College: Miami (FL) | 4 years
Height: 6'4" | Weight: 246 lbs
Birth Date: 7/10/1996
2020 Bye Week: 9
On IR - knee
Total Pts: 9
Avg Pts: 4.50
Rank: 23 TE
|Week 1||9||David Njoku 1 receiving TD (6 pts)|
. . . David Njoku 1 yd TD pass from Baker Mayfield
David Njoku 50 receiving yds (1 pts)
David Njoku 50 receiving yds (2 pts)
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Updating a previous report, Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku (knee) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list with a sprained medial collateral ligament Monday, Sept. 14.
Updating a previous report, Cleveland Browns tight end David Njoku (knee) has a sprained medial collateral ligament and is expected to miss three weeks, according to a source. The Browns put Njoku on Injured Reserve on Monday, but it looks like he'll miss the minimum time with his knee injury. The 24-year-old caught all three of his targets for 50 yards and a touchdown in the Week 1 loss to the Ravens. Njoku will probably remain on the waiver wire in shallow leagues, but he's worth stashing in deeper formats if he continues to have a role alongside Austin Hooper when he returns. Hooper will have TE1 upside with Njoku on the sidelines for a bit, and rookie Harrison Bryant might get mixed in some more.
Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku (knee) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Monday, Sept. 14.
The Cleveland Browns placed tight end David Njoku (knee) on Injured Reserve with a knee injury on Monday. It's unclear exactly what the specifics of Njoku's knee injury are, but it sounds like he won't be out too long. He'll be forced to miss at least three weeks while on IR. He caught all three of his targets in Week 1 against the Ravens for 50 yards and a touchdown, a positive sign that he can still have some fantasy value with Austin Hooper in town. With Njoku on the shelf for at least a little while, it'll open the door for rookie Harrison Bryant to get some opportunities next to Hooper. Hooper remains the team's primary pass-catching tight end, though, and he'll be more attractive as a low-end TE1/high-end TE1 for however long Njoku is out.
Cleveland Browns tight end David Njoku had a solid game in a 38-6 loss to the Baltimore Ravens in Week 1. Njoku caught all three of his targets for 50 yards and a touchdown in the lopsided loss. The veteran tight end found the end zone on a one-yard pass from Baker Mayfield in the first quarter and later ripped off a 28-yard reception. He surprisingly outplayed high-profile free-agent signing Austin Hooper in the game as Hooper finished with just 12 yards on two catches. It wasn't all great for Njoku, however, as he left the game in the third quarter with a knee injury and didn't return. His status for his team's Week 2 showdown against the Cincinnati Bengals is unknown at the time. His team plays on Thursday so he doesn't have much time to get ready.
Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku (knee) suffered a knee injury during the Week 1 game and is considered questionable to return.
Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku (wrist) is participating in practice Thursday, Aug. 27.
Fantasy Spin: Njoku appears to be on track for the start of the regular season and should serve as the team's No. 2 tight end. He probably will see a decent amount of targets in the passing game and could be a No. 2 fantasy tight end in some leagues.
Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku (wrist) did not participate in practice Monday, Aug. 24.
Fantasy Spin: Njoku should be the team's No. 2 tight end if he can stay healthy but will still see some targets in the passing game. He probably should be considered a No. 2 tight end in fantasy leagues.
Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku (wrist) did not participate in practice Sunday, Aug. 23.
Fantasy Spin: Njoku should be considered day-to-day at this point since there is no timetable for his return. He will still have a role in the passing game even though Austin Hooper will be the starting tight end. Fantasy players can consider Njoku as a No. 2 fantasy tight end.
Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku (wrist) did not participate in practice Saturday, Aug. 22.
Fantasy Spin: Fantasy players can keep an eye on the situation to see how long Njoku may be sidelined. He asked for a trade during the offseason but will remain with the team even though they signed Austin Hooper. Njoku should still see some targets in the passing game and could be a No. 2 tight end in some fantasy leagues.
Cleveland Browns tight end David Njoku has decided to "give the team his full commitment" according to his agent, Drew Rosenhaus. Njoku requested a trade from Cleveland last month but reportedly had some positive meetings with the organization, including general manager Andrew Berry. Those who were hoping Njoku would land with a team that would provide him a clearer path to targets and fantasy stats will have to look elsewhere for tight end production now. Njoku will compete for looks with free-agent signing Austin Hooper, although the Browns reportedly have a significant role in the offense planned for Njoku. For now, he's a low-end TE2 in fantasy drafts.
Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku is no longer seeking a trade and is ready to play for the Browns in 2020.
Fantasy Spin: The Browns signed Austin Hooper this offseason, but Njoku should still have a role in the passing game. Fantasy players probably should consider Njoku a No. 2 fantasy tight end at this point.
Cleveland Browns tight end David Njoku requested a trade from the team last month after the team added other tight ends to the roster, most notably Austin Hooper. Head coach Kevin Stefanski was asked about Njoku recently and stated, My stance hasnt changed. The organizations stance hasnt changed in that we believe in David. Stefanski reportedly plans to use Njoku heavily in his offense, which ran two-tight end sets frequently when he was the offensive coordinator with the Minnesota Vikings. There's still a chance the team deals Njoku during training camp but for now, it appears they still consider him a part of their future plans.
Cleveland Browns tight end David Njoku demanded a trade from the team several days ago but the team may not be so quick to accommodate him. ESPN's Josina Anderson tweeted on Monday that she believes that Njoku is still a big part of the Browns' plans going forward. Anderson went on to state that the Chicago Bears have been monitoring the situation, signaling that they may be a potential trade partner if Njoku is moved. The Browns signed Austin Hooper earlier in the offseason, prompting Njoku to want out of town.
Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku remains a big part of the Browns' offense, but a source said that Njoku has wanted out.
Fantasy Spin: Njoku is coming off of a lost season, and now he has Austin Hooper in town fresh off of a career year. So Njoku is blocked to a degree, but he might be a lottery ticket TE2 late in drafts.
Cleveland Browns tight end David Njoku demanded a trade on Friday, per his agent, Drew Rosenhaus. Soon after, reports surfaced that the Dallas Cowboys were a "potential suitor" for Njoku. "That," one source said Friday as the news broke, "sounds like an agent creation." The Cowboys made a commitment to Blake Jarwin and also signed blocking tight end Blake Bell. They also have Dalton Schultz on the roster, which means Njoku wouldn't necessarily represent an upgrade. The Browns could be asking for a first-rounder in return. All of the Njoku rumors to Dallas were new to the Cowboys. Njoku is blocked by Austin Hooper in Cleveland and is looking for a team that can give him the targets he desires. That probably wouldn't happen in Dallas, but Njoku could become a TE2 with upside if he's traded and lands in the right situation.
Updating a previous report, Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku is not receiving any trade interest from Dallas Cowboys, according to sources.
Fantasy Spin: The Cowboys had been mentioned as a possible option for Njoku, but it appears like they will stick with Blake Jarwin as their starting tight end. Jarwin could be a No. 2 tight end in fantasy leagues.
Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku could be a trade target for the Dallas Cowboys if they Browns decide to move him, according to a source.
Fantasy Spin: Blake Jarwin is on track to be the starting tight end for the Cowboys, but they do not have much depth at the position. Njoku may have the opportunity to compete for the starting job if he joins the Cowboys. Njoku has a chance to be a low-end No. 1 tight end if he was part of Dallas' passing game.
Updating a previous report, Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku has asked for a trade, but the Browns do not want to trade Njoku at this time, according to a source.
Fantasy Spin: The Browns have Austin Hooper, but Njoku can also be a target in the passing game if he remains with the team. Fantasy players should monitor the situation over the next few weeks to see where Njoku will play in 2020. He probably would be a No. 2 fantasy tight end if he remains with the Browns.
Cleveland Browns TE David Njoku has asked the team to trade him and hopes for a trade before the start of training camp. The Browns have told Njoku they would like to keep him, but agent Drew Rosenhaus said Njoku is intent on a trade.
Fantasy Spin: The Browns added Austin Hooper this offseason, so Njoku likely will be looking to start for another team. He has played well at times during his career but was limited to only four games and 41 yards in 2019. He probably should be considered a No. 2 tight end at this time but could be a low-end No. 1 tight end depending on his new team.