TE - FA
This Week Outlook
Rico Gathers was cut by the Browns on Tuesday morning.
Gathers was on the outside looking in for fantasy relevance. Obviously, without a team the tight end has no place on your fantasy roster. Even if he signs, he will likely stay irrelevant.
Cleveland Browns tight end Rico Gathers caught two passes for nine yards in a 21-18 preseason win over the Colts on Saturday.
Gathers made his debut in a Cleveland uniform after being signed as a free-agent earlier in the week. The former Cowboy is competing for a role behind David Njoku and Demetrius Harris.
Free-agent tight end Rico Gathers has agreed to a deal with the Cleveland Browns, according to NFL insider Adam Schefter.
Gathers was waived by the Cowboys on Wednesday and became a free agent after going unclaimed. He's currently facing a one-game suspension for violation of the NFL's substance-abuse policy.
Nick Eatman of Dallascowboys.com is reporting that Dallas has waived TE Rico Gathers.
Gathers was a converted basketball player that never made an impact despite flashing in preseasons past. He is unlikely to have a fantasy impact even if signing with a new team.
Rico Gathers has been suspended by the NFL as a result of his arrest for marijuana possession in September of 2018.
There was a time when Gathers looked like a potential dynasty stash and upside TE to roster in dynasty formats. However, he's currently irrelevant for fantasy purposes as he's buried on the Cowboys' depth chart behind Jason Witten, Blake Jarwin, and Dalton Schultz.