Nick Perry
Nick Perry
29-Year-Old LinebackerLB
 Free Agent  
Free Agent
2019 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Nick Perry in 2019. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Released by the Packers in March of 2019.
Visiting Pacific Northwest
LBFree Agent
March 25, 2019
Perry will take a free-agent visit to Seattle some time this week, Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports.
Perry had spent the past seven seasons in Green Bay but was cut this offseason by the team to make room for other acquisitions. The USC product has has never played a full 16-game season in his career but seems to be fully healthy this offseason. The Seahawks could add Perry to their linebacker corps, as the team awaits the fate of Mychal Kendricks (lower leg), who could face jail time after pleading guilty to insider trading.
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Measurables Review
How do Nick Perry'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.
6' 3"
265 lbs
40-Yard Dash
4.55 sec
Shuttle Time
4.66 sec
Cone Drill
7.25 sec
Vertical Jump
38.5 in
Broad Jump
124 in
Bench Press
35 reps
Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Nick Perry
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Game Spotlight: Seattle vs. Green Bay
340 days ago
With Chris Carson back in the starting lineup against a beat up Green Bay defense, the runner figures to be the good kind of chalk on single-game slates.
IDP Analysis: Week 10 Matchups
349 days ago
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Gameday Injuries: Week 4
Gameday Injuries: Week 4
September 30, 2018
September 30, 2018
Juan Carlos Blanco guides you through a Week 4 injury report that has no shortage of key names and provides you the latest updates as of early Sunday morning.
NFL Game Previews: Chiefs-Broncos
September 27, 2018
Erik Siegrist analyzes the Monday matchup as Patrick Mahomes looks to keep the good times rolling against the Broncos.
Past Fantasy Outlooks
Perry registered a career-high 11 sacks in just 14 games in 2016, and the Packers signed him to a lengthy extension to remain the team's top pass rusher. However, as has been the case frequently in Perry's six-year career - just once has he played more than 14 games - he was slowed by injuries and finished the year with just seven sacks, including none after Week 9. Seven sacks over the eight games the Packers played up to that point is actually pretty impressive, but the lack of production after that - coupled with the health issues - is worrisome. The Packers designed Perry's contract to get out of it after 2018 if needed, so he is going to turn things around at least to some degree in order to avoid possibly being a cap casualty.
2016 was a breakout year for Perry, who set career highs in several categories, most importantly tackles and sacks. He dealt with the injury bug again like he has frequently during his career, but the Packers were willing to overlook that and sign him to a multi-year extension during the offseason. When -- if -- healthy, Perry is now one of the top pass-rushers in the league.
Perry may not ever be able to shed the bust label he's been tagged with since flopping as a first-round draft pick, but he proved enough in 2015 to earn another contract with Green Bay and figures to return in a role off the edge. However, he is unlikely to earn enough playing time to warrant IDP consideration.
Perry can expect to see plenty of snaps at the outside linebacker position with Clay Matthews likely spending running downs at inside linebacker. While Perry has struggled with injury and inconsistent play, the Packers are hoping for a breakout season from the former first round pick. He showed flashes of his potential at points in 2014, and could carry that into more consistent production in the 2015 season.
Perry played in just 11 games for the Packers in 2013, recording 28 tackles (20 solo) along with four sacks while missing five games with various injuries. The 2012 first-round draft pick has struggled to stay on the field for the Packers, also playing in only six games in his rookie season before suffering a torn ACL. Since Perry hasn’t filled the pass-rushing role opposite Clay Matthews as the team had hoped, the Packers brought in Julius Peppers in the offseason to fill the void. The move will impact Perry directly, as Peppers will likely slide into the outside linebacker slot while Perry will be largely relegated to backup duties. His numbers for 2014 should decline further from the first two seasons, but with Peppers playing the “elephant” spot for the Packers, consisting of him playing in multiple positions, Perry could still see the field in certain packages.
Perry will line up as a starter at outside linebacker opposite Clay Matthews. He played in six games last season, before being placed on injured reserve with wrist and knee injuries. He could provide a strong pass-rushing presence with attention focused on Matthews.
The 2012 first round draft pick is expected to start at outside linebacker opposite Clay Matthews. In 2011, the Packers' defense struggled, and much of that blame fell on the shoulders of those playing the outside linebacker role that Perry is stepping into. With many defenses likely to key in on Matthews, Perry should have plenty of opportunities to make his mark as a force in the pass rush.
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Sheds injury designation
LBFree Agent
March 12, 2019
Perry was released by the Packers without any injury stipulation on Tuesday, Rob Demovsky of reports.
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Cut after being replaced
LBFree Agent
March 12, 2019
The Packers are releasing Perry (knee), Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports.
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Uncertain to remain in Green Bay
LBGreen Bay Packers
February 7, 2019
Perry (knee) is a candidate to be released this offseason, Rob Demovsky of ESPN reports.
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Lands on injured reserve
LBGreen Bay Packers
November 24, 2018
Perry (knee) was placed on injured reserve Saturday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.
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Ruled out again
LBGreen Bay Packers
November 23, 2018
Perry (knee) is ruled out for Sunday's game against the Vikings, Michael Cohen of The Athletic reports.
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