TE Eric Ebron - Indianapolis Colts
|6-4, 265||Born: 4-10-1993||College: North Carolina||Drafted: Round 1, pick 2014|
News you need to know
From the upgrade/downgrade report (Mon Nov 19): You can tolerate a zero from Ebron when his weekly ceiling is so high, but if he comes up small against the Dolphins in Week 12, it will be difficult to trust him again. He did have a pass attempt in the red zone but overthrew Andrew Luck.
Week 12: vs Miami Dolphins
Detailed matchup analysis coming soon.
Recent Stats and Projections
Weekly Performance vs TE 1, TE 12, TE 24
Eric Ebron's percentile rank in each category, among TE with more than 50 fantasy points.
Recent Game Summaries
2018 Week 10 vs JAX (3 / 3 / 69 / 2 rec, 1 / 2 / 1 rush)
Eric Ebron scored 3 first half touchdowns including a great 53 yard catch and run. Ebron came wide open up the seam on what appeared to be a blown coverage and made a spectacular move along the sideline to stay in bounds and get the ball inside the pylon for a 53 yard touchdown. Ebron made his second catch for a gain of 4 running a shallow crossing route. Ebron took a jet sweep hand off from Luck into the end zone for a 2 yard touchdown. Ebron on what again appeared to be a blown coverage running a corner route. This time Ebron made an easy catch for a 12 yard touchdown. Ebron did not record a catch in the second half.
2018 Week 8 vs OAK (3 / 3 / 37 / 1 rec)
Eric Ebron returned to playing a complimentary role with Jack Doyle back in the line up. Ebron made his first catch crossing the formation off of play action for a 12 yard gain. Eric Ebron ran a corner route and used his frame to box out his defender and secure a 20 yard touchdown.
2018 Week 7 vs BUF (7 / 3 / 31 / 0 rec)
Eric Ebron saw limited usage because of the Colts jumping out to a big lead in the first half. Ebron made his first catch over the middle for a 5 yard gain on 3rd and 6. Ebron ran a curl route over the middle for a 14 yard gain. Ebron made a nice physical play to pick up 12 yards on an underneath catch.
2018 Week 6 vs NYJ (7 / 4 / 71 / 1 rec, 1 / -1 / 0 rush)
Eric Ebron was Andrew Luck's most reliable pass catcher. Ebron is being used more and more as a downfield weapon instead of as a check down option or underneath receiver. Ebron is taking advantage of these opportunities and making plays. Ebron made his first catch running an out breaking route from the slot for 15 yards. Ebron was targeted at the 3 yard line on a screen pass was stopped for no gain. Ebron boxed out his defender and made a contested catch running a corner route for a 19 yard gain. Ebron found space in front of the Jets' deep safety running down the seam for an 18 yard touchdown. Ebron again used his body to shield the defender while making the catch. Ebron made a 19 yard catch right in the middle of the zone defense.
2018 Week 5 vs NE (15 / 9 / 105 / 2 rec)
Eric Ebron played by far his best game of the season and had more than 100 receiving yards for the first time in his career. Ebron was a match up problem for the Patriots' safeties and looked smooth and fast running downfield. Ebron dropped his first target in the flat. Ebron ran a curl route over the middle and picked up 8 yards on 3rd and 5. Ebron came wide open off of play action and made a nice adjustment to catch an underthrown pass from Luck for a gain of 17. Ebron had a 16 yard gain negated by a holding penalty. Ebron made a catch in the flat for 7 yards. Ebron beat Devin McCourty running a corner route from the slot for a 14 yard touchdown. Ebron beat Patrick Chung deep over the middle for a 28 yard catch and run on 3rd and 10. Ebron again beat McCourty on a corner route this time picking up 18 yards. Ebron made a 7 yard catch underneath. Ebron came wide open off of play action for a 1 yard touchdown.
2018 Week 4 vs HOU (10 / 5 / 40 / 1 rec)
Eric Ebron picked up 9 yards running a slant on his first target. Ebron's first two targets downfield fell incomplete. The first because of an off target throw and Ebron drew a defensive holding penalty on the second. Ebron dropped a 10 yard catch over the middle. Eric Ebron drew an illegal contact penalty on another downfield target. Ebron made a contested 12 yard catch over the middle. Ebron caught a 5 yard touchdown thanks to a blown coverage. Ebron dropped what would have been a 12 yard completion over the middle. Ebron made a nice sideline catch for a 9 yard gain. Ebron left the field with an unspecified injury following the catch.
2018 Week 3 vs PHI (11 / 5 / 33 / 0 rec)
Eric Ebron picked up 4 yards running a curl on his first reception of the game. Eric Ebron picked up 6 yards on a check down in the flat from Luck. Ebron was again targeted in the end zone on the same route he scored on against the Bengals but the pass was broken up by Jalen Mills. Ebron racked up 3 catches for 23 yards in what was essentially garbage time.
2018 Week 2 vs WAS (4 / 3 / 26 / 1 rec)
Eric Ebron's defender fell down as Ebron ran a crossing route and Ebron gained 13 yards on the play. Ebron ran a corner route lined up from the slot and caught a nice back shoulder throw from Luck for a 7 yard touchdown. Ebron picked up 7 yards running a shallow crossing route. A poor throw downfield from Luck caused an incompletion on what would have been a 20 yard gain for Ebron. Ebron has run fewer routes and played fewer snaps but has been much more efficient and effective than Jack Doyle from a fantasy perspective.
2018 Week 1 vs CIN (5 / 4 / 51 / 1 rec)
Eric Ebron picked up 12 yards on a check down from Luck running a crossing route. Eric Ebron came wide open downfield on what appeared to be a blown coverage. Luck found Ebron for an easy 26 yard touchdown. Ebron beat man coverage over the middle for a gain of 12.
Latest NewsColts | Eric Ebron blanked in Week 11 (Mon Nov 19, 12:25 AM) - Indianapolis Colts TE Eric Ebron was not targeted and misfired on his lone pass attempt in Week 11 versus the Tennessee Titans. link to story Colts | Eric Ebron pulls off rare feat (Mon Nov 12, 02:51 AM) - Indianapolis Colts TE Eric Ebron became only the second tight end in NFL history to catch two touchdowns and rush for one in the same game in Week 10 against the Jacksonville Jaguars. He joins Rob Gronkowski, who was the first to accomplish that feat on Dec. 4, 2011, versus the Colts. link to story Colts | Three scores for Eric Ebron (Sun Nov 11, 08:40 PM) - Indianapolis Colts TE Eric Ebron caught three passes for 69 yards and two touchdowns and added a two-yard rushing touchdown in a 29-26 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 10. link to story
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