2022 Tight End (TE) Red Zone Receptions

With tight ends being such a force in the red zone, the volume was one piece of the puzzle, and the next was the catching efficiency. We have seen the great scoring tight ends catch a majority of their red zone looks, and is translates in their touchdown production. Tight end touchdowns often come within the red zone, because let’s be honest, they are not the fastest guys in the world. Tight ends often seen one or two looks at most in a game, and that is on a good day, so making the most of those looks is key to touchdown production. Jimmy Graham and Zach Ertz have shown that this season, already over a combined ten. Touchdowns correlate with red zone catches, as sorting by touchdown makes that noticeable. While you may not pay much attention to tight ends, their red zone efficiency is the one to keep the closest eye on.

With tight ends being such a force in the red zone, the volume was one piece of the puzzle, and the next was the catching efficiency. We have seen the great scoring tight ends catch a majority of their red zone looks, and is translates in their touchdown production. Tight end touchdowns often come within the red zone, because let’s be honest, they are not the fastest guys in the world. Tight ends often seen one or two looks at most in a game, and that is on a good day, so making the most of those looks is key to touchdown production. Jimmy Graham and Zach Ertz have shown that this season, already over a combined ten. Touchdowns correlate with red zone catches, as sorting by touchdown makes that noticeable. While you may not pay much attention to tight ends, their red zone efficiency is the one to keep the closest eye on.

NAME RTG TEAM DEPTH Wk1 Wk2 Wk3 Wk4 Wk5 Wk6 Wk7 Wk8 Wk9 Wk10 Wk11 Wk12 Total Avg TD
Dalton Schultz
82
DAL 1 1 2 3 6 0.7 3
David Njoku
85
CLE 1 1 2 1 1 2 7 0.6 1
T.J. Hockenson
88
MIN 1 1 1 1 3 2 8 0.7 3
Travis Kelce
97
KC 1 2 1 1 2 5 2 1 1 2 17 1.5 9
Durham Smythe
67
MIA 2 1 1 2 0.1 1
Foster Moreau
73
LV 1 1 1 2 0.1 1
Grant Calcaterra
67
PHI 3 1 1 0 0
Gerald Everett
83
LAC 1 1 1 1 2 1 6 0.6 2
Ian Thomas
73
CAR 1 1 1 0 0
Jordan Akins
70
HOU 1 1 1 2 0.1 1
John Bates
67
WAS 2 1 1 0 0
Josh Oliver
67
BAL 2 1 1 2 0.1 1
Ko Kieft
67
TB 3 1 1 0 0
Mark Andrews
97
BAL 1 1 5 1 1 1 1 10 1 5
MyCole Pruitt
68
ATL 1 1 1 1 3 0.3 1
Trevon Wesco
67
CHI 3 1 1 0 0
Andrew Beck
69
DEN 2 0 0 0
Anthony Firkser
70
ATL 3 0 0 0
Austin Hooper
75
TEN 1 1 1 2 4 0.4 2
Albert Okwuegbunam
69
DEN 5 1 1 0.2 0
Armani Rogers
67
WAS 5 0 0 0
Adam Trautman
74
NO 3 1 1 0.1 0
Ben Ellefson
67
MIN 3 1 1 0.2 0
Brycen Hopkins
67
LAR 2 1 1 0.1 0
Brevin Jordan
68
HOU 3 0 0 0
Brock Wright
67
DET 1 1 1 1 3 0.3 1
Cameron Brate
72
TB 2 1 1 0.2 0
Cethan Carter
68
MIA 6 0 0 0
Connor Heyward
67
PIT 3 0 0 0
Cole Kmet
76
CHI 1 1 2 2 1 6 0.5 4
Chris Manhertz
73
JAX 4 1 1 0.1 0
Chigoziem Okonkwo
68
TEN 2 1 1 0.1 1
Cade Otton
70
TB 1 1 1 1 3 0.3 1
Colby Parkinson
68
SEA 3 0 0 0
Cole Turner
67
WAS 3 0 0 0
C.J. Uzomah
75
NYJ 2 0 0 0
Charlie Woerner
68
SF 4 0 0 0
Dan Arnold
70
JAX 2 1 1 0.1 0
Devin Asiasi
67
CIN 3 0 0 0
Daniel Bellinger
69
NYG 3 1 2 3 0.4 3
Dallas Goedert
87
PHI 4 1 1 1 2 1 6 0.7 2
Dawson Knox
82
BUF 1 1 1 1 1 4 0.4 2
Donald Parham Jr.
68
LAC 4 0 0 0
Drew Sample
71
CIN 4 1 1 0.5 0
Darren Waller
86
LV 4 1 1 2 4 0.8 1
Evan Engram
81
JAX 1 1 1 0.1 0
Eric Saubert
69
DEN 3 1 1 0.1 0
Eric Tomlinson
67
DEN 4 0 0 0
Feleipe Franks
67
ATL 4 0 0 0
Greg Dulcich
69
DEN 1 0 0 0

With tight ends being such a force in the red zone, the volume was one piece of the puzzle, and the next was the catching efficiency. We have seen the great scoring tight ends catch a majority of their red zone looks, and is translates in their touchdown production. Tight end touchdowns often come within the red zone, because let’s be honest, they are not the fastest guys in the world. Tight ends often seen one or two looks at most in a game, and that is on a good day, so making the most of those looks is key to touchdown production. Jimmy Graham and Zach Ertz have shown that this season, already over a combined ten. Touchdowns correlate with red zone catches, as sorting by touchdown makes that noticeable. While you may not pay much attention to tight ends, their red zone efficiency is the one to keep the closest eye on.