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TE Jermaine Gresham - Cincinnati Bengals

6-5, 261Born: 6-16-1988College: OklahomaDrafted: Round 1, pick 21

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From the upgrade/downgrade report (Mon Oct 20): Gresham had quite the PPR day, but that was only because the Bengals offense was dysfunctional against the Colts. Once AJ Green is back, his value will evaporate, but that might not happen until Week 9.

Week 8: vs Baltimore Ravens

Detailed matchup analysis coming soon.

Recent Stats and Projections

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5 at NE 2 15 0 0
6 vs CAR 6 68 0 0
7 at IND 10 48 0 0
8 vs BAL PROJ-Tremblay 4 * * *

Recent Game Summaries

2014 Week 5 vs NE (4 / 2 / 15 / 0 rec)

Gresham has been phased out of the passing game, as he just doesn't seem to get many targets anymore. In the first half, Gresham ran a nice route across the middle, beat the linebacker to the endzone and got a perfect pass in the endzone. Unfortunately he just flat out dropped the easy TD, which led to the Bengals settling for a field goal. Other than that play, Gresham played a minor role in the game. Gresham had a chance to really cement his status as the first TE with Eifert's injury, but he has completely failed to do so. The Bengals are really looking forward to Eifert's return, as they are getting zero production from Gresham.

2014 Week 6 vs CAR (7 / 6 / 68 / 0 rec)

Gresham has had an awful season so far, completely failing to step up while Eifert has been out. But he finally came up big when the Bengals needed him the most. This offense would have been in deep trouble without a contribution from the big TE, and he made some nice plays. He converted a first down over the middle early in the game. Then on the third possession, Dalton hit Gresham for 23 yards deep down the middle of the field. Gresham was again running down the middle of the field on one of Dalton's INT's and Dalton badly overthrew him on the INT. Gresham also made a nice catch and run on a short pass on the Bengals final drive in OT, catching the ball at the line of scrimmage and making a nice 8 yard run to put the Bengals in good position. The 6 catch, 68 yard statline is the type of contribution that Gresham has consistently made for years. Though he's never been spectacular or game-breaking, Gresham has always been a solid TE. So his inability to do anything so far this year, has been particularly concerning, especially given the number of injuries the Bengals have had on offense. This performance by Gresham was sorely needed, and he certainly will get a lot of looks next week against Indianapolis with AJ Green likely out again.

2014 Week 7 vs IND (12 / 10 / 48 / 0 rec)

Gresham had 10 receptions, which usually means you've had a great day. But the receptions were all short dumpoffs, and the Colts were more than happy to allow Gresham to get them. He played the safety valve role, but provided no spark from it. Gresham looks slower than ever, and he struggled to make anything happen after the catch, as the swarming Colts defense kept him completely under wraps. It's hard to imagine a guy getting 10 receptions and only 2 first downs, but Gresham somehow managed that, showing how irrelevant his "big day" actually was.

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Latest News

Bengals | Jermaine Gresham may be available (Sun Oct 19, 12:15 PM) - Cincinnati Bengals TE Jermaine Gresham could be available in a trade before the trade deadline.

Our View: Gresham could help a team like the Lions or Seahawks that are having trouble at tight end with injuries, but if the Bengals, who are missing Tyler Eifert, are willing to deal Gresham, you have to wonder how much he could help.
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Schedule

8vs Baltimore Ravens
9vs Jacksonville Jaguars
10vs Cleveland Browns
11@ New Orleans Saints
12@ Houston Texans
13@ Tampa Bay Buccaneers
14vs Pittsburgh Steelers
15@ Cleveland Browns
16vs Denver Broncos
17@ Pittsburgh Steelers