Barr has just one sack this year, but was active Monday as he tipped a key pass while on a blitz late in the game. He should eventually produce more big plays. The bigger concern is his drop in tackles to 3.5 per game this season from 4.9 per game last year.
Barr had just two tackles in Sunday's win over Green Bay. He has just four total tackles through two games with no sacks or interceptions.
Barr has had a quiet start to the season despite the Vikings defense playing well. He should get more opportunities to make plays later the season, but his few tackles are a concern.
Anthony Barr recorded five combined tackles with no sacks or tackles for loss in Sunday's Wild Card matchup against Seattle.
Barr capped off a solid sophomore season with a respectable five combined tackles but he was unable to generate much in the way of a pass rush. In all, there was a slight statistical dropoff from Barr's rookie season when he racked up 70 tackles, four sacks, five run stuffs, and two forced fumbles in just 12 games; he had 68 tackles with 3.5 sacks and four run stuffs in 2015. Still, Barr has exhibited plenty of upside in his first two years in the league and has shown to have a nose for the ball with five forced fumbles. He may not deliver the tackle volume an IDP league owner would want out of a linebacker, but if Barr can become a greater pass rush threat next season he could be a legitimate option in such leagues.
Anthony Barr (knee) is active for Sunday's game against the Giants.
After missing two games with a knee injury, Barr will man his normal spot at strong-side linebacker. On the season, he's notched 61 tackles (51 solo), three forced fumbles, 2.5 sacks, and one interceptions in 12 outings.
Anthony Barr (knee) is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Giants.
Barr missed the last two games with his knee injury, but he was able to practice each day this week, and is set to return to action Sunday night. Barr tallied eight tackles, one sack, and two forced fumbles in the last game he finished in Week 12.
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