Jordan Leggett will compete to be the No. 2 tight end for the Jets this season. His main competition will come from Neal Sterling, Eric Tomlinson and rookie Trevon Wesco as the backup to Chris Herndon. But even if Leggett earns that job, he has minimal Fantasy value in most leagues. Ignore him on Draft Day in all formats.
Leggett was claimed off waivers by the Buccaneers on Tuesday, Field Yates of ESPN reports. Leggett was waived by the Jets on Monday and quickly found a new team. The 24-year-old had a quiet tenure in New York, making 14 catches for 114 yards and a touchdown in 16 games. If he's able to make the team, Leggett likely won't produce favorable results in the fantasy world while stuck behind O.J. Howard and Cameron Brate.
Leggett was waived by the Jets on Monday, Field Yates of ESPN reports. Leggett's two seasons in New York were wholly uneventful, as he did not see the field during his rookie year due to injury and caught only 14 passes for 114 yards and one touchdown last season. The 2017 fifth-round pick will look to latch on elsewhere for a fresh start in Year 3.
Leggett finished the 2018 season with 14 catches for 114 yards and a touchdown. A knee injury kept Leggett from suiting up in his first year after being selected in the fifth round of the 2017 draft, so this season represented his first taste of NFL action. He appears destined to remain behind fellow youngster Chris Herndon on the tight end depth chart for years to come.
Leggett hauled in his lone target for nine yards in Sunday's 44-38 overtime loss to the Packers. At the same time, starting tight end Chris Herndon finished with a career-high 82 receiving yards and a touchdown. The gulf between these two young tight ends seems to be growing, leaving Leggett a distant No. 2.
Leggett (knee) caught one of two targets for 13 yards in Sunday's 27-23 win over Buffalo. The Jets didn't get much production out of the tight end position, as Chris Herndon finished with just one more yard than Leggett on the same number of targets and catches.
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