Coby Fleener news, rumors and stats

 

Coby Fleener

New Orleans Saints
Tight End

Ht: 6.5 | Wt: 251

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YearTmGRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDRec 2ptRushRush YdsRush TDFum Lost
2012IND122628110.81200000
2013IND165260811.69420000
Average:3944511310000
Total:7888911620000

Saints | Coby Fleener not reliable enough

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 07:16:39 -0700

New Orleans Saints TE Coby Fleener hasn't been reliable enough catching passes and isn't on the same page with QB Drew Brees on some routes, according to beat writer Larry Holder. TE Josh Hill has been more involved in the passing game in recent practices.

Fantasy Tip: That breakout season for Fleener to thrust him into the fantasy spotlight is in question now. He has a lot of tools, and the offense has a history of making fantasy stars. Fleener will need to pick it up to rekindle some of the upside he had entering camp. He's a low-end TE1 for now, and Hill is a TE2 that could become a deep sleeper.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The New Orleans Times-Picayune - Larry Holder

Saints | Coby Fleener still work in progress

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 19:53:46 -0700

New Orleans Saints TE Coby Fleener is still getting situation in his team's offense, and he continues to make adjustments. "I'd say it's an ongoing progression," head coach Sean Payton said Monday, Aug. 22. "I think, man, there's some plays that are real good, and then there's some plays where we've got to be a little bit more detailed and that's something that I know he's got to work on."

Fantasy Tip: No matter what the depth charts have been saying, Fleener will be well ahead of Josh Hill and Michael Hoomanwanui, and should be a the second or third option in the pass game once the regular season gets rolling. He is being drafted as a TE1 in most fantasy leagues, and is a good consolation prize for those who miss out on the likes of Rob Gronkowski, Greg Olsen, Jordan Reed, etc.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The New Orleans Times-Picayune - Josh Katzenstein

Saints | Coby Fleener works with starters

Wed, 17 Aug 2016 16:37:14 -0700

New Orleans Saints TE Coby Fleener lined up with the first-team offense at practice Wednesday, August 17.

Fantasy Tip: There was a little concern recently when Fleener was listed as a backup tight end on the team's depth chart, but this news should put owners at ease. Fleener will head into the new campaign as the starting tight end in New Orleans, and considering what Jimmy Graham did there in the past, the former Indianapolis Colt will have potential to be one of the most valuable players at this position in 2016. He should be on the radar in all formats.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The New Orleans Times-Picayune - Jeff Duncan

Saints | Coby Fleener building chemistry with QB

Mon, 01 Aug 2016 11:40:23 -0700

New Orleans Saints TE Coby Fleener said he has been working on building a chemistry with QB Drew Brees during the early part of training camp. Brees said he believes Fleener could catch a lot of passes in 2016 because he will have favorable matchups.

Fantasy Tip: Fleener likely will be one of the top options in the passing game this season and should continue to improve his chemistry with Brees during the preseason. Owners should be considered as a No. 1 tight end in most fantasy leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The New Orleans Times-Picayune - Larry Holder

Saints | Coby Fleener could be second option

Wed, 13 Jul 2016 10:32:03 -0700

New Orleans Saints TE Coby Fleener could be the second option in the passing game behind WR Brandin Cooks.

Fantasy Tip: It could boil down to how many snaps Willie Sneed loses to Michael Thomas in two-receiver sets. Either way, Fleener figures to be spotlighted on offense. Fleener is two years removed from an eight-touchdown season before his numbers drastically fell off as the Indianapolis Colts struggled altogether. Fleener is a low-end TE1 that could have a breakthrough.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The New Orleans Advocate - Nick Underhill

Saints | Drew Brees likes Coby Fleener

Sat, 18 Jun 2016 12:47:04 -0700

New Orleans Saints TE Coby Fleener has an uncanny ability to separate and get open, according to QB Drew Brees. "There's always a place to throw the ball where he can get it," Brees said. Fleener was targeted eight times during 7-on-7 drills and 11-on-11 drills this week -- the same number of targets as WRs Brandin Cooks and Willie Snead.

Fantasy Tip: Fleener is one of the more intriguing options at tight end this season with his new team. In one of the most pass-happy offenses in the NFL, he's a mid- to low-end TE1, even if he still has some things to learn.

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

Saints | Coby Fleener could help in red zone

Mon, 30 May 2016 12:58:57 -0700

New Orleans Saints TE Coby Fleener will be used as a receiver first and will hopefully help in third-down and red-zone situations, according to head coach Sean Payton, much like the way Seattle Seahawks TE Jimmy Graham was used when he played for the Saints.

Fantasy Tip: The price may be high for Fleener this offseason as the excitement builds with him in one of the most pass-happy offenses in the NFL. Fleener is definitely in the TE1 conversation heading into next season, but don't draft him too early.

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

Colts | Indy's No. 2 TE job Jack Doyle's to lose

Fri, 01 Apr 2016 18:51:21 -0700

Indianapolis Colts TE Jack Doyle will have the first shot at being the No. 2 tight end in 2016 with TE Coby Fleener signing with the New Orleans Saints.

Fantasy Tip: Even in an expanded role, Doyle is unlikely to make a worthwhile impact for fantasy owners unless Dwayne Allen misses time for some reason.

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

Saints | Coby Fleener moving to Saints

Wed, 09 Mar 2016 15:56:21 -0800

Free-agent TE Coby Fleener (Colts) agreed to sign a five-year deal worth roughly $36 million with the New Orleans Saints Wednesday, March 9, according to a source.

Fantasy Tip: Fleener didn't do a whole lot with Indy alongside Dwayne Allen, as the former Stanford product caught 54 passes for 491 yards and three touchdowns in 2015. His move to New Orleans should do wonders for his fantasy value in a high-flying passing offense with Drew Brees still around. Fleener will likely be an undervalued low-end TE1.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Saints | Coby Fleener a target of Saints

Wed, 09 Mar 2016 13:13:40 -0800

Free-agent TE Coby Fleener (Colts) is drawing interest from the New Orleans Saints.

Fantasy Tip: Fleener is looking for a new home following the re-signing of Dwayne Allen in Indianapolis. He has solid touchdown potential, but his hands have been unreliable for the most part so far in his career. He'll have better fantasy value if he signs with a potent Saints offense, but he still wouldn't be a TE1.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: CBSSports.com - Jason La Canfora

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