B.J. Goodson
B.J. Goodson
26-Year-Old LinebackerLB
Green Bay Packers
2019 Fantasy Outlook
Goodson is the favorite to win the right inside linebacker job out of camp, but fifth-round rookie Ryan Connelly could push him for the job at some point this season. Goodson is a modest source of tackles, and he had two picks last year. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a four-year, $2.92 million contract with the Giants in June of 2016.
Gets hurt Sunday
LBGreen Bay Packers
Neck
October 6, 2019
Goodson was forced out of Sunday's game versus the Cowboys with a neck injury.
ANALYSIS
Goodson was hurt on kickoff coverage to open the second half. It's unlikely he returns to the game, and Oren Burks was his replacement at inside linebacker. Expect Goodson to be evaluated Monday to give us an idea of his status for Week 6's game versus the Lions.
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Snap Distribution / Depth Chart
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2019 B.J. Goodson Split Stats
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Measurables Review
How do B.J. Goodson'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' 1"
 
Weight
241 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.69 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.51 sec
 
Cone Drill
7.05 sec
 
Vertical Jump
34.5 in
 
Broad Jump
118 in
 
Bench Press
30 reps
 
Hand Length
10.00 in
 
Arm Length
33.25 in
 
Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring B.J. Goodson
IDP Analysis: Draft-Day Tiebreakers for Linebackers
68 days ago
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Gameday Injuries: Week 14
314 days ago
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Gameday Injuries: Week 13
321 days ago
Juan Carlos Blanco guides you through a Week 13 injury report replete with big names and several potential game-time decisions as of early Sunday morning.
IDP Analysis: Week 2 Matchups
IDP Analysis: Week 2 Matchups
September 10, 2018
September 10, 2018
Jim Coventry says that playing on their home field should put the Saints in position to make the Browns one-dimensional on offense, which should help Trey Hendrickson have a productive performance as a pass rusher.
Team Previews: 2018 New York Giants
July 26, 2018
Chris Liss inspects how the Giants have rebooted around Eli Manning, a healthy Odell Beckham and rookie Saquon Barkley.
Past Fantasy Outlooks
2018
2017
2016
Goodson is the favorite to start at inside linebacker alongside newly signed Alec Ogletree in the team's new 3-4 alignment. It's likely Ogletree will see more snaps and lead the team in tackles, but Goodson could be useful if he secures the early-down work.
A fourth-round pick last year, Goodson barely saw the field. This year, he'll vie for the Giants starting middle linebacker job in camp, and he's even seeing work in nickel packages. Should he impress, he could stay on the field a good deal of the time and be a nice source of tackles.
Fourth-round draft pick, competing for snaps at linebacker, but it's a crowded, if unimpressive, field.
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Heading to Green Bay
LBGreen Bay Packers
September 2, 2019
The Giants dealt Goodson to the Packers on Monday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
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Makes preseason appearance
LBNew York Giants
Hamstring
August 17, 2019
Goodson logged two tackles (one solo) in Friday's preseason game against the Bears.
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Out with hamstring injury
LBNew York Giants
Hamstring
August 1, 2019
Goodson is not practicing due to a hamstring injury he suffered in Wednesday's practice, Art Stapleton of The Bergen Record reports.
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Leads team in tackles
LBNew York Giants
December 17, 2018
Goodson recorded nine tackles and a pass defensed across 46 defensive snaps in Sunday's loss to the Titans.
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Active Sunday
LBNew York Giants
December 9, 2018
Goodson (neck) is active for Sunday's game at Washington.
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