WR Tajae Sharpe - Tennessee Titans
|6-2, 194||Born: 12-23-1994||College: Massachusetts||Drafted: Round 5, pick 2016|
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Recent Stats and Projections
Weekly Performance vs WR 1, WR 12, WR 24, WR 36
Tajae Sharpe's percentile rank in each category, among WR with more than 50 fantasy points.
Recent Game Summaries
2018 Week 15 vs NYG (1 / 1 / 6 / 0 rec)
Tajae Sharpe was targeted just one time as he hauled it in for six yards. That one target actually came from Derrick Henry, meaning Marcus Mariota did not even look his way once as Sharpe is still playing limited snaps in recovery from his ankle injury.
2018 Week 14 vs JAX (4 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Tajae Sharpe had a close catch just before halftime called back that would have otherwise netted him 21 yards if not called back for the ball just barely touching the ground. That would be his only opportunity. before leaving the game with an injury.
2018 Week 13 vs NYJ (6 / 3 / 51 / 0 rec)
Tajae Sharpe looked healthier in this game after nursing an ankle injury for the past few weeks as he saw the second-most targets for this Titans passing offense. The majority of Sharpe's production came on just one drive as he would take advantage of soft zone coverage to catch an easy pass about 14-yards downfield before doubling his gain by turning it upfield and fighting for extra yards at the end of the play for a 28-yard reception. Just two plays later, Sharpe Streaking across the field, Sharpe went up high to pluck a well-thrown deep ball out of the air for another big reception--a 20-yard gain. Sharpe saw a few more targets here, one of which was a deep ball, but he finished with just one more three-yard reception on the final drive of the game.
2018 Week 11 vs IND (7 / 5 / 37 / 1 rec)
Tajae Sharpe led Titans Wide receivers in catches with the only touchdown of the game as he was very involved in this lackluster passing offense. Sharpe ran a great route to haul in the first reception of the second half for 19 yards--which would be his longest reception of the game. Sharpe's next catch came on the last drive of the game in garbage time as he converted a 3rd-and-6 with a nice 14-yard reception in the middle of the field as he settled into a hole in the coverage. That drive was a good one for Sharpe, as he capped it off with the Titans' only touchdown of the game on a back shoulder fade from the one-yard line.
2018 Week 10 vs NE (3 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Tajae Sharpe was targeted three times but managed to haul in zero receptions as he continues to battle through an ankle injury.
2018 Week 9 vs DAL (1 / 1 / 0 / 0 rec)
Tajae Sharpe was not a factor in the Titans offense this week as he appeared to tweak something in pregame warmups. Sharpe did have one reception on one target, but it went nowhere.
2018 Week 7 vs LAC (9 / 7 / 101 / 0 rec)
Tajae Sharpe posted a career-high 101 receiving yards as he led the Titans in all receiving categories. This marked the second straight week in which Sharpe has led the team in targets as he has been consistently getting open with Corey Davis drawing the tougher individual cornerback matchups. Sharpe was consistently involved throughout the day, including grabbing the first reception of the game for 16 yards on a short pass from Mariota. His next reception came to start the second quarter as Sharpe hauled in an 18-yard pass to convert on a 3rd-and-7. As a matter of fact, six of Sharpe's nine targets came on third down with Sharpe hauling in five of them to successfully move the chains. It was clear he and Mariota were on the same page all day as Sharpe is slowly gaining trust to build his case for being the WR2 in this offense.
2018 Week 6 vs BAL (2 / 2 / 33 / 0 rec)
Tajae Sharpe led the Titans in receiving yards with 33 yards from two receptions. Sharpe hauled in the first long pass of the day, 17 yards, on the first drive for the Titans. Sharpe's next reception came in the second quarter, and he would not be involved thereafter as Marcus Mariota struggled mightily to find any of his receivers.
2018 Week 5 vs BUF (4 / 3 / 30 / 0 rec)
Tajae Sharpe caught three balls for 30 yards as he continues to line up as the Titans' third receiver. Sharpe caught a short pass for 13 yards along the sideline on the first drive of the game. He would not see another target until the end of the third quarter with another short pass on a stop route. On that same drive, Sharpe caught his final reception in traffic as Mariota threaded the needle for a 13-yard gain. Sharpe would be the target of a deep ball to the end zone, but he could not haul it in after plenty of contact after which he beckoned for a penalty.
2018 Week 4 vs PHI (3 / 2 / 27 / 1 rec)
Tajae Sharpe played behind Taywan Taylor as the third receiver for the Titans and was targeted only three times, but he made the most of his opportunities with a couple big receptions. His first catch came on a slant route where Sharpe was left wide open in the middle of the field, allowing him to easily pick up 16 yards. Sharpe's next reception was a big one, coming late in the fourth quarter as he ran a clean route that ended in an 11-yard touchdown reception--Sharpe's first touchdown of the season.
2018 Week 3 vs JAX (1 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec, 1 / 16 / 0 rush)
Tajae Sharpe saw just one target with no receptions, with his only involvement coming on an end around rush for 16 yards to start the second half.
2018 Week 2 vs HOU (2 / 1 / 14 / 0 rec)
Tajae Sharpe's only reception came in a pivotal spot on third down in the fourth quarter. Sharpe was very well covered on the route, but he hauled in the catch in full stride while diving to the ground. He could have bobbled it slightly, but it was ruled a completion for 14 yards nonetheless.
2018 Week 1 vs MIA (3 / 1 / 17 / 0 rec)
Tajae Sharpe saw some significant playing time with Rishard Matthews still learning the new offense after missing the preseason. Sharpe was targeted three times but hauled in just one reception for 17 yards coming off a cornerback blitz where he was left wide open.
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