Ahkello Witherspoon
Ahkello Witherspoon
24-Year-Old CornerbackCB
San Francisco 49ers
2019 Fantasy Outlook
Witherspoon really struggled in a starting role opposite Richard Sherman last season, as his side of the field was constantly being picked on by opposing offenses. The 23-year-old's shortcomings led to the front office going out and acquiring veteran corner Jason Verrett, who figures to replace Witherspoon in the starting lineup when healthy. With K'waun Williams occupying the slot, Witherspoon could begin the year as a fourth/backup corner after faltering as a starter last year. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a four-year, $3.88 million contract with 49ers in April of 2017.
Ready for Sunday's contest
CBSan Francisco 49ers
November 17, 2019
Witherspoon (foot) is active for Sunday's game against the Cardinals, Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
ANALYSIS
As expected, Witherspoon avoided a setback and will gear up for the divisional matchup. This will be his first outing since Week 3, and the third-year pro should slide back into a starting role. Over the first three games, Witherspoon posted nine tackles, five pass breakups and a pick-six.
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Snap Distribution / Depth Chart
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Measurables Review
How do Ahkello Witherspoon's measurables compare to other cornerbacks?
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
195 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.45 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.13 sec
 
Cone Drill
6.93 sec
 
Vertical Jump
40.5 in
 
Broad Jump
127 in
 
Hand Length
9.68 in
 
Arm Length
33.00 in
 
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2018 Fantasy Outlook
Witherspoon played 12 games in his rookie campaign and finished with 32 tackles, seven pass breakups and two interceptions. He's expected to be a starter in 2018, but his numbers don't shout IDP asset. Take a pass on Witherspoon unless he shatters expectations in the preseason.
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Expected to suit up Sunday
CBSan Francisco 49ers
Foot
November 15, 2019
Witherspoon (foot) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Cardinals, Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com reports.
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Practices in limited fashion
CBSan Francisco 49ers
Foot
November 13, 2019
Witherspoon (foot) was a limited practice participant Wednesday.
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Sitting out MNF
CBSan Francisco 49ers
Foot
November 11, 2019
Witherspoon (foot) is officially listed as inactive for Monday's game against the Seahawks.
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Questionable for Monday
CBSan Francisco 49ers
Foot
November 9, 2019
Witherspoon (foot/quadriceps) is officially questionable for Monday's matchup against the Seahawks after practicing on a limited basis Saturday.
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Won't play Week 9
CBSan Francisco 49ers
Foot
October 30, 2019
Witherspoon (foot) was ruled out for Thursday's game against the Cardinals.
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