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Steve Grogan
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TE DET

College: North Carolina | 4 years
Height: 6'4" | Weight: 253 lbs
Birth Date: 4/10/1993
2018 Bye Week: 7

Total Pts: 70
Avg Pts: 4.38
Rank: 17 TE

Spiller nota Squirtr

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Preseason0
Week 210Eric Ebron 42 rush and rec yds (4 pts)
Eric Ebron 1 receiving TD (6 pts)
. . . Eric Ebron 7 yd TD pass from Matthew Stafford
Week 30
Week 42Eric Ebron 27 rush and rec yds (2 pts)
Week 50
Week 60
Week 7
Week 85Eric Ebron 58 rush and rec yds (5 pts)
Week 93Eric Ebron 35 rush and rec yds (3 pts)
Week 109Eric Ebron 39 rush and rec yds (3 pts)
Eric Ebron 1 receiving TD (6 pts)
. . . Eric Ebron 29 yd TD pass from Matthew Stafford
Week 114Eric Ebron 49 rush and rec yds (4 pts)
Week 123Eric Ebron 34 rush and rec yds (3 pts)
Week 133Eric Ebron 38 rush and rec yds (3 pts)
Week 148Eric Ebron 94 rush and rec yds (9 pts)
Eric Ebron 1 fumble lost (-1 pts)
Playoff Week 19Eric Ebron 33 rush and rec yds (3 pts)
Eric Ebron 1 receiving TD (6 pts)
. . . Eric Ebron 8 yd TD pass from Matthew Stafford
Playoff Week 214Eric Ebron 83 rush and rec yds (8 pts)
Eric Ebron 1 receiving TD (6 pts)
. . . Eric Ebron 33 yd TD pass from Matthew Stafford
Playoff Week 30
Player Notes
Apr 13 1:40am ET

Newly acquired Indianapolis Colts tight end Eric Ebron told the media on Thursday that he thinks quarterback Andrew Luck is a "perfect fit" for the kind of passer that he wants to play with, per Mike Wells of ESPN. "I just wanted a quarterback and someone that I knew could get me the ball," said Ebron, "the perfect move for me was to come to Indianapolis and be a weapon for him." After failing to live up to expectations as the tenth overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, it might do Ebron some good to operate behind a reliable pass-catcher in tight end Jack Doyle. Unfortunately for fantasy owners, it's anyone's guess as to how the reformed coaching staff in Indianapolis will utilize him amid uncertainty with Andrew Luck's return. Ebron could be a name worth monitoring if he start to makes some noise in training camp.

Apr 3 12:20pm ET

The Detroit Lions are expected to target a tight end in the NFL Draft later this month. The Lions cut Eric Ebron earlier in the offseason and replaced him with free agents Luke Willson and Levine Toilolo. Neither expect to be big playmakers, so it's possible the team shifts to a more blocking TE offense. Don't expect any TE in Detroit to have a big fantasy impact.

Mar 29 10:43pm ET

Indianapolis Colts TE Eric Ebron is an 'elite' player at his position, according to head coach Frank Reich, and Reich expects Ebron to be able to exploit man coverages.

Mar 29 4:30pm ET

In describing the value of the Indianapolis Colts signing tight end Eric Ebron this offseason, head coach Frank Reich made it clear that the former Detroit Lion brings a sizeable red-zone mismatch to the offense. "You put an elite tight end on the backside, it's like clearing it out for LeBron (James)", Reich stated, "you feel like it's still a winning matchup, because of his size and catch radius." Of course, Reich is coming from an offense which utilized Zach Ertz heavily across multiple formations while taking advantage of his ability to box out defenders in the end zone. Even with Jack Doyle being the predominant No. 1 guy in Indianapolis, Ebron's athletic ability should lead the Colts coaching staff to give him his fair share of red-zone looks.

Mar 19 9:13pm ET

Free-agent TE Eric Ebron (Lions) signed a two-year contract with the Indianapolis Colts worth a maximum value of $15 million on Monday, March 19, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Mar 19 9:53am ET

Free-agent TE Eric Ebron (Lions) is visiting the Indianapolis Colts Monday, March 19.

Mar 16 12:40am ET

Free-agent tight end Eric Ebron will visit with the Carolina Panthers on Friday, according to a source. The 10th overall pick for Detroit in 2014, Ebron never lived up to his draft pedigree. He was extremely inconsistent and constantly struggled with dropped passes. He caught 53 passes for 574 yards and four touchdowns in 2017, but the Lions understandably moved on. Ebron will have to rehabilitate his image in another organization. If he signs with Carolina, he'd back up veteran Greg Olsen and wouldn't have much fantasy value at all.

Mar 15 8:13pm ET

Free-agent TE Eric Ebron (Lions) may have a meeting with the New England Patriots, according to a source.

Mar 15 8:03pm ET

Free-agent TE Eric Ebron (Lions) is scheduled to meet with the Indianapolis Colts Sunday, March 18, according to a source.

Mar 15 6:03pm ET

Free-agent TE Eric Ebron (Lions) is scheduled to visit the Carolina Panthers on Friday, March 16.

Mar 15 4:13pm ET

Free-agent TE Eric Ebron (Lions) is receiving some interest from the Baltimore Ravens.

Mar 14 3:23pm ET

Detroit Lions TE Eric Ebron was released Wednesday, March 14.

Mar 14 3:20pm ET

The Detroit Lions are releasing tight end Eric Ebron, after failing to find a trade partner. The former first round pick was a bust in the Motor City. He totaled 53 catches for 574 yards and four touchdowns last season, and had a major issue with drops. Ebron will now look to catch onto another team in need of a TE. Unless he is stepping into a starting role with an elite QB (which he had in Detroit) he should not be trusted in any fantasy formats. The Lions will be on the hunt for another tight end to pair with Darren Fells.

Mar 9 3:53pm ET

Detroit Lions TE Eric Ebron met with the team Thursday, March 8, to discuss his future. Per ESPN's Dianna Russini, team officials did not give him any guarantees he will remain with the Lions and let him know they are open to dealing him.

Mar 9 3:40pm ET

The Detroit Lions met with tight end Eric Ebron on Thursday to discuss his future. The team is open to dealing him and let him know that, while not supplying any guarantees that he will be on the team next year. The 2014 first round draft pick has failed to live up to expectations in the Motor City, and is owed $8.25 million dollars beginning on March 14. The Lions would likely deal him before then, as a trade would be little more than salary cap relief for the team. Unless he catches on as a teams primary TE option, he has limited fantasy value.

Mar 7 7:30am ET

Detroit Lions tight end Eric Ebron may not be in Detroit for much longer, as ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Lions were "listening" to trade offers for Ebron at last week's Combine. A $8.25 million salary becomes guaranteed on the first day of the new league year, next Wednesday, and the team do not see him as that valuable. Schefter says Ebron is "a name to watch in the coming days" on the trade market, even though the Lions have maintained the stance that they're keeping Ebron for his contract year in 2018. The No. 10 overall pick in 2014, Ebron has not at all lived up to his draft status and trading him would be little more than salary relief.

Mar 6 9:53pm ET

Detroit Lions TE Eric Ebron's name reportedly surfaced in trade discussions during last week's NFL Combine, according to a league source.

Feb 19 3:43pm ET

Detroit Lions TE Eric Ebron will not be released as he enters the 2018 season under his fifth-year option. Ebron will be guaranteed $8.25 million when the new league year begins. The inconsistent tight end's presence will limit playing time for fellow TEs Darren Fells and Michael Roberts.

Feb 19 2:10pm ET

The Detroit Lions are expected to bring back tight end Eric Ebron next season. Ebron's $8.25 million salary is guaranteed on the first day of the new season. The tight end had a disappointing season last year, catching 53 passes for 574 yards and four touchdowns. He is expected to go into the season as the Lions No. 1 tight end but should not be counted on as anything more than a late-round flier in deeper leagues next season.

Dec 29 4:53pm ET

Detroit Lions TE Eric Ebron (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 29, and is not on the injury report for Week 17.

Player Transactions
  • 02-May-2017: DET - Exercised Option - Fifth-year option on rookie contract
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