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Jermaine Gresham

26-Year-Old Tight End – Cincinnati Bengals

2014 Receiving Stats

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24

Yds

177

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0

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7.4

Tar

32

2014 Receiving Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

Gresham's stats dwindled to career lows last season with the arrival of rookie Tyler Eifert and groin, abdomen and hamstring injuries that forced him to miss two games and part of a third. After avera...

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HT: 6' 5"   WT: 260   DOB: 6/16/1988  College: Oklahoma  DRAFTED: 1st Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Jermaine Gresham Contract Information:

Signed a five-year, $15.8 million deal in August of 2010. The deal is $9.6 million guaranteed/$18.5 million max.

October 19, 2014  –  Jermaine Gresham News

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Gresham had a season-high 10 catches on 12 targets for 48 yards Sunday against the Colts.

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Jermaine Gresham 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
2010 22 Cin 15 52 471 4 83 9.1 5.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
2011 23 Cin 14 56 596 6 92 10.6 6.5 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
2012 24 Cin 16 64 737 5 94 11.5 7.8 8 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
2013 25 Cin 14 46 458 4 67 10.0 6.8 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
2014 26 Cin 6 24 177 0 32 7.4 5.5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 Proj 26 CIN Subscribe now to see our 2013 projections for Jermaine Gresham

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Jermaine Gresham 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
2010 22 Cin 15 4.7 8.2 6.5 3 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 23 Cin 14 6.8 10.8 8.8 4 43 16 7 2 0 0 0 0 0
2012 24 Cin 16 6.5 10.5 8.5 4 46 13 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 25 Cin 14 5.0 8.3 6.6 3 33 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
2014 26 Cin 6 3.0 7.0 5.0 4 30 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
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Jermaine Gresham – Playing Time Overview

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Snap Count Stats

358

Offensive Snaps in 2014

Jermaine Gresham was on the field for 358 of his team's snaps on offense in 2014.

30

Special Teams Snaps in 2014

Jermaine Gresham was on the field for 30 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Off ST
2012 1006 80
2013 891 65
2014 358 30
Jermaine Gresham 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 @Bal 59 6 2 16 0 5 8.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2 Atl 69 7 3 25 0 3 8.3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Ten 50 5 1 5 0 1 5.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
4 BYE Bye Week
5 @NE 50 4 2 15 0 4 7.5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
6 Car 80 8 6 68 0 7 11.3 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 @Ind 50 0 10 48 0 12 4.8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
8 Bal
9 Jax
10 Cle
11 @NO
12 @Hou
13 @TB
14 Pit
15 @Cle
16 Den
17 @Pit

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 Jermaine Gresham  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Tight Ends
Height:   6' 5"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   260 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.66 sec
GOOD
Shuttle Time:   4.53 sec
WEAK
Cone Drill:   7.07 sec
GREAT
Arm Length:   34.75 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.63 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   35 in
GOOD
Broad Jump:   113 in
WEAK
Bench Press:   20 reps
WEAK
Cincinnati Bengals Team Injury Report
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Jermaine Gresham: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Gresham had six catches on seven targets for 68 yards Sunday against the Panthers.

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Gresham caught all three of his targets for 25 yards Sunday against the Falcons.

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Gresham should enjoy a larger role in the Bengals' offense, since fellow tight end Tyler Eifert has been placed on the team's injured reserve/designated to return list, ESPN reports.

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Gresham caught two passes for 16 yards on five targets in Sunday's 23-16 win over the Ravens

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Gresham had one catch for 33 yards in Sunday's preseason game at Arizona. He was targeted twice.

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Gresham (back/hernia) will be held out of the Bengals' preseason opener Thursday.

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Gresham (hernia) has been removed from the PUP list and cleared to practice, the Bengals' official Twitter account reports.

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Gresham (hernia) will begin training camp on the PUP list, the Bengals' official website reports.

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The undisclosed physical issue that has kept Gresham from participating in offseason workouts is reportedly a recovery from hernia surgery, Field Yates of ESPN reports.

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Gresham is not participating in OTAs due to an undisclosed injury, Geoff Hobson of Bengals.com reports.

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Though his participation in OTAs is voluntary, Gresham appeared set to attend until a "physical issue" complicated that matter. The Bengals don't appear to be concerned that whatever issue Gresham is dealing with will impact his participation in training camp. In any case, Gresham could be primed to play second fiddle at tight end this season to Tyler Eifert, who saw more targets in the red zone last season.

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2013

Gresham improved his targets, catches, yards and yards per target for the second consecutive season and finished in the top 10 among tight ends in both receptions (64) and receiving yards (737) last year. But the Bengals still saw fit to draft Tyler Eifert with their first-round pick. It's too early to tell how Eifert's role will impact Gresham, but Gresham has the edge in experience and chemistry with Andy Dalton, which should go a long way. At 6-5, Gresham is a big target in the passing game and has improved his route-running the last couple seasons. After A.J. Green, the Bengals don't have another top-shelf wide receiver, something that should continue to afford Gresham steady targets from Dalton.

2012

The Bengals loosened the reins on Gresham last season, and the second-year tight end showed healthy improvement, benefiting from Andy Dalton’s surprising play. Whereas in his rookie season Gresham was limited mainly to short routes, he increased his yards per target by almost a full yard last season and posted 10 receptions of 20-plus yards after not recording one in his first year. While his receptions increased by only four to 56 (though in one less game), his yards increased by 125 to 596. He also scored six touchdowns, seventh among tight ends.A lanky tight end at 6-5, Gresham uses his length to make for a big target in the passing game. He saw 14 red-zone targets, seven within 10 yards of the goal line. Gresham also improved at the nuances of his position, running sharper routes and creating more separation. A hamstring injury cost him two games, but he was consistently targeted in the passing game with at least five targets per game. Gresham is still developing, but his upside is obvious. A better rapport with Dalton this season and greater emphasis in the passing game could pay off big.

2011

The 2010 first-round pick battled through a late-season knee injury in a steady if unspectacular rookie year. Big and athletic at 6-6, 260, Greshman was excellent after the catch, using his size and skills to break tackles and gain solid yardage after contact. In fact, more than 76 percent (359 of 471) of his yards came after the catch. The way the Bengals used him, though, perhaps stifled his production. Greshman mainly ran short routes (5.7 YPT), depriving him of the opportunity to make plays downfield. And oddly, considering his size, the Bengals only targeted him nine times in the red zone all season. Perhaps that will change this season with last year's top two receiving options leaving town and a trio of young wide receivers left in their wake. The Bengals are unsettled at quarterback, but even if Carson Palmer doesn’t return it wouldn’t be all doom and gloom if rookie quarterback Andy Dalton took over – he'd likely lean on his tight end as a safety valve.

2010

Gresham suffered a season-ending knee injury before even taking the field for a game in 2009 for Oklahoma. Despite the injury, the Bengals took him with the 21st overall pick and have been pleased with his progress so far in camp. He lacks elite speed but is a polished receiver and elusive enough after the catch to make an impact immediately for the Bengals. To secure the starting spot he'll have to improve his blocking, something Chase Coffman couldn't do in his rookie season last year for the Bengals.