Anthony Barr is listed as a linebacker by the
Barr, a former running back, is powerful, athletic and fast but has just two years of work on defense at UCLA. The numbers are great -- he totaled 152 tackles and 23.5 sacks in two seasons -- and the coaching staff he'll work with is also great. But for Fantasy purposes he could lag statistically because of his likely role as a strong-side linebacker.
Unless the Vikings rid themselves of
With the ninth pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, the
At 6-foot-5 and 255 pounds there will be some questions about whether or not he can work against big offensive tackles, and there were questions before the draft about his effort, but under the guidance of new head coach Mike Zimmer we should see Barr develop into a key cog in the Minnesota defense.
The Vikings moved back one spot from eighth overall in a trade with the Browns, acquiring pick No. 145 overall in the process.
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