Everson Griffen

#97 DL / Minnesota Vikings / EXP: 10YRS Height: 6-3 Weight: 273 lb Age: 31 College: USC Bye 12

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  • Vikings' Everson Griffen: Restructures contract
    By RotoWire Staff

    Griffen and the Vikings have reached an agreement for the defensive end to remain in Minnesota, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. This could mean Griffen took a pay cut to stick around, as he was otherwise under contract through 2022 with cap hits of at least $11.7 each year. Although the 31-year-old's play fell off in 2018, off-the-field concerns may have played a significant role in that. Griffen otherwise averaged over 10.8 sacks per season in the four preceding seasons.

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  • Vikings' Everson Griffen: Continues to bully Lions
    By RotoWire Staff

    Griffen recorded two tackles, including one sack, during Sunday's victory over the Lions. Vikings pass rushers weren't as productive as they were during their first meeting with Detroit this season when Minnesota sacked quarterback Matthew Stafford a combined 10 times, but the unit still had no trouble shutting down a Lions offense depleted of star power. Griffen was a big part of that, and the veteran now has 5.5 sacks in 10 games this season.

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  • Vikings' Everson Griffen: Another sack Sunday
    By RotoWire Staff

    Griffen recorded one sack across 43 defensive snaps in Sunday's win over the Packers. Griffen didn't stuff the stat sheet Sunday night, but showed up when it mattered most, delivering a huge sack on Aaron Rodgers late in the fourth quarter with the Packers driving. Across six games this season, Griffen has recorded 14 tackles and three sacks.

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  • Vikings' Everson Griffen: Plays 37 snaps in return
    By RotoWire Staff

    Griffen had one tackle in Sunday's loss to the Saints. He played 37 of the defense's 53 snaps after missing the last five games while dealing with mental health issues. He played fewer snaps that usual as he was eased back into action. Although he didn't record any pressure on the quarterback, it looks like he could soon return to his prior form.

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  • Vikings' Everson Griffen: Primed for return
    By RotoWire Staff

    Griffen (personal) was a full practice participant Friday and doesn't have a designation on the final injury report for Sunday's game against the Saints. Coach Mike Zimmer made it clear Griffen's mental health is more important than his Week 8 availability, but it now seems everything is lining up for a long-awaited return. The Vikings may nonetheless find themselves in a tough spot Sunday night, as LB Anthony Barr (hamstring) and S Andrew Sendejo (groin) have been ruled out while CB Xavier Rhodes (foot) and DT Linval Joseph (ankle/knee) are questionable. Drew Brees and the New Orleans offense put up 24 points last week in a road game against a top-ranked Baltimore defense that was mostly healthy.

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Completed Games

WK OPP TK SACK INT FF DFR DFTD PDEF FPTS
1 SF 3.0 0.5 0 0 0 0 1 0.5
2 @GB 1.0 0.5 0 0 0 0 0 0.5
*3 BUF 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
*4 @LAR 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
*5 @PHI 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
*6 ARI 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
*7 @NYJ 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 NO 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 DET 3.0 1.5 0 0 0 0 0 1.5
10 BYE - - - - - - - -
11 @CHI 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 GB 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
13 @NE 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 @SEA 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 MIA 3.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
16 @DET 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
17 CHI 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

FULL STATS

Scheduled Games

WK DATE OPP OPP RANK
1 09/08 Atlanta Falcons 26
2 09/15 @Green Bay Packers 2
3 09/22 Oakland Raiders 19
4 09/29 @Chicago Bears 21
5 10/06 @New York Giants 28
6 10/13 Philadelphia Eagles 11
7 10/20 @Detroit Lions 9
8 10/25 Washington Redskins 27
9 11/03 @Kansas City Chiefs 4
10 11/11 @Dallas Cowboys 3
11 11/17 Denver Broncos 12
12 BYE - -
13 12/03 @Seattle Seahawks 8
14 12/08 Detroit Lions 9
15 12/16 @Los Angeles Chargers 23
16 12/24 Green Bay Packers 2
17 12/29 Chicago Bears 21

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