Michael Roberts
Michael Roberts
26-Year-Old Tight EndTE
 Free Agent  
Free Agent
Questionable
Injury Shoulder
2020 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Michael Roberts in 2020. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Released by the Dolphins in July of 2020.
Dropped by Miami
TEFree Agent
Shoulder
July 27, 2020
Roberts (shoulder) has been waived by the Dolphins with a non-football injury designation.
ANALYSIS
Roberts spent the entire 2019 season on the sideline after recovering from reconstructive shoulder surgery. He later signed with the Dolphins in the offseason, but apparently his health is still not up to par. As a result, he'ill likely need to fully recover before getting a new opportunity.
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Michael Roberts' measurables compare to other tight ends?
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
6' 5"
 
Weight
265 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.86 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.51 sec
 
Cone Drill
7.05 sec
 
Vertical Jump
30.0 in
 
Broad Jump
110 in
 
Hand Length
11.50 in
 
Arm Length
33.00 in
 
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November 28, 2018
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
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A 2017 fourth-round pick, Roberts caught 13 passes in his two seasons with the Lions, who then attempted to trade him to New England in June. The deal fell through due to a failed physical, and the Lions ultimately decided to waive the tight end. The divisional-rival Packers placed a claim, only for Roberts to fail another physical in Green Bay. He's thus a free agent entering training camp and on the far edges of fantasy relevance.
Both Eric Ebron and Darren Fells - the Lions' top two tight ends in 2017 - were allowed to walk in free agency. This offseason, GM Bob Quinn signed veterans Luke Willson (Seahawks) and Levine Toilolo (Falcons) to take their places. However, Roberts can't be overlooked as a candidate to emerge as the No. 1 receiving option from the position, as neither Willson nor Toilolo have caught more than 20 passes in any season over the past three years. Not only is Roberts an above-average blocker, the second-year pro has already proven to be a red-zone nightmare after catching 16 touchdowns during his senior season at Toledo in 2016. No matter, there's a real chance that Detroit takes a committee approach at the position in 2018, which could limit the upside of all three simultaneously.
Roberts (6-4, 270) is a huge target with nice hands and a knack for getting open in tight coverage. Over 80 percent of his career receptions at Toledo went for first downs and the 16 touchdown receptions he posted his senior year was good for seventh-most in MAC history. He enters the 2017 campaign no higher than third on the depth chart behind Eric Ebron and Darren Fells, but the rookie's red-zone receiving prowess should help him carve out some sort of role on offense during his rookie season.
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Lands in Miami
TEMiami Dolphins
Shoulder
February 19, 2020
Roberts (shoulder) agreed to a contract with the Dolphins on Wednesday, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports.
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Recovering from surgery
TEFree Agent
Shoulder
August 20, 2019
Roberts is recovering from reconstructive shoulder surgery, Erik Schlitt of The Lions Wire reports.
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Waived again
TEFree Agent
Shoulder
June 19, 2019
The Packers waived Roberts on Wednesday after he failed his physical, Field Yates of ESPN reports.
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Claimed by Green Bay
TEGreen Bay Packers
June 17, 2019
The Packers claimed Roberts off waivers Monday, Chris Burke of The Athletic reports.
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Waived instead of traded
TEFree Agent
June 14, 2019
Roberts reverted back to the Lions and was waived after an unsuccessful attempted trade to the Patriots, Tim Twentyman of the Lions' official site reports.
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