Evan Engram
Evan Engram
25-Year-Old Tight EndTE
New York Giants
IR
Injury Foot
2019 Fantasy Outlook
Arbitrary endpoints aren't always reliable when it comes to player evaluation, but Engram's strong finish in 2018 was encouraging. He returned from a hamstring injury to play the final four games, topping 75 yards in each start. The touchdown count was fairly low - one in that sequence, just three on the year - but there weren't many survivors on the sinking Giants ship. You have to squint a bit to see Engram's growth last year, but it's there on the stat page. He bumped his YPC forward, raised his catch rate by nearly 15 percentage points and had a 43 percent bump in his yards per target. The shape of the roster presents pros and cons for Engram in Year 3. Odell Beckham Jr. is gone, which presents a major chunk of available targets even after the signing of Golden Tate, who may be suspended for all of September. The quarterback position could be a mess, featuring the last days of Eli Manning versus the uncharted waters of Daniel Jones. But given the brief moments of brilliance Engram showed the last two years, we're willing to take an open mind to his likely mid-round ADP. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a four-year, $10.72 million contract with the Giants in June of 2017.
Eyeing return for offseason program
TENew York Giants
Foot
December 30, 2019
Engram (foot) said Monday that he expects to make a full recovery from the surgery he required earlier this month and return to full activity for the start of the Giants' offseason program this spring, Bob Glauber of Newsday reports.
ANALYSIS
Engram confirmed that his left foot surgery entailed repairing the Lisfranc ligament, though the tight end indicated he wasn't dealing with a "full-blown tear." While that bodes well for Engram's chances of bouncing back from the procedure, he'll likely need to showcase better health in 2020 in order to make a serious case for a lucrative contract extension. Engram has missed 13 games due to lower-body injuries the past two seasons and isn't a surefire bet to have his fifth-year option exercised this spring.
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How do Evan Engram'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
52.5
 
Air Yards Per Snap
0.93
 
% Team Air Yards
8.9%
 
% Team Targets
11.9%
 
Avg Depth of Target
6.1 Yds
 
Catch Rate
63.8%
 
Drop Rate
4.3%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
5.8
 
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Snap Distribution / Depth Chart
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How often does Evan Engram run a route when on the field for a pass play?
This data will let you see how Evan Engram and the other tight ends for the Giants 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.
Evan Engram
290 routes   68 targets
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% Routes Run
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91%
227 routes   42 targets
86%
21 routes   2 targets
78%
130 routes   28 targets
76%
0 routes   0 targets
0%
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2019 Evan Engram Split Stats
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Evan Engram'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
240 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.42 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.23 sec
 
Cone Drill
6.92 sec
 
Vertical Jump
36.0 in
 
Broad Jump
125 in
 
Bench Press
19 reps
 
Hand Length
10.00 in
 
Arm Length
33.50 in
 
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
2018
2017
We've long been programmed to ignore rookie tight ends for fantasy purposes. The position is too dynamic, too tricky, too complicated, and often it's tied to a lot of blocking and grunt work. Engram tore up that conventional wisdom, producing the seventh-best fantasy season in history by a rookie tight end. And most of those beating Engram did it before fantasy football was even a thing - only Rob Gronkowski (2010) outscored Engram since 1990. What the Giants stumbled onto with Engram, intentionally or not, is a matchup nightmare who's really just a jumbo-sized receiver at 6-3, 240, with 4.42 speed. Engram still struggles as a blocker and it might never become a strength of his game. If you want to dock Engram's potential because of Eli Manning's age and foibles, that's perfectly reasonable. And the Giants have a lot of competition in the passing game, needing to find targets for Odell Beckham Jr., Sterling Shepard and rookie running back Saquon Barkley. But there's a legitimate chance Engram is a generational talent, and it's also possible new coach Pat Shurmur - who will also call the plays - is a miracle worker on offense. Consider what Shurmur did with Nick Foles in 2013, or with Case Keenum last year. If you're not afraid to spend a primary pick on a tight end, Engram is someone you need to evaluate and consider.
Make no mistake, Engram's pass catching at Mississippi (not his blocking) pushed him into the first round of the NFL draft, with a 4.42 40 time boosting his cause. The Rebels deployed Engram at a number of positions -- tight end, H-back, slot receiver, outside receiver -- and his most common pre-draft comparison was Jordan Reed, an exciting player to be linked with. Even if Engram can get up to speed quickly -- and given all the hats the Giants would like him to wear, that seems like wishful thinking -- he'll have to deal with some Meadowlands gridlock. Odell Beckham Jr. is the key to the team's offense, Brandon Marshall was imported to fill a critical role and Sterling Shepard was useful as a rookie. The Giants wouldn't have selected Engram if they didn't see exciting down-the-road upside, but it's hard to envision a lot coming from him in Year 1.
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Surgery on tap Friday
TENew York Giants
Foot
December 18, 2019
Engram will undergo surgery Friday to repair the Lisfranc injury in his left foot, Ralph Vacchiano of SportsNet New York reports.
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Done for season
TENew York Giants
Foot
December 17, 2019
The Giants placed Engram (foot) on injured reserve Tuesday, Michael Eisen of the team's official site reports.
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Ruled out for Week 15
TENew York Giants
Foot
December 13, 2019
Engram (foot) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Dolphins, Dan Duggan of The Athletic reports.
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Not on track to play Week 15
TENew York Giants
Foot
December 13, 2019
Engram (foot) isn't expected to play Sunday against the Dolphins, Art Stapleton of The Bergen Record reports.
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Remains limited at practice
TENew York Giants
Foot
December 12, 2019
Engram (foot) was limited at practice Thursday, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.
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