Albert Okwuegbunam
Albert Okwuegbunam
22-Year-Old Tight EndTE
Denver Broncos
Questionable
Injury Knee - ACL
Sat Practice: Full
2020 Fantasy Outlook
Denver's brass sought the opinion of Drew Lock before selecting his former teammate from Missouri. Okwuegbunam is an athletic marvel with 4.49-speed at nearly 260 pounds. He enjoyed his two best collegiate seasons while playing with Lock, amassing 17 receiving touchdowns, and figures to be TE3 with some red-zone upside in Year 1. Read Past Outlooks
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#462.8
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$Signed a four-year, $4.04 million contract with the Broncos in July of 2020.
Progressing well in recovery
TEDenver Broncos
Knee - ACL
February 18, 2021
Okwuegbunam (knee) said Thursday that he anticipates being healthy for the tentative start of training camp with "no issues," Aric DiLalla of the Broncos' official site reports.
ANALYSIS
Okwuegbunam flashed through four appearances as a rookie prior to suffering a season-ending ACL tear, securing 11 of 15 targets for 121 yards and a score while battling for work behind Noah Fant. The 22-year-old, now roughly 12 weeks removed from knee surgery, said he's on track to resume jogging before the end of February. The NFL's offseason schedule is currently still murky, but Okwuegbunam at least appears on track for the tentative start of training camp, barring any postponements of complications.
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How do Albert Okwuegbunam's 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
29.5
 
Air Yards Per Snap
1.37
 
% Team Air Yards
2.4%
 
% Team Targets
2.8%
 
Avg Depth of Target
7.9 Yds
 
Catch Rate
73.3%
 
Drop Rate
13.3%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
6.5
 
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#% of Team Snaps

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36134%
13513%
11411%
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How often does Albert Okwuegbunam run a route when on the field for a pass play?
This data will let you see how Albert Okwuegbunam and the other tight ends for the Broncos 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.
Albert Okwuegbunam
56 routes   15 targets
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90%
406 routes   93 targets
91%
48 routes   15 targets
79%
40 routes   4 targets
78%
107 routes   21 targets
72%
Receiving Alignment Breakdown
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2020 Albert Okwuegbunam Split Stats
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Albert Okwuegbunam'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' 5"
 
Weight
258 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.49 sec
 
Hand Length
10.25 in
 
Arm Length
34.13 in
 
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Shows promise in 2020
TEDenver Broncos
Knee - ACL
January 14, 2021
Okwuegbunam (knee) caught 11 of 15 passes for 121 yards and a touchdown during the 2020 season. 
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Undergoes successful surgery
TEDenver Broncos
Knee - ACL
December 1, 2020
Okwuegbunam underwent successful surgery to repair a torn ACL on Tuesday, Troy Renck of Denver 7 News reports.
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Officially shifts to IR
TEDenver Broncos
Knee - ACL
November 10, 2020
The Broncos placed Okwuegbunam (knee) on season-ending injured reserve Tuesday, Mike Klis of 9News Denver reports.
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Suffers torn ACL
TEDenver Broncos
Knee - ACL
November 9, 2020
Okwuegbunam (knee) sustained a torn right ACL during Sunday's 34-27 loss to the Falcons, Mike Klis of 9News Denver reports.
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Exits with knee injury
TEDenver Broncos
Knee
November 8, 2020
Okwuegbunam was forced out of Sunday's game against the Falcons with a knee injury, Patrick Smyth of the Broncos' official site reports.
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