David Njoku

David Njoku

TE - CLE
Height: 6' 4"Weight: 246 lbsAge: 22College: Miami (FL)Drafted: #29 (1st Rd. by Cleveland)

Week 7 Outlook

CLE @ TB
Sun 1:00pm ET
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Week Rank (ECR) TE #5
Projection 8.2 pts

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He finally found the end zone, but it was only a matter of time. He's now about to go on a rampage, and it starts this week against the Bucs who don't have a safety who can cover him. They've played five games, and they've allowed at least 16.6 PPR points to four of those tight ends, including Austin Hooper's 22.1-point performance last week. They've allowed almost 2.5 more fantasy points per game than the next closest team, and it's not due to a whole bunch of targets, either, as there are nine teams who've seen more targets. They had Chris Conte go to injured reserve, which forced them to go to rookie Jordan Whitehead, who is 5-foot-10 and was always a bit small in his NFL projection. The other safety he'll see in coverage is Justin Evans, who has really struggled in coverage, allowing an 88.2 percent catch-rate, including two touchdowns on his last 10 targets in coverage. Njoku is a must-play TE1 who should be cash-game viable, as he's caught 18 passes the last three weeks.

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David Njoku scores 15-yard touchdown

Cleveland Browns tight end David Njoku turned in a solid game in his team's 26-23 loss to the Buccaneers in Week 7. Njoku caught four passes for 52 yards and a touchdown.

Fantasy Impact

Njoku has now scored in two straight contests. He has emerged as one of Baker Mayfield's favorite targets and is primed for a big second half. He will face the Steelers in Week 8.

Matthew Terelle - 2 days ago
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Projections
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RecsRec YdsRec TdsFumblesPoints
4.653.10.508.2
History
Statistics
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Rec YdsRec TdsRecsPoints
Last Week5214-
Last 3 Weeks58.70.75.76.1
Season to Date42.40.34.44.4
Game Log
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OPPRec YdsRec TdsRecsPoints
Week 7@ TB5214-
Week 6vs. LAC551711.5
Week 5vs. BAL69066.9
Week 4@ OAK52055.2
Strength of Schedule
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OppSummary
Next Game@ TB1st easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesPIT, KC, ATL3rd easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)CAR, DEN, CIN5th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--1st easiest remaining opponents