Chris Herndon, TE New York Jets

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  • DOB: 02-23-1996
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Gase: 'Unicorn-type player' Jets TE Chris Herndon can play on 'all three downs'

Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 6:51pm

NY Daily News - [Full Article]

Adam Gase evidently is the unofficial president of the Chris Herndon Fan Club, waxing poetic about his young tight end during a media session at the annual NFL Scouting Combine on Wednesday.

“I think Chris is unique,” Gase said. “I don’t think you find a lot of tight ends that are able to be on the field all three downs. Obviously, he’s a very good receiver. He’s very good in the run game. He did a really good job in pass protection last year. He’s a unicorn-type player ... You don’t see a lot of these guys that can all three phases of the game.”

The fourth-round pick showed flashes of top-end play during his rookie season. Herndon, who finished with 39 receptions for 502 yards and four touchdowns, has the skill-set to be an integral piece to Gang Green’s puzzle for the foreseeable future.

“He was a guy that we evaluated extremely hard in Miami because we were looking for a tight end,” Gase said. “We were actually looking for more than one. He fit that mold of what we were looking for. I think him coming to New York was good for me at the end of the day.”

Fantasy Impact:

As a rookie, Herndon finished No. 12 in points per snap in both standard and PPR formats. He only played about 63% of the snaps as a rookie, but if his playing time increases to 80% and he maintains his point per snap efficiency, then he's likely to finish in the top 10. He's currently a nice value in the 10th round of early best ball drafts.

2019 Strength of Schedule - NYJ
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Schedule difficulty based on schedule-adjusted, positional defensive ranking. Top DEF = 1, bottom DEF = 32.

2018 Game Stats
WeekOppRecRecYdsRecTDTgtsYPRRuAttRuYdsRuTDFumYPCSTDPPRSnaps%
1@DET0000-0000-0.00.034/6056.7%
2MIA2300415.000000-3.05.044/6567.7%
3@CLE2-102-0.500000--0.11.934/6354.0%
4@JAX1180118.000000-1.82.836/5565.5%
5DEN0000-0000-0.00.041/6266.1%
6IND2561228.000000-11.613.628/7139.4%
7MIN4421710.500000-10.214.224/7133.8%
8@CHI1161216.000000-7.68.627/5450.0%
9@MIA4620415.500000-6.210.242/6663.6%
10BUF3340411.330000-3.46.436/5664.3%
11BYE--------------
12NE757088.140000-5.712.751/6479.7%
13@TEN2310615.500000-3.15.149/6971.0%
14@BUF1140214.000000-1.42.441/5475.9%
15HOU3530417.670000-5.38.352/7569.3%
16GB6821713.670000-14.220.239/6065.0%
17@NE18038.000000-0.81.846/5682.1%
Per game2.4431.380.253.5012.8700000.004.647.0839.00/62.5662.76%
Totals3950245612.8700000.0074.2113.2624/100162.76%