2018 Fantasy Football Evan Engram Player Profile

If you love to bank on tight ends with unsustainable rookie production, then this fantasy football Evan Engram player profile is for you. As we gear up to the start of the NFL season, Football Absurdity is going to bring you a comprehensive breakdown of every notable player that will be available in fantasy football drafts.  When you don’t see us talking about Christine Michael or Mike Davis, don’t get mad at us for neglecting your favorite sleeper.  Get mad at yourself for having bad taste in football players.  We are only focusing on the top-rated running backs in standard scoring and points per game leagues.

With my player profiles, I’ve only decided to go back to look at their fantasy scoring for three years.  I could show you lists from earlier, but at the skill positions, I think three years is plenty to see what a player does.  I’ve also added a chart for their usage over that time span.  We will try to determine, based on those two factors, where the best wide receiver value lies.

Fantasy Football Evan Engram

Current ADP (As of 9/3/2018):

Standard: TE6, #64 overall.

PPR: TE6, #63 overall.

 

Stats:

FANTASY FOOTBALL EVAN ENGRAM SCORING — STANDARD

Rank Total Points PPG Rank PPG
2017 5 109.6 4 7.3

FANTASY FOOTBALL EVAN ENGRAM SCORING — PPR

Rank Total Points PPG Rank PPG
2017 5 173.6 4 11.5

FANTASY FOOTBALL EVAN ENGRAM USAGE

Targets Targets Per Game Receptions Receptions Per Game Catch Rate
2017 115 7.7 64 4.3 56%

 

Overview: Evan Engram was Mr. Opportunistic in 2017. With no running game to speak of and Odell Beckham, Jr. going down after four weeks, the Giants turned to Sterling Shepard and the rookie, Engram. Now the Giants have the #2 overall pick and the $95,000,000 Man to take touches from Engram in 2018. He had an exceptionally low catch rate, so those drafting him hope he can increase that to offset his decreased target volume.

Strategy: Engram is the type of player I like more in auctions than in snake drafts. If his nominations slip through, he could be had at a discount. Ultimately, it took nearly eight targets a game for him to be the fourth TE by points per game, and he’s only been discounted by two slots.

Ceiling:  Evan Engram somehow manages to pull off a repeat of his 2017 season, but does it over a whole year, going for 88-800-8.

Floor:   What will actually happen is Eli Manning will nicely distribute targets between Odell Beckham, Saquon Barkley, Sterling Shepard and Evan Engram. However, an altercation between Manning and OBJ in week four leads to Eli funneling literally every single target over the last twelve games to Beckham.

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