Logan Thomas
Logan Thomas
29-Year-Old Tight EndTE
Washington Redskins
2020 Fantasy Outlook
Thomas is perhaps best known for his time as a quarterback at Virginia Tech, though he's been hanging around the NFL ever since he was a fourth-round pick in 2014. He enjoyed his best season to date in 2019 with the Lions, catching 16 passes for 173 yards and a touchdown. Thomas now has a nice opportunity to see even more work, signing a two-year, $6.145 million contract with a Washington team that arguably has the weakest tight end room in the NFL. The competition consists of Jeremy Sprinkle, Richard Rodgers, Hale Hentges and Thaddeus Moss, so it won't come as a total shock if Thomas finds his way to four or five targets per week, albeit in what figures to be an inconsistent passing game. Read Past Outlooks
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$Signed a contract with the Redskins in March of 2020.
Eyeing top spot
TEWashington Redskins
June 18, 2020
Thomas has a good chance to win Washington's starting job at tight end, according to Kyle Stackpole of the team's official web site.
ANALYSIS
The Virginia Tech quarterback turned 2014 fourth-round pick has drifted around the NFL as a backup tight end, with last season's 16-173-1 receiving line in Detroit representing a career-best performance. It may not sound like much, but Washington saw enough to give Thomas a two-year, $6.15 million contract, which is the largest commitment to any player in a tight-end room full of journeymen and undrafted youngsters. Coach Ron Rivera compared Thomas to Greg Olsen in terms of athleticism, and while that's likely an exaggeration, the soon-to-be 29-year-old does have a nice opportunity ahead. Competition for snaps consists of Jeremy Sprinkle, Richard Rodgers, Hale Hentges and Thaddeus Moss.
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How do Logan Thomas' 2019 advanced stats compare to other tight ends?
This section compares his advanced stats with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average. The longer the bar, the better it is for the player.
  • Air Yards Per Game
    The number of air yards he is averaging per game. Air yards measure how far the ball was thrown downfield for both complete and incomplete passes. Air yards are recorded as a negative value when the pass is targeted behind the line of scrimmage. All air yards data is from Sports Info Solutions and does not include throwaways as targeted passes.
  • Air Yards Per Snap
    The number of air yards he is averaging per offensive snap.
  • % Team Air Yards
    The percentage of the team's total air yards he accounts for.
  • % Team Targets
    The percentage of the team's total targets he accounts for.
  • Avg Depth of Target
    Also known as aDOT, this stat measures the average distance down field he is being targeted at.
  • Catch Rate
    The number of catches made divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Drop Rate
    The number of passes he dropped divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Avg Yds After Catch
    The number of yards he gains after the catch on his receptions.
Air Yards Per Game
18.3
 
Air Yards Per Snap
0.85
 
% Team Air Yards
5.5%
 
% Team Targets
5.4%
 
Avg Depth of Target
9.8 Yds
 
Catch Rate
53.3%
 
Drop Rate
3.3%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
5.3
 
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How often does Logan Thomas run a route when on the field for a pass play?
This data will let you see how Logan Thomas and the other tight ends for the Redskins are being used. Some tight ends may have a lot of snaps, but they're not that useful for fantasy purposes because they're not actually running routes. This data will help you see when this is the case.
Logan Thomas
163 routes   28 targets
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83%
302 routes   40 targets
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57 routes   14 targets
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1 route   0 targets
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Logan Thomas' measurables compare to other tight ends?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
Height
6' 6"
 
Weight
250 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.61 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.18 sec
 
Cone Drill
7.05 sec
 
Vertical Jump
35.5 in
 
Broad Jump
118 in
 
Hand Length
10.88 in
 
Arm Length
34.25 in
 
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
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2014
Thomas signed with Detroit this offseason after spending two years in Buffalo honing his craft as a tight end. While the former Virginia Tech quarterback has upside as both a blocker and pass catcher, he was unable to lock down a roster spot.
Thomas made seven catches for 67 yards and one touchdown in 2017. He'll take a backseat in the tight end pecking order once again, as a bulk of the targets will go to veteran Charles Clay, who had 74 balls thrown to him last season.
Will likely be cut as Ryan Nassib is the team's probable backup to Eli Manning.
The Cardinals' 2014 fourth-round pick, Thomas was essentially redshirted last season, attempting just nine passes on a team riddled by injuries at quarterback. When Carson Palmer was lost to a season-ending torn ACL, the Cards turned to the uninspiring Drew Stanton. After Stanton went down, the starting nod was given to Ryan Lindley, who hadn't thrown a pass since 2012 and was signed just a few weeks prior off the Chargers' practice squad. Coach Bruce Arians likes tall, big quarterbacks, but the 6-foot-6, 250-pound Thomas is a project. Given Thomas' size, powerful arm and athleticism (4.54 40, 35.5-inch vertical), there's some long-term potential. However, he won't win the backup job this season, as he must improve his accuracy and decision-making to even hold onto the third-string gig.
Selected in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft, Thomas beat out Ryan Lindley for the honor of third-string quarterback in Arizona, as expected. However, starter Carson Palmer handled all snaps behind center last season, making it difficult to forecast reps for backup Drew Stanton in the upcoming campaign, let alone Thomas.
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Gets opportunity in Washington
TEWashington Redskins
March 19, 2020
Thomas is signing with Washington, John Keim of ESPN.com reports.
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Career highs across the board
TEDetroit Lions
January 2, 2020
Thomas, who caught one of three targets for 15 yards in Sunday's finale against Green Bay, finished the 2019 season with 16 catches (28 targets) for 173 yards and one touchdown in 16 games.
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Fifth multi-catch game of season
TEDetroit Lions
December 23, 2019
Thomas caught two of three targets for 17 yards during Sunday's 27-17 loss to Denver.
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No catches on four targets
TEDetroit Lions
December 16, 2019
Thomas failed to catch any of his four targets during Sunday's 38-17 loss to the Buccaneers.
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New season high in targets
TEDetroit Lions
December 9, 2019
Thomas caught two of four targets for 21 yards during Sunday's 20-7 loss to Minnesota.
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