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25 Kenneth Acker CB

Jacksonville Jaguars

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September 8, 2018 06:32 PM
Kenneth Acker: Reaches injury settlement
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Acker (ankle) and the Jaguars reached an injury settlement Saturday, Daniel Popper of The Athletic reports.

Acker was going to spend his entire season on the Jaguars' injured reserve before both parties agreed to an injury settlement. He will now be free to find a new opportunity once his health allows it.

September 2, 2018 02:24 PM
Jaguars' Kenneth Acker: Drops to IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Jaguars placed Acker (ankle) on injured reserve Saturday.

The fifth-year cornerback was fighting for a special teams and depth role with the Jaguars. He had 23 tackles and one interception for the Chiefs in that role in 2017.

August 31, 2018 09:16 PM
Jaguars' Kenneth Acker: Dealing with ankle injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Acker left Thursday's preseason game against the Buccaneers with an ankle injury, Mike Kaye of FirstCoastNews.com reports.

Acker played only 10 special teams snaps before exiting with the injury. The severity of the issue remains unclear, but the 26-year-old is unlikely to make the Jaguars' 53-man roster regardless.

August 11, 2018 07:32 PM
Jaguars' Kenneth Acker: Signing with Jacksonville
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Acker is signing a contract with the Jaguars, Mike Kaye of FirstCoastNews.com reports.

Acker hasn't seen significant playing time on defense since his 2015 season with the 49ers and he certainly isn't guaranteed a roster spot with the Jaguars. The SMU product will more than likely need to impress on special teams in order to have a chance of surviving final roster cuts.

May 15, 2018 05:00 PM
Kenneth Acker: Let go by Indianapolis
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Acker was released by the Colts on Tuesday.

Acker signed with the Colts a little over a month ago. He most recently had stints with the 49ers and Chiefs and has appeared in 40 career games. He'll now be an unrestricted free agent.

April 12, 2018 11:56 AM
Colts' Kenneth Acker: Signs with Indianapolis
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Acker agreed to a contract Wednesday with the Colts, Adam Caplan of SiriusXM Radio reports.

Acker appeared in all 16 games for the Chiefs in 2017 and finished with 23 tackles and one interception while playing over 200 snaps on both defense and special teams. He's off the IDP radar at present, but that could change if he somehow manages to carve out a significant role within the Colts' unsettled cornerback group.

August 17, 2017 03:00 PM
Chiefs' Kenneth Acker: Gets top snaps at cornerback in preseason opener
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Acker (groin) played a team-high 41 snaps at cornerback in the Chiefs' preseason opener against the 49ers.

Acker left practice with a groin injury back in June, but it appears as though he's back to full strength after putting together a solid outing to kick off the preseason. While Acker did take the most snaps, he'll likely still be fighting for a depth spot at cornerback for the rest of training camp.

June 13, 2017 03:20 PM
Chiefs' Kenneth Acker: Leaves practice with groin injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Acker left Tuesday's practice session early with a groin injury, BJ Kissel of Chiefs.com reports.

Acker's injury was described as "slight" issue, so he may be able to return later in the week. If the team elects to proceed cautiously with Acker, his next chance to return would come at the start of training camp when he'll be in a battle for a depth spot at cornerback.

August 27, 2016 04:38 PM
49ers' Kenneth Acker: Traded to Kansas City
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Acker was traded from the 49ers to the Chiefs on Saturday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Not assured of a roster spot, Acker was presumably traded for a conditional late-round pick. The 2014 sixth-round selection did make 13 starts for the injury-plagued 49ers last season, but he profiles as a No. 4 or 5 cornerback for most organizations.

August 11, 2016 01:28 AM
49ers' Kenneth Acker: Dropped down the depth chart
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Acker had been moved down in the 49ers' first unofficial depth chart.

Acker was listed behind Dontae Johnson (who he beat for a starting role last year) and rookie Rashard Robinson. This comes as a bit of a surprise after he put up respectable numbers in 2015 (65 tackles and three picks). This was the first depth chart released, so things can definitely change between now and the start of the regular season, but for now it appears that Acker has fallen out of favor with defensive coordinator Jim O'Neil.

June 1, 2015 02:21 PM
Niners SS Antoine Bethea expecting major battle at CB
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

Antoine Bethea is set to start for the 49ers this season at strong safety with Eric Reid entrenched at free safety. But the former doesn't know who their secondary mates will be and he's expecting quite a battle.

The team has no rookies at that position, but 2014 draftees Dontae Johnson, Kenneth Acker and Keith Reaser could be factors. Bethea says the competition has already begun.

"We've had a short minicamp and everybody's learning, so there are really no position, but when training camp comes, there's going to be a lot of competition, a lot of good competition," he told NFL.com. I'm excited to see it."

June 2, 2015 06:55 AM
Niners make flurry of moves Saturday
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

The 49ers made a slew of moves Saturday to pare their roster down to the required 53 for the regular season.

Among those moves was the placement of cornerback Kenneth Acker and fullback Will Tukuafu on the injured reserve list.

San Francisco cut the following players: T Carter Bykowski, TE Asante Cleveland, WR Lance Lewis, LS Kevin McDermott, CB Darryl Morris, G Al Netter, DL Lawrence Okoye, WR Kassim Osgood, T Michael Philipp, NT Mike Purcell, G Ryan Seymour, LB Shayne Skov, RB Alfonso Smith, G Adam Snyder, S C.J. Spillman, LB Chase Thomas, S Raymond Ventrone, WR L'Damian Washington and RB Glenn Winston.

June 1, 2015 08:45 PM
49ers sign Kenneth Acker
by Larry Hartstein |

The 49ers signed sixth-round cornerback Kenneth Acker, who had six interceptions over the past two seasons at SMU.

June 1, 2015 08:53 PM
Kenneth Acker goes in 6th round to 49ers
by Chris Towers | Fantasy Writer

With the 180th pick in the draft, the 49ers selected defensive back Kenneth Acker out of Southern Methodist.

Acker played four years for SMU, racking up 159 tackles and six interceptions, with three coming in each of his final two seasons. 

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Career Defensive Stats
SeasonTeamGGSTKLTLKASTSACKSINTYDSLGDTDPASS DEF
2020JAC00000000000
2019JAC00000000000
2018JAC000 0.00 000-00
2017KC16123212019901
2016KC9117161000003
2015SF151365551003454508
2014SF000 0.00 000-00
Total4015105 92.013 045445012
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-0/195
Birthdate:
02/06/1992
Age:
28
Hometown:
Portland, OR, USA
School:
SMU
NFL Experience:
5
Awards: