Takkarist McKinley

Takkarist McKinley Fantasy

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Height / Weight
6'2" / 265 lbs.
Date of Birth (Age)
November 2, 1995 (24)
Experience
4th Season
Drafted
2017 / Rd. 1 / Pk. 26 (ATL)
College
UCLA

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Takkarist McKinley News

Takkarist McKinley Lighter During Offseason

Atlanta Falcons defensive end Takkarist McKinley received the praise of head coach Dan Quinn after organized team activities (OTAs) and minicamp. "I think he's lighter, his speed and versatility seem ramped up. For him to go through his first offseason, as you know he missed with his left shoulder, his second year with his right shoulder. To see him lighter, faster and more explosive, that to me was someone who jumped out," Quinn said. McKinley is a huge part of what makes the Falcons defense go, and they should be improved. However, from a fantasy perspective they're still more of a No. 2 unit at this point.

Jul. 3rd • 3:56 AM
Takk McKinley Seeing Snaps At Linebacker

Atlanta Falcons defensive end Takk McKinley has spent some time at organized team activities at linebacker playing over the tight end. The 23-year-old is entering his third season in the NFL and has 13 sacks over his first two years in 31 games. The first-round pick in 2017 could be a more effective pass rusher if he's moved around, and the returning players on Atlanta's D should also help him become more effective in 2019.

May. 30th • 1:43 PM
Takkarist McKinley Returns To Practice

Atlanta Falcons defensive end Takkarist McKinley (groin) is back at practice on Friday after missing the last two days. McKinley is one of the better young pass rushers in the game and already has two sacks through the first two weeks. He's not a lock to play in Week 3 against the Saints, and if he doesn't it'll be good news for New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees.

Sep. 21st • 12:27 PM

Depth Chart

  • Offense
  • Defense
QB Matt Ryan
Matt Schaub
RB Todd Gurley II
Brian Hill
LWR Julio Jones
Christian Blake
RWR Calvin Ridley
Olamide Zaccheaus
SWR Russell Gage
Brandon Powell
TE Hayden Hurst
Jaeden Graham
LT Jake Matthews
Matt Gono
LG James Carpenter
Matt Hennessy
C Alex Mack
Justin McCray
RG Chris Lindstrom
RT Kaleb McGary
John Wetzel
LDE Takkarist McKinley
Allen Bailey
LDT Grady Jarrett
Marlon Davidson
RDT Tyeler Davison
John Cominsky
RDE Dante Fowler Jr.
Steven Means
LB Deion Jones
Foyesade Oluokun
LaRoy Reynolds
Mykal Walker
LCB A.J. Terrell
Darqueze Dennard
FS Damontae Kazee
SS Ricardo Allen
Sharrod Neasman
S Keanu Neal
Jaylinn Hawkins
RCB Isaiah Oliver
Kendall Sheffield
K Younghoe Koo