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Dwayne Allen TE - UNS

Experience: 7 YRS  
Height: 6'3"  
Weight: 255 
Bye: 0

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The Dolphins have signed TE Dwayne Allen to a 2-year, $7 million deal. The 29-year-old totaled just 13 catches across the past 2 seasons in New England but does have 6- and 8-TD campaigns on his resume. Allen does his best work as a blocker, though, and figures to be doing a bunch of that in Miami behind pass-catching TE Mike Gesicki.

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The Patriots have acquired TE Dwayne Allen from the Colts. No word yet on the compensation. Allen turned in a promising rookie season, tallying 521 yards and 3 scores on 45 grabs. But he's missed 23 games and totaled just 81 catches over the past 4 seasons. He was passed by Jack Doyle on the depth chart last year. Allen remains just 27, though, and landing in New England gives him a chance to revive his career. If nothing else, he's a strong blocker and red-zone presence. Allen has scored on 19 of 126 career catches -- a 15.1% TD rate. He'll make for an intriguing TE2 pick in 2017 fantasy football drafts. Allen's arrival means TE Martellus Bennett won't be back in New England. Jack Doyle, meanwhile, appears locked in as the Colts' lead TE.

Update: New England shipped a 4th-round pick to Indianapolis in exchange for Allen and a 6th-rounder.

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Hopefully you didn't chase Colts TE Dwayne Allen's 3-TD explosion from a week ago. He followed that up with a big, fat goose egg in Sunday's loss to the Texans. Allen was targeted just twice and appeared to spend most of the game blocking. TE Jack Doyle, meanwhile, hauled in 5 of 6 targets for 55 yards. Neither guy can be trusted in fantasy lineups the rest of the way.

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Colts TE Dwayne Allen (ankle) is active for today’s game against the Packers. He’ll be operating at less than 100%and shouldn’t be in Week 9 fantasy lineups.

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NFL Network's Ian Rapoport hears that Colts TE Dwayne Allen (ankle) is expected to play against the Packers today. Rapoport adds that Allen is still "banged up," which jibes with HC Chuck Pagano saying Friday that he's still not at 100%. Allen can't be trusted in Week 9 fantasy lineups, but his return puts a dent in TE Jack Doyle's outlook.

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Injury Predictor

Projected Missed Probability of injury per game ? Probablity of injury in the season ?
1.20 5% 55.8%
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Date Injury Analysis
Nov 11, 2018 Knee Strain Grade 1 Allen suffered an unspecified left knee injury when he collided with a teammate. He missed 3 games following the Week 11 bye.
Oct 16, 2016 Pedal Ankle Sprain Grade 2 Allen got his ankle rolled up in the 1st quarter of Week 6 and didn't return until Week 9.
Dec 27, 2015 Leg Calf Strain The Colts placed Allen on IR, erasing him from Week 17.
Sep 21, 2015 Pedal Ankle Sprain Grade 2 Allen missed 2 games.
Dec 21, 2014 Knee Strain Grade 1 Allen sat out 1 game.
Nov 16, 2014 Pedal Ankle Sprain Grade 2 Allen sprained his ankle in Week 11 and missed 2 games.
Sep 8, 2013 Inguinal Hip Tear Allen was ready to go for the start of the 2014 season.
Aug 8, 2013 Pedal Foot Sprain Allen returned for Week 1.

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