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O.J. Howard

O.J. Howard

TE - TB - IR
Height: 6' 6"Weight: 251 lbsAge: 26College: AlabamaDrafted: #19 (1st Rd. by Tampa Bay)

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O.J. Howard: MRI confirms torn Achilles, officially out for season

O.J. Howard’s MRI confirmed that the TE tore his Achilles in Sunday’s Week 4 win over the Chargers. He is out for the season.

Fantasy Impact

As feared, Howard’s MRI results confirmed he tore his Achilles during Sunday’s Week 4 win over the Chargers. He will miss the rest of the 2020 campaign. The former first round pick hauled in 11 receptions on 19 targets for 146 yards and two touchdowns over four games in 2020. Howard will rehab and look to fully recover before the start of the 2021 campaign. Cameron Brate and Rob Gronkowski will handle tight end duties for Tampa Bay with Howard sidelined.

Brad Camara8 weeks ago
O.J. Howard scores, tears Achilles in Week 4

Buccaneers TE O.J. Howard caught 3-of-6 targets for 50 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's Week 4 win over the Chargers.

Fantasy Impact

Howard put together his best game of the year only to tear his Achilles. He is done for the rest of the season. The underwhelming Rob Gronkowski and Cameron Brate will eat up Howard's opportunities moving forward.

O.J. Howard (Achilles) out for the season per Bucs’ HC

The Buccaneers fear TE O.J. Howard tore his Achilles and is out for the season, per HC Bruce Arians.

Fantasy Impact

Howard suffered a ruptured Achilles in Sunday’s Week 4 contest against the Chargers. He is out for the season, per Buccaneers’ HC Bruce Arians. Howard hauled in 11 catches on 19 targets for 146 yards and two touchdowns across four games in 2020. Rob Gronkowski and Cameron Brate will lead the Tampa Bay’s tight end corps the rest of the year.

Brad Camara8 weeks ago
O.J. Howard (Achilles) ruled out for remainder of game

Buccaneers TE O.J. Howard (Achilles) has been ruled out for the remainder of the game against the Chargers.

Fantasy Impact

Howard played well in this one. He scored a touchdown in the second half before being carted off the field in the 4th quarter with an Achilles injury.

Adam Koffler8 weeks ago
O.J. Howard goes for 49 yards in Week 3 win

Buccaneers TE O.J. Howard caught 3-of-4 targets for 49 yards in Sunday's Week 3 win over the Broncos.

Fantasy Impact

While Gronkowski had more targets and receptions than Howard, the latter out-gained him by one yard. Similar to Bruce Araians running backs, the tight end position is that much more difficult to decipher. Both are touchdown-dependent in most fantasy matchups. Howard gets the Chargers in Week 4.