Play Fantasy The Most Award Winning Fantasy game with real time scoring, top expert analysis, custom settings, and more. Play Now
  • My Scores
  • MLB
  • Golf
  • NFL
  • Tennis
player photo

51 Kevin Minter LB

Arizona Cardinals

Fantasy Stats
Key Stats
GPTot TcklSacksIntTDsFF

Player Updates

Four injured Cardinals practice Monday
by R.J. White |

Cardinals linebacker Kevin Minter (pectoral), defensive back Tyrann Mathieu (knee), guard Jonathan Cooper (toe) and nose tackle Alameda Ta'amu (knee) practiced Monday, reports.

Head coach Bruce Arians said that all four injured players would need to play in the preseason finale in order to be available for the team's regular-season opener.

Share: Twitter Facebook
Cardinals might hold out Kevin Minter until regular season
by Larry Hartstein |

Cardinals inside linebacker Kevin Minter is dealing with a pectoral injury, and the team might hold him out for the rest of the preseason, reports Fox Sports. Arizona is already thin at the position with the departure of Karlos Dansby and Daryl Washington's suspension.

Share: Twitter Facebook
Kevin Minter leading the Cardinals defense
by Dave Richard | Senior Fantasy Writer

After playing only one snap as a rookie in 2013, Cardinals linebacker Kevin Minter not only lined up with the first-team defense at OTAs but made all the defensive calls according to 910 AM FOX Sports in Phoenix. Minter is expected to fill the middle of the defense for Arizona this season. 

Share: Twitter Facebook
Kevin Minter has big shoes to fill
by Larry Hartstein |

With inside linebacker Karlos Dansby leaving Arizona for Cleveland, the Cardinals are counting on 2013 second-round pick Kevin Minter to fill his spot. Minter played special teams last year and got in for only one defensive snap.

“He doesn’t need to be Karlos,” defensive coordinator Todd Bowles told the team's website. “He needs to be Kevin.”

Minter has a reputation as a run stuffer, and coaches are confident he'll acquit himself well, if not fully compensate for Dansby's loss. Minter said he learned a lot from Dansby, who had 122 tackles, 6.5 sacks and 19 pass breakups last season.

“It was a little bit frustrating last year, but at the same time, you couldn’t help but learn,” Minter said. “Karlos treated it like a business. He came to work every day to work, whether it was eating the right things, watching film, doing extra workouts. He was a great role model. With what he left, I feel like I can pick up the slack.”

Share: Twitter Facebook
Kevin Minter to elevate to Cards' starting lineup
by Dave Richard | Senior Fantasy Writer

In the wake of losing Karlos Dansby to the Browns via free agency, the Cardinals are expected to give second-year linebacker Kevin Minter the first crack at starting as an inside linebacker in 2014. Bruce Arians said as much on Wednesday according to the official team website. 

Minter made just four tackles last season over 13 games, basically relegated to special-teams reps. 

Share: Twitter Facebook
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2013Arizona Cardinals1344.000000.0000
CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
Conversation powered by Livefyre

Player Info

Atlanta, GA, USA
Louisiana State
NFL Experience:
Fantasy Games