player-picture
  • TE
  • T.J. Hockenson

  • Detroit Lions
  • Age24
  • CollegeIowa
  • DraftedRD 1, PK 8 (2019)
Height6-5
Weight251

Preseason

Player Rankings
Overall Rank #53
High Overall Rank #42
Low Overall Rank #85
TE Rank #4
High TE Rank #4
Low TE Rank #7

T.J. Hockenson made progress in his sophomore season in 2020, catching 67 passes for 723 yards and six touchdowns. While that was good for a TE5 fantasy season, he still provided very little in terms of a week-to-week advantage at the position, averaging just 45 receiving yards per game. As he enters his age-24 season, the big question is how much more Hockenson is capable of. He is a good athlete but not a freakish physical specimen like Darren Waller or some of the league's other elite producers. Still, he had a skill set that enticed the Lions to select him eighth-overall in the 2019 draft and looks to be on an upward trajectory. One thing working in Hockenson's favor is the utter lack of competition for targets. He enters 2021 as the clear top option in the Lions passing game, which means he could see more than the 101 targets he earned in 2020. If Hockenson's development stalls out, he is still a mid-tier TE1. However, there is clearly potential for more and that combination of solid floor and upside makes him a strong draft target once the elite tight ends are off the board.

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T.J. Hockenson's percentile rank in each category, among s with more than 50 fantasy points.

Week Matchup
1 vs San Francisco 49ers
2 @ Green Bay Packers
3 vs Baltimore Ravens
4 @ Chicago Bears
5 @ Minnesota Vikings
6 vs Cincinnati Bengals
7 @ Los Angeles Rams
8 vs Philadelphia Eagles
9 Bye Week
10 @ Pittsburgh Steelers
11 @ Cleveland Browns
12 vs Chicago Bears
13 vs Minnesota Vikings
14 @ Denver Broncos
15 vs Arizona Cardinals
16 @ Atlanta Falcons
17 @ Seattle Seahawks
18 vs Green Bay Packers
YR TM G TGT REC RecYD Y/Rec RecTD Rank VBD ADP
2019 DET 12 59 32 367 11.5 2 32 17
2020 DET 16 101 67 723 10.8 6 5 16 14
Total 28 160 99 1090 22.3 8 16
YR WK OPP oSNAP TARG REC YD TD
2020 1 CHI 50 5 5 56 1
2020 2 GB 41 4 4 62 0
2020 3 ARI 55 7 4 53 0
2020 4 NO 46 4 2 9 1
2020 6 JAX 46 5 2 17 1
2020 7 ATL 44 6 5 59 1
2020 8 IND 45 10 7 65 0
2020 9 MIN 57 8 5 39 1
2020 10 WAS 39 4 2 13 0
2020 11 CAR 37 7 4 68 0
2020 12 HOU 60 8 5 89 0
2020 13 CHI 53 9 7 84 0
2020 14 GB 57 11 6 43 1
2020 15 TEN 52 4 2 18 0
2020 16 TB 46 6 4 23 0
2020 17 MIN 39 3 3 25 0
2020 MIN 767 101 67 723 6
2019 1 ARI 64 9 6 131 1
2019 2 LAC 48 3 1 7 0
2019 3 PHI 42 4 1 1 0
2019 4 KC 42 3 3 27 1
2019 6 GB 33 6 4 21 0
2019 7 MIN 51 5 3 32 0
2019 8 NYG 42 1 1 21 0
2019 9 OAK 46 7 3 56 0
2019 10 CHI 48 6 3 47 0
2019 11 DAL 48 2 1 6 0
2019 12 WAS 33 2 0 0 0
2019 13 CHI 43 11 6 18 0
2019 CHI 540 59 32 367 2
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