Jake Burt

Jake Burt

Tight End #82
Team: New England Patriots
Ht / Wt:6'3" / 260 lb.
College:Boston College
Born:August 25, 1996
Drafted:2020 / UDFA

Jake Burt: Picks up injury

Burt was placed on New England's practice squad injured list Saturday with an undisclosed injury, Mike Reiss of ESPN.com reports.

Analysis: Burt returned from the practice squad injured list Nov. 18, but he either aggravated the only injury or is dealing with a new issue. It's unclear how long he's expected to be sidelined.

November 28, 2020 7:05 PM EST

Jake Burt: Shakes off injury

Burt (undisclosed) was restored from the practice squad injured list Wednesday, Mike Reiss of ESPN.com reports.

Analysis: Burt missed three weeks of practice, but he'll return to team activities after shaking the injury. Ryan Izzo (hamstring) and Jordan Thomas are currently the only two tight ends on the 53-man roster.

November 18, 2020 4:04 PM EST

Jake Burt: Dealing with injury

The Patriots placed Burt (undisclosed) on the practice squad injured list Wednesday, Zack Cox of NESN.com reports.

Analysis: It's unclear exactly what Burt is dealing with, but he'll remain out of team activities for the time being.

October 28, 2020 7:19 PM EST

Jake Burt: Locks in practice-squad role

Burt cleared waivers Sunday and landed on the Patriots' practice squad, Andrew Callahan of The Springfield Republican reports.

Analysis: The Patriots are set to carry three tight ends on the active roster in 2020, but Burt will stick around in case an injury surfaces. Burt served mainly in a run-blocking role at Boston College, so even if he's activated, his fantasy upside is minimal.

September 6, 2020 2:49 PM EST

Jake Burt: Doesn't make Patriots' roster

Burt was waived by the Patriots on Saturday, Karen Guregian of the Boston Herald reports.

Analysis: The undrafted free agent was paid an $80,000 in guaranteed money -- a high figure for tight ends -- but he couldn't carve out a role in the Patriots' offense. The team clearly thinks highly of Burt's potential, although he's more of a run-blocking asset than anything since he recorded just 212 receiving yards in his senior season at Boston College.

September 6, 2020 9:23 AM EST

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