Ziggy Hood
Ziggy Hood
32-Year-Old Defensive TackleDT
 Free Agent  
Free Agent
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.
$Released by the Saints in August of 2019.
Records sack in loss
DTNew Orleans Saints
August 30, 2019
Hood recorded one tackle (one solo), a sack, in the Saints' 16-13 loss to the Dolphins in Thursday's preseason finale.
ANALYSIS
Hood has played for four different teams in his 10-year career, most recently appearing in 13 contests with Washington and Miami last season. He has a chance to find a new home on a title contender if he makes the final 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.
Height
6' 3"
 
Weight
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
 
Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Ziggy Hood
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February 10, 2014
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August 7, 2011
Past Fantasy Outlooks
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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.
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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.
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Receives questionable tag
DTMiami Dolphins
Hamstring
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
Hamstring
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
Hamstring
December 19, 2018
Hood (hamstring) did not practice Wednesday.
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