College: Arkansas | 5 years
Height: 6'5" | Weight: 250 lbs
Birth Date: 12/7/1994
2020 Bye Week: 12
Total Pts: 0.00
Avg Pts: 0.00
Rank: 0 TE
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The Los Angeles Chargers placed the franchise tag on tight end Hunter Henry on Friday, according to sources. This was widely expected and ensures that Falcons impending free-agent tight end Austin Hooper will be the top tight end on the open market. Henry, 25, had a career-high 55 catches for 652 yards and five touchdowns in only 12 games for the Bolts last season. He has incredible upside after just three years in the NFL, but he's yet to play more than 15 games in a single season due to various injuries. He's more risky than the upper echelon of fantasy tight ends for that reason, but he has high-end potential if he stays on the field. His true ceiling will be more clear once we know who will be the Chargers quarterback in 2020.
Los Angeles Chargers TE Hunter Henry on Friday, March 13, received the franchise tag.
Fantasy Spin: Henry finished 2019 with career highs in targets (76), receptions (55) and receiving yards (652) but still missed four games -- bringing his four-year total to 23. If he can stay reasonably healthy and the Bolts don't take a huge step back at quarterback, he'll be in the TE1 consideration this summer.
Los Angeles Chargers impending free-agent TE Hunter Henry's new contract is a top priority this offseason, according to general manager Tom Telesco. 'We'll figure out all the finances, the cap and the performance, however it fits,' Telesco said. 'He's a draft pick of ours. As you know, our philosophy is to re-sign our own when we can.'
Fantasy Spin: Henry has battled injuries throughout his career, but he's delivered TE1 production when healthy. His value could take a bit of dip with the Chargers moving on from Philip Rivers, but he's still a top-10 option at the position.
Los Angeles Chargers tight end Hunter Henry will likely receive the franchise tag. Henry has had trouble staying healthy in his three seasons -- he hasn't played a full season yet -- but when healthy he's a high-end tight end for fantasy purposes. There remains uncertainty over who will be the Bolts starting quarterback next year with Philip Rivers out of the picture, but Henry should still be seen as a TE1 regardless. The 25-year-old posted a career-high 55 catches for 652 yards and five touchdowns in 12 games last season. He managed eight touchdowns his rookie season.
Impending free-agent TE Hunter Henry (Chargers) is expected to receive the franchise tag from the Los Angeles Chargers if the two sides are unable to reach a long-term deal before March 12, according to ESPN's Jenna Laine.
Impending free-agent TE Hunter Henry (Chargers) is becoming a more likely candidate to receive a long-term contract offer from the Los Angeles Chargers than a transition tag in the coming days, according to sources via the Pro Football Network's Tony Pauline.
Los Angeles Chargers TE Hunter Henry is a candidate to receive the franchise tag for the 2020 season, according to general manager Tom Telesco Tuesday, Feb. 25. Telesco added the goal remains to sign Henry to an extension and talks are continuing.
Fantasy Spin: Henry started and played 12 games in 2019 and finished the season with 55 receptions for 652 yards and five touchdowns. He'll remain a high-volume target in the Chargers offense if he stays in Los Angeles, but the team's murky QB situation could lower his value.
Los Angeles Chargers general manager Tom Telesco said that tight end Hunter Henry is a candidate for the franchise tag. The goal is for the two sides to work out a contract extension, but the tag will be a fallback option if they can't work something out. Henry has yet to play in a full season in his three years in the NFL, but he'd be the second most attractive tight end on the open market behind Austin Hooper if he gets there. In 12 games in 2019, Henry had 55 catches for 652 yards and five touchdowns. He'll still likely be a strong TE1 if he remains with the Bolts, but the downgrade from Philip Rivers to Tyrod Taylor or someone else under center is something to consider.
Los Angeles Chargers impending free-agent TE Hunter Henry will likely end up signing a four-year deal worth 'somewhere between $34 million and $38 million' over the life of the contract, according to Daniel Popper of The Athletic.
Impending free-agent TE Hunter Henry is believed to be a candidate for the transition tag if he and the Los Angeles Chargers can't reach a long-term agreement before the start of free agency, according to sources via Pro Football Network's Tony Pauline.
Los Angeles Chargers tight end Hunter Henry may never surpass Antonio Gates as the greatest tight end in franchise history, but he may be remembered for being the recipient of Philip Rivers' final touchdown pass with the team. Henry brought in the eight-yard sling from Rivers late in the fourth quarter of Sunday's contest, putting LA within striking distance of the Chiefs. Unfortunately, the team would fall short. Henry would finish with 42 receiving yards on five catches, and the touchdown bumped him up to five on the season. If he can stay healthy, Henry could end up being one of the top tight ends in the game next season.
Los Angeles Chargers tight end Hunter Henry is completely overshadowed this week due to all the other storylines racing around the Chargers locker room, but he could be one of the team's biggest players. When Henry returned from his injury earlier this season, he went on a tear where he recorded 60+ receiving yards or a touchdown in five of six games in a row. Since then, he's been relegated to being an afterthought, recording just one touchdown and zero games with 50 or more receiving yards. The last of those big games was against the Chiefs. Henry could easily be LA's secret weapon that sees the touchdown opportunities while everyone else focuses on the guys shooting for history this week. Even with their defensive improvement, tight ends continue to be KC's defensive kryptonite.
Facing a fantastic matchup, Los Angeles Chargers tight end Hunter Henry failed to capitalize. Henry was targeted seven times and caught five of the passes, but he was only able to tally 45 yards and no scores. The 9.0 YPC was Henry's third-worst of the season, and for some reason, a Raiders secondary who has failed to stop almost anyone absolutely stymied the Chargers passing game, especially at the tight end position, once again. Henry is still one of the premier tight ends in the game, but the drop in performance over the last few weeks has just been baffling. Henry's best game in the last six weeks was against the Chiefs a month ago, so hopefully, he can pick it up one more time and finish the season on a high note.
Los Angeles Chargers TE Hunter Henry caught five of his seven targets for 45 yards in a 24-17 loss to the Oakland Raiders in Week 16.
Fantasy Spin: It was actually one of Hunter's busier outings over the past month, and he had been held to just six total catches in the three previous games combined. Despite the downward trend, he's still a low-end starting option at a thin position.
Los Angeles Chargers tight end Hunter Henry gets one more big chance this season to show off against a weak defense. Oakland is coming to town on Sunday, and the crowd is expected to be raucous since the Raiders still own LA. Henry will have the opportunity to quiet the black and silver fans by taking advantage of the very generous secondary that Oakland is bringing with them. The Raiders have allowed the sixth-most fantasy points to opposing tight ends this season, and LA will be looking to make a splash of positive energy before they leave the tiny stadium in Carson for good. Henry should be poised to have plenty of opportunities on Sunday.
Los Angeles Chargers tight end Hunter Henry did something in Week 15 that he hasn't done since the second game of his NFL career: cough up a fumble. After catching a pass deep in his own territory early in the fourth quarter, a defender stuck his hand right into the ball as he dragged Henry to the ground, and the ball popped out and straight into the waiting arms of another Vikings defender. Fortunately, Henry's mistake wasn't a back-breaking one since the Chargers were already down 22 points at the time and committed six other turnovers on the day. Henry will look to get back on track when the team hosts the Raiders next week.
Los Angeles Chargers TE Hunter Henry caught two passes for 29 yards against the Minnesota Vikings in Week 15. He also lost a fumble.
Fantasy Spin: Henry put up big numbers for a while after returning from injury, but he has done very little over the last three weeks, and his fumble was one of seven Chargers turnovers in an ugly performance. Despite that, Henry is a TE1 that can't be left on the bench.
Los Angeles Chargers tight end Hunter Henry has put up 60 or more receiving yards or a touchdown in seven of his nine games this season, and he'll get another opportunity on Sunday when he faces a Minnesota defense that is surprisingly soft against opposing tight ends. Though the Vikings are above average in just about every defensive category, opposing tight ends have been particularly successful in the fat part of the field. Minnesota has allowed the 10th-most yards to opposing tight ends this season, but they have done a good job of clamping down once they get close to the end zone. Expect Henry to get some opportunities, and he'll probably be able to keep his good games going with some decent numbers.
Los Angeles Chargers tight end Hunter Henry was one of a host of players to catch touchdowns against the Jaguars on Sunday, and his was the easiest of the bunch. For some reason, Jacksonville completely lost track of Henry late in the second quarter, and he caught a pass from Philip Rivers where he was so wide open that no defenders were even on the screen on the broadcast. A couple small secondary members met him just before he reached the goal line, but Henry easily ran through the tiny would-be tacklers. The touchdown was Henry's fourth of the season, and he continues to be a very productive member of the offense when healthy.
Los Angeles Chargers TE Hunter Henry caught two of his four targets for 39 yards and a touchdown in a 45-10 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 14.
Fantasy Spin: Henry has been quiet in recent weeks, finishing with fewer than 40 yards in three of his last four games. That being said, a lack of reliable tight ends makes Henry a low-end TE1 candidate.