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TE T.J. Hockenson Detroit Lions Player Page

#88 T.J. Hockenson, TE    Fantasy Football Injury Status   Questionable - Back
Detroit Lions
Height 6' 5"
Weight 247 lbs
Age 22
Birthdate July 3rd 1997
College Iowa
Year 2019
Round 1   Pick 8
Season Statistics
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2019 Fantasy Points by Week
Recent Games
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Strength of Schedule
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Fantasy Analysis
Week 10 Projections
Hockenson had just 3 catches for 56 yards, but it was his best game in weeks. It's been an average season for the rookie and he faces a tough Bears defense this week. However, Chicago has actually been a good team to face for opposing tight ends.
Receiving: 2 Receptions, 27 Yards, 0 TD.

Season Projections
The rookie eighth overall selection is far and away the most well-rounded tight end to come out of the 2019 draft, and he provides the Lions with a much-needed every-down playmaker at the position. A two-year starter at Iowa, Hockenson used his impressive combination of size, 4.7 jets, outstanding Travis Kelce-esque athleticism and great hands to gash defenses for 14.8 yards per catch, finishing his college career with 73 receptions for 1,080 yards and nine touchdown catches. A mismatch nightmare for linebackers and defensive backs, Hockenson can operate as a traditional "inline" tight end, a "move" tight end or an H-back. Since he's also a fantastic blocker, Hockenson will see plenty of action from the get-go even if he doesn't start in Week 1. With Kenny Golladay and Marvin Jones operating on the outside, Hockenson will compete for targets in the middle against aging Danny Amendola. Hockenson's safety net, Jesse James, will see action in two-tight end sets but shouldn't vulture many looks, unless Hockenson has some early-season struggles. While Hockenson definitely will get his chances to contribute, rookie tight ends usually struggle - even the supremely talented ones. If he shines in preseason, Hockenson is worth a look as a backup.

Receiving: 20 Receptions, 248 Yards, 2 TD.

Player News
Injury Report
Week 5 - Questionable - Concussion
Week 6 - Questionable - Concussion
Week 10 - Questionable - Back

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