TE Nick Vannett - Denver Broncos

6-6, 257Born: 3-6-1993College: Ohio St.Drafted: Round 3, pick 94 (2016)

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Summary

The Broncos added to the tight end room when they added Nick Vannett in free agency earlier this year. Vannett was a third-round pick out of Ohio State in 2016 but has never really played up to his potential. He was dealt to the Steelers last year and failed to make much of an impression. Vannett is huge, measuring in at 6-feet, 6-inches and he should be more of a threat because of that size. Instead, Vannett has been used more as a blocking tight end during his pro career. With only four touchdown grabs in four seasons, Vannett has not unlocked his game in the red zone either. The Broncos have a receiving tight end in starter Noah Fant. They needed a veteran presence like Vannett to back him up and serve as a blocking tight end. Essentially, the Broncos needed a tight end to replace Jeff Heuerman -- a college teammate of Vannett at Ohio State. Heuerman is still on the roster, so he and Vannett should basically be competing for the same spot. There's not much fantasy value here for Vannett in 2020. (May 10)

Stats and Projections

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2017 SEA 15 12 124 1
2018 SEA 15 29 269 3
2019 PIT/SEA 13 17 166 0
2020 DEN 7 8 * *
2020 PROJ-Dodds 15.0 7.0 * *
2020 PROJ-Henry 15.0 7.0 * *
2020 PROJ-Wood 14.0 2.0 * *
2020 PROJ-Tremblay 16.0 8.3 * *
2020 PROJ-Consensus 15.0 6.4 * *

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Weekly Performance vs TE 1, TE 12, TE 24

Percentile ranks

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

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2020 Schedule

1vs Tennessee Titans
2@ Pittsburgh Steelers
3vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers
4@ New York Jets
5--- BYE WEEK ---
6@ New England Patriots
7vs Kansas City Chiefs
8vs Los Angeles Chargers
9@ Atlanta Falcons
10@ Las Vegas Raiders
11vs Miami Dolphins
12vs New Orleans Saints
13@ Kansas City Chiefs
14@ Carolina Panthers
15vs Buffalo Bills
16@ Los Angeles Chargers
17vs Las Vegas Raiders