length
9.50 in
 
Arm Length
33.38 in
 
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2018 Fantasy Outlook
A 2017 fourth-round pick, Nicholson started six of the eight games he played as a rookie, missing time with a shoulder injury and a concussion. He's expected to start at strong safety in 2018, but free safety D.J. Swearinger is actually the sure bet for tackles. Nicholson does offer some IDP upside, especially if he gets to spend more time near the line of scrimmage.
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Cleared to play
SWashington Redskins
September 21, 2019
Nicholson (foot) does not carry an injury designation for Monday night's game against the Bears.
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Doesn't practice Friday
SWashington Redskins
Foot
September 20, 2019
Nicholson (foot) didn't participate in Friday's practice.
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Shakes off injury
SWashington Redskins
September 15, 2019
Nicholson (foot) returned to Sunday's game versus the Cowboys, Kareem Copeland of The Washington Post reports.
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Exits with injury
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Foot
September 15, 2019
Nicholson suffered a foot injury and is questionable to return to Sunday's game versus the Cowboys, John Keim of ESPN.com reports.
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Full speed ahead
SWashington Redskins
September 13, 2019
Nicholson (foot) will play in Sunday's game versus the Cowboys, Jon Machota of The Athletic reports.
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