TE Eric Ebron - Indianapolis Colts
|6-4, 265||Born: 4-10-1993||College: North Carolina||Drafted: Round 1, pick 2014|
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Recent Stats and Projections
Weekly Performance vs TE 1, TE 12, TE 24
Eric Ebron's percentile rank in each category, among TE with more than 50 fantasy points.
Recent Game Summaries
2018 Week 19 vs KC (9 / 5 / 51 / 0 rec)
Eric Ebron did not play well against the Chiefs. Ebron dropped what would have been a 3rd down conversion on the Colts opening possession. Ebron made a 5 yard catch running a curl on 3rd and 6. Ebron made a 21 yard catch running a post from the slot to give the Colts their first first down of the game. Ebron made an underneath catch but made a nice effort to get out of bounds to save clock. Ebron made a 17 yard catch running a corner route from the slot.
2018 Week 18 vs HOU (6 / 3 / 26 / 1 rec)
Eric Ebron was not overly involved in the offense but he could have still had a big game. Ebron dropped a potential touchdown and narrowly missed on a deep sideline catch. Ebron ran a quick out route and got open thanks to a rub route for an easy 6 yard touchdown. Ebron made a 5 yard catch running a crossing route on 3rd and 4. Ebron made a 15 yard catch running an in breaking route from the slot. Ebron dropped what should have been an 18 yard touchdown. Ebron was hit on the play but should have caught the pass and was frustrated with himself. Ebron just missed on a big play when he could not get his second foot in bounds on a deep sideline throw from Luck.
2018 Week 17 vs TEN (6 / 4 / 60 / 1 rec)
Eric Ebron continues to play like one of the best tight ends in the NFL. Ebron picked up 13 yards running a corner route lined up in tight. Ebron gained 16 yards finding a void in the Titans defense on 3rd and 10. Eric Ebron got inside position on his defender running up the seam and went low to secure a 9 yard touchdown from Luck. Ebron came wide open down the sideline running an out route for 22 yards.
2018 Week 16 vs NYG (5 / 3 / 28 / 0 rec)
Eric Ebron left the game in the first half and was placed in concussion protocol. Ebron found limited success while he was on the field. Ebron ran a comeback route lined up in tight for a gain of 14. Ebron did well to shield his defender with his body. Ebron had two early miscues on deep passes with Luck. The first was overthrown and fell incomplete. On the second Ebron stopped his route when Luck expected him to keep running downfield resulting in an interception. Ebron picked up 11 more running another comeback. Ebron was placed in concussion protocol and did not return.
2018 Week 15 vs DAL (3 / 1 / 8 / 0 rec)
Eric Ebron did not play well against the Cowboys. Ebron dropped a pass over the middle that hit him right in the hands and would have gone for at least a 15 yard gain. Ebron had a 38 yard catch and run negated by a holding penalty. Ebron had a pass 17 yards downfield get knocked out of his hands by Xavier Woods who made an outstanding play. Ebron made an 8 yard catch over the middle for 8 yards on 3rd and short.
2018 Week 14 vs HOU (8 / 4 / 65 / 1 rec)
Eric Ebron had an up and down game against the Texans. Ebron's first 3 targets fell incomplete. Including a drop that would have been a sure conversion on 3rd and 4. Ebron came wide open running up field on what appeared to be a blown coverage for 23 yards. Ebron made a nice adjustment to secure the catch running an out route and rolled into the end zone for a 14 yard touchdown. Ebron gained 13 running a comeback and getting yards after the catch. Ebron dropped a pass in the flat. Ebron picked up 15 yard running another comeback on 3rd and 10.
2018 Week 13 vs JAX (16 / 10 / 81 / 0 rec, 1 / -9 / 0 rush)
Eric Ebron did most of his damage as an underneath receiver and saw a lot of attention from Jaguars defenders. Ebron saw his second target fall incomplete with Taushan Gipson playing physical coverage. Ebron made his first catch running a curl over the middle for 10 yards. A few plays later Ebron picked up 6 more again running a curl. Eric Ebron took a jet sweep hand off on 4th and 1 and was dropped for a 1 yard loss and fumbled on the play. Ebron made a catch in the flat and made a nice move after catch for 8 yards. Ebron made two underneath catches on consecutive plays for 11 yards. Ebron picked up 9 yards on a check down. Ebron was stopped after a 6 yard gain on 3rd and 7 running a crossing route. Ebron made a 20 yard catch running a out route.
2018 Week 12 vs MIA (7 / 5 / 45 / 2 rec)
Eric Ebron continues to be a hyper efficient touchdown scoring machine. Ebron used his size and strength running a corner route to secure a 14 yard touchdown. The pass was slightly late from Luck but Ebron made a strong play. Ebron appeared to be interfered with running a slant over the middle but the pass fell incomplete. Ebron picked up 5 yards on a quick screen from Luck. Ebron picked up 13 yards running a slant over the middle. Ebron ran up the seam and made a nice catch on his back hip to secure a 12 yard touchdown.
2018 Week 11 vs TEN (0 / 0 / 0 / 0 rec)
Eric Ebron was a non factor against the Titans outside of a failed trick play. Ebron targeted Andrew Luck in the end zone but his pass was slightly overthrown.
2018 Week 10 vs JAX (3 / 3 / 69 / 2 rec, 1 / 2 / 1 rush)
Eric Ebron scored 3 first half touchdowns including a great 53 yard catch and run. Ebron came wide open up the seam on what appeared to be a blown coverage and made a spectacular move along the sideline to stay in bounds and get the ball inside the pylon for a 53 yard touchdown. Ebron made his second catch for a gain of 4 running a shallow crossing route. Ebron took a jet sweep hand off from Luck into the end zone for a 2 yard touchdown. Ebron on what again appeared to be a blown coverage running a corner route. This time Ebron made an easy catch for a 12 yard touchdown. Ebron did not record a catch in the second half.
2018 Week 8 vs OAK (3 / 3 / 37 / 1 rec)
Eric Ebron returned to playing a complimentary role with Jack Doyle back in the line up. Ebron made his first catch crossing the formation off of play action for a 12 yard gain. Eric Ebron ran a corner route and used his frame to box out his defender and secure a 20 yard touchdown.
2018 Week 7 vs BUF (7 / 3 / 31 / 0 rec)
Eric Ebron saw limited usage because of the Colts jumping out to a big lead in the first half. Ebron made his first catch over the middle for a 5 yard gain on 3rd and 6. Ebron ran a curl route over the middle for a 14 yard gain. Ebron made a nice physical play to pick up 12 yards on an underneath catch.
2018 Week 6 vs NYJ (7 / 4 / 71 / 1 rec, 1 / -1 / 0 rush)
Eric Ebron was Andrew Luck's most reliable pass catcher. Ebron is being used more and more as a downfield weapon instead of as a check down option or underneath receiver. Ebron is taking advantage of these opportunities and making plays. Ebron made his first catch running an out breaking route from the slot for 15 yards. Ebron was targeted at the 3 yard line on a screen pass was stopped for no gain. Ebron boxed out his defender and made a contested catch running a corner route for a 19 yard gain. Ebron found space in front of the Jets' deep safety running down the seam for an 18 yard touchdown. Ebron again used his body to shield the defender while making the catch. Ebron made a 19 yard catch right in the middle of the zone defense.
2018 Week 5 vs NE (15 / 9 / 105 / 2 rec)
Eric Ebron played by far his best game of the season and had more than 100 receiving yards for the first time in his career. Ebron was a match up problem for the Patriots' safeties and looked smooth and fast running downfield. Ebron dropped his first target in the flat. Ebron ran a curl route over the middle and picked up 8 yards on 3rd and 5. Ebron came wide open off of play action and made a nice adjustment to catch an underthrown pass from Luck for a gain of 17. Ebron had a 16 yard gain negated by a holding penalty. Ebron made a catch in the flat for 7 yards. Ebron beat Devin McCourty running a corner route from the slot for a 14 yard touchdown. Ebron beat Patrick Chung deep over the middle for a 28 yard catch and run on 3rd and 10. Ebron again beat McCourty on a corner route this time picking up 18 yards. Ebron made a 7 yard catch underneath. Ebron came wide open off of play action for a 1 yard touchdown.
2018 Week 4 vs HOU (10 / 5 / 40 / 1 rec)
Eric Ebron picked up 9 yards running a slant on his first target. Ebron's first two targets downfield fell incomplete. The first because of an off target throw and Ebron drew a defensive holding penalty on the second. Ebron dropped a 10 yard catch over the middle. Eric Ebron drew an illegal contact penalty on another downfield target. Ebron made a contested 12 yard catch over the middle. Ebron caught a 5 yard touchdown thanks to a blown coverage. Ebron dropped what would have been a 12 yard completion over the middle. Ebron made a nice sideline catch for a 9 yard gain. Ebron left the field with an unspecified injury following the catch.
2018 Week 3 vs PHI (11 / 5 / 33 / 0 rec)
Eric Ebron picked up 4 yards running a curl on his first reception of the game. Eric Ebron picked up 6 yards on a check down in the flat from Luck. Ebron was again targeted in the end zone on the same route he scored on against the Bengals but the pass was broken up by Jalen Mills. Ebron racked up 3 catches for 23 yards in what was essentially garbage time.
2018 Week 2 vs WAS (4 / 3 / 26 / 1 rec)
Eric Ebron's defender fell down as Ebron ran a crossing route and Ebron gained 13 yards on the play. Ebron ran a corner route lined up from the slot and caught a nice back shoulder throw from Luck for a 7 yard touchdown. Ebron picked up 7 yards running a shallow crossing route. A poor throw downfield from Luck caused an incompletion on what would have been a 20 yard gain for Ebron. Ebron has run fewer routes and played fewer snaps but has been much more efficient and effective than Jack Doyle from a fantasy perspective.
2018 Week 1 vs CIN (5 / 4 / 51 / 1 rec)
Eric Ebron picked up 12 yards on a check down from Luck running a crossing route. Eric Ebron came wide open downfield on what appeared to be a blown coverage. Luck found Ebron for an easy 26 yard touchdown. Ebron beat man coverage over the middle for a gain of 12.
Latest NewsColts | Eric Ebron topped TEs in red zone (Fri Apr 19, 12:17 PM) - Indianapolis Colts TE Eric Ebron was the league's highest-graded tight end in the red zone in the 2018 season with a Pro Football Focus grade of 85.7. Our View: Ebron had a whopping 13 touchdowns in 2018 and that's why he finished as a top-5 fantasy tight end. We'll see if he can duplicate that success moving forward in 2019 as a favorite target in the red zone for QB Andrew Luck.
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