Joseph Ossai

22-Year-Old Defensive EndDE
Questionable
Injury Knee - Meniscus
Est. Return 8/1/2022
2022 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Joseph Ossai in 2022. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
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$Signed a four-year, $5.19 million contract with the Bengals in June of 2021.
Likely out until training camp
DECincinnati Bengals
Knee - Meniscus
May 17, 2022
Bengals head coach Zac Taylor said Tuesday that Ossai had another procedure done on his knee "to help the process" and will be sidelined for "a couple more weeks," Paul Dehner Jr. of The Athletic reports.
ANALYSIS
Ossai had surgery on his meniscus during training camp and was sidelined for his entire rookie season. It's concerning that the knee is still causing the 2021 third-round pick issues, but his coach remained optimistic by saying, "he's certainly on track to be able to play in training camp and be able to do some good things for us."
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#% of Team Snaps

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79656%
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23116%
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Joseph Ossai's measurables compare to other defensive ends?
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.
* All metrics are from his Pro Day (not the combine).
Height
6' 4"
 
Weight
256 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.62 sec
 
Vertical Jump
41.5 in
 
Broad Jump
131 in
 
Bench Press
19 reps
 
Hand Length
9.38 in
 
Arm Length
33.88 in
 
Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Joseph Ossai
NFL Draft: Final Two-Round Mock
April 28, 2021
If Justin Fields falls from the top four the descent could prove brief, if only thanks to trade possibilities at picks No. 7 (Detroit) and No. 8 (Carolina).
NFL Draft: First Round Prop Bets
April 28, 2021
John McKechnie and Joe Bartel take a look at the first round of the upcoming NFL Draft through a betting lens and identify their favorite props for Thursday's first round. Will Justin Fields really slide?
NFL Draft: Three Prop Bets
April 16, 2021
Travis Etienne should probably have even odds with Najee Harris to be the first running back drafted, but odds generally mark Harris as the safe favorite.
NFL Draft: Three-Round Mock
April 13, 2021
The Dolphins are loaded with draft ammo and are likely to send Tua Tagovailoa into much more favorable circumstances in 2021.
NFL Draft: Two-Round Mock
NFL Draft: Two-Round Mock
March 31, 2021
March 31, 2021
He might not go in the first round, but Rondale Moore would be a great pickup for Jacksonville in the early second.
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Lands on IR
DECincinnati Bengals
Knee - Meniscus
September 1, 2021
The Bengals placed Ossai (knee) on injured reserve Tuesday.
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Will have surgery this week
DECincinnati Bengals
Knee - Meniscus
August 22, 2021
Ossai is slated to have knee surgery this week for a meniscus injury that is feared to be season-ending, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.
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Injures wrist Saturday
DECincinnati Bengals
Wrist
August 15, 2021
Ossai injured his right wrist in the third quarter of Saturday's preseason game against the Buccaneers and did not return, Ben Baby of ESPN.com reports.
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Adds edge help for Cincinnati
DECincinnati Bengals
April 30, 2021
The Bengals selected Ossai in the third round of the 2021 NFL Draft, 69th overall.
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