Ziggy Hood
Ziggy Hood
32-Year-Old Defensive TackleDT
New Orleans Saints
2019 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Ziggy Hood in 2019. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Signed a contract with the Saints in July of 2019.
Headed to New Orleans
DTNew Orleans Saints
July 24, 2019
Hood signed a contract with the Saints on Wednesday, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports.
Hood figures to provide the Saints with defensive line depth and veteran experience. The 10-year veteran appeared in 13 games between the Dolphins and Redskins in 2018, compiling nine tackles (four solo). Hood will work to earn a reserve role in New Orleans and isn't a lock to make the 53-man roster.
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Measurables Review
How do Ziggy Hood's measurables compare to other defensive tackles?
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"
305 lbs
40-Yard Dash
4.83 sec
Shuttle Time
4.55 sec
Cone Drill
7.50 sec
Vertical Jump
33.0 in
Broad Jump
108 in
Bench Press
34 reps
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
A first-round pick back in 2009, the 31-year-old Hood is merely hoping for a rotational role at this stage of his career. He's not a lock for the 53-man roster.
Hood projects to open the season as a starter at defensive tackle. Sen'Derrick Marks is expected to regain that spot once he recovers from a torn ACL, however.
After coming over from Pittsburgh, Hood will compete for time on the interior defensive line. He's played in all 16 regular season games in each of his five NFL seasons.
Hood brings some much needed stability to Pittsburgh's aging and oft-injured defensive unit, having played in every game during his four year career. He returns with a solid hold on his starting defensive end position.
After playing defensive tackle in college, Hood moved to defensive end and served as a rotational back-up in his rookie year with the Steelers. Since then, he has moved in to a starting role, although he could be pushed for playing time by Cameron Heyward.
Hood saw very little time in his first season with Pittsburgh. He will likely see his load increased a bit more in 2010, but not enough to the point that he would be up for fantasy consideration.
The Steelers' first-round draft choice from 2009 will start out being a reserve primarily at defensive end although the team said they may also at times try him at tackle. Either way, do not expect Hood to have an impact in terms of fantasy for a year or two.
More Fantasy News
Receives questionable tag
DTMiami Dolphins
December 28, 2018
Hood (hamstring) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Bills, Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald reports.
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Questionable to return
DTMiami Dolphins
December 23, 2018
Hood is questionable to return to Sunday's game with a hamstring injury, Adam H. Beasley of the Miami Herald reports.
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Active Week 16
DTMiami Dolphins
December 23, 2018
Hood (hamstring) is active for Sunday's matchup with the Jaguars.
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Absent from Wednesday's practice
DTMiami Dolphins
December 19, 2018
Hood (hamstring) did not practice Wednesday.
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Leaves game Sunday
DTMiami Dolphins
December 16, 2018
Hood left Sunday's game against the Vikings with a hamstring injury, Safid Deen of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.
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