Tahir Whitehead

Tahir Whitehead Fantasy

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Height / Weight
6'1" / 233 lbs.
Date of Birth (Age)
April 2, 1990 (30)
Experience
9th Season
Drafted
2012 / Rd. 5 / Pk. 138 (DET)
College
Temple

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Tahir Whitehead News

Panthers Give Tahir Whitehead A One-Year Deal

The Carolina Panthers agreed to a one-year, $2.5 million deal with linebacker Tahir Whitehead on Monday, according to a source. The deal contains $1.45 million in guarantees. Whitehead spent the last two seasons with the Raiders, and he had 108 tackles (79 solo), six tackles for loss, one QB hit and one pass defensed in a full 16 games. The soon-to-be 30-year-old has played a full season in each of the last three years and has over 100 combined tackles in each of the last four years with Oakland and Detroit. He's not the best coverage linebacker in the passing game, but he should help Carolina improve on their run defense, which was one of the worst in the league in 2019.

Mar. 23rd • 2:17 PM
Raiders Sign Tahir Whitehead

The Oakland Raiders signed free-agent linebacker Tahir Whitehead on Thursday. The soon-to-be 28-year-old had a great year in Detroit in 2017, posting 110 tackles, one sack, four fumble recoveries and an interception, and that came after a career-high 132 tackles in 2016. He's a fine acquisition for new head coach Jon Gruden's defense, and Whitehead should be a three-down linebacker in the middle of the defense. Keep his name in mind for IDP leagues.

Mar. 15th • 9:10 PM
Tahir Whitehead Visiting With Raiders

Free-agent cornerback Tahir Whitehead is visiting with the Oakland Raiders, according to a source. Whitehead would figure to be a three-down linebacker in Oakland after back-to-back seasons with over 100 tackles for the Detroit Lions. The 27-year-old had 110 tackles, one sack, four fumble recoveries and one interception in 2017.

Mar. 15th • 10:45 AM

Depth Chart

  • Offense
  • Defense
QB Teddy Bridgewater
P.J. Walker
RB Christian McCaffrey
Reggie Bonnafon
LWR D.J. Moore
Seth Roberts
RWR Curtis Samuel
Brandon Zylstra
SWR Robby Anderson
Pharoh Cooper
TE Ian Thomas
Chris Manhertz
LT Russell Okung
Greg Little
LG John Miller
Branden Bowen
C Matt Paradis
Tyler Larsen
RG Dennis Daley
Michael Schofield III
RT Taylor Moton
Matt Kaskey
LDE Stephen Weatherly
Yetur Gross-Matos
NT Derrick Brown
Woodrow Hamilton
RDE Kawann Short
Chris Smith
LOLB Brian Burns
Jason Ferris
LILB Shaq Thompson
Jermaine Carter
RILB Tahir Whitehead
Andre Smith
ROLB Marquis Haynes
Christian Miller
LCB Donte Jackson
Cole Luke
SS Jeremy Chinn
Juston Burris
FS Tre Boston
Quin Blanding
RCB Eli Apple
Corn Elder
K Joey Slye
Graham Gano