Wake had a terrific season, especially considering he was coming off the Achilles injury that prematurely ended his 2015 campaign. He could be in the running for NFL Comeback Player of the Year and should continue to give the
The sack and forced fumble were a momentum changer as the Jets held a 7-0 lead and were in the red zone looking to score again. Wake should be up for Comeback Player of the Year in the NFL this season as his return from the Achilles tear has been one of the reasons the Miami defense has excelled during the second half of the year.
Wake has been on a tear, as he's notched 6.5 sacks over his last five games. After starting the season with just a single sack over the first five contests of 2016, he's returned to form as one of the elite pass rushers in the NFL.
After posting just one sack through his first five games of the year, he's now up to seven on the season. He's been on an impressive hot streak, as he's recorded at least 1.5 sacks in each of his last three contests. He definitely has a chance to reach the 15 he generated in 2012, which was the most he's had in any season of his eight-year career. He'll continue to be an outstanding IDP option at defensive end, especially with the
Wake has responded to the team cutting down his snap count as he now has four sacks in his last three games. He's not expected to chase down running backs but the team will use him in obvious passing situations. Another double digit sack season is not out of the question for Wake.
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