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Rico Gathers

23-Year-Old Tight End – Dallas Cowboys

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A sixth-round pick in 2016 despite the fact that he hadn't played organized football since high school, Gathers is an athletic monster who spent his college career at Baylor as a power forward on the ...

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2017 ADP:  222.9

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Bye Week:  6

STATUS:  Questionable     INJURY:  Concussion
HT: 6' 6"   WT: 290   DOB: 1/7/1994
College: Baylor  DRAFTED: 6th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Rico Gathers Contract Information:

Signed a contract with the Cowboys in January of 2017.

August 16, 2017  –  Rico Gathers News

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Gathers (head) is entering the NFL's concussion protocol, NFL Network's James Palmer reports.

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Rico Gathers 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
2017 Proj 23 DAL Subscribe now to see our 2017 projections for Rico Gathers

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Rico Gathers Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Rec/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5
2017 Proj 23 DAL Subscribe now to see our 2017 projections for Rico Gathers

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Rico Gathers – Playing Time Overview

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Measurables Overview for Rico Gathers
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Height:   6' 6"
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Weight:   290 lbs
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Rico Gathers: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Gathers left the practice field under his own power but did not return Tuesday after a helmet-to-helmet collision with safety Kavon Frazier, DallasCowboys.com reports.

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Gathers caught four of six targets for 47 yards and a touchdown in Saturday's preseason game against the Rams.

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Gathers caught three of four targets for 59 yards and a touchdown in Thursday's Hall of Fame Game against Arizona.

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Gathers will be the Cowboys' No. 2 tight end during OTAs beginning Tuesday, Brandon George of The Dallas Morning News reports. "He needs to play as many snaps as he can," head coach Jason Garrett said Monday. "We are going to give him every chance. We are going to coach him hard. Typically he has responded well to that."

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Gathers thinks he's ready to be a regular part of the Cowboys' roster in 2017, Drew Davison of the Star-Telegram reports. "Honestly, I feel like this year I'm ready to be on the 53-man, ready to score some touchdowns, ready to go make some plays," the tight end said Saturday.

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Gathers signed a reserve/future contract with the Cowboys on Tuesday, Rob Phillips of DallasCowboys.com reports.

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