Ben Gedeon
Ben Gedeon
24-Year-Old LinebackerLB
Minnesota Vikings
2018 Fantasy Outlook
Gedeon, a 2017 fourth-rounder, earned a weakside linebacker role last year in the preseason, ultimately logging nine starts. However, because the 6-foot-2, 244-pounder tended to come off the field whenever the Vikings went to one of their nickel packages, Gedeon played less snaps than a typical starter would. Nevertheless, winning a starting job out of the gate as a rookie was an impressive feat, and Gedeon will have room to grow during the final three years of his first NFL contract. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a four-year, $3.03 million contract with the Vikings in May of 2017.
Clears concussion protocol
LBMinnesota Vikings
November 30, 2018
Gedeon cleared the concussion protocol Friday, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Gedeon sat out last week's win over the Packers due to a concussion, but he has now cleared the league-mandated protocol and is on track to suit up Sunday against the Patriots. The second-year linebacker will fill his usual role as weak-side linebacker.
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Measurables Review
How do Ben Gedeon'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' 2"
244 lbs
40-Yard Dash
4.75 sec
Shuttle Time
4.13 sec
Cone Drill
6.98 sec
Vertical Jump
34.5 in
Broad Jump
119 in
Bench Press
27 reps
Hand Length
10.00 in
Arm Length
32.63 in
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Unavailable Week 12
LBMinnesota Vikings
November 23, 2018
Gedeon (concussion) was ruled out for Sunday's game against Green Bay.
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Dealing with concussion
LBMinnesota Vikings
November 21, 2018
Gedeon didn't practice Wednesday due to a concussion.
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Five tackles in Sunday's win
LBMinnesota Vikings
September 10, 2018
Gedeon had five tackles (four solo) in Sunday's win over the 49ers, tying a career high.
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Records 37 tackles in rookie season
LBMinnesota Vikings
January 25, 2018
Gedeon racked up 37 tackles this past season, while playing in all 16 of Minnesota's games.
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Starts at weak-side linebacker
LBMinnesota Vikings
September 12, 2017
Gedeon started at weak-side linebacker but had just two tackles in Monday's win over the Saints. He played just 16 of 62 snaps on defense.
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