TE Ben Watson - New England Patriots

6-3, 253Born: 12-18-1980College: GeorgiaDrafted: Round 1, pick 32 (2004)

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Watson will be suspended for the first four games of the season for a PED violation

Summary

Looking to fill a Gronk-sized gap at tight end, the Patriots brought Ben Watson out of retirement only to have him suspended for four games due to PEDs he used while retired. It sounds like they knew this might happen - his contract seems to have been designed in such a way as to let him earn that money back - but by the time he returns, Austin Seferian-Jenkins will have had a month to steal the job. We think the two cancel each other out a bit, but Watson, who has been quietly productive in his career, is likely to take a back seat. (May 29)

FBG Staff Rankings

TE Redraft - 35, 22, 26, 32, 34, 35
TE Redraft PPR - 34, 21, 23, 27, 31, 33, 35
TE Dynasty - 50, 40, 40

Stats and Projections

YEARGRECYDTD
2016 BAL 4 0 0 0
2017 BAL 16 61 522 4
2018 NO 16 35 400 2
2019 PROJ-Dodds 10.8 20.0 * *
2019 PROJ-Henry 11.0 22.0 * *
2019 PROJ-Wood 12.0 23.0 * *
2019 PROJ-Tremblay 12.0 20.3 * *

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Weekly Performance vs TE 1, TE 12, TE 24

Percentile ranks

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

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2019 Schedule

1vs Pittsburgh Steelers
2@ Miami Dolphins
3vs New York Jets
4@ Buffalo Bills
5@ Washington Redskins
6vs New York Giants
7@ New York Jets
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