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Dez Fitzpatrick

#10 WR,

Free Agent

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RANK: 235





25 yrs


6'2'' / 210 lbs



3yr Ave416199th854919.80

Joins practice squad

RotoWire Logo Published: 2023-10-04

Fitzpatrick signed with the Steelers' practice squad Wednesday, Teresa Varley of the team's official site reports.

Fitzpatrick was only gone from the franchise for about 48 hours before returning. The Louisville product was previously on the team's 53-man roster but only suited up for one game, Week 4 against Houston, before being waived Monday.

Fantasy Points by Week 2022


Weekly Stats 2022

Fantasy PointsBettingReceiving StatsRoutes Run
5 @WAS Outdoor 59° 0.0 159th 0.00-1.042.500000.0000%0000%0%0%100%

Performance Splits: 2020 to 2022

Fantasy PointsReceiving Averages
Home Outdoor 3 01.51.9334th2.31.3120.
Away Outdoor 2 00.62.40121st0.50.570.

Career Stats by Season: 2021 to 2022

Fantasy PointsReceiving StatsRoutes Run
2021 24 TEN 4 0 16 164th854919.8910%3002%9%0%89%
2022 25 TEN 1 0 0 235th00000.0000%0000%0%0%100%
Yards ball travels in the "Air" per completion. "YAC" is average yards gained after catch. "Drop"ped pass rate. "Share" of team passing targets.

Let go by Pittsburgh

RotoWire Logo Published: 2023-10-02

Fitzpatrick was waived by the Steelers on Monday, Teresa Varley of the team's official websitereports.

Fitzpatrick was added to the team's 53-man roster Sept. 14, but failed to record any stats over three contests with the Steelers, logging only three special-teams snaps. The wide receiver will now be available to be claimed by the 31 other teams in the league, though a return to Pittsburgh's practice squad seems most likely.

Available to make team debut

RotoWire Logo Published: 2023-10-01

Fitzpatrick is active for Sunday's matchup against the Texans, Mike DeFabo of The Athletic reports.

Fitzpatrick is active for the first time this season. He was signed off the practice squad after Diontae Johnson suffered a hamstring injury, but Fitzpatrick officially cracked the 53-man roster Sunday with Gunner Olszewski (coach's decision/concussion) inactive. Fitzpatrick has caught five of eight targets for 49 yards and a touchdown across five career appearances and will serve as a depth wideout versus Houston.

Will be available Monday

RotoWire Logo Published: 2023-09-14

Pittsburgh elevated Fitzpatrick from its practice squad to the 53-man roster Thursday ahead of Monday's game versus Cleveland, Teresa Varley of the Steelers' official site reports.

With Diontae Johnson (hamstring) listed as doubtful for Week 2, Fitzpatrick will be available to potentially provide reinforcements at wide receiver Monday. If he can find his way onto the field, he'll be a secondary option on a passing offense that looked anemic, to put it lightly, in Week 1.

Back with Pittsburgh

RotoWire Logo Published: 2023-09-01

The Steelers signed Fitzpatrick to their practice squad Wednesday, Teresa Varley of the Steelers' official site reports.

A 2021 fourth-round pick by the Titans, Fitzpatrick appeared in four games as a rookie but was relegated to Tennessee's practice squad in Year 2. The wideout totaled 154 receptions for 2,589 yards and 21 touchdowns in college, he's secured just five of eight targets for 49 yards and a score across five NFL regular-season games.

Cut by Pittsburgh

RotoWire Logo Published: 2023-08-29

The Steelers waived Fitzpatrick on Tuesday, Teresa Varley of the Steelers' official site reports.

Fitzpatrick spent most of the 2022 season on the Steelers' practice squad and remained with the organization during the offseason. He was unable to secure a spot on the team's 53-man roster, but it's possible he winds up on a practice squad again in 2023.

Lands future deal

RotoWire Logo Published: 2023-01-11

The Steelers signed Fitzpatrick to a reserve/future contract Wednesday, Teresa Varley of the team's official site reports.

Fitzpatrick spent the majority of the campaign on the Steelers' practice squad, but he saw one elevation in Week 5, through he failed to garner a target across five offensive snaps. With his new contract, the 2021 fourth-round pick will have a chance to compete for a roster spot throughout the offseason.

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