Matthew Mulligan, TE Detroit Lions

General Info

  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 270 lbs
  • DOB: 01-18-1985
DET Depth Chart

Most Recent News

Lions Beat: Cole Wick climbing TE depth chart

Monday, August 8, 2016, 4:18pm

MLive.com - [Full Article]

Cole Wick was running a lot with the Lions starting offense on Monday, while Eric Ebron sat out with a sore right ankle. Along with blocking specialist Matthew Mulligan, a nine-year journeyman, they are now the team's top healthy tight ends.

And unless Ebron makes a speedy return, that could be the rotation when Detroit opens the preseason on Friday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

"I'm hoping to get a little more experience, as far as the speed of the game at this level and in the NFL," Wick said of the prospective opportunity. "That's one thing I'm really looking forward to."

Fantasy Impact:

Wick has changed a lot of minds since he signed after the draft, particularly with his hands, the story said. He was one of three players to catch a touchdown pass Saturday in the mock game at Ford Field, and hauled in another difficult ball Monday morning. It looks like Ebron could be OK after we saw reports he was walking without crutches or a boot, but the Lions gave no other information today. In the meantime, it looks like Wick could benefit at the position seeing lots of reps.

2016 Strength of Schedule - DET
W1W2W3W4W5W6W7W8W9W10W11W12W13W14W15W16W17
23
@IND
30
TEN
20
@GB
15
@CHI
10
PHI
22
LA
13
WAS
6
@HOU
21
@MIN
BYE27
JAX
21
MIN
32
@NO
15
CHI
31
@NYG
1
@DAL
20
GB

Schedule difficulty based on schedule-adjusted, positional defensive ranking. Top DEF = 1, bottom DEF = 32.

2015 Game Stats
WeekOppRecRecYdsRecTDTgtsYPCRuAttRuYdsRuTDFumYPRSnaps%
1IND0000-0000-20/5933.90%
2NE12012.000000-12/7216.67%
3MIA0000-0000-13/6520.00%
4NYG0000-0000-15/7520.00%
5TEN0000-0000-26/5349.06%
6CIN0000-0000-11/7015.71%
7JAX0000-0000-13/7816.67%
8BYE------------
9MIA0000-0000-19/5534.55%
10NYJ0000-0000-26/6540.00%
11NE0000-0000-8/7111.27%
12KC0000-0000-25/7234.72%
13HOU0000-0000-14/6222.58%
Per game0.080.1700.082.0000000.0016.83/66.4226.26%
Totals12012.0000000.00202/79726.26%

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