2021 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 Total Avg TD
Ricky Seals-Jones
69
WAS 2 1 1 0 0
Antony Auclair
67
HOU 4 0 0 0
Anthony Firkser
72
TEN 1 0 0 0
Austin Hooper
85
CLE 1 1 1 1 0
Albert Okwuegbunam
69
DEN 2 2 2 2 1
Adam Trautman
75
NO 1 0 0 0
Blake Bell
67
KC 3 0 0 0
Brandon Dillon
67
MIN 4 0 0 0
Blake Jarwin
71
DAL 2 0 0 0
Cameron Brate
74
TB 2 0 0 0
Cethan Carter
72
MIA 5 0 0 0
Chris Herndon
67
MIN 2 0 0 0
Cole Kmet
72
CHI 1 0 0 0
Chris Manhertz
70
JAX 2 0 0 0
Colin Thompson
67
CAR 4 0 0 0
C.J. Uzomah
69
CIN 1 0 0 0
Charlie Woerner
67
SF 3 0 0 0
Dan Arnold
72
CAR 1 0 0 0
Daniel Brown
67
NYJ 4 0 0 0
Derek Carrier
67
LV 3 0 0 0
Dominique Dafney
67
GB 4 0 0 0
Darrell Daniels
67
ARI 3 0 0 0
Darren Fells
73
DET 2 0 0 0
Dallas Goedert
81
PHI 1 2 2 2 1
Demetrius Harris
71
ARI 2 0 0 0
Dawson Knox
77
BUF 1 0 0 0
David Njoku
81
CLE 2 1 1 1 0
Donald Parham Jr.
67
LAC 2 0 0 0
Drew Sample
68
CIN 2 0 0 0
Dalton Schultz
76
DAL 1 0 0 0
Durham Smythe
68
MIA 2 0 0 0
Darren Waller
93
LV 1 3 3 3 1
Eric Ebron
85
PIT 1 0 0 0
Eric Saubert
67
DEN 3 0 0 0
Eric Tomlinson
67
BAL 3 0 0 0
Foster Moreau
69
LV 2 0 0 0
Gerald Everett
76
SEA 1 1 1 1 1
Garrett Griffin
67
NO 3 0 0 0
George Kittle
95
SF 1 0 0 0
Geoff Swaim
67
TEN 2 0 0 0
Harrison Bryant
68
CLE 3 0 0 0
Hunter Henry
87
NE 2 0 0 0
Hayden Hurst
76
ATL 2 1 1 1 0
Hunter Long
67
MIA 4 0 0 0
Ian Thomas
70
CAR 2 0 0 0
Jordan Akins
77
HOU 1 0 0 0
John Bates
68
WAS 3 0 0 0
Jared Cook
81
LAC 1 1 1 1 0
Josiah Deguara
67
GB 3 0 0 0
Jack Doyle
75
IND 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.