T.J. Hockenson

Detroit Lions
Tight End #38
Detroit Lions
Tight End #38
Photo: Icon Sportswire

Personal

Age 24
Birthdate July 3, 1997
Height 6'5"
Weight 251 lb

Draft

College Iowa
Year 2019
Pick Round: 1, Overall: 8
Team DET

Fantasy Value

Player News RotoWire

T.J. Hockenson: Should be healthy soon

Hockenson (thumb) recently said he'll be healthy for the start of the Lions' offseason program, Kyle Meinke of MLive.com reports. "I'm almost there already, and it's only been a few weeks," he said. "Just a few more left, and I'll be 100% by the offseason."

Analysis: The tight end had surgery on his left thumb in mid-December, thus wrapping up 2021 with a 61-583-4 receiving line in 12 games (84 targets, 7.0 per week). Hockenson now enters the fourth and final year of his rookie contract, though the Lions presumably will exercise a fifth-year option before the May 2 deadline. He should retain breakout hype/appeal as he enters his age-25 season, especially if the Lions upgrade at other positions this spring. Hockenson is one of the core pieces of Detroit's rebuild and a true three-down tight end.

Jan. 19, 2022 9:46 AM EST

Player Stats

YEAR TM GM Receiving Rushing
REC TGT % YDS TD YPC ATT YDS YPC TD FUM
2019 DET 12 32 59 54.2 367 2 11.5 0 0 0 0 0
2020 DET 16 67 101 66.3 723 6 10.8 1 0 0 0 1

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