Pittsburgh Steelers
  • 6'7"
  • 261
  • 24
  • 4 years
  • Penn St.
  • 2015 R5 O, None
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Historical Stats

Year Team Gms Plays Targets Catch Catch Yards YPC Catch TDs Car Rush Yards Rush TDs Fum Total Yards Total TDs 25+ Yd TDs 50+ Yard Gms 1+ TD Gms
2015 PIT 8 11 11 8 56 7.0 1 0 0 0 0 56 1 0 0 1
2016 PIT 16 60 60 39 338 8.7 3 0 0 0 0 338 3 0 1 3
2017 PIT 16 63 63 43 372 8.7 3 0 0 0 0 372 3 0 1 2
  Avg 11 36 36 25 243 11.8 2 0 0 0 0 243 2 0 1 2

Season To Date Statistics

Year Team Gms Plays Targets Catch Catch Yards YPC Catch TDs Car Rush Yards Rush TDs Fum Total Yards Total TDs 25+ Yd TDs 50+ Yard Gms 1+ TD Gms
2018 PIT 3 11 11 9 205 22.8 1 0 0 0 0 205 1 0 2 1

Recent Player News

  • Posted: 9/24/2018 9:37pm ET

    Pittsburgh Steelers TE Jesse James posted just one reception for seven yards on his only target in Week 3 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday, Sept. 24.

    Huddle Up: Yuck. Vance McDonald got off to a huge start with a 75-yard stiff arm and score in the first quarter and James was a forgotten man in the offense. James and the Steelers will welcome the Ravens to town in Week 4. Treat James as a TE2 for that matchup.

  • Posted: 9/16/2018 3:47pm ET

    Pittsburgh Steelers TE Jesse James posted five receptions for 138 yards and a touchdown on five targets in Week 2 against the Kansas City Chiefs.

    Huddle Up: James, a yinzer from McKeesport, Penn., is going to be a fan favorite at this rate. Ben Roethlisberger loves to use the tight end, jelling for years with Heath Miller, and James is quickly emerging as a star. He'll try to keep it going in Week 3 against the Buccaneers on Monday night.

  • Posted: 9/9/2018 3:46pm ET

    Pittsburgh Steelers TE Jesse James finished with three receptions for 60 yards on five targets in Week 1 against the Cleveland Browns.

    Huddle Up: Ben Roethlisberger loves utilizing his tight end, so James will always have some fantasy value as long as he is healthy. He isn't quite as productive as former stud tight end and fantasy favorite Heath Miller, but he is a decent low-end TE1 in fantasy leagues of 14 or more teams.

  • Posted: 12/25/2017 7:22pm ET

    Pittsburgh Steelers TE Jesse James failed to haul in his only target in the team's Week 16 game Monday, Dec. 25, against the Houston Texans, finishing with zero yards.

    Huddle Up: It was his second game this season with zero catches. James undoubtedly let some people down in deeper formats, considering he had been gaining some steam as of late, having accumulated a whopping 17 targets over his last two games. He only saw a single look in this one, however, and produced zilch.

  • Posted: 12/11/2017 5:56am ET

    Pittsburgh Steelers TE Jesse James had 10 catches for 95 yards Sunday, Dec. 10, against the Baltimore Ravens.

    Huddle Up: James has had some booms and some busts this season, and this was one of the boomer games. A tough matchup against the New England Patriots could bring him back to reality as fringe TE1.

  • Posted: 10/8/2017 2:09pm ET

    Pittsburgh Steelers TE Jesse James managed three receptions for just 24 yards on five targets in Week 5 against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

    Huddle Up: James turned the heads of fantasy owners with two touchdowns and season highs of six catches and 41 yards in Week 1 in Cleveland, but he has totaled 12 grabs for just 110 yards in four games since. He remains nothing more than a TE2 or bye-week replacement option heading into Week 6 in Kansas City.

  • Posted: 10/6/2017 1:11pm ET

    Pittsburgh Steelers TE Jesse James (shoulder) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 6, and is not on the injury report for Week 5.

    Huddle Up: James has been a solid option in the Steelers passing game but has not found the end zone since Week 1. He may post decent numbers against the Jacksonville Jaguars but probably can stay on the bench this week.

  • Posted: 10/5/2017 4:33pm ET

    Pittsburgh Steelers TE Jesse James (shoulder) was a full participant at practice Thursday Oct. 5, one day after he practiced on a limited basis.

    Huddle Up: It looks like James will be out there on Sunday for the Steelers, but should he be out there for fantasy owners? The former Penn State product has tailed off after an eye-opening Week 1 when he scored a pair of touchdowns, as he's totaled just nine catches for 86 yards in three games since. It's possible the Pittsburgh offense has a coming-out of sorts in this one, but it's still too risky to deploy James right now in most formats.

  • Posted: 10/4/2017 2:31pm ET

    Pittsburgh Steelers TE Jesse James (shoulder) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 4.

    Huddle Up: James has received some targets in the passing game but has not done much since his two-touchdown performance in Week 1. He should be considered a No. 2 tight end in most leagues and can stay on the bench this week.

  • Posted: 10/1/2017 6:53pm ET

    Pittsburgh Steelers TE Jesse James hauled in three receptions for 40 yards on his three targets in Week 4 against the Baltimore Ravens.

    Huddle Up: The Ravens were torched by Jacksonville's Marcedes Lewis for three scores last week, so fantasy owners were hoping it was James' turn this weekend. It never materialized. He remains nothing more than a TE2 heading into Week 5 against the Jaguars.

  • Posted: 9/29/2017 12:33pm ET

    Pittsburgh Steelers TE Jesse James (shoulder) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 29, and is not on the injury report for Week 4.

    Huddle Up: James has been targeted at least four times in every game this season but has not done much since his two-touchdown performance in Week 1. He will be targeted in the red zone during games, but owners should be able to find more reliable options at the position.

  • Posted: 9/28/2017 2:09pm ET

    Pittsburgh Steelers TE Jesse James (shoulder) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 28.

    Huddle Up: James has been able to play this season despite his injuries and likely will be in uniform again this week. He will be a red-zone target for the Steelers, but owners in most leagues should be able to find better options.

  • Posted: 9/27/2017 1:15pm ET

    Pittsburgh Steelers TE Jesse James (shoulder) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 27.

    Huddle Up: James' Week 1 breakout is proving to be an anomaly. He has only managed 46 yards combined in the two games since then. He's not a reliable starting fantasy tight end but can be used as a desperation start for those who have Tyler Eifert and/or Greg Olsen.

2018 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 @CLE 5 3 60 0
2 KC 5 5 138 1
3 @TB 1 1 7 0

2017 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 @CLE 8 6 41 2
2 MIN 5 4 27 0
3 @CHI 4 2 19 0
4 @BAL 3 3 40 0
5 JAC 5 3 24 0
6 @KC 0 0 0 0
7 CIN 0 0 0 0
8 @DET 3 2 42 0
10 @IND 2 0 0 0
11 TEN 8 5 21 1
12 GB 4 3 32 0
13 @CIN 1 1 13 0
14 BAL 12 10 97 0
15 NE 5 2 7 0
16 @HOU 1 0 0 0
17 CLE 2 2 9 0
P2 JAC 1 1 12 0

2016 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 @WAS 7 5 31 0
2 CIN 5 3 29 1
3 @PHI 4 2 10 0
4 KC 2 2 15 1
5 NYJ 8 6 43 1
6 @MIA 3 2 13 0
7 NE 2 2 18 0
9 @BAL 4 2 13 0
10 DAL 4 4 59 0
11 @CLE 4 1 5 0
12 @IND 1 0 0 0
13 NYG 4 3 32 0
14 @BUF 3 1 5 0
15 @CIN 1 0 0 0
16 BAL 5 4 49 0
17 CLE 3 2 16 0
P1 MIA 2 1 6 0
P2 @KC 6 5 83 0
P3 @NE 7 5 48 0

2015 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
9 OAK 2 2 13 1
10 CLE 1 1 2 0
12 @SEA 2 1 8 0
13 IND 5 3 30 0
14 @CIN 0 0 0 0
15 DEN 0 0 0 0
16 @BAL 1 1 3 0
17 @CLE 0 0 0 0
P1 @CIN 0 0 0 0
P2 @DEN 1 1 22 0

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