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Tagged: T.J. Hockenson (34 Results)

Dynasty Leagues: Long-term TE rankings

In dynasty leagues, the decision making gets particularly tricky at tight end. Would you prefer a player who’s a superstar right now? Think Travis Kelce or Darren Waller? Or would you instead take a youngster who might a superstar for a lot more years? Like Kyle Pitts or T.J. Hockenson?  more »



Lions RB Swift, TE Hockenson listed on initial injury report

Detroit Lions running back D’ANDRE SWIFT and tight end T.J. HOCKENSON both appeared on the team’s initial injury report released on Wednesday. Both players were listed with injuries they have dealtMore with this summer, with Swift nursing a groin injury and Hockenson dealing with a shoulder injury. Fortunately for fantasy owners, both were able to practice in full on Wednesday and are expected to be ready for Sunday’s season opener against the San Francisco 49ers. Less

Source: Detroit Free Press

Podcast: August 20 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Jared Smola joins the podcast to walk you through the perfect fantasy draft in 2021. Sponsored by Draft Sharks.  more »



Ceiling high for Lions TE Hockenson

Detroit Lions tight end T.J. HOCKENSON said recently that he is preparing himself to be the best he can be, adding that he knows his “ceiling is high”. The Lions wideMore receiving corps is among the shallowest units in the NFL, meaning that Hockenson should have a world of opportunity heading into the upcoming season. Hockenson struggled in his rookie season but showed great potential last year. The 23-year-old is poised to make another leap in his third season. Less

Around the NFL: Darren Fells

The Lions signed Darren Fells yesterday. It's his second stint with the team; he's actually played for four different teams in the last five years. I don't think anyone hoping to select T.J. Hockenson should be terribly concerned about Fells' presence, but it is something to factor into his projection.   more »



Lions add veteran TE Hill

The Detroit Lions signed former New Orleans Saints tight end JOSH HILL over the weekend. Hill spent the past eight seasons with the Saints, where he played five years for newMore Lions head coach Dan Campbell. Hill made seven starts for New Orleans last season, catching just 8 passes for 46 yards. Hill has been a reliable blocking tight end and should fill the role left vacant by last week’s release of fellow tight end JESSE JAMES. Meanwhile, fantasy owners looking to the Lions to meet their tight end needs should continue to focus on third-year TE T.J. HOCKENSON. Less

Source: Detroit Free Press


Lions OC thinks sky is the limit for TE Hockenson

New Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Anthony Lynn is expecting big things from Pro Bowl tight end T.J. HOCKENSON heading into the upcoming 2021 season. Lynn said recently that Hockenson did someMore nice things last season, adding that he believes the “ceiling is even higher” this year. Fantasy owners should note that the tight end was a big part of Lynn’s offenses during his previous coaching stints with the Los Angeles Chargers and Buffalo Bills. Less

Source: Team Website

Podcast: November 13 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff preview Week 10 of the NFL regular season. Sponsored by RealTime Fantasy Sports.  more »


Lions TE Hockenson misses practice with toe injury

Detroit Lions tight end T.J. HOCKENSON missed Thursday’s practice due to an apparent toe injury. No details have emerged, but Hockenson has been a critical piece of the Lions offense inMore his second season. He leads the team in receptions (34) and touchdown catches (5). Fantasy owners will want to monitor his status leading up to Sunday’s game against the Washington Football Team. Less

Source: Detroit News

Factoid: Irv Smith Jr.

I have some interest in Irv Smith. He’s not as heralded as the other second-year tight ends (T.J. Hockenson, Noah Fant) but he has some of the same selling points.  more »

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Lions TE Hockenson at 100 percent, but…

Detroit Lions second-year tight end T.J. HOCKENSON, who is recovering from a season-ending ankle injury, said on Monday that he is 100 percent healthy. Hockenson, however, followed that claim by addingMore that he still notices the ankle. Hockenson started last season strong before struggling through some ups and downs and eventually suffering the season-ending injury. Less


Podcast: August 12 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff check in on the Denver Broncos, Detroit Lions and some old, old running backs. Sponsored by FanDraft and Fantasy Points.  more »



Lions remove TE Hockenson from COVID-19 reserve list

The Detroit Lions removed second-year tight end T.J. HOCKENSON from the team’s COVID-19 reserve list over the weekend. Hockenson was the team’s first-round draft pick last season, although he ended the season on injured reserve after suffering a right ankle injury on Thanksgiving.

Source: Detroit News


Lions TE Hockenson not yet 100 percent

Detroit Lions rookie tight end T.J. HOCKENSON started the 2019 season with a two-touchdown performance but finished the year with a gruesome ankle injury on Thanksgiving Day. Detroit offensive coordinator DarrellMore Bevell said this week that Hockenson is running routes, but he is not yet at 100 percent in his recovery. Bevell added that Hockenson was doing a great job with his rehab and that he was “emerging as one of the leaders” on the team. Less

Source: Team Blog

Fantasy News: T.J. Hockenson

T.J. Hockenson had a lackluster rookie season, but I’m not giving up on him. He plays a position where guys are far more likely to break out in their second season.  more »


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