Lance Kendricks
Lance Kendricks
31-Year-Old Tight EndTE
Los Angeles Chargers
2019 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Lance Kendricks in 2019. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
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$Signed a contract with the Chargers in September of 2019.
Lone healthy TE standing
TELos Angeles Chargers
September 30, 2019
Kendricks caught two of his three targets for 37 yards in the 30-10 win Sunday over the Dolphins.
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It's a bit improbable, but Kendricks might have some bona fide fantasy value, at least in deep formats, after Sunday's contest which saw nominal starter Sean Culkin tear his Achilles in the second half. The Chargers surely will bring in a healthy body at some point, but with Virgil Green (groin) still on the mend and Hunter Henry (knee) expected to be out for another couple of weeks, Kendricks technically is the only healthy tight end on the roster at the moment and, at least throughout Sunday's contest, saw a substantial jump in playing time (38 of 67 snaps on offense).
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How do Lance Kendricks' 2019 advanced stats compare to other tight ends?
This section compares his advanced stats 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. The longer the bar, the better it is for the player.
  • Air Yards Per Game
    The number of air yards he is averaging per game. Air yards measure how far the ball was thrown downfield for both complete and incomplete passes. Air yards are recorded as a negative value when the pass is targeted behind the line of scrimmage. All air yards data is from Sports Info Solutions and does not include throwaways as targeted passes.
  • Air Yards Per Snap
    The number of air yards he is averaging per offensive snap.
  • % Team Air Yards
    The percentage of the team's total air yards he accounts for.
  • % Team Targets
    The percentage of the team's total targets he accounts for.
  • Avg Depth of Target
    Also known as aDOT, this stat measures the average distance down field he is being targeted at.
  • Catch Rate
    The number of catches made divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Drop Rate
    The number of passes he dropped divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Avg Yds After Catch
    The number of yards he gains after the catch on his receptions.
Air Yards Per Game
12.6
 
Air Yards Per Snap
0.88
 
% Team Air Yards
2.6%
 
% Team Targets
2.2%
 
Avg Depth of Target
10.5 Yds
 
Catch Rate
50.0%
 
Drop Rate
0.0%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
3.7
 
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Los Angeles ChargersChargers 2019 TE Snap Distribution See more data like this
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How often does Lance Kendricks run a route when on the field for a pass play?
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Lance Kendricks
44 routes   6 targets
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98%
71 routes   22 targets
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44 routes   2 targets
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95 routes   7 targets
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This Week's Opposing Pass Defense
How does the Bears pass defense compare to other NFL teams this season?
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Overall QB Rating Against
79.8
 
Cornerbacks
88.0
 
Safeties
44.5
 
Linebackers
86.8
 
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2019 Lance Kendricks Split Stats
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Lance Kendricks' 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.
Height
6' 3"
 
Weight
250 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.75 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.15 sec
 
Cone Drill
6.94 sec
 
Vertical Jump
34.5 in
 
Broad Jump
122 in
 
Bench Press
25 reps
 
Hand Length
9.60 in
 
Arm Length
32.00 in
 
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It was thought that Kendricks would be some sort of factor in Green Bay's passing game in 2018 after catching a career-high 50 passes the year before, and that may have been the case had starting QB Aaron Rodgers not missed most of the season. However, despite playing in all 16 games, Kendricks caught just 18 passes and finished with the fewest receiving yards in any season of his career. Unless he's a cap casualty, Kendricks will spend another year with the Packers after signing a two-year contract in 2017. Having said that, the team did add veterans Jimmy Graham and Marcedes Lewis this offseason, and both will be ahead of him on the depth chart.
After spending six years in the Rams organization, Kendricks decided to head back to his home state during the offseason. He is coming off his most productive season since 2012, but with Martellus Bennett and Richard Rodgers also on the roster, don't expect his role to increase this season. He and Rodgers will compete for the backup job behind Bennett.
After averaging about half the targets of Jared Cook the last three years, Kendricks won't have to share this season, as Cook left in free agency. Considering together they averaged 128 targets a season, there should be plentyof opportunities for Ken-dricks. The Rams did not replace Cook, nor did they upgrade a weak wideout corps. Unless they plan to run Todd Gurley every play, they have to throw it somewhere. And why not to Kendricks? At 6-3, 250, he's a capable red-zone target, he has decent speed for his size with a 4.75 40, good leaping ability (35-inch vertical) and is agile, athletic, strong and a good blocker, which will keep him on the field for three downs. Of course, he'll likely have a rookie in Jared Goff throwing to him, but maybe that will work to his advantage if he becomes a reliable check-down for Goff.
Kendricks is the best of both worlds for the Rams, as he's a solid ball-catcher and blocker. He has the potential to put up bigger numbers, but his versatility and role in the St. Louis offense limits his fantasy value. He will have a multi-touchdown game one or two times a year, but with less than 550 yards combined over the last two seasons, the fantasy value just isn't there.
Kendricks is undersized for a prototypical tight end at 6-4, 240, but boasts an impressive pedigree, leading Wisconsin in its main receiving stats – catches, yards, touchdowns – in 2010. Unfortunately, Kendricks' receiving acumen has yet to translate consistently to the NFL field, despite showing flashes of the talent that led the Rams to draft him with a second-round pick in 2011. With Jared Cook back again after leading the Rams' meager passing offense in both receptions and receiving yards last season, Kendricks may struggle again to make a significant fantasy impact.
The signing of Jared Cook really drains Kendricks' value, as he will have a hard time fighting off the more athletic Cook for the No. 1 tight end spot.
Kendricks was a major letdown as a rookie after a much-heralded preseason in which he led the team in receiving yards and touchdowns. Come the regular season, Kendricks caught only 47 percent of his paltry 59 targets and did not score a touchdown despite eight red-zone targets. Injuries and a woeful offense contributed to his downfall, and the chemistry he showed with Sam Bradford in August all but disappeared in September. Kendrick will have to learn a new offense this season with a new coaching staff arriving, but the team should be healthier, and Bradford still has promise as a quarterback. Kendricks still has good upside, and he goes to camp as the Rams’ No. 1 tight end.
Kendricks led Wisconsin last year in the main receiving stats – catches, yards, touchdowns – and brings his pass-catching skills to the Rams. At 6-4, 240, he’s on the smaller side for the position, though he showed good strength at the NFL Combine with 25 reps of 225 pounds. While he’s a solid receiver, it remains to be seen if at his size he can be an effective blocker off the line. With Daniel Fells off to Denver and only Michael Hoomanawanui as his real competition, Kendricks could win the starting job to be Sam Bradford's top tight end.
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Only TE to catch pass
TELos Angeles Chargers
September 23, 2019
Kendricks corralled one of his two targets for 13 yards in the 27-20 loss Sunday to the Texans.
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Signs with Chargers
TELos Angeles Chargers
Undisclosed
September 17, 2019
Kendricks signed with the Chargers on Tuesday.
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Let go by Pats
TENew England Patriots
Undisclosed
September 9, 2019
Kendricks (suspension) was released by the Patriots on Monday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.
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Suspended one game
TENew England Patriots
Undisclosed
August 24, 2019
Kendricks (undisclosed) will be suspended one game for violating the NFL's policy and program on substances of abuse, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
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Heads to locker room
TENew England Patriots
Undisclosed
August 22, 2019
Kendricks went to the locker room during Thursday's preseason game against the Panthers due to an unspecified injury, Kevin Duffy of the Boston Herald reports.
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