David Morgan
David Morgan
26-Year-Old Tight EndTE
Minnesota Vikings
Injury Knee
2019 Fantasy Outlook
Morgan (knee) remains on the PUP list, having undergone arthroscopic knee surgery in June. It was reported that the 26-year-old tight end would be ready in time for training camp, but he has yet to make a contribution on the field this preseason. The procedure was described as a "clean up" to be proactive in getting him back to 100 percent from a lingering issue that cost him time in 2018. To this point there has been no report of any setback. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a four-year, $2.48 million contract with the Vikings in May of 2016.
Won't play this season
TEMinnesota Vikings
October 18, 2019
Morgan is scheduled to undergo season-ending surgery to address his knee injury.
Morgan began the regular season on the PUP list with hope to take the field at some point, but his recovery doesn't appear to have gone as planned. He'll focus on getting healthy for 2020. In the meantime, Minnesota will continue to roll with Kyle Rudolph, Irv Smith Jr. and Tyler Conklin at tight end.
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How often does David Morgan run a route when on the field for a pass play?
This data will let you see how David Morgan and the other tight ends for the Vikings are being used. Some tight ends may have a lot of snaps, but they're not that useful for fantasy purposes because they're not actually running routes. This data will help you see when this is the case.
78 routes   8 targets
123 routes   11 targets
11 routes   0 targets
Receiving Alignment Breakdown
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do David Morgan's measurables compare to other tight ends?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
6' 4"
265 lbs
40-Yard Dash
5.02 sec
Shuttle Time
4.19 sec
Cone Drill
6.93 sec
Vertical Jump
30.0 in
Broad Jump
115 in
Bench Press
29 reps
Hand Length
10.50 in
Arm Length
33.67 in
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
Morgan played a mix of offense and special teams (where he also filled in at long snapper), never exceeding three targets in a contest. Kyle Rudolph will continue to handle the bulk of the load at tight end for the foreseeable future, so Morgan's role will be small as the No 2 tight end. However, his role in the passing game may increase and he could have viable fantasy value if Rudolph is injured.
The 2016 sixth-round pick out of UTSA made the Vikings' final roster as a rookie, but Morgan caught just one pass for four yards throughout 12 games played. MyCole Pruitt was signed off the practice squad by the Bears and Rhett Ellison was lost in free agency, both of whom were originally above Morgan on the depth chart at tight end, but Minnesota added Bucky Hodges during the sixth round of the 2017 NFL Draft. It would've been a longshot for Morgan to see many targets behind starter Kyle Rudolph in the first place, and with Hodges now in the picture as well, Morgan's fantasy value remains extremely limited.
Morgan comes into Minnesota as a sixth-rounder and 2015 second-team All-American out of UTSA, where he racked up 45 receptions for 566 yards and five touchdowns as a senior. He'll be buried on the Vikings' tight end depth chart behind Kyle Rudolph, Mycole Pruitt and Rhett Ellison given he makes the final roster, so any fantasy value will be hard to come by throughout his rookie campaign in 2016.
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PUP stint continues
TEMinnesota Vikings
August 31, 2019
Morgan (knee) will start the regular season on the PUP list, Courtney Cronin of ESPN.com reports.
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Placed on PUP list
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July 26, 2019
The Vikings placed Morgan (knee) on the PUP list Friday, Andrew Krammer of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
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Undergoes minor knee surgery
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June 15, 2019
Morgan recently underwent minor arthroscopic knee surgery to clean up a lingering injury and should be ready for training camp, Tom Pelissero of NFL.com reports.
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Out to start minicamp
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June 11, 2019
Morgan (undisclosed) didn't participate in Tuesday's minicamp practice, Chad Graff of The Athletic reports.
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Not practicing during OTAs
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May 22, 2019
Morgan isn't participating in OTAs, Courtney Cronin of ESPN.com reports.
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