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Week 1 vs. ATL
Receiving: 2 / 10 / 0 on 3 targets
It was horrible day for Fasano, who accounted for two fumbles lost on runs after the catch, and was undercut by LB Mike Peterson for an interception in the 4th quarter. His best play was a 20-yard score down the left sideline where he gained 10 yards after the catch and dove over the pylon. Unfortunately, the play was called back due to a holding penalty on RT Vernon Carey. He still has potential as a bye-week option, but he needs to hold onto the football or else the coaching staff will give him bench time.
Week 2 vs. IND
Receiving: 1 / 1 / 0 on 2 targets
Fasano had a chance to make a very athletic catch inside the five early, but couldn't extend quite far enough to come down with the catch, and he a one-yard catch to get a first down later, but mostly, he was used to block down on the Colts talented DE combo to give Chad Pennington time to operate.
Week 3 vs. SD
Receiving: 0 / 0 / 0 on 1 targets
Fasano was about as quiet as one can be with his performance in this game. He didn't catch a single pass, with the only time his name being mentioned coming on an incompletion early on. There was miscommunication between Pennington and Fasano, as the big tight end failed to recognize the blitz coming from his side and didn't even turn around to see the ball heading his way.
Week 4 vs. BUF
Receiving: 1 / 7 / 0 on 3 targets
Fasano was an afterthought, but at least was targeted once in the red zone.
Week 5 vs. NYJ
Receiving: 4 / 38 / 1 on 7 targets
Fasano had his best game of the year, including a short TD catch from Henne and his longest catch of the day from Ronnie Brown out of the wildcat, but this game represents his ceiling, so he is still only a bottom-end backup fantasy TE.
Week 7 vs. NO
Receiving: 3 / 21 / 0 on 4 targets
Fasano had a nice downfield catch in the two-minute drill at the end of the first half, but any nice memory of that was wiped out by a ham-handed drop of a nice Ronnie Brown pass out of the wildcat that killed the first drive the Dolphins had after the Saints took the lead in the fourth quarter.
Week 8 vs. NYJ
Receiving: 2 / 16 / 0 on 5 targets
Fasano was missed by Henne when he was wide open on one target, and got called for pass interference on another, but he also got some tough yards to set up a Miami field goal.
Week 9 vs. NE
Receiving: 1 / 20 / 0 on 1 targets
Anthony Fasano had just one catch for 20 yards against the Patriots in Week 9 which came in the first quarter on his only target.
Week 12 vs. BUF
Receiving: 5 / 74 / 0 on 6 targets
After it became clear that Joey Haynos couldn't get the job done, Fasano was put back into the game plan this week, and he responded. Fasano worked the middle of the field effectively, sitting down in dead spots of the zone and taking big hits to secure catches. Fasano also got both feet in with the grace of a wide receiver on a red zone catch and showed that he deserves to have this kind of role going forward. He's worth adding again in deep dynasty leagues.
Week 13 vs. NE
Receiving: 5 / 67 / 0 on 7 targets
The Dolphins TE was a big part of the game plan against the Patriots and looks to be getting more involved with each passing week. He almost had a catch on the one yard line in the first half, was the target of a failed 2 point conversion attempt in the 3rd quarter, and contributed with some nice catches when called upon. On one play after the catch, he not only punished his defender with a big blow, but dragged 3 other red jerseys downfield making his physicality known.
Week 14 vs. JAX
Receiving: 0 / 0 / 0 on 3 targets
Fasano wasn't able to pull in any of his three targets from Chad Henne, including a potential long gain on a seam route that was knocked away from him on a nice play by a Jacksonville defender.
Week 15 vs. TEN
Receiving: 4 / 36 / 1 on 6 targets
Fasano appears to have gained the trust of Chad Henne, as he was relied on for several clutch catches, and delivered. He made a nice diving catch to set up a first and goal on the 2 in the fourth quarter. Then he got wide open in end zone on a 4th down play, to score the TD in the final minutes of regulation.
Week 16 vs. HOU
Receiving: 1 / 8 / 0 on 4 targets
Fasano had one catch against the Texans for 8 yards. He was mostly kept in to block on running downs and play-action passes against Mario Williams.
Week 17 vs. PIT
Receiving: 2 / 41 / 0 on 2 targets
Fasano still is not getting enough opportunities to be a fantasy star, but showed that he can be trusted in the clutch. Late in the game, he came up with a huge 27 yard catch and took a big hit but held on to the ball. He caught both passes thrown his way.