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85 A.J. Derby TE

Miami Dolphins

Fantasy Stats
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2%0%
Key Stats
GPCatchesYdsAvgTDsFirst Downs
222010.001

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Dolphins' A.J. Derby: Faces competition from rookies
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Derby faces added competition for a role in Miami offense following the drafting of Mike Gesicki and Durham Smythe, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

Gesicki (second round) and Smythe (fourth round) look like roster locks considering the draft capital needed to acquire them. With that in mind, Derby figures to battle with MarQueis Gray, A.J. Gavin Escobar and Thomas Duarte depth slotting on the Dolphins' TE depth chart.

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Dolphins' A.J. Derby: Logs 21 receptions in 2017
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Derby finished the season with 21 receptions for 244 yards and two touchdowns in 11 games.

Derby began the season with the Broncos, for whom he recorded 19 receptions, 220 receiving yards and both of his touchdowns in nine games. However, he was then waived mid-season, claimed by the Dolphins, and didn't see game action again until the second-to-last week of the season. Derby didn't hit the ground running with his new team, as he caught just two of nine targets for 20 yards in his two appearances with Miami. With that said, he remains under contract through the 2018 campaign and, with veteran Anthony Fasano contemplating retirement, could possibly return as No. 2 on the depth chart, depending on what the team does in the draft and free agency.

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Dolphins' A.J. Derby: Inactive in Week 13
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Derby (coach's decision) is inactive for Sunday's Week 13 tilt against the Broncos.

Derby had been claimed off waivers by the Dolphins last Tuesday after the Broncos had jettisoned him from injured reserve, but the shoulder injury that had earned him that designation didn't prevent him from practicing fully with his new team both Thursday and Friday. Therefore, while Derby was evidently healthy enough to take the field against his former teammates Sunday, he'll apparently have to wait at least one more week for his Miami debut.

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Dolphins' A.J. Derby: Practices Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Derby (shoulder) participated in the Dolphins' practice Thursday, Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald reports. He wasn't listed on the team's practice report with an injury designation, according to Adam H. Beasley of the Miami Herald.

Though the Broncos had placed Derby on season-ending injured reserve last week before waiving him, the shoulder issue apparently wasn't that serious. After Miami put in a claim for the tight end, Derby seems like he could be an option to suit up Sunday against his former team if he can get caught up with the Dolphins' playbook in short fashion. Derby showed some aptitude as a pass catcher during his nine games with Denver this season, logging 19 receptions for 224 yards and two touchdowns.

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A.J. Derby: Claimed by Miami
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Dolphins were awarded Derby (shoulder) off waivers Wednesday, Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald reports.

Derby was waived from the Broncos' injured reserve Tuesday and probably won't play again this season. He caught 19 of 32 targets for 224 yards and two scores in nine games with Denver, serving as the team's top pass-catching tight end for most of the season. Derby presumably will have to fight for a spot on the Miami roster in 2018 even if he enters training camp at full strength.

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Schedule
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
Receiving
YearTeamGGSRecYdsAvgLgTD20+40+1st
2015New England Patriots0000---00000
2016Denver Broncos631616010.0170007
2016New England Patriots4000---00000
2017Denver Broncos911922411.82923010
2017Miami Dolphins2022010.0110001
TOTAL2143740410.92923018
Kick Returns
YearTeamGNoYdsAvgLgTD40+
2015New England Patriots000---000
2016Denver Broncos600---000
2016New England Patriots400---000
2017Denver Broncos900---000
2017Miami Dolphins211111.01100
TOTAL2111111.01100
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2015New England Patriots000.000000.0000
2016Denver Broncos600.000000.0000
2016New England Patriots400.000000.0000
2017Denver Broncos922.000000.0000
2017Miami Dolphins211.000000.0000
TOTAL2133.000000.0000
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2015New England Patriots000000000
2016Denver Broncos611000000
2016New England Patriots400000000
2017Denver Broncos911000000
2017Miami Dolphins200000000
TOTAL2122000000
 
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-5/255
Birthdate:
9/20/1991
Age:
26
Hometown:
Iowa City, IA, USA
School:
Arkansas
NFL Experience:
4
Awards:
 
 
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