Frostee Rucker
Frostee Rucker
35-Year-Old Defensive EndDE
Oakland Raiders
2018 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Frostee Rucker in 2018. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Signed a one-year, $1.04 million contract with the Raiders in June of 2018.
Full go Wednesday
DEOakland Raiders
October 24, 2018
Rucker (neck) was a full participant in Wednesday's practice.
ANALYSIS
Rucker missed Week 6's contest against the Seahawks with a neck injury, but it seems the bye week gave him enough time to heal. Barring a setback, the defensive end will likely resume his starting duties against the Colts on Sunday.
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Measurables Review
How do Frostee Rucker'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' 3"
 
Weight
261 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.88 sec
 
Vertical Jump
29.5 in
 
Broad Jump
110 in
 
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If the offseason program and early training-camp practices are any indication, Rucker joins Calais Campbell and Corey Peters as the Cardinals' first line of defense. In his test run last year for Darnell Dockett (torn ACL), Rucker scattered a career-best five sacks throughout the campaign, supplementing his stat line further with 24 tackles (20 solo) and two forced fumbles in 15 contests. While defensive coordinator James Bettcher will likely employ a rotation along the trenches in order to ensure fresh bodies, Rucker seems like a decent bet to augment his tackle total.
After Darnell Dockett was lost for the season due to a torn ACL, Rucker has been thrust into a starting role along the defensive front. Rucker is expected to receive the bulk of Dockett's reps, but rookie Kareem Martin could be inserted on clear passing downs in order to provide more of a pass-rushing threat. No matter, the development should allow Rucker to approach (or surpass) his output (46 tackles and four sacks per year) from the two seasons prior to his arrival in the Arizona desert in 2013.
Rucker was signed as a free agent this spring away from division rival Cincinnati. He posted career-highs of 44 tackles and four sacks in 2011 and will likely play in a rotation with fellow free agent signee Juqua Parker at defensive end opposite Jabaal Sheard. Rucker is more of a run-stuffer than a pass-rusher so his fantasy stock in IDP leagues is limited.
The Bengals lost both Robert Geathers and Rucker to knee injuries on a Thursday night game in Pittsburgh; those injuries typified the Bengals' pass rush problems.
Rucker will serve as a backup defensive end who could see action from time to time, especially with Antwan Odom's ankle at less the 100 percent.
Rucker's only contribution in 2006 was to be added to the list of Bengals arrested. He missed the season with a shoulder injury and is missing training camp with a leg injury.
Defensive end depth.
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Ruled out for Sunday
DEOakland Raiders
Neck
October 14, 2018
Rucker (neck) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Seahawks.
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Doubtful for Week 6
DEOakland Raiders
Neck
October 12, 2018
Rucker (neck) is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against the Seahawks.
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Misses practice Wednesday
DEOakland Raiders
Neck
October 10, 2018
Rucker didn't take part in Wednesday's practice due to a neck injury, Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
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Returns to field
DEOakland Raiders
Neck
October 7, 2018
Rucker (neck) was able to retake the field in Sunday's game against the Chargers, Matt Schneidman of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
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Suffers neck injury
DEOakland Raiders
Neck
October 7, 2018
Rucker is questionable to return to Sunday's game against the Chargers due to a neck injury, Michael Gehlken of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports.
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