Brandon Pettigrew news, rumors and stats

 

Brandon Pettigrew

Detroit Lions
Tight End

Ht: 6.4 | Wt: 265

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Week By Week

YearTmGRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDRec 2ptRushRush YdsRush TDFum Lost
2009DET113135211.35200000
2010DET167172210.17400000
2011DET16837779.36500000
2012DET14595679.61300002
2013DET144141610.15200001
Average:5756710300001
Total:2852834101600003

Lions | Four sit out

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:04:26 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (toe), TE Joseph Fauria (ankle), OT LaAdrian Waddle (calf) and TE Brandon Pettigrew (undisclosed) are out of practice Wednesday, Oct. 22.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: DetroitLions.com - Tim Twentyman

Lions | Eric Ebron out again Friday

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:19:46 -0700

Detroit Lions TE Eric Ebron (hamstring) missed his second straight day of practice Friday, Oct. 17, after tweaking his hamstring in practice Wednesday, Oct. 15. "He's had a similar issue before," head coach Jim Caldwell said of Ebron. "It's just a matter of how quickly he's going to be able to rebound. So the doctors are still working with him and it's going to be day-to-day. He hasn't practiced since Wednesday. So hopefully he'll get back soon." If Ebron doesn't play, the team may call up TE Jordan Thompson from the practice squad. TE Brandon Pettigrew is the team's only healthy tight end currently on roster.

Fantasy Tip: Ebron will likely be questionable against the New Orleans Saints, and he's not a smart play at FantasyScore. Take a flier on Pettigrew ($3,000) if Ebron doesn't suit up.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Michael Rothstein

Lions | Eric Ebron sitting out

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 13:33:17 -0700

Detroit Lions TE Eric Ebron (hamstring) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 16, after being limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 15. Ebron saw a career high in snaps in the team's Week 6 victory. The team is already without TE Joseph Fauria (ankle), so if Ebron can't play in Week 7 against the New Orleans Saints, TE Brandon Pettigrew would be the only active tight end on roster.

Fantasy Tip: Ebron ($3,300; 6.6% of cap) is an attractive option for your FantasyScore lineups if he plays. The Saints have been beat up by opponents all season long. Check back tomorrow for Ebron's status. If he doesn't play, Pettigrew ($3,000) is probably worth a flier if you want to go ultra-cheap at tight end.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Michael Rothstein

Lions | Eric Ebron lagging in snaps

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 21:31:38 -0700

Detroit Lions TE Eric Ebron was expected to play a big role in offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi's revamped offense. However, the No. 10 overall pick has played just 69 snaps this season compared to 123 for TE Brandon Pettigrew and 79 for TE Joseph Fauria.

Fantasy Tip: Ebron has a bright future, and is still a solid long-term keeper prospect. But for those in re-draft leagues, and certainly for those in FantasyScore daily play, Ebron is a non-factor.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Chris Wesseling

Lions | Brandon Pettigrew should play

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:04:15 -0700

Detroit Lions TE Brandon Pettigrew (foot) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 12, and is listed as probable for Week 2.

Fantasy Tip: Pettigrew only caught one pass for nine yards in Week 1 and will look to get more involved. Pettigrew costs $4,000 at FantasyScore, but owners could spend a little more money on a better tight end.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: DetroitLions.com

Lions | Brandon Pettigrew limited at practice

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:03:51 -0700

Detroit Lions TE Brandon Pettigrew (foot) was held out of portions of the team's practice Wednesday, Sept. 10.

Fantasy Tip: Pettigrew had only one catch for nine yards in the team's Week 1 blowout win over the New York Giants. That's not a good sign, especially since rookie tight end Eric Ebron is expected to see more work as the season progresses. Ignore Pettigrew and his FantasyScore price of $4,000 in Week 2.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MLive.com - Justin Rogers

Lions | Brandon Pettigrew improved his hands

Wed, 13 Aug 2014 06:02:32 -0700

Detroit Lions TE Brandon Pettigrew has shown improved hands in training camp. He also improved his drop rate from 13.24 percent of catchable targets to 8.89 percent last season.

Fantasy Tip: Pettigrew is expected to be used more as a blocker this season and isn't a good fantasy target.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Detroit News - Josh Katzenstein

Lions | TEs working on blocking

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:43:37 -0700

Detroit Lions TE Brandon Pettigrew and the other tight ends have split time between working on the offensive line and working with the pass-catching receivers and running backs catching passes. Pettigrew worked with the line while TEs Eric Ebron and Joseph Fauria worked on catching passes Tuesday, July 29. "We rotate and go down there during periods," Pettigrew said. "We have five guys here, why not split up and have some guys down there and some guys down here." Pettigrew said this helps his blocking fundamentals, and aids Ebron and Fauria as well.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Michael Rothstein

Lions | Expect a lot of two-tight end sets

Tue, 08 Jul 2014 15:19:26 -0700

Detroit Lions TE Eric Ebron said in a Tuesday, July 8 interview that fans should expect an "awful lot" of two-tight end sets this season. Ebron and TEs Brandon Pettigrew and Joseph Fauria figure to split time at the position.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Chris Wesseling

Lions | Brandon Pettigrew willing to block more

Fri, 04 Jul 2014 20:28:02 -0700

Detroit Lions TE Brandon Pettigrew said he is willing to block more often this upcoming season if he helps the team win.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Detroit Free Press - Carlos Monarrez

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