Joe Haden | Cleveland Browns | DB
2012 Experience: 3rd Season
IDP Fantasy Football Outlook: Joe Haden has played better in the pros than I originally thought he would. If he continues his trend to one of the better cover corners, his IDP value will be lost. For now things hang in the balance, so let’s keep an eye on his play early in the season.
Avoid drafting Haden unless you play in a league that starts corner backs, then he would be a good CB2 option.
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Summer of 2011: Fantasy Projections
I would caution those of you that think Joe Haden is going to continue to progress for IDP fantasy leagues. While I do believe he can play better in various areas of his game, I’m not solid he will get back to his six interceptions from a year ago, but he may have a better tackle total because he’s still in his second year, and the Browns defense should be on the field a good amount of time.
That said, I would shy away from Haden in dynasty leagues because if he delivers on his expectations of being a true No.1 corner, opposing quarterbacks won’t throw the football his way, and that will kill his opportunity to be a starter in IDP leagues. For now, Haden is still a worthy No.2 corner to have on your squad, just make sure he’s adding enough tackles (lets say around five a game average) to make it worth him staying in your lineup.
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2010 IDP Fantasy Football Outlook
The Browns took some heat for taking Joe Haden with the seventh overall pick at the NFL draft. Some early reports say that Haden struggled in OTA’s and may not make for the best corner. It’s a little early to tell what player Haden will be but if he starts this season offenses will throw the football his way a lot with Sheldon Brown on the other side. This could make him a decent IDP option for your team as a rookie.