Hale Hentges

Hale Hentges

Tight End #84
Team: Indianapolis Colts
Ht / Wt:6'4" / 246 lb.
Drafted:2019 / UDFA

Hale Hentges: Finishes season strong

Hentges finished 2019 with eight catches for 103 yards and a touchdown on 14 targets, 20.9 offensive snaps in 11 games.

Analysis: The undrafted rookie out of Alabama caught on with Indianapolis, where he was a healthy scratch throughout September. He was eventually waived by the Colts and ended up in Washington, where he mostly served as a blocker until breaking out at the end of the season with six catches for 90 yards and a touchdown over the final two weeks. Hentges should be back to compete for a role in 2020, with his chances to contribute largely depending on what the team does with its other tight ends. Vernon Davis (concussion) is scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent, and injury-prone Jordan Reed (concussion) could be a cap casualty. However, Jeremy Sprinkle is under contract through 2020.

January 1, 2020 6:41 AM EST

Hale Hentges: Grabs first touchdown

Hentges secured both his targets for 28 yards and one touchdown during Sunday's loss to the Giants.

Analysis: The 23-year-old played his usual role as Washington's No. 2 tight end and was able to record the first touchdown reception of his career. Hentges should enter the season finale in the same role behind starter Jeremy Sprinkle.

December 23, 2019 10:16 AM EST

Hale Hentges: Targeted three times

Hentges caught one of three targets for no gain in Sunday's 34-17 loss to the Jets.

Analysis: It was his second catch in five games, with Hentges primarily serving as a blocker behind Jeremy Sprinkle. The limited role may dry up if Washington ever gets Vernon Davis out of the concussion protocol.

November 17, 2019 6:55 PM EST

Hale Hentges: Lands in Washington

The Redskins signed Hentges to the active roster on Monday.

Analysis: Hentges' spot on the 53-man roster comes following Washington's decision to cut Cassanova McKinzy. The undrafted rookie out of Alabama projects to provide the Redskins with depth at the tight end position, and he could play a role on special teams.

October 7, 2019 2:27 PM EST

Hale Hentges: Hits waivers

The Colts waived Hentges on Saturday.

Analysis: The undrafted rookie was a healthy scratch in every game this season, and he'll likely land on the practice squad if he clears waivers.

October 5, 2019 1:48 PM EST

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