TE Austin Hooper - Atlanta Falcons
|6-4, 254||Born: 10-29-1994||College: Stanford||Drafted: Round 3, pick 2016|
Week 8: bye week
Recent Stats and Projections
Weekly Performance vs TE 1, TE 12, TE 24
Austin Hooper's percentile rank in each category, among TE with more than 50 fantasy points.
Recent Game Summaries
2018 Week 7 vs NYG (4 / 3 / 48 / 0 rec)
Ryan found Hooper over the middle for eight yards on a throw placed behind him with trail coverage tight. Hooper went over the top of R.W. Webb for 36 yards on a play-action pass to begin its fourth series. Ryan threw the ball behind Austin Hooper on a skinny post in the end zone with seconds remaining in the half and Hooper could only get one hand on the ball. Late in the game, Ryan targeted Hooper on a short route in the right flat shy of the sticks and the Giants wrapped the tight end shy of the marker at the two-minute warning.
2018 Week 6 vs TB (10 / 9 / 71 / 1 rec)
Hooper earned five yards on second and six on a route breaking back to Matt Ryan over the middle. The Buccaneers stuffed Hooper on a tight end screen when the defense out-flanked the three blockers trying to set up the screen. Hooper then earned 14 on third down with the safeties dropping three-deep and well beyond the sticks. Hooper earned a deep out against and oiverwhelemed cornerback misplaying zone for a 17-ayrd gain. Most of Hooper's targets were routes underneath facing the quarterback. He earned eight on a 1st and 25 in the third quarter on a route like this one. Hooper dropped a third-down pass near midfield after stumbling during his break and forced a third punt in the quarter. Hooper caught key third-down pass up by two points with a linebacker wrapped around him at the marker
2018 Week 5 vs PIT (12 / 9 / 77 / 0 rec)
Hooper earned a pair of receptions during the first drive, including a hook from the slot for 14 yards against the Steelers' zone on third down. Hooper earned five yards on a tight end screen up the middle as Atlanta crossed midfield. Hooper earned a first down over the middle settling inside the Steeler's zone on 3rd and 10 early in the second quarter. Hooper earned eight catches in the middle of the field during the first half but yardage and targets were more of an extension of the ground game.
2018 Week 4 vs CIN (2 / 1 / 19 / 0 rec)
Hooper earned a 3rd and 13 check-down up the seam and broke a pair of tackles while splitting multiple defenders for a first down. Ryan overshot Hooper on a wide open post in the end zone late in the game.
2018 Week 3 vs NO (4 / 3 / 23 / 0 rec)
He made the first man miss with a mini-hurdle in the right flat during the first drive. He earned a few yards in the left flat two drives later on another flat route. Hooper earned a two-point conversion on a quick seam route that came wide open early in the fourth quarter.
2018 Week 2 vs CAR (5 / 5 / 59 / 1 rec)
He juggled his first target on a play-action shallow route for seven yards, setting up a third and one. He caught a bullet on a shallow route at the first down marker late in the half to get Atlanta inside Carolina territory. Hooper followed up with an out against single coverage for a touchdown. Hooper also made a fantastic block on an edge defender to begin the third quarter to clear a pocket for a Ryan-to-Jones pitch and catch but then missed the same block when forced to run the play again on a deep post and the edge defender was savvy to adjust. Hooper worked wide open in the fourth quarter corner route and got Atlanta deep into Carolina territory in the mid-fourth quarter.
2018 Week 1 vs PHI (4 / 3 / 24 / 0 rec)
He earned four on a low-and-away throw in the red zone off a bootleg left. A defender trailing a route outside of Hooper collided with the tight end within five yards of the line of scrimmage and threw off the timing of a third-down red zone pass to force a field goal to finish the second offensive series. Hooper earned 15 yards on a play-action crossing route. He earned a hitch route in the two-minute drill.
Latest NewsFalcons | Austin Hooper finishes with three grabs (Mon Oct 22, 11:52 PM) - Atlanta Falcons TE Austin Hooper posted three receptions for 48 yards on four targets in the Week 7 game against the New York Giants on Monday, Oct. 22. link to story Falcons | Nine grabs for Austin Hooper (Sun Oct 14, 11:06 PM) - Atlanta Falcons TE Austin Hooper caught nine of his 10 targets for 71 yards and a touchdown in a 34-29 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 6. link to story
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