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Austin Hooper
ADP: N/A
Bye: 6
Experience: 6 Yr(s)
Age: 28.0
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 254
40 Time: 4.72
Speed Score: 101.80
SPARQx (Rank): 108.40 (60%)
Burst Score (Rank): 116.30 (48%)
Agility Score (Rank): 11.32 (80%)
Catch Radius (Rank): 10.09 (69%)

Austin Hooper's Weekly Outlook

Week 12 Projections
Rec Rec Yds Rec TDs Fantasy Pts
2.6 24.8 0.2 3.7
Weekly Writeup

Rest Of Way Outlook

Rec Rec Yds Rec TDs Fantasy Pts
1.9 18.3 0.2 3

Austin Hooper's 2022 Projections & Outlook

Scoring

#23 Tight End

74.9 Projected Points

ADP Rec Rec Yds Rec TDs 100 Fum
Not Available 50.3 504.5 4.2 0.7 0.4

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Basic StatsAustin Hooper's Preseason Player Analysis

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What You Need to Know:

  • Despite a high-end contract, Hooper continued to disappoint in ’21 (38-345-3).
  • His only missed game came on the COVID list.
  • Hooper was held without a catch in 2 games.
  • He recorded only 2 TE1 weeks — Week 10 and Week 14.
  • A mark of 1.14 yards per route run ranked 22nd among 25 TEs with 50+ targets.
  • He simply wasn’t a play-maker: Hooper’s 9.1 YPC, 65.5% catch rate and 61.8 PFF receiving grade all fell below career averages.
  • Hooper’s never topped 6 TDs across 6 pro seasons.
  • In March, Cleveland assigned the franchise tag to David Njoku and released Hooper.
  • Hooper landed a 1-year, $6 million deal with Tennessee soon thereafter.
  • After losing Jonnu Smith in free agency last year, Titans TEs (Anthony Firkser, Geoff Swaim and MyCole Pruitt) combined for 101 targets (19%). Firkser led the way with 43 looks in 15 games.
  • Ryan Tannehill returns for year 4 with the Titans. He’s an upgrade on Baker Mayfield, but Tannehill’s hardly a major selling point.
  • Tennessee swapped out A.J. Brown for Robert Woods and rookie Treylon Burks. Woods is coming off a November ACL tear but should be ready for Week 1. Burks is a potential RZ factor at 6'2, 225.

Draft Sharks Bottom Line:

Hooper was a free-agent flop in Cleveland. He landed in a fine spot to soak up snaps with the Titans, but there’s just not much value to mine in a low-volume pass offense. We'd look elsewhere for TE2 help.

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Treylon Burks, WR TEN

10:00pm EST 11/13/22

Burks quiet in return

Titans WR Treylon Burks caught 3 balls for 24 yards Sunday in his 1st action since suffering a toe injury back in Week 4. His 6 targets checked in 4th on the team, but Burks tied WR Nick Westbrook-Ikhine for 2nd most routes, trailing only WR Robert Woods. We'd bet on more production for the rookie than Westbrook-Ikhine the rest of the way, in spite of the latter's big performance against Denver. Tennessee's run-leaning offense limits the upside, of course. Woods and TE Austin Hooper tied for 2nd on the team with 7 targets Sunday. Hooper caught 5 balls for 41 yards. Woods managed only 2 receptions for 10 yards.

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Titans QB Ryan Tannehill went just 13-of-20 passing for 132 yards in Sunday's win over the Colts. WR Robert Woods led the team with just 4 targets. He, TE Austin Hooper and RB Derrick Henry caught 3 passes apiece to tie for the team lead. K Randy Bullock handled all the offensive scoring, with 4 FGs and 1 extra point. Tennessee's lone TD came on a 76-yard INT return. Tannehill left briefly with a right-ankle injury but said afterward that he hopes to play in Week 8 against Houston.

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Titans TE Austin Hooper (neck) did not practice on Wednesday. Hooper has been a non-factor in fantasy so far, but his absence could free up a few targets for Tennessee's WRs.

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Titans TE Austin Hooper trailed teammate Geoff Swaim in both snaps (69% vs. 62%) and targets (4-2) in Sunday's loss to the Giants. Swaim turned his 4 looks into a 3-19 receiving line, with Hooper catching just 1 ball for 6 yards. Rookie TE Chig Okonkwo added 1 catch for 11 yards and a carry for minus-4 while playing 15% of snaps. This looks like a committee situation to avoid as much as possible in fantasy football lineups.

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ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler believes Titans TE Austin Hooper “should see a healthy red-zone [target] share.” Hooper’s never topped 6 TDs in a season. But he joined a Titans squad this summer that lost ~45 red zone targets to trade (A.J. Brown) and free agency. QB Ryan Tannehill has also posted a top-3 TD rate in 2 of the past 3 seasons (2019 and 2020). Ultimately, Hooper enters the year as a TE2.

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Austin Hooper, TE TEN
Dynasty MVP 15.8
Position Rank #72 TE
3yr Projection
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