Morgan recorded five tackles in Sunday's season finale against the Texans.
Morgan finishes the 2016 campaign with 33 tackles and a career-high 9.0 sacks. Fellow outside linebacker Brian Orakpo added 10.5 sacks on the other side, as the two pass rushers formed one of the most effective tandems in the league. Rookie Kevin Dodd was supposed to play in a rotation with Orakpo and Morgan, but foot injuries and ineffectiveness prevented him from sapping many snaps. Morgan will be a major component of Tennessee's defense next season after racking up at least six sacks in four of the past five campaigns.
Morgan has been on fire, as evidenced by his recording at least one sack in six of his last seven games. He now has eight sacks over those seven games, and he's been an elite IDP option after a slow start to the season.
After failing to record a sack in his first three games of the season, he's gone on a tear, resulting in 4.5 of them over his last three matchups. The seventh-year linebacker is on pace to break the 6.5 sacks that represent his career high. However, since he only averages about two tackles per contest, he has an extremely low weekly floor, making him a high-risk fantasy option.
Morgan (hamstring) will play Sunday against the Raiders.
Morgan has been nursing a hamstring injury which kept him out of Week 2's loss to the Falcons. He could see his snap counted limited because of the injury, so look for Kevin Dodd, David Bass, and Aaron Wallace to see more action than usual.
|P1||8/12/17||@ NYJ||7:30 pm|
|P4||8/31/17||@ KC||8:30 pm|
|2||9/17/17||@ JAC||1:00 pm|
|4||10/1/17||@ HOU||1:00 pm|
|5||10/8/17||@ MIA||1:00 pm|
|7||10/22/17||@ CLE||1:00 pm|
|Bye: Week 8|
|11||11/16/17||@ PIT||8:25 pm|
|12||11/26/17||@ IND||1:00 pm|
|14||12/10/17||@ ARI||4:05 pm|
|15||12/17/17||@ SF||4:25 pm|
|Year||Team||G||Fum||Lost||Fum Forced||Own Rec||Opp Rec||Yds||Tot Rec||TD|