Kyler Fackrell
Kyler Fackrell
27-Year-Old LinebackerLB
Green Bay Packers
Questionable
Injury Shoulder
Thu Practice: Limited
2019 Fantasy Outlook
After two non-descript seasons to begin his career, Fackrell broke out in 2018, more than doubling his career sack total with 10.5 sacks. The Packers still elected to heavily address the rush linebacker position during the offseason, adding both Za'Darius Smith and Preston Smith via free agency while selecting Rashan Gary 12th overall. Fackrell's showing last season figures to keep him in the mix at the position, but it's unlikely his snap count increases, and it will be hard for him to match last year's sack total if he does not secure a spot in the starting lineup. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a four-year, $3.13 million contract with the Packers in May of 2016.
Working as backup
LBGreen Bay Packers
September 6, 2019
Fackrell had two tackles in Thursday's victory over the Bears.
ANALYSIS
Fackrell broke out in 2018 with 10.5 sacks, but that did not stop the Packers from adding two high-priced pass rushers in Za'Darius Smith and Preston Smith, and both played extensively Thursday while Fackrell was on the field for just 23 snaps. Fackrell will presumably remain behind both players on the depth chart as long as they stay healthy, and he could eventually lose more snaps to first-round pick Rashan Gary, who was on the field for just six plays Thursday.
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Snap Distribution / Depth Chart
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Measurables Review
How do Kyler Fackrell's measurables compare to other linebackers?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
Height
6' 5"
 
Weight
245 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.72 sec
 
Vertical Jump
34.5 in
 
Broad Jump
121 in
 
Bench Press
15 reps
 
Hand Length
10.13 in
 
Arm Length
33.25 in
 
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
2018
2016
Fackrell was mainly a part-time player in 2017 for the second year in a row, but he did up his production later in the campaign, totaling 17 tackles and all three of his sacks over the final seven games. He will head into Week 1 in the same role as last year, but could find himself more involved at some point given the injury histories of starting OLBs Clay Matthews and Nick Perry.
Fackrell appears to be more of a long-term project for the Packers than immediate contributor. At press time, he is buried under not only Clay Matthews, Nick Perry and Julius Peppers on the teams OLB depth chart, but also the likes ofDatone Jones, Jayrone Elliott and street free agent Lerentee McCray. Ultimately, Fackrell doesn't seem poised for significant playing time in 2016 and can be completely forgotten in IDP leagues.
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Finishes with 10.5 sacks
LBGreen Bay Packers
December 31, 2018
Fackrell recorded a sack in Sunday's loss to the Lions and finished 2018 with 10.5 sacks over 16 games.
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Continues to impress as pass rusher
LBGreen Bay Packers
December 24, 2018
Fackrell recorded two tackles (one solo) and one sack during Sunday's victory over the Jets.
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Tallies three sacks in loss
LBGreen Bay Packers
November 16, 2018
Fackrell had six tackles (five solo) and three sacks in Thursday's 27-24 loss to the Seahawks.
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Picks up sack No. 5
LBGreen Bay Packers
November 13, 2018
Fackrell tallied four solo tackles and a sack in Sunday's victory over the Dolphins.
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Three sacks in win
LBGreen Bay Packers
October 1, 2018
Fackrell recorded four tackles (all solo), including three sacks, in Sunday's win over Buffalo.
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