Oren Burks
Oren Burks
24-Year-Old LinebackerLB
Green Bay Packers
2018 Fantasy Outlook
It appeared Burks would mainly play a role on passing downs when the Packers selected him in the third round of April's draft, but with fellow LB Jake Ryan out for the year with a knee injury, Burks will be leaned on for far more. He is the favorite to start at inside linebacker alongside Blake Martinez. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a four-year, $3.43 million contract with the Packers in May of 2018.
Quiet rookie season
LBGreen Bay Packers
January 2, 2019
Burks totaled 24 tackles (18 solo) over 14 games with the Packers in his rookie season.
ANALYSIS
The Packers were hoping to use Burks frequently in coverage, but the team decided he was not ready for a key role just yet. The Packers will undoubtedly be looking for more from Burks in 2019 after taking him in the third round last year.
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Snap Distribution / Depth Chart
Green Bay PackersPackers 2018 LB Snap Distribution See more data like this
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1049
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756
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623
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485
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300
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299
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122
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Measurables Review
How do Oren Burks' measurables compare to other linebackers?
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' 3"
 
Weight
233 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.59 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.15 sec
 
Cone Drill
6.82 sec
 
Vertical Jump
39.5 in
 
Broad Jump
131 in
 
Bench Press
18 reps
 
Hand Length
9.13 in
 
Arm Length
33.38 in
 
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No defensive snaps in Week 10
LBGreen Bay Packers
November 12, 2018
Burks was not on the field for any of the Packers' 68 defensive snaps in Sunday's victory over the Dolphins.
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Ready for Sunday's contest
LBGreen Bay Packers
September 23, 2018
Burks (shoulder) is active for Sunday's game versus the Redskins, VP of Communications for the Packers Jason Wahlers reports.
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Will be eased into action
LBGreen Bay Packers
September 20, 2018
Burks will play in Sunday's game against the Redskins but will primarily be used on special teams, Ryan Wood of the Green Bay Press-Gazette reports.
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Cleared for full practice
LBGreen Bay Packers
September 19, 2018
Burks (shoulder) was estimated to be a full practice participant Wednesday, Michael Cohen of The Athletic reports.
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Sitting out Sunday
LBGreen Bay Packers
Shoulder
September 16, 2018
Burks (shoulder) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Vikings, VP of Communications for the Packers Jason Wahlers reports.
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