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Joseph Fauria

24-Year-Old Tight End – Detroit Lions

2013 Receiving Stats

Rec

18

Yds

207

TD

7

Avg

11.5

Tar

30

2014 Receiving Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

An undrafted free agent out of UCLA, Fauria surprisingly finished second on the team behind Calvin Johnson in touchdown receptions last season. At 6-7, 255, Fauria proved a weapon in the red zone, gar...

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Bye Week:  9

HT: 6' 7"   WT: 255   DOB: 1/6/1990  College: UCLA  

August 15, 2014  –  Joseph Fauria News

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Though he's been quiet through two preseason games, Fauria is having a good training camp, the Lions' official website reports.

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Joseph Fauria 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 23 Det 16 18 207 7 30 11.5 6.9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 Proj 24 DET Subscribe now to see our 2013 projections for Joseph Fauria

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Joseph Fauria 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 23 Det 16 3.9 5.0 4.5 1 13 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Joseph Fauria – Playing Time Overview

Snap Count Stats

105

Offensive Snaps in 2013

Joseph Fauria was on the field for 105 of his team's snaps on offense in 2013.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2013

Joseph Fauria was on the field for 1 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2013.

Year Off ST
2013 105 1
Joseph Fauria 2013 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 Min 0 0 3 27 1 3 9.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 @Ari 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @Was 0 0 1 5 1 3 5.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Chi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 @GB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 @Cle 0 0 3 34 3 3 11.3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Cin 0 0 1 15 0 4 15.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Dal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 BYE Bye Week
10 @Chi 0 0 1 25 0 2 25.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 @Pit 0 0 1 14 0 2 14.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 TB 0 0 1 10 1 1 10.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 GB 19 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
14 @Phi 11 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Bal 13 0 1 14 1 1 14.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
16 NYG 62 0 3 43 0 7 14.3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
17 @Min 0 0 3 20 0 3 6.7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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 Joseph Fauria  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Tight Ends
Height:   6' 7"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   255 lbs
AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.72 sec
GOOD
Shuttle Time:   4.53 sec
WEAK
Cone Drill:   7.49 sec
TERRIBLE
Arm Length:   33.75 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Hand Length:   10.88 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   36 in
GREAT
Broad Jump:   120 in
GREAT
Bench Press:   17 reps
POOR
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Joseph Fauria: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Fauria is expected to have a bigger role in the Detroit offense in 2014, after catching 18 passes for 207 yards and seven touchdowns as a rookie, the Lions' official website reports.

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New Lions offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi, who worked with the Saints' Jimmy Graham during Graham's first four seasons in the league, said that he brought the Saints' playbook with him to Detroit. That, along with Brandon Pettigrew's impending free agency, leaves Fauria with a nice opportunity to earn an expanded role. The Lions probably won't hold on to the perpetually disappointing Pettigrew, and Fauria's basketball background and size (6-foot-7, 255 pounds) make him comparable to Graham in at least one way. Depending on how things shake out this offseason, the 2013 touchdown specialist could head into training camp as the favorite to start at tight end in his second NFL season.
Fauria finished the season with 18 catches and seven touchdowns this season.

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Fauria, who caught three passes on seven targets for 43 yards in Week 16, is once again in line for an expanded role this weekend, with Brandon Pettigrew having been placed on IR by the Lions on Wednesday.

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Fauria caught three passes on seven targets for 43 yards in Sunday's overtime loss to the Giants.

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Fauria may need to start against the Giants on Sunday with Brandon Pettigrew (ankle) unavailable.

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With Brandon Pettigrew nursing an ankle injury, Fauria could see increased playing time in Sunday's game against the Giants, the Lions' official website reports.

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Fauria caught a 14-yard touchdown pass Monday against the Ravens.

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Fauria caught a 10-yard touchdown pass Sunday against Tampa Bay.

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Fauria caught one pass on two targets for 25 yards Sunday against the Bears.

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Fauria had one catch on four targets for 14 yards Sunday against the Bengals.

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Fauria had three catches on three targets for 34 yards and three touchdowns Sunday against the Browns.

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2013

Lions' No. 3 tight end.