Jordan Akins
Jordan Akins
28-Year-Old Tight EndTE
Houston Texans
Questionable
Injury Ankle
2020 Fantasy Outlook
The Texans had a deep group at tight end in 2019, but injuries left Akins and Darren Fells as the primary options from Week 1 until the team's playoff loss to the Chiefs. Akins doubled his production in 2019, relative to his rookie 2018 season, in all major fantasy categories and caught the first two touchdowns of his career. He benefited from injuries at wideout which prompted an increase in two-tight-end sets. That might be different in 2020 after Houston added Brandin Cooks and Randall Cobb to a wideout crew that also includes Will Fuller and Kenny Stills. Additionally, the Texans enter training camp with four healthy tight ends. Read Past Outlooks
RANKS
$Signed a four-year, $3.33 million contract with the Texans in May of 2018.
Targeting Week 9 return
TEHouston Texans
Ankle
October 26, 2020
Coach Romeo Crennel said Monday that he expects Akins (concussion/ankle) to be available against Jacksonville in Week 9, Drew Dougherty of the Texans' official site reports.
ANALYSIS
Akins has missed three straight games while dealing with a concussion as well as an ankle injury, but it appears as though he's set to return to action after the Texans' bye. The 28-year-old served as Houston's clear top tight end during the first three games of the season, so if he's indeed able to fully clear the concussion protocol for Week 9, he'll stand to resume handling No.1 reps.
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How do Jordan Akins' 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
21.5
 
Air Yards Per Snap
0.58
 
% Team Air Yards
4.4%
 
% Team Targets
6.4%
 
Avg Depth of Target
5.7 Yds
 
Catch Rate
93.3%
 
Drop Rate
0.0%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
6.3
 
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Snap Distribution / Depth Chart
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How often does Jordan Akins run a route when on the field for a pass play?
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Jordan Akins
98 routes   15 targets
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95%
120 routes   19 targets
74%
23 routes   3 targets
64%
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2020 Jordan Akins Split Stats
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Jordan Akins' 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' 4"
 
Weight
243 lbs
 
Hand Length
9.50 in
 
Arm Length
32.50 in
 
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
2019
2018
With fellow tight ends Jordan Thomas and Kahale Warring (concussion) on IR, Akins figures to see added opportunities in the Texans offense this season. The 2018 third-rounder hauled in 17 passes for 225 yards in 16 games as a rookie and seemed destined to work in a time-share with Thomas this year, but Akins now profiles as the Texans' top pass-catching tight end, while veteran teammates Darren Fells and Logan Paulsen are valued more for their blocking ability.
Multiple concussion injuries limited Houston tight ends to 52 catches and two touchdowns in 2017, one year after they had a collective performance of 115 receptions and seven touchdowns. C.J. Fiedorowicz suffered three concussions and was forced to retire, while Ryan Griffin had two bouts, but will return in 2018. Head coach Bill O'Brien wants to get this position group back to its 2016 levels, and that started with the addition of Akins, a 2018 third-round draft pick out of Central Florida. A former baseball player (centerfield) who played four years in the Texas Rangers' system, Akins entered college football as a wide receiver before a knee injury prompted a shift to tight end. He caught 32 passes for 515 yards and four touchdowns for the Knights last year. Houston coaches grew familiar with the UCF graduate when they coached him during the Senior Bowl All-Star Game and were happy to see him available in the third round. They also drafted Jordan Thomas in the sixth round. Of the two, Akins is considered the better receiver and will be the first in line to get the targets that used to go to Fiedorowicz.
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Can't suit up against Packers
TEHouston Texans
Ankle
October 25, 2020
Akins (ankle) is inactive for Sunday's matchup against Green Bay.
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Iffy for Week 7
TEHouston Texans
Ankle
October 23, 2020
Akins (ankle/concussion) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Packers.
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Remains sidelined Thursday
TEHouston Texans
Ankle
October 22, 2020
Akins (ankle/concussion) didn't practice Thursday, Aaron Reiss of The Athletic reports.
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Ankle is the issue
TEHouston Texans
Ankle
October 22, 2020
Akins' concussion symptoms have subsided, and his high-ankle sprain is the reason for him missing Wednesday's practice, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
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Misses practice Wednesday
TEHouston Texans
Concussion
October 21, 2020
Akins (ankle/concussion) didn't practice Wednesday.
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