Isaac Nauta
Isaac Nauta
23-Year-Old Tight EndTE
Detroit Lions
2020 Fantasy Outlook
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$Signed a two-year, $1.08 million contract with the Lions in November of 2019.
Activated from COVID-19 list
TEDetroit Lions
August 3, 2020
The Lions removed Nauta (illness) from the COVID-19 list Monday.
ANALYSIS
Nauta joined a list of eight Lions players who were placed on the list earlier in the offseason, but it appears the second-year tight end is healthy well ahead of the season and in time for training camp. In addition to serving as depth at that position, Nauta could be a candidate for some lead blocking should the primary fullback, which was Nick Bawden the last two seasons, miss time in 2020.
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Advanced NFL Stats
How do Isaac Nauta's 2019 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
1.2
 
Air Yards Per Snap
0.17
 
% Team Air Yards
0.1%
 
% Team Targets
0.5%
 
Avg Depth of Target
2.3 Yds
 
Catch Rate
66.7%
 
Drop Rate
33.3%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
3.5
 
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2019
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How often does Isaac Nauta run a route when on the field for a pass play?
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Isaac Nauta
6 routes   3 targets
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% Routes Run
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67%
288 routes   59 targets
89%
169 routes   27 targets
66%
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2019 Isaac Nauta Split Stats
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Isaac Nauta's 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' 3"
 
Weight
244 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.91 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.43 sec
 
Cone Drill
7.45 sec
 
Vertical Jump
28.0 in
 
Bench Press
19 reps
 
Hand Length
9.38 in
 
Arm Length
31.83 in
 
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Best Ball Journal: Post-Draft Rookie ADPs
May 7, 2019
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2019 Fantasy Outlook
Detroit wasn't done reloading it's tight end corps after signing Jesse James to a lucrative deal in free agency and drafting T.J. Hockenson with the No. 8 overall pick. Nauta, selected in the seventh round, becomes the third addition of the offseason and may have been a more high-profile selection if not for his underwhelming performance at the combine, where he clocked a miserable 4.91-second 40 time. That lack of speed wasn't a huge problem for the Georgia product in college, as Nauta caught 30 of 35 passes (86 percent catch rate) for 430 yards and three scores. However, there's no guarantee he makes the 53-man roster out of training camp and Nauta will have to beat out a slew of other contenders for the No. 3 job on the depth chart.
More Fantasy News
Joins COVID list
TEDetroit Lions
Illness
August 1, 2020
The Lions have placed Nauta (illness) on the reserve/COVID list, Michael Rothstein of ESPN.com reports.
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Spent time at fullback
TEDetroit Lions
Hamstring
February 14, 2020
Nauta served as Detroit's primary lead blocker over the final six games of the 2019 season, Chris Burke of the Athletic reports.
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Makes two catches as rookie
TEDetroit Lions
Hamstring
January 9, 2020
Nauta (hamstring) finished the 2019 season with two catches on three targets for 13 yards over six games.
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Done for day
TEDetroit Lions
Hamstring
December 29, 2019
Nauta (hamstring) was ruled out for the remainder of Sunday's game against the Lions.
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Suffers injury Sunday
TEDetroit Lions
Hamstring
December 29, 2019
Nauta (hamstring) is questionable to return to Sunday's game against Green Bay.
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