Jordan Thomas
Jordan Thomas
22-Year-Old Tight EndTE
Houston Texans
2018 Fantasy Outlook
Thomas was the second of a one-two, draft-day punch to bolster the beleaguered tight end position in Houston. He was selected in the sixth round, three rounds after the Texans took Jordan Akins. Following the retirement of C.J. Fiedorowicz, there's an opportunity for Thomas and/or Akins to emerge as a target for quarterback Deshaun Watson. Thomas is considered the bigger project of the two and is expected to become the blocking tight end, though at 6-5, he presents an inviting target for quarterback Deshaun Watson. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a four-year, $2.58 million contract with the Texans in May of 2018.
One catch in finale
TEHouston Texans
December 31, 2018
Thomas caught his lone target for six yards in Sunday's 20-3 win over Jacksonville.
ANALYSIS
This was the third straight week that Thomas was limited to one target, as Houston's tight ends have been an ignored bunch all season. He finished the regular season with four touchdowns to lead the position group, but Houston's passing attack focuses mainly on its wide receivers.
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How do Jordan Thomas' 2018 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
9.9
 
Air Yards Per Snap
0.34
 
% Team Air Yards
3.8%
 
% Team Targets
5.5%
 
Avg Depth of Target
5.9 Yds
 
Catch Rate
74.1%
 
Drop Rate
3.7%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
4.7
 
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How often does Jordan Thomas run a route when on the field for a pass play?
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Jordan Thomas
178 routes   27 targets
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82%
188 routes   25 targets
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361 routes   43 targets
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Jordan Thomas' 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
280 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.64 sec
 
Shuttle Time
3.94 sec
 
Cone Drill
6.28 sec
 
Vertical Jump
38.0 in
 
Broad Jump
124 in
 
Bench Press
4 reps
 
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Last among tight ends
TEHouston Texans
December 24, 2018
Thomas was targeted once and did not have a catch in Sunday's 32-30 loss to the Eagles.
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Catches lone target
TEHouston Texans
December 16, 2018
Thomas caught one pass for two yards in Saturday's 29-22 win over the Jets.
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Snares four targets
TEHouston Texans
December 9, 2018
Thomas caught all four of his targets for 31 yards in Sunday's 24-21 loss to the Colts.
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Leads Houston tight ends
TEHouston Texans
December 3, 2018
Thomas caught all three of his targets for 32 yards, including an 11-yard touchdown, in Sunday's 29-13 win over Cleveland.
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Scores in Week 9 win
TEHouston Texans
November 5, 2018
Thomas caught his lone target for a seven-yard touchdown in Sunday's 19-17 win over the Broncos.
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