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A.J. Derby

26-Year-Old Tight End – Denver Broncos

2017 Receiving Stats

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3

Yds

34

TD

0

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11.3

Tar

4

2017 Receiving Projections

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2017 Fantasy Football Outlook

Derby was a backup quarterback at Arkansas until converting to tight end as a senior. He nabbed just 22 passes before being selected in the sixth round of the 2015 draft by New England. The likes of R...

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2017 ADP:  260.44

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (TE): Hidden

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Bye Week:  5

HT: 6' 5"   WT: 255   DOB: 9/20/1991  College: Arkansas  DRAFTED: 6th Rd   

September 12, 2017  –  A.J. Derby News

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Derby reeled in all three of his targets for 34 yards in Monday's win over the Chargers.

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A.J. Derby 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
2011 19 CFB 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - - - - 0 0 - 0 - - - - - -
2013 21 CFB 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - - - - 6 2 - 0 - - - - - -
2014 22 CFB 9 22 303 3 0 13.8 - - - - - - 1 -6 - 0 - - - - - -
2016 24 DEN 6 16 160 0 20 10.0 8.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
2016 24 NE 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 25 DEN 2 3 34 0 4 11.3 8.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 Proj 25 DEN Subscribe now to see our 2017 projections for A.J. Derby

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

A.J. Derby 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
2011 19 CFB 3 0.4 0.4 0.4 0 0 - - - 0 0 - - -
2013 21 CFB 5 2.3 2.3 2.3 0 0 - - - 1 0 - - -
2014 22 CFB 9 5.3 7.7 6.5 2 34 - - - 0 -1 - - -
2016 24 DEN 6 2.7 5.3 4.0 3 27 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 24 NE 4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 25 DEN 2 1.7 3.2 2.5 2 17 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 Proj 25 DEN Subscribe now to see our 2017 projections for A.J. Derby

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

A.J. Derby – Playing Time Overview

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#3 Tight End

Snap Count Stats

58

Offensive Snaps in 2017

A.J. Derby was on the field for 58 of his team's snaps on offense in 2017.

5

Special Teams Snaps in 2017

A.J. Derby was on the field for 5 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2017.

Year Off ST
2016 226 64
2016 226 64
2017 58 5
A.J. Derby 2017 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 LAC 29 1 3 34 0 3 11.3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2 Dal 29 4 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @Buf
4 Oak
5 BYE Bye Week
6 NYG
7 @LAC
8 @KC
9 @Phi
10 NE
11 Cin
12 @Oak
13 @Mia
14 NYJ
15 @Ind
16 @Was
17 KC

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 A.J. Derby  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Tight Ends
Height:   6' 5"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   255 lbs
AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.69 sec
GOOD
Shuttle Time:   4.51 sec
WEAK
Cone Drill:   6.99 sec
ELITE
Arm Length:   30.50 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.50 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Vertical Jump
Not Available
Broad Jump
Not Available
Bench Press:   15 reps
TERRIBLE
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Jake Butt  NFI
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Chad Kelly  NFI
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Shane Ray  IR
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Billy Winn  IR

A.J. Derby: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Derby hauled in his lone target for six yards in the Broncos' preseason win over the 49ers on Saturday.

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Derby was held out of practice on Thursday due to a lower-back contusion, Andrew Mason of the Broncos' official site reports.

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Derby looks like Denver's main option at tight end, Cecil Lammey of Sportsradio 104.3 The Fan reports.

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According to head coach Vance Joseph, Derby (hamstring) is about 85 percent, Cameron Wolfe of The Denver Post reports.

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Derby will be pushed by 2017 fifth-round pick Jake Butt, Cameron Wolfe of The Denver Post reports.

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Derby (concussion) has been ruled out of Sunday's game against Oakland.

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Derby (concussion) did not participate in Monday's practice, Aric DiLalla of the team's official site reports.

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Derby (concussion) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Chiefs.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

Derby, who was a sixth-round selection last year, ended up on injured reserve for his first season with New England. Now healthy, he's figures to battle Clay Harbor for the team's No. 3 tight end job behind Rob Gronkowski and Martellus Bennett.

2015

Derby, a late sixth-round draft pick this year, was waived/injured by the Patriots in August.