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Eric Ebron

22-Year-Old Tight End – Detroit Lions

2014 Receiving Stats

Rec

25

Yds

248

TD

1

Avg

9.9

Tar

47

2015 Receiving Projections

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2015 Fantasy Football Outlook

Ebron failed to live up to sky-high expectations last year after being the 10th overall draft pick. He was asked to learn four positions - tight end, slot, wideout and H-back - which he admitted overw...

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2015 ADP:  102.6

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Bye Week:  9

HT: 6' 4"   WT: 265   DOB: 4/10/1993  College: North Carolina  DRAFTED: 1st Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a four-year rookie deal with the Lions in June 2014.

April 19, 2015  –  Eric Ebron News

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According to Lions offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi, Ebron is expected to be the team's third option in the passing game in 2015, MLive reports.

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Eric Ebron 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
2014 21 Det 13 25 248 1 47 9.9 5.3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 Proj 22 DET Subscribe now to see our 2015 projections for Eric Ebron

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Eric Ebron 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
2014 21 Det 13 2.4 4.3 3.3 2 19 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 Proj 22 DET Subscribe now to see our 2015 projections for Eric Ebron

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Eric Ebron – Playing Time Overview

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Snap Count Stats

445

Offensive Snaps in 2014

Eric Ebron was on the field for 445 of his team's snaps on offense in 2014.

104

Special Teams Snaps in 2014

Eric Ebron was on the field for 104 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Off ST
2014 445 104
Eric Ebron 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 NYG 20 11 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
2 @Car 26 6 3 38 0 5 12.7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 GB 23 5 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
4 @NYJ 33 16 3 34 1 4 11.3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
5 Buf 37 25 2 8 0 4 4.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
6 @Min 47 6 2 23 0 4 11.5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 NO
8 @Atl
9 Mia
10 @Ari 33 3 4 22 0 4 5.5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
11 @NE 44 10 2 23 0 7 11.5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Chi 42 4 3 23 0 4 7.7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 TB 42 5 3 28 0 4 9.3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
14 Min 20 3 1 11 0 2 11.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 @Chi 35 3 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
16 @GB 43 7 2 38 0 6 19.0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 @Dal 0 0 3 21 0 3 7.0 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 Eric Ebron  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Tight Ends
Height:   6' 4"
AVERAGE
Weight:   265 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.56 sec
GREAT
Shuttle Time:   4.45 sec
WEAK
Cone Drill:   7.49 sec
TERRIBLE
Arm Length:   33.25 in
AVERAGE
Hand Length:   10.00 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   32 in
WEAK
Broad Jump:   120 in
GREAT
Bench Press:   24 reps
GREAT
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Eric Ebron: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Coach Jim Caldwell is optimistic that Ebron is poised to improve significantly in his second season with the Lions, the Detroit Free Press reports. "His off-season, to this point, has been pretty impressive," Caldwell said of Ebron on Wednesday. "Now, I'm anticipating, just because I know kind of what he's been doing, working at it, I'm anticipating to see a pretty significant rise in his performance."

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Ebron finished his rookie season with 25 catches for 248 yards and a touchdown on 49 targets.

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Ebron had three catches on four targets for 28 yards in Sunday's 34-17 win over the Buccaneers.

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Ebron caught three passes for 23 yards in Thursday's 34-17 win over the Bears.

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Ebron had two catches for 23 yards in Sunday's 34-9 loss to the Patriots.

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Ebron caught all four of his targets for 22 yards in Sunday's loss to the Cardinals, ESPN.com reports.

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Ebron (hamstring) is active and starting Sunday's game against the Cardinals, the Lions' official site reports.

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Ebron (hamstring) is probable for Sunday's game against Arizona.

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Ebron (hamstring) practiced fully Wednesday, the Lions' official site reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2014

The 10th pick in this year's NFL Draft, Ebron finds himself in an advantageous situation. The Lions hired former Saints quarterbacks coach Joe Lombardi as offensive coordinator, and he plans to install a Saints-style passing attack with Ebron used like the versatile Jimmy Graham -- split wide, in the slot or in tight. The Lions, who also signed wideout Golden Tate, have a lot of receiving options, but Ebron is expected to dominate the tight-end targets. Veteran Brandon Pettigrew likely be used more as a blocker, and the 6-7 Joseph Fauria, who scored seven touchdowns last season, figures to share some of his 14 red-zone looks with Ebron. Both could be used together in the red zone. At 6-4, 245, with 4.6 speed, Ebron figures to be a mismatch down the seam, guaranteed to see single coverage with Calvin Johnson on the field. He is an excellent route runner -- the majority of his receptions at North Carolina last year came lined up as a wide receiver -- and is good after the catch. The only knock on him is his hands, which are just average, but the Lions believe he will improve. Even so, he still broke Vernon Davis' ACC record for receiving yards last year.