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Chigoziem Okonkwo

#1 TE,

Titans

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ACTUAL 2022

97 FPTS

RANK: 24

2023 SEASON

123 FPTS

RANK: 13

AGE

23 yrs

HEIGHT/WEIGHT

6'3'' / 238 lbs

COLLEGE

Maryland

SEASONGPFPTSRANKTARGETRECPTREYDRETDREAVE
20231612313th6947528411.2
2022179724th4632450314.1
3yr Ave00272th00000.00

Modest showing in Week 18

RotoWire Logo Published: 2024-01-08

Okonkwo recorded two receptions on three targets for 36 yards in Sunday's 28-20 win over the Jaguars.

The Titans had a positive game script for much of the contest, which limited passing volume. As a result, Okonkwo had a quiet close to the season. Despite a very inconsistent passing attack in Tennessee, he did manage to take a moderate step forward in his sophomore campaign by tallying 54 receptions for 528 yards and a touchdown. Okonkwo should have a significant role in the offense again in 2024, though his potential volume will ultimately be determined by whether DeAndre Hopkins is back with the team and any subsequent additions the Titans make to their pass-catching corps.

Fantasy Points by Week 2022

1.7
0
0
12.8
0
0
1.3
5.1
4.1
6.5
10.8
18.5
10
2
5.4
13.2

Weekly Stats 2022

Fantasy PointsBettingReceiving StatsRoutes Run
WEEKSTADIUMGAMERANKTARGETSPREADO/UTRGTRECYDTDAVGAIRYACDROP10+20+50+SHARESLOTTIGHTWIDE
1 NYG Outdoor 77° 1.7 45th 0.85-5.543.51111011.011.00.00%1003%20%60%20%
2 @BUF Outdoor 68° 0.0 95th 0.009.547.500000.00.00.00%0000%6%94%0%
3 LV Outdoor 78° 0.0 99th 0.002.545.500000.00.00.00%0000%22%44%11%
4 @IND Dome 62° 12.8 9th 4.274.542.53338112.79.33.30%11014%15%39%8%
5 @WAS Outdoor 59° 0.0 95th 0.00-1.042.510000.00.00.0100%0004%15%77%0%
7 IND Outdoor 73° 0.0 86th 0.00-3.042.510000.00.00.00%0005%7%63%7%
8 @HOU Dome 75° 1.3 55th 1.30-1.540.521303.03.00.00%00025%8%79%4%
10 DEN Outdoor 36° 5.1 23rd 5.10-2.539.52141041.016.025.00%1106%30%55%10%
11 @GB Outdoor 25° 4.1 23rd 4.103.541.52131031.028.03.00%1107%30%43%10%
12 CIN Outdoor 56° 6.5 20th 2.170.542.55335011.74.37.325%20015%26%32%42%
13 @PHI Outdoor 60° 10.8 7th 2.705.044.55468017.06.310.80%31020%34%44%16%
14 JAC Outdoor 54° 18.5 3rd 2.64-3.541.5664517.55.22.30%30016%47%41%6%
15 @LAC Outdoor 66° 10.0 14th 2.003.045.55454013.55.87.80%21019%24%51%3%
16 HOU Outdoor 22° 2.0 48th 2.00-3.035.52110010.03.07.050%10010%18%68%4%
17 DAL Outdoor 56° 5.4 33rd 1.8013.542.5432408.01.36.70%20011%0%88%6%
18 @JAC Outdoor 56° 13.2 7th 4.406.039.54342114.05.09.00%31015%13%69%9%

Performance Splits: 2020 to 2022

Fantasy PointsReceiving Averages
LOCATIONSTADIUMGPGSGMTOUCHRANKTRGTRECYDTDAVEAIRYACDROP10+20+50+
Home Outdoor 8 30.61.7923rd2.61.9210.111.15.25.912%1.30.10.0
Away Outdoor 7 40.92.1725th2.91.9350.118.76.712.07%1.40.70.0
Away Retractable Dome 2 13.52.8224th2.52.0210.510.37.82.50%0.50.50.0

Career Stats by Season: 2022 to 2022

Fantasy PointsReceiving StatsRoutes Run
SEASONAGETEAMGPGSTOTALRANKTRGTRECYDTDAVGAIRYACDROP10+20+50+SHARESLOTTIGHTWIDE
2022 23 TEN 17 8 97 24th4632450314.1689%217011%21%59%9%
Yards ball travels in the "Air" per completion. "YAC" is average yards gained after catch. "Drop"ped pass rate. "Share" of team passing targets.

Three catches Sunday

RotoWire Logo Published: 2023-12-31

Okonkwo caught three passes for 34 yards on four targets in Sunday's 26-3 loss to Houston.

Okonkwo tried to do his part Sunday, but the Titans were clearly overmatched from the start. The matchup was complicated when rookie quarterback Will Levis left the game with a foot injury after just six pass attempts, though replacement Ryan Tannehill was effective enough (16 of 20 for 168 yards passing). Though Okonkwo is a talented and consistently effective player for Tennessee, his lack of opportunity in the Tennessee offense is equally consistent. No matter which quarterback lines up against Jacksonville in Week 18, Okonkwo seems doomed to swimming against the tide in most matchups.

First touchdown of season

RotoWire Logo Published: 2023-12-24

Okonkwo recorded six catches on six targets for 63 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 20-17 loss to the Seahawks.

Okonkwo had his best game of the season from both a reception and yardage perspective, though he has topped 60 yards twice in his last four contests. Sunday's performance was highlighted by a 12-yard touchdown catch -- his first of the year -- as well as long gains of 17 and 14 yards. Okonkwo has lacked explosiveness this season, though his involvement has been consistent as he has at least six targets in three of his last four contests.

Good to go for Sunday

RotoWire Logo Published: 2023-12-24

Okonkwo (illness) is active for Sunday's game against the Seahawks.

Okonkwo carried a questionable tag into the weekend after he was added to the injury report Friday, when he was unable to practice due to the illness. The tight end has apparently made good progress in his recovery since Friday, and the expectation is that he'll be able to handle his usual workload. However, Okonkwo will be working with a new quarterback for the first time since Week 8, as rookie Will Levis (ankle) is inactive for the contest and will give way to veteran Ryan Tannehill.

Uncertain to play Sunday

RotoWire Logo Published: 2023-12-22

Okonkwo didn't practice Friday due to an illness and is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Seahawks, Jim Wyatt of the Titans' official site reports.

After practicing fully Wednesday and Thursday, Okonkwo sat out Friday's session, so his status will need to be monitored ahead of Sunday's 1 p.m. ET kickoff. Okonkwo is one of three Tennessee tight ends carrying a questionable tag, joining Josh Whyle (knee) and Trevon Wesco (shin).

Posts 36 yards in loss

RotoWire Logo Published: 2023-12-17

Okonkwo recorded three catches on three targets for 36 yards in Sunday's 19-16 loss to the Texans.

Okonkwo entered Sunday's game with at least five targets in three straight games, though the Titans stuck to a run-heavy offensive approach. Will Levis attempted only 26 passes, which limited volume for all of the Titans' pass catchers, including Okonkwo. As a result, he was held below 40 yards for the first time since Week 11. The Titans should be forced into a more aggressive approach in a Week 16 matchup against the Seahawks, meaning Okonkwo could find more opportunity.

Racks up 46 yards

RotoWire Logo Published: 2023-12-11

Okonkwo recorded five receptions on six targets for 46 yards in Mondy's 28-27 win over Miami.

Okonkwo continued to see significant involvement in the Tennessee offense, as he now has at least five targets in five of seven games since Will Levis took over as the team's quarterback. Both his longest and most impactful reception came just prior to the two-minute warning in the fourth quarter, when he gained 16 yards to set up Derrick Henry for the game-winning score. Okonkwo has now topped 40 receiving yards in three consecutive games after failing to do so in any of Tennessee's first 10 matchups of the year.

Continues to see deeper targets

RotoWire Logo Published: 2023-12-03

Okonkwo recorded three receptions on six targets for 62 yards in Sunday's 31-28 overtime loss to the Colts.

Okonkwo recorded the Titans' longest play from scrimmage on a 39-yard reception on the game's second play. He was held relatively quiet from that point forward, though he did also manage a 12-yard reception in overtime to set up a go-ahead field goal. After struggling to get looks downfield to start the season, Okoknwo has set his best yardage-total marks for the season in consecutive games.

Finally gets downfield looks

RotoWire Logo Published: 2023-11-26

Okonkwo recorded four receptions on five targets for 45 yards in Sunday's 17-10 win over the Panthers.

Okonkwo tallied his highest yardage total of the season, in large part thanks to a 25-yard reception late in the first quarter. That marked only his second reception of more than 20 yards this season. Okonkwo has at least four targets in eight of 11 games this season, so if he starts to see more downfield looks, he could finally deliver on preseason expectations down the stretch of the campaign.

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