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O.J. Howard

22-Year-Old Tight End – Tampa Bay Buccaneers

2017 Receiving Stats

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5

Yds

107

TD

1

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21.4

Tar

12

2017 Receiving Projections

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2017 Fantasy Football Outlook

The Bucs have to feel good about landing Howard at No. 19 overall, as his realistic range stretched as high as the No. 6 pick to the Jets. He was the top tight end prospect in the draft, and he receiv...

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2017 ADP:  139.46

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (TE): Hidden

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Bye Week:  1

HT: 6' 6"   WT: 250   DOB: 11/19/1994  College: Alabama  DRAFTED: 1st Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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O.J. Howard Contract Information:

Signed a four-year, $11.0 million contract with the Buccaneers in May of 2017.

October 22, 2017  –  O.J. Howard News

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Howard brought in all six of his targets for 98 yards and two touchdowns in Sunday's 30-27 loss to the Bills. He fumbled once but recovered.

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O.J. Howard 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
2013 18 CFB 10 14 269 2 0 19.2 - - - - - - 0 0 - 0 - - - - - -
2014 19 CFB 9 17 260 0 0 15.3 - - - - - - 0 0 - 0 - - - - - -
2015 20 CFB 12 38 602 2 0 15.8 - - - - - - 0 0 - 0 - - - - - -
2016 21 CFB 15 45 595 3 59 13.2 - - - - - - 0 0 - 0 - - - - - -
2017 22 TB 5 5 107 1 12 21.4 8.9 1 1 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.

O.J. Howard 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
2013 18 CFB 10 3.9 5.3 4.6 1 27 - - - 0 0 - - -
2014 19 CFB 9 2.9 4.8 3.8 2 29 - - - 0 0 - - -
2015 20 CFB 12 6.0 9.2 7.6 3 50 - - - 0 0 - - -
2016 21 CFB 15 5.2 8.2 6.7 3 40 - - - 0 0 - - -
2017 22 TB 5 3.3 4.3 3.8 1 21 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

O.J. Howard – Playing Time Overview

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#2 Tight End

Snap Count Stats

208

Offensive Snaps in 2017

O.J. Howard was on the field for 208 of his team's snaps on offense in 2017.

17

Special Teams Snaps in 2017

O.J. Howard was on the field for 17 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2017.

Year Off ST
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2017 208 17
O.J. Howard 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 FREE AGENT Free Agent
2 Chi 46 7 1 17 0 3 17.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @Min 34 3 1 12 0 1 12.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 NYG 42 6 2 63 1 4 31.5 1 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 NE 41 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
6 @Ari 45 1 1 15 0 3 15.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
7 @Buf 0 0 6 98 2 6 16.3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Car
9 @NO
10 NYJ
11 @Mia
12 @Atl
13 @GB
14 Det
15 Atl
16 @Car
17 NO

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 O.J. Howard  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Tight Ends
Height:   6' 6"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   250 lbs
BELOW AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.51 sec
ELITE
Shuttle Time:   4.16 sec
ELITE
Cone Drill:   6.85 sec
ELITE
Arm Length:   33.75 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Hand Length:   10.00 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   30 in
WEAK
Broad Jump:   121 in
GREAT
Bench Press:   22 reps
GOOD
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Isaiah Johnson  Inact
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O.J. Howard: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Howard brought in one of three passes for 15 yards in Sunday's 38-33 loss to the Cardinals.

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Howard failed to corral the one target he saw -- which came on the last play of the game -- in Thursday's 19-14 loss to the Patriots.

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Howard secured two of four targets for 63 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 25-23 win over the Giants.

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Howard brought in his only target for 12 yards in Sunday's 34-17 loss to the Vikings.

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Howard brought in one of three targets for 17 yards in Sunday's 29-7 win over the Bears.

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Howard won't suit up in Week 1 after the Buccaneers' matchup with the Dolphins was postponed with Hurricane Irma expected to make landfall in South Florida, Kevin Patra of NFL.com reports.

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Howard secured both of his targets for 15 yards in Saturday's 13-9 preseason loss to the Browns.

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Howard secured two of three targets for 28 yards in Thursday's 12-8 preseason win over the Jaguars.

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Howard failed to catch his only target in Friday's 23-12 preseason loss to the Bengals.

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Howard, who's excelled in nearly every practice, proved virtually uncoverable during Tuesday's session, Joe Kania of the team's official site reports.

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Howard enjoyed another strong day catching the ball in Thursday's practice, Jenna Laine of ESPN.com reports.

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