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Whitney Mercilus

Whitney Mercilus

LB - HOU
Height: 6' 4"Weight: 258 lbsAge: 30College: IllinoisDrafted: #26 (1st Rd. by Houston)

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Whitney Mercilus held sack-less against Indianapolis

Whitney Mercilus posted three solo tackles, one assisted tackle, one QB hit, and one TFL, as Houston beat Indianapolis, 20-17.

Fantasy Impact

While the loss of JJ Watt was bound to hurt the Texans, the most apparent effect has been on Mercilus, who has been unable to get to the quarterback without his teammate. Since Watt's Week 8 injury, Mercilus has not recorded a sack and just got his first TFL tonight. He'll have to find a way to apply pressure when the Texans take on Tom Brady and the Patriots next weekend.

Kaiyo Funaki49 weeks ago
Whitney Mercilus disappears against the Ravens

Whitney Mercilus posted just two solo tackles in a 41-7 blowout loss to the Ravens.

Fantasy Impact

The whole Texans got eviscerated by MVP-candidate Lamar Jackson, and Mercilus had one of his worst games of the season. In his last two weeks combined, he's totaled just five tackles. He'll try to pick up the slack on TNF in a battle for the AFC South against the Colts.

Kaiyo Funaki50 weeks ago
Whitney Mercilus struggles in London

Whitney Mercilus had an unimpressive game across the pond, logging just three solo tackles and QB hit.

Fantasy Impact

After opening the season with three straight double-digit performances in standard scoring, Mercilus hasn't been able to crack that barrier since week three. He'll look to break his spell in two weeks against the Ravens.

Kaiyo Funaki52 weeks ago
Whitney Mercilus notches six tackles

Whitney Mercilus logged four solo tackles, two assisted tackles, and two TFLs, as the Texans defeated the Raiders, 27-24.

Fantasy Impact

After a hot start to the season in which he registered a sack in four straight games, Mercilus has cooled off quite a bit. However, with JJ Watt's season-ending injury, Mercilus will have to start to heat up again to cover for his absence.

Kaiyo Funaki1 year ago
Whitney Mercilus kept off the score sheet

Whitney Mercilus completely disappeared on Sunday, as the Chiefs did not allow him to record a single stat.

Fantasy Impact

This was a massive disappointment for fantasy owners who started him, as Mercilus has been and still is a top ten IDP up to this point in the season. He'll look to get back on track against the division rival Colts next Sunday.

Kaiyo Funaki1 year ago