Jordan Akins
Jordan Akins
28-Year-Old Tight EndTE
Houston Texans
Questionable
Injury Concussion
2020 Fantasy Outlook
The Texans had a deep group at tight end in 2019, but injuries left Akins and Darren Fells as the primary options from Week 1 until the team's playoff loss to the Chiefs. Akins doubled his production in 2019, relative to his rookie 2018 season, in all major fantasy categories and caught the first two touchdowns of his career. He benefited from injuries at wideout which prompted an increase in two-tight-end sets. That might be different in 2020 after Houston added Brandin Cooks and Randall Cobb to a wideout crew that also includes Will Fuller and Kenny Stills. Additionally, the Texans enter training camp with four healthy tight ends. Read Past Outlooks
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$Signed a four-year, $3.33 million contract with the Texans in May of 2018.
Not playing Sunday
TEHouston Texans
Concussion
October 17, 2020
Akins (ankle/concussion) will not play Sunday against the Titans, Kyle Odegard of the Cardinals' official site reports.
ANALYSIS
Akins, who was a limited participant in practice all week, was listed as questionable on Friday's final injury report, but it seems as if the team is simply playing it safe with its starting tight end. Darren Fells, who last week posted a season-high 57 receiving yards and registered his second touchdown this season, will once again operate as the primary pass catcher in Akins' absence.
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Advanced NFL Stats
How do Jordan Akins' 2020 advanced stats compare to other tight ends?
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.
  • Air Yards Per Game
    The number of air yards he is averaging per game. Air yards measure how far the ball was thrown downfield for both complete and incomplete passes. Air yards are recorded as a negative value when the pass is targeted behind the line of scrimmage. All air yards data is from Sports Info Solutions and does not include throwaways as targeted passes.
  • Air Yards Per Snap
    The number of air yards he is averaging per offensive snap.
  • % Team Air Yards
    The percentage of the team's total air yards he accounts for.
  • % Team Targets
    The percentage of the team's total targets he accounts for.
  • Avg Depth of Target
    Also known as aDOT, this stat measures the average distance down field he is being targeted at.
  • Catch Rate
    The number of catches made divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Drop Rate
    The number of passes he dropped divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Avg Yds After Catch
    The number of yards he gains after the catch on his receptions.
Air Yards Per Game
21.5
 
Air Yards Per Snap
0.58
 
% Team Air Yards
5.0%
 
% Team Targets
7.7%
 
Avg Depth of Target
5.7 Yds
 
Catch Rate
93.3%
 
Drop Rate
0.0%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
6.3
 
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Snap Distribution / Depth Chart
Houston TexansTexans 2020 TE Snap Distribution See more data like this | See last season's snap counts
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238
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51
65
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How often does Jordan Akins run a route when on the field for a pass play?
This data will let you see how Jordan Akins and the other tight ends for the Texans are being used. Some tight ends may have a lot of snaps, but they're not that useful for fantasy purposes because they're not actually running routes. This data will help you see when this is the case.
Jordan Akins
98 routes   15 targets
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95%
95 routes   19 targets
74%
15 routes   3 targets
60%
Receiving Alignment Breakdown
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This Week's Opposing Pass Defense
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Overall QB Rating Against
101.0
 
Cornerbacks
75.8
 
Safeties
158.3
 
Linebackers
109.2
 
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2020 Jordan Akins Split Stats
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Jordan Akins' 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' 4"
 
Weight
243 lbs
 
Hand Length
9.50 in
 
Arm Length
32.50 in
 
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
2019
2018
With fellow tight ends Jordan Thomas and Kahale Warring (concussion) on IR, Akins figures to see added opportunities in the Texans offense this season. The 2018 third-rounder hauled in 17 passes for 225 yards in 16 games as a rookie and seemed destined to work in a time-share with Thomas this year, but Akins now profiles as the Texans' top pass-catching tight end, while veteran teammates Darren Fells and Logan Paulsen are valued more for their blocking ability.
Multiple concussion injuries limited Houston tight ends to 52 catches and two touchdowns in 2017, one year after they had a collective performance of 115 receptions and seven touchdowns. C.J. Fiedorowicz suffered three concussions and was forced to retire, while Ryan Griffin had two bouts, but will return in 2018. Head coach Bill O'Brien wants to get this position group back to its 2016 levels, and that started with the addition of Akins, a 2018 third-round draft pick out of Central Florida. A former baseball player (centerfield) who played four years in the Texas Rangers' system, Akins entered college football as a wide receiver before a knee injury prompted a shift to tight end. He caught 32 passes for 515 yards and four touchdowns for the Knights last year. Houston coaches grew familiar with the UCF graduate when they coached him during the Senior Bowl All-Star Game and were happy to see him available in the third round. They also drafted Jordan Thomas in the sixth round. Of the two, Akins is considered the better receiver and will be the first in line to get the targets that used to go to Fiedorowicz.
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Tagged as questionable
TEHouston Texans
Concussion
October 16, 2020
Akins (ankle/concussion) was limited in practice Friday and is questionable for Sunday's game versus the Titans.
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Should be game-time call
TEHouston Texans
Concussion
October 16, 2020
Akins (concussion) is expected to be a game-time decision Sunday at Tennessee, Deepi Sidhu of the Texans' official site reports.
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Limited again Thursday
TEHouston Texans
Concussion
October 15, 2020
Akins (concussion) was limited in Thursday's practice.
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Logs limited session
TEHouston Texans
Concussion
October 14, 2020
Akins (concussion/ankle) was a limited participant in Wednesday's practice.
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Not suiting up Sunday
TEHouston Texans
Concussion
October 11, 2020
Akins (concussion) is officially inactive for Sunday's game against the Jaguars.
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