De'Angelo Henderson
De'Angelo Henderson
26-Year-Old Running BackRB
New York Jets
2018 Fantasy Outlook
A touchdown monster at Coastal Carolina who showed some intriguing upside in the preseason after being drafted in the sixth round, Henderson didn't get much of a chance to show what he could do in the NFL as a rookie until the final week of 2017, when he flashed his nose for the end zone on a highlight-reel 29-yard TD catch. Slightly undersized for a feature back at 5-7, 198, the 25-year-old can run with surprising power due to a strong lower body and nimble feet that make it tough for defenders to square him up, and he has more than enough speed (4.48 40) to do damage in the open field. There are still plenty of holes in his game due to his small-school background and limited experience, but his athleticism can't be ignored, and after the Broncos parted ways with C.J. Anderson in the offseason, Henderson could get his chance in 2018. He'll likely enter training camp behind Devontae Booker and third-round pick Royce Freeman on the depth chart, but another impressive exhibition showing could move him up quickly. Read Past Outlooks
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$Signed a contract with the Jets in April of 2019.
Remains with Jets
RBNew York Jets
April 2, 2019
Henderson signed his exclusive rights free-agent tender with the Jets on Tuesday, Rich Cimini of ESPN.com reports.
ANALYSIS
Henderson appeared in only three games with the Jets in 2018 and had two carries for 19 yards. The 26-year-old appears to be the No. 4 running back with Le'Veon Bell and Elijah McGuire locked into the top two roles, while Trenton Cannon appears to have the inside track for the No. 3 role.
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Advanced NFL Stats
How do De'Angelo Henderson's 2018 advanced stats compare to other running backs?
This section compares his advanced stats with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average. The longer the bar, the better it is for the player.
  • Broken Tackle %
    The number of broken tackles divided by the number of times he touched the ball.
  • Positive Run %
    The percentage of run plays where he was able to gain positive yardage.
  • % Yds After Contact
    The percentage of his rushing yards that came after contact.
  • Avg Yds After Contact
    The average rushing yards he gains after contact.
  • Rushing TD %
    Rushing touchdowns divided by rushing attempts. In other words, how often is he scoring when running the ball.
  • Touches Per Game
    The number of touches (rushing attempts + receptions) he is averaging per game
  • % Snaps w/Touch
    The number of touches (rushing attempts + receptions) divided by offensive snaps played.
Broken Tackle %
0.0%
 
Positive Run %
100.0%
 
% Yds After Contact
36.8%
 
Avg Yds After Contact
3.5
 
Rushing TD %
0.0%
 
Touches Per Game
0.0
 
% Snaps w/Touch
0.0%
 
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Measurables Review
How do De'Angelo Henderson's measurables compare to other running backs?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
Height
5' 7"
 
Weight
208 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.48 sec
 
Vertical Jump
34.0 in
 
Broad Jump
120 in
 
Bench Press
20 reps
 
Hand Length
9.50 in
 
Arm Length
29.00 in
 
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2017 Fantasy Outlook
Known to teammates as "Hop," De'Angelo Henderson was drafted by Denver in the sixth round, the fourth potential returner the team took in the 2017 NFL draft. Look for Henderson's early work to come on special teams as he was coached early in his time at Coastal Carolina by current Broncos special teams coordinator Brock Olivo. On offense, the depth chart seems stacked against him at running back, but free-agent acquisition Jamaal Charles is no lock to make the team on his ailing knees and neither C.J. Anderson nor Devontae Booker performed well enough last year to not have their jobs up for grabs. Though he played at the FCS level, Henderson's 58 total touchdowns, including at least one in 26 straight games, over the past three seasons is impressive. General manager John Elway likened Henderson's short, compact frame to Anderson, but, with all due respect to Anderson, Henderson enters the NFL as the more explosive athlete, running a 4.48-second 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine with a 34-inch vertical leap. Anderson ran a 4.60 40-yard dash and had a 32-inch vertical by comparison.
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Sticking with Jets for 2019
RBNew York Jets
March 4, 2019
The Jets are extending a tender to Henderson, an exclusive rights free agent, Ralph Vacchiano of SportsNet New York reports.
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Rushes for just 19 yards
RBNew York Jets
January 17, 2019
Henderson had just two carries for 19 yards across two games in 2018.
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Rejoins Jets
RBNew York Jets
December 14, 2018
Henderson was promoted to the Jets' 53-man roster Friday, Brian Costello of the New York Post reports.
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Back on Jets' practice squad
RBFree Agent
November 7, 2018
The Jets signed Henderson to their practice squad Wednesday, Darryl Slater of NJ.com reports.
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Let go by Jets
RBFree Agent
November 2, 2018
Henderson was waived by the Jets on Friday, Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports.
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