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Hayden Hurst

Hayden Hurst

TE - ATL

Height: 6' 4"Weight: 245 lbsAge: 27College: South Carolina

2021 Outlook

Strength of Schedule
TE Rank: 9th
Draft Rank (ECR) #207
Best / Worst #92 / #291
ADP #248

Roster %

 
Yahoo
22%
 
ESPN
3%
 
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Hurst was essentially written off completely when Kyle Pitts was drafted at No. 4 overall. While it's highly unlikely that Hurst ever provides consistent weekly fantasy production, he should be involved enough in this off-season to still be on the redraft radar. Arthur Smith will deploy a heavy amount of 2TE sets and there's the strong possibility that we see Kyle Pitts flexed out wide frequently this season. This means that Hurst will be on the field quite a bit this season and someone else in this offense will need to step up outside of Calvin Ridley and Pitts. He's not worth drafting over some of the other players at the TE position that have a more clear and defined role in their offenses, but simply monitor Hurst and his involvement as we move into the season.

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Hayden Hurst will not have fifth-year option exercised by Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons will not exercise the fifth-year option on TE Hayden Hurst, making him a free agent ahead of the 2022 season.

Fantasy Impact

This makes sense since the Falcons spent the 4th overall pick on a generational tight end in Kyle Pitts. Hurst is going to see his role as a pass-catching tight end decrease this season with Pitts working as the team’s primary pass-catching tight end. Hurst likely falls outside the top-20 tight ends this season.

Adam Koffler - 13 weeks ago
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Rankings
ECRBestWorst# of Experts
DraftTE #27TE #9TE #3691
Dynasty ----
ADP
ConsensusFantraxRTSports
Overall#248#201#292
Tight Ends#31#34#26
ECR vs ADP
Projections
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Projections (2021)
RecsRec YdsRec TdsFumblesPoints
38.5405.22.90.196.5
History
Statistics
(avgs.)
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Statistics (avgs.)
Rec YdsRec TdsRecsPoints
Last Week28148.8
Last 3 Weeks3214.39.2
Season to Date35.70.43.55.8
Game Log
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Game Log
OPPRec YdsRec TdsRecsPoints
Week 17@ TB28148.8
Week 16@ KC471510.7
Week 15vs. TB21148.1
Week 14@ LAC7010.7
Strength of Schedule
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Strength of Schedule (2021)
OppSummary
Next Gamevs. PHI11th easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesTB, NYG, WAS22nd easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)CAR, SF, DET23rd easiest opponents
Rest of Season--13th easiest remaining opponents
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Most Accurate Experts
for Hayden Hurst
Most accurate experts for Hayden Hurst
T-1.SmittyTE #20
T-1.Kyle RichardsonTE #23
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T-1.Mark RingoTE #32
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