Grant Calcaterra

Philadelphia Eagles
Tight End
Philadelphia Eagles
Tight End

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Grant Calcaterra Favored To Win Backup Tight End Job

Philadelphia Eagles tight end Grant Calcaterra is the current favorite to be the primary backup to Dallas Goedert, according to Eagles reporter Eliot Shorr-Parks. The 25-year-old has been behind Jack Stoll on the depth chart since entering the league in 2022 as a sixth-round pick, but Stoll is now with the New York Giants. Calcaterra will compete with Albert Okwuegbunam Jr. and the newly-acquired C.J. Uzomah for reps in 12-personnel. While the third-year pro won't have much fantasy upside as long as Goedert stays healthy, it's worth noting offense coordinator Kellen Moore has often incorporated a second tight end in his offenses. With Moore running the Chargers offense in 2023, backup tight end Donald Parham Jr. caught 27 passes for 285 yards and four touchdowns. Backup tight ends such as Jake Ferguson (2022) and Blake Jarwin (2019-2021) were active in the red zone during Moore's tenure with the Dallas Cowboys. Calcaterra, who has nine receptions in 30 career games, won't start the season on the fantasy radar, but he could become a top waiver-wire option during the 2024 campaign if Goedert misses any time.

Jun 7, 2024 4:53 PM EST

Headed for smaller role

Calcaterra is expected to slide down to third on the depth chart at tight end in Saturday's game at Dallas after Philadelphia reinstated Dallas Goedert (shoulder) from injured reserve Tuesday, reports.

Dec 21, 2022 6:23 AM EST

Targeted four times

Calcaterra pulled in two of his four targets for 24 yards in Sunday's 48-22 victory over the Giants.

Dec 12, 2022 6:21 PM EST

Loses yards on lone catch

Calcaterra lost two yards on his only catch in Sunday's win over Green Bay.

Nov 28, 2022 11:48 AM EST

Minimal role in Goedert's absence

Calcaterra saw the field for just 19 offensive snaps and was not targeted a single time in Sunday's win over Indianapolis.

Nov 22, 2022 10:04 AM EST

Role could grow sans Goedert

Calcaterra could benefit from an uptick in snaps with top tight end Dallas Goedert suffering a shoulder injury in Monday's loss to the Commanders that is expected to sideline him for multiple weeks, Zach Berman of The Athletic reports.

Nov 15, 2022 11:14 AM EST

Goes without target in Week 8

Calcaterra wasn't targeted while playing 11 of the Eagles' 53 snaps on offense Sunday in the team's 35-13 win over the Steelers.

Nov 2, 2022 10:14 AM EST

Will sit again

Calcaterra (coach's decision) is inactive Monday against the Vikings.

Sep 19, 2022 4:10 PM EST