Hercules Mata'afa
23-Year-Old Defensive EndDE
IR
Injury Knee - ACL
2018 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Hercules Mata'afa in 2018. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Signed a three-year, $1.71 million contract with the Vikings in April of 2018.
Placed on IR
DEMinnesota Vikings
Knee - ACL
June 21, 2018
Mata'afa (knee) was placed on injured reserve on Thursday, Ben Goessling of The Star Tribune reports.
ANALYSIS
Mata'afa was reportedly waived with an injury designation Wednesday, but a new league rule allowed Minnesota to place him directly on IR, keeping him under the team's control. The rookie will now focus on recovery in preparation for next season.
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Measurables Overview

(Compared to other DEs)

Height:   6' 2"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   254 lbs
BELOW AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.76 sec
ELITE
Shuttle Time:   4.37 sec
ELITE
Cone Drill:   7.24 sec
ELITE
Arm Length:   31.50 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Hand Length:   10.25 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   32 in
GREAT
Broad Jump:   108 in
GOOD
Bench Press:   26 reps
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Minnesota Vikings Team Injury Report
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Doubtful
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Waived on Wednesday
DEFree Agent
Knee - ACL
June 20, 2018
The Vikings waived Mata'afa (knee) on Wednesday, Craig Peters of the team's official site reports.
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Tears ACL during OTAs
DEMinnesota Vikings
Knee - ACL
June 6, 2018
Mata'afa suffered a torn ACL during the Vikings' OTA practice Wednesday, Courtney Cronin of ESPN.com reports.
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Moves to linebacker
DEMinnesota Vikings
May 11, 2018
Mata'afa, an undrafted free agent from Washington State, has moved to linebacker from defensive tackle in Minnesota's most recent rookie mini-camp, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
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