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97 Willie Young OLB

Chicago Bears

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Bears' Willie Young: Registers sack in Sunday defeat
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Young recorded a pair of tackles and a sack in Sunday's loss to the Buccaneers.

Young was able to record his first sack of the season despite Tampa Bay using a run-heavy approach in a blowout win. As a rotational player, he doesn't get enough consistent opportunities to be a strong IDP option.

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Bears' Willie Young: Records sack in third preseason game
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Young recorded a sack and a tackle in Sunday's win over the Titans.

Young was in the right place at the right time, as he earned his sack on a third-down play and had a free run at the quarterback as the offensive tackle was forced to pick between two oncoming pass rushers. Although he doesn't typically put up enough production on a consistent basis, he has upside as a streaming IDP option.

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Bears' Willie Young: Expected to play Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Young (groin) is expected to play in Saturday's preseason game against the Cardinals.

Young has had trouble with a strained groin in recent practices, so his availability for Saturday's exhibition suggests he's good to go moving forward. He's expected to slot in as a starting outside linebacker opposite the ascending Leonard Floyd.

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Bears' Willie Young: Misses second consecutive practice Friday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Young missed his second-straight practice with a strained groin, reports Adam Jahns of the Chicago Sun-Times.

As long as this doesn't turn into a long-term injury, Young will be counted upon as a rotational player who is excellent at pressuring opposing quarterbacks. He's notched 24 sacks over the past three seasons with the Bears, and especially with Pernell McPhee (knee) struggling with an injury of his own, Young could end up being a sneaky IDP option should McPhee miss a significant number of regular-season games.

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Browns' Kenny Britt: Back at practice Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Britt (leg) was seen practicing Saturday after leaving Thursday's practice with cramps, Dan Labbe of reports.

Britt rode the bike during Friday's practice but returned to full action on Saturday and was able to haul in a few passes. It seems that his cramp issues are behind him, but the Browns may want to continue to monitor him, as he's expected to play a big role in the offense in 2017.

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Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2010Detroit Lions200.000000.0000
2011Detroit Lions14149.053000.0001
2012Detroit Lions16117.040000.0001
2013Detroit Lions164729.0183000.0005
2014Chicago Bears153928.01110000.0002
2015Chicago Bears153024.066.513939.03902
2016Chicago Bears163821.0177.5000.0002
2017Chicago Bears233.001000.0000
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2010Detroit Lions200000000
2011Detroit Lions1400000000
2012Detroit Lions1600000000
2013Detroit Lions1600002020
2014Chicago Bears1500100000
2015Chicago Bears1500000000
2016Chicago Bears1600100000
2017Chicago Bears200000000

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