Cleveland Browns
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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
2017 CLE 16 61 60 32 386 12.1 4 1 1 0 0 387 4 0 2 4
  Avg 15 67 67 40 430 11.1 4 1 1 0 0 431 4 0 4 4

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 CLE 13 73 73 47 474 10.1 3 0 0 0 0 474 3 0 6 3

Recent Player News

  • Posted: 12/13/2018 11:41am ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 13, and is not on the injury report for Week 15.

    Huddle Up: Njoku has been targeted at least five times in three of the last five games but has been held to under 40 yards in three of the last four games. He can still be considered a low-end No. 1 tight end in deeper leagues this week.

  • Posted: 12/12/2018 2:13pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku (knee) was listed as a full participant in practice Wednesday, Dec. 12.

    Huddle Up: Njoku looks like he'll be ready to face the Broncos on Saturday night. He has been a borderline low-end TE1 or must-start TE2 in fantasy leagues of 12 or more teams this season.

  • Posted: 12/11/2018 3:18pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku (knee) participated fully in practice Tuesday, Dec. 11.

    Huddle Up: Njoku hasn't done much of late, but he's a recommended start on Saturday against a Denver Broncos defense that just yielded 210 yards to San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle.

  • Posted: 12/9/2018 2:25pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku posted three catches for 35 yards on four targets in Week 14 against the Carolina Panthers.

    Huddle Up: Njoku was limited in practice earlier in the week with a knee, but he showed no signs of that ailment. He has three or more catches in three straight outings, although his yardage has been rather mediocre. He is a low-end TE1 in PPR formats heading into Week 15 against the Denver Broncos on Saturday night.

  • Posted: 12/7/2018 7:45pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku faces the Carolina Panthers in Week 14, and the Panthers have allowed a league-high nine touchdown receptions to tight ends this season.

    Huddle Up: Njoku has been hit and miss the last few weeks after a solid stretch in the middle of the year, but the favorable matchup makes him a low-end TE1 candidate.

  • Posted: 12/7/2018 12:05pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 7, and is not on the injury report for Week 14.

    Huddle Up: Njoku has been targeted at least five times in three of the last four games and has recorded 50 or more yards in two of those games. He should have a solid role in the passing game against the Carolina Panthers and can be a low-end No. 1 fantasy tight end.

  • Posted: 12/6/2018 12:50pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 6.

    Huddle Up: Njoku has been on the injury report the last few weeks but has been able to play and should be on the field for the Week 14 game. He has been inconsistent with his stats over the last several weeks and can find success against the Carolina Panthers. He can be considered a low-end No. 1 tight end in leagues.

  • Posted: 12/5/2018 1:26pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku (knee) was listed as a limited participant in practice on Wednesday, Dec. 5.

    Huddle Up: Njoku was limited to eight yards last week and he is a very risky fantasy play this week as most people are beginning their fantasy playoffs. Be careful.

  • Posted: 12/2/2018 1:51pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku caught three passes for eight yards against the Houston Texans in Week 13.

    Huddle Up: Njoku has been an inconsistent option for fantasy owners over the last month and has been held to under 20 yards in three of the last five games. Owners could consider starting him next week against the Carolina Panthers, but he can be benched if better options are available.

  • Posted: 12/1/2018 5:40am ET

    Contrary to a previous report, Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku (knee) was a full practice participant Friday, Nov. 30, and is no longer listed on the injury report for Week 13's game against the Houston Texans.

    Huddle Up: Njoku had been a limited participant in the team's first two practice sessions of the week. He is coming off one of his best games of the season, when he had five catches for 63 yards and a touchdown versus the Bengals. Njoku is worthy of consideration as a low-end TE1 in most fantasy formats.

  • Posted: 11/30/2018 1:31pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 30, and is not on the injury report for Week 13.

    Huddle Up: Njoku is coming off one of his better games of the season and has been targeted five times in two of the last three games. He can be considered a low-end No. 1 tight end in most leagues this week.

  • Posted: 11/29/2018 2:36pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Nov. 29.

    Huddle Up: Njoku has been a solid option in the passing game over the last several weeks and should see several targets this week. He can be considered a low-end No. 1 tight end in most leagues.

  • Posted: 11/28/2018 2:53pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku (knee) was limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 28.

    Huddle Up: Njoku and the Browns don't have the easiest matchup against the Houston Texans, but Njoku represents Baker Mayfield's safety blanket and can be started as a TE1 after tallying 63 yards and a touchdown last week.

  • Posted: 11/25/2018 3:04pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku posted five grabs for 63 yards and a score on five targets in the Week 12 win against the Cincinnati Bengals.

    Huddle Up: Njoku had his most catches since mid-October, and he visited the end zone for the first time in four games, too. He was looking like a TE1 in the middle of the season, but quickly disappeared. We'll see if he can build upon this momentum heading into Week 13 against the Houston Texans.

  • Posted: 11/23/2018 10:50am ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku (knee) is listed as questionable for Week 12 against the Cincinnati Bengals.

    Huddle Up: Njoku has followed the same practice procedure for a few weeks, so he'll be expected to play this week like he has in previous weeks. The second-year tight end has seen his fantasy stock decline slightly since new offensive coordinator Freddie Kitchens took over, but he's in a good spot to right the ship this week against a beat-up defense, making a solid DFS play and low-end TE1 in regular lineups.

  • Posted: 11/22/2018 2:14pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Nov. 22.

    Huddle Up: Njoku should be able to play this week despite being limited over the last two days. He has posted at least 50 yards in five of the last seven games and can be a low-end No. 1 tight end in most leagues.

  • Posted: 11/21/2018 1:36pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku (knee) was listed as a limited participant in practice Wednesday, Nov. 21.

    Huddle Up: Njoku should be good to go for Week 12 against the Cincinnati Bengals, but circle back around and check the official injury designation on Friday. If he practices in full by Friday he will likely be removed from the report.

  • Posted: 11/11/2018 2:02pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku caught one pass for 18 yards against the Atlanta Falcons in Week 10.

    Huddle Up: Njoku has been a solid fantasy option this season but has been limited to one target or less in two of the last three games. He should have a solid role in the passing game and could be a low-end No. 1 tight end after the team's Week 11 bye.

  • Posted: 11/10/2018 9:26pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku (knee,ribs) is expected to play against the Atlanta Falcons in Week 10, according to sources.

    Huddle Up: Njoku has carved out a steady role in the offense, delivering at least 50 receiving yards in five of his last six games. He's a TE1 candidate against Atlanta.

  • Posted: 11/8/2018 2:32pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku (knee, ribs) was limited during practice Thursday, Nov. 8.

    Huddle Up: Njoku got back on track last week and has posted at least 50 yards receiving in five of the last six games. He can be considered a low-end No. 1 tight end in most leagues this week.

  • Posted: 11/7/2018 1:09pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku (knee, ribs) was listed as a limited participant in practice Wednesday, Nov. 7.

    Huddle Up: Circle back around and check on Njoku on Friday when the official injury designations are reported. He faces a very shaky Atlanta pass defense and could be a sneaky low-end TE1 this week if healthy.

  • Posted: 11/4/2018 4:32pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku ended up with four catches for 53 yards on five targets in Week 9 against the Kansas City Chiefs.

    Huddle Up: It wasn't a huge stat line, but it was better than Week 8 when he was blanked. He remains a solid low-end TE1 in all fantasy leagues until Week 10 against the Atlanta Falcons.

  • Posted: 11/3/2018 7:12pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku faces the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 9 after being held without a catch in Week 8, and the Chiefs have allowed the second-most receiving yards to opposing tight ends this year.

    Huddle Up: Although he wasn't targeted in Week 8, Njoku had topped 50 receiving yards in each of his four previous games. With six teams on bye, Njoku is a low-end TE1 against the defensively challenged Chiefs.

  • Posted: 11/2/2018 1:47pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku (knee) went through a full practice session Friday, Nov. 2 and he is off the injury report ahead of the Week 9 game with the Kansas City Chiefs.

    Huddle Up: Njoku wasn't targeted once in Pittsburgh last week, but he has the potential to bounce back in a big way against a Kansas City pass defense which isn't very good. Treat him as a low-end TE1 this week, although it's a bit of a leap of faith after his goose egg in Week 8.

  • Posted: 11/1/2018 2:56pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Nov. 1.

    Huddle Up: Njoku should be able to play this week as long as he does not suffer any setbacks. He was not targeted in the Week 8 game but should be involved in the passing game against the Kansas City Chiefs. Njoku should be considered a No. 1 tight end in most leagues.

  • Posted: 10/31/2018 12:19pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku (knee) practiced on a limited basis Wednesday, Oct. 31.

    Huddle Up: Njoku laid a surprising goose egg last week, but new coaches and a solid matchup are primed to get him back on track. Keep him in that starting lineup.

  • Posted: 10/28/2018 2:07pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku was not targeted during the team's Week 8 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

    Huddle Up: Njoku was on the injury report during the week but was active for the game and was not part of the passing game. He should be more involved in the passing game next week and can still be a No. 1 fantasy tight end despite this week's performance.

  • Posted: 10/25/2018 1:45pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku (knee) put in a limited practice Thursday, Oct. 25.

    Huddle Up: Njoku is Baker Mayfield's No. 2 target and should be in starting lineups assuming he's good to go on Sunday. The Browns figure to pass frequently in what could very well be a catch-up contest with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

  • Posted: 10/24/2018 12:06pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku (knee) was a limited participant in practice Wednesday, Oct. 24.

    Huddle Up: Njoku has been on fire since Baker Mayfield took the reins at quarterback. He has scored in each of the last two games and has been targeted 29 times in the last three games. The sophomore tight end has quickly become an every-week starter.

  • Posted: 10/21/2018 5:12pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku went for four receptions, 52 yards and a touchdown in the Week 7 game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on six targets.

    Huddle Up: Njoku has managed at least four catches and 52 yards over the past four outings and he has found the end zone in each of the past two games. He has emerged as a low-end TE1 in most fantasy leagues heading into Week 8 against the Steelers.

  • Posted: 10/19/2018 12:03pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 19, and is not on the injury report for Week 7.

    Huddle Up: Njoku has been targeted 23 times in the last two games and has posted at least 50 yards in each of the last three games. He can be considered a low-end No. 1 tight end this week against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

  • Posted: 10/18/2018 12:39pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 18.

    Huddle Up: Njoku broke out last week and has turned into one of Baker Mayfield's favorite targets. In one of the best matchups of the week at tight end, Njoku has mid-to-low TE1 value.

  • Posted: 10/17/2018 12:24pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku (knee) was a full participant in practice Wednesday, Oct. 17.

    Huddle Up: Njoku has improved since Baker Mayfield was named the starting quarterback. He has received double-digit targets in each of his last two games and scored his first touchdowns of the year last week. In a scrumptious matchup with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Njoku is comfortably in TE1 territory.

  • Posted: 10/16/2018 7:26pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku has totaled 23 targets over the last two games (Week 5 and Week 6), the most of any tight end in the league.

    Huddle Up: Njoku has turned those looks into 13 catches for 124 yards and a touchdown. The second-year tight end has seen no fewer than seven targets and amassed at least 52 yards in each of the three games Baker Mayfield has started. It appears he has emerged as the rookie quarterback's second favorite option behind Jarvis Landry and should be considered an every-week starter until further notice.

  • Posted: 10/14/2018 2:17pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku caught seven passes for 55 yards and one touchdown against the Los Angeles Chargers in Week 6.

    Huddle Up: Njoku has been targeted 23 times over the last two games and appears to have good chemistry with Baker Mayfield. He should be considered a No. 1 tight end next week against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

  • Posted: 10/13/2018 6:12pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku will likely see more targets against the Los Angeles Chargers in Week 6 as a result of the injuries to the wide receiving corps, according to Tony Grossi of ESPNCleveland.com.

    Huddle Up: Njoku's usage has already been on the rise since Baker Mayfield has taken over as the starter, and he has 11 catches on 18 targets over the last two games. He's still a TE2 in redraft leagues, but he's an intriguing DFS play against the Chargers.

  • Posted: 10/7/2018 3:40pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku racked up team bests with six catches, 69 yards and 11 targets in Week 5 against the Baltimore Ravens.

    Huddle Up: Njoku was busy, and he appears to have developed a nice rapport with Baker Mayfield. He is still only worth a look as a TE2 in most fantasy leagues, but there is some upside if he can overcome the drops which plagued him in training camp and the preseason.

  • Posted: 9/30/2018 8:15pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku posted five catches for 52 yards on seven targets in Week 4 against the Oakland Raiders.

    Huddle Up: Njoku led the team in reception and he was third in targets, building a nice rapport with Baker Mayfield who was making his first NFL start. The tight end had some issue with drops during training camp and the preseason. If he can nip that in the bud, he has the chance to emerge as a star. For now, treat him more as a TE2 in most fantasy leagues heading into Week 5 against the Ravens.

  • Posted: 9/20/2018 10:25pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku caught two passes for 36 yards during the team's Week 3 victory over the New York Jets.

    Huddle Up: If you were hoping for a Year 2 leap from Njoku, it hasn't materialized yet. He's worth carrying as a TE2 -- if you're even keeping a backup tight end on your roster -- but isn't worth starting at this stage.

  • Posted: 9/16/2018 1:34pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku caught four passes for 20 yards against the New Orleans Saints in Week 2.

    Huddle Up: Njoku may receive some more targets during game moving forward but should only be a No. 2 tight end for owners at this point.

  • Posted: 9/9/2018 4:37pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku posted three grabs for 13 yards on seven targets in Week 1 against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

    Huddle Up: Njoku was the second-most targeted receiver in the Cleveland offense, but he converted less than half of those targets mostly due to sloppy and west conditions. In optimal conditions he might have a much bigger afternoon. He remains more of a TE2 heading into Week 2 against the New Orleans Saints.

  • Posted: 8/25/2018 11:17am ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku (ankle) did not practice Saturday, Aug. 25 due to an ankle injury.

    Huddle Up: Njoku should be fine for the regular season opener, as he'll have two weeks to get ready since it's highly unlikely he suits up for the meaningless fourth preseason game. He should be targeted as a high-end TE2 with some potential to be a TE1 by season's end if he can stay healthy and avoid the drops which plagued him over the summer.

  • Posted: 8/23/2018 8:34pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku caught all four of his targets for 25 yards in a 5-0 preseason win over the Philadelphia Eagles Thursday, Aug. 23.

    Huddle Up: Njoku has enjoyed a solid preseason, and other parts of his game seem to be catching up with his physical tools. Target him as a high-end TE2.

  • Posted: 8/9/2018 6:16pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku caught two of his three targets for 46 yards and two touchdowns against the New York Giants in the preseason Thursday, Aug. 9.

    Huddle Up: Njoku has all the physical tools, and with a year of experience and improved quarterback play, he could be poised to make a sizeable leap. He's one of the most intriguing TE2 options.

  • Posted: 8/1/2018 2:34pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku continues to be plagued by dropped passes early in training camp, but QB Tyrod Taylor said the tight end has been better in run blocking. Njoku attributed the improvement to added weight and strength during the offseason.

    Huddle Up: Njoku showed glimpses of brilliance last season, appearing in all 16 games while posting 32 grabs for 386 yards and four touchdowns. He has the potential to be a TE1 if he continues to work down his drops, but for now target him as a TE2 in most fantasy formats.

  • Posted: 7/29/2018 8:25pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku had four drops during drills at training camp Sunday, July 29.

    Huddle Up: Njoku has the athleticism to be a matchup nightmare, and despite the drops in camp, he should make progress in his second season. He's worth a flier if you need a TE2.

  • Posted: 6/21/2018 7:55pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku has improved this spring and 'should be a dominant receiver in the red zone,' according to tight ends coach Greg Seamon.

    Huddle Up: Njoku has elite physical tools for his position, and with a year of experience under his belt and a more proven quarterback, he could be primed for a breakout. He has enough upside to grab as a TE2.

  • Posted: 5/22/2018 1:05am ET

    Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku is going to be the club's full-time starter, according to Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal.

    Huddle Up: Njoku was Cleveland's first-round draft choice in 2017, and while he only garnered about the same number of targets last year as Seth DeValve, this would represent a step in the right direction. Combine that with much-improved quarterback play and Njoku could be in line to be one of the top sleepers at his position for the upcoming campaign.

2018 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 PIT 7 3 13 0
2 @NO 7 4 20 0
3 NYJ 2 2 36 0
4 @OAK 7 5 52 0
5 BAL 11 6 69 0
6 LAC 12 7 55 1
7 @TB 6 4 52 1
8 @PIT 0 0 0 0
9 KC 5 4 53 0
10 ATL 1 1 18 0
12 @CIN 5 5 63 1
13 @HOU 6 3 8 0
14 CAR 4 3 35 0

2017 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 PIT 2 2 20 0
2 @BAL 4 3 27 1
3 @IND 4 2 12 1
4 CIN 2 2 11 0
5 NYJ 3 3 48 1
6 @HOU 5 2 0 0
7 TEN 5 2 58 0
8 MIN 7 2 19 0
10 @DET 6 1 3 0
11 JAC 1 1 13 0
12 @CIN 4 4 47 0
13 @LAC 6 4 74 1
14 GB 2 1 3 0
15 BAL 3 0 0 0
16 @CHI 3 1 13 0
17 @PIT 3 2 38 0

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