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Everson Griffen - Injury History

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DE MIN

# Defensive End

N/A Projected Points

ADP: Not Available
Bye: 7
Experience: 11 Yr(s)
Age: 33
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 273
40 Time: 4.65

Injury Predictor Injury Predictor

Medium Risk

Chance of Injury in 2021

24%

% chance misses at least 2 quarters

Chance of Injury per Game

1.6%

1- 17√1-% Inj/Season

Projected Games Missed 2021

0.60

Durability

5

Ability to produce despire relatively minor injuries. 5 being most durable

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Injury History

Date League Injury Details
Dec 10, 2015 NFL Shoulder Griffen played through a shoulder injury at the end of the 2015 season. He first appeared on the injury report in Week 15. He didn't miss any games, though, and didn't require surgery.
Oct 29, 2017 NFL Pedal Foot Plantar Fasciitis Grade 1
Sep 16, 2018 NFL Knee Strain Grade 1 Griffen missed time with a knee injury and a personal issue.
Sep 16, 2021 NFL Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1 Griffen missed Week 2 game due to a concussion suffered in a car accident.

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Lions DE Everson Griffen has tested positive for COVID-19. Detroit placed him on the COVID list Saturday, meaning he'll miss at least Sunday's game against the Packers. There's no Lions D-lineman worth using in Griffen's place if you planned to have him in your IDP lineup. The Green Bay matchup set up poorly for him, anyway.

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The Cowboys have agreed to trade DE Everson Griffen to the Lions. COVID testing and restrictions will keep him from being available to play against the Colts this Sunday, but Griffen upgrades the pass rush for a team that clearly considers itself a contender. He figures to grow his playing time, which has only cracked 60% once this season. DE Romeo Okwara will likely be the primary playing-time loser in Detroit. Back in Dallas, Aldon Smith has seen his playing time dip the past 2 weeks. There's a chance that rebounds, but Tyrone Crawford might be the more direct beneficiary on the playing time front. If that's the case, then there's no IDP impact. Crawford sports 5 total tackles and 1 QB hit (no sacks) to date.

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The Cowboys have reached a deal with DE Everson Griffen, according to NFL Network. Griffen spent 2010-19 with the Vikings, the last 6 of those as a starter. Injury and off-field issues derailed his 2018. Griffen missed 5 games and finished with just 5.5 sacks. He rebounded in 2019, however, missing only a meaningless Week 17, notching 8 sacks and tallying 24 QB hits. That last number tied for 11th in the league. In Dallas, Griffen immediately looks like the favorite to start at right DE opposite Demarcus Lawrence. He'll likely be available at least into DL3 range in IDP drafts. Griffen presents upside beyond that.

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Vikings DE Everson Griffin is expected to play Sunday night against he Saints, according to the team website. Griffin practiced in full all week after missing the past 5 games. It’s not yet clear how much he’ll play, and the matchup isn’t great for sack potential. So we’d try not to play Griffin in IDP lineups right away. The top-10 fantasy lineman is worth rostering in any league of decent depth and DL requirement, though.

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The Vikings announced Tuesday that DE Everson Griffen will return to the team Wednesday. He missed the past 5 games while dealing with both a knee injury and off-field issues. If Griffen proves ready to return to the lineup this week, he'll be worth considering right away for IDP purposes. We'd rather wait at least through Week 8, with a tough sack matchup against the Saints awaiting. Go ahead and add Griffen in leagues of at least moderate depth, though. He's a top-10 fantasy lineman at full strength.

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