Micah Hyde
Micah Hyde
28-Year-Old SafetyS
Buffalo Bills
2019 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Micah Hyde in 2019. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Signed a five-year, $30.5 million contract with the Bills in March of 2017.
Tackle leader
SBuffalo Bills
November 4, 2019
Hyde made nine tackles (five solo) during Sunday's 24-9 win over Washington.
Hyde notched his highest single-game tackle total of the season versus Washington's run-happy offense. The starting free safety normally has capped IDP value due to lacking tackle volume, but he's averaged seven stops per game since Buffalo's bye in Week 6.
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Measurables Review
How do Micah Hyde'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' 0"
197 lbs
40-Yard Dash
4.56 sec
Shuttle Time
4.20 sec
Cone Drill
6.78 sec
Vertical Jump
33.0 in
Broad Jump
121 in
Bench Press
12 reps
Hand Length
9.38 in
Arm Length
31.50 in
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
Free-agent signees are often decent contributors but overpaid. Hyde is one of the few examples of a new environment leading to a surge in production and great value for his new team. In his first year in Buffalo, his 82 tackles and five picks helped fuel the Bills to their first playoff appearance since the 1999 season. It bears noting that in his first four years in the league, Hyde never had more than 59 tackles or three interceptions, so the spike in 2017 could be a mirage.
Hyde's projection is a difficult one because he will likely be playing a new position in Buffalo, where he signed in free agency after serving primarily as a nickel/slot corner type with Green Bay the last four years. A college corner before that, Hyde as a pure safety is a relatively new idea. But Buffalo signed him to be one, so safety-like production should be expected. That means a likely new career high in tackles after previously setting a mark of 60. At a totally different position, there's a good chance Hyde bests that mark by 1.5 times.
Though primarily operating as a free safety in Dom Capers' 3-4 scheme thus far into his career, Hyde has also been worked in at strong safety over the course of the offseason as well. Heightened versatility only bodes well for Hyde's playing time prospects, but he flashes little-to-none IDP appeal in 2016.
Hyde shined in a utility role for the Packers last season, starting 12 games in the defensive backfield and taking two punts back for touchdowns while serving as the Packers' punt returner. He will be the Packers' nickel back in 2015, but tallied 59 tackles last year and is the rare defensive back who returns punts, making him a sneaky option in IDP leagues.
Hyde took on a big role in the return game for the Packers in 2013, with 531 kick return yards and 296 punt return yards. He has moved to safety after playing cornerback last season, and will get the first shot at the starting free safety spot despite the Packers' selection of fellow safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix in the first round of this year's draft.
Hyde, selected in the fifth round of the 2013 NFL Draft out of Iowa, will compete for playing time as a reserve cornerback in training camp.
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Returns onside kick for score
SBuffalo Bills
October 21, 2019
Hyde notched five solo tackles during Sunday's win over the Dolphins.
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Picks off Brady
SBuffalo Bills
September 30, 2019
Hyde had three solo tackles and an interception in Sunday's loss to the Patriots.
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Back to work Sunday
SBuffalo Bills
August 11, 2019
Hyde (neck) participated fully and didn't require a noncontact jersey in practice Sunday, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports.
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Sports non-contact jersey
SBuffalo Bills
August 9, 2019
Hyde (neck) is wearing a non-contact jersey during Friday's practice, Marcel Louis-Jacques of ESPN.com reports.
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Makes full recovery
SBuffalo Bills
August 6, 2019
Hyde (neck) was a full participant for Tuesday's practice, Joe Buscaglia of The Athletic reports.
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