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57 Audie Cole LB

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August 28, 2017 11:52 PM
Saints' Audie Cole: Signs with Saints
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cole signed with the Saints on Monday, Herbie Teope of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.

It took just two days following his release from the Jaguars for Cole to find a new home in New Orleans. There's still a good chance he'll find himself on the outside looking in at final cuts, but it's a good opportunity for him to showcase his abilities for the time being.

August 26, 2017 03:28 PM
Audie Cole: Handed walking papers
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cole was released by the Jaguars on Saturday, John Reid of the Florida Times Union reports.

Cole inked a deal with the Jaguars in March to serve as a reserve linebacker for the club, but it appears his time in Jacksonville has run out. A four-year veteran, it wouldn't be surprising if he pops up on another roster.

March 11, 2017 01:00 PM
Jaguars' Audie Cole: Signs with Jags
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cole signed a contract with the Jaguars on Saturday.

The exact terms of the deal remain a bit unclear, but the sixth-year linebacker will provide the Jaguars with some depth at the middle linebacker position behind veteran Paul Posluszny. It's unlikely he will produce enough to be worthy of ownership in IDP leagues, with the majority of his snaps likely coming on special teams.

November 6, 2016 11:39 AM
Vikings' Audie Cole: Gets start at middle linebacker
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cole will start at middle linebacker Sunday against Detroit with Eric Kendricks inactive due to a concussion.

Cole will not see the bulk of snaps however, as Chad Greenway will likely stay on the field in nickel and dime situations with Cole sitting out. Cole may not be an ideal IDP replacement for Kendricks as a result.

November 4, 2016 04:53 PM
Vikings' Audie Cole: Likely to start at MLB
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cole is likely to start at middle linebacker with Eric Kendricks ruled out for Sunday's game against Detroit with a concussion, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

Cole may not see the bulk of snaps however, as Chad Greenway may stay on the field in nickel and dime situations with Cole sitting out. It's also possible Emmanuel Lamur could get snaps at middle linebacker. Cole may not be an ideal IDP replacement for Kendricks as a result.

March 8, 2016 11:46 AM
Vikings' Audie Cole: Re-signs for one season
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cole (ankle) signed a one-year contract to stay with the Vikings, FOX Sports North reports.

Cole had just three tackles in seven games during the 2015 season, but he did start in Week 9 against the Rams in place of an injured Eric Kendricks. Cole broke his ankle during that game, ending his season prematurely. His biggest 2016 impact may come on special teams.

November 10, 2015 12:17 PM
Vikings' Audie Cole: Lands on IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cole was placed on the season-ending injured reserve list Tuesday after breaking his ankle during Sunday's contest.

Cole got the start at middle linebacker with Eric Kendricks (ribs) ruled out prior to Sunday's game and the 26-year-old recorded two solo tackles before breaking his ankle. Jason Trusnik will take his place on the roster and provide depth at linebacker, but it remains to be seen who might start for the Vikings if Kendricks is held out of the lineup another week.

November 8, 2015 05:33 PM
Vikings' Audie Cole: Suffers broken ankle
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cole suffered a broken ankle during Sunday's win against the Rams.

Getting the nod at middle linebacker with Eric Kendricks (ribs) sidelined, Cole recorded two solo tackles before a teammate rolled up on the back of his leg. He needed a cart to get off the field, indicating the severity, and head coach Mike Zimmer confirmed the diagnosis in a post-game media session. While such an injury is almost certainly season-ending, the Vikings will update Cole's status accordingly in the coming days.

November 8, 2015 12:09 PM
Vikings' Audie Cole: Active and starting Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cole (finger) is active and will start Sunday's game against the Rams, Ben Goessling of ESPN.com reports.

With Eric Kendricks sitting out due to a rib injury, Cole is the next man up at middle linebacker, which could yield fruit against a run-heavy offense. On the season, though, Cole has just one solo tackle and a fumble recovery, as he's been limited to special-teams duty.

November 6, 2015 02:51 PM
Vikings' Audie Cole: Set to start at MLB
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cole is expected to start at middle linebacker with Eric Kendricks (ribs) being ruled out for Sunday's game against St. Louis, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

Cole has played just four snaps on defense this season, but should get the bulk of snaps this weekend.

September 16, 2015 09:50 AM
Vikings' Zimmer calls Gerald Hodges' performance Week 1 'average'
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Vikings linebacker Gerald Hodges started at middle linebacker in Monday's loss to San Francisco and had eight total tackles. However, head coach Mike Zimmer wasn't happy with his performance, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

"Average. At best," Zimmer said about all three of his starting linebackers.

Hodges won the job over Eric Kendricks and Audie Cole. Kendricks played just 10 snaps compared to Hodges' 63, while Cole didn't play on defense. Zimmer was also down on Kendricks' performance, so it looks like Hodges will get another week as the starter. Kendricks, a 2015 second-round draft pick, should take over the job eventually this season.

August 25, 2015 06:50 PM
Gerald Hodges could end up as Vikings' starting middle linebacker
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

Gerald Hodges will start at middle linebacker for the Vikings during Saturday's preseason game against the Cowboys and if all goes well, he could keep the job to start the regular season, according to ESPN.com.

Audie Cole started the first two preseason games at middle linebacker, but coach Mike Zimmer opted for the change after watching film of all the linebacker candidates.

"He's looked good," Zimmer said of Hodges. "The first week, it was more learning, because it's different alignments (than playing outside linebacker). He wasn't perfect with all that stuff. But when he's played, he's done good."

June 2, 2015 04:38 AM
Vikings' Chad Greenway forced to exit game with knee injury
by Sean D'Oliveira | CBS Sports Staff

Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway had to leave Sunday’s game against the Dolphins with a knee injury.

The team reported his return is questionable. Linebacker Audie Cole replaced Greenway in the lineup.

June 2, 2015 06:52 AM
Jasper Brinkley, Robert Blanton make way into starting lineup
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer announced Wednesday that Jasper Brinkley will start at middle linebacker Week 1 at St. Louis, beating out Audie Cole for the job. Zimmer also said Robert Blanton will start at strong safety.

June 2, 2015 07:06 AM
Vikes still undecided at middle linebacker
by Larry Hartstein |

The Vikings' middle linebacker job remains up in the air between Jasper Brinkley and Audie Cole, reports 1500ESPN.com. "Jasper seems to be a little more communicative, and Audie seems to have a little more range," coach Mike Zimmer said. "As far as the running game, they're very close and the passing game they're similar."

June 2, 2015 03:50 PM
Two Vikings ruled out
by Chris Cwik |

Vikings RB Toby Gerhart and LB Audie Cole have been ruled out Week 17.

With Adrian Peterson doubtful, the running back workload may fall to Matt Asiata again. Neither Cole or Gerhart were able to practice this week. 

June 2, 2015 04:14 PM
Audie Cole continuing to make plays for Vikings
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

Vikings linebacker Audie Cole had a team-high 13 tackles (six solo) during a 29-26 loss Week 14 at Baltimore. The 13 tackles tied a career high, which Cole set in Week 12 against the Packers.

Since joining the starting lineup, Cole has totaled 35 tackles (22 solo) in his last three games. He also has one sack and one pass defense since Week 12.

June 2, 2015 04:34 PM
Audie Cole stars in first career start
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

Vikings linebacker Audie Cole was outstanding in his first career start Week 12 at Green Bay. Starting in place of Erin Henderson, who was excused for personal reasons, Cole totaled a team-high 13 tackles (11 solo).

Cole had one sack, two tackles for loss and three quarterback hits.

"Audie did a terrific job, the way he orchestrated things throughout the day," coach Leslie Frazier, per the Pioneer Press. "He had a great week of practice the way he prepared. His performance was very, very good. I think our defense did a lot of good things today and I think Audie had a lot to do with that."

June 2, 2015 05:01 PM
Minnesota makes minor move
by Chris Towers | Fantasy Writer

The Vikings waived offensive lineman Kevin Murphy Saturday, to make room on the active roster for linebacker Audie Cole

June 2, 2015 05:48 PM
Josh Freeman highlights Vikings inactive list
by Chris Towers | Fantasy Writer

The Vikings enter Week 6 against the Panthers with a clean bill of health, as their inactive list Sunday features all healthy scratches.

Newly acquired quarterback Josh Freeman headlines the list, and is joined by offensive lineman Jeff Baca, linebackers Audie Cole and Gerald Hodges, defensive back Mistral Raymond, and defensive linemen Chase Baker and Justin Trattou

Schedule
WeekDateOpp.TDSacksIntFF
19/11/16TEN0000
29/18/16GB0000
39/25/16CAR0000
410/3/16NYG0000
510/9/16HOU0000
710/23/16PHI0000
810/31/16CHI0000
911/6/16DET0000
1011/13/16WAS0000
1111/20/16ARI0000
1211/24/16DET0000
1312/1/16DAL0000
1412/11/16JAC0000
1512/18/16IND0000
1612/24/16GB0000
171/1/17CHI0000
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2012Minnesota Vikings500.000000.0000
2013Minnesota Vikings134527.0181000.0001
2014Minnesota Vikings162622.040000.0001
2015Minnesota Vikings733.000000.0000
2016Minnesota Vikings16127.050000.0000
2017New Orleans Saints000.000000.0000
TOTAL578659.0271000.0002
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2012Minnesota Vikings500000000
2013Minnesota Vikings1300000000
2014Minnesota Vikings1600000000
2015Minnesota Vikings700001010
2016Minnesota Vikings1600010010
2017New Orleans Saints000000000
TOTAL5700011020
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-5/248
Birthdate:
6/1/1989
Age:
29
Hometown:
Ypsilanti, MI, USA
School:
NC State
NFL Experience:
5
Awards: