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87 Brandon Pettigrew TE

Detroit Lions

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
31%8%
Key Stats
GPCatchesYdsAvgTDsFirst Downs
144141610.1219

Player Updates

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Brandon Pettigrew expecting more catches in 2014
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com

Under new offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi, Lions tight end Brandon Pettigrew anticipates more passes thrown his way. He had 41 catches last season, a big drop from the 71 and 83 receptions he made in 2010 and 2011 respectively.

“I think these guys kind of want to open up the game a little bit more,” Pettigrew told the team's website after re-signing with Detroit for $16 million over four years. “Spread the ball out a little bit more and try to get the tight ends the ball.

“Knowing what (Lombardi) is coming from (New Orleans), the expectation is that balls will be coming my way a little bit more. It sounds fun. It sounds exciting.“

Pettigrew, however, will continue to do a lot of blocking in the running game.

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Brandon Pettigrew stays with Lions
by Jamey Eisenberg | Senior Fantasy Writer

Lions tight end Brandon Pettigrew agreed to a four-year, $16-million deal to stay in Detroit on Thursday that includes $8 million guaranteed, reports the Detroit Free Press . Pettigrew was considering leaving the Lions for the Jets or the Raiders.

He had 41 catches for 416 yards and two touchdowns in 2013. In five seasons, Pettigrew has 284 catches and 16 touchdowns.

He's expected to remain the No. 1 tight end but also share time with Joseph Fauria.

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Brandon Pettigrew to sign new deal soon
by Jamey Eisenberg | Senior Fantasy Writer

Free agent tight Brandon Pettigrew could sign a new deal soon, reports the New York Daily News.

The report says Pettigrew is drawing interest from the Jets, Raiders and the Lions, his former team. He is expected to make his decision shortly, and the Jets would like to find an upgrade at the position.

Pettitgrew, 29, had 41 catches for 416 yards and two touchdowns in 14 games last season for the Lions. He has spent his entire five-year career in Detroit.

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Five teams in the hunt for Brandon Pettigrew
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com

If he doesn't re-sign with the Lions, free agent tight end Brandon Pettigrew will land with the Giants, Jets, Texans or Raiders, reports NFL Network. The tight end market is expected to heat up Wednesday after a slow start.

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Lions not expected to lock up Brandon Pettigrew
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com

The Lions are still having contract talks with tight end Brandon Pettigrew but are not expected to strike a deal before 4 p.m. ET when the free agent market opens, reports the Detroit Free Press.

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Schedule
WeekDateOpp.RecYdsLgTD
19/8/13MIN2650
29/15/13ARI332170
39/22/13WAS0000
49/29/13CHI754110
510/6/13GB459250
610/13/13CLE436120
710/20/13CIN3761
810/27/13DAL331170
1011/10/13CHI570230
1111/17/13PIT337310
1211/24/13TB332181
1311/28/13GB1660
1412/8/13PHI123230
1512/16/13BAL223180
1612/22/13NYG0000
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
P28/15/14@ OAK10:00 pm
P48/28/14@ BUF7:00 pm
19/8/14NYG7:10 pm
29/14/14@ CAR1:00 pm
39/21/14GB1:00 pm
49/28/14@ NYJ1:00 pm
510/5/14BUF1:00 pm
610/12/14@ MIN1:00 pm
710/19/14NO1:00 pm
810/26/14@ ATL9:30 am
Bye: Week 9
1011/9/14MIA1:00 pm
1111/16/14@ ARI4:25 pm
1211/23/14@ NE1:00 pm
1311/27/14CHI12:30 pm
1412/7/14TB1:00 pm
1512/14/14MIN1:00 pm
1612/21/14@ CHI1:00 pm
1712/28/14@ GB1:00 pm
Receiving
YearTeamGGSRecYdsAvgLgTD20+40+1st
2009Detroit Lions11113034611.53023020
2010Detroit Lions16167172210.23548035
2011Detroit Lions1616837779.42757037
2012Detroit Lions1411595679.62433033
2013Detroit Lions14144141610.13125019
TOTAL7168284282810.03516260144
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2009Detroit Lions1110.010000.0000
2010Detroit Lions1611.000000.0000
2011Detroit Lions1644.000000.0000
2012Detroit Lions1433.000000.0000
2013Detroit Lions1422.000000.0000
TOTAL711110.010000.0000
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2009Detroit Lions1110010010
2010Detroit Lions1600000000
2011Detroit Lions1600000000
2012Detroit Lions1442000000
2013Detroit Lions1411000000
TOTAL7163010010
 
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-5/265
Birthdate:
2/23/1985
Age:
29
Hometown:
Tyler, TX, USA
School:
Oklahoma State
NFL Experience:
6
Awards:
NFL Draft
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