2019 NFL Draft Guide Player Profile: Hunter Henry
Colby Conway takes an in-depth look at Hunter Henry and lets fantasy football owners know what to expect during the 2019 NFL season.
There are very definitive tiers of tight ends in the National Football League, especially for fantasy purposes. If you’re looking for someone to take that jump in 2019, head out to San Diego, err, Los Angeles and take a look at Hunter Henry . In 2016 as a rookie, he caught 36 of 53 targets for 478 yards and eight touchdowns. Finding the end zone put him on the map, but the following season, the overall production was a bit underwhelming. He caught 45 passes for 579 yards and four touchdowns in 14 games that year. Then, the unfortunate news came about that Henry tore his ACL on May 22nd, 2018. He missed the entirety of the regular season, but did play in the team’s playoff loss to the New England Patriots. Henry received one target in that game.
Now, with a full offseason of health, Henry is the clear-cut starter for this team and will be the more athletic Antonio Gates that Rivers has played with in years past. While the overall numbers in 2017 may not have been indicative of a...