College: North Carolina | 7 years
Height: 6'4" | Weight: 253 lbs
Birth Date: 4/10/1993
2020 Bye Week: 7
Total Pts: 0
Avg Pts: 0.00
Rank: 0 TE
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Pittsburgh Steelers TE Eric Ebron is one of six tight ends with at least 20 red zone touchdowns over the last five seasons, and he joins a Pittsburgh offense that ranked last in red zone scoring in 2019.
Fantasy Spin: A healthy Ben Roethlisberger under center should also go a long way to helping the Pittsburgh offense, but Ebron addresses a big need. He's a lower-end TE1 candidate, even if he could be a little touchdown dependent.
Pittsburgh Steelers TE Eric Ebron (ankle) said he has not fully recovered from his ankle surgery yet and could not play if the season started today.
Fantasy Spin: Ebron has several months to rehab the injury and should be ready for training camp. He likely will be a red zone target in the passing game and could be a low-end No. 1 tight end in deeper leagues.
Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Eric Ebron (ankle) said he's still not fully recovered from an ankle injury that held him to just 11 games in 2019. Ebron had to have his ankle examined and "cleaned out" by an independent doctor near his home in Houston because of league restrictions keeping players from visiting other organizations during the coronavirus pandemic. The 26-year-old has yet to be examined by the Steelers medical personnel. "If the season started today, I dont think Id be able to 100% perform. But we dont play today," Ebron said. He was a disappointment last year as a TE1 after setting career highs in catches (66), yards (750) and touchdowns (13) in 2018. The 10th overall pick by the Lions in 2014 must get healthy first, but he'll also be competing for targets with Vance McDonald, which will hurt his overall fantasy ceiling in his new home.
Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Steelers TE Eric Ebron's contract was finalized by the NFL Tuesday, March 31.
Free-agent TE Eric Ebron (Colts) on Friday, March 20, agreed to a two-year, $12 million deal to sign with the Pittsburgh Steelers, per a source.
Fantasy Spin: Ebron reeled in 97 of 162 targets for 1,125 yards and scored 17 total TDs in 27 games over two seasons with the Colts, and while his numbers were certainly over-inflated by his 14-touchdown season in 2018, he immediately gives the Steelers a tight end weapon they've been lacking. He'll be a TE1 consideration in drafts this offseason.
The Pittsburgh Steelers are signing tight end Eric Ebron to a two-year deal worth $12 million on Friday, according to a source. Ebron predictably fell back to Earth in 2019 with 31 catches for 375 yards and three touchdowns in just 11 games played after setting career highs in catches (66), yards (750) and touchdowns (13) with Indy in Andrew Luck's final season in 2018. Ebron missed time due to injury last year, however, and he's in a good spot to bounce back in 2020 if quarterback Ben Roethlisberger can stay healthy. The 26-year-old (27 in April) is an excellent red zone target and should be able to put up at least low-end TE1 numbers in his new home. His arrival in Pittsburgh is bad news for Vance McDonald, who struggled mightily with Big Ben hurt last season.
Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard said "we'll probably move on" from tight end Eric Ebron, who will be a free agent in March. Ebron predictably fell short in 2019 after a career year in 2018 with Andrew Luck in which he caught a league-high 13 touchdown passes. The 26-year-old played in just 11 games this year and ended the season on Injured Reserve, catching 31 passes for 375 yards and only three scores. Ebron can be a solid pass-catching tight end for another team moving forward, just don't expect a return to double-digit touchdowns ever again. His landing spot in free agency will determine his 2020 fantasy value. Jack Doyle would be in line for a big boost in value next season with Ebron out of the picture.
Indianapolis Colts impending free-agent TE Eric Ebron is not likely to return to the Colts, according to general manager Chris Ballard.
Fantasy Spin: The oft-injured Ebron had a 31-375-3 season in 11 games. He can still be a contributor, and he's just going to be 27 next season. Watch where he lands, and he could be a high-end TE2 option.
Indianapolis Colts TE Eric Ebron (ankles) was officially placed on the Reserve/Injured list on Monday, Nov. 25.
Indianapolis Colts tight end Eric Ebron is seeing his quiet season come to a close on Monday morning after it was announced that he would be placed on Injured Reserve with a pair of ankle injuries. Ebron finished the year with 31 catches for 375 yards and three touchdowns. Ebron was in a contract year, so this could loom large for him heading into the offseason. Fellow tight end Jack Doyle is going to see his stock steadily rise with the absence of Ebron. Outside of Week 11, he's seen at least two targets and caught at least one ball in every game. Doyle still doesn't have the athleticism or touchdown skills that Ebron possesses, but he does give you a consistent floor every week.
Indianapolis Colts TE Eric Ebron (ankles) is headed for the Reserve/Injured list because he needs surgery on both of his ankles.
Fantasy Spin: This will put extra emphasis on Jack Doyle, who has pretty similar numbers as Ebron for the season. Doyle becomes a low-end TE1 and should be owned in most leagues.
Indianapolis Colts TE Eric Ebron (ankle) led the team in both receptions (four) and receiving yards (44) in their Week 12 loss to the Houston Texans.
Fantasy Spin: Ebron has a regular role in the offense, it's just not enough to generate much fantasy value. Everyone knew there'd be regression after Ebron caught 13 TDs a season ago, but he's currently on pace to post a 45-545-4 line, which is a massive drop across the board from 66-750-13. He's a low-end fringe TE1 at this stage, nothing more.
Indianapolis Colts tight end Eric Ebron relies on touchdowns for the majority of his value, but in Week 12 he was able to get some solid yardage. He caught four of his five targets for 44 yards, and he'll likely finish among the top 10 in tight ends for scoring this week with just 8.4 PPR points. Ebron has remained a pretty big disappointment after the elite fantasy season that he produced in 2018. When the team has gotten down into the red zone, a number of their scores have come on the ground. Ebron remains the No. 2 receiving target in this offense, but that doesn't turn into much when the offense struggles to move the ball.
Indianapolis Colts TE Eric Ebron (ankle) is officially active for the team's Week 12 game.
Fantasy Spin: Ebron had success against the Houston Texans earlier in the season and should see some targets in the Week 12 game. He can be considered a low-end No. 1 tight end in deeper leagues.
Indianapolis Colts tight end Eric Ebron remains firmly in the TE2 category thanks to his athleticism and abilities in the red zone. In Week 12 against the Houston Texans, he is again a TE2 with upside thanks to a soft defense. You likely drafted Ebron to be your top tight end, and he hasn't been that this season with just three touchdowns through 10 games. This could be the week he gets back into the end zone, but there are still a few players with better matchups and outlooks than him.
Indianapolis Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton (calf) and tight end Eric Ebron (ankle) are both listed as questionable for Thursday night's game against the Texans. Tight end Mo Alie-Cox (thumb) is also questionable. All three players were full participants in Wednesday's walkthrough and are expected to play. Hilton would be active for the first time since Oct. 27. The 30-year-old has roasted the Texans in his career, but he'll be a more risky WR2 if he returns to the fold this Sunday. Ebron will have low-end TE1 appeal if he plays this weekend, while his presence would be bad news for teammate Jack Doyle, who didn't have a single catch in Week 11. Quarterback Jacoby Brissett will become a more interesting QB2 streamer if he gets Hilton back.
Indianapolis Colts TE Eric Ebron (ankle) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 20, and is listed as questionable for Week 12. The Colts did not hold a practice Wednesday, so this is an estimation.
Fantasy Spin: Fantasy players will need to check the inactive list to see if Ebron will be able to play in Week 12. He recorded 70 yards and one touchdown in his last game against the Houston Texans and could be a low-end No. 1 fantasy tight end if he is active.
Indianapolis Colts TE Eric Ebron (ankle) did not participate in practice Tuesday, Nov. 19. The Colts did not hold a practice Tuesday, so this is an estimation.
Fantasy Spin: Indianapolis did not practice Monday either and won't be going too hard Wednesday with a game at the Houston Texans on Thursday. Nevertheless, owners probably shouldn't expect much from Ebron in Week 12. Consider him a middling TE2 if he plays. If he doesn't, Jack Doyle could be a low-end streamer.
Indianapolis Colts TE Eric Ebron (ankle), WR T.Y. Hilton (calf), RB Marlon Mack (hand), CB Shakial Taylor (ankle), S Khari Willis (concussion) and CB Rock Ya-Sin (ankle) did not participate in practice Tuesday, Nov. 19. TE Mo Alie-Cox (thumb) and RB Jordan Wilkins (ankle) were upgraded to a limited practice, while WR Parris Campbell (hand) and Pierre Desir (hamstring) were limited for a second consecutive day. OT Anthony Castonzo (toe), S Clayton Geathers (rest) and S George Odum (shoulder) practiced in full. The Colts did not hold a practice on Tuesday, so the injury report is an estimation.
Indianapolis Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton (calf) and tight end Eric Ebron (ankle) both remained sidelined for Tuesday's estimation of their practice report. The Colts aren't ruling Hilton out for a return on Thursday night against the Texans, but fantasy owners would like to see him at least get in a limited session on Wednesday. While he's been out since Week 8, Hilton would have high-end WR2 upside against a weak Texans secondary if he were to return this week. He's been notorious for having huge games against Houston in the past. Ebron looks to be in danger of sitting out on the short week. If that were to happen, Jack Doyle would have low-end TE1 appeal after throwing up a donut in Week 11. Zach Pascal has been the team's primary receiver in Hilton's absence, but he's a low-upside flex in this run-first offense.