Erik Swoope
Erik Swoope
27-Year-Old Tight EndTE
 Free Agent  
Free Agent
2019 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Erik Swoope in 2019. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Released by the Raiders in July of 2019.
Waived Tuesday
TEFree Agent
July 30, 2019
Swoope was cut by the Raiders on Tuesday, Paul Gutierrez of ESPN.com reports.
ANALYSIS
Swoope was recently signed by the team this offseason after appearing in seven games with the Colts in 2018. The 27-year-old could be an attractive option on the open market, after he caught seven of 10 targets last season for 87 yards and three touchdowns. Swoope can sign with any team, and could be given another chance before too long.
Read More News
NFL Stats
Loading NFL Stats...
Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
See red zone opportunities inside the 20, 10 and 5-yard lines along with the percentage of time they converted the opportunity into a touchdown.
Loading Fantasy/Red Zone Stats...
Advanced NFL Stats
Loading Advanced NFL Stats...
NFL Game Log
Calculate Stats Over Time
Just click on any two dates.
Scoring
Standard
PPR
Half PPR
FanDuel
DraftKings
Yahoo DFS
Loading NFL Game Log...
Receiving Alignment Breakdown
See where Erik Swoope lined up on the field and how he performed at each spot.
Detailed
Grouped
Side
Loading Alignment Breakdown...
Loading Alignment Breakdown...
Loading Alignment Breakdown...
Loading Team Alignment Breakdown...
2019 Erik Swoope Split Stats
Loading NFL Split Stats...
Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Erik Swoope
Gameday Injuries: Week 13
324 days ago
Juan Carlos Blanco guides you through a Week 13 injury report replete with big names and several potential game-time decisions as of early Sunday morning.
DFS Tournament Guide: Week 13
325 days ago
Spencer Ware belongs in all DFS lineups following his unexpected ascent to the lead role in the Kansas City backfield.
Weekly Rankings: Week 13 Value Meter
329 days ago
This week it's Phillip Lindsay's turn to tear it up against the Bengals' absent linebacking corps.
Gameday Injuries: Week 12
331 days ago
Juan Carlos Blanco guides you through a Week 12 injury report that's bursting at the seams with relevant fantasy names and lets you know which are trending in the right direction as of early Sunday morning.
Gameday Injuries: Week 11
338 days ago
Juan Carlos Blanco guides you through a Week 11 injury report that is surprisingly light for quarterbacks and running backs but features plenty of walking wounded among receivers.
Past Fantasy Outlooks
2018
2017
2016
2015
2014
Swoope was retained on a modest one-year contract that will keep him in Indianapolis for another season. Despite his full recovery from a knee injury that prevented him from playing a single game in 2017, Swoope enters the 2018 campaign as the clear third option behind 2017 breakout player Jack Doyle and offseason pickup Eric Ebron. Since both of these players have significantly more upside as pass catchers than Swoope does, there seems to be little chance for Swoope to gain fantasy relevance if both Doyle and Ebron stay healthy.
The former basketball player will take on a larger role in 2017 with Dwayne Allen now in New England. Swoope will now push for the No. 2 spot on the depth chart behind Jack Doyle and while he primarily served as a blocker last season, the 25-year-old seems likely to be more incorporated into pass-catching responsibilities this season. At 6-foot-5, Swoope represents a large target that could be of particular value in the red zone.
Swoope, a former University of Miami basketball player, figures to get a chance to become the No. 2 tight end for the Colts following the offseason departure of Coby Fleener. However, Jack Doyle waits in the wings, and the two will compete for playing time behind entrenched-starter Dwayne Allen. The bottom line: Swoope's fantasy value hinges on his depth chart rank, but, if given the chance, he could emerge as an option in deep or 2-TE fantasy leagues given the pass-happy nature of the Colts' offense.
The 6-5, 220-pound Swoope, who played college basketball for the University of Miami, signed a contract with the Colts as an undrafted free agent and spent the full season on the practice squad. The Colts are hoping they can have the same success of turning a top college basketball player into a tight end along the lines of Jimmy Graham and Antonio Gates. However, it's unlikely he'll have any role in the offense as Indy has a deep receiver corps and two strong pass catching tight ends.
Swoope, who played college basketball for the University of Miami, signed a contract with the Colts as an undrafted free agent. At 6-5, 220, the Colts are hoping they can have the same success of turning a top college basketball player into a tight end along the lines of Jimmy Graham and Antonio Gates. Swoope didn't play football in college and hasn't played organized football at any level. After not cracking the 53-man roster, the best-case scenario is likely that he sticks on the practice squad and can develop into a viable football player in 2015.
More Fantasy News
Heading to Oakland
TEOakland Raiders
May 21, 2019
Swoope signed a one-year deal with the Raiders on Tuesday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
ANALYSIS
Subscribe now to instantly reveal our take on this news.
Contract expires
TEFree Agent
January 21, 2019
Swoope's contract with the Colts' practice squad expired Monday, per the league's official transaction log.
ANALYSIS
Subscribe now to instantly reveal our take on this news.
Rejoins Indy's practice squad
TEFree Agent
December 26, 2018
The Colts re-signed Swoope to their practice squad Wednesday.
ANALYSIS
Subscribe now to instantly reveal our take on this news.
Waived after failing physical
TEFree Agent
Undisclosed
December 13, 2018
Swoope (undisclosed) failed his physical and was waived by the Saints on Thursday, Josh Katzenstein of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.
ANALYSIS
Subscribe now to instantly reveal our take on this news.
Headed to the Bayou
TENew Orleans Saints
December 12, 2018
The Saints claimed Swoope off waivers Wednesday, Mike Triplett of ESPN.com reports.
ANALYSIS
Subscribe now to instantly reveal our take on this news.