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Troy Niklas

22-Year-Old Tight End – Arizona Cardinals

2014 Receiving Stats

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1

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16

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16.0

Tar

1

2014 Receiving Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

The Cardinals drafted Niklas, a 6-6, 270 monster out of Notre Dame, with a second-round pick in this year's draft. Though Niklas oozes with potential, he's a bit raw after transitioning from outside l...

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Bye Week:  4

HT: 6' 6"   WT: 270   DOB: 9/18/1992  College: Notre Dame  DRAFTED: 2nd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Troy Niklas Contract Information:

Signed a four-year deal worth $2.77 million with the Cardinals in May 2014.

September 15, 2014  –  Troy Niklas News

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Niklas hauled in his first NFL target for 16 yards during Sunday's victory against the Giants in New York. Moreover, he took the field for just 17-of-68 offense snaps for the Cardinals, FOX Sports 910 Phoenix reports.

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Troy Niklas 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 Ari 3 1 16 0 1 16.0 16.0 0 0 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.

Troy Niklas 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 Ari 3 0.5 0.9 0.7 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Troy Niklas – Playing Time Overview

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#3 Tight End

Snap Count Stats

56

Offensive Snaps in 2014

Troy Niklas was on the field for 56 of his team's snaps on offense in 2014.

23

Special Teams Snaps in 2014

Troy Niklas was on the field for 23 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Off ST
2014 56 23
Troy Niklas 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 SD 12 8 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
2 @NYG 17 11 1 16 0 1 16.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 SF 27 4 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
4 BYE Bye Week
5 @Den
6 Was
7 @Oak
8 Phi
9 @Dal
10 StL
11 Det
12 @Sea
13 @Atl
14 KC
15 @StL
16 Sea
17 @SF

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 Troy Niklas  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Tight Ends
Height:   6' 6"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   270 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash
Not Available
Shuttle Time:   4.55 sec
POOR
Cone Drill:   7.57 sec
TERRIBLE
Arm Length:   34.13 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Hand Length:   10.00 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   32 in
WEAK
Broad Jump:   114 in
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Bench Press:   27 reps
ELITE
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Troy Niklas: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Niklas (hand) wasn't listed on the Cardinals' injury report in advance of Monday's opener against the Chargers, Darren Urban of the team's official site reports.

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Niklas (hand) received his first NFL action Sunday against the Bengals, gathering in one of two targets for minus-three yards.

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Niklas' right hand remains in a soft cast, but he'll don a smaller one during Saturday's preseason opener versus the Texans, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.

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Niklas is slated to wear a soft cast on his right hand for the first 10 days of training camp, Mike Jurecki of FOX Sports 910 Phoenix reports.

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Niklas suffered a broken bone in his right hand last week, Kent Somers of AZCentral.com reports.

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The report notes that Niklas will be out until training camp in July, but in that scenario, the rookie will still have plenty of opportunity to compete for a key role in the Cards' offense, competing with the likes of fellow tight ends Rob Housler and John Carlson.
The Cardinals selected Niklas in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft, 52nd overall.

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Niklas, a 6-foot-7 tight end out of Notre Dame, will declare for the 2014 NFL Draft, Eric Hansen of the South Bend Tribune reports.

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