TE Jeff Heuerman - Denver Broncos

6-5, 254Born: 11-24-1992College: Ohio StateDrafted: Round 3, pick 2015

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Week 3: at Green Bay Packers

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FBG says: Tough matchup. Joe Flacco attempted 50 passes last week--the second-most of any quarterback during Week 2. He completed 70 percent of those passes for 292 yards, one touchdown, and one interception. His interception was a costly one coming from the two-yard line as they were on the cusp of scoring, but beyond that misstep, Flacco was improved above what he showed in Week 1. His offensive line is still allowing a high volume of pressures as they are playing very poorly right now, which will put a strain on Flacco's ability to push the ball downfield as he is accustomed to doing. Emmanuel Sanders was a target-hog last week with 13 targets as he led the team in receiving along with notching that lone receiving touchdown. Sanders now leads the team with seven red zone looks through these first two weeks. Cortland Sutton has seen some scoring opportunities, but he has come up short so far. After a solid opener, Sutton struggled under tight coverage last week. Both Broncos running backs continue to be steadily involved in the passing attack though as Phillip Lindsay has hauled in four receptions in each of the first two games while Royce Freeman surprisingly out-performed Lindsay through the air last week with five receptions for 48 yards. The Packers defense did a great job against the pass last week as they picked off Kirk Cousins twice while holding him to just 230 yards and a 44 percent completion rate. The Packers cornerbacks have lined up all over the field so far this season, so it is tough to chart a single matchup for most of the game. All three primary cornerbacks have played very well to start the season though, so the Broncos wide receivers will all be in for tough matchups. The one area of opportunity looks to be when Emmanuel Sanders line s up in the slot, as he could find some space against Tramon Williams. The Packers did lose backup safety Raven Greene this past week as Greene landed on the injured reserve list with an ankle injury, but he was only depth behind Adrian Amos and Darnell Savage--both of whom are excellent options to have over the top. On the defensive line, the Packers will have a significant advantage in the trenches due to the struggles of this Broncos offensive line and strength the Packers have both on the interior with Kenny Clark and edges with Za'Darius Smith. Joe Flacco and his supporting case should have a tough time moving the ball in this one unless their ground game can get something going.

Recent Stats and Projections

WEEKOPPoSNAPRECYDTDFumLPts
1 at OAK 21 0.0 0 0 0 0
2 vs CHI 38 4.0 21 0 0 2.1
3 at GB PROJ-Dodds * 1.4 * * * *
3 at GB PROJ-Tremblay * 1.5 * * * *
3 at GB PROJ-Bloom * 2.0 * * * *

Weekly Performance vs TE 1, TE 12, TE 24

Percentile ranks

Jeff Heuerman's percentile rank in each category, among TE with more than 50 fantasy points.

Recent Game Summaries

2019 Week 2 vs CHI (5 / 4 / 21 / 0 rec)

Heuerman saw plenty of snaps in two TE sets with Fant. He drew five targets but wasn't able to get much going with his receptions. He had a short gain up the right seam in the 1st quarter, and then followed up with another short out route a couple of plays later. Heuerman got smacked hard on an out route that came up just short on 3rd and 5 later in the 1st. He collected one more short curl route early in the 3rd quarter.

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Schedule

3@ Green Bay Packers
4vs Jacksonville Jaguars
5@ Los Angeles Chargers
6vs Tennessee Titans
7vs Kansas City Chiefs
8@ Indianapolis Colts
9vs Cleveland Browns
10--- BYE WEEK ---
11@ Minnesota Vikings
12@ Buffalo Bills
13vs Los Angeles Chargers
14@ Houston Texans
15@ Kansas City Chiefs
16vs Detroit Lions
17vs Oakland Raiders