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Eric Ebron

Eric Ebron

Height: 6' 4"Weight: 253 lbsAge: 27College: North CarolinaDrafted: #10 (1st Rd. by Detroit)

Week 2 Outlook

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Week Rank (ECR) TE #18
Projection 4.3 pts


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The Steelers ran more 2TE sets than I anticipated in Week 1 and it led to Ebron playing a solid 40-of-64 snaps. That's more than I expected, though the production was spot on. Ebron saw just two targets (the same as McDonald) that resulted in one catch for 18 yards. Roethlisberger threw the ball just 32 times, so there wasn't a lot of volume, but just four targets to the position isn't going to do anyone anything in fantasy. The Broncos allowed just 1.59 PPR points per target to tight ends last year, which ranked as the sixth-highest number, but they also saw 129 targets, which in turn led to them allowing the 12th-most fantasy points to the position. We saw the Titans complete 7-of-10 passes to their tight ends last week for 75 yards and a touchdown, but again, that's 10 targets, something we can't see with Ebron and McDonald right now, especially knowing how good the matchups are for the Steelers' wide receivers this week. Ebron is certainly my preferred option of the two, but he's just a touchdown-dependent TE2.

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Eric Ebron catches one pass

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Eric Ebron caught 1-of-2 passes for 18 yards in a 26-16 win over the Giants in Week 1.

Fantasy Impact

Ebron's lack of involvement in the passing game was disappointing, to say the least. The veteran tight end should get more involved going forward, especially in the red zone, but he's just a low-end TE2 in fantasy for now. He will face Denver next week.

Matthew Terelle - 4 days ago
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Grades are assigned to 220 fantasy-relevant players to provide quick and easily-digestible advice and analysis for Week 2.
by Zachary Hanshew in FantasySep 18, 2020
ECRBestWorst# of Experts
Week 2TE #18TE #10TE #29134
Rest of Season TE #20TE #19TE #223
Dynasty TE #22TE #16TE #3521
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Statistics (avgs.)
Rec YdsRec TdsRecsPoints
Last Week18011.8
Season to Date18011.8
Game Log
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Game Log
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Week 1@ NYG18011.8
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Strength of Schedule (2020)
Next Gamevs. DEN3rd easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesHOU, TEN, PHI2nd easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)BUF, CIN, IND28th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--1st easiest remaining opponents
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T-1.Greg SmithTE #24
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