George Iloka
George Iloka
29-Year-Old SafetyS
 Free Agent  
Free Agent
2019 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for George Iloka in 2019. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Released by the Cowboys in August of 2019.
Cut by Dallas
SFree Agent
August 31, 2019
Iloka (shoulder) was released by the Cowboys on Friday, Jon Machota of The Athletic reports.
Iloka finds himself a free agent after training camp for a second straight year. He appeared in all 16 games for the Vikings last year, serving as a backup safety. He could see some interest from teams seeking a veteran safety presence or those facing injuries at the position.
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Measurables Review
How do George Iloka'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.
6' 4"
225 lbs
40-Yard Dash
4.60 sec
Shuttle Time
4.03 sec
Cone Drill
7.03 sec
Vertical Jump
34.5 in
Broad Jump
124 in
Bench Press
20 reps
Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring George Iloka
2019 Dallas Cowboys
2019 Dallas Cowboys
80 days ago
80 days ago
Erik Siegrist dives into the Cowboys' standoff with Ezekiel Elliott and upcoming decisions with expiring contracts.
Weekly Rankings: Week 6 Value Meter
October 9, 2018
Jameis Winston makes his first start of the season in a juicy matchup against the Falcons. See where he ranks among all the quarterbacks in this week's Value Meter.
Week 16: Gameday Injuries
Week 16: Gameday Injuries
December 24, 2017
December 24, 2017
With a host of notable absences at key positions and one very important return from suspension, Week 16 offers no shortage of important fantasy headlines. Juan Carlos Blanco guides you through the injury landscape heading into a crucial Week 16.
NFL Game Previews: Breaking Down the Christmas Games
December 21, 2017
Erik Siegrist previews the Christmas doubleheader as Nick Foles leads the Eagles in the nightcap against the visiting Raiders with an eye on home-field advantage throughout the playoffs.
Weekly Rankings: Week 14 Value Meter
December 5, 2017
What will Josh Gordon do in his second game back, this time at home in what projects to be a friendlier matchup?
Past Fantasy Outlooks
Iloka has become a steady source of tackles as the Bengals' starting free safety, notching 70-plus tackles in three of the last four seasons, including 80 in 2017. Those tackles haven't materialized in too many big plays, however -- he has no career sacks and only two forced fumbles, both of those coming 2013. He's had eight interceptions over his six-year pro career, with no touchdowns. You can expect more of the same in 2018, presuming that he can stay on the field.
After missing four games in 2015, Iloka started every game last season, matching his career highs in tackles (74) and interceptions (three). Only 27, Iloka has the experience and ability to be a major playmaker on defense in 2017, even after undergoing minor shoulder surgery in the offseason. As long as he can maintain his health, expect Iloka to reach 70 tackles for the third time in four seasons.
2015 was a down year for Iloka after he recorded career highs in nearly every statistical category in 2014. He missed four games due to injury and recorded just 47 tackles, one interception, and four passes defensed on the season. He’s still the clear starter at safety in Cincinnati, and, if he’s able to stay healthy in 2016, he could return to his 2014 form, which saw him record 74 tackles, three interceptions, and 10 passes defensed.
Iloka started all 16 games at strong safety last season and finished with 66 tackles (41 solo), two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, and one interception. He enters this term as Cincinnati's first-choice next to free safety Reggie Nelson and will look to build upon a steady showing last campaign.
A fifth-round pick in this year's draft, Iloka will begin his career as a back up, but has a chance to see playing time in his first NFL season.
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Heading to Dallas
SDallas Cowboys
March 23, 2019
Iloka signed a one-year deal with the Cowboys on Saturday, Todd Archer of reports.
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Moves back to reserve role
SMinnesota Vikings
November 5, 2018
Iloka moved to a reserve role and just one tackle in Sunday's win over Detroit. He played just one snap on defense.
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Eight tackles in Sunday's win
SMinnesota Vikings
October 15, 2018
Iloka started at strong safety and had eight total tackles in Sunday's win over Arizona.
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Expected to start Sunday
SMinnesota Vikings
October 13, 2018
Iloka is expected to start at strong safety Sunday against the Cardinals with Andrew Sendejo (groin) already ruled out for the contest, Andrew Kammer of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
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Inks deal with Minnesota
SMinnesota Vikings
August 22, 2018
Iloka signed with the Vikings on Wednesday, Tom Pelissero of reports.
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