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Micah Parsons

Micah Parsons

LB - DAL

Age: 22College: Penn State

2021 Outlook

Draft Rank (ECR) #49
Best / Worst #35 / #81

Roster %

 
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36%
 
ESPN
48%
 
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Overall, a very versatile and athletic defender. He has tremendous range and is able to fly around the football field. He struggles a bit to diagnose the full football field and this could be due to his lack of starting experience. Has trouble overcommitting to run lanes and also determining where exactly a RB is going to end up. Good tackler, but shouldn't be viewed as an all-world talent. Struggles to wrap up defenders occasionally and allow them to pick up additional yardage. Good at navigating through traffic and shedding blocks at the second level. Especially excels at this in one-on-one situations at the LOS. Shows promise as an EDGE rusher. Would love to see more from a toughness and competitive standpoint. Athletic enough to drop back in zone coverage, but still needs to learn the finer nuances of dropping back. Seems to be more lost and making it up as he goes rather than dropping back with purpose and keeping his hips and eyes trained on the QB. Great lateral mobility and athletic enough to jump multiple gaps at the LOS. Tremendous speed and agility. Won't break records at the Combine, but a great athlete for his size with good change of direction ability. Will fit best in a versatile scheme that will allow him plenty of opportunities to go get the QB. Will need development in what he's asked to do as a LB, but certainly can get there. However, shows the chops to be a dangerous force off the edge with bend.

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Micah Parsons signs fully guaranteed four-year rookie deal with Cowboys

Dallas Cowboys LB Micah Parsons officially signed his fully guaranteed four-year rookie contract on Wednesday, per Ian Rapoport.

Fantasy Impact

Parsons was drafted and is expected to be the replacement for MLB Leighton Vander Esch. Parsons will have the opportunity to play alongside WLB Jaylon Smith to fortify the middle of the Cowboys' defensive unit in 2021. The 6'3, 245-pound linebacker out of Penn State totaled over 100 tackles and five sacks during his sophomore season in 2019 and should be able to upgrade a defense that ranked tenth worst in yards allowed per game.

Matthew MacKay - 8 weeks ago
Rankings
ECRBestWorst# of Experts
DraftLB #29LB #12LB #479
Dynasty LB #39LB #13LB #765
Projections
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Projections (2021)
Def TackleDef SackDef IntFumrDef TdDef SafetyDef PdPoints
62.31.70.60.7002.9134.4
Statistics
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Statistics (avgs.)
Def SackDef IntFumrDef TdPoints
Player stats are not available for the 2020 season
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Game Log
OPPDef SackDef IntFumrDef TdPoints
Player does not have any game data for the 2020 season
Strength of Schedule
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Strength of Schedule (2021)
OppSummary
Next Game@ TB1st easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesLAC, PHI, CAR8th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)WAS, NYG, WAS28th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--17th easiest remaining opponents
Who Should I Draft?
recommended by 47% of experts
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Most Accurate Experts
for Linebackers
Most accurate experts for Micah Parsons
1.Jeff Ratcliffe-
2.Ryan SitzmannLB #23
3.Site RankingsLB #41
4.Ben WasleyLB #26
5.Matt De Lima-
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