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Brent Celek

29-Year-Old Tight End – Philadelphia Eagles

2014 Receiving Stats

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12

Yds

83

TD

0

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6.9

Tar

23

2014 Receiving Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

First-year coach Chip Kelly featured the tight end plenty in his offense last year, but Zach Ertz's emergence limited Celek to five-year lows in receptions and years. Ertz (56) and Celek (51) split th...

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STATUS:  Questionable     INJURY:  Back      THU PRACTICE:   Limited
HT: 6' 4"   WT: 255   DOB: 1/25/1985
College: Cincinnati  DRAFTED: 5th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Brent Celek Contract Information:

Agreed to a six-year, $33 million contract extension with the Eagles in December of 2009.

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Celek (back) was limited in practice Thursday.

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Brent Celek NFL Stats
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  Receiving Rec Distance Big Rec Games Rushing Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Rec Yards TD Tar Avg YPT 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Att Yards Avg TD Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2007 22 16 16 178 1 16 11.1 11.1 - - - - - 0 0 0.0 0 - - - - - -
2008 23 15 27 318 1 37 11.8 8.6 - - - - - 0 0 0.0 0 - - - - - -
2009 24 16 76 971 8 112 12.8 8.7 16 3 - - - 0 0 0.0 0 - - - - - -
2010 25 Phi 16 42 511 4 80 12.2 6.4 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0
2011 26 Phi 16 62 811 5 97 13.1 8.4 15 1 1 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 27 Phi 15 57 684 1 88 12.0 7.8 10 0 1 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
2013 28 Phi 16 32 502 6 51 15.7 9.8 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
2014 29 Phi 7 12 83 0 23 6.9 3.6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Brent Celek Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Rec/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5
2007 22 16 1.5 2.5 2.0 1 11 2 - - 0 0 0 - -
2008 23 15 2.5 4.3 3.4 2 21 7 - - 0 0 0 - -
2009 24 16 9.1 13.8 11.4 5 61 24 14 7 0 0 0 0 0
2010 25 Phi 16 4.7 7.3 6.0 3 32 12 8 4 0 0 0 0 0
2011 26 Phi 16 6.9 10.8 8.9 4 51 20 9 5 0 0 0 0 0
2012 27 Phi 15 5.0 8.8 6.9 4 46 11 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
2013 28 Phi 16 5.4 7.4 6.4 2 31 9 4 3 0 0 0 0 0
2014 29 Phi 7 1.2 2.9 2.0 2 12 5 3 2 0 0 0 0 0
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Brent Celek – Playing Time Overview

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Snap Count Stats

311

Offensive Snaps in 2014

Brent Celek was on the field for 311 of his team's snaps on offense in 2014.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2014

Brent Celek was on the field for 0 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Off ST
2012 863 52
2013 791 5
2014 311 0
Brent Celek 2014 Game Log
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  Snap Count Receiving Rec Distance Rushing Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Targets Red Zone Runs
Week Opp Off ST Rec Yards TD Tar Avg 20+ 40+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 Jax 59 0 3 15 0 4 5.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
2 @Ind 46 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
3 Was 46 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
4 @SF 36 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
5 StL 58 0 3 15 0 3 5.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
6 NYG 0 0 4 45 0 5 11.3 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 BYE Bye Week
8 @Ari 66 0 2 8 0 4 4.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 @Hou
10 Car
11 @GB
12 Ten
13 @Dal
14 Sea
15 Dal
16 @Was
17 @NYG

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Brent Celek  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Tight Ends
Height:   6' 4"
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Weight:   255 lbs
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40-Yard Dash:   4.79 sec
WEAK
Shuttle Time:   4.31 sec
GOOD
Cone Drill:   7.20 sec
WEAK
Arm Length
Not Available
Hand Length
Not Available
Vertical Jump:   33 in
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Broad Jump:   112 in
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Bench Press:   19 reps
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Philadelphia Eagles Team Injury Report
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Brent Celek: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Celek caught three passes for 15 yards against Jacksonville in Week 1.

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Celek caught two passes for 41 yards on three targets in Thursday's preseason game against the Steelers.

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Celek was targeted once in Friday's preseason opener against the Bears.

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Celek saw three targets and caught two passes for 16 yards during Saturday's loss to the Saints in the NFC wild-card game.

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Celek had three receptions for 71 yards with a touchdown on five targets in Sunday's game against the Cowboys.

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Celek had three receptions for 58 yards and a touchdown on four targets in Sunday's game against the Bears.

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Celek caught a 25-yard pass against Minnesota on Sunday.

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Celek had four catches on six targets for 29 yards and a touchdown Sunday against the Cardinals.

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Celek (hip) is active for Sunday's game against Washington.

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Celek (hip) is probable for Sunday's game against Washington.

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Celek was limited in Wednesday's practice due to a hip injury.

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After eight games, Celek has 14 catches for 214 yards and two touchdowns on 26 targets.

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Celek caught three passes on three targets for 47 yards and a touchdown Sunday against the Giants.

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Celek caught two passes for 18 yards on five targets in Thursday's 26-16 loss to the Chiefs.

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Celek (shoulder) is listed as active for Thursday's game against the Chiefs.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Celek enters this season as one of the bigger gambles after the hiring of Chip Kelly, the drafting of Stanford standout Zach Ertz and the quarterback uncertainty between Michael Vick and Nick Foles. Celek averaged similar numbers last year to 2011, except in touchdowns where he had just one. Celek’s output fell off especially after Foles took over for Vick in Week 10 – Celek received just two red-zone targets the rest of way. Even when Vick was under center, Celek hardly produced aside from a 100-yard game in Week 2 and the lone touchdown in Week 5. In fact, he topped 50 yards only once in his last 12 games. Celek's role in Kelly's new offense is uncertain, but that cuts both ways – he could give way to Ertz, or he could be a more frequent target.

2012

Celek rebounded from a poor showing in 2010 to increase his receptions by 20 and his receiving yards by 300 last season, thanks to 17 more targets and a significantly improved catch rate (63.9 percent, up from 52.5 percent). In addition to 62 receptions for 811 yards, he also scored five touchdowns in his second full season with Michael Vick and posted a career-high 13.1 yards per catch as he routinely was targeted down field. A strong blocker in the running game, Celek relies more on his route-running ability than speed or quickness to get open. He excels in running short and intermediate routes before turning upfield for extra yardage. Vick should continue to run less and throw more, which bodes well for Celek to repeat last season’s numbers. Celek had a strong finish to the season, recording 294 receiving yards and three touchdowns over his final three games. He underwent surgery in the offseason to repair a sports hernia and torn labrum in his left hip but is expected to be healthy for training camp.

2011

Celek isn’t the strongest blocker in one-on-one situations and doesn’t have the greatest hands (eight drops last year). However, he uses his speed and quickness to get in and out of patterns to elude opposing defenders. The switch to Michael Vick at quarterback, though, ultimately undermined his production. While Celek was on a season pace of 100 targets with Kevin Kolb at quarterback, he saw only 47 targets come his way in 10 Vick starts. And that number is misleading as Celek's action was quite inconsistent under Vick – in five games he totaled six targets, recording just two receptions. All told, Celek received 29 fewer targets (12 fewer in the red zone) than in 2009 and finished with 460 fewer receiving yards. The loss of red zone targets resulted in only four touchdowns after he scored eight the previous year. With much of the offense revolving around DeSean Jackson, Jeremy Maclin and LeSean McCoy, Vick might be slow to turn to Celek again this season.

2010

At first glance, fantasy owners might be wary about Celek’s prospects for this season after Donovan McNabb was traded to Washington. The Eagles will turn the offense over to quarterback Kevin Kolb, who has two career starts to his name. Unsettling as that might be, Celek should be one of Kolb’s top targets this season. Kolb relied heavily on Celek in his two starts last season, targeting the tight end 20 times, five of which came in the red zone. And while two games is obviously a small sample, Celek managed eight catches for 104 yards in each of those games. So, the odds are excellent that Celek and Kolb will form a reliable rapport.

Celek also was regularly employed near the goal line last season with 24 red-zone targets, third among NFL tight ends, and 14 targets inside the 10, second best among TEs. Moreover, Celek’s 971 receiving yards and eight touchdowns were both good for top-five among tight ends last season. He should be an excellent option once the top few tight ends are off the draft board.

2009

With the loss of L.J. Smith, Celek is now the top tight end in Philadelphia. Smith leaves behind 64 targets, which when added to Celek's 38 shows good potential for 2009. Celek consistently improved and earned Donovan McNabb's trust as the season progressed. After finishing the regular season with 27 catches for 318 yards, he recorded 19 catches for 151 yards and three touchdowns during the Eagles' three postseason games. Celek will be one of the better sleepers heading into September at tight end.

2008

Backup tight end. Underwent offseason shoulder surgery but is expected to be 100 percent for the 2008 season.

2007

With L.J. Smith entering a contract year, Celek may be his eventual successor as Philadelphia's starting tight end. For 2007, he'll battle Matt Schobel for the backup role.