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Hunter Henry
NE

TE NE

#14 Tight End

91 Projected Points

ADP: Not Available
Bye: 14
Experience: 5 Yr(s)
Age: 26
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 253
40 Time: 4.68

Injury Predictor Injury Predictor

Medium Risk

Chance of Injury in 2021

54%

% chance misses at least 2 quarters

Chance of Injury per Game

4.5%

1- 17√1-% Inj/Season

Projected Games Missed 2021

1.40

Durability

2

Ability to produce despire relatively minor injuries. 5 being most durable

Injury analysis powered by Draft Sharks Injury Index, formerly SIP Logo

Injury History

Date League Injury Details
Oct 23, 2016 NFL Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1 Henry entered league concussion protocol and was cleared for the following game.
Oct 30, 2016 NFL Knee Strain Grade 1 Henry hurt his left knee against the Broncos. He returned to finish that game but missed the next. He returned in Week 10 (before a Week 11 bye).
Dec 16, 2017 NFL Abdomen Kidney Lacerated Henry suffered a "small" kidney laceration in Week 15 and missed the final 2 games.
May 22, 2018 NFL Knee ACL Tear Grade 3 Henry tore his right ACL during OTAs on May 22. He missed the full regular season and the 1st playoff game but returned for the loss at New England.
Sep 8, 2019 NFL Leg Tibial Plateau Fracture Hunter Henry suffered a tibia plateau fracture to his left knee during the game versus the Indianapolis Colts. He was sidelined for 4 games
Aug 8, 2021 NFL Shoulder Henry tweaked his shoulder during training camp practice. He is expected to be ready for Week 1.

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What You Need to Know:

  • Playing under the franchise tag in 2020, Henry set career highs in targets (87) and catches (60). He added 613 yards and 4 scores.
  • Henry’s now scored 4 or 5 TDs in 3 straight healthy seasons. (He missed all of 2018 with an ACL tear.)
  • Henry posted only 4 top-10 fantasy weeks, with the first not arriving until Week 10. Overall, he ranked as the PPR TE12.
  • Henry missed the final 2 games of the season on the COVID-19 list.
  • Henry earned his worst career Pro Football Focus receiving grade (69.3) —16th among 26 TEs with 50+ targets.
  • One day after the Pats signed Jonnu Smith, they inked Henry to a 3-year deal worth $37.4 million. Both deals are worth an average of ~$12.5 million per season.
  • Jonnu’s presence certainly caps the upside of Henry, who’s the superior blocker and should have a bigger role in that area.
  • The Pats retained Cam Newton on a 1-year deal and added Mac Jones in Round 1 of the 2021 draft. Newton looked like a shell of himself in 2020, but we expect him to at least enter Week 1 as the starter.
  • Jones started only 1 season at Alabama, but he showed pro-level accuracy on tape.
  • Only 6% of Newton’s targets went to TEs in 2020 — lowest in the NFL. There’s no doubt that’ll change massively in ’21. While the Pats added WRs Nelson Agholor and Kendrick Bourne to pair with Jakobi Meyers, the strength of this offense now lies at TE.
  • What figures to remain is the Pats’ run-heavy game plan. With a restocked defense and a well-built O-line, look for another low-volume pass attack.

Draft Sharks Bottom Line:

Coming off a pedestrian season alongside Justin Herbert, Henry heads to New England to form a 1-2 punch with Jonnu Smith.

Only 26, Henry will likely need to pop as a scorer to pay off in fantasy. Smith’s superior playmaking ability figures to put him ahead for targets. Mix in QB and volume concerns and Henry quickly fades as a TE1 priority.

 

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Patriots TE Hunter Henry (neck) is active for today’s game vs. the Titans. He was limited in practice all week and listed as questionable, but we’ve heard nothing to suggest that the neck will be an issue today. Henry remains a TD-reliant fantasy play.

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Patriots TE Hunter Henry (neck) is expected to play vs. the Titans today, per NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Henry is listed as questionable but never seemed in danger of missing this one. He remains a TD-dependent fantasy play.

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Patriots TE Hunter Henry (neck) was limited in practice all week and is listed as questionable for Sunday's game vs. the Titans. We've heard no reason to believe that Henry is in danger of missing this one, but check back around 11:30 am ET on Sunday to make sure he's active.

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Patriots TE Hunter Henry isn't listed on the Week 1 injury report. He missed all 3 preseason games with a shoulder injury but is ready to go for Sunday's opener vs. the Dolphins. Henry has TE1 potential this season but should be considered a TE2 in his New England debut.

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Patriots TE Hunter Henry expects to play in Sunday's opener against the Dolphins. The big free-agent acquisition missed about 2 weeks of practice -- and all 3 preseason games -- with a shoulder injury. That makes him tough to trust in Week 1 fantasy lineups. But we'll keep a close eye on his usage in what figures to be a TE-centric offense.

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