Danny Shelton
Danny Shelton
26-Year-Old Defensive TackleDT
New England Patriots
2019 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Danny Shelton in 2019. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Signed a one-year, $1.03 million contract with the Patriots in May of 2019.
Season high in tackles
DTNew England Patriots
November 18, 2019
Shelton generated seven tackles, one sack and one forced fumble during Sunday's 17-10 victory over the Eagles.
ANALYSIS
Shelton made a number of impressive plays, none bigger than his strip-sack of Carson Wentz in the second quarter. By the final whistle, he finished with a new season high in tackles while continuing to raise his career high with his third sack of the season. Clearly an important piece of a stout Patriots defense, Shelton will need to keep performing at a high level in order for New England to shut down Ezekiel Elliott in Week 12.
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Measurables Review
How do Danny Shelton's measurables compare to other defensive tackles?
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' 2"
 
Weight
345 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
5.64 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.65 sec
 
Cone Drill
7.99 sec
 
Vertical Jump
30.5 in
 
Broad Jump
95 in
 
Bench Press
34 reps
 
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
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2015
Shelton enters his third NFL season and is expected to be Cleveland’s starting defensive tackle. He took big strides in year two, and with help from Myles Garrett, the 23 year old should be even better in 2017, especially in stopping the run.
The Browns' first-round selection in the 2015 NFL Draft, Shelton appeared consistently overweight throughout the entirety of the 2015 season and played on just 48 percent of the team's defensive snaps. However, he showed up to training camp in significantly better shape, and is poised to improve on his 36 tackle, zero sack rookie-year performance. Nonetheless, Shelton remains firmly off the IDP radar.
Shelton is expected to serve as the starting nose tackle in defensive coordinator Jim O'Neil's 3-4 scheme. He's known primarily for his run-stopping ability, so if he ends up getting replaced on passing downs, it risks limiting his value as an IDP. He did manage nine sacks in his senior season at Washington, however, but it remains to be seen if that capability will translate to the NFL.
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Playing vs. Philadelphia
DTNew England Patriots
November 17, 2019
Shelton (ankle) is active for Sunday's game against the Eagles.
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Considered questionable
DTNew England Patriots
Ankle
November 16, 2019
Shelton (ankle) is officially listed as questionable for Saturday's game against the Eagles.
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Registers second sack
DTNew England Patriots
October 9, 2019
Shelton made three tackles (two solo) and a sack in Sunday's win over the Redskins.
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Pushing to start
DTNew England Patriots
August 19, 2019
Shelton has consistently received more snaps with the first team than Mike Pennel throughout training camp, Doug Kyed of NESN.com reports.
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Healthy return to action
DTNew England Patriots
August 18, 2019
Shelton (undislcosed) suited up in 19 defensive snaps and made one tackle in Saturday's preseason game against the Titans.
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