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Jacob Tamme | Tight End | #83

Team: Atlanta Falcons
Age / DOB:  (31) / 3/15/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 230
College: Kentucky
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 4 (127) / IND
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Jacob Tamme caught 4-of-5 targets for 61 yards in the Falcons' Week 17 loss to the Saints.
The 2008 fourth-rounder finishes with 59 catches for 657 yards and a touchdown. The yards are a new career high, and the catches his most since 2010. Tamme ended up functioning as Matt Ryan's No. 2 receiver, a role he is ill-suited for. The Falcons will be in big trouble if Tamme remains their No. 2 weapon for 2016. Fantasy owners shouldn't count on more than TE2 status. Jan 3 - 6:04 PM

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Jacob Tamme secured all four of his targets for 29 yards in the Falcons' Week 16 win over the Panthers.

He hasn’t scored a touchdown since Week 8 and mostly took a backseat to Julio Jones and Roddy White on Sunday. Tamme is no longer a fantasy consideration.
Sun, Dec 27, 2015 06:43:00 PM

Jacob Tamme was held without a catch on one target Week 15 against the Jaguars.

Tamme was invisible all day as the offense ran through Julio Jones and Devonta Freeman almost exclusively. Expected to be a TE1 streaming option with Leonard Hankerson gone, Tamme can now be sent to the wire.
Sun, Dec 20, 2015 04:59:00 PM

Jacob Tamme (back) is probable for Week 15 against the Jaguars.

Tamme was limited earlier this week but was upgraded to a full practice on Thursday. He's averaged 50.2 receiving yards per game during Atlanta's six-game losing streak. He'll be a TE2 against Jacksonville.
Fri, Dec 18, 2015 02:06:00 PM

Jacob Tamme (back) was upgraded to "full" on Thursday.

Tamme will be ready to go against the Jaguars. Matt Ryan's No. 3 option behind Julio Jones and Devonta Freeman, Tamme is a top-15 option for Week 15.
Thu, Dec 17, 2015 05:38:00 PM

Jacob Tamme (back) was limited in Wednesday's practice.

Tamme should be fine for Sunday. He'll be a TE2 against Jacksonville.
Wed, Dec 16, 2015 06:42:00 PM

Jacob Tamme caught 4-of-5 targets for 26 yards in the Falcons' Week 14 loss to the Panthers.

Matt Ryan went off the rails against the undefeated Panthers, sinking his entire skill corps. Even with Leonard Hankerson done for the season, Tamme has come down to earth in recent weeks. He'll be more TE2 than TE1 against the Jaguars in Week 14.
Sun, Dec 13, 2015 05:59:00 PM

Jacob Tamme (shoulder) remained limited at Thursday's practice.

He's not in danger of missing Sunday's game against Carolina. With Leonard Hankerson (hamstring) sidelined, Tamme has emerged as Atlanta's No. 2 receiving option behind Julio Jones. He'll be on the TE1/2 borderline this week.
Thu, Dec 10, 2015 04:19:00 PM

Jacob Tamme (shoulder) was limited in Falcons practice Wednesday.

Tamme played his normal complement of snaps in Sunday's loss to Tampa Bay, but only drew four targets. With Josh Norman on Julio Jones, expect Tamme to see 7-9 targets this week. He'll be a fringe TE1 streamer.
Wed, Dec 9, 2015 08:59:00 PM

Jacob Tamme caught 3-of-4 targets for 26 yards Week 13 against the Bucs.

Tamme had been solid with Leonard Hankerson out of the lineup and lit up the Bucs in their last meeting, but he was a non-factor most of the day. Devonta Freeman dominated the underneath targets, and Matt Ryan overthrew Tamme on what would have been a long gain. Despite the disappointing day, Tamme will remain a low-end TE1 the rest of the way with Hankerson on injured reserve.
Sun, Dec 6, 2015 05:49:00 PM

Jacob Tamme secured 5-of-6 targets for 69 yards in the Falcons' Week 12 loss to the Vikings.

Tamme has been the Falcons' primary checkdown pass catcher whenever Leonard Hankerson (hamstring) has been inactive this season. That continued on Sunday as Tamme led Atlanta in receiving while Xavier Rhodes put clamps on Julio Jones (5-56). If Hankerson misses Week 13 against the Buccaneers, Tamme will remain one of the top TE1 streamer plays on the board.
Sun, Nov 29, 2015 04:18:00 PM

Jacob Tamme caught 1-of-3 targets for 16 yards in the Falcons' Week 11 loss to the Colts.

Tamme has been a non-factor when Leonard Hankerson has played this season, and that remained the case in Sunday's loss to Indianapolis. Tamme will be a poor streamer option when the Falcons host the Vikings in Week 12.
Sun, Nov 22, 2015 05:31:00 PM

Jacob Tamme secured 6-of-10 passes for 61 yards in the Falcons' Week 9 loss to San Francisco.

Although he didn't go berserk like last week, Tamme paid dividends as a TE1 streamer for the second straight game. Whenever Leonard Hankerson (hamstring) misses time, Tamme steps into Atlanta's No. 2 pass-option role. Hankerson is tentatively expected to return after the Falcons' Week 10 bye.
Sun, Nov 8, 2015 07:38:00 PM

Jacob Tamme soaked up 10 catches for 103 yards and a touchdown on 12 targets in the Falcons' Week 8 loss to the Buccaneers.

The 103 yards he posted were his most since 2010 when he tallied 108 yards in a Week 9 loss to Philadelphia. He served as Matt Ryan’s primary check-down man, gobbling up catches left and right. Nobody benefited more from Leonard Hankerson’s absence than Tamme. Calling him a TE1 is probably a stretch, but with Ryan throwing to him, Tamme is going to have some productive games. The Falcons head to San Francisco for Week 9.
Sun, Nov 1, 2015 05:15:00 PM

Jacob Tamme caught 3-of-6 targets for 36 yards in Week 7 against the Titans.

Tamme played a bigger role with Leonard Hankerson sidelined, but didn't do much with his targets. He's nothing more than a low-end TE2. Tamme has a matchup with the Bucs in Week 8.
Sun, Oct 25, 2015 05:26:00 PM

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