TE Matt Schobel - Free Agent

6-5, 263Born: 11-4-1978College: Texas ChristianDrafted: Round 3, pick

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Game Recaps

2007 Week 2 vs WAS (1 / 1 / 12 / 0 rec)

Schobel's only catch came on 12 yard reception late in the game that put the ball on the Washington 13 yard line.

2007 Week 3 vs DET (2 / 2 / 17 / 0 rec)

Schobel got the start for TE L.J. Smith who was out with a nagging groin injury. He got his first catch on a ten yard pass in the middle of the field for a first down. It was his only catch in the first half. In the second half, he almost had a touchdown in the end zone but was unable to bring in the ball. He did draw a pass interference penalty on that play.

2007 Week 4 vs NYG (1 / 1 / 11 / 0 rec)

Schobel was only targeted once and he caught the ball for a first down.

2007 Week 6 vs NYJ (4 / 1 / 4 / 0 rec)

Schobel was the most targeted of the Philadelphia tight end trio, hauling in one of his four targets for four total yards.

2007 Week 7 vs CHI (3 / 1 / 13 / 1 rec)

Schobel filled in for the injured L.J. Smith and caught just one pass on four targets. The reception was a big one though, as Schobel hauled in Philadelphia's only touchdown of the game on a 13 yard catch for a score.

2007 Week 11 vs MIA (2 / 1 / 4 / 0 rec)

Schobel caught one pass for four yards on the last play of the first quarter.

2007 Week 12 vs NE (1 / 1 / 18 / 0 rec)

Schobel's only target came in the second quarter and went for a gain of 18 yards.

2007 Week 15 vs DAL (1 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)

Playing for an injured L.J. Smith, Schobel started the game at tight end for the Eagles. He did not last long however, as on the Eagles first offensive series Donovan McNabb targeted Schobel deep down the middle and Cowboys safety Ken Hamlin laid a hit on Schobel to the helmet that would force him from the game. He did not return.

2007 Week 17 vs BUF (2 / 1 / 8 / 0 rec)

The brother of Buffalo DE Aaron Schobel, Matt caught one pass for eight yards. His other target was incomplete when Aaron dropped into shallow coverage and was one of three defenders who knocked down the pass.

2006 Week 1 vs HOU (1 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)

Schobel was targeted once but was the pass was short and he was unable to make the completion.

2006 Week 2 vs NYG (2 / 1 / 11 / 0 rec)

Schobel caught an 11 yard pass in the fourth quarter for a first down, one of only two Eagles first downs in the fourth quarter. He was also targeted early in the game in the end zone, but he bobbled away a touchdown catch in the opening period. RB Brian Westbrook scored two plays later.

2006 Week 3 vs SF (1 / 1 / 60 / 0 rec)

Schobel caught the only ball thrown to him, then rumbled slowly down the sideline (but making a nice move to avoid a sure tackle) for an 60 yard reception which set up a Eagles' touchdown

2006 Week 4 vs GB (0 / 1 / 11 / 0 rec)

Schobel was targeted by kicker David Akers at the end of the first half. Akers had the opportunity to try a 54 yard field goal, but threw to Schobel for an 11 yard gain as time expired.

2006 Week 5 vs DAL (1 / 1 / 16 / 0 rec)

Schobel caught one pass for 16 yards and a first down in the second quarter. It was his only target for the game.

2006 Week 6 vs NO (2 / 2 / 41 / 0 rec)

Schobel had a big reception in the third quarter that went for 49 yards including a nice run, however a holding penalty during the run after catch, negated some of the gain. He finished the game with two catches for 42 yards.

2006 Week 7 vs TB (3 / 1 / 8 / 0 rec)

Schobel dropped two of his three targets, two easy passes that hit him in the hands in the first and third quarters. He was able to snare an eight yard catch in the second quarter.

2006 Week 8 vs JAX (1 / 1 / 4 / 0 rec)

Schobel caught one short pass for four yards in the fourth quarter. His lone target of the game gave the Eagles a first down.

2006 Week 10 vs WAS (1 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)

Schobel was targeted once in the back of the end zone but was unable to make the catch.

2006 Week 12 vs IND (1 / 1 / 3 / 0 rec)

Schobel was primarily used as a blocker, but did catch one pass in the first half.

2006 Week 14 vs WAS (2 / 1 / 1 / 0 rec)

Schobel was targeted on the first third down of the game for Philadelphia and he came up short, gaining just one yard. He had one other target in the third quarter but the ball was nearly intercepted by LB Marcus Washington, and by all rights it should have been an interception.

2006 Week 15 vs NYG (1 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)

Schobel was the target of a deep pass from Garcia but he was unable to make the catch on the sideline.

2006 Week 16 vs DAL (2 / 2 / 35 / 1 rec)

Matt Schobel came in when L.J. Smith went out with a foot injury, and he immediately contributed. Schobel caught a 25 yard pass from QB Jeff Garcia in the first quarter on a post pattern down the middle for Philadelphia's first score of the game. Later Schobel added another 10 yard catch and a first down in the second quarter on a slant route. These were his only two targets for the game, but his contributions to the Eagles were large.

2006 Week 17 vs ATL (3 / 2 / 24 / 1 rec)

Schobel caught a fourteen yard touchdown pass from QB A.J. Feeley on a post pattern. The pass was tipped by LB Keith Brooking, but Schobel did a nice job of concentrating on the ball and making the reception. His second target was a long fade towards the right sideline. He made a great over the shoulder catch, but was flagged for a push-off and offensive pass interference on the play. On the next series he converted a second and six play pulling in a nice catch on the right sideline. Midway through the third quarter he was able to draw a pass interference flag on a linebacker to keep a long drive alive.

2006 Week 18 vs NYG (1 / 1 / 6 / 0 rec)

Schobel caught one short pass for six yards in the fourth quarter on his only target of the contest.

2006 Week 19 vs NO (2 / 1 / 5 / 0 rec)

Schobel caught a short five yard pass in the first quarter on his only target of the game.

2005 Week 1 vs CLE (1 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)

Schobel received only one look on the day, as the Bengals did most of their work on the ground and didn't have to look over the middle often to move the ball on third down, where Schobel made his mark during the 2004 season.

2005 Week 2 vs MIN (2 / 2 / 36 / 1 rec)

After being blanked last week, Schobel had a couple of nice catches and a touchdown.

2005 Week 3 vs CHI (2 / 1 / 4 / 0 rec)

Schobel's role was more blocker than receiver, as evidenced by his two targets.

2005 Week 4 vs HOU (2 / 1 / 20 / 0 rec)

Multiple injuries to the offensive line forced the Bengals to utilize a number of blocking tight end sets with Reggie Kelly and Tony Stewart, and limited the number of pass routes which Matt Schobel was able to run.

2005 Week 5 vs JAX (4 / 3 / 23 / 0 rec)

Schobel was not involved in the passing game during the first half, but was featured on a few plays in the second half on possession type routes.

2005 Week 6 vs TEN (1 / 1 / 5 / 0 rec)

Schobel was not a factor in the Bengals' offensive plans, as is the case most games, had just one catch for five yards.

2005 Week 7 vs PIT (0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)

Schobel was on the field at times, but did not register a catch.

2005 Week 8 vs GB (1 / 1 / 12 / 0 rec)

Schobel's only target and catch came on the opening drive leading to the Chris Perry touchdown.

2005 Week 9 vs BAL (1 / 1 / 12 / 0 rec)

Schobel caught the only pass thrown at him, but then fumbled as he was getting forced down near the sideline. The fumble was returned by Will Demps for what was initially ruled a touchdown but, luckily for Schobel, a referee had blown an inadvertent whistle which stopped the play dead where the fumble was recovered.

2005 Week 11 vs IND (1 / 1 / 9 / 0 rec)

Schobel caught one pass for nine yards in the second half.

2005 Week 12 vs BAL (0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)

Schobel made a two point conversion reception in the fourth quarter.

2005 Week 15 vs DET (2 / 2 / 20 / 0 rec)

Schobel had two balls thrown his way and caught them both for a total of 20 yards.

2005 Week 16 vs BUF (2 / 2 / 30 / 0 rec)

Schobel made a 23 yard reception for a first down on the drive leading to Chad Johnson's 41 yard touchdown. Schobel gained seven yards on his only other target.

2005 Week 17 vs KC (4 / 3 / 22 / 0 rec)

Schobel ended up as one of the better receivers for the Bengals. He also fielded one short kickoff. After fielding the ball, he laid on the ground protecting it until he was told by his teammates to get up and run with it.