Kerry Hyder
Kerry Hyder
27-Year-Old Defensive EndDE
Dallas Cowboys
2018 Fantasy Outlook
One of the team's most welcomed surprises in 2016, Hyder is two years removed from an eight-sack campaign. However, he's also on the mend from a ruptured Achilles that cost him the entire 2017 season. These kinds of injuries, historically speaking, are known to have the potential to sap a player's explosiveness, making it uncertain that Hyder will ever return to his previous form. While there remains hope that Hyder can still be a productive player while serving in a rotational role behind Ziggy Ansah and Anthony Zettel, it's very possible we've already seen the best Hyder has to offer. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a one-year contract with the Cowboys in March of 2019.
Inks deal with Cowboys
DEDallas Cowboys
March 18, 2019
Hyder signed a contract with the Cowboys on Monday, Rob Phillips of the team's official site reports.
ANALYSIS
Hyder has appeared in 24 games (two starts) in his NFL career, accumulating 42 tackles and nine sacks in that time. He'll provide valuable depth at defensive end for the Cowboys with Randy Gregory serving an indefinite NFL suspension.
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Kerry Hyder's measurables compare to other defensive ends?
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' 2"
 
Weight
270 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
5.10 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.33 sec
 
Cone Drill
7.23 sec
 
Vertical Jump
29.5 in
 
Broad Jump
108 in
 
Bench Press
20 reps
 
Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Kerry Hyder
Team Previews: 2018 Detroit Lions
271 days ago
Logan Larson explores whether the Lions can add a competent rushing attack to a top-tier passing game.
IDP Analysis: Preseason Injury Roundup
August 16, 2017
Jim Coventry looks at key defensive players like Detroit's Kerry Hyder who are on the shelf and how their injuries will impact IDP leagues.
Streaming Defenses: Picking a Week 6 Team Defense
October 11, 2016
With a struggling Baltimore offense headed to town, the New York Giants defense makes for an excellent Week 6 streamer.
2017 Fantasy Outlook
Hyder, who came out of nowhere to post eight sacks as a rookie, was the Lions' best pass-rusher while stud DE Ezekiel Ansah struggled with an ankle injury last season. Ansah is expected to return to full health in time for the 2017 campaign, but that doesn't necessarily mean Hyder is in store for a drop in production. Ansah will command the attention of opposing offenses and second-round rookie CB Teez Tabor figures to improve coverage downfield, potentially giving Hyder more coverage-sack opportunities.
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Will not be tendered
DEDetroit Lions
March 4, 2019
Hyder isn't expected to be tendered a contract by the Lions, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
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One sack in comeback season
DEDetroit Lions
January 18, 2019
Hyder recorded six tackles and one sack in seven games during the 2018 season.
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Recovered from illness
DEDetroit Lions
December 12, 2018
Hyder (illness) was not listed on Wednesday's injury report, Tim Twentyman of the Lions' official site reports.
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Sitting out Sunday
DEDetroit Lions
Illness
December 9, 2018
Hyder has an illness and is inactive for Sunday's game against the Cardinals, Kyle Meinke of MLive.com reports.
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Full participant to open camp
DEDetroit Lions
August 1, 2018
Hyder (Achilles) has been a full participant at the onset of training camp, Michael Rothstein of ESPN.com reports.
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