Gary Barnidge, TE

  • 6'6"
  • 250
  • 32
  • 10 years
  • Louisville
  • 2008 R5 O, None

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
2008 CAR 15 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 CAR 16 21 21 12 242 20.2 0 0 0 0 0 242 0 0 2 0
2010 CAR 16 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 CAR 16 6 6 6 78 13.0 1 0 0 0 0 78 1 0 0 1
2013 CLE 16 18 18 13 127 9.8 2 0 0 0 0 127 2 0 0 2
2014 CLE 13 25 25 13 156 12.0 0 0 0 0 0 156 0 0 0 0
2015 CLE 16 125 125 79 1043 13.2 9 0 0 0 0 1043 9 0 10 8
2016 CLE 16 82 82 55 612 11.1 2 0 0 0 0 612 2 0 5 2
  Avg 16 36 36 22 282 13.2 2 0 0 0 0 376 4 0 2 2

Recent Player News

  • Posted: 9/15/2017 4:47pm ET

    Free-agent TE Gary Barnidge (Browns) worked out for the Houston Texans on Friday, Sept. 15, but he is not expected to sign and doesn't appear to be a fit for the team.

    Huddle Up: Barnidge quickly emerged as fantasy stud in 2015 with 79 receptions for 1,043 yards and six touchdowns with the Cleveland Browns, but he struggled with the team's turnstile at quarterback last season and remains unsigned. It would take a special situation for Barnidge to re-emerge as useful in fantasy.

  • Posted: 9/14/2017 6:24am ET

    Free-agent TE Gary Barnidge (Browns) could become a target of the Houston Texans in the coming days, in the opinion of NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

    Huddle Up: The Texans lost three tight ends in Week 1, and Barnidge is two years removed from a 79-1,043-9 campaign. He could have some TE2 value.

  • Posted: 7/7/2017 8:05am ET

    Free-agent TE Gary Barnidge (Browns) said the Baltimore Ravens haven't called him yet.

    Huddle Up: If Barnidge lands a starting or rotational job, he still has the skills to be worth a TE2 flyer in fantasy.

  • Posted: 6/30/2017 4:33pm ET

    Free-agent TE Gary Barnidge (Browns) could be an option for the Baltimore Ravens after the Ravens lost TE Darren Waller for the season, in the opinion of The Baltimore Sun's Jeff Zrebiec.

    Huddle Up: Barnidge probably will not sign with a team until training camp and is looking for a starting job. He had a bit of a down season in 2016 but still posted 612 yards and two touchdowns. Barnidge could be a No. 2 fantasy tight end in leagues if he is able to find a starting job.

  • Posted: 6/10/2017 10:16am ET

    Free-agent TE Gary Barnidge (Browns) could be an option for the Buffalo Bills if he is willing to accept the veteran minimum, in the opinion of BuffaloBills.com's Chris Brown.

    Huddle Up: Barnidge is looking for a starting role with a team and may need to wait until training camp before signing with a team. He probably will be a No. 2 tight end in fantasy leagues. Charles Clay likely will be the starting tight end for the Bills this season and can be a No. 2 option for owners.

  • Posted: 6/1/2017 7:06am ET

    Free-agent TE Gary Barnidge (Browns) hasn't signed with a team because he's holding out to land a starting spot.

    Huddle Up: The soon-to-be 32-year-old put together a breakout 79-1,043-9 season in 2015, but he struggled, as did the entire Browns offense last season. He could still land in a spot to make him worth a high-end TE2 spot on your fantasy roster.

  • Posted: 5/30/2017 9:28am ET

    Free-agent TE Gary Barnidge (Browns) recently spoke with the Denver Broncos and did the same earlier with the Jacksonville Jaguars. He has already reportedly visited the Buffalo Bills, according to Sirius XM NFL Radio.

    Huddle Up: Barnidge obviously is holding out hope to be a team's No. 1 tight end, but his market has been slow to develop. It's unlikely that chance would come in Denver, where the Broncos like A.J. Derby and just drafted Michigan's Jake Butt. He'd have a much better opportunity to start in Jacksonville or Buffalo and would be a serviceable fantasy TE2 in either location.

  • Posted: 5/3/2017 5:13pm ET

    Updating a previous report, free-agent TE Gary Barnidge (Browns) may meet with the Jacksonville Jaguars and Carolina Panthers.

    Huddle Up: Barnidge is receiving interest from several teams, so he should find a new team in the near future. He has a chance to be a low-end No. 1 tight end if he decides to sign with the Jaguars but likely would be a No. 2 tight end if he signs with Carolina.

  • Posted: 5/3/2017 9:23am ET

    Updating a previous report, free-agent TE Gary Barnidge (Browns) has two more visits planned for next week after visiting Buffalo Bills on Wednesday, May 3.

    Huddle Up: It was a pretty sure bet Barnidge would land on his feet pretty quickly, and this would seem to confirm he'll find a new team sooner than later. The 31-year-old probably will probably never repeat his breakout 2015 campaign, but he could potentially find his way into low-end TE1 value this season if he finds the right landing spot.

  • Posted: 5/3/2017 5:54am ET

    Free-agent TE Gary Barnidge (Browns) is visiting the Buffalo Bills Wednesday, May 3.

    Huddle Up: Barnidge's production fell off a cliff last season after his breakout 79-1,043-9 season in 2015. He had 55 grabs for 612 yards and two scores, and he's probably somewhere in between those two in his age-32 season. He'll be a low-end TE1 with some rebound potential.

  • Posted: 4/28/2017 12:23pm ET

    Updating a previous report, Cleveland Browns TE Gary Barnidge was released Friday, April 28.

    Huddle Up: Miami (Fla.) TE David Njoku is obviously the future in Cleveland, and the Browns needed less than 24 hours to decide that would be the case. The 31-year-old Barnidge should find another team in short order, while Njoku will probably split time with Seth DeValve early on until Cleveland is ready to trust him full-time. The 20-year-old Njoku is probably too raw to be worthy of redraft consideration in 2017, but he is a very intriguing late first-round option in rookie drafts.

  • Posted: 4/28/2017 11:01am ET

    Cleveland Browns TE Gary Barnidge has been informed he will be released, according to a source.

    Huddle Up: Although the Browns drafted from Miami (Fla.) TE David Njoku last night, this news comes as a bit of a surprise and basically opens the door for the raw rookie to start right away if he shows enough in camp. The 31-year-old Barnidge is one year removed from a Pro Bowl nod and finished with 55 catches a season ago, so it shouldn't take long for him to find a new gig.

  • Posted: 12/24/2016 2:10pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE Gary Barnidge racked up five receptions for a team-high 42 yards in the Week 16 game against the San Diego Chargers on six targets.

    Huddle Up: Barnidge was a giant disappointment this season from a fantasy perspective thanks to just one visit to the end zone. That touchdown came in Week 11 against the Pittsburgh Steelers, the team's Week 17 opponent.

  • Posted: 11/28/2016 3:40pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE Gary Barnidge (knee) tweaked his knee in Week 12 and was limited in his snaps, according to head coach Hue Jackson.

    Huddle Up: Barnidge usually plays better with Josh McCown at quarterback, but the knee ailment obviously impacted his play. Barnidge has regressed this season, largely due to erratic quarterback play, and he should be viewed as a TE2 going forward.

  • Posted: 11/27/2016 8:33pm ET

    Cleveland Browns TE Gary Barnidge managed just one reception for 11 yards on three targets in the Week 12 game against the New York Giants.

    Huddle Up: Barnidge was a Top 10 fantasy tight end in most formats last season, but he has been a complete bust this year. If you have stuck it out with Barnidge in your fantasy league you will need a replacement in Week 13 since he is on a bye.

2016 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 @PHI 2 0 0 0
2 BAL 5 4 37 0
3 @MIA 6 5 66 0
4 @WAS 7 7 57 0
5 NE 8 5 76 0
6 @TEN 5 3 59 0
7 @CIN 7 6 66 0
8 NYJ 7 3 42 0
9 DAL 3 3 23 0
10 @BAL 4 1 8 0
11 PIT 6 2 23 1
12 NYG 3 1 11 0
14 CIN 5 3 27 0
15 @BUF 3 2 35 0
16 LAC 6 5 42 0
17 @PIT 5 5 40 1

2015 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 @NYJ 5 3 38 0
2 TEN 1 1 17 0
3 OAK 10 6 105 1
4 @LAC 6 6 75 1
5 @BAL 10 8 139 1
6 DEN 9 3 39 2
7 @LAR 7 6 101 0
8 ARI 11 7 53 1
9 @CIN 7 2 35 0
10 @PIT 8 6 65 1
12 BAL 11 7 91 0
13 CIN 8 5 59 0
14 SF 7 5 84 1
15 @SEA 4 3 29 1
16 @KC 8 3 47 0
17 PIT 13 8 66 0

2014 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 @PIT 2 1 13 0
2 NO 4 4 41 0
3 BAL 0 0 0 0
5 @TEN 0 0 0 0
6 PIT 0 0 0 0
7 @JAC 1 0 0 0
8 OAK 1 0 0 0
9 TB 4 2 16 0
10 @CIN 4 2 46 0
11 HOU 5 1 11 0
12 @ATL 3 2 23 0
13 @BUF 1 1 6 0
17 @BAL 0 0 0 0

2013 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 MIA 1 1 9 0
2 @BAL 0 0 0 0
3 @MIN 0 0 0 0
4 CIN 1 1 2 0
5 BUF 1 1 2 0
6 DET 3 2 6 0
7 @GB 1 0 0 0
8 @KC 1 1 3 0
9 BAL 1 1 4 1
11 @CIN 1 1 12 0
12 PIT 0 0 0 0
13 JAC 0 0 0 0
14 @NE 2 2 49 1
15 CHI 1 1 17 0
16 @NYJ 4 2 23 0
17 @PIT 1 0 0 0

2012 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 @TB 0 0 0 0
2 NO 0 0 0 0
3 NYG 0 0 0 0
4 @ATL 0 0 0 0
5 SEA 0 0 0 0
7 DAL 0 0 0 0
8 @CHI 1 1 7 0
9 @WAS 1 1 13 0
10 DEN 1 1 8 0
11 TB 0 0 0 0
12 @PHI 1 1 24 1
13 @KC 0 0 0 0
14 ATL 1 1 6 0
15 @LAC 1 1 20 0
16 OAK 0 0 0 0
17 @NO 0 0 0 0

2010 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 @NYG 2 0 0 0
2 TB 0 0 0 0
3 CIN 0 0 0 0
4 @NO 0 0 0 0
5 CHI 0 0 0 0
7 SF 0 0 0 0
8 @LAR 0 0 0 0
9 NO 2 0 0 0
10 @TB 0 0 0 0
11 BAL 3 0 0 0
12 @CLE 0 0 0 0
13 @SEA 0 0 0 0
14 ATL 1 0 0 0
15 ARI 0 0 0 0
16 @PIT 0 0 0 0
17 @ATL 1 0 0 0

2009 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 PHI 0 0 0 0
2 @ATL 0 0 0 0
3 @DAL 0 0 0 0
5 WAS 0 0 0 0
6 @TB 0 0 0 0
7 BUF 6 3 77 0
8 @ARI 4 1 7 0
9 @NO 4 3 46 0
10 ATL 1 0 0 0
11 MIA 2 2 46 0
12 @NYJ 1 1 4 0
13 TB 0 0 0 0
14 @NE 1 1 7 0
15 MIN 2 1 55 0
16 @NYG 0 0 0 0
17 NO 0 0 0 0

2008 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 @LAC 0 0 0 0
3 @MIN 0 0 0 0
4 ATL 0 0 0 0
5 KC 0 0 0 0
6 @TB 0 0 0 0
7 NO 0 0 0 0
8 ARI 0 0 0 0
10 @OAK 1 0 0 0
11 DET 0 0 0 0
12 @ATL 0 0 0 0
13 @GB 0 0 0 0
14 TB 0 0 0 0
15 DEN 0 0 0 0
16 @NYG 0 0 0 0
17 @NO 0 0 0 0
P2 ARI 0 0 0 0

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