Atlanta Falcons
  • 6'4"
  • 254
  • 24
  • 3 years
  • Stanford
  • 2016 R3 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
2016 ATL 14 27 27 19 271 14.3 3 0 0 0 0 271 3 0 1 3
2017 ATL 16 65 65 49 526 10.7 3 0 0 0 0 526 3 0 2 3
  Avg 11 34 34 25 293 11.8 2 0 0 0 0 293 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 ATL 2 9 9 8 83 10.4 1 0 0 0 0 83 1 0 1 1

Recent Player News

  • Posted: 9/16/2018 3:07pm ET

    Atlanta Falcons TE Austin Hooper posted five receptions for 59 yards and a touchdown on five targets in the Week 2 win against the Carolina Panthers.

    Huddle Up: Hooper was limited during the week by a knee ailment, but he didn't show any ill effects of the injury in this one. He has eight grabs for 83 yards on nine targets through two games to make him a decent low-end TE1 in most fantasy leagues of 12 or more teams. The Falcons host the Saints in Week 3.

  • Posted: 9/13/2018 1:53pm ET

    Atlanta Falcons TE Austin Hooper (knee) participated fully in practice Thursday, Sept. 13.

    Huddle Up: Hooper's first game of the year could have been much better had he and Ryan converted on an end zone target or two. He is arguably their second most valuable red-zone threat behind Julio Jones but just doesn't see enough volume. Keep him in TE2 territory.

  • Posted: 9/12/2018 2:08pm ET

    Atlanta Falcons TE Austin Hooper (knee) was listed as a limited participant in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

    Huddle Up: Hooper should be targeted as a TE2 with some low-end TE1 potential if he continues to see a steady stream of offensive snaps, particularly in the red zone.

  • Posted: 8/19/2018 8:29pm ET

    Atlanta Falcons TE Austin Hooper was praised by head coach Dan Quinn for his improvements as a run blocker.

    Huddle Up: Improving as a blocker should help Hooper play more snaps, which will only boost his fantasy appeal. He has been tabbed as a breakout candidate throughout the offseason, and low-end TE1 production isn't out of the question.

  • Posted: 8/17/2018 7:06pm ET

    Atlanta Falcons TE Austin Hooper caught both of his targets for 33 yards and a touchdown against the Kansas City Chiefs in the preseason Friday, Aug. 17.

    Huddle Up: Both of Hooper's catches came while Matt Ryan was in the game. The hype has been building around him throughout the offseason, and it wouldn't be a surprise to see him sneak into TE1 range this season.

  • Posted: 8/4/2018 11:31am ET

    Atlanta Falcons TE Austin Hooper is entering his third year and QB Matt Ryan feels he is primed for a big season. 'Well, he's gotten a lot better,' Ryan said Saturday, Aug. 4. 'A lot more polished.' The quarterback added that he thinks Hooper has figured out the timing of the offense and is a little bit more patient with his routes and understanding where he needs to be.

    Huddle Up: The duo have spent time together the past two offseasons, working privately. Hooper has the chance to take a big step forward in what should be a powerful Atlanta offense again in 2018. The coaching staff has reportedly been equally excited about his potential, especially as Hooper works to improve in the red zone. For now, he is a TE2 in most fantasy leagues, but don't be surprised if he takes a step forward and ends up a TE1 by season's end.

  • Posted: 7/17/2018 8:09am ET

    Atlanta Falcons TE Austin Hooper said he is working to improve in the red zone. He stayed in Atlanta during the offseason to work with QB Matt Ryan. Head coach Dan Quinn said he's pumped about Hooper's potential in his third season.

    Huddle Up: Hooper has caught 10 of 14 targets with four touchdowns in the red zone in his career, but he has to be more consistent to be more than a TE2 in fantasy.

  • Posted: 7/15/2018 7:11pm ET

    Atlanta Falcons TE Austin Hooper's position coach, Wade Harman, has 'harped' on him about being more consistent this season, according to Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com.

    Huddle Up: Hooper enjoyed a sizeable jump in production between his rookie and sophomore campaigns, finishing with 526 yards in 2017. Low-end TE1 production isn't out of the question, but Hooper should be drafted as a solid TE2.

  • Posted: 6/24/2018 8:06pm ET

    Atlanta Falcons TE Austin Hooper 'should continue to ascend' in his second season in offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian's system, according to Gil Brandt of NFL.com.

    Huddle Up: Hooper saw a significant jump in his second season, finishing with 49 catches for 526 yards after managing 19 catches for 271 yards as a rookie. Even a small boost in his numbers this year will make him a low-end TE1 candidate.

  • Posted: 5/10/2018 12:26pm ET

    Atlanta Falcons TE Austin Hooper has been working with QB Matt Ryan this offseason in hopes of building better chemistry with Ryan.

    Huddle Up: Hooper had a decent 2017 season but will look to improve on the three touchdowns he posted last season. He probably will not be a main target for Ryan this upcoming season, which makes Hooper a No. 2 tight end in most fantasy leagues.

  • Posted: 3/30/2018 7:24pm ET

    Atlanta Falcons TE Austin Hooper will make a 'big jump' in 2018, according to head coach Dan Quinn.

    Huddle Up: Hooper had 526 yards and three touchdowns last year, but he didn't show any signs that he is capable of much more. Consider him a TE2 for now.

  • Posted: 3/7/2018 7:51pm ET

    Atlanta Falcons TE Austin Hooper is already starting to get in some work in the offseason, meeting QB Matt Ryan at the team facility as early as Friday, March 2, to go through an 'hour-plus throwing session.' The two have had 'multiple sessions' since then to work on timing and Hooper said he'll be in Atlanta 'all offseason' to work with Ryan.

    Huddle Up: Hooper didn't necessarily have a bad sophomore showing in 2017, nabbing 49 balls for 526 yards and three touchdowns, but he didn't exactly make the second-year leap that many expected. He was also pretty lackluster down the stretch, recording no scores after mid-November, while also failing to top 40 yards in a game over that span as well. He'll have sleeper potential because of Atlanta's ability to move the ball, but for now, he's more of a TE2 entering next season.

  • Posted: 1/13/2018 5:18pm ET

    Atlanta Falcons TE Austin Hooper caught one pass for three yards in the Divisional Round playoff game against the Philadelphia Eagles Saturday, Jan. 13.

    Huddle Up: Hooper finished third on the team with 526 yards and recorded three touchdowns during the regular season. He could have a decent role in the passing game in 2018 and has a chance to be a No. 2 fantasy tight end next season.

  • Posted: 12/3/2017 2:09pm ET

    Atlanta Falcons TE Austin Hooper caught three passes for 21 yards against the Minnesota Vikings in Week 13.

    Huddle Up: Hooper has had a decent role in the passing game this season but has recorded at least 50 yards on only two games this season. He should only be a No. 2 tight end in fantasy leagues.

  • Posted: 11/12/2017 8:52pm ET

    Atlanta Falcons TE Austin Hooper racked up six receptions for 49 yards and a touchdown on his six targets in Week 10 against the Dallas Cowboys.

    Huddle Up: Hooper has been targeted at least six times in five of his past six outings and he has 47 or more yards and three or more catches in four of his past six. As a bonus for fantasy owners, he has two scores over the past three games. He'll look to carry the momentum over into Week 11 in Seattle on Monday.

  • Posted: 11/5/2017 2:16pm ET

    Atlanta Falcons TE Austin Hooper managed three receptions for 36 yards on six targets in Week 9 against the Dallas Cowboys.

    Huddle Up: Hooper has three or more grabs and at least 36 yards in four of his past five outings. However, he remains more of a TE2 in most fantasy leagues heading into Week 10 against the Cowboys. He's not a bad streaming option or bye-week replacement, but that's about it.

  • Posted: 10/29/2017 1:40pm ET

    Atlanta Falcons TE Austin Hooper caught four passes for 47 yards and one touchdown against the New York Jets in Week 8.

    Huddle Up: Hooper played well after a disappointing Week 7 performance but has been inconsistent this season. Hooper should be owned in all fantasy leagues but probably can be benched next week against the Carolina Panthers.

  • Posted: 10/1/2017 4:32pm ET

    Atlanta Falcons TE Austin Hooper posted five receptions for 50 yards on seven targets in Week 4 against the Buffalo Bills.

    Huddle Up: Hooper equaled the amount of receptions he had through the first three games, and his yardage total was his most since Week 1. He still has to show a little more consistency before he can be considered in fantasy leagues on a regular basis, although he could continue to see more work going forward if Julio Jones and Mohamed Sanu are forced to miss time beyond the Week 5 bye.

2018 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 @PHI 4 3 24 0
2 CAR 5 5 59 1

2017 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 @CHI 2 2 128 1
2 GB 2 2 7 0
3 @DET 2 1 9 0
4 BUF 7 5 50 0
6 MIA 9 7 48 0
7 @NE 1 1 6 0
8 @NYJ 6 4 47 1
9 @CAR 6 3 36 0
10 DAL 6 6 49 1
11 @SEA 2 2 -1 0
12 TB 5 3 38 0
13 MIN 4 3 21 0
14 NO 4 2 23 0
15 @TB 2 2 12 0
16 @NO 4 3 18 0
17 CAR 3 3 35 0
P1 @LAR 5 3 15 0
P2 @PHI 1 1 3 0

2016 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 TB 1 1 14 0
2 @OAK 3 3 84 0
3 @NO 0 0 0 0
4 CAR 1 1 42 1
5 @DEN 1 1 14 0
6 @SEA 0 0 0 0
7 LAC 0 0 0 0
8 GB 5 5 41 0
9 @TB 6 3 46 1
10 @PHI 3 1 8 0
12 ARI 2 2 8 0
13 KC 1 0 0 0
14 @LAR 3 1 5 0
15 SF 1 1 9 1
P2 SEA 1 1 10 0
P3 GB 2 2 23 0
P4 NE 6 3 32 1

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