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TE C.J. Uzomah Cincinnati Bengals Player Page

#87 C.J. Uzomah, TE - 09-20 Injured Reserve: Achilles Expected back 2021 NFL Season
Cincinnati Bengals
Height 6' 6"
Weight 260 lbs
Age 27
Birthdate January 14th 1993
College Auburn
Year 2015
Round 5   Pick 21
Season Statistics
-- Receiving ---- Rushing --
YEARGPRCPTYARDSTDATTYARDSTD
20151140000
20168252341000
2017910921000
201816434393000
201913272422000
202028871000
2020 Fantasy Points by Week
Last Game
-- Receiving ---- Rushing --
WeekRCPTYARDSTDATTYARDSTDPTS
14450000
24421000
Strength of Schedule
Strength of Schedule is calculated from the opponents projected fantasy points allowed for the TE position. The easiest rating is 1 which gives the player the advantage against the defense and indicates an easy opponent, the most difficult rating is 10 which gives the defense the advantage and indicates a tough opponent.
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Season Projections
Known mainly for his blocking skills and durability, Uzomah flashed some respectable pass-catching prowess two seasons ago. He racked up some modest career-high stats and a fantasy TE18 campaign thanks in part to injury-prone Tyler Eifert (Jaguars) missing 12 games due to a bum ankle. Eifert returned last season, however, which explained a 37 percent drop in Uzomah's targets and his fantasy TE40 ranking. With Eifert gone and second-year blocking specialist Drew Sample as the main competition for targets, Uzomah will open the season atop the depth chart as the Bengals' top pass-catcher at the position by default. The 27-year-old Uzomah is a short-area target. He lacks elite athleticism (career 9.5 yards per catch), lacks a nose for the end zone (seven scoring grabs in five seasons) and lacks the ability to operate as a true No. 1 tight end. Granted, he'll have some safety valve appeal for rookie Joe Burrow in an offense that likely will be in frequent shootouts, but don't expect Uzomah to draw heavy target loads in a receiver corps that includes a now-healthy A.J. Green, Tyler Boyd, Auden Tate, big rookie second-rounder Tee Higgins and Joe Mixon.


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- 09-20 Injured Reserve: Achilles Expected back 2021 NFL Season
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