TE C.J. Fiedorowicz - Houston Texans
|6-6, 265||Born: 10-22-1991||College: Iowa||Drafted: Round 3|
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Recent Game Summaries
2016 Week 19 vs NE (5 / 3 / 36 / 1 rec)
Fuller had plenty of opportunities to get going on offense and make a difference but two keep misses by him on football thrown to him in the end zone were crucial misses in the loss. Dropping a well placed 40 yard deep ball from Osweiler that was over his shoulder was the biggest miss of the evening. He did have some hitch routes caught for a total of 16 yards but he missed a big day if he could haul in those passes.
2016 Week 17 vs TEN (7 / 2 / 12 / 1 rec)
It was a quiet day for Fiedorowicz but he did cap off his day with a 4 yard touchdown reception when he settled down into a zone opening a nice window for Osweiler to hit him. He did have one pass that hit him in the chest when he came out of his break that almost ended up intercepted.
2016 Week 16 vs CIN (7 / 4 / 42 / 0 rec)
His first game back from a concussion, Fiedorowicz took some time to get going. With two key drops early to start the game, he showed up late with receptions of 14 and 12 to keep drives going. It was a slow game for Fiedorwicz but it was clear he was not comfortable early on the field.
2016 Week 14 vs IND (7 / 3 / 32 / 0 rec)
It is clear that Fiedorowicz is Osweiler's favorite target on the field. 7 total targets and he had an 18 yard catch wiped out after Bill O'Brien decided to accept a holding call to get a fresh set of downs. His best catch came on a 20 yard reception down the middle of the field on a play action pass. One big concern is that he had two drops on relatively easy passes. The production is there but he still has some fine tuning to do on the field.
2016 Week 13 vs GB (9 / 6 / 44 / 0 rec)
Continuing to be Osweiler's favorite target over the middle, and racked up 44 yards on 6 receptions. His longest reception was 13 yards on an out route that he beat the linebacker and made a defensive back miss. Fiedorowicz continues to eat up yards after the catch and he makes defensive backs make some decisions when they come up to tackle him.
2016 Week 12 vs SD (6 / 4 / 42 / 0 rec)
Fiedorowicz remains the Osweiler's favorite target with four receptions for 42 yards. He keeps doing his work in the middle of the field and on a play action pass he caught it for 16 yards. One thing Fiedorowicz does well is eat up yards after the catch and he continues to do that.
2016 Week 11 vs OAK (10 / 6 / 82 / 0 rec)
It was another solid game for Fiedorowicz and he worked the middle of the field once again. Fiedorowicz had 6 receptions for 82 yards and one of his best receptions came on an out route on a pinpoint ball for 19 yards. Fiedorowicz did solid work with the football and by mid-game, Raiders were turning down contact with him when he had to football. He did had three drops on the evening which all hit him in catchable spots. Fiedorowicz is becoming Osweiler's favorite target outside of Hopkins and it is helping the offense in key spots.
2016 Week 10 vs JAX (5 / 3 / 26 / 0 rec)
C.J. Fiedorowicz had three receptions all to the middle of the field and was his longest was for 13 yards early int eh game. He was the checked down option in the middle of the field but with a lead the Texans opted to run the ball to burn the clock.
2016 Week 8 vs DET (7 / 5 / 43 / 1 rec)
The emergence of Fiedorowicz is something to watch and he is becoming the main recipient of the attention being paid to Hopkins. Five reception and one red zone target that sailed over his head, Fiedorowicz is a real option for the passing attack. His best attribute is being able to finish catches with impressive yards after the catch. He makes defenders pay fro trying to tackle him. His best play came on his touchdown reception where he knocked the defender down mid-route to get open. He is too big for most safeties to cover and he is taking advantage of the ball being thrown his way.
2016 Week 7 vs DEN (7 / 5 / 35 / 0 rec)
Osweiler continues to go to work and looking for C.J. Fiedorowicz in the passing game. Catching 5 passes on the day, Fiedorowicz longest reception was for 12 yards and he also had a 10 yard reception late in the game. He continues to finish each game as one of the favorite targets for Osweiler, making him a real option in the middle of the field.
2016 Week 6 vs IND (7 / 6 / 85 / 1 rec)
It is hard to believe the Texans are making a functional tight end out of C.J. Fiedorowicz who had six receptions for 85 yards. Fidorowicz is booming a catch and run threat on the field and continues to wreck havoc on the middle of the field. Reception for 22 yards saw Fiedorowicz hit the seam on a play action pass and a good yards after the catch play. He also had a pass where Osweiler saw him uncovered and it was a quick pass for 13 yards on a third down play. The play of the game came when Fiedorwicz beat the linebacker and made a catch with the safety bearing down on him for at the game tying 26 yard touchdown reception. His hands are a plus and Osweiler is becoming comfortable with his tight end in the middle of the field.
2016 Week 5 vs MIN (8 / 4 / 61 / 0 rec)
For the second straight week, Fiedorowicz made a difference for the Texans passing game. He ran a solid rail route to beat the linebacker and if it was a better thrown pass, it would have been a walk into the end zone. Instead it went for a 22 yard gain. Averaging over 15 yards a reception, he is finally becoming part of the offense. He is making catches and is having room to work in the middle of the field. Two weeks of positive play for Fiedorowicz at the position.
2016 Week 4 vs TEN (5 / 4 / 48 / 1 rec)
It was the first time in a while that a tight end in the offense actually showed some threat in the passing game. A 14 yard touchdown reception was a big start to the game after leaping up over the defender in a good ball from Osweiler. He also had an 18 yard reception where he beat the inside linebacker off the line of scrimmage and caught the ball and finished with a stiff arm to get some good yards after the catch. Fiedorowicz was having a strong day up until he was slowed on a field goal attempt when he was rolled up on injuring his knee. He did finish the game despite the knee injury.
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