Xavier Grimble
Xavier Grimble
27-Year-Old Tight EndTE
Indianapolis Colts
2019 Fantasy Outlook
The departure of Jesse James via free agency appeared to raise Grimble's fantasy profile, but now he'll have some competition for work behind starter Vance McDonald, in the form of Zach Gentry, who the Steelers took in the fifth round of the 2019 draft. Though firmly behind McDonald on the team's depth chart, the Pittsburgh offense is still potent enough to create opportunities, albeit limited, for Grimble. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a contract with the Colts in December of 2019.
Signs with Colts
TEIndianapolis Colts
December 30, 2019
Grimble signed a reserve/future contract with the Colts on Monday.
ANALYSIS
Grimble had a workout with the Colts in mid-November and never actually ended up signing with the team, but he'll now be with Indianapolis for the beginning of offseason work. The 27-year-old caught 23 passes for 239 yards and three touchdowns in 47 games with the Steelers before being released off injured reserve in October.
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Advanced NFL Stats
How do Xavier Grimble's 2019 advanced stats compare to other tight ends?
This section compares his advanced stats with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average. The longer the bar, the better it is for the player.
  • Air Yards Per Game
    The number of air yards he is averaging per game. Air yards measure how far the ball was thrown downfield for both complete and incomplete passes. Air yards are recorded as a negative value when the pass is targeted behind the line of scrimmage. All air yards data is from Sports Info Solutions and does not include throwaways as targeted passes.
  • Air Yards Per Snap
    The number of air yards he is averaging per offensive snap.
  • % Team Air Yards
    The percentage of the team's total air yards he accounts for.
  • % Team Targets
    The percentage of the team's total targets he accounts for.
  • Avg Depth of Target
    Also known as aDOT, this stat measures the average distance down field he is being targeted at.
  • Catch Rate
    The number of catches made divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Drop Rate
    The number of passes he dropped divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Avg Yds After Catch
    The number of yards he gains after the catch on his receptions.
Air Yards Per Game
2.0
 
Air Yards Per Snap
0.10
 
% Team Air Yards
0.2%
 
% Team Targets
0.6%
 
Avg Depth of Target
2.0 Yds
 
Catch Rate
33.3%
 
Drop Rate
66.7%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
3.0
 
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Snap Distribution / Depth Chart
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How often does Xavier Grimble run a route when on the field for a pass play?
This data will let you see how Xavier Grimble and the other tight ends for the Colts are being used. Some tight ends may have a lot of snaps, but they're not that useful for fantasy purposes because they're not actually running routes. This data will help you see when this is the case.
Xavier Grimble
23 routes   3 targets
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74%
207 routes   52 targets
97%
360 routes   72 targets
89%
2 routes   0 targets
67%
76 routes   10 targets
66%
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2019 Xavier Grimble Split Stats
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Xavier Grimble's measurables compare to other tight ends?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
Height
6' 4"
 
Weight
261 lbs
 
Vertical Jump
26.5 in
 
Broad Jump
113 in
 
Hand Length
10.25 in
 
Arm Length
33.68 in
 
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
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The signing of Vance McDonald just before the start of last season seriously curtailed Grimble's production and reduced his role to that of a blocking tight end. He inked a new one-year deal, but remains behind McDonald and Jesse James in the pass-catching realm, limiting his fantasy value again this season.
Grimble caught 11 passes for 118 yards and two touchdowns in limited action during his rookie season. With Ladarius Green no longer on the team, Grimble could play a larger role in the offense, possibly challenging Jesse James for the starting tight end job.
Even with Ladarius Green starting the season on the PUP-R list, Grimble is behind Jesse James and David Johsnon on the depth chart, Should he survive roster cuts, he doesn't offer much in terms of fantasy value.
Currently last on the depth chart, Grimble will have an uphill battle during training camp to avoid being cut.
Grimble joined the 49ers' practice squad in September 2014.
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Tries out for Colts
TEFree Agent
November 19, 2019
Grimble worked out for the Colts recently, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
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Released off IR
TEFree Agent
Calf
October 4, 2019
Grimble (calf) reached an injury settlement with the Steelers on Friday per the NFL communication's official transaction report.
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Headed to IR
TEPittsburgh Steelers
Calf
September 25, 2019
Grimble (calf) has been placed on IR.
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Status for Week 4 murky
TEPittsburgh Steelers
Undisclosed
September 25, 2019
Coach Mike Tomlin said Wednesday he considers Grimble "questionable" for Monday's game against the Bengals, Dale Lolley of DKPittsburghSports.com reports.
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First catch this season
TEPittsburgh Steelers
September 22, 2019
Grimble caught one of two targets for three yards in Sunday's 24-20 loss to San Francisco.
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