Jeff Gladney
Jeff Gladney
23-Year-Old CornerbackCB
Minnesota Vikings
2020 Fantasy Outlook
Xavier Rhodes and Trae Waynes led Minnesota's cornerbacks in defensive snaps last season, so their departures - along with Mackensie Alexander - leave significant openings in the secondary. Gladney was selected with the 31st overall pick in April's draft and may immediately step into the starting role after being a four-year starter at TCU. He had five interceptions and 37 passes defended in 44 games during his collegiate career and earned first-team All-Big 12 honors in 2019. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a four-year, $10.99 million contract with the Vikings in July of 2020.
Improves in coverage
CBMinnesota Vikings
November 10, 2020
Gladney had seven total tackles and a tackle for a loss in Sunday's win over Detroit.
Gladney started at slot cornerback and showed improvement in coverage after early struggles this season. He gave up five receptions on nine passes targeted at him, but for just a 61.3 NFL QB rating against, according to Pro Football Focus.
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Jeff Gladney's measurables compare to other cornerbacks?
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.
5' 10"
191 lbs
40-Yard Dash
4.48 sec
Cone Drill
7.26 sec
Vertical Jump
37.5 in
Broad Jump
124 in
Bench Press
17 reps
Hand Length
9.00 in
Arm Length
31.88 in
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Few defenders hold as much sway over the Week 8 slate as Jaire Alexander -- he could shut down either of Adam Thielen or Justin Jefferson, but the one he doesn't cover should be open.
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Increased role Sunday
CBMinnesota Vikings
September 28, 2020
Gladney started as the slot cornerback and had five total tackles, a tackle for a loss and a pass defensed in Sunday's loss to Tennessee.
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Starts in nickel package
CBMinnesota Vikings
September 21, 2020
Gladney started at left cornerback and had six total tackles in Sunday's loss at Indianapolis.
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Rejoins team at practice
CBMinnesota Vikings
August 28, 2020
Gladney (knee) returned to practice Friday.
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Still dealing with meniscus injury
CBMinnesota Vikings
Knee - Meniscus
August 23, 2020
Gladney said he's making progress after March surgery to repair a torn meniscus, Courtney Cronin of reports. "I'm feeling good right now, but you know, I'd have to defer that to the athletic trainers," Gladney said. "They're going to put me in the best spot, do what's best for me and the team, keep me safe."
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Vikings select 31st overall
CBMinnesota Vikings
April 23, 2020
The Vikings selected Gladney in the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft, 31st overall.
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