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Richard Rodgers | Tight End

Team: Green Bay Packers
Age / DOB:  (22) / 1/22/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 257
College: California
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Richard Rodgers was held without a catch in Green Bay's Week 14 win over Atlanta.
He was targeted one time, while Andrew Quarless hauled in 3-of-4 targets for 52 yards. Rodgers remains a hit-or-miss, low-upside TE2 for fantasy purposes. Dec 9 - 1:21 AM

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Richard Rodgers caught 2-of-2 targets for 35 yards and a touchdown in Green Bay's Week 13 win over the Patriots.

The third-round rookie has now scored in back-to-back games. Rodgers' touchdown came in the first quarter, as the Pack took the Pats by surprise by looking away from Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb and focusing on Rodgers and Davante Adams. Despite the TDs, Rodgers can't be considered a viable daily-league dart throw.
Nov 30 - 8:11 PM

Richard Rodgers had four catches for 58 yards in Week 8 against the Saints.

Andrew Quarless started, but Rodgers played a bigger role in the pass game. He was targeted five times, finishing with career highs in both catches and yards. Rodgers should be on watch lists, but remains off the fantasy radar.
Oct 27 - 1:42 AM

Richard Rodgers was held without a catch in Week 5 against the Vikings.

It was a step back after Rodgers had two catches for 52 yards in Week 4. He played behind Andrew Quarless, and remains the Packers' move tight end. Brandon Bostick was active this week, but didn't play any snaps.
Oct 3 - 1:01 AM

Richard Rodgers caught two passes for 52 yards in Sunday's Week 4 win at Chicago.

Rodgers appeared to be on his way to a big day early as he caught the first two passes of the game. But he then went back into his invisible state even though the Packers ran more "12" formations than usual. These were the first two catches of Rodgers' NFL career.
Sep 28 - 5:21 PM

The Green Bay Press-Gazette calls TE Richard Rodgers a "disaster" in the run game.

Perhaps the Packers could live with Rodgers' run-blocking woes if he was contributing in the pass game. But he has zero catches on one target through three games, losing snaps to Andrew Quarless in the process. Jermichael Finley's old spot has turned into a fantasy black hole.
Sep 23 - 10:41 AM

Richard Rodgers had zero catches on one target in Sunday's Week 2 win over the Jets.

The Packers no longer view the tight end spot as a pass-catching position in their offense. Rodgers rotated with Andrew Quarless (1-8-0 on two targets) and is well off the fantasy radar.
Sep 14 - 8:20 PM

TE Richard Rodgers wasn't targeted in the Packers' Week 1 loss to the Seahawks.

Rodgers got the start, but ended up drawing four fewer targets than Andrew Quarless. The only time Rodgers' name came up was when he suffered a second quarter neck stinger. Rodgers missed the final few minutes of the first half, but was back after the break. Rodgers shouldn't have many more zero-target nights, but is well off the re-draft radar.
Sep 5 - 12:41 AM

Richard Rodgers is listed as the Packers' starting tight end, as expected.

Rodgers seized the starting gig during OTAs as a third-round rookie and never looked back, starting each preseason game. He's going to have to rotate some with in-line blocker Andrew Quarless, but his situation is clearly appetizing. Note that Brandon Bostick (week to week, leg) is listed as the No. 2 tight end.
Sep 3 - 8:05 AM

Third-round TE Richard Rodgers started Friday's preseason game against the Raiders, his third consecutive start.

Rodgers found a hole up the seam on the game's opening drive, galloping for a 32-yard gain. He ended up playing every snap on that opening drive and took the majority of first-team reps, but veteran Andrew Quarless did rotate in and caught a 6-yard touchdown pass from Aaron Rodgers midway through the second quarter. Rodgers has three catches for 50 yards through three preseason games, and is at least worth putting on the TE2 radar. Despite underwhelming talent and struggles as a run-blocker, he's penned in as a starter in a very explosive offense.
Aug 22 - 10:48 PM

ESPN Packers reporter Rob Demovsky says third-round TE Richard Rodgers "may have quietly taken control of the starting job."

Rodgers has started each of the Packers' preseason games, and played the entire opening series on Saturday night as Aaron Rodgers went no-huddle. He continued running with the first-team offense on Monday. However, he has just one catch for 10 yards on 30 snaps. The underwhelming Cal product is going to be buried on the target totem pole even if he is the "starter."
Aug 18 - 11:33 AM

Rookie TE Richard Rodgers has started each of Green Bay's first two preseason games.

He's been an infrequent target for Aaron Rodgers, however, managing one catch for ten yards on three passing-game looks. Nothing about Rodgers' college resume suggested he'd be a big-time NFL player. If Brandon Bostick can stay healthy, we suspect he'll overtake Rodgers as Green Bay's top "move" tight end.
Aug 17 - 3:01 PM

Rookie Packers TE Richard Rodgers started Saturday night's preseason opener.

Rodgers was the first-team move tight end, with Andrew Quarless getting snaps in two-tight end sets. Rodgers finished with one catch for 10 yards on three targets. Playing with the second team, Brandon Bostick had one catch for 24 yards. This camp battle should wage on deeper into August.
Aug 9 - 10:49 PM

Third-round TE Richard Rodgers is listed as the fourth-string tight end on the Packers' initial depth chart.

The order at tight end right now is Andrew Quarless, Brandon Bostick, Ryan Taylor and then Rodgers. Keep in mind that a year ago, Eddie Lacy was listed as a fourth-stringer. But then again, fellow rookie Davante Adams is a second-string wideout already. The bottom line is that Rodgers has some bodies to climb over, but he's at least in the mix for the starting job. It's an open competition.
Aug 5 - 2:11 PM

Aaron Rodgers emerged from spring practices impressed by third-round TE Richard Rodgers.

"When we made the pick, some of the so-called experts on the draft channel said he was a late sixth-round pick ... which is pretty laughable when you watch the talent he's got and the ability," said Green Bay's All-Pro quarterback. "You have to be excited about his body type and the hands. He's made some incredible catches, makes it look easy. I think he's going to push for some playing time if he can transfer what he's done in the spring now to the fall and have the potential to be an impact player." Although rookie tight ends tend to struggle in fantasy, Rodgers is in a good enough landing spot to buck that trend, and has a chance to start in Green Bay. He's someone to monitor closely this summer.
Jul 11 - 3:25 PM

Depth Charts

Skill Players
QB1Aaron Rodgers
2Matt Flynn
3Scott Tolzien
RB1Eddie Lacy
2James Starks
3DuJuan Harris
GLB1Eddie Lacy
2James Starks
3RB1Eddie Lacy
2James Starks
FB1John Kuhn
WR11Jordy Nelson
2Jarrett Boykin
3Kevin Dorsey
WR21Randall Cobb
2Davante Adams
3Jeff Janis
WR31Davante Adams
TE1Andrew Quarless
2Richard Rodgers
3Brandon Bostick
4Justin Perillo
K1Mason Crosby