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A.J. Derby

26-Year-Old Tight End – Free Agent

2017 Receiving Stats

Rec

19

Yds

224

TD

2

Avg

11.8

Tar

31

2017 Receiving Projections

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2017 Fantasy Football Outlook

Derby was a backup quarterback at Arkansas until converting to tight end as a senior. He nabbed just 22 passes before being selected in the sixth round of the 2015 draft by New England. The likes of R...

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2017 ADP:  362

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STATUS:  Out     INJURY:  Shoulder      FRI PRACTICE:   DNP
HT: 6' 5"   WT: 255   DOB: 9/20/1991
College: Arkansas  DRAFTED: 6th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Waived by Broncos in November of 2017.

November 18, 2017  –  A.J. Derby News

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The Broncos decided to waive Derby (shoulder) on Saturday, Mike Klis of 9 News Denver reports.

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A.J. Derby 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
2011 19 CFB 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - - - - 0 0 - 0 - - - - - -
2013 21 CFB 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - - - - 6 2 - 0 - - - - - -
2014 22 CFB 9 22 303 3 0 13.8 - - - - - - 1 -6 - 0 - - - - - -
2016 24 DEN 6 16 160 0 20 10.0 8.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
2016 24 NE 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
2017 25 DEN 9 19 224 2 31 11.8 7.2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

A.J. Derby 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
2011 19 CFB 3 0.4 0.4 0.4 0 0 - - - 0 0 - - -
2013 21 CFB 5 2.3 2.3 2.3 0 0 - - - 1 0 - - -
2014 22 CFB 9 5.3 7.7 6.5 2 34 - - - 0 -1 - - -
2016 24 DEN 6 2.7 5.3 4.0 3 27 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 24 NE 4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 25 DEN 9 3.8 5.9 4.9 2 25 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

A.J. Derby – Playing Time Overview

Depth Chart Status

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Snap Count Stats

285

Offensive Snaps in 2017

A.J. Derby was on the field for 285 of his team's snaps on offense in 2017.

48

Special Teams Snaps in 2017

A.J. Derby was on the field for 48 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2017.

Year Off ST
2016 226 64
2016 226 64
2017 285 48
A.J. Derby 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 LAC 29 1 3 34 0 3 11.3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2 Dal 29 4 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
3 @Buf 29 5 1 5 0 2 5.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Oak 29 2 4 75 1 6 18.8 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 BYE Bye Week
6 NYG 52 6 1 10 0 4 10.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
7 @LAC 32 12 6 66 0 7 11.0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
8 @KC 38 8 2 21 1 4 10.5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
9 @Phi 33 9 1 11 0 3 11.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
10 NE 14 1 1 2 0 1 2.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
11 FREE AGENT Free Agent
12 FREE AGENT Free Agent
13 FREE AGENT Free Agent
14 FREE AGENT Free Agent
15 FREE AGENT Free Agent
16 FREE AGENT Free Agent
17 FREE AGENT Free Agent

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 A.J. Derby  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Tight Ends
Height:   6' 5"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   255 lbs
AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.69 sec
GOOD
Shuttle Time:   4.51 sec
WEAK
Cone Drill:   6.99 sec
ELITE
Arm Length:   30.50 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.50 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Vertical Jump
Not Available
Broad Jump
Not Available
Bench Press:   15 reps
TERRIBLE

A.J. Derby: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Derby (shoulder) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Bengals, Troy Renck of Denver 7 News reports.

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Derby (shoulder) wasn't present for practice Thursday, Nicki Jhabvala of The Denver Post reports.

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Derby (shoulder) didn't practice Wednesday, Zac Stevens of BSNDenver.com reports.

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Derby injured his shoulder in Sunday's 41-16 loss to the Patriots, but he said Monday that he feels better than he expected to, Troy Renck of Denver 7 News

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Derby injured his shoulder Sunday against the Broncos, and his return is questionable, Nicki Jhabvala of The Denver Post reports.

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Derby caught one of three targets for 11 yards in Sunday's 51-23 loss to the Eagles.

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Derby caught two of four targets for 21 yard and a touchdown in Monday's 29-19 loss in Kansas City.

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Derby (shoulder) practiced fully Friday after being limited during Thursday's session, the Denver Post reports.

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Derby was limited at the Broncos' practice Thursday due to a shoulder issue, Mike Klis of 9 News Denver reports.

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Derby caught six of seven targets for 66 yards in Sunday's 21-0 loss to the Chargers.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

Derby, who was a sixth-round selection last year, ended up on injured reserve for his first season with New England. Now healthy, he's figures to battle Clay Harbor for the team's No. 3 tight end job behind Rob Gronkowski and Martellus Bennett.

2015

Derby, a late sixth-round draft pick this year, was waived/injured by the Patriots in August.